Books Are Back In A Big Way

October 17, 2013

Reading, that old-fashioned pastime, is popular with digital natives, particularly teen girls. This week marks the 16th anniversary of Teen Read Week, and teen reading has undergone a complete makeover in that time. A number of trends are at work in the transformation. The rise of e-readers and tablets means e-books are more popular than ever. Transmedia storytelling has taken off. And the YA sections of libraries have undergone dramatic renovations to meet the expectations of tech-immersed teens. READ MORE