Category Archives: Teen books

From Page to Projector: ‘The Maze Runner’

The latest in a string of young-adult novels to be translated to the big screen, “The Maze Runner” feels the most like “The Hunger Games” than any YA dystopian tale this side of “Divergent.” The film, which sat atop the … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘If I Stay’

With Hollywood targeting the young female demographic in recent years, it seems that the young-adult novel has become a treasure trove of adaptation ideas. The most recent book to get the big-screen callup is “If I Stay,” published in 2009 … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Giver’

Young-adult adaptations are all over the Hollywood landscape as of late. It seems like every other month, there’s a new teen book being made into an epic-looking movie. This month, there have been two, the first being a young-adult novel … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury author Alex Martin returns with science fiction ‘Embassy’

Shrewsbury author Alex Martin released the young adult science fiction novel “Embassy” on Jan. 1, 2014.

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Review: ‘Eleanor & Park’ by Rainbow Rowell

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell in this Dec. 3, 2013, post.

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West York author Rachel Walter to sign paranormal romance at Irvin’s Books

West York author Rachel Walter will sign copies of her young adult novel “True Connection” Dec. 7, 2013 at Irvin’s Books in York, Pa.

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Best books to give as gifts for the holidays

Area librarians suggest some of the hottest titles for the 2013 holiday season, for kids, teens and adults.

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Review: ‘Stolen’ by Lucy Christopher

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “Stolen” by Lucy Christopher in this Nov. 12, 2013, post.

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Review: ‘Doon’ by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

This week I read “Doon” by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon. The story follows best friends, Veronica and Mackenna, as they go to Scotland for vacation. There, they find Mackenna’s aunt’s journal about the mysterious land of Doon. Mesmerized by … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Divergent’ by Veronica Roth

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “Divergent” by Veronica Roth in this Oct. 15, 2013, post.

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