This week’s book trailer of the week is for Prophecy by Ellen Oh. Prophecy is the first book in the new Dragon King Chronicles, where Oh creates a fantasy medieval world where one girl has the power to save everyone. Kira knows she is a demon slayer, since she has been able to sniff out demons (literally) since birth. However, this ability has made her an outcast and the only friends she finds are in those she is assigned to protect. Click here to find Prophecy in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff. If you are a fan of the Jason Bourne books/movies, then you should definitely pick up Boy Nobody! The main character, Boy Nobody, is a deadly teenage assassin. He gets his assignments from an organization called, “The Program”. Usually, Boy Nobody’s assignments are low profile, but that is not the case for his latest target: the mayor of New York City. Boy Nobody is told to use the mayor’s daughter, Sam, to get close to him, but the one thing Boy Nobody didn’t train for happens when he develops feelings for Sam. Now, Boy Nobody is questioning all his training and beliefs about “The Program”. Click here to find Boy Nobody in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Spellcaster by Claudia Gray. Nadia’s mother has gone away and her father has moved her family to a small Rhode Island town called Captive Sound. Nadia is not like most teen girls, she knows she’s a witch just like her mother, but her mother left her before her training was complete. In her new home, Nadia senses that something isn’t quite right. Along with some new friends (one of which is a potential love interest, but also cursed), Nadia sets out to use her novice powers to stop an evil that is bent on destroying the town. Click here to find Spellcaster in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Nobody Owens’ entire family was murder when he was just a young boy. He escaped, unharmed, into a nearby graveyard. He is discovered by the ghosts of Mr. and Mrs. Owens, so they raise him as their own. The lost souls of the graveyard become Bod’s family, and they protect him from the killer that still hunts him despite the years that have passed. Click here to find The Graveyard Book in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong. The Gathering is the first book in Armstrong’s Darkness Rising series. Maya has always had a paw shaped birthmark on her thigh, but now that she has discovered that she can communicate with animals, she thinks there is a reason she has this mark. However, with strange events and mysterious deaths occuring in her small Vancouver Island town, Maya quickly realizes her secret may be a dangerous one. Click here to find The Gathering in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Unbreakable by Kami Garci. Unbreakable doesn’t hit bookshelves until October, but this trailer was so good that we had to post it now. Kami Garcia is one of the authors that wrote the Beautiful Creatures series. Unbreakable is Garcia’s first book in a new series that centers on ghost hunters. Check out the trailer and then click here to place a hold on Unbreakable at the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza. Mila’s father died in a fire that Mila can’t remember, and there are other things that Mila can’t remember. But she and her mother are trying to start over in a new town. When Mila injures her arm and discovers that it is actually full of wires, her world is turned upside down. Who is Mila really and what has her “mother” done? Click here to find Mila 2.0 in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Far Far Away by Tom McNeal. Narrated by Jacob Grimm, one of the infamous Grimm Brothers, Far Far Away tells the story of Jeremy and Ginger and the trouble they get into. Jeremy can hear Jacob’s voice in his head, since Jabob in the plane of existence between life and death and Jeremy has the unique ability to hear the voices of spirits. Jacob believes that if he can be the voice of reason in Jeremy’s life, that might allow him to move on to the afterlife, but in the town of Never Better nothing is as it seems. Click here to find Far Far Away in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is for Strings Attached by Judy Blundell. Set in 1950′s New York, Strings Attached tells the story of 17-year-old Kit who has run away from her home in Providence, RI. Kit is a dancer and wants to become famous, and she believes that she can do that in New York City. However, it is hard for Kit to get recognized in the big city and when her former boyfriend’s father (a supposed mob boss) offers to help her out in return for a little favor, Kit agrees. Of course, nothing is ever as it seems with the mob and Kit finds herself in the midst of murder, lies, and deception. Click here to find Strings Attached in the Library!
This week’s book trailer of the week is a little different than normal. Check out the latest trailer for the Catching Fire movie! It premiered at Comic Con last weekend. Unfortunately, the movie won’t be out until November 22. Can you wait that long!? (I can’t!) Click here to find Catching Fire in the Library, in case you want to reread it before the movie’s premiere!