Readers’ Corner: Eco-Fiction

Climate change is a major concern for most people these days, especially with the storms getting stronger (um, what’s a bomb cyclone?) and the temperature getting more extreme (snow in the Sahara?!). This week’s featured booklist includes some pretty amazing stories about what the world might be like in the future if climate change continues to […]

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Readers’ Corner: Squeaky Clean Reads

You may be spending more time with your family this time of year, and this week’s featured teen booklist will help you avoid some awkward situations. Teen fiction is great, but there are books that you might not want your grandmother or 7-year-old nephew reading over your shoulder. But you also don’t want to read […]

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Readers’ Corner: Historical Fiction Around the World

I hope you enjoyed your long Thanksgiving weekend and had some time to eat good food and make great memories with family and friends. For this week’s featured teen booklist, we’re traveling back in time. Waaaay back in time. This week’s books take place in the centuries between the 500s and the 1300s, and they […]

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Readers’ Corner: Fairy Tales Revisited

Hello, readers! I hope you’re staying warm this fall. This week’s featured booklist includes a whole bunch of titles you can enjoy while curled up under a blanket with some hot cocoa. These books are all re-imagined versions of popular fairy tales, and there’s something on this list no matter what you like to read. […]

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Readers’ Corner: Ghosts

Halloween is creeping up on us, so it’s a good time to fill your mind with spooky stories. This week’s featured teen booklist is all about ghosts, so you’re sure to find something to help you prepare for this creepiest of holidays. Most of the books on this list are fictional ghost stories, but there […]

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Readers’ Corner: Pacific Northwest

We live in a beautiful corner of the country, even though it may seem dreary certain times of the year (like autumn, like now). This week’s featured booklist will help you reconnect with what you love about the Pacific Northwest by reading great stories that take place around here. Whether you love the rain or […]

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Readers’ Corner: Romance

Everyone could use a little more love in their life, especially as we head toward chilly weather and grey skies. This week’s featured teen booklist is will add some romance to your life. Do you like your romance realistic? Set in a fantasy world? In graphic novel format? Do you like to go back in time, or […]

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Readers’ Corner: Road Trips

This week’s featured teen booklist is all about road trips, because that’s where I am right now! That’s right — as you read this, I’m somewhere on the Oregon coast, probably stuck in traffic with all the eclipse groupies. Summer is winding down, but don’t let it end without at least one sunny road trip. […]

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Readers’ Corner: Sports Fiction

If you’re a fan of any kind of sports, you’re going to love this week’s featured teen booklist: sports fiction. The list includes a wide variety of sports, from the obvious ones, like baseball and basketball, to the less common boxing, mountain climbing, and surfing. There are even a couple books about female football players. So […]

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Readers’ Corner: Build a Better World with Teen Fiction

Can you believe it’s August already? The summer is flying by! But there’s still some time left to enjoy Teen Explore Summer. Find an event at a library near you, track your reading to earn votes, and read an inspiring book in the sunshine (with sunblock, of course). This week’s featured booklist is all about […]

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