Title: Love and Other Perishable Items
Author: Laura Buzo
Teen Reviewer: Emily
Rating: 4 out of 5
This novel follows the life of Australian 15 year-old, Amelia Hayes. She works part-time at the local supermarket, and she falls in love with a coworker 6 years her junior. The novel follows Amelia's family, work, and love related problems.
This book features references to important classic novels such as, The Bell Jar and Great Expectations.
With school now in session, at least for some of you, I thought it would be a perfect time to ask this question. If you could attend any school described in a YA book, what would that school be? You have a few choices to pick from, however, feel free to add some more choices in the comments.
Do you like writing, blogging, or just talking about your favorite things? If you do, then why not write for us. We are looking/wanting teen bloggers for DPLS Teen Scene. We want this blog to meet your needs and what better way then by teens writing the posts. You would be able to write about music, movies, t.v. shows, books, graphic novels, video games, and more. Writing for us would mean awesome college applications and job resumes, development in your writing skills, and the means for getting your voice heard.
Contact Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information or are willing to write for us.
Title: Emmy & Oliver
Author: Robin Benway
Teen Reviewer: Bethany
Rating: 5 out of 5
Emmy and Oliver, friends until Oliver's father kidnapped him when he was only 7 years old. When he is found and returns, will things ever be the same for him and Emmy? Or will they have to start all over again.
Listen to an excerpt from Emmy & Oliver.
The 2015 fall edition of the FUZE newsletter has arrived. This newsletter comes out 3 times per year and features a book review, new books to hit our shelves, book recommendations, a website/app review, and a list of teen events. In addition to the newsletter, if you want to receive emails about upcoming events, new books, and more, then subscribe to our email list. Fill out the information on the right side of the page to subscribe.
This past Saturday, voting for the Teens' Top Ten was officially opened. The Teens' Top Ten is a teens' choice award. This year 24 titles published in 2014 were selected as the nominees. These titles were nominated by teen book groups across the country. From now until Teen Read Week [October 18-24] you can vote for your favorite title.
Here is the list of the nominees:
Title: Paper Towns
Author: John Green
Reviewed by: Julianna
Rating: 4 out of 5
Quentin is surprised when his childhood best friend Margo climbs through his window asking for help. Margo's boyfriend cheated on her and was seeking revenge. After that night, Margo left. Quentin found clues to where she may be. He and his friend travel to find her, but she didn't want to be found.
If you haven't read the book, maybe the movie will inspire you to pick it up.
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