YALSA Hub Challenge Book 19: In The Shadow of Blackbirds

My next, and final book since I haven't been able to find the time to finish Lexicon with starting my new position, is In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters. It's a creepy supernatural historical tale accompanied by some fantastic pictures from the time. The novel follows sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black during the Spanish…

I’m not ashamed to read YA

This response to an article shaming adults who read YA books by a fellow youth librarian sums up exactly how this 28-year-old Teen Services librarian feels. Vive la YA lit! You can read my review to Eleanor and Park from earlier this year in my archives.