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For the last two weeks, I’ve been sharing with you the titles of books that are going to be turned into movies in 2014. This is the last of the 16 titles, and once again, they all sound very interesting. Be sure and grab the book before the film comes out! Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand: This is the remarkable biography of Louis Zamperini, a budding More...

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By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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This week I’m continuing our “Read the Book Before You See the Movie” theme with five more books that are going to be made into movies this year. You should have plenty of time to read the novel before you More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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There are at least 16 books that are going to be made into movies in 2014, and since it’s only January, you have plenty of time to read the book before you see the film.  For the next couple of weeks, I’ll More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

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“I remember my own childhood vividly – I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.” ~ Maurice Sendak, in conversation with Art Spiegelman. This quote opens Neil More...

By Vicky Terry On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

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Here we are, at the end of another year. I have to say that, all in all, it was a sad year in that we lost some wonderful authors in 2013. I thought it would be appropriate to remark on a few of them here. I have More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

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When I talk about new materials at the library, I usually talk about books, of course. But we also have a portion of our budget dedicated to movies. I recently ordered some new DVDs for McClintic Library, and after More...

By Vicky Terry On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

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“Never underestimate dainty little ladies,” says Laurie Halse Anderson in her lovely picture book Thank you, Sarah: the woman who saved Thanksgiving. This is probably very good advice, and only one reason why More...