Tag Archives: Teen books with adult appeal

#BookBingoNW2017: Young adult

Need a book for that Young Adult square but aren’t quite sure where to start? Young adult fiction has come a long way since Sweet Valley High, with captivating, well-written titles that cross and blend just about every genre out … Continue reading

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Romantic Wednesdays: LGBTQ Pride

Posted by Eric G. It’s been 45 years since Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) New Yorkers fought back against police harassment at the Stonewall Inn in New York City, helping to usher in the modern LGBTQ rights movement. … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Christopher Barzak, author of “Before and Afterlives,” shares what he’s reading

Christopher Barzak will be reading from his recent collection of short stories, Before and Afterlives, on Wednesday, June 25th at the Central Library on Level 4, Room 2 at 7:00 p.m. His novel One for Sorrow was recently made into the … Continue reading

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Romantic Wednesdays: If You Liked The Fault in Our Stars

Posted by Eric G. John Green’s popular and acclaimed novel The Fault in Our Stars gets the big screen treatment this week! Here are some books that form a complementary reading constellation. Somebody Up There Hates You by Hollis Seamon On the … Continue reading

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Romantic Wednesdays: Love Yourself

To quote the inimitable RuPaul, “if you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” The characters in the following books are trying to do just that, and I encourage you to join them. Aristotle … Continue reading

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Staff Favorites: Teen fiction our library staff loves

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger Reading Gail Carriger is like eating a favorite pastry and discovering an unusual filling: light, decadent, funny, paranormal steampunk adventure—this time for teens! Sophronia is a young lady who’d rather climb the side of a building than the … Continue reading

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Who Says the Dead Can’t Dance?

Ok, I’m not usually a big fan of gore and ghosts, but when they come with excellent characters and a great deal of witty dialogue, what’s not to love? I can’t guarantee that everyone will find these books funny, but … Continue reading

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