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Book Trailer of the Week–Light by Michael Grant

This week’s book trailer of the week is for Light by Michael GrantLight is the final book in Grant’s Gone series.  At the series opener all the adults within a 20 mile radius of Perdido Beach, CA, disappeared.  The remaining kids and teens under the age of fourteen began developing strange abilities and mutations.  As the Gone series progressed, the young survivors are trapped within this 20 mile radius and and are in a fight to survive, more often it is a fight to the death.  In Light, the veil that previously hid the what was happening to these kids inside the “dome” has lifted.  Now all of the world can see the carnage, and the gruesome and creepy ways these kids have changed.  Click here to find Light in the Library!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on April 13, 2013 Categories: Action/Adventure, Book Trailer, Fiction, Horror, Supernatural/Paranormal

Book Trailer of the Week– Long Lankin by Lindsey Barraclough

This week’s book trailer of the week is for Long Lankin by Lindey Barraclough.  Cora and  her younger sister are sent to live with their Aunt Ida in the creepy town of Bryers Guerdon.  They don’t know how long they will be staying there and all they want is to go back home and escape the terrifying home of their aunt.  Chills are around every corner of this novel and it is truly a classic horror story.  Click here to find Long Lankin in the Library!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on March 1, 2013 Categories: Book Trailer, Fiction, Horror, Mystery

Book Trailer of the Week– Rotters by Daniel Kraus

This week’s book trailer of the week is for Rotters by Daniel Kraus.  Joey’s mom has just died suddenly and he has to move from Chicago to a small town in Iowa to live with his father who he has never known.  As soon as he arrives in Iowa he knows something is not right.  His father is distant and has odd behaviors, and the town treats Joey and his dad as outcasts.  It is not long before Joey learns his father’s secret– his dad is a grave robber!  Click here to find Rotters in the Library.  Also, be sure to try out the audiobook of RottersClick here to find the audiobook of Rotters, narrated by Kirby Heyborne, in the LibraryIt won the 2012 Odyssey award, which means it was selected as the best audiobook of the year for children and/or young adults.

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on August 3, 2012 Categories: Book Trailer, Fiction, Horror