Monday, December 28, 2015


Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a good book!  With cold and snowy weather keeping you indoors, it is nice to get lost in a good book.  And, maybe enjoy some hot chocolate or tea along with it!

Here is a list of some newer books and classics to help get you through the long winter months ahead.

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Vacationers by Emma Straub

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sherlock Holmes
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Circle by Dave Eggers
Three Brothers by Peter Ackroyd
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

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Monday, December 21, 2015


Next month we will be reading Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code for our Book to Movie Club.  This book follows Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon as he tries to solve puzzles and riddles that lead to a trail of clues hidden in the art of Leonard Da Vinci.  He teams up with Sophie Neveu, a cryptologist, and learns about the Priory of Sion.  These two must solve the puzzles in time or the Priory's ancient secret will be lost forever. 

Dan Brown is the author of six novels, four of which star Robert Langdon.  For more information on Dan Brown, visit

Dan Brown's Novels:
Digital Fortress
Deception Point
Angels and Demons
The Da Vinci Code
The Lost Symbol

Want more?  Here is a list of titles that are similar to The Da Vinci Code.  Pick one up today!

Relic by Tom Egeland
The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell
A Death in Vienna by Daniel Silva
Seven Wonders by Ben Mezrich
The Camel Club by David Baldacci
The Third Secret by Steve Berry
The Genesis Code by John Case
The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury
O Jerusalem by Laurie R. King
The Eight by Katherine Neville
The Book of Q by Jonathan Rabb
The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra

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Monday, December 14, 2015


Who doesn't love a good story?  And, who hasn't wondered what it would be like to be a part of a story or be best friends with a favorite character?  Marissa Burt's Storybound follows Una Fairchild as she is suddenly transported into the Land of Story.

Marissa Burt is the author of three novels: Storybound, Story's End, and A Sliver of Stardust.

Want more books similar to Storybound?  Give one of these a try today!

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens
The Wide-Awake Princess by E.D. Baker
Iron Hearted Violet by Kelly Barnhill
The House of Secrets by Chris Columbus
Rump: the True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff
The School for Good and Evil by Chainani Soman
The Library Card by Jerry Spinelli
The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

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Monday, December 7, 2015


December is here, and that means so is winter!  While winter doesn't officially start until later this month, it certainly feels like it already outside.  What better way to spend a winter evening, than to curl up with a blanket and read some winter themed books!

The Very Fairy Princess Sparkles in the Snow by Julie Andrews
Snow Day for Mouse by Judy Cox
The Mitten by Jan Brett
An Amazing Snowman by Barbara Jean Hicks
Five Little Penguins Slipping on the Ice by Steve Metzger
Penny Penguin Doesn't Like the Cold by Margie North
Chilly Catches a Cold by Sheila Sweeny Higginson
Cold Snap by Eileen Spinelli
The First Day of Winter by Denise Fleming
Snow by Uri Shulevitz
A Very Special Snowflake by Don Hoffman
Pearl's New Skates by Holly Keller
Snowballs by Lois Ehlert
The Snowman by Raymond Briggs

If you want to place a hold on any of these titles, you can do so by calling the Library.  Or, you can click on the hyperlinked title which will take you to RockCat.

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