Brad B.'s Blog https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/bachelorb en-US Best Summer Books of 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/pw-best-summer-books-2014 Take a look at <a href="http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/summer-reads-2014/top-10">Publishers Weekly's Best Summer Books for 2014</a>, or <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/07/2014-books_n_4550607.html">Huffington Post's 30 Books You Need To Read in 2014</a>. We've listed some of the titles below:<br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1607294"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1607294.jpg" /></span>Half a king</a> by Joe Abercrombie</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1580482"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1580482.jpg" /></span>The black-eyed blonde: a Philip Marlowe novel</a> by Benjamin Black</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602744"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602744.jpg" /></span>Another great day at sea: life aboard the USS George H.W. Bush</a> by Geoff Dyer ; with photographs by Chris Steele -Perkins</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599311"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599311.jpg" /></span>Comics Squad: recess!</a> by comics by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Gene Yang, Eric Wight, Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm, Ursula Vernon, Dan Santat, Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman, Dav Pilkey ; edited by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, and Jarrett J. Krosoczka</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596546"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1596546.jpg" /></span>We were liars</a> by E. Lockhart</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1606884"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1606884.jpg" /></span>Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage</a> by Murakami, Haruki/ Gabriel, Philip (TRN)</p> <br /><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599103"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599103.jpg" /></span>Family life: a novel</a> by Akhil Sharma</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596125"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1596125.jpg" /></span>Prayer</a> by Philip Kerr</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1580459"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1580459.jpg" /></span>Perfect: a novel</a> by Rachel Joyce</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1580465"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1580465.jpg" /></span>Orfeo: a novel</a> by Richard Powers</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582490"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582490.jpg" /></span>Bark: stories</a> by Lorrie Moore</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1580439"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1580439.jpg" /></span>Frog music: a novel</a> by Emma Donoghue</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582070"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582070.jpg" /></span>Every day is for the thief: fiction</a> by Teju Cole ; with photos by the author</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1603231"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1603231.jpg" /></span>An untamed state</a> by Roxane Gay</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1580484"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1580484.jpg" /></span>Boy, snow, bird</a> by Helen Oyeyemi</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581213"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581213.jpg" /></span>Kinder than solitude: a novel</a> by Yiyun Li</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/pw-best-summer-books-2014#comments Adults Fiction Non-fiction Connect Your Summer Love It: Super Bookworm Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:43:17 +0000 Brad B. 69844 at https://www.cantonpl.org Love It Bookmarks https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-it-bookmarks <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/love-it_1.png" style="float:right;" />Decorate a bookmark for someone else. Then take one for yourself. Come take part in this activity at the library anytime during the summer and earn your <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/badge-14s/love-it%3A-on-the-scene">Love It On the Scene</a> badge. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-it-bookmarks#comments Activities Connect Your Summer Love It: On the Scene Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:32:07 +0000 Brad B. 69841 at https://www.cantonpl.org Love Stories: Great Romance Novels https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-stories-great-romance-novels-0 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1313437"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1313437.jpg" /></span>Bet me</a> by Jennifer Crusie</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1116197"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1116197.jpg" /></span>Born in fire</a> by Nora Roberts</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473643"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473643.jpg" /></span>A countess below stairs</a> by Eva Ibbotson</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467109"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1467109.jpg" /></span>Frederica</a> by Georgette Heyer</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1169457"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1169457.jpg" /></span>How to marry a marquis</a> by Julia Quinn</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1152648"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1152648.jpg" /></span>It had to be you</a> by Susan Elizabeth Phillips</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1423758"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1423758.jpg" /></span>Mine till midnight</a> by Lisa Kleypas</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1347758"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1347758.jpg" /></span>Mr. Impossible</a> by Loretta Chase</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1502028"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1502028.jpg" /></span>Nine rules to break when romancing a rake</a> by Sarah MacLean</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1522974"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1522974.jpg" /></span>Outlander: a novel</a> by Diana Gabaldon</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1175536"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1175536.jpg" /></span>Truly madly yours</a> by Rachel Gibson</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1223065"><span class="jacket"></span>Whitney, my love</a> by Judith McNaught</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-stories-great-romance-novels-0#comments Adults Fiction Connect Your Summer Love It: Super Bookworm Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:43:49 +0000 Brad B. 69694 at https://www.cantonpl.org Love Stories: Great Romantic Films https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-stories-great-romantic-films-0 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1447685"><span class="jacket"></span>Penelope [videodisc]</a> by Summit Entertainment and Stone Village Pictures present a Type A Films ; Tatira Active Film production in association with Grosvenor Park Productions</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1444882"><span class="jacket"></span>Miss Pettigrew lives for a day [videodisc]</a> by Keylight Entertainment Group ; Kudos Productions Ltd.