MTV’s picks for their fave teen books coming out next year

Here’s the link!

What do you think? Yay or nay? I am excited about all of these but there are so many others that I am also excited about like Maureen Johnson’s The Last little blue envelope and Sarah Dessen’s new book, so many to choose from. No matter what, there will be plenty of great reads in 2011!!

Hope you all have a safe and Happy New Year:)


TeenScene Theater: Elf

Join us in the TEEN ROOM for our last holiday movie of the year!  We finish with Elf, one of my favorites!  In case you haven’t seen it, here’s the description. Hope to see you there!

Buddy was a baby who stowed away in Santa’s toy bag and ended up at the North Pole. The elves raise him as one of their own, but when he begins to notice his differences to the other elves he goes to New York City to find his birth father in this sweet holiday comedy. Rated PG; 95 minutes

Tuesday, December 21 6-7:30pm

Teen Room

New Teen Books!

Here’s a sampling of some of the new teens books that have arrived recently, so come check these out!  Plus more to come very, very soon!

Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

After saving Olympus from the evil Titan lord, Kronos, Percy and friends have rebuilt their beloved Camp Half-Blood, where the next generation of demigods must now prepare for a chilling prophecy of their own: Seven half-bloods shall answer the call, To storm or fire the world must fall. An oath to keep with a final breath, And foes bear arms to the Doors of Death. Now, in a brand-new series from blockbuster best-selling author Rick Riordan, fans return to the world of Camp Half-Blood. Here, a new group of heroes will inherit a quest. But to survive the journey, they’ll need the help of some familiar demigods.

Pegasus by Robin McKinley

Because of a thousand-year-old alliance between humans and pegasi, Princess Sylviianel is ceremonially bound to Ebon, her own pegasus, on her twelfth birthday. The two species coexist peacefully, despite the language barriers separating them. Humans and pegasi both rely on specially trained Speaker magicians as the only means of real communication.



When the stars go blue by Caridad Ferrer

With the grace of a ballerina and the fiery moves of a salsa dancer, “When the Stars Go Blue jets” into the reader’s heart in a story as romantic, funny, and dramatic as the best of “So You Think You Can Dance?”–Lauren Baratz-Logsted, author of “Crazy Beautiful.”

Burned by P.C. and Kristin Cast

This highly anticipated seventh book continues the House of Night series in a chilling fashion. P.C. and Kristin Cast once again prove their talent in telling a tale filled with all the normal teenage angst compounded with becoming a Vampyre (“Paranormal Romance Reviews”).

Kings of Clonmel by John Flanagan

When a cult springs up in Clonmel, promising to quell the recent attacks by lawless marauders, people flock to it. Halt is all too familiar with this group. Battles will be fought to the death as Will and Horace help Halt rid the land of a dangerous enemy.

Ghost Town by Rachel Caine

Get ready for “non-stop vampire action” (Darque Reviews) in the latest Morganville Vampire novel from New York Timesbestselling author Rachel Caine. While developing a new system to maintain Morganville’s defenses, student Claire Danvers discovers a way to amplify vampire mental powers. Through this, she’s able to re-establish the field around this vampire-infested Texas college town that protects it from outsiders. But the new upgrades have an unexpected consequence: people inside the town begin to slowly forget who they are-even the vampires. Soon, the town’s little memory problem has turned into a full-on epidemic. Now Claire needs to figure out a way to pull the plug on her experiment- before she forgets how to save Morganville…


Night Star by Alyson Noel

In this installment, Ever and Damen face down bitter rivals, jealous friends and their own worst fears—all in the hope of being together forever. Night Star is guaranteed to mesmerize fans and leave them breathlessly awaiting the sixth and final book!


Under the Green Hill by Laura Sullivan

Meg Morgan and her siblings are sent to the English countryside to stay with elderly relatives. The children are looking forward to exploring the ancient mansion, but they don’t expect to find themselves in the middle of a fairy war.

TeenScene Theater: Nightmare Before Christmas

Join us in the TEEN ROOM for our next movie in our holiday film series, Nightmare Before Christmas.

Venturing where no film has gone before, Tim Burton’s quirky and charming musical combines the extraordinary artistry of stop-motion animation with state–of–the–art technology to create a magical realm where fantastic characters come to life. Jack Skellington, the Halloween Pumpkin King, kidnaps Santa and takes it upon himself to deliver ghoulish Christmas presents to all the little boys and girls. Rated PG; 75 minutes

Tuesday, December 14 6-7:30pm

Teen Room


It’s time to start getting into the holiday spirit and TeenScene Theater is here to help you do just, join us Tuesday evenings this month for holiday movies in the Teen Room!  First up is Disney’s A Christmas Carol on Tuesday, December 7th at 6pm.  Check out the description of the movie below.  Hope to see you there!

Jim Carrey plays four separate roles in this updated version of the Charles Dickens’ classic. The old miser Scrooge must face the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come. The spirits must help bring kindness to his otherwise cold heart and remind him of the man he used to be.