The best books we listened to in 2017

It’s the end of the year and your favorite teen librarians and library staff have been reminiscing about the best books we’ve consumed this year. Many of us had a hard time narrowing our choices down to just two or three titles, so we cheated a little and broke it up into two lists since […]

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Readers’ Corner: African American Historical Fiction

In celebration of Martin Luther King Junior Day, this week’s featured booklist is all about African American historical fiction. Get a glimpse into the African American experience from the earliest colonial days of America through the Vietnam War. Happy reading! Melleny @ Mukilteo Library

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Readers’ Corner: Humor Me

Happy New Year! This week’s featured booklist is borrowed from the YALSA Popular Paperbacks list: Humor Me. The list includes many funny, fantastic, and witty reads to brighten up your chilly January.   I’m wishing you much happy reading in 2016! Melleny @ Mukilteo Library

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Readers’ Corner: Celebrating MLK & the Civil Rights Movement

I hope you can take some time today and appreciate all that you have, and how much we all owe to the brave activists of the Civil Rights Movement. This week’s featured booklist is about this very topic, and it includes books that will make you experience every emotion from joy to heartbreak to anger […]

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Readers’ Corner: Transgender Journeys

Everyone has their own path to take through life, and some are more complicated than others. This week’s featured teen booklist is about Transgender Journeys, and the books here explore the paths of transgender teens who are trying to find their true selves in a society that doesn’t always understand or accept them.  I hope […]

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Readers’ Corner: AFK – Books for Gamers

There’s one more week left of winter vacation, and if you’re into gaming, you’re probably spending a lot of that time playing games, new and old. If you find a moment to step away from the keyboard (or controller), you may be interested in some books from this week’s featured booklist: AFK – Books for […]

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Readers’ Corner: Winter Tales

This week’s featured booklist is a new one: Winter Tales.  Whether you’re looking for a romance, thriller, comedy, fantasy, or graphic novel, you’ll find something to curl up with during winter vacation. Happy reading!  Melleny @ Mukilteo Library

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Readers’ Corner: If You Like John Green…

John Green’s books are fantastic, and that’s why they’re almost always checked out with a holds queue a mile long. So what can you do if you need a dose of tragic, well-written, romantic, heart-breaking, beautiful, clever, realistic fiction RIGHT NOW? Try something from this week’s featured booklist: If You Like John Green… And if […]

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Readers’ Corner: Mysteries

‘Tis the season to curl up with a warm drink and a soft blanket and a good mystery to solve. We have a ton of great ones (mysteries, not drinks or blankets) on this week’s featured Mystery booklist.  While mystery is a genre on its own, some of these books cross over with other genres […]

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Readers’ Corner: Foodie Fiction

Thanksgiving is behind us, along with all the overeating and pie that comes with it. Before it’s time to load up on holiday sweets, let’s indulge in the pleasures of food without any of the calories with this week’s featured booklist: Foodie Fiction.  With these books, you can read about delicious meals and desserts, and maybe […]

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