Staff Picks For Teens

I Am The Messenger By: Markus Zusak If you’re a fan of Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief and his wonderful style of writing, try I Am The Messenger.  It’s funny, poignant and suspenseful and that’s not easy to do.  Ed Kennedy is an average 19 year old...

Girl in the Blue Coat By: Monica Hesse Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on...

Surviving Hitler: A Boy In The Nazi Death Camps By: Andrea Warren Janek (Jack) Mandelbaum lived a comfortable life in Gdynia, Poland with his family. His father owned a fish cannery and they lived in a spacious apartment with all of the modern conveniences. His family was...

The Gauntlet By: Karuna Riazi What happens when a trio of friends find themselves trapped inside a board game, forced to play challenges designed by a man who calls himself The Architect or risk being trapped forever? The only thing they can do, play to win. “Under the tutelage...

Wax By: Gina Damico The storyline for Wax is a hilariously sarcastic version of the horror movie House of Wax and the sci-fi movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers.  Poppy Palladino is a disgraced reality star who just wants to put that embarrassing national singing competition behind her.  She lives in...

Inkheart By: Cornelia Funke Twelve year old Meggie lives a quiet, rural life with her father, Mo. Mo is a book binder and books have always been a big part of Meggie’s life. Meggie’s mother disappeared when she was little and her father won’t talk about it. When...

Race the Night By: Kirsten Hubbard Is this a post-apocalypse dystopia?  Or is it a story about a cult? I was indecisive; it looked like a combination of both and I generally don’t like either kind…but I do like a good suspense story and believe me, this is one. It...

Darkest Part of the Forest By: Holly Black Although this book is labeled as a romance, do not let it fool you. Holly Black’s “Darkest Part of the Forest” is filled with fantasy, thrills, and mystery. Hazel and her brother Ben have grown up in the very unique town...

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