</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1441463"><span class="jacket"></span>I could never be your woman [videodisc]</a> by I Could Never Ltd. ; Bauer Martinez Studios ; Scott Rudin Productions</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1448451"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1448451.jpg" /></span>Four weddings and a funeral [videodisc]</a> by Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Channel Four Films [present] ; a Working Title production</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1487699"><span class="jacket"></span>The proposal [videodisc]</a> by Touchstone Pictures presents a Mandeville Films production, an Anne Fletcher film</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1338130"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1338130.jpg" /></span>50 first dates [videodisc]</a> by Columbia Pictures presents a Happy Madison/Anonymous Content and Flower Films production, a film by Peter Segal</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1261981"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1261981.jpg" /></span>Trouble in paradise [videodisc]</a> by Paramount Publix Corporation</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1340860"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1340860.jpg" /></span>I know where I'm going [videodisc]</a> by A Janus Films presentation ; General Film Distributors , Ltd. ; a production of the Archer</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1332212"><span class="jacket"></span>How to steal a million [videodisc]</a> by Twentieth Century Fox</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1344778"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1344778.jpg" /></span>Bringing up Baby [videodisc]</a> by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498076"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498076.jpg" /></span>The young Victoria [videodisc]</a></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1379538"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1379538.jpg" /></span>The Americanization of Emily [videodisc]</a> by Metro-Goldwyn -Mayer ; a Filmways picture</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-stories-great-romantic-films-0#comments Teens Adults Movies & Television Romance Love It: eLectrified Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:40:25 +0000 Brad B. 69693 at https://www.cantonpl.org Everyone Loves a Hero: True Stories of Real Heroes https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/everyone-loves-hero-true-stories-real-heroes-0 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1503628"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1503628.jpg" /></span>Bonhoeffer: pastor, martyr, prophet, spy: a righteous gentile vs. the Third Reich</a> by Eric Metaxas</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1159755"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1159755.jpg" /></span>Forgotten heroes: inspiring American portraits from our leading historians</a> by edited by Susan Ware ; with a foreword by David McCullough</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1276685"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1276685.jpg" /></span>The cruelest miles: the heroic story of dogs and men in a race against an epidemic</a> by Gay Salisbury &amp; Laney Salisbury</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1494083"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1494083.jpg" /></span>Willie Mays: the life, the legend</a> by James S. Hirsch, authorized by Willie Mays</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1545736"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1545736.jpg" /></span>Wildlife heroes: 40 leading conservationists and the animals they are committed to saving</a> by Julie Scardina and Jeff Flocken ; with photo editor Sterling Zumbrunn</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1414684"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1414684.jpg" /></span>Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery</a> by Eric Metaxas</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1352260"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1352260.jpg" /></span>The forgotten heroes: the heroic story of the United States Merchant Marine</a> by Brian Herbert</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1442776"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1442776.jpg" /></span>Long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela</a> by Mandela, Nelson, 1918-</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1471326"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1471326.jpg" /></span>American heroes: profiles of men and women who shaped early America</a> by Edmund S. Morgan</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1255688"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1255688.jpg" /></span>Police heroes: true stories of courage about America's brave men, women, and K-9 officers</a> by Chuck Whitlock</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/everyone-loves-hero-true-stories-real-heroes-0#comments Adults Non-fiction Connect Your Summer Love It: Super Bookworm Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:38:09 +0000 Brad B. 69692 at https://www.cantonpl.org Favorite Hen Lit https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/favorite-hen-lit-0 <p>Hen Lit is grown-up chick lit with an older heroine who probably has a kid or two and a mortgage. But she’s still just as much fun as her twenty-something chick lit sisters.<br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1343608"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1343608.jpg" /></span>The generous gardener</a> by Trisha Ashley — Living in an idyllic Welsh village with a handsome husband and a loving daughter, 40-something Fran March has reason to be happy with her lot. Then her daughter, the result of an unforgettable one-night stand, starts asking awkward questions about her "real" father.