Books Selected by the TAB

The Teen Advisory Board helped me chose tons of new books for the teen area at the Barnes and Noble fundraiser on December 6. They are on the shelf and ready to be checked out! Here's what we bought:

  • Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy by Ally Carter
  • Graceling by Kristin Cashore
  • Courtin' Jayd by L. Divine (Drama High #6)
  • Lady J by L. Divine (Drama High #5)
  • Troy by Adele Geras
  • The Devouring by Simon Holt
  • Burned by Ellen Hopkins
  • Identical by Ellen Hopkins
  • The Greek Who Stole Christmas by Anthony Horowitz (Diamond Brothers Mystery)
  • A Company of Swans by Eva Ibbotson
  • 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson (replacement copy; read my review)
  • Girl at Sea by Marueen Johnson
  • Hot Girl by Dream Jordan
  • Heat by Mike Lupica
  • The Lost City of Faar by D. J. MacHale (Pendragon #2)
  • The Merchant of Death by D. J. MacHale (Pendragon #1)
  • The Never War by D. J. MacHale (Pendragon #3)
  • The Reality Bug by D. J. MacHale (Pendragon #4)
  • Cut by Patricia McCormick
  • Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead (Vampire Academy series)
  • Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (additional copy)
  • Handbook for Boys: A Novel by Walter Dean Myers
  • Bliss by Lauren Myracle
  • Breathe My Name by R. A. Nelson
  • Sucks to Be Me: The All-True Confessions of Mina Hamilton, Teen Vampire (Maybe) by Kimberly Pauley
  • Dead Is the New Black by Marlene Perez (read a review by Kaitlyn B.)
  • Skinned by Robin Wasserman
  • Generation Dead by Daniel Waters (read reviews by Meg and Caitlin C.)


  • Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances with stories by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle
  • Love Is Hell with stories by Melissa Marr, Scott Westerfeld, Justine Larbalestier, Gabrielle Zevin and Laurie Faria Stolarz
  • Guiness World Records 2009
  • Spore: Official Game Guide
  • The Twilight Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series by Lois H. Gresh
  • Azumanga Daioh #1 by Kiyohiko Azuma
  • Azumanga Daioh #2 by Kiyohiko Azuma
  • Azumanga Daioh #3 by Kiyohiko Azuma
  • Azumanga Daioh #4 by Kiyohiko Azuma
  • Jim Henson's Return to the Labryinth #1 by Jake T. Forbes and Chris Lie


martha said...

YAY, Azumanga Daioh!! ^_^

Megan G. said...

Did we have way, way more money than I thought we did or are you guys just really good bargain hunters?

Gretchen said...

we had $350 and the library gets a great institutional discount. woohoo!