The story of Harry Potter, "the boy who lived," is a favorite among many lovers of fantasy novels. But what's a reader to do after reading all seven books set at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Bring back that magical feeling with these series and standalone novels featuring magic-wielding characters, magical lands, and even magic schools. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
Grab your sunscreen and your beach towel, and don't forget your book! While you're soaking up the sun, these beach reads are sure to keep you entertained. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Recently adapted as a Netflix series, Shadow and Bone takes place in Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse, a multi-series YA fantasy world rich in magic, action, and unforgettable characters. Once you're finished with this series, check out more YA fantasy read-alikes. Curated by Ashley Lee.
K-Pop is a genre of pop music out of South Korea that has become so popular it now has a global audience. According to NPR's guide to getting into K-Pop, it is “a maximalist dreamland full of color, high concept performances and videos, a plethora of performers and unrivaled choreography.” Whether you’re a K-Pop expert or a newbie, this list will get you going with books and music from our library. Curated by Stephanie Mayeux.
Looking for love this Valentine's Day? Get swept up in all the feels with these teen romances. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
In the land of dragons, these teens discover strength and courage they didn't know they had. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
Chosen by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards highlight favorite books of 2020 in multiple categories. Read on to see this year's winners and nominees.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but a book is so delightful! These YA romances set during the winter season are certain to warm your heart. Recommended by Isabel Naquin.
We know there are tons of authors out there whose books you haven't read before. While this challenge can be met with books published in any year, our list of recommendations are for books published in 2020 that you may not have had a chance to read yet. We hope this challenge will help you discover a new author! Find recommendations for adults, teens, middle graders, and children.
If you've got the envie to pass a good time, read a book set in the bayou state. And don't forget to tell ya mama an' them about this challenge! Find recommendations for adults, teens, middle graders, and children.