Good Things to Read

Select Books
Let us help you put together a list of good reads

Read everything your favorite author has written?  Want to find a new series or author that writes like your favorite author?  Then, look no further!  The East Islip Public Library has created a virtual readers' advisory service for you called Select Books of East Islip. 

Click to get the Select Books form.  Please note, any typed information added to the form will only print, not save.  Therefore, this form must be printed out and brought to the Reference Desk.

If you would like to correspond electronically, please include all information asked on the Select Books form in an an email with the subject heading "Select Books" to eiplteens@gmail.com.


BOOKS BY TOPIC 

     Anything can Happen in a Day

     Apocalyptic and dystopian tales


     Books on bullies and bullying

     Books by Common Core Lexile Numbers

     Clean Reads for Teens

     Crushes, love and everything in between

     Due Tomorrow?!  quick reads for high school assignments

     Due Tomorrow?!  quick reads for middle school assignments


     Express yourself: novels about acting, music, art and politics 

     Fantasy Booklist 

     Get Real: contemporary YA fiction for grades 9-12

     Great graphic novels

     Greek Mythology

     If you like books by Ellen Hopkins, try...

     Prom dates and disasters

     Team Edward: romance stories featuring vampires

     Team Jacob: romance stories featuring werewolves

     Tween guy reads: books for guys in grades 6, 7 and 8

     Two Sides to Every Story: multiple narrators and different sides of the same story


FREE DOWNLOADS: audiobooks, eBooks, music & video for your iPods, iPad, Kindle, Nook and e-Readers--all free!

RECOMMENDED READS

Genrefluent Teen: teens talk about books.


Reading Rants: out of the ordinary booklists for teens with an interactive blog where you can write and read book reviews.


COMICS, GRAPHIC NOVELS & MANGA

Dark Horse Comics: get previews, news, features, eComics and more 

DC Comics: all things DC

Marvel Comics: get the Marvel newsletter, view digital comics add to the blog and message boards

Shonen Jump: the world’s most popular manga 

TOKYOPOP:   leading the Manga Revolution


BOOK REVIEWS
Just finished a great book from your library and want to share it with other teens? Post your review on Good Reads and while you're there, check out what other teens have to say about their favorite reads!