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New Romance Fiction for August 2013

In paperback:

Can't Help Falling in Love (Gabe & Megan) by Bella Andre (3, The Sullivans) C
Paradise Valley by Rosanne Bittner H, W, M, O
And Then Comes Marriage by Celeste Bradley (2, The Wicked Worthingtons) H, M
London's Last True Scoundrel by Christina Brooke (1, Ministry of Marriage: The Westruthers) H, A
Hot Summer Nights by Jaci Burton, Carly Phillips, Jessica Clare, and Erin McCarthy (0.5, Hope;
      1.5, Serendipity's Finest; 2.5, Bluebonnet, TX) C (Pbk-Romance Hot)
      (contains Hope Smoulders, Perfect Strangers, The Legend of Jane, and Ice Princess)

New Speculative Fiction for August 2013

New to our shelves:

Witch Wraith by Terry Brooks (3, Shannara: Dark Legacy of Shannara) F, H, M
MacRieve by Kresley Cole (13, Immortals after Dark) F, H, R
The Year's Best Science Fiction 30 by Gardner Dozois, ed. (30, Year's Best Science Fiction) SF (SF Year's)
On the Razor's Edge by Michael Flynn (4, January Dancer) SF
The Glass God by Kate Griffin (2, Magicals Anonymous) F, H, M
After the End: Recent Apocalypses by Paula Guran, ed. (6, Recent Monster Anthologies) SF (SF After)
The Humans by Matt Haig SF, R
Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton (22, Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter) H, R, M

Kids' Book Groups? We've got that!

In the fall, some of our popular book discussion groups for children and families will resume.  There will even be some new ones!"Girls' Night In" explores books with 5th & 6th grade girls and their mothers.  Co-sponsored by the Clarkstown Family Resource Center, "Bedazzled by Books" is a new group, serving 4th grade girls and their moms.  How about the guys, you say? We have "Boys, Building and Books", also co-sponsored by the CFRC, for boys grades 3 and up with their dads.  Another group will start up after the new year, for boys grades 3-6.

New DVD Releases for August 13th

We have five new titles for Tuesday, August 13th.  They are:

Big Wedding, The (Diane Keaton)

Company You Keep, The (Robert Redford)

Emperor (Matthew Fox)

Olympus Has Fallen (Morgan Freeman)

What Maisie Knew (Julianne Moore)

New Music Releases, August 2013

Alice In Chains.  Devil Put Dinosaurs Here                                 MR ALIC DPD

Anthony, Marc.  3.0                                                              Q ANTH TPZ

Bareilles, Sara.  The Blessed Unrest                                          MA BARE BU

New DVD Titles, August 2013

THREE DAY DVDS

42 (Harrison Ford)

Adam Resurrected (2009 – Jeff Goldblum)

Admission (Tina Fey)

American Gigolo (1980 – Richard Gere)

Blue Collar (1978 – Richard Pryor)

Bullet To the Head (Sylvester Stallone)

Car Wash (1976 – Richard Pryor)

Dead Man Down (Colin Farrell)

Dream Team, The (1989 – Michael Keaton)

Evil Dead (Horror)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Ginger & Rosa (Elle Fanning)

Guys and Dolls (1955 – Marlon Brando)

High Society (1956 – Bing Crosby)

Host, The

Main Krishna Hoon (Foreign Film – India)

Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters (1985 – USA/Japan)

Natural, The (1984 – Robert Redford)

Off White Lies (Foreign Film – Israel)

On the Road (Based on Jack Kerouac’s book)

Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn

Organizer, The (1963 – Foreign – Italy – Marcello Mastroianni)

Point Blank (1967 – Lee Marvin)

Resurrection (1980 – Ellen Burstyn)

Saadi Love Story (Foreign Film – India)

New DVD Releases for July 6th

We have four new titles for Tuesday, July 6th.  They are:

Mud (Matthew McConaughey)

Oblivion (Tom Cruise)

Place Beyond the Pines, A (Ryan Gosling)

Sapphires, The (Chris O'Dowd)

100 Summer Reading Books in Your Hand

Summer is full of trips and plans making it tough to get those assigned summer reading books read. Especially when they have to be packed into suitcases!  Now the library offers another option. Take out one of our summer reading e-readers loaded with over one hundred books for grades seven through twelve. The readers can be taken out for two weeks (not renewable or reservable), perfect for a trip without bulky books or even a brief sleep away camp stint. Click here to see the entire catalog of available titles or stop by the reference desk.  (E-readers must be checked out to an adult over the age of 18.)  

New Large Print for August 2013

Fiction

The Broken Places by Ace Atkins

 The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

The Newcomer by Robyn Carr

Bombshell by Catherine Coulter

Entwined with You by Sylvia Day

Sweet Salt Air by Barbara Delinksy

True Love by Jude Deveraux

Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich

Website of the Month

AUGUST WEBSITE

Marvel Kids

On August 1st 1962, Marvel Comics introduced a new character.............SPIDERMAN.  Fifty-one years later, kids are still fascinated by Spiderman.  Go to the Marvel Kids website to learn fun facts about Spidey and his superhero friends-- Ironman, Captain America, Hulk, Falcon, Thor, and Wolverine.  While you're there, read digital comic books, play fun games, color and draw your favorite characters in action.   Then come to the library and check out our superhero collection, including picture books, early readers, paperback series, and graphic novels.  We've got it all!

 

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