Monthly Archives: August 2011

New to the YA section is…

A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan. 

The publisher’s description is: Book cover of A Long, Long Sleep

Sixteen-year-old Rosalinda Fitzroy, heir to the multiplanetary corporation UniCorp, is awakened after sixty years in stasis to find that everyone she knew has died and as she tries to make a new life for herself, learns she is the target of a robot assassin.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

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New to the YA section is…

Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel.  Book cover of Ghostopolis

When he is accidentally transported to the spirit world by a washed-out ghost wrangler, Garth Hale discovers that the world’s evil ruler wants his unique powers, and so he teams up with some unlikely allies to find a way home.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

New to the YA section is…

Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray.

The publisher description is: Book cover of Falling for Hamlet

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is set in the modern world of computers, cell phones, and paparazzi, and on a popular television talk show it is revealed that Ophelia has not died.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

Summer Photos on Flickr

I’ve finally uploaded the photos from the 2011 Talent Show.  Take a look!  To maintain privacy, I did not use children’s names on the photos.

New to the YA section is…

The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines. 

The publisher’s description is: Book cover of The Girl is Murder

In 1942 New York City, fifteen-year-old Iris grieves for her mother who committed suicide and for the loss of her life of privilege, and secretly helps her father with his detective business since he, having lost a leg at Pearl Harbor, struggles to make ends meet.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

New to the YA section is…

Abandon by Meg Cabot.

The publisher’s description is:Book cover of Abandon

A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned seventeen-year-old Pierce’s life upside-down, but when she needs him most John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

New to the YA section is…

Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins.  Book cover for Demonglass

After learning that she is capable of dangerous magic, Sophie Mercer goes to England with her father, friend Jenna, and Cal hoping to have her powers removed, but soon she learns that she is being hunted by the Eye–and haunted by Elodie.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.