Category Archives: Fiction

Fanastic Sports Read for Teens Girls and Guys: Shredded by Karen Avivi

I know nothing about BMX bike-riding, so I wasn’t sure if this book would hold my interest. I’m happy to report that Karen Avivi has created a thoroughly enjoyable (and educational) story. Through Josie’s eyes, we see how much courage … Continue reading

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2013 Top Teen Reads Nominations – YALSA

Readers of ages 12-18 can vote online from Aug 15 to Sep 15 @ http://www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens Teen bookfinder app: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/products/teenbookfinder Link to pdf of the 28 nominated titles: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/sites/ala.org.yalsa/files/content/teenreading/teenstopten/2013%20TTT%20Nominations.pdf Video of the 28 nominated titles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPgBooghc5E&feature=player_embedded    

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Amazing Teen Read: Moira Young’s “Blood Red Road”

 Dystopic future SF Story with strong female lead character deals with family issues, friendship, betrayal, with a little bit of romance thrown in. Highly recommended, especially for teen girls who aren’t big readers yet – I think they’ll identify nicely … Continue reading

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