Young Adult

10 Books for Heartstopper Fans

Friday, May 20, 2022.

Heartstopper cover

Following Netflix's release of their Heartstopper show, the graphic novels have been flying off shelves.  In fact, most of the books are still backordered!

So whether you're waiting for your book or you've finished Heartstopper and are looking for something that will make you feel the same way, check out Leo's top 10 books for Heartstopper fans!

For Heartstopper Fans!

Tales Retold

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Actors in bright dresses dance onstage during a performance of Cinderella at the Old Town Theatre.  At the bottom, a purple banner featuring the Old Town Playhouse logo and the following text: "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, February 17th through March 19th"What do Rodgers and Hammerstein have in common with YA authors?  The knack for a great retelling!  Caitlin shares her love for adaptations, from a classic fairy tale onstage at the Old Town Playhouse to works of classic literature, mythology, and more rewoven into new shapes for readers to discover all over again.

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Road Trip Books


Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

I love roadtrip novels any time of the year whether it's January or June. But, in an effort to spend as much time at home as I can, I'm looking for even more adventure-filled tales to escape into. Here's some of my favorite roadtrip (and tracktrip?) books to help you travel the world from the comfort of your couch.

Let's Go!


Jason Reynolds Recommends

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Meet Jason Reynolds, (if you haven't already). He's an incredible award-winning author of books for both children and young adults and a huge indie bookstore advocate. Last week, Jason sat down with PBS to recommend his favorite books for young readers to check out this summer. Some are incredibly timely, others offer a bit of escapism. All are books worth reading. 

That's why we work in the other direction.

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