Monday, June 9, 2014

Monday Miscellany v.7

It's not that I haven't been reading lately...
I've just been writing book reviews that have to be appear in traditional print before I can post them here. I also was busy traveling, attending my state library conference and Book Expo America.

Here are some great things that will be coming up soon:
  • For kids that can't wait for The Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book #9 due out in November), The Wimpy Kid School Planner will be out in June. If this can't keep your student using an organizer, probably nothing will.

  • Loot by Jude Watson will also be available in June.  I'm reading it right now, and I can tell that it's going to be very popular. Advance reviews have been great.

  • SYNC's free downloads continue all summer.  If you're an audio book fan, you really should take advantage of this.  A classic book is paired with a similarly-themed modern book.  Both can be downloaded for free, forever, for you.  You can't beat it.

Now through June 11,
ALL OUR YESTERDAYS by Cristin Terrill, Narrated by Meredith Mitchell (Tantor Audio)
JULIUS CAESAR by William Shakespeare, Performed by Richard Dreyfuss, JoBeth Williams, Stacy Keach, Kelsey Grammer, and a full cast (L.A. Theatre Works)

Beginning June 12,
CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein, Narrated by Morven Christie and Lucy Gaskell (Bolinda Audio)
THE HIDING PLACE by Corrie Ten Boom, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill, Narrated by Bernadette Dunne (christianaudio)

Duke by Kirby Larson
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell
The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde
The Last Wild by Piers Torday
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage
and others

And coming in September,

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