November 20, 2017

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Teens Review “Dreamland Burning,” New Fantasy, and More

The Kitsap YA reviewers take on new thrillers and fantasy titles and Jennifer Latham’s Dreamland Burning, among other recent releases.

Teens Review Zana Fraillon’s “The Bone Sparrow,” New Fantasy, and More

The members of the Kitsap (WA) Regional Library YA Book Group weigh in about Zana Fraillon’s The Bone Sparrow, new fantasy titles, and Molly Booth’s Saving Hamlet, among other recent releases.

Teens Review Neal Shusterman’s “Scythe,” New Nonfiction, and More

Check out what the members of the Kitsap (WA) Regional Library YA Book Group think about Neal Shusterman’s Scythe, Cassandra Clare’s latest fantasy, and Catherine Reef’s Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse, among other titles.

Teens Review New Historical Fiction, “The Sun Is Also a Star,” and More

The Kitsap YA reviewers take on new titles, including Nicola Yoon’s The Sun Is Also a Star, a National Book Award for Young People’s Literature finalist.

Teens Review LGBTQ Romances, “A Darkly Beating Heart,” and More

The Kitsap YA reviewers take on diverse LGBTQ titles, a sci-fi adventure, and “A Darkly Beating Heart,” a time-traveling novel set in 19th-century Japan.

Teens Review YA Debuts, Thrillers, and More

In their last post of 2015, the young adult reviewers of the Kitsap (WA) Regional Library YA Book Group take on debut novels, such as Estelle Laure’s This Raging Light and Faye Bird’s My Second Life, and more.

Teens Review Murder Mysteries, a Feminist Cinderella, and a Noah Webster Bio

The reviewers from the Kitsap (WA) Regional Library YA Book Group share their thoughts on upcoming teen literature. From a creepy retelling of Edgar Allan Poe’s stories to an even scarier serial killer mystery, these books will give young adults chills during the summer months.

Teens Review Jennifer Brown’s ‘Torn Away,’ Blake Nelson’s Latest, and More

Tornadoes, time-travelers (of a sort), a faery killer and a surf rat all figure prominently in this column’s featured titles. And one, Everyone Dies in the End, is written by a school librarian. As a reminder that no two readers are alike, take the time to check out our Double Take on The Falconer.