These books are for people who embrace their "feels" and are looking for stories and characters that will guarantee to leave some tear stains on the page. Many books are under the "teen" section, but this is a category for anyone with a good emotional range, though never fear we've heard crying is a therapeutic experience.
Not huge into drowning in a 500 page novel? Never fear we have a completely legitimate list of books for the person who wants a good (and fast) story. Graphic novels are great for anyone but especially the: slow reader, comic book fan, reluctant readers, teens, grandparents, and anyone in between.
The term "Dystopian" refers to an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. Dystopian novels are very popular among young adult and teen readers.
Amanda enjoys reading young adult novels with fiercely independent and whip-smart heroines. The best fantasy novel she has read in years is _[Uprooted](/catalog/work/60172 "Uprooted")_ by Naomi Novik. Otherwise, she likes to read non-fiction titles and pretend to read productivity books cover to cover. She's also one of our romance readers (Regency era only, please).
I am constantly trolling shelves and online resources for something interesting with particular enjoyment for both long, dramatic novels and short, read-in-one-sitting stories...what I pay attention to is the quality of writing and movement of plot. I am currently studying English, French, Creative Writing, and dabbling in African Studies, so a lot of what I read is centered on those subjects. My ...
Join us in celebrating National Banned Books Week by reading a banned book during the week of September 24th through 30th. In fact, read a whole slew of banned books whenever you want. Here is a bucket list of banned books spanning everything from children books to YA novels to literary classics. Remember, words have power.
The best gift suggestions from babies to teens!
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The American Library Association's Youth Media Awards were announced this morning, Monday, February 12, 2018.
These awards include the **Newbery Medal** (for distinguished children's book writing), the **Printz** (for distinguished writing for teens), the **Caldecott Medal** (for distinguished illustrations), the **Seibert Award** (for distinguished non-fiction), and the **Geisel** (for distin ...
Comics can play a helpful role in the study and delivery of healthcare, and Graphic Medicine as a term denotes the intersection of comics and health narratives. This up-and-coming genre allows you a glimpse into the lives of people who have been impacted by any number of illnesses and treatments and faced the same questions and concerns you or someone you know might be facing, or have faced previo ...
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month was started in 1977 via Congressman Representative Frank Horton. In 1992, Congress formally designated May as [Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month](https://dar.to/2IGid51 "Asian Pacific American Heritage Month"). President Barack Obama issued a [proclamation](https://dar.to/2kgB9bM "proclamation") in 2009 which included the new name Asian American and Pacifi ...
The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this week. Check out the list of their most notable books for young adults. Check out the rest of the award winning titles on t[he ALA website.](https://dar.to/2WluyyJ)
The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this week. The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. Check out this year's list!