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New DVD Releases for March 13, 2012

We have eight new DVD titles for Tuesday, March 13th.  They are:

Descendants, The

Hot In Cleveland: Season 2

How I Met Your Mother: Season 6

Justified: Season 2

Melancholia (Kirsten Durst)

My Week With Marilyn (Michelle Williams)

Three Musketeers, The (Orlando Bloom)

Young Adult (Charlize Theron)

New Romance Fiction for March 2012

In paperback:

My Wicked Little Lies by Victoria Alexander (1, Sinful Family Secrets) H, M
When a Scot Loves a Lady by Katharine Ashe (1, Falcon Club) H, M
A Scandalous Countess by Jo Beverley (12, Malloren) H
Redwood Bend by Robyn Carr (18, Virgin River) C
Spellbound Falls by Janet Chapman (1, Spellbound Falls) C, S
How to Dance with a Duke by Manda Collins H, M
Colt by Georgina Gentry (3, The Texans) H, W
Miss Hillary Schools a Scoundrel by Samantha Grace (1, Regency Bachelors) H
She Tempts the Duke by Lorraine Heath (1, Lost Lords of Pembrooke) H

New Speculative Fiction for March 2012

New to our shelves:

Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed (1, Throne of the Crescent Moon) F, H
Pure by Julianna Baggott (1, Pure trilogy) SF, A, M
The Troupe by Robert Jackson Bennett F, H
Blueprints of the Afterlife by Ryan Boudinot SF, A
The Ruined City by Paula Brandon (2, The Veiled Isles) F, R
House of Doors by Chaz Brenchley (1, Keys to D'Esperance) H
Arctic Rising by Tobias S. Buckell SF, A, M
The Order of the Scales by Stephen Deas (3, The Memory of Flames) F
The Scar by Sergey & Marina Dyachenko, with Elinor Huntington, trans. F, R

Garden Rockers - Time to Rock!

Even though there are rumors of snow, the daffodils have started to bloom in the Children's Garden!  The Garden Rockers will meet for the first time of this season next Thursday, March 15, at 7:00pm.  Spaces are filling up, so if you are in grades 2 - 5 and have a New City or West Nyack Library card and would like to join - register soon in person or by phone.  Think Spring, Rockers!

March Fiction Audiobooks

BCD Addison
     A Walk Across the Sun
by Corban Addison.  Read by Soneela Nankani.  12 discs.  15+hours.

BCD  Ahmed
    Throne of the Crescent Moon
by Saladin Ahmed.  Read by Phil Gigante.  9 discs.  10+ hours.

BCD Bondurant
     The Night Swimmer
by Matt Bondurant.   Read by Hillary Huber.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Science Fiction Bova
     Power Play
by Ben Bova.  Read by Stefan Rudnicki.  8 discs.  9+ hours.

BCD Byatt
     Ragnarok: the end of the gods
by A.S. Byatt.  Read by Harriet Walter.  4 discs.  3+ hours.

BCD Cook
     Death Benefit
by Robin Cook.  Read by George Guidall.  10 discs.  12+ hours.

BCD Crombie
     No Mark Upon Her
by Deborah Crombie.  Read by Jenny Sterlin.  11 discs.  13+ hours.

What's Cooking?: The Year of the Dragon

 

Happy Belated New Year!  Based on the lunar calendar, Chinese New Year came early this year on January 23, 2012.  The Year of the Dragon is considered very lucky especially on my father’s side where at least four generations of family members were born in the Year of the Dragon.  Our personalities seem to reflect this.  We are quite an intense lot; short-tempered, and passionate about things.

New DVD Releases for March 6th

We have six new releases for Tuesday, March 6th.  They are:

Footloose

Immortals (Mickey Rourke)

Jack and Jill (Adam Sandler)

Like Crazy

Skin I Live In, The (Foreign Film - Antonio Banderas)

Very Harold and Kumar Christmas, A

New Music Releases, March 2012

Band Perry, The.  Band Perry                                                                 MC BAND BP U45

Big Time Rush.  Elevate                                                                          MA BIG ELE N82

New DVDs for March, 2012

Anonymous

Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks – 30th Anniversary Special Edition)

Circumstance (Foreign Film – Iran)

City of Life and Death (Foreign Film – China)

Complete Jean Vigo, The (Foreign Film – France)

Courageous

Cul-De-Sac (Criterion Collection)

Dum Maaro Dum (Foreign Film – India)

Fireflies in the Garden (Ryan Reynolds)

Human Resources Manager, The (Foreign Film – Israel)

I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive (Foreign Film – France)

In Ghost House Inn (Foreign Film – Malayalam Dialogue)

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Meek’s Cutoff

Night and Day (Foreign Film – Korea)

Nora’s Will (Foreign Film – Mexico)

Paranormal Activity 3

Rebound, The (Catherine Zeta-Jones)

Rum Diary, The (Johnny Depp)

Saving Private Perez (Foreign Film – Mexico)

Screaming Man, A (Foreign Film – France)

Secret Sunshine (Foreign Film – Korea)

Strange Case of Angelica, The (Foreign Film – Portugal)

Stripes (1981 – Bill Murray)

Tower Heist (Eddie Murphy)

True Legend (Foreign Film – China)

Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn: Part 1

U.S. Government Website

We are in the midst of a presidential election. If you want to get your kids interested in this media frenzy, here is a good place to start. At www.kids.gov, elementary and middle school students can learn about how a president is elected, how our government works, and other topics including: the census, FBI, the military, citizenship, maps, history, technology, and the capital city of Washington, D.C. Visitors to this website can play games, listen to audio and watch video. Links to other government related websites, such as NASA, Environmental Protection Agency and the Smithsonian are also available.

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