Teen Book Recommendations

Looking for the latest in great teen books? The Atheneum has partnered with BookLetters making it easy to stay current with the latest in web-based reading recommendations. Through the BookLetters website, visitors can take advantage of the following services:

  • Recommendations are provided through Book Lists, web-based lists of best-selling and award-winning books for teens. Each Book List entry includes a picture of the book cover, a description of its contents, and a link to CLAMS, the Atheneum’s online catalog, making it convenient to check out the books that interest you online. See the Book Lists for teens below.
  • In addition, you can keep current by signing up for e-Newsletters. The Teen Scene book list is available through an e-Newsletter sent monthly. The e-Newsletter will include all the information in the web-based Book List and allow you to reserve or check out featured books right from your email. See below.
  • Finally, BookLetters hosts the Nantucket Atheneum Monthly Newsletter featuring happenings at the library and timely notices of upcoming programs and events including teen programs.

Sign-up online for the Nantucket Atheneum Monthly Newsletter or any of the Book List e-newsletters in one easy step.

And when you visit the library, a Book List binder with printed lists is kept at the Young Adult staff desk, offering both series lists and suggestions for additional reading.  Whether you’re looking for the name of the fifth Harry Potter book, or an idea of where to go after finishing the Twilight series, we can help you find it! 


Available through e-NEWSLETTERS monthly:

Atheneum Book Lists:

Book Lists:

Award winning teen books: