November 9, 2007

The National Book Award Nominees 2007

Posted in National Book Awards at 11:25 pm by librarygirl

Here are the nominees for the 2007 National Book Award. You can find all these titles at the library…



By Mischa Berlinski

Varieties of Disturbance

By Lydia Davis

Then We Came to the End

By Joshua Ferris

Tree of Smoke

By Denis Johnson

Like You’d Understand, Anyway

By Jim Shephard

Young People’s Literature:

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie

Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One

By Kathleen Duey

Touching Snow

By M. Sindy Felin

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

By Brian Selznick

Story of a Girl

By Sara Zarr


New Books

Posted in New Books at 10:36 pm by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

Mister B. Gone

By Clive Barker

On Her Own

By Wanda Brunstetter

Book of the Dead

By Patricia Cornwell

The Christmas Pearl

By Dorothea Benton Frank

Third Degree

By Greg Iles

Almost Dead

By Lisa Jackson

Upon a Midnight Clear

By Sherrilyn Kenyon

Between Sundays

By Karen Kingsbury

Now and Then

By Robert Parker

A Christmas Beginning

By Anne Perry

Love Over Scotland

By Alexander McCall Smith

To Catch a Cheat

By Kelley St. John

Life After Wifey

By Kiki Swinson

Adult Non-Fiction:

The Intellectual Devotional American History

By David Kidder

The Shock Doctrine

By Naomi Klein

Just in Time

By Rachel Ray

The Heroin Diaries

By Nikki Sixx

November 1, 2007

New Books

Posted in New Books at 12:49 am by librarygirl

The Heir

By Barbara Taylor Bradford

All Through The Night

By Suzanne Brockmann

Protect and Defend

By Vince Flynn

The Quiet Girl

By Peter Hoeg

Home to Holly Springs

By Jan Karon

After This

By Alice McDermott


By Karen Marie Moning

The Race

By Richard North Patterson

Amazing Grace

By Danielle Steel

Ice, Iron, and Gold

By S. M. Stirling

The Third Lynx

By Timothy Zahn

October 31, 2007

Witches and Fairies and Librarians …oh myyyy

Posted in Uncategorized tagged , , , at 10:11 pm by librarygirl

Happy Halloween from the Autauga-Prattville Public Library, we’re all dressed up and ready to celebrate!!! Whether you’re out tricking or treating be sure to come by the library for some “eye” candy.

And while you’re here make sure you ask to see Peter Pan (a.k.a. the Assistant Director)

October 17, 2007

New Books

Posted in New Books at 3:33 am by librarygirl

Garden Spell

By Sarah Addison Allen


By Amy Bloom 

The Landlord’s Black-eyed Daughter

By Mary Ellen Dennis 

The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao

By Junot Diaz

The Gift

By Richard Paul Evans

World Without End

By Ken Follett

Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade

By Diana Gabaldon

The Ghost

By Robert Harris 

The 47th Samurai

By Stephen Hunter

Tree of Smoke

By Denis Johnson

Pandora’s Daughter

By Iris Johansen 

Mark’s Story

By Tim LaHaye

The Parting

By Beverly Lewis

Guiding Light: Jonathans’s Story

By Julia London

Songs Without Words

By Ann Packer


By Ann Patchett

The Abstinence Teacher

By Tim Perrotta  

Star Wars: Death Star

By Michael Reaves

Bridge of Sighs

By Richard Russo

The Orc King

By R.A. Salvatore


By Kim Vogel Sawyer

The Almost Moon

By Alice Sebold

The Wednesday Letters

By Jason Wright

Harry Potter Night at the Library

Posted in Harry Potter at 2:56 am by librarygirl

On Oct. 20th the library is hosting its 2nd annual Harry Potter Night. All kids in grades K-6 are invited to come. There will be Hogwarts classes, Quidditch lessons, and dinner at the Leaky Cauldron.

Be sure to come dressed as your favorite character.

For more information click here.

September 21, 2007

More Books to Movies…

Posted in Books to Movies at 7:26 pm by librarygirl

Here is a list of the newest books being adapted for the big screen according to

Marley & Me

By John Grogan

Lone Survivor

By Marcus Luttrell

The Game

By Neil Strauss

The Grays

By Whitley Strieber

All of these books are available in the library so come check one out today!

A Thousand Splendid Suns to burn up the big screen

Posted in Books to Movies at 7:22 pm by librarygirl

While the movie version of the extremely popular novel, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is still yet to be released. The rights to the authors second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, have just been snatched up. According to Steven Zaillian will write and direct the film. You can read more about this story here.

Have you read the book; any good actors come to mind to play in the film? Leave us a comment and tell us your opinion.

September 15, 2007

New Audiobooks

Posted in Uncategorized at 2:06 am by librarygirl

The Alexandria Link

By Steve Berry 

Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund

By Blaize Clement


By Robin Jones Cook

The Burnt House

By Faye Kellerman

Coal Black Horse

By Robert Olmstead

New Books

Posted in New Books at 1:52 am by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

True Light

By Terry Blackstock

Going Home

By Wanda Brunstetter

Agnes & the Hitman

By Jennifer Cruise

Reap the Wild Wind

By Julie Czerneda

Sweet Revenge

By Diana Mott Davidson

Uneasy and Undead

By Mary Janice Davidson

Dark Possession

By Christine Feehan

Fancy Pants

By Cathy Marie Hake

Many Bloody Returns

By Charlaine Harris

Loving Frank

By Nancy Horan

Just Beyond the Clouds

By Karen Kingsbury

Red Seas Under Red Skies

By Scott Lynch

74 Seaside Avenue

By Debbie Macomber

Fourth Comings

By Megan McCafferty

You’ve Been Warned

By James Patterson

The Wheel of Darkness

By Douglas Preston

The Sunrise Lands

By S. M. Stirling

Large Print Adult Fiction:

The Prince Kidnaps a Bride

By Christina Dodd

Causing Havoc

By Lori Foster

Adult Non-Fiction:

The Zookeeper’s Wife

By Diane Ackerman

Beyond the Body Farm

By William Bass

You Can Run But You Can’t Hide

By Duane “Dog” Chapman

The Preacher and the Presidents

By Nancy Gibbs

Power to the People

By Laura Ingraham

3:16 the Numbers of Hope

By Max Lucado

Profiling Your Date

By Caroline Presno

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