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National Library Week ended on Saturday, but our library love continues year-round here at Teenreads! We asked our Teen Board members to share a fond memory of their library or librarian --- read below to see their responses! If you’re interested in more library memories, click here to see last week’s blog post, where we shared our reviewers’ answers.
Today is National Librarian Day! To celebrate this important day, five of our reviewers share their favorite librarian and library memories, below. Look out for a follow-up post from our Teen Board!
A few weeks ago I was on a panel about Grief in YA Fiction at the NYC Teen Author Festival (Shara did a great recap of the whole symposium here). The moderator, author Jon Skovron, pointed out that in my new YA contemporary novel, THIS SIDE OF SALVATION, “the parents really fail their children.”
                Teenreads is so excited to be part of the blog tour for ALWAYS EMILY by Michaela MacColl! You may remember Michaela from our recent Side by Side feature on Emily Dickinson, where we featured her book NOBODY'S SECRET.  Here, she enlightens Teenreads on the important role that pets have played in her books --- and in her leading ladies' real lives.
GOING OVER takes place in 1983 Germany, where Ada and Stefan are in love --- but Ada lives in West Berlin, and Stefan lives in East Berlin. Bound by love and separated by circumstance, their only chance for a life together lies in a high-risk escape. In this blog post, part of the GOING OVER blog tour, author Beth Kephart shares photos from a 2011 trip to the city. Read on to see her photos, and to learn about the other stops on the tour!