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Vote for the Teens’ Top Ten!

Voting is now open for the Teens’ Top Ten, an award whose nominees are selected and voted on just by teens! Voting is open now through Teen Read Week, October 8-14. Check out the nominee video with Amandla and Nick, then go to the TTT site to vote for your top three!


August 21, 2017 at 9:12 am Leave a comment

Teens Top Ten Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Teens’ Top Ten! Teen book groups from across the country chose the nominees, then the vote was open to all teens. I’ve read only one of the top ten books this year – yikes! I’ve got to get reading! Have you read any of the winners? Comment me on why it was such a great book!


  1. Alive by Chandler Baker
  2. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
  3. The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
  4. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  5. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
    Read my review of Everything, Everything.
  6. Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone
  7. The Novice: Summoner: Book One by Taran Matharu
  8. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
  9. When by Victoria Laurie
  10. Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls. By Lynn Weingarten

October 18, 2016 at 1:29 pm Leave a comment

Don’t Forget to Vote for the Teens’ Top Ten!

Help pick the winner of the TTT! Check out the video below for all the nominees, then vote for your three favorite books. We need votes, so share this post with your friends so their votes count! Only teens should vote for the winners. Voting is open until October 15.


October 12, 2016 at 10:32 am Leave a comment

Vote for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten!

Voting for the Teens’ Top Ten is officially open! Teens in book groups across the country decided on the nominees, and now YOU can help pick the winner. Check out the video below for all the nominees, then vote for your three favorite books. We need votes, so share this post with your friends so their votes count!


August 15, 2016 at 9:33 am Leave a comment

Congrats, Grand Prize Winners!

Teen Facebook CSLP2016

Congratulations to everyone who won a grand prize, and thanks to all our Summer Reading participants!

Sign-Up Prize:

  • $25 Target gift card:
    • Matt Lebron

Grand prizes:

  • $25 DQ gift card:
    • Abby Wells
    • Dierdre Liddle
    • Michaela Liddle
  • $25 Gamestop gift card:
    • Jacob Chang
    • Nathan Gavin
  • $25 Kane County Cougars gift card:
    • Hannah Bramos
    • Nate Keough
  • $25 Kohl’s gift card:
    • Lida Hanson
    • Mylene Leschchenko
    • Cami Simpson
    • Jonah Lockard
  • $25 Rockin’ Jump gift card:
    • Bridget Weber
    • Amanda Heigen
  • $25 Studio Movie Grill gift card:
    • Abby Oleniczak
    • Noah Husted
  • $25 Target gift card:
    • Delaney Bethel
    • Anne Gillespie
    • Leo Johnson
    • Emma Crabtree
    • Emily Bramos
    • Emma Cho
    • Amber Dotson
    • Kaitlin Kilgore
  • DIY Paper Roller Coaster Kit :
    • Mary Zoch
    • Lilyanna Szremski
  • Vertical Endeavors (Glendale Heights) Indoor Rock Climbing Pass for 2 Climbers:
    • Jenna Palka
    • Elyse Youngstedt
    • Faith Mueller

 Bonus Grand Prizes

  • Fire HD8 Tablet:
    • Duncan Yuen
  • Fitbit Charge:
    • Emily Lonks

Poetry Contest

  • Gold: Brynn Schlereth
  • Silver: Elanny Trushov
  • Bronze: Paige Terpstra


July 28, 2016 at 3:44 pm Leave a comment

Teens’ Top Ten

The 2014 Teens’ Top Ten were just announced!  Teens all over the country voted for the best books of 2013/14 and here are the results:

1. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
2. Splintered by A. G. Howard
3. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
4. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
5. Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne
6. Earth Girl by Janet Edwards
7. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
8. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
9. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
10. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner

What do you think about this top ten? Agree? Disagree? Do you think there’s another book that definitely deserves to be on the list? Comment me!


October 20, 2014 at 12:11 pm Leave a comment

Check out an MTV award winner

So you didn’t get a chance to see all the winning movies? That’s what DVDs are for! Check out one of these MTV award winners…

DVDCatchingFire The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Movie of the Year
Best Female Performance – Jennifer Lawrence
Best Male Performance – Josh Hutcherson

DVDSmaug The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Best Fight – Orlando Bloom & Evangeline Lilly vs. Orcs
 DVDOz Oz the Great and Powerful

Best Villain – Mila Kunis

 DVDFast6 Fast & Furious 6

Best On-Screen Duo – Vin Diesel and Paul Walker

DVDManofSteel Man of Steel

Best Hero – Henry Cavill

April 14, 2014 at 10:10 am Leave a comment

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