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Meet new library staff: Beth St. George

Meet new part-time library staff member Beth St. George, whose duties will include cataloging and assisting with the children’s collection and activities. Prior to moving to Lopez Island this past March, Beth served as an elementary school librarian for 8 years. She introduced youngsters to the wonders of quality literature, the organization of the library,…Read more

Happy digging!

All of us in the book business have a publisher we are partial to for one reason or other – one that always delivers. Craving Science Fiction and Fantasy? I know TOR will help cure the itch. If I’m in need of a Zen moment or Asian tastes and styles? Hello, Tuttle, watcha got for…Read more

Kisses from Katie

Kisses from Katie: a story of relentless love and redemption, by Katie Davis Reviewed by Kari A. Katie Davis had the “perfect” life. Popularity, a loving family, a boyfriend, and a successful future all planned out. Perfect by some standards. But her heart had a special ache for mission work. For helping the helpless, feeding…Read more

Song of the Lioness quartet

Song of the Lioness quartet, by Tamora Pierce Reviewed by Madrona W. The Song of the Lioness quartet, written by Tamora Pierce, is a series set in the made up city of Tortall. The first book in the series is Alanna: The First Adventure, followed by three more. A young girl named Alanna switches places…Read more

The Dangerous Days of Daniel X

The Dangerous Days of Daniel X, by James Patterson Reviewed by Attie P. (age 11) The Dangerous Days of Daniel X is a great young adult Science Fiction novel by the highly praised author of the Maximum Ride novels, James Patterson. Daniel X is the main character of the novel. After an alien murders his…Read more

NEW online Graphic Novels for Teens

Are you a teen who likes Graphic Novels? Then check out the new TumbleBookCloud on the Lopez Island Library webpage. Go to the library’s “Digital Hub” and scroll down to the “Graphic Novel Cloud” icon. The link will take you directly to the book covers of a variety of graphic novels. TumbleBookCloud is an online…Read more

Little Pea

Little Pea, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Jen Corace (2005) (This review is for Rosie) Are you having trouble persuading your children to eat vegetables? Would they rather eat sweets? Check out the picture book Little Pea and prepare for a change in attitude. Little Pea lives happily with Mama Pea, Papa Pea and…Read more