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November 13, 2017 at 11:08 am Leave a comment

An Enchantment of Ravens Review


Check out this teen review of An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson:

“This book was a beautifully written original story about fairies and humans. The author’s treatment of fairy myth was very creative and innovative. The author left an open ending and I would be excited to read any future books she releases. I highly recommend this book to fantasy readers!”

This review was submitted after the reader recieved an advance copy of the book as a Summer Reading prize. Looking for a free book for fall? There are a giveaways in the teen corner of the library, available while they last. And don’t forget to check out An Enchantment of Ravens, available  now.

November 2, 2017 at 8:03 pm Leave a comment

New Nonfiction

October 25, 2017 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

New Books!

The Wrong Train
YA FIC DEQUIDT
This collection of scary stories includes the experiences of a train passenger who becomes subject to the nightmarish elements in stories told by a mysterious stranger, who demands a terrible price to make the stories end.
Wonder Woman : Warbringer
YA FIC BARDUGO
When a bomb detonates on Alia Keralis’ ship, she’s saved by Diana, Princess of the Amazons. But Alia is a Warbringer, fated to bring bloodshed, unless Alia and Diana can work together & save the world.
They Both Die at the End
YA FIC SILVERA
In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their End Day.
Murder, Magic, and What We Wore
YA FIC JONES
Deciding to become a spy after her father is killed and his money goes missing, Annis Whitworth uses her talent for sewing magical garments to open a dressmaking shop as a cover while she quietly searchs for her father’s murderer.
Girl on the Verge
YA FIC DUNN
Kanchana is a Thai-American high school senior in a small Kansas town. She struggles with a disapproving grandparent and her inability to fit in with her white peers. By secretly designing clothing that reflects both cultures, she creates something uniquely her own.
The Marrow Thieves
YA FIC DIMALINE
In a future world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America’s indigenous population – and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow – and dreams – means death for the unwilling donors. Driven to flight, a 15-year-old and his companions struggle for survival against the “recruiters” who seek them out to bring them to the marrow-stealing factories.

October 18, 2017 at 10:53 am Leave a comment

Star Warssssss

Have you checked out the new trailer for The Last Jedi? If not, I’ve got you covered!


Can’t wait until December 15 to dive back in to the Star Wars universe? Check out Leia: Princess of Alderaan, by Claudia Gray! “Sixteen-year-old Princess Leia has been taking rigorous survival courses, practicing politics, and spearheading relief missions to world under Imperial control so that she becomes formally named heir to the throne of Alderaan. When her parents begin acting strange, Leia sets out to uncover their secrets, putting her in the path of the watchful Empire.”

October 12, 2017 at 8:29 am Leave a comment

New Manga Series


The Water Dragon’s Bride just came in and is available in the teen manga section of the library.

Do you have a suggestion for a new manga series we should buy? Comment me!

September 11, 2017 at 9:27 am Leave a comment

New Audiobooks

Perfect for an end-of-summer-break road trip! Some of these new teen audiobooks are on CD and some are on Playaway, which are small media players pre-loaded with an entire audio book. Check these out!

 

Always and forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
YA CDBOOK FIC HAN
While helping plan her father’s wedding, senior Lara Jean struggles with choosing a college and questions how graduation is going to change her relationship with her boyfriend Peter.

Bang by Barry Lyga
YA PLAYAWAY FIC LYGA
Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one, not even Sebastian himself, can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister with his father’s gun. Now, ten years later, Sebastian can’t live with the guilt. It took a gun to get him into this. Now he needs a gun to get out.
Caraval by Stephanie Garber
YA PLAYAWAY FIC GARBER
Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over. But this year, her invitation finally arrives. Only, as soon as they arrive, Scarlett’s sister Tella is kidnapped by Caraval’s mastermind, and she must be found or disappear forever.
Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner
YA PLAYAWAY FIC ZENTNER
Carver Briggs never thought a simple text would cause a fatal crash, killing his three best friends, Mars, Eli, and Blake. But now Carver can’t stop blaming himself for the accident.

August 14, 2017 at 10:17 am Leave a comment

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