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Some of your favorite young adult authors have new books or new series coming out in the next few months. Place your hold on these titles today!
Clockwork Princess came out yesterday, and I am already finished. I cannot review the book without spoiling major plot points. Instead, here are eight stories mentioned in the book.
Here are ten ways you can celebrate technology at your library:
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These sequels and series titles are now on order. Click on the book cover to be taken to the catalog record where you can place your hold.
In honor of Valentine's Day, I present to you a list of my favorite young adult fictional couples from the last 12 months. Some of these couples repeat from last year. You can review last year's list here.
Couples must be in a book that was published since February 14, 2012 which means, classic YA couples like Edward and Bella do not make the cut. Also, these are romantic pairings from books that I read, so if your favorite couple did not make the list, it probably means I have not read their book. Couples are listed in alphabetical order by the girl's first name unless there are more than one couple by an author.
The post contains slight spoilers so read at your own risk.
Although Bad Boys and the Women Who Love Them is not a real book, many other authors and books mentioned in The Indigo Spell do exist. You can check the stories out from our library.
(Preparations for my day off reading The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead. Copy of the book, a paczki, indigo colored nail polish so my fingers can match the book and a white chocolate mocha)
30 patrons in grades 4-8 attended our Chocolate Tasting Party yesterday. They tasted and rated six flavored chocolates on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the highest score. Before tasting the participants predicted which one they would like the best. Caramel and Cookies & Creme tied for their pick.
The final results:
The YA Librarian spent a few hours reading Perfect Scoundrels and tweeting her reactions as she read. Here are the compiled tweets: