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Read the Book, See the Movie

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June and July will bring a variety of movies  based on books–including new installments in the Spiderman and Batman series.  There will also be another fairy tale adaption of Snow White and a fanciful tale based on Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.  Happy reading and viewing! Opens June 1st Snow White and the Huntsmen: In a […]

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April and May will bring a variety of movies and TV series based on books…including the latest Nicholas Sparks flick–The Lucky One–and movies and TV series based on classics by Dickens, Poe, and Hemingway.  Here’s what to check out and read before heading to the theater or turning on the TV…after checking our local showtimes to confirm […]

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One Great Listen: Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

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My review of the audiobook Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly I was thoroughly engrossed by this story about a teenager–Andi–who fights her own personal demons while vividly encountering the world of the French Revolution. Andi is, in short, a mess. Her younger brother Truman’s death has reduced her to popping anti-depressant pills just to make it […]

Read the Book, See the Movie

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February and March will bring quite a variety of movies for the book lover to choose from.  A lot of child friendly fare will be released in the next couple of months, but of course the one most teens are anxiously awaiting is The Hunger Games on March 23rd. Read on to see what else put on your […]

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One to Inspire: My Sister Dilly by Maureen Lang

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My Sister Dilly by Maureen Lang is a thoughtful read that inspires through a powerful story of restoration following tragedy What happens when someone reaches the end of their rope while caring for a disabled child? In Dilly’s case she did the unthinkable–she tried to take her own life. Her sister Hannah has one objective […]