20
Aug

Swords, shields, daggers… oh my!

Swordfighting @the library!  The Kron Martial Arts staff brought medieval combat and history to our library teens.  Kron is an affiliate of the HEMA Alliance and a partner sponsor of the Swordscholar Program.  They work with medieval researchers and martial artists throughout the world to recreate medieval combat as a serious martial art.  Our teens got […]

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18
Aug

Everlost — discussion recap

Everlost by Neal Shusterman Find the book in the library:  Everlost Summary:  When Nick and Allie are killed in a car crash, they end up in Everlost, or limbo for lost souls, where although Nick is satisfied, Allie will stop at nothing–even skinjacking–to break free.   The Discussion BEST:  Unique story/approach to a dark subject […]

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15
Aug

Dreams of Gods and Monsters — teen review

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor review by Kara E., age 15 (Teen Advisory Board) Rating:   Summary:  When a brutal angel army trespasses into the human world, Karou and Akiva must ally their enemy armies against the threat — and against larger dangers that loom on the horizon in this thrilling conclusion […]

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