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By Library Staff on Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Katniss and Peeta survived the Hunger Games, even defying the Capitol in the process. Now they've returned together to District 12. But while Peeta has settled back into his life and even seems to be almost happy, Katniss finds herself at loose ends. She doesn't feel comfortable in her large new house, although her mother and sister are happy now and well fed. Gale doesn't talk to her anymore and her hunting is a solitary pursuit. But Katniss can't forget the horrors she witnessed in the Hunger Games and when she and Peeta must leave for their command performance Victory Tour of the other districts, those memories begin to haunt her even more.
But greater dangers await Katniss and Peeta than either expects. Katniss' decision to save both their lives at the end of the Hunger Games has sparked a growing rebellion within the districts, a rebellion...
By Library Staff on Thursday, March 01, 2012
How nice to be able to feature a Canadian author writing for teens.
When a messenger from the Perilous Realm foretells danger, Will Lightfoot realizes his friends, Rowen and her grandfather Pendrake, need him in the land of Story - a world where nothing is as it seems. "The Perilous Realm is not just a world with stories in it. This world is Story. Whatever you might find in a story, you will find here. Adventures, strange encounters, riddles. Heroes and monsters. Bravery, goodness and terrible evil." Will has returned from his exhilarating adventure in the Realm and is back at home with his family trying to go through the motions of ordinary life. But he is dogged by feelings of restlessness and is desperate to see Rowen again. It's not long before he obeys the irresistible pull to return to Fable and...
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