Book Lists

Novels in Verse: Drugs, Sex, Death, and Heaven

NOVELS IN VERSE It’s National Poetry Month! Time to study sonnets written by men in white wigs, right? Not necessarily. Edgy teen books written in verse is a hot area of publishing today, one that drags stanzas and meter into the realms of drugs, sex, war, murder, pregnancy, and suicide. You won’t be bored! (Click on the titles to place holds, or go to our eBooks.)  … Continue reading

Author Interviews

Author Interview: Jenny Hubbard of PAPER COVERS ROCK

(Updated with new pics at the bottom!) Jenny Hubbard AUTHOR INTERVIEW: JENNY HUBBARD We loved meeting Jenny Hubbard when she visited the Main library—almost as we enjoyed Paper Covers Rock, her beautiful debut novel that has won numberous national awards and an endorsement from mega-author Pat Conroy. Luckily, she answer a few questions for those … Continue reading