Leizel Case

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A little bit of everything, but my favorites are: YA, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thrillers, Suspense, Cookbooks, Nutrition, Travel, Science

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Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage It’s YA Friday, and not only that, we’ve got another exciting collaboration with Fangirls Unleashed! May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month , and the authors of this blog are strong representatives of that culture. Showing their Filipino-American pride, Leizel and Alyssa have gathered their favorite AAPI authors and reads. Think of this as the Miss Universe of AAPI reads, with no mix ups at the end. Now let’s celebrate these diverse reads! Alyssa's Picks Forest of a Thousand Lanterns written by Julie C. Dao Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The...Read more...
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Happy Star Wars Day! Star Wars Day is coming up on May the Fourth. This is an exciting year for Star Wars fans! I grew up watching the original trilogy, and I am actually really enjoying the new ones and can't wait for The Rise of Skywalker . Enjoy May the Fourth by watching the films , reading some books set in the Star Wars universe, impressing your friends with movie trivia, or learning more about space. On a sad note, while I was preparing this blog, news broke that Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca passed away. Speaking...Read more...
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I am not throwing away my shot! Hamilton: An American Musical is coming back to the Bay Area, and we at YA Friday are all about it! Megan and I have joined forces to put together a list of fun and informative titles so that Hamilfans can get there Hamilfix whether or not they scored tickets to the show. Fiction Alex & Eliza , written by Melissa De la Cruz The unlikely romance between America's first treasury secretary and a young woman from a socially connected family receives fictionalized treatment that speculates on unknown details, ending on their wedding night...Read more...
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Non-Fiction Edition Holidays are great, but they can also be a really stressful time. You might be dealing with spending too much (or not enough) time with relatives, travel woes, homework, financial stress...the list goes on and on. You can find lots of ways to relax at the library. We have plenty of books, movies, and music that can entertain you and we have crafts and other events that you can attend to unwind. Sometimes though, you may need some tips on how to cope with stress. Here are some books that cover mediation, mental health, and life tips! Meditation...Read more...
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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 want to cook, the library has lots of cookbooks to help you get started. We have books on cuisines from all over the world and for every cook, from complete novice to expert. In this post, I will highlight some books we have in our collection that have some great recipes for a holiday party. Let's Get Cooking! Treat Yourself!: How to Make 93 Ridiculously Fun No-Bake Crispy...Read more...
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Non-fiction edition In the fall, I am always looking for a good scary story. Now that I've binge-watched Stranger Things and the new show based on The Haunting of Hill House , I wanted to find some non-fiction creepy stories. I am personally a skeptic , but I love reading about strange happenings and past crimes. This post highlights some historical true crime and ghost stories that we have in our YA non-fiction collection. Historical True Crime and the Paranormal The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century by Sara Miller Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave...Read more...
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Non-Fiction Edition Hi! I'm Leizel, and once a month I'll be taking over YA Friday to highlight some awesome YA non-fiction that we have in our collection. Since school is starting up again, you might as well get a head start by learning about something you are interested in, like science! From astrophysics to forensics, you can find a topic that will fascinate you. Science! StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond: Young Readers Edition , written by Neil Degrasse Tyson Ever wonder what you would pack for a...Read more...
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Calling all middle and high school students! Ever want to try your hand at 3D printing or Sewing? Come learn at TeenHQ !Read more...
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Virtual reality is coming to the Evergreen Branch Library and TeenHQ! Watch our unboxing video, and find out when you can try the new VR gear!Read more...
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