</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1205068"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1205068.jpg" /></span>Hens dancing</a> by Raffaella Barker — Abandoned by her husband, Venetia Summers is not alone. Living in a dilapidated house in Norfolk, she is surrounded by her three children, a houseful of animals, and a garden run amok.</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1229996"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1229996.jpg" /></span>Savannah blues: a novel</a> by Mary Kay Andrews — Antique “picker” “Weezie” Foley is still angry that ex-husband Talmadge got her painstakingly restored Savannah townhouse in the divorce. So finding the dead body of Talmadge’s new girlfriend casts suspicion on her.</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1202407"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1202407.jpg" /></span>Fast women</a> by Jennifer Crusie — Recently divorced Nell Dysart begins life afresh when she takes a job as secretary to private investigator Gabe McKenna. As Nell begins to organize the office against Gabe’s wishes, she discovers embezzlement, bribery and a decidedly unprofessional attraction to Gabe.</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1229704"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1229704.jpg" /></span>The only boy for me</a> by Gil McNeil — Single mother Annie and Charlie, her energetic six-year-old, have a chaotic but wonderful life in the country—only a short commute to her London job as a free-lance producer. When Annie meets Mack, she falls for him immediately. But can he fit into her life?</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1089527"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1089527.jpg" /></span>Diary of a provincial lady</a> by E.M. Delafield ; with a preface by Mary Borden ; with illustrations by Arthur Watts — Published in 1931, the diarist’s (generally futile) attempts to balance her bank account, keep up with fashionand art, and deal with her husband and children make her Bridget Jones’ spiritual grandmother.</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1221681"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1221681.jpg" /></span>My life on a plate</a> by India Knight — Thirty-three-year-old Clara Hutt has some extra pounds on her hips, a part-time writing job, two young boys, and a detached husband. Something is wrong with her life and she needs to find out how to fix it.</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1379592"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1379592.jpg" /></span>The ex-wife's survival guide</a> by Debbie Holt — Sarah Stagg's husband runs off with a 20-something just as her teenaged sons leave the nest. Despite some mistakes on her part and one very mean dog, Sarah finds a new life on her own terms.</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1163815"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1163815.jpg" /></span>Stately pursuits</a> by Katie Fforde — Althea is divorced with three children, a bossy dog, a know-it-all younger sister and no love life. When she loses her job she starts a gadening business which leads her to meet the perfect man.</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/favorite-hen-lit-0#comments Adults Fiction Connect Your Summer Love It: Super Bookworm Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:36:03 +0000 Brad B. 69691 at https://www.cantonpl.org Love Stories: Great Teen Romance Novels https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-stories-great-teen-romance-novels-0 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1494655"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1494655.jpg" /></span>Fallen</a> by Lauren Kate</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520539"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520539.jpg" /></span>Anna and the French kiss</a> by Stephanie Perkins</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473080"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473080.jpg" /></span>The summer I turned pretty</a> by Jenny Han</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1395160"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1395160.jpg" /></span>Nick &amp; Norah's infinite playlist</a> by Rachel Cohn &amp; David Levithan</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1483137"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1483137.jpg" /></span>The Hollow</a> by Jessica Verday</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1283633"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1283633.jpg" /></span>The hollow kingdom</a> by Clare B. Dunkle</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1490545"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1490545.jpg" /></span>Going too far</a> by Jennifer Echols</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1445526"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1445526.jpg" /></span>Geek magnet: a novel in five acts</a> by Kieran Scott</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542758"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542758.jpg" /></span>A beautiful dark</a> by Jocelyn Davies</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/love-stories-great-teen-romance-novels-0#comments Teens Fiction Connect Your Summer Love It: Super Bookworm Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:34:14 +0000 Brad B. 69690 at https://www.cantonpl.org Books for Kids Who Love Adventure Stories https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/books-kids-who-love-adventure-stories-0 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521165"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521165.jpg" /></span>Mission unstoppable</a> by Dan Gutman</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1569634"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1569634.jpg" /></span>Itch: the explosive adventures of an element hunter</a> by Simon Mayo</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1500665"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1500665.jpg" /></span>The billionaire's curse</a> by Richard Newsome ; illustrated by Jonny Duddle</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547502"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547502.jpg" /></span>Ruby Redfort: look into my eyes</a> by Lauren Child</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1464898"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1464898.jpg" /></span>Young samurai: the way of the warrior</a> by Chris Bradford</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1315474"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1315474.jpg" /></span>Copper</a> by Rebecca Lisle</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1540421"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1540421.jpg" /></span>The last musketeer</a> by Stuart Gibbs</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547478"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547478.jpg" /></span>The false prince</a> by Jennifer A. Nielsen</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/books-kids-who-love-adventure-stories-0#comments Kids Tweens Fiction Connect Your Summer May We Suggest Love It: Super Bookworm Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:32:45 +0000 Brad B. 69689 at https://www.cantonpl.org Loveable Picture Books https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/loveable-picture-books <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1097820"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1097820.jpg" /></span>Where's my teddy?