Books on Break!

Books on Break!

Spring break is just around the corner, so don’t forget to come pick up books before you leave!

We have some amazing new comics, a bunch of good beach reads, and anything else you’re in the mood for.

Check out our Pinterest page for reading ideas, and don’t forget about our ebooks and audiobooks if you’re traveling and don’t want to lug a bunch of books with you.

 

Header picture: “el fill del mestre:aquella estranya mania de creure en la vida”  by Lali Masriera is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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Spring Sequels

Spring Sequels

Here’s a round up of what’s come out recently, or will be coming out soon! Come talk to a librarian if you want to put any of these on hold. Happy reading!

New Sequels

Thunderhead by Neal Stephenson
Sequel to Scythe

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
Sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale

The Skylighter by Becky Wallace
Sequel to The Story Spinner

Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire
Sequel to Every Heart a Doorway / third in the Wayward Children series

Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi
Sequel to Furthermore

Obsidio by Aimee Kauffman and Jay Asher
Conclusion to the Illuminae trilogy

 

 

New Comics 

Hermes: Tales of the Trickster by George O’Connor

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Part Two by Michael Dante DiMartino

Wires and Nerve Volume 2: Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer

Black Panther: World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Betty and Veronica by Adam Hughes

Lumberjanes, Volume 7: A Bird’s Eye View and Volume 8: Stone Cold by Shannon Watters et al

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Volume 4: Girl-Moon by Brandon Montclare

Ms. Marvel, Volume 8: Mecca by G. Willow Wilson

New from a Favorite Author

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Steifvater

Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce

A Skin Full of Shadows by Frances Hardinge

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

Artemis by Andy Weir

Odd & True by Cat Winters

Hunger by Donna Jo Napoli

 

 

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Books on Break? We’ve Got You Covered!

Books on Break? We’ve Got You Covered!

Stop by the library for books before you head out on February break! We have two amazing displays up, Judge a Book By Its First Line, and OMG ROMANCE.

Don't judge a book by its cover display OMG ROMANCE display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or, if those don’t appeal, check out our Pinterest page for recommendations, and come talk to a librarian for more ideas. And don’t forget about our ebook and audiobook collection too! We have a plethora of fabulous options.

Happy reading!

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New Periodical Alert: frankie Magazine!

New Periodical Alert: frankie Magazine!

Lexi B. ’19, our very own Aussie, takes a look at Australian magazine frankie:

cover of frankie, October 2017frankie magazine could simply be described as Australia’s answer to the Rookie Yearbook, except it’s so much more than that. The trendy magazine consists of “design, art, photography, fashion, travel, music, craft, home, and life,” as proclaimed on the front cover, and includes a writer’s piece section containing works of unknown poets and other contributors, all-inclusive beauty tips, cute craft and home life sections, and did I mention that the entire layout of the magazine is super cute? The colorful, disposable camera-like aesthetic of the entire magazine makes it just as appealing to

cover of frankie, December 2017read as the engaging content. Though some parts of the magazine aren’t necessarily applicable to our daily lives — unless you’ve somehow suddenly become Australian — the rest of the magazine contains information that is both necessary and fun! I always enjoy reading frankie and get super excited every time it comes to the library. Check out the latest issue of frankie in the library!

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Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

cover of The Hate U GiveAs Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give remained on the New York Times young adult best seller list for the better part of 2017, the topics the book deals with clearly resonate with readers. The Hate U Give is about a sixteen year old black girl named Starr who splits her time between the world of her fancy prep school and the poor neighborhood where she lives. When she witnesses the police shoot her friend Khalil, and Khalil turns out to be unarmed, protestors swarm the streets and her neighborhood is catapulted into the national eye. As the only witness, what Starr does or does not reveal could change her community forever.

 

The plot of The Hate U Give reflects national events and discussions on police violence and race. If you’re interested in gaining a deeper understanding of these issues, the library has some books that may help.

cover of Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris

This slim book traces the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, from the shootings that sparked it to the protests and the activists working to chagne the United State’s justice system.
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The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race, edited by Jesmyn Ward

A response to the famed The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin, this book of essays and poetry explores race in America in the words of today’s leading thinkers and writers, such as Claudia Rankin and Edwidge Danticat.

 

Stop by the library for more recommendations from your librarians!

 

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Sequels and New Books

Sequels and New Books

To keep you updated on your favorite authors and series, we’ll be doing a round up of new books and sequels a few times a year. Here’s some exciting stuff that’s come out since the summer edition!

New Sequels

The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye, the follow up to The Crown’s Game

Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner. A new book in her Queen’s Thief series!

Into the Bright Unknown by Rae Carson. The final book in the Goldseer trilogy.

Ghosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford, sequel to Greenglass House

Ringer by Lauren Oliver, sequel to Replica

The Dire King by William Ritter. The final book in the Jackaby series.

Swing It, Sunny by Jennifer Holm, sequel to Sunny Side Up

Whichwood by Taherah Mafi, companion novel to Furthermore

 

New from Favorite Authors 

Warcross by Marie Liu, author of the Legends and Young Elites series

Jane Unlimited by Kristin Cashore. The first book she’s written since the Graceling series.

The Book of Dust by Phillip Pullman. The start of a new series set in the His Dark Materials world, a prequel to The Golden Compass.

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater. Her first book since finishing The Raven Cycle!

 

Ongoing Comics

Giant Days, vol. 6

Goldie Vance, vol. 3

Princeless, vol. 5

Bandette, vol. 3

Faith, vol. 4

Jughead, vol. 3

Dawn and the Impossible Three: the Baby-Sitters Club, vol. 5

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