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Book Hunters in Brief #37: Back to School

BHinB #37 GraphicHear that? That’s the sound of a jillion school kids—from kindergarten to college—sighing. It's back to school time again. Book Hunters can’t do anything about that, but we can suggest these books so at least you don’t feel alone in your pain.

Book Hunters in Brief #36: if i stay

book hunters in brief #36: if i stayEven if you loved the book long before it was a glimmer in some Hollywood executive's eye, Book Hunters have some suggestions we think you just might love as much.

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Here's why: Samantha repeats the day of her death seven times before she finds a way to save herself.

Book Hunters in Brief #30: Teen Beach Reads

Here are some cool reads--perfect for a day soaking up the sun with the sand between your toes.

Teen Summer Writing Contest 2014

Girl writingFor the last four years, Barbara Bush Branch Library and LSC-Tomball Community Library have co-hosted a summer writing contest for teens that includes both poetry and short story sections. We've gotten some wonderful entries each year and have had close to 100 entries for the last several years.

New Fantasy Reads for Teens

new fantasy for teensLooking for something new to read? Whether you’re already a fantasy fan or want to explore the genre, consider checking out one of these books that are new to our shelves.

 

 

 

 

 

Toshokan Tuesday - March 11 @ 4:30pm, Teen Area

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Are you a manga or anime fanatic?  Toshokan Tuesday is a monthly meetup for fans in grades 6-12 or ages 12-18.  Each month we chat about manga and anime we are reading and watching, hypothetical character matchups, and ideas for new anime and manga.  Sometimes we do a craft and have Japanese snacks.  For more information, contact Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804

Great Adult Reads for Teens

alex awards logoWhether you’re a teen who already reads mostly adult titles or are a reader looking to explore the adult collection, consider checking out the 2014 Alex Awards.  This list recognizes 10 titles published for adult audiences, but with special appeal to teen readers.  What have you read recently that you’d recommend?

 

 

 

 

Find Your True Book Love with a Blind Date with a Book

Looking for something new this February?  Love? Adventure? Excitement?  Then try our Blind Date with a Book!  The display will be up now until February 22nd (or until there are no more dates left to be checked out).  Books have been chose from a variety of YA genres and age groups from 6th – 12th grade.  Some are new releases and some are oldies, but goodies.  So stop by the Teen Area and check out a Blind Date with a Book.  You know you want to.  Contact Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804 for more information.

New Romance and Chick Lit Reads for Teens

Heart of Light by Manu_HWith Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought it might be fun to take a look at some of our newer romances and chick lit.  What are your favorite romantic reads?

 

 

 

 

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