Author Archives: Carey

Come, Watson, come! The game is afoot.

St. Joseph County Public Library’s 3rd One Book, One Michiana! Welcome to The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. We invite you to dive into the mysteries both classic and cunning, as created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Depicting a dark and foggy … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Happy Valentine’s Day!  My top five favorite love stories. 1. Elizabeth Bennet & Mr. Darcy, Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Okay, so far this year, I have spent a lot of time looking at lists of what many people consider to be the best books of 2011. I’ve looked at the Newbery Awards, the Printz Awards, and the YALSA Awards. … Continue reading

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Science Alive

Today is Science Alive!  

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2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults

Each year, YALSA presents the Best Fiction for Young Adults list after ALA’s Midwinter Meeting. This year’s list of 112 books was drawn from 211 official nominations. The books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality … Continue reading

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Super Powers are Super Cool!

We have a huge event coming up on February 4, 2012, at the St. Joseph County Public Library: Science Alive. Science Alive is a look at the diverse world of science. The schedule includes everything from a program on colorful … Continue reading

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Printz Awards for Young Adult Literature

2012 Winner Where Things Come Back – John Corey Whaley Just when seventeen-year-old Cullen Witter thinks he understands everything about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town, it all disappears. . . . In the summer before Cullen’s senior year, … Continue reading

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Book Trailers

Blood Red Road by Moira Young  

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Book Trailers

Check out the Trailer for My Life Undecided by Jessica Brody I haven’t read it yet, but it looks like it will be a fun read.  There is even a blog, mylifeundecided.com, that helps you make life’s tough choices!     … Continue reading

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Book Trailers

The new Cassandra Clare book Clockwork Prince came out today! It is the second book in her Infernal Devices series.     Here is the book trailer:

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