</a> by Jez Alborough</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1027849"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1027849.jpg" /></span>Animals should definitely not wear clothing</a> by written by Judi Barrett and drawn by Ron Barrett</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1028921"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1028921.jpg" /></span>Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel; story and pictures by Virginia Lee Burton</a> by Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1049455"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1049455.jpg" /></span>The very hungry caterpillar</a> by Eric Carle</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1025564"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1025564.jpg" /></span>Freight train</a> by Donald Crews</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1192087"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1192087.jpg" /></span>Olivia</a> by written and illustrated by Ian Falconer</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1085385"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1085385.jpg" /></span>In the tall, tall grass</a> by Denise Fleming</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1078407"><span class="jacket"></span>Is your mama a llama?</a> by Deborah Guarino ; illustrated by Steven Kellogg</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1135020"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1135020.jpg" /></span>Lilly's purple plastic purse</a> by Kevin Henkes</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1028977"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1028977.jpg" /></span>Bread and jam for Frances. Pictures by Lillian Hoban</a> by Hoban, Russell</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1037311"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1037311.jpg" /></span>The wolf's chicken stew</a> by Keiko Kasza</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1036368"><span class="jacket"></span>Kitten for a day</a> by Ezra Jack Keats</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405310"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405310.jpg" /></span>The end</a> by story by David LaRochelle ; illustrations by Richard Egielski</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1044663"><span class="jacket"></span>The story of Ferdinand</a> by Munro Leaf ; illustrated by Robert Lawson</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1205125"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1205125.jpg" /></span>Froggy eats out</a> by Jonathan London ; illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1215166"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1215166.jpg" /></span>My car</a> by Byron Barton</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1073837"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1073837.jpg" /></span>There's an alligator under my bed</a> by written and illustrated by Mercer Mayer</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1030787"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1030787.jpg" /></span>Blueberries for Sal</a> by Robert McCloskey</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1059126"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1059126.jpg" /></span>If you give a mouse a cookie</a> by written by Laura Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1055785"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1055785.jpg" /></span>Chicken soup with rice: a book of months</a> by Maurice Sendak</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1457550"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1457550.jpg" /></span>Dinosaur vs. bedtime</a> by Bob Shea</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1372198"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1372198.jpg" /></span>Minerva Louise and the colorful eggs</a> by Janet Stoeke</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1409799"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1409799.jpg" /></span>Grumpy Bird</a> by Jeremy Tankard</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1144212"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1144212.jpg" /></span>McDuff moves in</a> by Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Susan Jeffers</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1266817"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1266817.jpg" /></span>Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!</a> by words and pictures by Mo Willems</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1043649"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1043649.jpg" /></span>Harry, the dirty dog</a> by Gene Zion ; pictures by Margaret Bloy Graham</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/loveable-picture-books#comments Kids Fiction Connect Your Summer May We Suggest Love It: Super Bookworm Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:29:40 +0000 Brad B. 69688 at https://www.cantonpl.org Romantic Comedies https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/romantic-comedies <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1448463"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1448463.jpg" /></span>Breakfast at Tiffany's [videodisc]</a> by Paramount Pictures presents a Jurow-Shepherd production</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1344820"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1344820.jpg" /></span>Bridget Jones [videodisc]: the edge of reason</a> by Universal Pictures and Studio Canal and Miramax Films present a Working Title production</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1232994"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1232994.jpg" /></span>Amélie [videodisc]</a> by Claudie Ossard &amp; UGC présentent une coproduction Victoires Productions, Tapioca Films-France 3 Cinéma, MMC Independent GmbH avec la collaboration de la Sofica Sofinergie 5 et le soutien de la Filmstiftung avec la participation de Canal+, un film de Jean-Pierre Jeunet</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1335313"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1335313.jpg" /></span>You've got mail [videodisc]</a> by Warner Bros. presents a Lauren Shuler Donner production</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1539519"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1539519.jpg" /></span>The Philadelphia story [videodisc]</a> by produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1422862"><span class="jacket"></span>Knocked up [videodisc]</a> by Universal Pictures ; Apatow Productions ; Film Art</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1404258"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1404258.jpg" /></span>My best friend's wedding [videodisc]</a> by TriStar Pictures</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1260815"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1260815.jpg" /></span>The shop around the corner [videodisc]</a> by Loew's, Inc.