First Posted: 1/28/2014
Teens: grab your library card and “check out” the rockin’ titles:
“Coda” by Emma Trevayne
In a place where everything is as bad as it can be, this page-turner is a little punk and a little rock too!
“Ballad: A gathering of Faerie” by Maggie Stiefvater
When music prodigy James Morgan and his best friend, Deirdre, join a private conservatory for musicians, his talent attracts Nuala, a faerie muse who fosters and feeds on creative energies, but soon he finds himself battling the Queen of the Fey for the very lives of Deirdre and Nuala.
“Bruce Springsteen: American Poet and Prophet” by Donald L. Deardorff II
This title appeal to more than just Springsteen fans, teens or adults. “It describes Springsteen as an apt critic of his own culture, whose music paints literary portraits that uncover the realities of an American society constantly evolving, while striving toward its own betterment.”