Category Archives: Book Club

book review/rave

***This post contains spoilers for Daughter of Smoke and Bone*** I’ve been meaning to post this “book rave” from an awesome teen, Mailina, for quite some time. I visited School of the Arts (SOTA) in Tacoma last December to booktalk to … Continue reading

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For the Kids!

We thought it would be fun to highlight some of our favorite books from when we were growing up. We have so many fond memories associated with these titles. They give us the warm fuzzies! What were some of your … Continue reading

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Current Likes & Dislikes in YA

Name your 3 most recent YA favorites and 3 most recent dislikes. (Yes, please pick just 3. I know it’s hard!) You can add details if you want, or just list the books. My favorites and dislikes are below. One … Continue reading

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June’s Book Club Title!

Dear readers! June’s book club is coming up, and we’re meeting on a Friday. I (Kristy) will be back for this special book club. DEETS:  Date/Time: Friday, June 21 @ 2-4pm Place: Tacoma Public Library, Main Branch (Downtown) Book: Dirty Little Secrets … Continue reading

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May’s Book of the Month!

Join us on Saturday, May 18th from 2 – 4 pm for our next Teen Book Club! We’ll be discussing a Printz Honor and teen selected title, The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler. This might be the … Continue reading

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20 Free YA and Classic Audiobook Downloads for 2013!

Sync is back for the summer of 2013 with more FREE audiobooks! SYNC YA Literature into Your Earphones 2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week May 30 – August 15, 2013 Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have … Continue reading

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We Ask Some Great Questions!

As mentioned in the previous post, Teen Book Club was honored to host a luncheon with a special guest, R. J. Palacio (Raquel Jaramillo), author of Wonder. She was kind enough to let us interview her on film, and I think book … Continue reading

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R.J. Palacio Author Luncheon!

This past Saturday, we had the pleasure of hosting a luncheon with, R. J. Palacio (Raquel Jaramillo), author of Wonder. She was awesome! We discussed Wonder with her while enjoying sub sandwiches and she graciously let us interview her on film (check out … Continue reading

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Spring Break Reads by Kelly N.

Here’s our first post from a book club teen! Thanks, Kelly! Over spring break I have read many books. And here are some of them and my thoughts on them. (So sorry about the terrible intro). I recently picked up … Continue reading

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Tacoma Responds!

Have you heard about Tacoma Reads? Inspired by Nancy Pearl’s “If All Seattle Read the Same Book,” Tacoma Reads is a one book city-wide reading initiative, now in its 11th year. Each book is selected by the mayor and Tacomans are encouraged to come … Continue reading

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