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It’s my job to help you find a good book, but I don’t work 24/7. No worries… This website is here to help when I’m not! Peruse the themed book lists below (also available as paper fliers in the Teen Area), browse book reviews online, surf on over to your school library’s page, or check out your favorite authors’ websites! Know of a great place to find books that isn’t listed here? Contact me and let me know!
Happy Reading!
Chrissie Morrison
(aka Librarina)

What is Chrissie reading?

Chrissie’s blog — Librarina: Great Books for Tweens and Teens — has been named one of the “50 Best Blogs for Teen Readers” and is a member blog of KidLitosphere Central (The Society of Bloggers in Children’s and Young Adult Literature). Even though you can often find Chrissie in the Children’s Room or the Teen Area, this blog is a good way to find a great book after hours and/or when Chrissie’s not around!


YA Book Lists:

Books About the Holocaust

Books to Die For! (Mysteries)

Books to Movies

Clean Reads

Guys Read

Historical Fiction

If You Liked the Hunger Games…
(or you can check out this awesome Hunger Games readalike flowchart c/o Lawrence Public Library in KS)

I’m Here, I’m Queer, What Do I Read?

LOL! (Funny Books)

Novels in Verse

Snow Any Good Books?

Sports Fiction

Teen Love

You Think YOU Have Problems?


School Libraries:

Algonquin Middle School Library

Algonquin Summer Reading Lists

Averill Park High School Library

Columbia High School Library

Columbia Summer Reading Lists

Goff Middle School Library

Goff Summer Reading Lists

Maple Hill High School Library

Maple Hill Middle School Library

Rensselaer Jr/Sr High School Library


Find Something to Read:

Book Spot

Digital Comic Museum

East Greenbush Library Staff Picks

Flaming Net

Goddess Librarian

Good Reads

GreenBean Teen Queen

Guys Lit Wire

Guys Read

Librarina (Chrissie’s Blog)

Reading Rants

What Should I Read Next?


Author Websites:

Laurie Halse Anderson

Holly Black

Cassandra Clare

Suzanne Collins

Chris Crutcher

James Dashner

Sarah Dessen

Alex Flinn

Dan Hayes

Ellen Hopkins

Neil Gaiman

John Green

Jo Knowles

Marie Lu

Eric Luper

Lauren Oliver

Richelle Mead

Marissa Meyer

Lauren Myracle

Garth Nix

Gary Paulsen

Susan Beth Pfeffer

Tamora Pierce

Ransom Riggs

J.K. Rowling

Alex Sanchez

Neal Shusterman

Terry Trueman

Nancy Werlin

Scott Westerfeld

Sara Zarr

Michelle Zink

Marcus Zusak


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