Friday Finds – August 16, 2013
This Week at TLT:
- Until it Hurts to Stop by Jennifer R. Hubbard
- Marie Antionette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender
- Antigoddess by Kendare Blake
- Blackout by Robison Wells
Christie shared three of her book feels in this week’s I’ll Never Get Over.
We have a Take 5 book list related to governmental abuse of power in YA Literature.
The Apocalypse in music form is the subject of this Friday Fill-In.
And Karen spent all day Thursday creating an A to Z guide of all the book lists on TLT. From Aliens to Zombies with everything in between, check out our over 50 book lists.
Previously at TLT:
We had a guest post by Jennifer R. Hubbard. (One of this week’s reviewed authors.)
We reviewed Homeland by Cory Doctorow, a sequel to one of the books on this week’s Take 5.
Around the Web:
In a somewhat unexpected turn of events, Ashton Kutcher offered some very inspirational advice to teens at this year’s Teen Choice Awards.
The Getty Trust launched its Open Content Program designed to “make(s) available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose.”
The movie version of Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones premiered in Hollywood.
Actress Shailene Woodley, who is getting ready to film The Fault in Our Stars, is cutting off her hair to play the role of Hazel and donating it to the organization Children With Hair Loss. The actress is encouraging others who have at least 8 inches to donte their hair as well.
Also, NPR shared a safety checklist for teen athletes.
Filed under: Friday Finds News Roundup
About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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