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Top YA Books of 2017 Lists Are Out!
It is that time of year when everyone starts publishing their "best of" lists for 2017 and the world of Young Adult Literature is no exception!  Click on this link to connect to some lists that have been published so far and happy reading!


Please let me know if you don't see one of these books in the library and you would like to read it!


Next TAG (Teen Advisory Group) Meeting:
Monday, May 14th, Grades 6-12, 2:30 PM
Snacks provided, new members welcome!
Help plan activities for teens at the library!
Assist with summer reading activities and planning!

Register with Anne, the Young Adult Libarian, at the library, by email ( or by telephone (508-497-9777 x1529) or now online on the calendar page!

Books for Middle School Boys and Middle School Girls
A List of Recommended Titles from the Young Adult Section
Have you read most (or all) of the books in the Children's section of the library and want to check out some possible titles in the Young Adult section?  Click on the link for a list of exciting and appropriate titles in the YA section that might interest middle school boys and girls!



2017 is over, on to 2018
What books will YOU read this year?
2017, the 50th Anniversary of the Young Adult Novel, is over!  I almost reached my goal of reading 100 young adult books (I read 92!).  How did you do?  

Here is my new 2018 list, so you can watch it grow along with me!
1.  Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman
2.  Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely
3.  Dear Martin by Nic Stone
4.  Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda
5.  Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman
6. Blood and Sand by C.V. Wyk
7.  The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed (reread)
8.  100 Days by Nicole McInnes
9.  Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
10.  Love & Other Train Wrecks by Leah Konen
11.  Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya Bolden
12.  The Dark Intercept by Julia Keller
13.  Immortal Reign by Morgan Rhodes
14.  We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
15.  Tarnished City by Vic James
16.  All We Can Do is Wait by Richard Lawson
17.  Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson
18.  The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt
19.  Things I'm Seeing Without You by Peter Bognanni
20.  See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles
21.  Everless by Sara Holland
22.  As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti
23.  The Speaker by Traci Chee
24.  The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro
25.  The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen by Katherine Howe (reread)
26.  Blood of a Thousand Stars by Rhoda Belleza
27.  The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
28.  Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
29.  A Psalm for Lost Girls by Katie Bayerl
30.  Not if I Save You First by Ally Carter
31.  In Her Skin by Kim Savage
32.  Lights Camera Disaster  by Erin Dionne
33.  Disappeared by Francisco Stork
34.  A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (reread) by Mackenzi Lee
35.  Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne
36.  Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett
37.  Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian
38.  A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi
39.  War Storm by Victoria Aveyard

Anne Thie, Young Adult Librarian  

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My normal hours are:

Mondays, 12 to 8
Tuesdays, 9 to 5
Wednesdays, 12 to 8
Thursdays, 9 to 5
Fridays, 12 to 8

Teens and tweens - drop by, introduce yourselves, and ask for recommendations!  Tell me your favorite books, authors, series, games, movies, shows, and music - help me get to know what you would like in your library!  

I just finished reading:  One of Us is LyingThe Leaf Reader, and The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, to name a few.  

Read in the past year:  Zenn Diagram, Shadowcaster, Count All Her Bones, and so many more!

Can't wait to read:  FirebrandA Million Junes,Our Dark Duet, and a pile of others!