Category Archives: Book Reviews: Teen Reads

Librarian Recommended Teen Reads – Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Finn and Sean are brothers with a dead father and an abandoning mother and a lot of issues. Sean has given up on his dream to take care of Finn, and Finn is the town weirdo; Moonface, Sidetrack, he makes … Continue reading

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Recommended YA Reads – The haters by Jesse Andrews

Corey and Wes are a couple of dork guys stranded at Jazz Camp for summer where they soon realise 1. the deep mediocrity of their own talents and 2. Jazz Camp is full of douches – apart from Ash – … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended Teen Reads: The Sidekicks by Will Kostakis

Isaac was the one common denominator that Ryan, Harley, and Miles had in common, and now he’s dead, leaving them individually and collectively messed up. Isaac was the cool and popular one, the others labelled sporty, nerdy, and rebellious, but … Continue reading

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Recommended Graphic Novels: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona is an unpredictable teenage shapeshifter with a dark side. Lord Ballister Blackheart has a next level grudge and a burning desire to serve up a hot plate of revenge to his former BFF and now arch nemesis, Sir Ambrosius … Continue reading

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Recommended Graphic Novels: The Motherless Oven by Rob Davis

Pretty much everyone who reads this seems to finish it wondering what they just read. That’s because Davis has managed something totally original and totally outside the limits of reality, but in a good way. In this universe, children make … Continue reading

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Recommended Graphic Novels: This one summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

Both Rose and Windy’s families spend their summers at Awago beach and the girls are summer friends. Rose is a bit older than Windy, and this summer things are changing for her. Her dad is super embarrassing as usual, but … Continue reading

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Librarian Reccommended: Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman

This cross-over new adult book is on fire! Set in the 90’s grunge era, in small town USA, Hannah/Dex is a misfit loner who somehow manages to become friends with new girl Lacey in the aftermath of the town’s football … Continue reading

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