YA Book Reviews by Amy

Most Entertaining Audiobooks Part I   I am someone who enjoys having a physical book in my hands to read and it is still my favorite form to read. In the past, I have rarely dipped my toes into eBooks or audiobooks until a couple of years ago; I realized that I spent a lot of… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

YA Book Reviews by Amy: Contemporary Take II  I recently posted a contemporary YA Book Reviews post, and I wanted to continue with some lesser read selections. One reason that I enjoy the contemporary genre is that the characters are usually experiencing love for the first time and exploring who they are and what they… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

YA Book Reviews by Amy: Great Graphic Novels   Jessica Abel, a cartoonist and comics educator, presents graphic novels as a long work in an artistic or comics medium. While graphic novels premiered almost 200 years ago, they have been popular throughout the past several decades and have been gaining more popularity in the Young Adult… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy: My Top TBR List

Do you have a long list books that you want to read, but you haven’t gotten a chance to read them yet? Not surprisingly, I have an exceptionally long list of books that I want to read. A TBR list is also known as a To Be Read list, and while I have probably over… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy: Favorite Classics

  Sometimes you pick up a title because of the pleasing-to-the-eye cover, or the summary on the inside of the flap sounds interesting, but sometimes you have to read a book for class. These are some classic fiction titles, some I have read in my free time and others that started out as class assignments… read more >>

It’s a Scary, Scary World

Get your campfire ready, wait ‘til dark, and download one of these super scary novels!  We aren’t responsible for damage to devices that are dropped on the ground or in the fire due to sheer fright. The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson  This classic, published in 1959, is the consummate haunted house tale.  Still… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy: Fantastic Fantasy

This week I wanted to highlight my favorite YA fantasy novels. I have loved the fantasy genre ever since I first watched The Lord of the Rings when I was in middle school. My father helped support this new passion by sharing his favorite fantasy series: Dragonlance. My family went to a medieval fair, and… read more >>

Sally Ride Day

May 26 is recognized as “Sally Ride Day,” to honor astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride, the first woman in space. The library has many books and resources so you can read more about this amazing woman. e-Books Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride by Margaret J. Goldstein. Sally Ride loved science, but her teachers thought it was a waste of time to learn. Thankfully, she didn’t listen;… read more >>

Children’s Classic Literature Audiobooks

Did you ever read a children’s classic literature book? Children’s classic literature novels are stories made for juveniles that are about topics that matter. The character is believable and engaging to follow throughout the adventure. These stories have stood the test of time and have been around for years. Young children enjoy classics that are colorful, rhyme,… read more >>

YA Book Reviews from Amy: Books that Will Stay with Me

Hello Everyone! This week I wanted to highlight the books that have stayed with me ever since I have read them; the kind of books that made me think long after I closed the pages. All of these books represent something important to me; one of these novels taught me that a sad ending is okay because it is the only ending that made sense and… read more >>

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