Ages 16 and up

November 18, 2016
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2016 Winter Book Fair: Books For Everyone!

2016 Winter Book Fair Books for Everyone On Your Christmas List! We have chosen the best of the best, our personal favorites, and plenty of great reads […]
September 26, 2016
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

A rich historical fiction work that offers hope in the midst of war-torn France.   All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Scribner, 2014. 531 […]
September 26, 2016
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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

A compelling–and ultimately hopeful–crossover title for teens and adults about Hitler’s evacuation of Germany and the biggest maritime disaster in history. Salt to the Sea by […]
August 17, 2016
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Back-to-School Backpack List (2016)

Just in time for the start of a new school year with new pencils, new protractors, new textbooks: our Back-to-School Backpack Booklist! As is our custom, […]
July 20, 2016
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All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

  Rashad (a black guy) and Quinn (a white guy) take turns narrating this timely and moving young adult realistic fiction story about police brutality and […]
June 24, 2016
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Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

The events of one day change Sammy from a moody teenage girl to a fugitive striking out into the west, in an engaging work of historical […]
March 18, 2016
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Allegiant: It Was a Book First!

 The Divergent series by Veronica Roth, a self-avowed Christian, lives on as Allegiant hits theaters this week. Below, Hayley reflects Allegiant in book form. Allegiant, by Veronica Roth.  Katherine Tegen […]
January 20, 2016
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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

In most science fiction, technological advances are not shown to advance humanity.   However, it would be tough to find a more negative view of a […]