Readers’ Corner: Zombie Awareness Month

This week’s featured booklist brings us right into Zombie Awareness Month. The Zombie Research Society, founded in 2007, helped start the Zombie Awareness Month campaign to bring attention to zombies and the possibility of a future zombie apocalypse. The campaign runs during the month of May because of the high amount of notable zombie films […]

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Readers’ Corner: Turtles All the Way Down

If you liked John Green’s recent novel, Turtles All the Way Down, then try something from this week’s featured booklist: If You Liked Turtles All the Way Down. Don’t forget to grab a box of tissues!   Marissa @ Mariner Library

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Readers’ Corner: Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by reading something from this week’s featured Non-Fiction Poetry booklist.                Get your poetry on!   Marissa @ Mariner Library

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Readers’ Corner: Ready Player One Read-alikes

This week’s teen booklist features Ready Player One Read-alikes. These thrilling and gritty novels all feature elements of cyberspace and virtual reality. Cyberspace is the notional environment in which communication over computer network occurs while virtual reality is a computer-generated simulation of three-dimensional images or environments that can be interacted with in a seemingly real […]

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Readers’ Corner: Books to Read Before the Movie

Inspired by the recently released movie Love, Simon which is based off of the book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, this week’s featured booklist is full of great Books to Read Before You Watch the Movie.                       Marissa @ Mariner Library

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Readers’ Corner: Girl Rising

This weeks featured booklist is inspired by the Girl Rising campaign and focuses on young girls fighting to change their world. Girl Rising, a 2013 documentary film that follows nine women from different countries as they struggle to overcome societal and cultural barriers, sparked a global movement for girls education and empowerment. The movement uses true […]

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Readers’ Corner: Get Involved With Activism

In honor of Women’s History Month, this weeks featured booklist focuses on teen activism. This list has something for everyone with fiction, non-fiction, films, and graphic novels. Be inspired to create change, get involved, and make your voices heard.   Marissa @ Mariner Library

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The best teen fiction we read in 2017

The end of the year always seems to be flooded with lists. Award lists (or finalists) are revealed like the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Morris Award finalists, it seems like everyone has a best of list (including our own Sno-Isle list created by the Reader Service’s Team). 2017 was an incredible year […]

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Readers’ Corner: Rainbow Reads

You may know that June is Pride Month, and you can find out more about its history and how it’s celebrated at the Library of Congress. This week, I’d like to join in the festivities by sharing one of our GLBTQ-focused booklists called Rainbow Reads. It includes a variety of fiction and nonfiction for, by, […]

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Readers’ Corner: If you like the Warriors books…

This week’s featured teen booklist is for all of you fans of Erin Hunter’s books. Those include the Warriors (cats), Survivors (dogs), and Seekers (bears) series. So if you’re looking for something with adventure, animals, and magic, look no further than this list. Many of these are the first in a series, so you can […]

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