Last minute gift ideas for readers of all ages

Looking for that last minute Christmas gift? —what about a book? Try your local stores for these titles that have been flying off the library shelves.

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“Blockbuster” books for Fall 2013

Fall is usually a great time for brand new books and 2013 is no exception. Here are a few anticipated titles, including some new installments from some beloved series and a couple of long awaited sequels.

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Dystopian Genre?

I was recently talking to a group of teenagers and asked them how many of them liked The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Almost everyone raised their hands, but when I asked the same group if they knew what the dystopian genre was, only one knew what I was talking about.  I really wasn’t surprised by this. Readers, young and old, have fallen in love with the hit series The Hunger Games, and are looking for more books that fall into this genre. They just don’t know where to look.

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