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Instead of reblogging that ol’ ask post, I figured I’d put it all together into a neat little post! I’ve added a few more.


How many of these scary books have you read?

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The Infinite Sea | Rick Yancey

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7 Excellent YA Sci-Fi Romance Series

[via Book Riot]

Like your YA science fiction with a dose of romance? Here’s a round-up of some solid series’ worth checking out:

The Delirium series by Lauren Oliver

The Jenna Fox Chronicles series by Mary E. Pearson

The Adaptation duology by Malinda Lo

The Chemical Garden trilogy by Lauren DeStefano

The Across the Universe series by Beth Revis

The Bumped duology by Megan McCafferty

The Gone series by Michael Grant

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Happy October! Pick up a spooky read this month. Here are a few gothic suggestions.


Curious about gothic YA fiction? Seeking some gothic horror to read this month or recommend to other readers? 

Dig in to our genre guide, including definitions, resources, and a massive reading list to all things gothic YA


All of these quotes are from actual challenges I found online.

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Banned Books Week starts the 21st! What are your favorite banned books? 



Hey! Banned Books Week is coming up starting this Sunday! This year has a focus on banned comics & graphic novels.

If you are looking for some resources to spread the word or to run events, you should head over to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund website where they have lots of stuff including two free downloadable posters you can print up to help promote BBW. I did the design above.

Oh yeah, and something else you could do for BBW is read Americus, by MK Reed and myself, which is all about book banning, censorship, and coming of age. 

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Random Fandom Friday! On Friday, October 3 come on in to the library at 2:00 PM for our zombie themed Random Fandom! We will make zombie crafts, chat about our favorite zombie series (Walking Dead, anyone?), and eat some delicious snacks. This program is free and open to students in grades 5-8. 


Looking for a 2014 YA book that’s male narrated?

Here’s a massive round-up of male-led/male-voiced YA out this year. 

Happy International Literacy Day!

Come and join us for our Divergent Random Fandom Friday! 

This Friday, September 5, at 2:00 at the Wells Library we’ll be making faction symbol magnets, playing some Wii games, and, of course, having some delicious snacks. See you there! 

Questions? Email 


View the larger chart and get a downloadable version here!

I don’t know about you, but I love the “re-told” genre. Here’s a cool graphic with some recommendation of books that turn something old into something new! 

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If I Stay - the movie that is, which you probably already knew - premieres today!

Here are 19 books about teens who are dealing with grief, loss, and illness (and love). 

  • The Beginning of After
  • Me Since You
  • Heartbeat
  • The Summer of Letting Go
  • The Sky Is Everywhere
  • The Last Forever
  • When You Were Here
  • I’ll Give You the Sun (September 2014)
  • The Edge of Falling
  • In Honor
  • Saving Francesca
  • The Chance You Won’t Return
  • The Book of Broken Hearts
  • A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend
  • Maybe One Day
  • Winter Longing
  • Lovely, Dark, and Deep
  • Please Ignore Vera Dietz
  • The End or Something Like That