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Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2013 15:55
There have been a lot of great books coming out this year. Looking for one to get lost in? Maybe these will catch your eye:
Prodigy: A Legend Novel (Trilogy) by Marie Lu
June and Day arrive in Vegas just as the unthinkable happens: the Elector Primo dies, and his son Anden takes his place. With the Republic edging closer to chaos, the two join a group of Patriot rebels eager to help Day rescue his brother and offer passage to the Colonies. They have only one request#151;June and Day must assassinate the new Elector. It's their chance to change the nation, to give voice to a people silenced for too long.nbsp; But as June realizes this Elector is nothing like his father, she's haunted by the choice ahead. What if Anden is a new beginning? What if revolution must be more than loss and vengeance, anger and blood#151;what if the Patriots are wrong?Add a comment
Last Updated on Friday, 01 February 2013 09:13
Grimm is a television show highlighting Detective Nick Burkhardt in Portland who just so happens to be able to view mythical creatures. Nick learns that he is a descendant from the "Grimms" known as "guardians," who are in charge of keeping a well sustained balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the world. He also befriends one of these creatures who helps him in battles against those who pose a threat. Each episode has creatures from our favorite fairy tales with a modern spin.Add a comment
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 January 2013 15:52
Cary Grant was born in England on January 18, 1904, but was known as a popular American leading actor. To participate in celebrating this iconic actor's birthday, check out some of his most popular movies and learn a bit about him through his biography below.
Cary Grant: a biography by Marc Eliot
Rigorously researched and elegantly written, Cary Grant: A Biography is a complete, nuanced portrait of the greatest star in cinema history. Exploring Grant's troubled childhood, ambiguous sexuality, and lifelong insecurities, as well as the magical amalgam of characteristics that allowed him to remain Hollywood's favorite romantic lead for more than thirty-five years, Cary Grant is the definitive examination of every aspect of Grant's professional and private life and the first biography to reveal the real man behind the movie star.Add a comment
Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 16:29
So far there have been two winners in our Winter Read Program! Each winner received a basket of relaxing goodies to take home and enjoy.
Our November winner was a woman named Debbie from the South Oklahoma City branch (pictured left). As the first winner of the program, she was a very enthusiastic recipient. The members of her hometown library branch joined her with their own enthusiasm as well and snapped a photo of her with her gift basket.Add a comment
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 January 2013 09:52
January 3rd is J.R.R. Tolkien's birth anniversary. Tolkien is known as a highly acomplished writer with publications like The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Whether you've already experienced the series or want to join in on the fun, you can always check out the books and movies from the Pioneer Library System.
In this prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, when Bilbo Baggins hears tales of unknown adventures in the outside world, he leaves the comfort of his snug hole to undergo a journey with a curious band of wizards.Add a comment
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