Monthly Archives: December 2016

Vlog Squad: Crooked Kingdom

Hannah reviews one of her favorite books of 2016, Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo. Not only is it a great fantasy story of revenge, it has one of her favorite characters of all time, great representation, and strong female friendships. Request Crooked Kingdom from Sno-Isle Libraries today:

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Weekend Book Giveaway: History is All You Left Me

For our last book of 2016, we are giving away a title I am excited about: History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera. I’m a big fan of his last book, More Happy Than Not, and am really looking forward to reading this one! From the publisher: When Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, […]

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You Count – Reflecting on 2016

2016 is coming to a close and 2017 is just around the corner. It’s a great time to look back and see what you’ve accomplished, and make some goals for the new year (typically known as New Year’s resolutions). When you reflect on the past year, you may want to ask yourself a few of […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Heartless

  Trailer Tuesday: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

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Readers’ Corner: Pop Culture and Philosophy

I don’t know about you, but I love it when someone digs deeper into something from popular culture, like a TV show or video game, and relates it to something significant in the real world. If you don’t know what I mean, you will soon. This week I’m featuring a series of books that you may […]

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Vlog Squad Guest Post: Violent Ends

This week we have a book review from one of our Teen Ambassadors, Avalise, from Stanwood sharing Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson. While this may be too scary and depressing for younger teens, it is fascinating look at a school shooting, written collaboratively by 17 authors! Request it from Sno-Isle Libraries today:

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Weekend Book Giveaway: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

For the long holiday weekend, we have a fun new ARC that will be coming out next month, The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti. From the publisher: Hawthorn wasn’t trying to insert herself into a missing person’s investigation. Or maybe she was. But that’s only because Lizzie Lovett’s disappearance is the one fascinating […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Leanna

This week we are featuring Leanna from Marysville! So Leanna, when you aren’t super busy with theater, what books are you excited about right now? 1) Th1rteen R3asons Why by Jay Asher This book gives you as a reader an inside perspective of how bullying and harassment can affect someone’s life. I always knew bullying […]

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Teens

As a teen librarian, I often get adults asking me for ideas of what to get for the teens in their lives. This year, I asked our Sno-Isle Teen Ambassadors for Two Books and a Surprise gift that they would recommend for people looking for something for that special teen in their lives:      […]

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You Count: Harry Potter Alliance

Harry Potter fans, are you looking for a way to help the world? The Harry Potter Alliance can help you with that. A non-profit organization, their motto is that they “turn fans into heroes” and the group’s vision is to make “A creative and collaborative culture that solves the world’s problems.” Fans can become heroes […]

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