Monthly Archives: October 2018

Readers’ Corner: Non-Fiction Graphic Novels

This week, the Readers’ Corner brings you extra-compelling nonfiction books that span all kinds of interests and curiosities, and oh so much art! A nonfiction graphic novel can present information in a more familiar and easily digestible format.  While many graphic novels are biographical in nature, there are other nonfiction topics covered in graphic novel […]

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BookTube: How to Survive High School-Ask an Author

Authors such as Nicola Yoon (Everything, Everything), Julie Buxbaum (What to Say Next), and Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows, Wonder Woman Warbringer) share their advice on surviving high school. Have tips of your own? Feel free to share them in the comments section!

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Readers’ Corner: Fantasy Fiction

This week the Readers’ Corner features some of our favorite Fantasy Fiction. With its roots in myth and legend, Fantasy Fiction is the most elemental of all the genres. For many generations, people believed in myth and legend in a way that dramatically affected their life and culture. There is something timeless about stories that […]

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BookTube Trailer: Dear Martin

Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him. Check out Dear Martin, by Nic Stone.

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Readers’ Corner: Teen Horror Starter Kit

As a kid, I wondered why anyone would subject themselves to scary reads — just the slightest glimpse of a horror movie’s cover could give me nightmares. My friends would taunt me with their book trailers just to see me slink away, creeped out with visions of sharp knives, clown faces, and grim reapers. With […]

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BookTube: The Hate U Give-Angie Thomas Goes Behind the Scenes!

Go behind the scenes with Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, as she talks about being on set for the film adaption of her book. The film opens this month (Oct. 19, 2018) in theaters! What did you think of The Hate U Give? Let us know in the comments section!

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Readers’ Corner: Stranger Things

Netflix’s TV show Stranger Things has been wildly popular around the globe, perhaps sucking up more internet bandwidth with teens than many of their social media accounts.  The show is set in the 80’s and begins when a young boy, Mikey, goes missing. His friends and family uncover many strange things while looking for him, including a […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Hackl.

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Readers’ Corner: From YouTube to Our Shelves

This week the Readers’ Corner will help you discover the hype around a few of YouTube’s most notable celebrities and bloggers, and the books they write. Many people today spend countless hours browsing the site. YouTube can help you learn how to properly apply your makeup or let you explore different types of fashion. It […]

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