Category Archive: Teens

Teen Programs are for Grades 6-12 unless otherwise indicated.

Up and Coming YA Books: March 2014

3/1/15
The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks
Prairie Fire by E.K. Johnston
Infandous by Elana K. Arnold

3/3/15
The Winner’s Crime (The Winner’s Trilogy #2) by Marie Rutkoski
The Storyspinner (The Keepers’ Chronicles #1) by Becky Wallace
Dead to Me by Mary McCoy
My Best Everything by Sarah Tomp
Charisma by Jeanne Ryan
The Dead I Know by Scot Gardner
How to Win at High School by Owen Matthews
Kin (Tales of Beauty and Madness #3) by Lili St. Crow
Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
The Memory Key by Liana Liu
Mosquitoland by David Arnold
Death Marked (Death Sworn #2) by Leah Cypess
Breaking Sky by Cori McCarthy
The Dark Water (Well’s End #2) by Seth Fishman
Positively Beautiful by Wendy Mills
Terminal (Virals #5) by Brendan Reichs, Kathy Reichs
Deviate (Light Key #2) by Tracy Clark
Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
The Tragic Age by Stephen Metcalfe

3/10/15
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten
Burning Kingdoms (The Internment Chronicles #2) by Lauren DeStefano
The Brilliant Light of Amber Sunrise by Matthew Crow
In a Split Second by Sophie McKenzie
The Dickens Mirror (The Dark Passages #2) by Ilsa J. Bick
Rivals in the City (The Agency #4) by Y.S. Lee
Silent Alarm by Jennifer Banash
Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles
Everybody Knows Your Name by Brent Bradshaw, Andrea Seigel
Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver
Little Peach by Peggy Kern
The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith
Shadow Scale (Seraphina #2) by Rachel Hartman
The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows
Tether (Many-Worlds #2) by Anna Jarzab

3/17/15
Duplicity by N.K.Traver
Pretty Wanted (Pretty Crooked #3) by Elisa Ludwig
The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne
Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee
Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story by David Levithan
Everything That Makes You by Moriah McStay

3/24/15
Me Being Me Is Exactly as Insane as You Being You by Todd Hasak-Lowy
Catalyst (Control #2) by Lydia Kang
Boarding School Girls (Stella Prequel) by Helen Eve
In the Time of Dragon Moon by Janet Lee Carey
Things I’ll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves by Ann Angel
The Tightrope Walkers by David Almond
Boys Don’t Knit by T.S. Easton
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
The Door in the Moon (Obsidian Mirror #3) by Catherine Fisher
Liars, Inc. by Paula Stokes
Finding Mr. Brightside by Jay Clark
Guardians (Wasteland #3) by Laurence Klavan, Susan Kim
Half Wild (Half Bad #2) by Sally Green

3/31/15
King (Prophecy #3) by Ellen Oh
Instinct (Chronicles of Nick #6) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Twist (Loop #2) by Karen Akins
We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach
Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman
Eye Candy (Rumor Central #6) by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
The Wicked Will Rise (Dorothy Must Die #2) by Danielle Paige
Playing a Part by Daria Wilke
The Cemetery Boys by Heather Brewer
The Kindey Hypothetical: Or, How to Ruin Your Life in Seven Days by Lisa Yee
The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
What Waits in the Woods by Kieran Scott Point
Etherworld (Elusion #2) by Cheryl Klam, Claudia Gabel
The World Within: A Novel of Emily Brontë by Jane Eagland

Teen Writers’ Group

Friday February 20, 2015
3:30 PM until 4:30 PM


If you like to write and want to share your work, this is the group for you!  We will have an informal discussion about our current projects, then write for about half an hour (I’ll have writing prompts if you get stuck!), and share our work at the end (optional).  This group is for young adults – high school students & recent grads.  Bring a notebook or laptop, whichever you prefer, for writing.


Location: Conference Room

Teens’ Top Ten announced!

The votes are in!  Teens from all over the country have selected the following 10 YA books as their favorites!

  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

Check them out!

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