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Teen Read Week
The school year is in full swing, which means it is time to start looking forward to Teen Read Week! Teen Read Week is October 8-14, and is dedicated to reminding teenagers to set aside time to read for pleasure. The theme this year is “Unleash Your Story,” so stop by the Catholic High Library, or head to your local library, to find stories, biographies, autobiographies, or folktales! Reading assignments for school are important, but take this chance to go explore a topic you are passionate about and find out more. If you aren’t in the mood to read, start to think about your own story. Take a crack at writing your own novel or autobiography!
Need a little inspiration? Check out these newly released best sellers!
Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
If you liked Divergent, check out Roth’s latest series and you won’t be disappointed. This book takes place in another galaxy, where two teenagers struggle to navigate the world with the help of some unique powers they are born with.
City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson
If you are in the mood for a murder mystery, you are in the right place! This story, set in Kenya, follows a teenage girl trying to understand the true circumstances behind her mother’s death. She goes from living on the streets to mingling with the world of the esteemed, all in the name of revenge.
Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray
Gray, New York Times Bestselling author of Starwars, delivers another thrilling science-fiction adventure for readers! The story centers around two interstellar enemies who are forced together on a journey to protect their planets.
Still need more ideas? Click here for a list of the most exciting young adult books of 2017.
If you find a book you like or have a recommendation for your peers, tweet about it using #TRW17 and tag Catholic High @TCHS_Balt so we can check out your favorite reads!