Category Archives: Supernatural

Adult Books for Teens: “A Tale for the Time Being”

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki     Nao, a Japanese American girl, was born in California’s Silicon Valley, her father a successful ‘dot-com’ programmer. But as time passes, her dad and his projects become superfluous. In dire straits, … Continue reading

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More sequels are here!

  We realized that some of our series are running very popular now and that we needed more copies of the sequels! Here are some that are just in–so you shouldn’t have to wait anymore. Come on over and check … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: “Blood and Chocolate”

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Vivian Gandillon is a werewolf. That is, she’s a sixteen-year-old human girl. And she’s a wolf. And not just any wolf, but the daughter of the pack’s alpha pair. She, too, is destined … Continue reading

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Summer Classic Reread: “The Turn of the Screw”

Summer Classic Reread: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James  Why I wanted to reread it: I loved it long ago. I know that many teachers recommend it for students because it is a horror story, and they hope … Continue reading

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Horror: “The Curse of the Wendigo”

The Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey  Book 2 in the Monstrumologist series Because I am always looking for new series that I can recommend to teens, I don’t always get to read past the first book. But it’s … Continue reading

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Ontario Teen Book Fest–May 17, 2014

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Adult Books for Teens: “Mogworld”

Mogworld by Yahtzee Croshaw      For Jim, being dead has been kind of fun. After all, he’s gotten to go toward the light and has been sort of floating through his nonexistence quite nicely. Not that he didn’t have … Continue reading

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“Revenge of the Witch” (First in The Last Apprentice series)

Revenge of the Witch (First in The Last Apprentice series) by Joseph Delaney  Tom Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son—so he occupies something of a magical position in life. Unfortunately, he needs to secure an apprenticeship, and, … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: Books into Movies

When we think of summer reading, we think of books we choose because we like them—books for fun. In the past I’ve read long lists of YA books over the summer and have encouraged you to read some of them … Continue reading

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Ontario Teen Book Fest

Ontario City Library and Best Buy Children’s Foundation are sponsoring another Teen Book Fest! May 11, 2013 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Merton E. Hill Auditorium (on the Chaffey campus–next to the district offices) 211 W. Fifth Street, Ontario You must reserve … Continue reading

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