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Kids' & YA Books: How to Make a Book Trailer. Ford Street Publishing. 50 Essential Young Adult Novels. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein At the risk of stating the obvious, Young Adult fiction is hot right now.

50 Essential Young Adult Novels

And I mean really hot. Suzanne Collins’ bestselling Hunger Games Trilogy has captured the imaginations of readers of all ages, male and female, and has been turned into a series of films that has ‘tweens and teens (and their parents) lining up for hours, just as Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga before it and just as Veronica Roth’s Divergent series after. And we can’t talk about blockbuster YA series without mentioning the masterpiece that started the current trend – Harry Potter. While the first book of J.K. Collins Booksellers Chirnside Park. Random Reviews and Ramblings from Redcliffe. Top 101 2015 - Dymocks. Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books. More than 5,000 of you nominated.

Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books

More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. The Good Reading Guide: book reviews of the best books. Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming. It’s important for people to tell you what side they are on and why, and whether they might be biased.

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

A declaration of members’ interests, of a sort. So, I am going to be talking to you about reading. I’m going to tell you that libraries are important. I’m going to suggest that reading fiction, that reading for pleasure, is one of the most important things one can do. I’m going to make an impassioned plea for people to understand what libraries and librarians are, and to preserve both of these things.

And I am biased, obviously and enormously: I’m an author, often an author of fiction. More fantastic book-related films - World Book Day. Latest Book Trailers - World Book Day. 100 Notable Books of 2014. Photo The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

100 Notable Books of 2014

ALL OUR NAMES. By Dinaw Mengestu. (Knopf, $25.95.) With great sadness and much hard truth, Mengestu’s novel looks at a relationship of shared dependencies between a Midwestern social worker and a bereft African immigrant. ALL THE BIRDS, SINGING. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE. AMERICAN INNOVATIONS. 25 books every girl should read before she turns 25. Classic literature is full of famous books about angsty teenage boys learning who they are as men.

25 books every girl should read before she turns 25

But what about all the women? The books about women’s coming of age are not nearly as widely celebrated, but are they are JUST as significant and moving and important as all those books about boys. Best Of 2014 Lists: Selected Titles. Happy 2015!

Best Of 2014 Lists: Selected Titles

Last year (yup) Geri Diorio posted a fantastic summary of the best young adult books lists from 2014 including Horn Book, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal. My New Year’s resolution was to annotate a title selected from each list and/or category. No, I didn’t hit every single genre (sorry poetry).

Booklists. E-books - Monte Library at Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College. Best YA/NA Science Fiction Books (22 books) Young Adult Science Fiction Books. Audience Picks: Top 100 'Killer Thrillers'. The Winner: The Silence Of The Lambs by Thomas Harris beat out two other serial killer books -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson and Kiss the Girls by James Patterson -- for the No. 1 spot. hide caption toggle caption It's been a cliffhanger, but now the final page can be turned.

Audience Picks: Top 100 'Killer Thrillers'

The NPR audience nominated some 600 novels to our "Killer Thrillers" poll and cast more than 17,000 ballots. The final roster of winners is a diverse one to say the least, ranging in style and period from Dracula to The Da Vinci Code, Presumed Innocent to Pet Sematary. If you like The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. This readalike is in response to a patron's book-match request.

If you like The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

If you would like personalized reading recommendations, fill out the book-match form and a librarian will email suggested titles to you. See our other Book Matches. Here are some other action/adventure books you may enjoy: The Bar Code Tattoo by Susan Weyn Things for Kayla progress from bad, as in being told her computer grades disqualify her from an art scholarship, to worse, when she refuses to accept an identification bar code tattoo on her seventeenth birthday. Reading Time. Libguides book trailers. 22 Books You Should Read Now, Based On Your Childhood Favorites. GAFE@MLMC. "Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read." - Groucho Marx. February - Celebrate the Australian Year 2015. ERL Best teen fiction 2014. Mystery must-reads - Teen.

