Recommended Sites for Teen Readers
Amazon Books Gain access to booklists, reviews, recommendations, authors, series, the most popular popular titles in many genres and more at this huge site for readers. Goodreads is a popular social network site for book lovers. Find and review books, see what your friends are reading, create and join reading groups, find genre lists, connect with authors. Epic Reads is a site for YA books and the people who love them. The latest books are featured in multiple ways- through blogs, lists, book trailers, Spotify playlists, interactive quizzes and polls. Epics Reads is very active on social media too- Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest. No Flying No Tights is a graphic novel review site with a huge section just for teens. Includes 11 different genres, plus Anime and Manga. Reading Rants is a fantastic blog written for teens. Booklists, yearly top 10 lists, links to author websites, and more. According to the blog's author, this site is "for teens out there who need a good read, but are wondering if there’s life after Judy Blume and Brian Jacques." TeenReads Get the Ultimate Reading List here (crowd-sourced list of best books). This site also has the latest book-to-movie titles, booklists, reviews, contests, and more! Guys Read This website promotes books for a male audience. Tayshas Reading List Books are selected each year as best reads for teens.E-books and Audio Books Librivox Free audiobooks from the public domain (includes all the classics). Play streaming or download to a device. Books Should Be Free Audiobooks and e-books in the public domain. Free streaming and downloads to mobile devices. Project Gutenberg Offers over 40,000 free e-books. Available in epub and kindle format for download or reading online. Feedbooks Provides free access to current e-books that can be downloaded to your ipad, phone or other device.If You Like...Read-alike sites for choosing your next book
Book and Library Apps
Destiny Discover - provides mobile access to CHS library's catalog of books, e-books and audiobooks. You can also login to your account, place holds, see what's new and access public resource lists. Teen Book Finder App is a free app that links you to award-winning booklists and popular books in multiple genres.