YA Book Award Winners & Staff Picks

Did you know that we have a great selection of Young Adult books?  Did you also know that lots of adults read YA too? This ever-changing collection has tons of great reads!  If you’re looking for somewhere to start, we recommend checking out our YA Staff Pick Bookmarks (there are […]


Best Books of 2014

It’s the end of the year, which means there are tons and tons of “Best Book” list variations coming out for 2014.  You’ve probably heard of some of the top picks this year like Station Eleven, Everything I Never Told You, All The Light I Cannot See, Redeployment… but it is hard to keep […]


Banned Books Picks of the Week: Young Adult Edition

In honor of Banned Books Week, which starts tomorrow, every Staff Pick of the Week this month will feature Banned Books. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books that people have attempted to ban, but we believe you should choose what you read – not someone else.  Young Adult books […]


Staff Pick of the Week : Simply Sensational Cookies by Nancy Baggett 1

This week’s staff pick is “Simply Sensational Cookies” by Nancy Baggett.  With school back in session and the end of summer, you might need a pick me up, and what better way than a batch of delicious homemade cookies?  The staff has tried several recipes from this book, and they’ve […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

This week’s staff pick is “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” by Kate DiCamillo. Our staffer loved this book so much she told us all about it for days.  Written by the author of “The Tale of Despereaux” and “Because of Winn-Dixie” this book has the same kind of characters […]