Category Archives: Recommended 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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Save me Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer

Nico Caven has never really gotten over the disappearance of her mother when Nico was four. A police investigation turned up nothing, and despite all the mandatory counselling sessions, Nico still longs for resolution and to know more about who … Continue reading

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Librarian Recommended YA Reads: Zeroes

  Book 1 of the super exciting new series co-written by Scott Westerfeld (Ulglies), Margo Lanagan (Black Juice), and Deborah Biancotti (prolific short story writer). Zeroes is written in the alternating viewpoints of six charcters: Scam, Bellwether, Anonymous, Crash, Mob, … Continue reading

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