Blogs: Teens

YA Friday: Favorite Reads of 2019

San José Public Library staff and Teens share some of their favorite YA reads of 2019.

Megan Maloy
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Little Women as Modern Teens

What would be on the bookshelves of the March sisters if they were teens today?

Leizel Case
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 2:30 PM

YA Friday: Tropes Spring Eternal - The Never-Ending Series

A monthly feature where I examine a popular YA reading trope and share books that use the trope in their plots.

Megan Maloy
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Christmas TBR

One of my favorite things to do during this holiday season is to read a cheerful Christmas book underneath our lit up tree.

Penelope Gomez
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: November 2019 Monthly Wrap-Up

Take a look at some of our favorite books released this month.

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Stress Less

Holidays can be tough on your mental health; these books can help with stress and anxiety.

Leizel Case
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Native American Heritage Month

These #OwnVoices YA books all feature Native American protagonists, in stories both realistic and speculative.

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Authors I'm Grateful For

Here's a list of YA authors I'm grateful for this Thanksgiving.

Penelope Gomez
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Tropes Spring Eternal - The Hidden Suitor

A monthly feature where I examine a popular YA reading trope and share books that use the trope in their plots.

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Books that Began as NaNoWriMo Projects

These popular YA novels that began as 1,667 words a day prove that while your draft may look like a jumbled mess now, you may have bestseller on your hands.

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Catch an Early Premiere of HBO's His Dark Materials

HBO is rolling out a new series that is rumored to fill the void left by its fantasy predecessor, Game of Thrones. See an advance screening at Educational Park Branch on November 2.

Viewers Advisory
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 5:00 PM

YA Friday: October 2019 Monthly Wrap-Up

Take a look at some of our favorite books released this month.

Megan Maloy
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 9:00 AM