YA Book Reviews by Amy

YA Book Reviews by Amy: Books Our Librarians Love   I have asked some of our librarians to tell me their favorite YA novels and I received an overwhelming response.   These are 6 books that are not only beloved by me, but also some of my colleges.  Graceling by Kirstin Cashore (Chosen by Ms. Missy)  In this realm, people are… read more >>

Buckeye Children & Teen Book Awards

Looking for book recommendations? Why not read books nominated by students like you!? The Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Awards (BCTBA) are the only state awards for books that are nominated by and voted on by students across the state.   Check out and read these 2020 nominees:    For Grades K-2        Back Roads, Country Toads by Devin Scillian   Carl and… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

YA Book Reviews by Amy: Royal Reads It seems like many people are invested in royal families; whether it was the millions who stayed tuned in for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, watching television shows like The Crown or Victoria or The Great, or grew up watching Disney because of the princesses and princes…. read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

Mystery Mayhem   I am currently ignoring my reading list because I am in the mood to read some good YA mysteries. I like to read books with a good amount of suspense and a mystery that surprises me with twists and turns. Usually murder plots, unreliable characters, and a good detective on the case is… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

YA Book Reviews By Amy: My Library Book Haul  If you are aware of BookTube (the side of YouTube that discusses books, reading reviews and vlogs, and updates on what is being read), then you have probably heard of book hauls.   What is book haul?   It is usually a blog or video in which an… read more >>

YA Book Reviews by Amy

Most Entertaining Audio Books Part II Hello again my audiobook listeners or maybe you are new to the world of listening to books and want to give them a try! This is part II of my recommended audiobook list. These audiobook suggestions are books that I originally listened to and enjoyed the content of the… read more >>

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 >>

Adulting 101: How to Write a Check

Adulting 101 – tips for young adults (or those of us who may need a refresher!) With so many transactions being performed online, do you need a reminder on how to fill out a physical check?  Or perhaps this is your first time?  No problem!  Learn how by watching Kim from the Public Library of… 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 >>

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