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January Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Baldacci
     Zero Day
by David Baldacci.  Read by Ron McLarty and Orlagh Cassidy.  12 discs.  13+ hours.

BCD Barclay
     The Accident
by Linwood Barclay.  Read by Peter Berkrot.  11 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Brooks
     The Measure of the Magic
by Terry Brooks.  Read by Phil Gigante.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Clancy
     Locked On
by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney.  Read by Lou Diamond Phillips.  15 discs.  17+ hours.

BCD Coben
     Miracle Cure
by Harlan Coben.  Read by Scott Brick.  11 discs.  13+ hours.

BCD Connelly
      The Brass Verdict
by Michael Connelly.   Read by Peter Giles.  10 diccs.  11+ hours.

December Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Adler-Olsen
     The Keeper of Lost Causes
by Jussi Adler-Olsen.  Translated by Lisa Hartford.  Read by Erik Davies.  13 discs.  15+ hours.

BCD Archer
     Only Time Will Tell
by Jeffrey Archer.  Read by Roger Allan.  10 discs.  10 + hours.

BCD Child
       The Affair
by lee Child.  Read by Dick Hill.  11 discs.  14 hours.

BCD Christer
     The Stonehenge Legacy
by Sam Christer.  Read by David Thorpe.  10 discs.  13 hours.

BCD Science Fiction Cline
      Ready  Player One
by Ernest Cline.  Read by Wil Wheaton.  13 discs.  15+ hours.

BCD Coelho
by Paulo Coelho.  Read by Mark Bramhall.  7 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD  Colfer

Festive Gingerbread Houses


This past Saturday, teens decorated their houses with icing and candies.  Everyone had a great time.  Our icing recipe is 2 pounds of sifted powdered sugar, 1 &  1/2 cups of Crisco and 1/2 to 3/4 cups of water, combined and mixed at high speed till fluffy white.  You need to start off slowly with the mixer or powdered sugar will fly all over the room.







New DVD Releases for November 8th

We have one new title for Tuesday, November 8th.  It is:

Change-Up, The (Jason Bateman)

November Fiction audiobooks

BCD Adiga
     Last Man in Tower
by Aravind Adiga.  Read by Sam Dastor.  13 discs.  15+ hours.
     “…satirical inquiry into the forces at work in the new India. Dharmen Shah, an excessively ambitious developer, is hell-bent on buying out the co-op group, tearing down the tower, and erecting a monumental dream palace. His cash offer functions like a stick thrust into a beehive…riveting novel of greed, conspiracy, and bloodshed.”
     Booklist 9/1/11

BCD Bainbridge
     The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress
by Beryl Bainbridge.  Read by Timothy West.  4 discs.  4+ hours.

BCD Banks
     The Player of Games
by Iain M. Banks.  Read by Peter Kenny.  10 discs.  11+ hours.

BCD Bohjalian
     The Night Strangers
by Chris Bohjalian.  Read by Alison Fraser and Mark Bramhall.  11 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Brown

Teen Book Discussion

You've lived through hurricanes, record rainfall, freak snow storms and protests on Wall Street.  What's going on?  This fiction book reads like today's headlines.  Bring your friends and parents to this discussion as this story explores the world of London's Laura Brown, a 16-year-old punk rocker who just wants to make it big in a world that's falling apart. The discussion will be held on December 14th at 7PM.

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Fiction for October

BCD Abramson
by Neil Abramson.  Read by Angela Brazil.  9 discs.  11+ hours.
   “Abramson explores the interconnecting relationships between animals and people, as well as the sensitive topic of scientific animal testing. ..Thirty-seven-year-old lawyer David Colden is reeling from the death of his veterinarian wife, Helena, when he is approached by one of her colleagues, Jaycee, who worked with Helena teaching Cindy, a chimpanzee, to use American Sign Language. The funding for the chimpanzee project is about to come to a halt, and Jaycee initially wants David to obtain a court order so Cindy isn't used in scientific experiments. ..will resonate with animal lovers.”
     Publishers Weekly 5/9/11

Mystery Audiobooks for October

CD Mystery Brandman
     Robert B. Parker’s Killing the Blues
by Michael Brandman.  Read by James Naughton.  4 discs.  4+ hours.

BCD Mystery Brown
     Hiss of Death
by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown.  Read by Kate Forbes.  6 discs.  7+ hours.

BCD Mystery Clark
by Carol Higgins Clark.  Read by Michele Pawk.  5 discs.  6+ hours.

BCD Mystery Clark
     I’ll Walk Alone
by Mary Higgins Clark.  Read by Jan Maxwell.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Mystery Davidson
     Crunch Tim
e by Diane Mott Davidson.  Read by Barbara Rosenblat.  13 discs.  16+ hours.

September Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Abbott
by Jeff Abbott.  Read by Kevin T. Collins.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Benjamin
     The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb
by Melanie Benjamin.  Read by Kim Mae Guest.  12 discs.  14+ hours.

BCD Butcher
     Ghost Story
by Jim Butcher.  Read by John Glover.  15 discs.  18 hours.

BCD Carter
     Uncommon Criminals
by Ally Carter.  Read by Angela Dawe.  6 discs.  6+ hours.

BCD Castillo
     Breaking Silence
by Linda Castillo.  Read by Kathleen McInerney.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Close
     Girls in White Dresses
by Jennifer Close.  Read by Emily Janice Card.  7 discs.  8+ hours.

BCD Delinsky
by Barbara Delinsky.  Read by Cassandra Campbell.  10 discs.  13 hours.

New City Takes First Place


In a tense competition, New City Library took first place in the Ramapo Catskill Library System's Battle of the Books.  With over 100 spectators cheering on their teams at the Haverstraw Library, our teens won by an 8-7 victory over Livingston Manor.  The very last question clinched the championship.  Members of our Book Battle group include from left to right: Susan Zollinger, Alex Borovoy, Shawna McKivergan, Chanda Bhandal, Rathna Ramanathan, Rachel Borovaya, Marie Yatsky, and in front Nicholas Procino and Ben Eisenberg.  Our team displayed their extensive knowledge of the eight titles selected this year. 

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