Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15

Top Five YA Picks for September

 Orla O’ Brien – Kildare Town Library The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta. This is a poignant coming of age verse novel. It tells the compelling story of Michael, who is a mixed-race, gay teen. During Michael’s teenage years, and first year of college, he gradually and bravely embraces his identity. Michael boldly pursues the… Continue reading Top Five YA Picks for September

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15

The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Author: Patrick Ness Genre: Young Adult Ages 12+ Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr Branch: Leixlip Library What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you're like Mikey? Who… Continue reading The Rest of Us Just Live Here