The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
September Girls by Bennett Madison
School Spirits by Rachel Hawkings
The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr
Icons by Margaret Stohl
ARE YOU BORED OVER APRIL VACATION? (15th- 19th)
THEN COME TO TEEN CRAFTERNOON ( the 17th) We will be doing photo albums out of altoids boxes or just hang out and eat some free food! OR if you are busy the 17th, come see The Hobbit on the 19th at 2:30pm! OR if you are busy April Vacation week come see Impossible on the 27th at 2pm!
CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU THERE!
GREAT BOOK. Seriously. Read it.
Oh yeah, and Leigh Bardugo is also a makeup artist. What?!
A little bit ago, The CS Monitor published an article titled, “Who’s buying teen books? Lots and lots of adults” that cited a study that found “the largest group of readers purchasing titles labeled ‘young adult’ are actually 30 to 44 years old…[and] 78 percent of adults who were buying the young adult books said they were buying for themselves, not someone else.”
Are you an adult that loves teen books?! I know I am (well obviously!).
A few pretty great authors who usually write “adult” books have come out with some teen books this year. Check it out:
One of the database we get (p4A Antiques Reference) is holding an essay writing contest! The first prize is valued at over $1,000 and includes a Nook Color e-reader, Barnes & Noble gift card and subscriptions to all of the websites, newspapers and catalogs produced by our sponsors! Contest begins June 15th, 2012 and entries may be submitted through August 15, 2012.
You have to write an essay on one of the following topics (vampire-killing kit?!?!):
~ an ancient mummified bird
~ a painting of Indians by Frank Tenney Johnson
~ an authentic vampire-killing kit
~ a pair of cased revolvers having belonged to Civil War General Benjamin Brice
~ an 18th-century Philadelphia chair
~ a 19th-century doll carved from a bedpost
~ a 17th-century Tibetan Buddha figure inset with gems