If you're looking for a good book, or just something to peruse, check out all the recommendations below.  By clicking on the book cover you will be redirected to the catalog where you can put the item on hold.


WHICH WITCH?

In the mood for a real witch hunt?  Good or evil, frightening or funny, from folklore or from Disney, these witches remind you can judge a book by its coven.


A TASTE OF BLOOD LUST

Here are some tales of the undead you can stick your fangs into


HOWL AT THE MOON

By all means, devour these books, but please do not return them with fang marks.


ZOMBIE ZONE

Four out of five zombiologists agree: The best way to keep from turning into a zombie is to keep your mind engaged in a good book.  Make your brain so powerful that zombies won’t be able to eat it.


FAMILY TIES

It seems we never run out of things to talk about when it comes to family dynamics. Here are a few of our favorite novels that take a not-so-conventional approach to the ties that bind.


NEVER FORGET: MEMORIES OF THE HOLOCAUST

We honor history by remembering it, and since the close of World War II, numerous authors have written books about the Holocaust to shine light on one of the most tragic periods in history. These books about the Holocaust, collected below, are simultaneously full of heartbreak and hope. 


GUYS READ

Think all young adult books are for girls? Think again!


SCHOOLS NORMAL AND ABNORMAL

School if full of possibilities. In addition to memorizing the quadratic formula, you can learn to be a spy, a superhero, or a vampire—or just survive the experience with a few good friends. At least if our YA collection is to be believed.


THE WALKING, TALKING DEAD

They might not always be walking, but in the books on this list the dead are always talking. Eight books, in no particular order, where the dead sometimes walk, sometimes talk, and always play a huge part in the story. Books with that perfect eerie feel to get you in the mood for a fright.


BUCKLE UP: THE BEST ROAD TRIP BOOKS

Summer is here, and nothing says summer like cold drinks, long playlists, and a good, tension-ridden road trip. So buckle up, book nerds, and grab your basket full of snacks: it’s time to hit the road…without leaving your home.


GAME ON!: NOVELS FOR GAMERS

Whether you’re more into MMOGs, survival horror, RPGs or whatever else, you may want to check out these books that have been approved by gamers.


ROCKIN' SUMMER READS

Libraries Rock, and so do our books.  Check out these books which celebrate everything from Classical Music to the hard hitting beats of Hip Hop.


ROMANCES WITH CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

Werewolves, Vampires, and Zombies and the ones who love them...Oh My!


WE ARE THE SCIENCE: TEENS AS SCIENCE PROJECTS

Imagine it, you wake up one morning and everything is peachy and then as quick as a whip you realize you've been part of an experiment the whole time.  


READ THE RAINBOW

From contemporary coming-out stories to those who have already left the closet, from the questioning and confused to the sci-fi revolutionaries who don’t have time to figure it out, LGBT characters are becoming more common, more diverse, and more accessible to readers, no matter what their sexual orientation or gender identity may be.


13 REASONS TO READ

The success of the book and TV show of "13 Reasons Why" has drawn attention to serious issues like teen suicide, depression and other issues affecting teens today.  This should show that you are not alone, and these books may help.


WELCOME TO NEW YORK

Novels about teenagers in New York are like candy: we just can’t get enough.  The glitz, the glamour, the hustle and bustle, and even the grimier parts of life.  If you can't visit the city this summer, grab one of these books and be whisked away.


BOOKWORMS WITH AN APPETITE

Sink your teeth into these scrumptious books that revolve around restaurants, bakeries, or kitchens in general.


THE "REAL" WORLD

Reality TV rules the airwaves.  Whether it’s served up competition-style or you’re just watching a bunch of strangers in ever increasingly crazy situations, its certainly caught the public's eye.  Your favorite reads are not exception. Read what happens when total strangers “stop being polite…and start getting real.” 


START A NEW SERIES

From Harry Potter to The Hunger Games, there's no shortage of YA series' out there.  Looking to start a new one?  Try the first books in the series below and find a new favorite series to binge-read!


STRANGER READS

When it comes to Stranger Things, there are two things we can all agree on: 1) the show is fantastic, and 2) it is entirely too short. So what are the best books for Stranger Things fans to read after they've binge-watched all two seasons?  Check out some of these titles below!


HANG OUT IN THE MULTIVERSE

Not a big fan of how things are going in this particular universe? Jump to another one! Just be careful where you step, or you could end up in a strange place where bread is considered unhealthy and evil clowns dominate the news cycle.


GET LOST (AND SURVIVE!)

With cell phones, GPS and wifi everywhere today, truly getting away from it all seems almost nostalgic. Here are some reads that will remind you of a time when getting lost was an option, and how one can survive in the wilderness of freedom.


TRICKY TWINS

There’s just something about twins that’s so fascinating to those of us who aren’t one, isn’t there? Twins can maybe be best friends or maybe clash hard; maybe have everything in common or maybe have nothing; every assessment of commonality feels like its own interesting facet to be explored. 


GODS AND MONSTERS

Mythology like you have never experienced it before…


WORRY, WORRY, WORRY: BOOKS ABOUT ANXIETY

Worrying and Anxiety can often be a big part of growing up.  But you are not alone.  Many Young Adult books deal with anxiety in a realistic and relatable way.  Here are a few just for you.