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Review: The Hollow: Drowned by Christopher Golden and Ford Lytle Gilmore

 Shane Lancaster and his sister Aimee are descendants of Ichabod Crane, the fellow in the Sleepy Hollow story who had a run in with the headless horseman.  When they move to Sleepy Hollow from Boston their presence unleashes supernatural forces … Continue reading

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Review: The Hollow: Horseman by Christopher Golden and Ford Lytle Gilmore

Shane and Aimee Lancaster have moved to the town of Sleepy Hollow with their father.  When they arrive strange events start to occur. To make matters worse, there is the headless horseman who is taking the heads of the residents … Continue reading

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February 2015 YA releases

The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard’s sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king’s palace. Will her power … Continue reading

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Happy (?) Banned Books Week!

  Do you know which books are the most frequently challenged in this century and why? How about a timeline of banned books? This year the ALA and Banned Books Week movement celebrates banned comics! What’s your favorite? Tweet

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Booklist Online’s Top Ten Books for Youth: Horror

This is an older list, but still a great starting place for librarians looking to build a great teen section. Tweet

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March 2014 Releases

The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain Haden Lord, the disgraced prince of the Underrealm, has been sent to the mortal world to entice a girl into returning with him to the land of the dead. Posing as a student at … Continue reading

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November 2013 Releases

  The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead (Bloodlines #4) In The Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the Alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do. And in one breathtaking moment that Richelle … Continue reading

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September 2013 Book Releases

  Frozen (Heart of Dread #1) by Melissa de la Cruz Welcome to New Vegas, a city once covered in bling, now blanketed in ice. Like much of the destroyed planet, the place knows only one temperature—freezing. But some things … Continue reading

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Guide to YA Novels with GLBTQ Characters

I want to give a shout out to this blog from YALSA’s The Hub. Make sure to read the comments too for more titles. Mostly, though, I want to add in the Weetzie Bat books by Francesca Lia Block as … Continue reading

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August 2013 Book Releases

*Descriptions from Goodreads.com   The Uprising (The Forsaken #2) by Lisa M. Stasse In this dystopian sequel to The Forsaken, Alenna has survived the brutality of life on the wheel—and now she’s going back for more. Alenna e scaped. It … Continue reading

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