Thursday, August 1, 2013

Staff Picks

The Tiger’s Curse 
by Colleen Houck
If you enjoyed the Twilight series, then you will love The Tiger’s Curse! Kelsey gets a summer job helping out behind the scenes at the Circus. When she discovers the white tiger is actually an Indian Prince named Ren whom was cursed over 300 years ago, Kelsey vows to set him free and break the curse on his family. Follow Kelsey and Ren through a series of tasks to break the tiger’s curse. This series is fast-paced and full of Indian mythology sure to please fans of Rick Riordan.

 Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging
By Louise Rennison
Georgia Nicholson is a 14-year-old girl with a cute, but wacky, 4-year-old little sister and a cat named Angus who is part Scottish Wildcat. Rennison captures the angst and humor of the average life of a normal girl – striking the balance between life at home and at school and just growing up. This series is written as a set of diary entries describing Georgia’s life and adventures with her best friends, the Ace Gang. Although Georgia lives in England, there is a slang glossary at the end of each book, and her trials and tribulations translates well to American teenaged life. If you enjoy funny books, this series is for you! The books are suitable for teens --even adults!

Meredith Bowermeister
Information Services Supervisor