If You Like . . .
If you liked one of these books, follow its title link to a list of more books you'll enjoy.
City of Bones
Oooh, demons ahead! Watch out!
If you have read the Harry Potter books (multiple times) and you fear you will never read anything like them again, here are some suggestions.
The Hunger Games
Experience anger, fear, love, caring, and a pounding sense of dread about what's to come with these suggested books.
It's Kind of a Funny Story
Try these books about teens with mental illness.
Matched and Crossed
Enjoy your dystopia with a little romance?
Books in verse have a different flow and often pack a large emotional wallop. Try these.
Similar to the events in these suggested books, in today's world nearly half of all girls report some form of physical aggression during the course of dating.
Vampires, werewolves, romance, danger - what's not to like? And in a similar vein, try these.
MCPL's Teen Book Picks
Author Interviews by TAG Members
TAG members interviewed these authors. What is TAG?
Andrea interviewed Mr. Hernandez, author of They Call Me a Hero, at the Silver Spring Library on February 7, 2013.
Erica interviewed the author of Prophecy at the Bethesda Library on January 6. 2013. Ms. Oh wrote some of her book at the library.
Tara and Erica interviewed the author of the Matched series on November 29, 2012, at the Bethesda Library.
Sam interviewed Mr. Doctorow at the Bethesda Library on October 17, 2012. Photo by NK Guy, nkguy.com.tiff
Jessica and Lily interviewed Neal Shusterman, author of Unwind and its sequel UnWholly.
Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian
Interview by Diana of the authors of Burn for Burn, who visited the Bethesda Library on September 20, 2012.
Jessica spoke with the author of Ship Breaker on May 10 at the Bethesda Library.
Erica interviewed Kristin Cashore, author of Graceling, Fire, and the new Bitterblue, at the Bethesda Library on May 4, 2012.
Diana met with Dr. Marc Aronson, author of Master of Deceit, Trapped, and many other books, at the Bethesda Library on April 21, 2012.
Jessica interviewed author and martial artist Mike Mullin at the Bethesda Library on March 29, 2012.
Ally Carter and Rachel Hawkins
Erica and Tara interviewed both Ally Carter (The Gallagher Girls series and Heist Society series) and Rachel Hawkins (Hex Hall series) at the Bethesda Library on March 13, 2012.
Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
Andrea and Tara met the two authors of The Future of Us at the Bethesda Library on January 19, 2012.
Books about Gaming and Technology
Try these books if you like social networking, gaming, computer technology, and the fun, excitement, and danger they bring.
Books Exploring the Inner Self
Try these books about teens discovering who they are.
Books with a Music Theme
Music inspires and enhances life, and plays a very important role in these books.
Love to read books that keep you awake at night?
Books about bullying.
A selection of mysteries to excite, scare, amuse, confound, and astound.
Have a good laugh!
Love to read books about real people and events?
Taking a realistic point of view.
Road Trip Books
Journeys toward knowing oneself.
If sports are a passion of yours, try these books.
Cozy up in a comfy chair to read these books with a winter setting.
Recent GLBT books for teens.
By book title, series, author, or topic