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3rd Place Winners at the Battle of the Books

 

With over 100 teens and 15 libraries participating New City Library placed third in the Ramapo Catskill Library System Battle of the Books. 

Our team members:
Marissa Kransny
John Walters 
Karen Zollinger
Priyanka Ramanathan 
Sandra Charalel
Ally Eisenberg
Rebecca Straniere 
Vicki Cheung.
 
The books in the battle were:
    
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman
Behind the Curtain by Peter Abrahams
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Fiction Audiobooks September 2016

BCD Agee
     The Bones of Paradise
by Jonis Agee.  Read by Christina Traister.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Banner
     The House at the Edge of Night
by Catherine Banner.  Read by Edoardo Ballerini.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

MP3 Mystery Box
     Off the Grid
by C.J. Box.  Read by David Chandler.  One disc.  10+ hours.

BCD Brown
     Sting
by Sandra Brown.  Read by Stephen Lang.  10 discs.  11+ hours.

BCD Callaway
     The Fifth Avenue Artists Society
by Joy Callaway.  Read by Jenna Lamia.  10 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Carr
     Surrender, New York
by Caleb Carr.  Read by Tom Taylorson.  20 discs.  24 hours.

BCD Mystery Christie
    They Do It With Mirrors
by Agatha Christie.  Read by Joan Hickson.  5 discs.  5+ hours.

MP3 Coulter

New Fiction Audiobooks August 2016

BCD Abbott
     You Will Know Me
by Megan Abbott.  Read by Lauren Fortang.  8 discs.  10 hours.

BCD Andrews
     The Weekenders
by Mary Kay Andrews.  Read by Kathleen McInerney.  12 discs.  13+ hours.

MP3 Barclay
     Far From True
by Linwood Barclay.  Read by Brian O’Neill and Mark Zeisler.  2 discs.  12+ hours.

MP3 Mystery Box
     Off the Grid
by C.J. Box.  Read by David Chandler.  One disc.  10+ hours.

BCD Brown
     The Light of Paris
by Eleanor Brown.  Read by Cassandra Campbell.  10 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Callaway
     The Fifth Avenue Artists Society
by Joy Callaway.  Read by Jenna Lamia.  11 discs.  13+ hours.

BCD Chokshi
     The Star-Touched Queen
by Roshani Chokshi.  Read by Priya Ayyar.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Coes

Nonfiction Audiobooks August 2016

BCD B Adams
     Louisa: the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams
by Louisa Thomas.  Read by Kirsten Potter.  13 discs.  15+ hours

BCD B Bronte.
     Charlotte Bronte: a fiery heart
by Claire Harman.  Read by Corrie James.  13 discs.  16 hours.

BCD B Brown
     Kill’em and Leave: searching for the real James Brown
by James McBride.  Read by Dominic Hoffman.  8 discs.  9 hours.

BCD B Burroughs
     Lust and Wonde
r by Augusten Burroughs.  Read by the author.  7 discs.  9 hours.

BCD B Lahiri
     In Other Words
by Jhumpa Lahiri.  Read by the author.  6 discs.  7 hours.

BCD B Liddell
     For the Glory: Eric Liddell’s journey from Olympic champion to modern martyr
by Duncan Hamilton.  Read by Nicholas Smith.  11 discs.  13+ hours.

BCD B Miscavige

Fiction Audiobooks for July 2016

MP3 Ahrnstedt
     All In
by Simona Ahrnstedt.  Read by Summer Morton.  One disc.  15+ hours.

BCD Ausubel
     Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty
by Ramona Ausubel.  Read by Elisabeth Rodgers.  9 discs.  10+ hours.

BCD Mystery Barr
     Boar Island
by Nevada Barr.  Read by Barbara Rosenblat.  10 discs.  11+ hours.

BCD Belfer
     And After the Fire
by Lauren Belfer.  Read by Xe Sands and Simon Vance.  10 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Bradford
     The Cavendon Luck
by Barbara Taylor Bradford. Read by Anna Bentinck. 13 discs.  14 hours.

BCD Cline
      The Girls
hy Emma Cline. Read by Cady McClain.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Cronin
     The City of Mirrors
by Justin Cronin.  Read by Scott Brick.  23 discs.  29+ hours.

BCD Colfer

New Fiction Audiobooks June 2016

BCD Andrews
     The Haters
by Jesse Andrews.  Read by Michael Crouch.  7 discs.  8+ hours.

