Tired of being cooped up this winter? Get ready to go on an adventure with these great books about hitting the open road (or sky, or sea).
In celebration of Black History Month, we’ve compiled a list of Young Adult books from great Black authors. Enjoy!
We’ve begun a new year, but the librarians here at Marion Public Library are looking back on our favorite books read in 2012.
There are a slew of recently released and upcoming films that have been adapted from books. Which ones have you enjoyed or have planned to read and/or watch? Main Floor Fiction Les Miserables by Victor Hugo Jacket Notes: Victor Hugo’s tale of injustice, heroism and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict …
Who are we kidding? If you’re reading this, you’re probably as ridiculously excited for this film as I am. In fact, you’re probably planning on rereading your dog-eared copy of The Hobbit and maybe even making your way through The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Silmarillion if you have the time before December 14th rolls around. But what happens when you still have a craving for Tolkien and have run out of books that he has written?
That’s where we come in.
Ever considered writing a novel? November is National Novel Writing Month and may be just what you need to kick-start that ambition. The goal: to write at least 50,000 words in 30 days. Feeling a bit overwhelmed already? Don’t stress out — we have plenty of books and other resources that can help you along the way.
Check out the Teens’ Top Ten for 2012, a list of books from the previous year that are nominated and selected by teens like you across the country.
Which are your favorites? Do you agree with the selections or would you have chosen other books?
Do you enjoy music? Do you want to read about characters who love it, too? Whether you prefer classical, folk, heavy metal, or indie rock is more your style, we have something on this list for everyone.
Are you anxious to read the Hunger Games trilogy now that you’ve seen the awesome movie, but have found yourself at the bottom of the hold list? Never fear, we’ve got some books to tide you over in the mean time! Read on for some books that share the same characteristics as Suzanne Collins’ trilogy. …
Want to travel, but short on funds? No problem! Grab these suggested books, find a comfy spot to read, and be transported all over the world without spending a dime. North America Canada: Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake United States: California: The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Illinois: Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth Indiana:The Fault in Our Stars by …