Blogs: Teens

  • YA Horror for HalloweenAnna Dressed in Blood

    Still looking for a good horror story for Halloween?  YA fiction is full of ghosts and monsters (of both the human and non-human variety).  Find a new favorite scary story for Halloween.
    Posted by: Leizel Case on Monday, October 26, 2015 - 5:15 PM | Comments: 0
  • Manga Showcase: New Macabre MangaTokyo Ghoul

    Halloween is approaching fast, why not get into the mood for Halloween with some new ghastly manga series available at San Jose Public Library. This post wil feature two new series about Zombie like creatures, and another one with vampires thrown in for good measure. Give these series a try! Who knows, maybe it could be love at first fright.
    Posted by: Jonathan Prien on Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Fangirls Unleashed: 5 Easy DIY YA Halloween CostumesYA Halloween Costumes

    From dystopia's iconic ladies to a certain naughty color, we've got you covered in these low-to-no cost Halloween costumes. Fangirls and fanboys, welcome to Fangirls Unleashed: Halloween Edition! We have round up a few of the most popular DIY Halloween costumes based on your favorite YA novels. From dystopia's favorite tribute to the world's beloved wizard, we have it all for you.
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 1:15 PM | Comments: 6
  • A Recipe for a Great Halloween Cover image for "A Halloween How-To" book

    As Halloween draws near, you may be thinking of throwing a party to celebrate the occasion. If you are looking to serve something besides candy, then try these books with Halloween food and drink recipes in them. You may also get ideas for do-it-yourself decorations and costumes or even learn about the history behind this occasion.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • YA Authors and Two Fangirls

    Have you ever been to a convention? How about a movie or book event? No? Then you might be not familiar with the crazy that accompanies it. I have been to enough signings and events to understand that no matter what, there is no force that can stop the passion a person feels about something when they're in their prime. Despite the crazy, those are the experiences you will cherish for lifetimes. For Alyssa, another San Jose Public Library blogger, and I, we had the privilege of attending two book signings featuring three amazing Young Adult authors we fangirlishly adore: Josephine Angelini, Holly Black, and Cassandra Clare.
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 12:15 AM | Comments: 0