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Great Teen Reads

Need something to read over the next few holiday breaks? If you are interested in fantasy you will love the Caster Chronicles by Margaret Stohl. The books follow a young more »


Learn How to Publish and Be a Teen Author!

Local Author J.S. Bailey on Writing Do you enjoy reading ghost stories and fantasy? Do you like Christian fiction and mystery? We have good news for you! Local author J. more »


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YA Fantasy: The Nostalgia Tour

Imagine a time before “Paranormal Romance” was a major section of teen books at the store, before Twilight and The Hunger Games were written, when one still had to wait more »


Skyrim Read-a-likes

 One word: Awesome! I love playing Skyrim on my free time and diving into the vast landscape and character development that this game offers. Sometimes, I feel the need to more »


Hobbit Party!

You’re invited to a hobbit party at the Amelia Branch on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. Come  make your own hobbit feet to wear, test your “Lord of the more »


New Victorian/Steampunk Books

.New Victorian/steampunk books hitting library bookshelves soon: The Clockwork Key by Kristin Bailey. From Goodreads: When a fire consumes Meg’s home, killing her parents and destroying both her fortune and more »


A Darker Wonderland

Splintered by AG Howard. This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the more »


Good Things Come in Threes

Any book worth writing is worth a trilogy, right? Sometimes it seems like that, especially when it comes to YA fantasy and science fiction. Sometimes it feels like you can’t more »


Sir Terry Honored

Sir Terry Pratchett is the recipient of the 2011 Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring his significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens. Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2009 more »


Chronicles of Narnia Turn 60

In the first book in C.S. Lewis’s Narnia series, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, published in 1950, the nefarious White Witch casts a terrible spell on Narnia: It more »