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Top Ten Fall YA Books

If you're looking for a good book to read this fall look no further than the newest and most popular Young Adult Fiction! With several of these books being made into movies, or already on the big screen, everyone is talking about them! Click on the titles to find the book in our online catalog and request the books for pickup, find an e-book copy, or get put on the wait list for an item. Check out the top 10 YA books to read this autumn season: 1. The Maze Runner by James Dashner: The blockbuster movie came out in theaters last week and has been getting rave reviews! This book is a popular dystopian series. 2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green: With the movie being released on DVD next month, TFiOS has taken the world by storm and is a must-read for all book lovers. 3. Love is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson: One of the best books of the year, Alaya Dawn Johnson's newest political and dystopian thriller releases on September 30th. 4. Unraveled by Gennifer Albin: The final book in the thrilling and unputdownable dystopian "Crewel World" series by a popular YA author. 5. The Graveyard Book - Graphic Novel by Neil Gaiman: the brand new graphic novel adaptation of the classic novel by Neil Gaiman. 6. Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers: The 3rd book in the popular "assassin nun" series, a great historical fiction read. 7. If I Stay by Gayle Forman: With a movie soon to be released, this is a must-read for fall! 8. 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith: the latest novel by an award-winning author, about first love, epilepsy, and making your own story in life. 9. Ruin & Rising by Leigh Bardugo: the final book in the extremely popular Grisha series! [...]

By |September 25th, 2014|Categories: Featured Post, staff picks, Teens|0 Comments

Young Adult Books on Screen

A plethora of YA books have been made into movie and T.V. adaptations from S.E. Hinton’s, The Outsiders to Suzanne Collins’, The Hunger Games.  Teen novels are awesome, super-charged stories that brilliantly tell their tale; no matter if it is historical, supernatural, apocalyptic or realistic, the stories work for the big screen. A few months ago, The Perks of Being a Wallflower came out into the movie theaters and it stayed true to the book.  Warm Bodies and Beautiful Creatures were released in February.   Soon, we’ll have YA heavy hitters:  The Host by Stephanie Meyer and The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins venture into the movie industry.  In the near future, Ender’s Game and Divergent will be released and many others are making their way from the pages of a book to our movie theatres or T.V. screens. Here’s a short list of movies that have already hit the screen: The Outsiders, The Walking Dead, The Carrie Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Flipped, Beastly, Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist,  Perks of Being a Wallflower, Life of Pi, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, I Am Number Four, the list could go on and on… Released this Friday: The Host (In Theaters March, 29th 2013) See the trailer.                   Currently In Development:                     World War Z, If I Stay, Unwind, Ghostopolis, The Angel Experiment:  A Maximum Ride Novel, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, Wake, The Bell Jar, Ender’s Game (In theaters November 1st, 2013), The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (In theaters August 23rd, 2013), 13 Reasons Why, Delirium, Firelight, How I Live [...]