The Book Jam

The Book Jam

By Marisa Hicking
Marisa, a Teen Librarian, and Mary, an Adult and Teen Services Librarian, talk about books! What kind of books? Young Adult, Middle Grade, Graphic Novels, Audio books, LGBTQIA, and more! Come jam with us.
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Episode 03 Grab Bag of Books!
Third Episode:  Marisa talks about some of her favorite books (one humor, one historical fiction). Mary talks about a young graphic novel and a sports book. We talk about how we miss our teens, patrons, and our libraries.  Books we talked about this week:  Marisa's books:  I Am A Genius Of Unspeakable Evil (And I Want To Be Your Class President) by Josh Lieb, Teen, Grades 7-12. Published October 13, 2009. The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee, Teen, Grades 7-12. Published August 13, 2019. Mary's books:  Unplugged and Unpopular by Mat Heagerty, TinTin Pantoja, Mike Amante, Intermediate, Grades 3-6. Published October 15, 2019.  Bouncing Back by Scott Ostler, Middle Grade, Grade 6-8. Published October 8, 2019. 
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May 11, 2020
Episode 02 Middle Grade Graphics & Dark Supernatural Teen Titles
Second Episode:  Books we talk about this week:  Marisa's books:  The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner, Middle grade, Grades 5-8. Published: September 3, 2019.  Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers, High School, Grades 9-12. Published: April 3, 2012.  Mary's books:  This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews, Middle grade, Grades 5-8. Published: June 11, 2019. Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand, High School, Grades 9-12. Published: October 2, 2018. Books mentioned:  The Darkdeep by Allie Condie and Brendan Reichs The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in Los Angeles) by Amy Spalding Furyborn by Claire Legrand
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April 27, 2020
Episode 01 Welcome to the Book Jam!
First Episode: come jam with us! Books we talk about this week:  Marisa's books: Wink by Rob Harrell. Middle grade, Grades 5-8. Available March 3rd, 2020.  The Light in Hidden Places by Sharon Cameron. Teen, Grades 7-12. Available : March 3rd, 2020.  Six Angry Girls by Adrienne Kisner. Teen/High School, Grades 8-12. Available: June 2nd, 2020.  Mary's books:  First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez. Middle grade, Grades 5-8. Available: August 22nd, 2017.  White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig. High School, Grades 9-12. Available: April 24th, 2018.  Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki. Teen/High School, Grades 8-12. Available: September 3rd, 2019.  Books mentioned:  Dear Rachel Maddow by Adrienne Kisner DC Comics: Bombshells, Vol. 1, Enlisted by Marguerite Bennett, Illustrators: Marguerite Sauvage, Ming Doyle, Laura Braga, Maria Laura Sanapo, Stephen Mooney, Ted Naifeh, Garry Brown, Mirka Andolfo, Bilquis Evely, Sandy Jarrell.  Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia   This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
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April 8, 2020