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Celebrate Humor Month: Side-splitting Stories for Teens By: Anders Arnold April is known for a lot of things: spring time, taxes, showers, baseball, candy, candy & more candy! Besides all of that, April is known as National Humor Month. Oh, you didn’t know? Well, I think it’s...

Teen Books Go To The Movies! By: Anders Arnold Reading YA books is always a blast, but sometimes it’s a lot of fun to see your beloved novels on the big screen (and sometimes, not so much). Let’s look at the glass half-full shall we? Here are...

Rockin' & Readin': Awesome Teen Titles During SRP By: Anders Arnold It’s summer and LIBRARIES ROCK! Help us celebrate the Summer Reading Program theme and check out these great books as we get to ROCKIN’ & READIN’: AWESOME TEEN TITLES DURING SRP.      So many cool fiction titles are...

Staff Review: Batman: The Killing Joke By: Justin Davis Alan Moore’s 1988 classic graphic novel starts with Batman visiting Arkham Asylum to see if the Joker and he can settle their differences before one finally kills the other. However, Batman soon finds out the Joker has escaped...

Staff Review: As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds By: Emily Burton Genie and his brother Ernie are headed to Virginia where they’ll spend a month with their grandparents. Genie, an inquisitive and energetic boy, is excited about meeting his paternal grandfather for the first time and...

Teen Romance Novels that Won't Make you Blush By: Jackie Humphrey Happy Valentine's Day!  There are many legends that surround St. Valentine.  My favorite story of him is that he was a priest who secretly married couples against the wishes of Emperor Claudius II.  The emperor thought...

Awesome YA Books! Great New Titles For Teens (And Adults) By: Anders Arnold Hello 2018! I can't think of a better way to kick off the New Year than cracking open these YA titles, great for teens & adults. Here's a small sample of recent new titles...