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565391"><span class="jacket"></span>Silver linings playbook [videodisc]</a> by Weinstein Company ; director, David O. Russell ; producer, Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen, Jonathan Gordon ; screenplay, David O. Russell</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1202036"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1202036.jpg" /></span>10 things I hate about you [videodisc]</a> by Touchstone Pictures presents a Mad Chance/Jaret Entertainment production</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1231515"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1231515.jpg" /></span>Roxanne [videodisc]</a> by Columbia Pictures presents a Daniel Melnick Indieprod &amp; La Films production</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1451181"><span class="jacket"></span>Forgetting Sarah Marshall [videodisc]</a> by Apatow Productions</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1482657"><span class="jacket"></span>Adventureland [videodisc]</a> by Miramax Films presents in association with Sidney Kimmel Entertainment</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1487450"><span class="jacket"></span>(500) days of Summer [videodisc]</a> by Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Watermark production</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579551"><span class="jacket"></span>Love actually [videodisc]</a> by Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Working Title production in association with DNA Films</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582350"><span class="jacket"></span>Enough said [videodisc]</a> by a Fox Searchlight Pictures release and presentation of a Likely Story production ; produced by Anthony Bregman ; written and directed by Nicole Holofcener</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1487699"><span class="jacket"></span>The proposal [videodisc]</a> by Touchstone Pictures presents a Mandeville Films production, an Anne Fletcher film</p> <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/romantic-comedies#comments Movies & Television Comedy Romance Connect Your Summer Love It: eLectrified Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21:53:20 +0000 Brad B. 69539 at https://www.cantonpl.org Food Fighters Club: Marshmallow Challenge https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/food-fighters-club-marshmallow-challenge <img width="200" height="150" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Marshmallow.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Teens (grades 7th-12th) join us <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003900&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">July 16, 7:00-8:00 PM</a> to make artistic, yummy creations out of marshmallows and all the fixings. Registration required.<br /><br /><a href="https://flic.kr/p/3aaSFL">Marshmallow icosahedron, part I</a> by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/tstadler/">Todd Stadler</a> (CC by 2.0) https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/food-fighters-club-marshmallow-challenge#comments Teens Programs Connect Your Summer Be Creative: On the Scene Chow Down: On the Scene Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 69014 at https://www.cantonpl.org Board Gaming League of Canton (August) https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-25 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/board%20game.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Into board games like Settlers, Carcassonne, or Ticket To Ride? Drop by Saturday, August 2 between Noon and 5:45 PM for our monthly Board Gaming League of Canton meetin<span style="text-decoration:underline;">g</span>. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-25#comments Tweens Teens Programs Connect Your Summer Game On: On the Scene Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 69013 at https://www.cantonpl.org Board Gaming League of Canton (July) https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-24 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/board%20game.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Into board games like Settlers, Carcassonne, or Ticket To Ride? Drop by Saturday, July 5 between Noon and 5:45 PM for our monthly <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003893&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Board Gaming League of Canton</a> meetin<span style="text-decoration:underline;">g</span>. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-24#comments Teens Adults Programs Connect Your Summer Game On: On the Scene Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 69012 at https://www.cantonpl.org Board Gaming League of Canton (June) https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-23 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/board%20game.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Into board games like Settlers, Carcassonne, or Ticket To Ride? Drop by Saturday, June 7 between Noon and 5:45 PM for our monthly <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003856&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Board Gaming League of Canton</a> meetin<span style="text-decoration:underline;">g</span>. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-23#comments Teens Adults Programs Connect Your Summer Game On: On the Scene Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 69011 at https://www.cantonpl.org Teen Animanga Club (August) https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-animanga-club-27 <img alt="Naruto Shippuden" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Naruto%20Shippuden%20image.jpg" style="float:right;" />Wednesday, August 20, 6:30-8:45 PM join us for our monthly meeting of the Animanga Club! We've got all sorts of zaniness in store from a raffle to trivia to our always popular "mystery anime." What is it this month? Sorry, no hints. Drop by and let your inner otaku run free. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-animanga-club-27#comments Teens Programs Connect Your Summer Curtains Up: On the Scene Geek Out: On the Scene Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 69010 at https://www.cantonpl.org