Monthly Archives: July 2015

Weekend Book Giveaway: From Where I Watch You

As I mentioned yesterday, today’s giveaway is a personalized signed copy of local author Shannon Grogan’s brand new book From Where I Watch You, coming out on August 4th! From the publisher: Sixteen-year-old Kara is about to realize her dream of becoming a professional baker. Beautifully designed and piped, her cookies are masterpieces, but also […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Shannon Grogan

This week we are featuring local author Shannon Grogan, whose new book From Where I Watch You is coming out next week (and will be featured as tomorrow’s Weekend Book Giveaway!) Here she is at Disneyland with her best bud Vin Diesel! Shannon, what books are you currently loving the most? 1. Between the Notes […]

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Book review prizes

Random prizes for book reviews! Well, our #teenexploresummer hashtag contest has not gotten the response we expected, and we have a BUNCH of random surprises to give away. So starting this week we will be sending out prizes for our favorite book reviews!

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Trailer Tuesday: Extraordinary Means

Trailer Tuesday: Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Readers’ Corner: Superpowers Among Us

This week’s featured booklist was made especially for the Teen Explore Summer theme: Escape the Ordinary, and it’s all about superpowers.  You’ll find great variety on this list, from traditional superheroes with superpowers to superpowered people who are not what you expect. And there’s even a guide on becoming a superhero yourself. Happy reading!  Melleny […]

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This Week at the Library

Monday, July 27th  Escape?! 2:00 PM – Langley Library You’ve been trapped inside a room by a villain! You (and the rest of the inmates) have just 60 minutes to solve the clues, find the key, and escape before you meet your doom. DOOM! This Explore Summer program for teens is sponsored by the Friends […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: A Million Miles Away

Looking a weeper, to go with the rain we are FINALLY getting? I think A Million Miles Away by Lara Avery might be a real heart-breaker. From the publisher: Twin sisters Kelsey and Michelle Maxfield look identical – but they couldn’t be more different. Kelsey is the captain of the dance team and loves her […]

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It’s time to read.

Read now, dishes later?

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Trailer Tuesday: The Night We Said Yes

Trailer Tuesday: The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Readers’ Corner: Book-to-Movie

This week’s featured booklist was compiled by YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association, as a list of 2015 popular paperbacks for young adults. This list, entitled “Book to Movie: Ripped from the Pages” includes some recent favorites from the book-to-movie adaptation trend. If you’re looking for something to do this summer, why not get some […]

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