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pickeringtonlibrary:

We are (as if you couldn’t tell by our posts!) huge science fiction/dystopian fans here at PPL: we are tremendously excited for tomorrow’s visit with Mindy McGinnis, who’ll be talking about her dystopian novel Not a Drop to Drink

So of course we’re also thrilled that this year’s summer reading theme is Science! Here is a (very, very) brief guide to science fiction topics in some of our favorite YA reads. And to see these awesome book covers in full, click through the image to find our dedicated Pinterest board! 

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Travis Coates has a good head…on someone else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and wholly original coming-of-age story from John Corey Whaley, author of the Printz and Morris Award–winning Where Things Come Back.Listen—Travis Coates was alive once and then he wasn’t.Now he’s alive again.Simple as that.The in between part is still a little fuzzy, but Travis can tell you that, at some point or another, his head got chopped off and shoved into a freezer in Denver, Colorado. Five years later, it was reattached to some other guy’s body, and well, here he is. Despite all logic, he’s still sixteen, but everything and everyone around him has changed. That includes his bedroom, his parents, his best friend, and his girlfriend. Or maybe she’s not his girlfriend anymore? That’s a bit fuzzy too.Looks like if the new Travis and the old Travis are ever going to find a way to exist together, there are going to be a few more scars.Oh well, you only live twice. - (from amazon.com)

Travis Coates has a good head…on someone else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and wholly original coming-of-age story from John Corey Whaley, author of the Printz and Morris Award–winning Where Things Come Back.

Listen—Travis Coates was alive once and then he wasn’t.
Now he’s alive again.
Simple as that.

The in between part is still a little fuzzy, but Travis can tell you that, at some point or another, his head got chopped off and shoved into a freezer in Denver, Colorado. Five years later, it was reattached to some other guy’s body, and well, here he is. Despite all logic, he’s still sixteen, but everything and everyone around him has changed. That includes his bedroom, his parents, his best friend, and his girlfriend. Or maybe she’s not his girlfriend anymore? That’s a bit fuzzy too.

Looks like if the new Travis and the old Travis are ever going to find a way to exist together, there are going to be a few more scars.

Oh well, you only live twice. - (from amazon.com)

In this thrilling conclusion to the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, Karou is still not ready to forgive Akiva for killing the only family she’s ever known.

When a brutal angel army trespasses into the human world, Karou and Akiva must ally their enemy armies against the threat—and against larger dangers that loom on the horizon. They begin to hope that it might forge a way forward for their people. And, perhaps, for themselves—maybe even toward love.

From the streets of Rome to the caves of the Kirin and beyond, humans, chimaera, and seraphim will fight, strive, love, and die in an epic theater that transcends good and evil, right and wrong, friend and enemy. - (from amazon.com)

 

epicreads:

ROMANTIC YA FOR THE WIN! [Source]

The Distance Between Us by Kasie West

Where the Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller

How to Love by Katie Cotugno

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Rock and A Hard Place by Angie Stanton

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Crash by Nicole Williams

Open Road Summer by Emery Lord

If I Stay by Gayle Forman 

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandi Nelson

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Saenz

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Every Day by David Levithan

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith

The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

The Trouble with Flirting by Claire LaZebnik

Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty 

If We Kiss by Rachel Vail

Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay

The Promise of Amazing by Robin Constantine

The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler

How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True by Sarah Strohmeyer

Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have) by Sarah Mlynowski

Street Love by Walter Dean Myers

Nobody But Us by Kristin Halbrook

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

A fantasy adventure inspired by One Thousand and One Nights!

Deep within the desert lie the mysterious Dungeons, vast stores of riches there for the taking by anyone lucky enough to find them and brave enough to venture into the depths from where few have ever returned. Plucky young adventurer Aladdin means to find the Dungeons and their riches, but Aladdin is just as mysterious as the treasures he seeks. Together with his friend, Ali Baba and the genie, Ugo, Aladdin sets out to find his fortune in the depths of the endless dunes…

Together with the genie Ugo and his friend Ali Baba, Aladdin sets out to find his fortune in the depths of the endless dunes…  (from amazon.com)

Why the frick is the Giver movie in color
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fyabooks:

Badass Book Series/Trilogies | Heist Society/Kat Bishop Series by Ally Carter

“It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth.” 

teenlibrariantoolbox:

kiss-my-assbutt:

So this sign is hanging in my public library

Why have I not done this? I fail at awesome.

On their way to start a new life, Tula and her family travel on the Prairie Rose, a colony ship headed to a planet in the outer reaches of the galaxy. All is going well until the ship makes a stop at a remote space station, the Yertina Feray, and the colonist’s leader, Brother Blue, beats Tula within an inch of her life. An alien, Heckleck, saves her and teaches her the ways of life on the space station.

When three humans crash land onto the station, Tula’s desire for escape becomes irresistible, and her desire for companionship becomes unavoidable. But just as Tula begins to concoct a plan to get off the space station and kill Brother Blue, everything goes awry, and suddenly romance is the farthest thing from her mind. - (from amazon.com)

scholasticreadingclub:

Reason to Read #51: The book is always better than the movie.

See our growing list of #100ReasonstoRead at bit.ly/ReasonstoRead 

scholasticreadingclub:

Apparently this is the week for movie trailers!

How about The Giver

scholasticreadingclub:

HOLY COW! The photos from the set looked good, but this trailer takes things to a whole new level.

September 19th can’t come soon enough!