Teen Reviews: Ship It

‘Ship It’ is a fabulous YA novel about a girl obsessed with a TV show, who gets to live every fangirls dream- Meeting the actors of the show! Unfortunately, one of the lead actors is… Less than kind to her after she asks a question at a comicon panel about whether a ship between the […]

Teen Reviews: Brightly Burning

  This book was absolutely brilliant – it was a mix of so many things; sci-fi, mystery, romance. It was a beautiful blend and had just the right amount of each element. Being set in a future of governmental evils and love interests who just can’t stay still, it reminded me much of Defy the Stars […]

Teens Reviews: The Music Of What Happens

Teen Reviews presents book reviews and recommendations from teens in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of the books mentioned in these posts at the library or in stores: teens who attend Teen Book Club on Wednesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially […]

Preteens Read Picks, Vol. 1

Preteens Read Picks presents book reviews and recommendations from preteens in Mesa County. Don’t be surprised if you can’t find some of these books at the library or in stores: kids who attend Kids Read Book Club on Tuesdays at 4:00 at the Central Library have access to books before they are officially published. Rating […]

Book Reviews and Recommendations

Recent Reviews October 2019 Spooky Staff Favorites September Staff Favorites Library launches new streaming video service, Kanopy, with two-day film festival Lovely War by Julie Berry Enter “The Rook”: A Quirky Supernatural Thriller Kids Read Picks, vol. 13 Teen Reviews: Eclipse Kids Read Picks, vol. 12 Staff Reading Recommendations Game of Thrones Read-Alikes Booklists for […]

Lesley Nneka Arimah: Short Stories with Big Soul

While browsing my bookshelf, I realized most of my recently checked out titles were written by men.  No offense to the literary fellas in my life, but this prompted me to change directions and begin researching newer female writers emerging on the scene.  The first title I chose is the What It Means When a Man […]

What will you read next?

Does finishing a great book fill you with feelings of impending doom? What if you don’t have another good one lined up already? Better you should avoid the tedious sniveling that could ensue (or is that just me?), by going directly to the Book Reviews and Recommendations page on the Mesa County Libraries website. There you will find […]

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