Beastly Trailer

22 04 2010

Looks pretty good!

Don’t forget to check out the book in our Catalog.





Last book in “Hunger Games” trilogy

16 02 2010

Something to think about for those of you who may still be snowbound… Scholastic has announced the last title in the Hunger Games trilogy. It will be called Mockingjay, and the cover appears to your left.

For those who have read the series, you are familiar with the image of the mockingjay that appears on all three covers. But this last is by far the brightest of the the three and the bird appears in flight. What could it mean? Find out when the book is released on August 24!





New books!

2 09 2009

Check out some new titles the library recently acquired for your reading pleasure…

ghostgirlGhostgirl: Homecoming by Tonya Hurley

Fruits Basket, vol. 23 by Natsuki Takaya

Access Denied (and other eighth grade error messages) by Denise Vegaaccess denied

Fullmetal Alchemist, vol. 19 by Hiromu Arakawa

Daniel xDaniel X: Watch the Skies by James Patterson

Inubaka, vol. 13 by Yukiya Sakuragi

Boyology: a teen girl’s crash course in all things boy by Sarah O’Leary Burningham

Kitchen Princess, vol. 10 adapted by Nunzio Defilippis





Read manga and other comics online!

16 07 2009

Calling all comic fans… We know you’re always looking for new stuff to get your hands on, and the publishers know it too. So why not check out some of what they’re putting on their websites.

Tokyopop offers a lot of old AND new material – including at least one chapter of every series online.

For those of you who are into the superheros, Marvel is offering over 100 free comics on their site.

And don’t forget the old standby… the Library has your back when it comes to books. Don’t forget to stop in or check out the catalog to see what we offer.

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If I Stay by Gayle Forman

14 07 2009

formanSeventeen-year-old Mia had everything to live for — a loving family, a beloved boyfriend, and her brilliant cello playing (and, very possibly, an acceptance to Juilliard). But everything changes during a tragic car accident. Now Mia hovers near the hospital bed where her physical body lies in a coma, weighing her options. Should she stay?

See the full review on Teenreads.com

Find it in the Library catalog!





2009 Teens’ Top Ten Nominations

29 04 2009

Teens Top TenThe 2009 Teens’ Top Ten nominations are in and you have until the second week in October to read as many of these books as you can. Why, you ask?

Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominations are posted in April during National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year during Teen Read Week (October 18 – 24). Readers ages 12 – 18 are eligible to vote.

In the meantime, get reading! Here are your nominees:

gracelingGraceling by Kristin Cashore

Untamed by Kristin & P.C. Cast

City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Truancy by Isamu Fukui

graveyard-bookTruancy: Origins by Isamu Fuku**

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Paper Towns by John Green

Runemarks by Joanne Harris**

Identical by Ellen Hopkins

breaking-dawnThe Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart

Daughter of the Flames by Zoe Marriott

Wake by Lisa McMann

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Bloodline by Katy Moran

knifeThe Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Evermore by Alyson Noel

Geek Charming by Robin Palmer

Melting Stones by Tamora Pierce

Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott

flygirlEternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith

Wherever Nina Lies by Lynn Weingarten

Impossible by Nancy Werlin

Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee

**The Library does not own these titles, but you can request them through Marina with a library card (borrow them from another library system).





Teens’ Top Ten Nominations

29 04 2008

It’s that time of year again! Twenty-four books have been nominated by teens across the country to be voted on (again, by teens) for the ultimate “Top Ten” list. Read as many titles as you can and encourage your friends to do so, as well. This is open to anyone 12-18, and you have until October to get your read on. Voting occurs during Teen Read Week — October 12-18, 2008 — and I’ll post more as the time gets closer.

And the nominees are:

Before I Die by Jenny Downham

Betrayed by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Daemon Hall by Andrew Nance and Colin Polhemus, illus.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Extras by Scott Westerfeld

Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks

Glass by Ellen Hopkins

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Ironside: A Modern Faery’s Tale by Holly Black

Jango by William Nicholson

Jinx by Meg Cabot

The Luxe by Anna Godberson

Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports by James Patterson

Saving Zoë by Alyson Noël

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George

The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray

Tamar by Mal Peet

Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier

Don’t forget to check out our catalog to find these amazing titles! And stay tuned for more info.