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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

BookTok Series We’re not going to lie - we were hesitant to read this novel when it was trending on TikTok. It seemed boring TBH. However, we were pleasantly surprised. This book exceeded our expectations. The plot is simply perfect - it tells a heartfelt story that’s centered around the concept of family. It follows… Read More

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

BookTok Series Romance? Check. Comedy? Check. Interesting? 100%! This book is one of our favorite rom coms - such a fun and short read, which is perfect for this fall. The story revolves around a teenage girl who’s about to get deported, but she (shocker) meets a boy. It’s a cute story of these two… Read More

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

BookTok Series  This is yet another amazing book by the talented Nicola Yoon (author of The Sun is Also a Star). We tried to read this book without any expectations and we were pleasantly surprised. There is definitely more than meets the eye with this novel - that’s all we can say without spoiling too… Read More

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

BookTok Series Wow. We don’t have words to describe this literary masterpiece. This book will cause you to experience a rollercoaster of emotions. It will have you laughing in happiness yet also bawling your eyes out at 3 am. Although the end is foreshadowed in the title, the book’s intricate plot is worth the read.… Read More

Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

This amazing YA novel by Marissa Meyer shows readers that not everything we see is the full story. The story revolves around the main character, Prudence Daniels, who gains powers that allow her to dish out karmic justice to everyone except her annoyingly lazy lab partner Quint Erickson. Quint never seems to be willing to… Read More

Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar

This story covers racism, discrimination, and finding love all in one. This is one of the newer books focused on representing bisexuals as well as Bengalis while realistically attempting to portray the hate and assumptions that come alongside coming out. It's an entertaining piece revolving around the only two brown girls in the entire school… Read More

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

BookTok Series Do you enjoy sad twists on classic fairy tales? If so, this book was made for you! Heartless is one of our all-time favorite novels. It provides a heartbreakingly beautiful villain origin story for the Queen of Hearts. The author intricately weaves astonishing twists into this tragic backstory. It’s a story full of… Read More


Are you as obsessed with TikTok as we are??? This past year, TikTok has blown up as a social media platform. This highly addictive app has risen to popularity due to its variation in content. The FYP (For You Page) provides videos that tailor to the interests of viewers, thus creating different divisions. BookTok, DanceTok,… Read More

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by New York Times best-selling author V.E. Schwab, is a captivating novel that follows a young woman who bargained to live forever but is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. The book begins in France in 1714, and centers around the mystical Addie LaRue, dreamer and artist,… Read More

Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

In the novel Born A Crime, Daily Show host Trevor Noah tells the hilarious, sometimes sorrowful, and often heartwarming story of his life growing up under apartheid in South Africa. Born to a black mother and white father, Noah was a mixed-race child in a country and time where the conception of such children was… Read More

Art Contest Winner

The 2021 Glen Ellyn Public Library High School Art Contest was an extra choice assignment for Jack's teacher, who is a Glen Ellyn Public Library cardholder. Jack drew a total of five pictures, and to their surprise, they won! “I never thought my art would be good enough to win an art contest!” Jack said. They decided… Read More

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