TeenZone Blogs

Once Upon a Fairytale Retelling By: Missy Flanagin I recently got the pleasure of introducing a good friend of mine to a young adult series, The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer. I was truly at a loss for words, trying to describe the awesomeness of Cinder. I...

Stay Healthy for National Nutrition Month By: Anders Arnold Howdy folks! March is National Nutrition Month and I wanted my blog to focus on how teens can stay healthy in mind, body & spirit. Highlighted below are some fantastic books within our collection that not only focus...

Dog Days of Summer – Teen Books for Canine Fans By: Anders Arnold There’s nothing quite like the summer sun shining down while you’re relaxing at a getaway destination of your choice. And what better companion to have on this vacation than a super-loyal, canine friend. Here...

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...