Category: Young Adult

Delve into our Collections and discover your next read with curated lists and suggestions from Hamilton City Libraries staff.

Mean Girls featured

Mean Girls Day

Tuesday 3 October | Young Adult,

Check out one of the Mean Girls book adaptations, or this selection of other Young Adult novels with characters who give Regina George a run for her money!

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A Moment with Manga

A Moment With Manga

Thursday 25 May | Adult Fiction, Young Adult, Children,

Manga is popular across all age groups, and spans a range of genres. Take a moment to discover this format with some of the newer popular series below!

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Science Fiction for Teens

Thursday 30 March | Young Adult,

Science fiction is a genre that captivates the imaginations of readers of all ages, and for teenagers, it can be an especially exciting and thought-provoking genre.

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Reading Map: A Court of Thorns and Roses

Thursday 2 February | Young Adult,

If you enjoyed Sarah J. Maas's A Court of Thorns and Roses, check out these other titles that share common themes.

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Camp Out with a Great Book

Thursday 15 December | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Young Adult,

Are you going camping this summer? Don't forget to take one of these books in your backpack and/or download eBooks and eAudiobooks from BorrowBox.

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Librarian's Choice: Meat Market

Thursday 8 December | Librarians Choice, Young Adult,

Young fans of The Devil Wears Prada would enjoy Meat Market, a stand-alone novel by award-winning YA writer Juno Dawson.

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Fairytales Reimagined

Thursday 10 November | Young Adult,

Fairy tales usually start with "Once upon a time . . . " and end with the royal couple living happily ever after.

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NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2022

Thursday 11 August | NZ Titles, Children, Young Adult,

The winners of the NZ Book Awards for our youngest readers have been announced! Click the icons below for more info about each winning book, and view in catalogue to check…

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Trending on BookTok

Thursday 14 July | Young Adult,

These young adult fiction titles, displayed at Hillcrest Library, are trending now on BookTok!

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Rainbow Reads

Rainbow Reads: Fantasy or Romance?

Friday 10 June | Young Adult,

Do you prefer a feel-good love story, or an action-packed fantasy? To celebrate Pride Month, Kylie has put together some suggestions for both genres with LGBT diverse characters.

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International Tea Day

Wednesday 18 May | Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Children,

This weekend International Tea Day will be observed all around the world! Each year on 21 May, the long history and deep cultural and economic significance of tea is recognised.

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For fans of Miss Peregrine

For Fans of Miss Peregrine's Home of Peculiar Children

Thursday 14 April | Young Adult,

School holiday horrors for fans of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

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