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* Books and Authors
Explore the latest genre fiction, essential non-fiction and the authors behind the titles. Browse these and other works, using tools that make finding them and remembering them easy.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
* Email newsletters
Be one of the first to know about the latest releases for your favourite genre or area of interest by subscribing to our regular newsletters.
* NoveList
The guide to practically everything - you can even do a plot search if you can't remember the title of the book.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
* OverDrive
Free eAudiobook and eBook collection. Regularly updated. Requires free OverDrive software installation. Contains some Project Gutenberg titles. Use at a library or Chch City residents can enter your library card & password / PIN.
* OverDrive for teens
Free eBook and downloadable eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for teens. Use at a library or Chch City residents can enter your library card & password / PIN.
* TumbleBookCloud
Access an online collection of e-Books, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, videos, and audio books. Aimed at 12 to 17 year olds.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
* Wheelers eBooks
Access a free eBook service of fiction and non fiction titles. The collection focuses on New Zealand titles. Access this with your library card number and password / PIN. Currently available outside libraries only.
* NCEA Wide Reading Wiki
A great resource from Golden Bay High School to help choose NCEA wide reading and themed reading. Use the links to explore reading options for English at Levels 1, 2 and 3.
* Barnes & Noble
One of the most popular on-line bookstores that has masses of teen fiction, featured authors, etc
* Bettendorf Public Library Teen Page
Reviews and fun stuff.
* Fantastic Fiction
A huge range of books - includes info on all the latest titles, plus 200,000 books listed along with 10,000 bibliographies of authors.
* Holiday Reading
The latest teen reads from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Inside A Dog
… it's too dark to read … but on this great new site you can read and write reviews, win prizes, talk about books on their forum and keep up with book news.
* Literary prizes and awards
Christchurch City Libraries’ guide to Children’s book awards.
* Meg Rosof’'s top 10 adult books for teenagers
Cusp reads. Meg Rosoff: the author of How I Live Now and Just In Case selects the best adult books for teenagers, from Catch-22 to Maus.
* NCEA booklists - Dunedin Public Libraries
NCEA booklists for common themes such as biographies, New Zealand and Pacific writers, and plenty more.
* NZ Post Book Awards For Children & Young Adults
Booksellers.co.nz hosts official information for the New Zealand Post Book awards.
* SmackFiction
SmackFiction is a new mobile app, aimed at teens, that allows you to discover upcoming novels, read free sample chapters, earn rewards and share what you're reading with friends. You can add reviews or comments about the books on the app and tell others about what you're reading on Facebook.
* Spinebreakers
Spinebreakers.co.uk is a portal into the world of books, run by teenagers. Editorial control of the site is in the hands of a core editorial team of nine teenagers aged between 13 and 18 years, supported by a large network of contributing teen editors from across the UK.
* Stuff for the Teen Age
The best in books and media for teens, brought to you by The New York Public Library.
* The Sword and Laser
The Sword and Laser is a review and discussion site for sci-fi and fantasy books. Anyone can join the club and participate.
* Top 10 books about the darker side of adolescence
From The Guardian - Sam Mills’s list : “The most interesting books about teenagers are not afraid to explore the darker side of adolescence, but with humour, insight or humanity”.
* Ultimate Reading List - TeenReads.com
Teenreads.com aims to inspire you to read. With more than 300 titles selected by readers and staff, the ultimate reading list is a great way to expand your reading horizons.