Read this Now: Librarian Reviews

'Captain America:The first avenger' arrives on DVD at the Library!!

If you're a huge Cap fan and havent seen the blockbuster film (shame on you!) The first copies have arrived at the Library.  Request it before the wait list get too long!!

"It is 1942, America has entered World War II, and sickly but determined Steve Rogers is frustrated at being rejected yet again for military service. Everything changes when Dr. Erksine recruits him for the secret Project Rebirth. Proving his extraordinary courage, wits and conscience, Rogers undergoes the experiment and his weak body is suddenly enhanced into the maximum human potential. When Dr. Erksine is then immediately assassinated by an agent of Nazi Germany's head of its secret HYDRA research department, Johann Schmidt aka the Red Skull, Rogers is left as a unique man who is initially misused as a propaganda mascot. However, when his comrades need him, Rogers goes on a successful adventure that truly makes him Captain America and his war against Schmidt begins.

Delirium by Lauren Oliver

DeliriumThe premise of Delirium intrigued me from the beginning.  The idea of love and other emotions as part of a mental illness or human weakness had been well played out in classic dystopian literature and film, but I was interested in Oliver's take on the subject. It proved to be worth my time.

Vampires and More: Paranormal Fiction

Yes, yes, we know all about TwilightAren't the sparkly vampires kind of old news now? If you are looking for more monsters to satisfy your paranormal cravings, look no further! 

If you loved The Hunger Games...

Distopian fiction, or stories that take place in seemingly well-ordered societies that are actually deeply corrupt, is all the rage right now. With the success of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games trilogy and the upcoming movie, books are flying off the library shelves.  So if you loved diving into the Games with Katniss and Peeta, here are a few other titles you might enjoy.

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Ship Breaker

The book had been on my "to read" list for a while, simply because of its status as an award winner, and  when I finally got around to reading Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi, I thought I knew where the story was going.  I was wrong. This novel kept me guessing and held my interest through the last page.

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