Category Archives: Staff Picks

YA Lit for Doctor Who Fans

admin    February 25, 2014

I remember the first time I ever watched Doctor Who. I started watching a few years ago and began with the “New Who” series starring Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor. What followed were several late nights where I stayed up until 4 am watching every single episode until I was finally caught up and officially obsessed. I will admit… Read more »

Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Joanne T    February 16, 2014

Hayley Kincain is a high school senior who has never been to high school. Her dad, Andy, a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, keeps moving them.  He is trying to outrun his memories of these wars.  Andy Kincain has PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.The reader can feel Hayley’s fear and panic whenever she does not know where… Read more »

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

jstalker    February 3, 2014

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown is about a girl named Tana who lives in a world where humans can’t go outside at night due to the prevalence of vampires.  In chapter one, she wakes up in a bathtub after a party and finds all of the other partygoers dead.  This begins an adventure that Tana didn’t realize she was strong… Read more »

Final Installment in Divergent Trilogy – Allegiant by Veronica Roth

jstalker    January 27, 2014

Well I’ll say this about the third book: The series certainly goes out with a bang! Tris and Tobias have now left the city where they get a new perspective about what exactly is happening inside the fence. They come up with a plan to save the world and it works….mostly…. I don’t necessarily approve of the ending and it’s… Read more »