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Discussion: “The Fault in Our Stars” June 4

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The Fault in Our Stars 2

Coming to the big screen on June 6th, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work.
Join us Wednesday, June 4th at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the book and have a snack.
The Fault in Our Stars is about sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient. She has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.
Stop by the library to sign up and pick up a copy of the book.

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So many NEW Young Adult books!!

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YA book covers

Want A LOT of choices?
From game guides to the Teen Top Ten nominations to new series there are lots of new books to read and love.
Teen librarian, Allison, has ordered over 200 new books for the teen collection! There are so many books coming in we’ve had to expand the teen section!! Look at the newest offerings to the left of the Music CDs in the library or online on the New Teen Books Pinterest page.

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New eBooks

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The following titles are now available in the OverDrive catalog–click on a title below, and you’ll be able to download the book or place a hold, depending on the availability.

Need help? Please come by, call (508-839-4649) or email us for assistance, or check out our eBooks page for links to tutorials.

eAUDIO (spoken) Format

The Circle by Dave Eggers, read by Dion Graham
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, read by Robert Glenister
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell, read by Malcolm Gladwell
Frozen by Melissa de la Cruz, Michael Johnson, Phoebe Strole
The Gilly Salt Sisters by Tiffany Baker, read by Angela Brazil
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom, Orlagh Cassidy, Bahni Turpin
Lookaway, Lookaway by Wilton Barnhardt, read by Scott Shepherd

eBOOK (text) Format

Non-fiction
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
Do Cool Sh*t by Miki Agrawal
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage
Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick by Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Pam Ward
Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman

Biography
The Creation of Anne Boleyn by Susan Bordo

Fiction/Literature
Gardens of Water by Alan Drew
Going Once by Sharon Sala
If the Shoe Fits by Megan Mulry
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
Split Second by David Baldacci
Unspoken by Dee Henderson
Winter of the World by Ken Follett

Mystery
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin

Fantasy
A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin

Science Fiction
Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

Romance
Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts
The Bride Wore Size 12 by Meg Cabot
The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin
Harlequin Blaze November 2013 Bundle: Back in Service\No Desire Denied\Driving Her Wild\Her Last Best Fling
Isabel Sharpe, Cara Summers, Meg Maguire, et. al.
A Matter of Choice by Nora Roberts

Erotica
Colters’ Woman by Maya Banks

Young Adult

Alligeant by Veronica Roth
Crossed by Ally Condie
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Dreamland by Sarah Dessen
The Fall of Five by Pittacus Lore
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Free Four by Veronica Roth
Heist Society by Ally Carter
The House of Hades by Rick Riordan, Nick Chamian
I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Matched by Ally Condie
Reached by Ally Condie
The Selection by Kiera Cass
You Look Different in Real Life by Jennifer Castle

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Teen Read Week, Seek the Unknown @ the Grafton Public Library

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Grafton Public Library will celebrate Teen Read Week™ (October 13-19, 2013) with special programs aimed at encouraging teens in Grafton to read for the fun of it. Thousands of libraries, schools and bookstores across the country will hold similar events centered on this year’s theme, Seek the Unknown @ your library, which encourages teens to explore and learn about the unknown through mystery, adventure, sci-fi, and fantasy books.
Going with that theme, the library will be celebrating with four programs over the course of Teen Read Week:

• Tuesday, October 15th, 6:30 p.m. Create Your Own Alien using colorful Perler beads

• Wednesday, October 16th, 3:30 p.m. Create Monster Bookmarks that eat your page

• Thursday, October 17th, 6:30 p.m. Paint a Bookend for our teen section

• Friday, October 18th, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Scavenger Hunt (w/digital camera or smart phone)

Teen Read Week is a time to celebrate reading for fun while encouraging teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms —books, manga, magazines, e-books, audiobooks and more! It is also a great opportunity to encourage teens to become regular library users.
Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association. It is held annually during the third week of October. For more information, visit www.ala.org/teenread.
For more information or to register for a program, please contact Allison Cusher, Teen Librarian, at 508-839-4649 or email at acusher@cwmars.org.

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