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

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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.


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?

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Find it in the Library catalog!

Streams of Babel by Carol Plum-Ucci

3 07 2008

(From In this nightmarishly realistic story, Cora Holman’s mother dies of a brain aneurysm. That night Cora’s neighbor loses her life with the same unusual diagnosis, even as Cora and others begin to sicken. Cora’s neighborhood soon fills with government agents who suspect that terrorists have poisoned their drinking water, while in Pakistan a teen computer hacker uncovers clues to the mystery in Cora’s town. Reviewed by Terry Miller Shannon.

Sound good? Find it in our Catalog!

Happy New Year!

2 01 2008

FireworksI would like to wish everyone a very happy, safe and healthy New Year!

Looking back on 2007 (oh, how very reminiscent) there have been some amazing books published… let’s review a couple, shall we?

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Beastly by Alex Flinn
Handsome and charming Kyle has it all until he is turned into a beast by a witch.

Boot Camp by Todd Strasser
After ignoring several warnings to stop dating his teacher, Garrett is sent to Lake Harmony, a boot camp that uses unorthodox and brutal methods to train students to obey their parents.

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
Bella’s love triangle with vampire Edward and werewolf Jacob continues in this third installment of the Twilight series.

Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin
After a nasty fall, Naomi tries to piece together the last four years of her life. She has a boyfriend and best friend she can’t remember — and oh yeah, divorced parents. Will Naomi ever get her life back?

What They Found: Love on 145th Street by Walter Dean Myers
Fifteen interrelated stories explore different aspects of love for Harlem teens.

This is just a very small sampling of some of the books we got in 2007. If you’re interested in any of these (or others you may not see here), check out our catalog.