Tag Archives: Novel

The Hunger Games

Everyone, or just about everyone, has heard about the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a thrilling trilogy by Suzanne Collins about the 12 districts in the country of Pannam. This Post Apocolyptic trilogy is the newest hot book on … Continue reading

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Outgrowing Update

I posted a could weeks back about outgrowing a library, let me just tell you since I told my boss my revelation, we have weeded out VHS, JFIC, and EJFIC. We have moved our BOCD, on the shelves that once … Continue reading

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Author John Green

Author of Will Grayson, Will Grayson, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances,  is known among teens as John Green, half of the VlogBrothers. John and his brother Hank talk to each other for … Continue reading

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The Cardturner by Louis Sachar

The Cardturner by Louis Sachar, author of Holes, is about Alton, a teenage boy, who is forced to play bridge with his blind, dying, uncle in attempt to get Uncle Trapp Lester, to add his family into his will so … Continue reading

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100 Best First Lines from Novels

The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new. —Samuel Beckett, Murphy (1938) American Book Review make a top 100 list, of the best first lines from novel. Ranking #1 is Call me Ishmael. —Herman Melville, Moby Dick (1851).  … Continue reading

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Dewey the Small Town Library Cat

  In 2008 a book became famous practically over night, about one frostbitten kitten dropped in the drop box in Spencer, Iowa. It reached negative fifteen degrees the night before, and Dewey Readmore Books, an orange kitten was dropped into the … Continue reading

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Print-On-Demand

The Shack by William P. Young, a New York Times Best Seller was a Print-On-Demand (POD) book, of course not all POD books are New York Times Best Seller like The Shack, but libraries do carry POD books, but not … Continue reading

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