June 23, 2018

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Private School Confidential | SLJ Spotlight on YA

Five gripping teen tales expose the darker sides of prep school.

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YA Book Club Discussion: This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

On December 12, the teen book club I run at the library talked about Marieke Nijkamp’s This Is Where It Ends, a story about a school shooting. Sourcebooks was nice enough to send us a box of books, some chalkboards, and chalk as part of a pre-publication event. Six very talkative teens took part in […]

Teens Review Marieke Nijkamp’s Debut, Eve Bunting’s Latest, and More

The teens of the Kitsap (WA) Regional Library YA Book Group tackle thrillers, sci-fi, romance, and a debut novel about a school shooting.