Staff Rec – Emily

New Teen Fiction for November

Better late than never, right?  Here are my favorite books released the November. Come check them out! Raven Summer by David Almond In the eerie, literary voice David Almond is so well-known for, Raven Summer chronicles the life of Liam Lynch, a young man living on the English country side.  When he and his friend […]

New Teen Fiction & Fantasy for October

Hold Still by Nina LaCour (available October 20)* After her best friend’s suicide, Caitlin is devastated.  She struggles with school, where her photography teacher – whom she thought would be her greatest supporter – is ignoring her.  Then she finds Ingrid’s diary, filled with heartbreak and desire, and Caitlin is both pleased and terrified to […]

The Witch’s Guide to Cooking with Children: You NEED to read this book!

The Witch’s Guide to Cooking with Children by Keith McGowan Remember the story of Hansel and Gretel?  Well, the witch – one Fay Holadarry – is still alive.  The city has been built around her, where the forest used to be.  And her house no longer looks like candy, but she has her ways of […]

New Teen Fiction for September

The Miles Between by Mary E. Pearson This story of four friends on a road trip is both heart-breaking and triumphant. When Des decides to disregard her loathing of October 19 – a day that has always plagued her – and take charge of her own fate, the coincidences multiply to astounding proportions. For a […]


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