Monthly Archives: August 2013

End of the August Blog Book Draw

Remember everyone, tomorrow is the last day for the August Blog Book Draw, so be sure to speak up for a chance to win a copy of The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen. Write a review, comment on the TSRC, your local library or anything else library related. We look forward to hearing from you and good luck with the draw!

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Vote for the YALSA 2013 Winner!

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Earlier this summer I posted about some of the great books nominated for YALSA’s 2012 Teen Top Ten award. Now is your chance to vote for the 2013 YALSA Teen Top Ten! The nominees are:

  • Underworld by Meg Cabot
  • Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne
  • The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Of Poseidon by AnnaBanks
  • Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
  • Butter by Erin Jade Lange
  • Immortal City by Scott Speer
  • The Poison Princess by Kresley Cole
  • The False Prince by Jennifer Nielson
  • Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
  • Skinny by Donna Cooner
  • Insurgent by Veronica Roth
  • 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad
  • I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga
  • Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
  • Crewel by Gennifer Albin
  • Wake by Amanda Hocking
  • Every Day by David Levithan
  • Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult
  • Croak by Gina Damico
  • The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda
  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
  • Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
  • Tilt by Ellen Hopkins
  • Enchanted by Alethea Kontis
  • Son by Lois Lowry
  • Grave Mercy by robin LaFevers
  • Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross

Wow, that’s quite the list! To find out more about these titles and to cast your votes for the YALSA TTT check out Dogobooks.com.

(To make things a little easier I’ve highlighted the titles available through the Wellington County Library)

TSRC is Over :'(

Hopefully everybody had an AWESOME SUMMER this year and enjoyed some good books at the cottage, beach, park, or anywhere else you like to read in the summer. We had an amazing turn out for the program and the numbers are in. The teens of Wellington County (that’s you) read over 633,000 pages! Thats six hundred and thirty-three THOUSAND pages! AMAZING!

With such great reading going on, we’d like to know what kind of prizes you’d like to win next year. So be sure to take our poll below and if you have any other ideas on how to make the TSRC better next year let us know with a comment.

Remember your comments and participation are still counting towards the August Blog prize!

Let the August Blog Draw Begin!

Great job to everyone who contributed to the blog throughout July! We at WCL are extremely impressed by the writing skill and critical thinking exhibited by the teens of Wellington County.  Keep up the great work!

The draw for the July book prize will take place today and the winner will be contacted this evening.

Blog posts will now be counted towards the August draw so keep on reading; and keep an eye out at your local branches in the coming weeks to find out the title of the next book prize.