Visit our online catalog at www.forsythpl.org and be among the first to place a request for these new materials. When you pick up your book, we hope you'll join the conversation by posting a picture of your own #ShelfLife on Instagram.
Pack your bags (and your books) for a walk through time! Roman occupied Britain comes vividly to life in THE EDGE OF THE EMPIRE by Bronwen Riley, a work of nonfiction that reads like a time traveler’s diary, conjuring the sounds, smells, sights and sensations of the 2nd century! Step forward several centuries with ELIZABETH: THE FORGOTTEN YEARS by John Guy and explore the second half of the Virgin Queen's reign. #ShelfLife #history #timetravel #Britain
Discovering that she is a direct descendant of Mother Goose and has inherited magical abilities, Pixie Piper navigates middle school with her best friend, a goose, a fox, and a golden retriever puppy. If you liked LAND OF STORIES by Chris Colfer, try THE SECRET DESTINY OF PIXIE PIPER by Annabelle Fisher. #readalike #shelflife #summerreading
If you like off-the-wall humor, read THE DEADLY 7 by Garth Jennings. Eleven-year-old Nelson stumbles across an ancient machine that accidentally extracts the seven deadly sins from his own little soul by turning them into ugly, cantankerous, and embarrassing creatures who follow him everywhere. #garthjennings #shelflife
While authors bring stories to life on the page, narrators can transform the words into an amazing auditory experience. Reserve a copy of Brendan Fraser's narration of DRAGON RIDER by Cornelia Funke in the FCPL catalog and hear it for yourself! #ShelfLife #LoveAudiobooks #CorneliaFunke #ForsythReads
And, in honor of #SharkWeek, here are two bonus #ShelfLife selections: