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What's better than a good book? A lot of good books, of course! Whether you're in the mood for a mystery, looking for a love story or just want to get away, these books are just right for what you want to read. These books will make you laugh, make you cry or make you sleep with the lights on. Ready? Read on!
- Memphis Public Library's Teen Bookletters page
Monthly Reviews of teen novels straight to your email. Sign up here!
Award Winners from the Professionals
- ALA Top Ten Young Adult Books
The ten best books for teens selected by librarians.
- Alex Award Winners
These books written for adults have might also be of interest to older teens.
- Great Graphic Novels
Recommended graphis novels and illustrated nonfiction for older teens.
- Indie Next Teens
Teen novels by independent publishers.
- National Book Award for Young People's Literature
Exceptional books published by American writers.
- Printz Awards
These books are award winning examples of literary excellence in young adult literature.
- Schneider Family Book Award
This award honors an author or illustrator for a book that is an artistic expression of the lives of children and teens with disabilities.
- William C. Moris Award
This award is given to great literature for children and teens.
Good websites for anyone who loves books!
- Good Reads
Discover and share books you love.
- Guy's Read
Good books recommended for guys.
This is a personal book catalog in which you can add the books you have read and are reading then rate how good they are.
- Southern Festival of Books
Humanities' Tennessee's festival for book lovers.
- Spark Book Club
An online bookclub from Justine Magazine.
- Volunteer State Book Awards
These books are choosen by librarians and voted for by school children and teens for this award.
Bring your gently used books to the nearest Memphis Public Library & Information Center location. Proceeds from Friends of the Library book sales benefit the Memphis Public Library & Information Center.