New Young Adult Purchases and Suggested Reading Lists

Although the Library is closed for browsing, you can still browse the Library's most recent Young Adult purchases and other recommended titles below. If you see a title that interests you, click on the picture of title to be taken to the catalog. Once in the catalog, you may place a hold on the item. When the item you have reserved is ready, we will call you so that you you may pick it up via our Contactless Pickup Service!

Please note, you do need a library card to borrow items. If you would like to sign up for a library card, please complete the online Library Card Registration Form. Once the form is a submitted, a Library staff member will follow up with you to complete your registration! If you have a library card but it has expired, please call the Library at 508-835-3711 to update your account.

October Purchases

Better Place book cover  Beyond the Mapped Stars book cover  Bluebird book cover  Daughter of the Deep book cover

Lies Like Wildfire book cover  Little Thieves book cover  Kneel book cover  Maybe Were Electric book cover

Never Saw You Coming book cover  Pony book cover  Speak The Graphic Novel book cover  Take Me With You When You Go book cover

Thinigs We Couldnt Say book cover  Vampires Hearts and Other Dead Things book cover  The Violent Season book cover  Violets are Blue book cover  

We Are Not Broken book cover  When Can We Go Back to America book cover  Where I Belong book cover  Whistle book cover  

White Smoke book cover  Youd Be Home Now book cover  

September Purchases

Borders Book Cover  Dear Evan Hansen Book Cover  Dire Days of Willowweep Manor Book Cover  Forestborn Book Cover  

The Hawthorne Legacy Book Cover  How Moon Fuentez Fell In Love with the Universe Book Cover  In the Wild Light Book Cover  A Lesson in Vengenance Book Cover  

 Living Beyond Borders Book Cover  The Many Meanings of Meilan Book Cover  Moth Book Cover  The Perfect Place to Die Book Cover  

Raybearer Book Cover  Redemptor Book Cover  Suffer Love Book Cover  Sugar Town Queens Book Covers  

This Book is Gay by Juno Dawson  When All the Girls are Sleeping Book Cover  The Witch Haven Book Cover  

August Purchases

Ace of Spades Book Cover  The Darkness Outside Us Book Cover  Dead Wednesday Book Cover  An Emotion of Great Delight  

The Gilded Ones  The Girl from the Sea Book Cover  Lore Book Cover  The Lucky List  

Metal Fish, Falling Snow Book Cover  The Official Harry Potter Baking Book  The Poison Heart Book Cover  The Prison Healer Book Cover  

 The River Has Teeth Book Cover  Rolling Warrior Book Cover  The Shelter and the Fence Book Cover  Singled Out Book Cover  

Six Crimson Cranes Book Cover  Summer in the City of Roses Book Cover  These Feathered Flames Book Cover  Tokyo Ever After Book Cover  

Walls Book Cover  When We Were Strangers Book Cover  You Cant Say That! Book Cover  


Fantasy Fiction


Novels in Verse



Science Fiction


Podcasts for Teens

Brains On!  A science podcast for kids and curious adults.

Commencement Speeches for 2021  Choose your own commencement speech from this eclectic mix of presenters including Bill and Melinda Gates, John Legend, Halsey, and Eli Manning.

Dear Hank and John Hank and John Green answers those burning questions you've never gotten answers to, such as: How does the ozone layer relate to climate change? How many ants would it take to carry a human? Can I drink 4-year-old soda?

Let's Be Read with Sammy Jayne 17 year old Sammy Jaye, heads up the interviews with celebrities, activists, athletes and influencers with real and authentic discussions.

NPR Code Switch  A podcast hosted by journalists of color that tackle the topic of race head-on.

Part-time Genius. Join these Part-Time Geniuses as they dive into ridiculous topics... and discover some pretty smart stuff along the way.

Science Friday  Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff.

Stuff You Missed in History Class

Tai Asks Why  Find the answer to life's biggest questions.

Ted Talks Daily  Thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable

The Ten News  10 minutes of news and information for curious kids 

This Day in History Class  Quickly recounts a tidbit from today‚Äôs events in history  

Welcome to Night Vale  A twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.

Books to Movies

Read the book that inspired the movie! Click on the image above to start browsing titles.

Book to Movie / Movie to Book - Ever wonder what book a movie came from? Here's the scoop! From Mid-Continent Public Library.

Graphic Novels

No Flying, No Tights - Tons of graphic novel and comics reviews categorized by type.

Find Your Next Book

Books for Teens Booklists to help you find exactly what you are looking for. Compiled by Hennepin County Library.

If You Like...  provides lists of books based on other books. Compiled by Hennepin County Library.

Image of Yalsa's Teen Book Finder logoYALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone. Get it for Android or iOS.

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