Read free teen books online

17 06 2009

PulseSo if it’s not already easy enough to come to the library and borrow free books, now you can join publisher Simon and Schuster’s new Pulse It site and they will offer 2 new books every month for you to read.

Here’s the catch — you have to register and create a profile, be between the ages of 14 and 18, and you have 60 days to read the book you choose.

After that, you can comment, review or share whatever else you thought about it with other teens on the site.

If you’re interested, check it out.





So, what do you think?

29 04 2009

Have you ever read a book, listened to music, or watched a movie and thought to yourself: “Self, that was really awesome!” or “That was the worst piece of crap I have ever read/listened to/watched.”

Well, now you can share your thoughts on Library books, music and movies with other people. Yeah, that’s right. Our spiffy new Library Catalog allows you to leave reviews that everyone can see. Here’s an example:

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In the catalog, if you click on where it says “10 reviews,” you’ll be able to read what people have already said, plus you’ll be able to write something yourself. Cool, huh?

You will need to register the first time – but it only takes an email and password.





Flamingnet

17 12 2007

Flamingnet.comWeird name? Yes. But Flamingnet.com is a site for teen books reviewed by teens and it was (surprise) created by a teen! As a matter of fact, we’re talking about a local Baltimore boy who put together this web site.

So, if you’re looking for some more recommendations of things to read, make sure you check this site out. They also have giveaways and a monthly newsletter you can sign up for. AND, if you’re interested in becoming a reviewer, there is an application form. If you are under 18, you will need an adult sponsor and have to pay a one-time fee of $10. OR, you can review books for the Library (on this blog) for FREE!