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I made it

Victory! Success!  I took NaBloPoMo and conquered it, blogging every day in November.  But now I’m blogged out, so I’ll talk to you in a few days…

Katie

December 1, 2008 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

The Clique

If you’ve always wondered what Claire, Massie, Alicia, Dylan, and Kristen look like, talk like, and act like, you don’t have to wonder anymore. 

The first book in the series by Lisi Harrison has just been made into a direct to DVD movie.  Don’t be the last Clique fan to see it – we’ve got it at the library!  If you can’t remember the first book anymore, don’t worry, we’ve got the whole Clique series and summer series, too.

November 30, 2008 at 4:52 pm 1 comment

Naruto Nation

Good news, Naruto fans!  Viz has announced that Naruto anime and manga will now be released in the U.S.  much closer to their Japanese release dates. 

“Anime episodes will begin streaming in the U.S. on the Naruto.com Website within days of broadcast in Japan; manga releases will appear in the U.S. within months of the Japanese volume’s release.” [icv2.com]

In order to catch up, there will be 11, yes eleven, new volumes of the Naruto manga released between February and April 2009.  After that, they’ll be released roughly once every 3 months.

We’ve got the most recently released volume, number 32, on the shelf now. 
Katie

November 29, 2008 at 12:10 am 1 comment

The Half-Blood Prince

If your theater didn’t show this trailer of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince before Twilight, you missed out!  But now you can watch it over and over and over until July 17. 

Check out The Leaky Cauldron for tons of HP news.

November 28, 2008 at 12:29 am Leave a comment

Happy Thanksgiving

Here’s some fun facts about Thanksgiving from National Geographic’s website:

  • The largest pumpkin pie ever made weighed 2,020 pounds (916.25 kilograms).
  • A ripe cranberry will bounce. 
  • All turkeys and chickens have wishbones.
  • Canadians celebrate their own Thanksgiving every October.
  • Abraham Lincoln declared a national day of Thanksgiving in 1863.
  • The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was held in 1924.
  • Hope you have lots to be thankful for!
    Katie

    November 27, 2008 at 10:36 am Leave a comment

    Boring info you need to know

    Remember, on Wednesday, November 26, the library will be closing at 6:00 p.m. because of Thanksgiving, and we will of course be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27.   Enjoy your holidays!

    November 26, 2008 at 9:26 am Leave a comment

    Start a new series

    If you want to start to read a new series but don’t want to wait forever for volume two to come out, try one of these – books one and two are both available at the library in the new young adult fiction.

    Quantum Prophecy Series by Michael CarrollThe AwakeningThe Awakening
    Book 1: The Awakening
    Book 2: The Gathering
    Ten years after the disappearance of superhumans–both heroes and villains–thirteen-year-olds Danny and Colin begin to develop super powers, making them the object of much unwanted attention.

     
    Lily Dale Series by Wendy Corsi Staub
    Book 1: Awakening
    Book 2: Believing
    When Calla’s mother suddenly dies, she goes to stay with her psychic grandmother in spiritualist community Lily Dale, where she discovers secrets about her mother, and realizes that she herself may also have some psychic abilities.

     
    Carter House Girls Series by Melody Carlson
    Book 1: Mixed Bags
    Book 2: Stealing Bradford
    DJ’s grandmother is a former fashion model who has restored an old mansion and turned it into a boarding house for rich teenaged girls, but DJ’s efforts to make sense of Christianity and God only make it harder for her to deal with the other girls.

    November 25, 2008 at 11:23 am Leave a comment

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