Monday, November 15, 2010

How To Find A Good Book

I remember walking into a bookstore or library and wondering how I was supposed to know what book to read when I was faced with a zillion of them!  Here are some simple tips to help you find the good books that you need.  Instead of aimlessly looking at books and judging them by their cover, conduct some research  before hand to help you narrow your search. Prior to visiting the bookstore or library look up lists, such as YALSA's Teens' Top Ten or visit websites such as  It would also be a good idea to join  Goodreads and connect with other readers who may share your similar reading interests and be able to offer reading suggestions.  Don't forget that you can visit author websites to get a preview of other works that you may be interested in reading.  If you would like to learn more about a particular book you can also search for book trailers on youtube or even teachertube.

Here is a list of some popular Y.A. Author Sites:


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