November 18, 2017

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Magic, Dastardly Villains, and Less-Than-Perfect Heroes: New YA Fantasy

Tempt fantasy fans with this spectacular sampling of recent genre titles that reflect this enticing smorgasbord of settings and subject matter, feature diverse casts, and treat an alluring array of coming-of-age themes.

Beyond the Stars: Sci-Fi YA Read-Alikes for “The 5th Wave” Fans

The film adaptation of Rick Yancey’s YA The 5th Wave comes to theaters on January 22. Teens will be rushing to the library in search of the source material; offer them these new and upcoming sci-fi read-alikes.

Teen vs. Nature: Spine-Tingling Wilderness Survival Stories

Whether braving hurricane-force winds on the Atlantic Ocean or finding themselves lost and alone on the Appalachian Trail, these teen protagonists face extreme circumstances that require them to dig deep for the courage, acumen, and constancy needed to look death in the eye and survive another day.