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Blog Posts by Subject: Books made into movies

Spotlight on Author Kristin Cashore

Graceling is set in the seven kingdoms a land where people who are born with magical powers are called “Gracelings.” Read More ›

From Books to the Big Screen! Noteworthy Books Heading to Theaters in 2014

2014 is set to be a big year for noteworthy books getting their big break on the screen. Here are a few books that I would recommend reading before seeing the film later this year. Read More ›

More Young Adult Novels Becoming Blockbuster Movies

Multiple YA books are hitting theaters and the trend does not seem to be slowing down, especially for multi-book series. Read More ›

Booktalking "The Devil Wears Prada" by Lauren Weisberger

Miranda Priestly is the harbinger of fashion excellence, at least according to her. Factor in a woman who throws temper tantrums about having to wait two and a half minutes for anything, and you have got a boss from hell. Fourteen-hour days for assistant Andrea so that she and her colleague Emily can be at Miranda's beck-and-call every minute of the day. Read More ›

Monuments Men Reading List

The Monuments Men film was a slightly fictionalized version of the incredible true story of the activities of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Program at the end of World War II. Though much of the action really happened, some of the names and details were changed. If you enjoyed the movie and want to learn more, here is a list of suggested titles.Read More ›

January 2014 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of January, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

If you're looking for a biographical drama (I never have been looking for one, but hey we've got five this month!) then check out January's releases of Lee Daniels' The Butler,

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December 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of December, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

If you're looking for some an action-packed night from the comfort of your own home, then check out the December DVD releases of The Wolverine, The 

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November 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of November, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

If you're looking for some laughs, November brings many great comedy DVD titles to the Library with Grown Ups 2, Clear History,

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October 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of October, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

October brings many great family DVD titles to the Library with The Croods, Monsters University, and re-releases of

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September 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of September, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

September brings some of the summer's biggest blockbusters to DVD with releases of Star Trek: Into Darkness, World War Z

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August 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of August, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

August is a month full of big Hollywood DVD releases with Oblivion, Olympus Has Fallen,

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Orange Is the New Black: A Reading List

Orange Is the New Black is the latest series from Netflix based on Piper Kerman's memoir of the same name. The main character, Piper Chapman, is a middle class woman who has to leave behind her life in order to serve 15 months in prison for transporting a suitcase full of drug money for an international drug smuggler/former lover.

Piper and other characters such as Tastyee, Red and Alex are seen reading or referencing various books throughout the series. I decided to watch 

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June/July 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

Our upcoming DVDs blog took a little break in June, but we're back with tons of great DVD movies coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog to pre-order upcoming July releases, or to catch up on June releases.

June and July have a lot of great action releases with

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Zombies and Why They Won't Go Away

Zombie Librarian Themed BookmarkAbout a month ago, I was having a conversation with a colleague about the then upcoming film, World War Z. Our discussion turned to pop culture's fascination with zombies. Zombies have shuffled their way into books, films,

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Flappers and Philosophers: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and Their Contemporaries

The newest film version of The Great Gatsby is opening in theaters on May 10th. This is the fifth time this story has been filmed, I believe. This version boasts a modern soundtrack and promises to deliver on the fashion and visual excesses of the "Jazz Age," if director Baz 

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May 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of May, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

May is a great month for movies based on books with DVD releases like Jack Reacher, Safe Haven,

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April 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of April, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

We've got more Academy Award nominated DVD movie releases in April with Django Unchained, The Impossible, and

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March 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of March, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

March is a month full of Academy Award nominated DVD movie releases with Life of Pi, Zero Dark Thirty,

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February 2013 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of February, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's Catalog.

February is a great month for DVD movie releases that were based on books, with Alex Cross, The Perks of Being a 

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Reader’s Den: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, Week 4

This is the last week of our book discussion of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. In my first post, I mentioned that it is a post-9/11 novel, published in 2005, but during the past month of discussion, I haven't focused on that aspect of the work. The book talks about Oskar's reaction to the 9/11 

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