Your life has been delayed / Michelle I. Mason

Past and present, friends and crushes collide in a YA debut about a girl who takes off on a flight and lands 25 years later.

What are other teens saying?

  • This book has some sci-fi, some social media angst, a little romance, and a lot of heart.
  • It was such a fun read!

Books about Teen Life

Check out our display for the month of September in the Teen area at the Library!

Destination anywhere / Sara Barnard

Starting over at a new school where she longs to forge authentic connections, Peyton is disappointed by life challenges that expose her new friends’ apathetic characters before she embarks on a backpacking trip in search of true happiness….

Four of the graphic novels featured are shown over a orange background with a comic book graphic indicating they are graphic novels.


Enjoy this collection of outstanding graphic novels. Most are in the Teen Collection but adults will also enjoy these. Also, be sure to download the hoopla app, free in your app stores to find even more graphic novels and comics books available digitally.

Speak: the graphic novel / Laurie Halse Anderson
The Speak novel in graphic novel form….


Game Changer / Neal Shusterman

Ash is a football (rugby) player. Each time he takes a hit on the field, his life changes. He moves into another dimension, and keeps on bouncing through worlds that are slightly different from his previous reality.

At first, his changes are small and insignificant. However, they quickly turn into universes where society is stuck in the past and he finds himself looking at life with through an entirely different lens….

Bright Shining

Bright Shining World – **latest teen booktalk** / Josh Swiller

A father with a suspicious, secretive job…suddenly having uproot and move constantly…a new town that seems to be struck by an outbreak of inexplicable hysterics…all these things are just supposed to be considered “normal” for Wallace Cole. However, when things in his new town go from disturbing to worse: trees appear to be talking to people; a school bully, the principal,…