BCD Barton
     The Widow
by Fiona Barton.  Read by a full cast.  8 discs.  10+ hours.

BCD Berry
     The Passion of Dolssa
by Julie Berry. Read by Jayne Entwistle, Allan Corduner, and Fiona Hardingham with a note read by the author.  10 discs.  11+ hours.

MP3 Science Fiction Brown
     Golden Son
by Pierce Brown.  Read by Tim Gerald Reynolds.  2 discs.  19 hours.

MP3 Science Fiction Brown
     Morning Star
by Pierce Brown.  Read by Tim Gerald Reynolds,  2 discs.  21+ hours.

MP3 Mystery Clark
    Blood Defense
by Marcia Clark.  Read by Tavia Gilbert.  One disc.  11+ hours.

BCD Deveraux

May 2016 Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Baldacci
     The Last Mile
by David Baldacci.  Read by Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassiday.  10 discs.  12 hours.

BCD Berry
      The 14th Colony
by Steve Berry.  Read by Scott Brick.  12 discs.  15+ hours.

BCD Binchy
     A Few of the Girls: stories
by Maeve Binchy.  Read by Sile Bermingham, Jayne Entwistle, John Lee and Katherine McEwan.  9 discs.  11 hours.

BCD Chevalier
     At the Edge of the Orchard
by Tracy Chevalier.  Read by Mark Bramhall, Hillary Huber, Kirby Heyborne, and Cassandra Morris.  7 discs.  9 hours.

BCD Clare
     Lady Midnight
by Cassandra Clare.  Read by Morena Baccarin.  17 discs.  19+ hours.

BCD Mystery Clark
     As Time Goes By
by Mary Higgins Clark.  Read by Jan Maxwell.  7 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD Mystery Cooper

April 2016 Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Archer
     Cometh the Hour
by Jeffrey Archer.  Read by Alex Jennings.  10 discs.  10+ hours.

BCD Mystery Beaton
    Death of a Nurse
by M.C. Beaton.  Read by Graeme Malcolm.  5 discs.  5+ hours.

BCD Benjamin
     The Swans of Fifth Avenue
by Melanie Benjamin.  Read by Cassandra Campbell and Paul Boehmer.  10 discs.  13 hours.

BCD Bohjalian
     The Guest Room
by Chris Bohjalian.  Read by Mozhan Marno and Grace Experience.  8 discs.  10 hours.

MP3 Mystery Coben
     Fool Me Once
by Harlan Coben.  Read by January LaVoy.  One disc.  10+ hours.

BCD Daviau
     Every Anxious Wave
by Mo Daviau.  Read by Zach Villa.  7 discs.  8 hours. 

New Fiction Audiobooks March 2016

BCD Mystery Bauer
     The Shut Eye
by Belinda Bauer,.  Read by Andrew Wincott.  8 discs.  8+ hours.

BCD Berenson
     The Wolves
by Alex Berenson.  Read by George Guidall.  9 discs.  11+ hours.

MP3 Berne
     The Dogs of Littlefield
by Suzanne Berne.  Read by Carol Monda.  One disc.  8+ hours.

BCD Black
     Even the Dead
by Benjamin Black.  Read by John Keating.  8 discs.  9+  hours.

BCD Catmull
     The Radiant Road
by Katherine Catmull.  Read by Colby Minifie.  7 discs.  8+ hours.

BCD Chase
     Black Rabbit Hall
by Eve Chase.  Read by Nathalie Buscombe and Katie Scarfe with Cassandra Campbell.  10 discs.  12 hours.

MP3 Coonts
     The Art of War
by Stephen Coonts.  Read by Eric G. Dove.  One disc.  13+ hours.

BCD Dorsey

February Fiction Audiobooks 2016

BCD Albom
     The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto
by Mitch Albom.  Read by the author with a full cast.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Allende
     The Japanese Lover
by Isabel Allende.  Read by Joanna Gleason.  8 discs.  9 hours.
    
BCD Baldacci
     The Guilty
by David Baldacci.  Read by Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy. 10 discs.  12 hours.

MP3 Mystery Block
     The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes
by Lawrence Block.  Read by Mike Dennis.  One disc.  5+ hours.

MP3 Boyd
     Sweet Caress
by William Boyd.  Read by Susan Lyons.  2 discs.  15+ hours.

BCD Burke
     House of the Rising Sun
by  James Lee Burke.  Read by Will Patton.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Mystery Clark

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