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Two Musical Milestones in 2018

Leonard Bernstein at 100 As the year draws to a close, I wanted to write about a couple things that happened in 2018 but didn't get around to writing about them at the time. The first is that…

Anonymous
Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 5:40 PM

YA Friday: December 2018 Monthly Wrap-Up

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

Megan Maloy
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 9:00 AM

December: Books I've Read Recently

This month was just a mad dash to finish my Goodreads challenge of 60 books read in 2018. Although I didn't get to read everything from my TBR lists that I would have liked, I still managed to…

Penelope Gomez
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 8:31 AM

Best YA Books I Read in 2018

Best Books of 2018 List This year I was able to complete a total of 60 books for my Goodreads Challenge. Keeping that in mind, I was able to narrow down to a total of ten books that I believe…

Penelope Gomez
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 8:36 AM

YA Friday: Favorite Books 2018

Teens hungry for can’t-miss reads will devour our favorite young adult books of 2018, as selected by San José Public Library staff.

Megan Maloy
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 9:00 AM

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YA Friday: Dealing with Stress

Holidays are great, but they can also be a really stressful time. Here are some books that cover mediation, mental health, and life tips.

Leizel Case
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 3:15 PM

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YA Friday: Cold Weather, Warm Hearts

These romances feature wintry settings that inspire couples to get close.

Megan Maloy
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Christmas TBR

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas... but most importantly I'm dreaming of the perfect Christmas read. I can't think of anything better to do this holiday season than curling up in the UGLIEST…

Penelope Gomez
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:00 PM

November: Books I've Read Recently

This month I honestly had trouble reading. I just couldn't concentrate on any of these books! They were good books... I was just completely lacking the motivation to read as much as I normally do…

Penelope Gomez
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:53 AM

YA Friday: November 2018 Monthly Wrap-Up

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

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Think Thanksgiving is over? You ain’t seen stuffing yet

Do you like eating and reading? Of course you do! Be sure to check out these foodie teen reads!

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 9:00 AM

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YA Friday: Cooking for the Holidays

Non-Fiction Edition The holidays are a fantastic time to enjoy homemade food with friends and family.  Maybe you'd like to bake cookies for your friends, or attending a potluck.  Whatever you might…

Leizel Case
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:45 PM