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Teens @ SCPL Teen Art & Lit — Quick Book Picks

SCPL's Teen Advisory Groups would like to share some of their favorite books with you! Here are their latest "Quick Picks for Teens."

  • Glass, by Ellen Hopkins
    This is a sequel to Crank and it's about a girl who is 17 and she goes on meth and has a kid. It's her schizophrenic mind trying to decipher life through both sides, wanting and needing meth.
    Recommended by: Heather R., age 17
  • The Bad Beginning, by Lemony Snicket
    Orphaned kids got sent to their uncle's house. They hate it there. It was really good how Count Olaf tried to get their fortune.
    Recommended by: Chenia P., age 12
  • Marked, by P. C. Cast
    For me, the coolest thing about this book are its fun attitude and its reality in which everyone knows that vampires exist. I recommend that anyone into chick flick vamp genres should really try this
    Recommended by: Nikki R, age 14
  • Go Ask Alice, by Anon
    If you’re looking for a feel good, happy ending novel, don’t bother reading this story. If you want to dive into the devastating events of a very real, average teenager; then read Go Ask Alice
    Recommended by: Nikki R, age 14
  • ttyl, by Lauren Myracle
    I don’t recommend TTYL to males or people who are looking for something really deep, but I do recommend it to people who are interested in a good friendship and a few laughs.
    Recommended by: Nikki R, age 14
  • The Book Thief, by Marcus Zusak
    The best thing about this book is that it is narrated by death. The reader gets to see things from Death’s perspective. Death’s interesting comments and wry attitude are entertaining and captivating
    Recommended by: Nikki R, age 14