Home - Monte Library at Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College. E-books - Monte Library at Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College. Books into Film. Book Related days list. Multicultural and Indigenous Learning Resources, Cultural Diversity, Child Care Learning Resources, Early Learning Tools - Cultural Calendar. Reading Challenge 2015. Eastern Regional Libraries. Conference notes: Choices for English: ETANSW Conference 2014 Part I. 28th November 2014.

Conference notes: Choices for English: ETANSW Conference 2014 Part I

Books for English: ETANSW Conference 2014 Part II. 28th November 2014.

Books for English: ETANSW Conference 2014 Part II

Session F4.3Presented by Deb McPherson and Helen Sykes.This is Part II. Part I is a separate post.One Minute's Silence by David Metzenthen and Michael Camilleri. Allen & Unwin, 2014. ISBN 9781743316245. 48 pp. Book suggestions HSC Area of Study: Discovery - Some related texts. The annotations below are for texts presented by Helen Sykes to three sessions at the Whitlam Library, on the 19th, 20th and 25th November 2014. Those who attended the sessions were given the following handout, which highlighted the types of text presented. Note: In the handout that was given to teachers on the 19th and to students on the 20th, T. Summer of Monsters book review. Book review - Bellman and Black. Book review - The dark unwinding. ReadPlus. Goodreads. 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults. The Carnival at Bray.

By Jessie Ann Foley. Elephant Rock, $12.95 (97809895115597). Maggie has only recently moved to Ireland when tragedy strikes and her goal becomes seeing Nirvana perform in Rome. The Crossover. By Kwame Alexander. The Gospel of Winter. I’ll Give You the Sun. 2015 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. CHICAGO —The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced its 2015 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selection list. The list is presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for any reason. The complete list of 67 titles and a series, drawn from 149 nominations, can be found at The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers committee also selected a Top Ten list: Alender, Katie.

Images. State library Victoria. State Library Victoria. LIW2015-Activity-Ideas.pdf. Readposter.pdf. Term 2 displays 2009 001. 17 Books To Read If You Liked "The Fault In Our Stars" 2014 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults Top Ten. Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults. Best Picture Books 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. The 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards have three rounds of voting open to all registered Goodreads members. Winners will be announced December 02, 2014. Opening Round: November 03 - 08 Voting open to 15 official nominees, and write-in votes can be placed for any eligible book (see eligibility below). Semifinal Round: November 10 - 15 The top five write-in votes in each of the categories become official nominees, bringing the total to 20 nominees per category. Final Round: November 17 - 24 The field narrows to the top 10 books in each category, and members have one last chance to vote!

Books published in the United States in English, including works in translation and other significant rereleases, between November 17, 2013, and November 15, 2014, are eligible for the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards. We analyze statistics from the millions of books added, rated, and reviewed on the site in 2014 to nominate 15 books in each category. Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. In this dazzling and long-awaited conclusion to the acclaimed Mortal Instruments series, Clary and her friends fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother. Sebastian Morgenstern is on the move, systematically turning Shadowhunter against Shadowhunter. Bearing the Infernal Cup, he transforms Shadowhunters into creatures out of nightmare, tearing apart f In this dazzling and long-awaited conclusion to the acclaimed Mortal Instruments series, Clary and her friends fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother.

Sebastian Morgenstern is on the move, systematically turning Shadowhunter against Shadowhunter. Best Historical Fiction 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). Best Mystery & Thriller 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Best Poetry 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. A sequel to the hugely popular, best-selling Love & Misadventure, Lullabies continues to explore the intricacies of love and loss. Best Middle Grade & Children's 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards.

Best Graphic Novels & Comics 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. The 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards have three rounds of voting open to all registered Goodreads members. Winners will be announced December 02, 2014. Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. Best Young Adult Fiction 2014 — Goodreads Choice Awards. Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature. The Classics Browse works by Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad and other famous authors here. Trove - National Library of Australia. Library of Congress Authorities.