Winter Reading Adventure Books for YA Readers

Lakeland Library Region’s Winter Reading Adventure is in full swing! If you’re looking for some adventurous books to help you complete the “read 3 books” task, here are some suggestions:


  • Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • The Selection by Kiera Cass
  • An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  • Paper Towns by John Green
  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • The Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan
  • Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
  • Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes
  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • The Young Elites by Marie Lu
  • Every Day by David Levithan
  • Sabriel by Garth Nix
  • Partials by Dan Wells
  • This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel
  • Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas



Inspiring quotes from John Green

Got a case of the Winter Blahs? Wishing it was any day but Wednesday? Buzzfeed curated this list of quotes from John Green’s books that will inspire you and turn that frown upside down.


Looking for more John Green?

If you’ve read The Fault in Our Stars or any of John Green’s novels and are looking for more, there are a number of places for you to explore.  For starters you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter; he posts to both of these pages frequently to keep fans informed and entertained.

John and his brother Hank have a popular YouTube channel, vlogbrothers.  Fans of the vlogbrothers have grown into a community called Nerdfighters. Here is a video explaining the ins and outs of being a Nerdfighter:

To learn more about the Nerdfighter community here in Saskatchewan check out their facebook group and tumblr page.

John also appears in a series of trivia-based videos for Mental Floss on YouTube. This is a personal favorite of mine: