Thursday, February 25, 2010


As soon as Melinda Sordino steps into Merryweather High, she knows that she is an outcast. She busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so her old friends won't talk to her. She goes in to a state of silence and does not associate with anyone. She keeps to herself; however, that's not so easy either. There is something bothering her, something that she can't seem to get out of her mind. She knows she needs to reveal the truth, she must speak.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The Sea Of Monsters

Percy Jackson's seventh grade year has been surprisingly quiet- too quiet. When a gang of Laistrygonians arrive at school and start using balls of fire in the PT dodgeball game, Percy knows something is amiss. The innocent game of dodgeball quickly turns into a death match. The unexpected arrival of his friend Annabeth brings more bad news. The magical borders that protect Camp Half-Blood have been poisoned by a mysterious enemy. Unless Percy finds a way to conquer the enemy, the only safe haven for the demigods will be banished forever.

The Hunger Games

In a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining capitol surrounded by twelve outlying district. The Capitol is harsh and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl to participate in the annual Hunger games, a fight to the death. Katniss Everdeen, a sixteen-year-old, lives with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister's place in the Games. She has been close to death before and survival for her is a second nature. She knows that if she wants to win she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

Point Blank

When a series of mysterious deaths occur, agent M16 assigns Alex rider a fourteen year old reluctant spy, to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is stuck in a remote boarding school high atop the Swiss Alps with the sons of the rich and powerful. Something feels wrong, very wrong; these former juvenile delinquents have turned into well-behaved and respectful boys. In the end, it is up to Alex to find out who is behind this evil plot. The clock is ticking- is Alex's luck about to run out?

The Blind Side

Michael Oher, is one of thirteen children by a mother who is addicted to crack. He does not know his real name, his birthplace, or how to read or write. His life is transformed after a rich white Evangelical family picks him up off the streets. He takes up football and his grades slowly start to improve.

The Fire Within

David discovers a collection of clay dragons that come to life when he moves in with Liz and her eleven-year-old daughter, Lucy. David's own special dragon inspires him to write a story and reveal the secrets behind a mystery. In order to save his dragon, David must master the magic of the fire within.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Dear John


An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. Their mutual attraction quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah waiting for John to finish his tour of duty, and John wanting to settle down with the woman who has captured his heart. But 9/11 changes everything. John feels it is his duty to re-enlist. And sadly, the long separation finds Savannah falling in love with someone else. "Dear John," the letter read...and with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives were changed forever. Returning home, John must come to grips with the fact that Savannah, now married, is still his true love—and face the hardest decision of his life.

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