Saturday, October 29, 2011

SRR News - Lots of New Books!!!

Amazing New Books Coming in November!!!

This year we held the famous Book Bash in order to raise money for new books.  Well, here comes the first wave of new books.  Throughout the year I've been making a shopping list based on the requests I get from you, the students.  I think you'll all find something new and exciting here:

  • Silence by Fitzpatrick (hardcover, student request)
  • Beautiful Creatures by Garcia (all three books, hardcover, student request) 
  • Beautiful Chaos by Garcia (also in hardcover!)
  • I am Number Four by Lore (hardcover)
  • The Power of Six by Lore (hardcover)
  • Immortals by Noel (all three books, hardcover, student request) 
  • Elsewhere by Zevin (hardcover, Teens' Top Ten List)
  • Bad Kitty by Jaffe (Teens' Top Ten List)
  • In or Out by Gabel (all four books, requested by students)
  • The Notebook by Sparks (hardcover)
  • Safe Haven by Sparks (student request)
  • Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Sonnerblick (Teens Top Ten List)
  • Life as We Knew It by Pfeffer (Teens Top Ten List)
  • Shakespeare (Usborne hardcover)
  • Great and Terrible Beauty by Bray (all three books, hardcover, Teens Top Ten List)
  • Forever in Blue by Brashares (student request)
  • Lock and Key by Dessen (student request)
  • Someone Like You by Dessen (student request)
  • This Lullaby by Dessen (student request)
  • Just Listen by Dessen (student request)
  • The Truth About Forever (student request)
  • Paper Towns by Green (Teens Top Ten)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (all four books, hardcover)
  • The Iron King by Fey (Teens Top Ten)
  • Don't Judge A Girl by Carter (student request)
  • Only the Good Spy Young by Carter (student request)
  • Uncommon Criminals by Carter (hardcover, student request)
  • Nightshade by Cremer (Teens Top Ten)
  • Inkheart by Funke (all three books, student request)
  • Plague by Grant (hardcover)
  • Before I Fall by Oliver (Teens Top Ten)
  • Paranormalcy by White (Teens Top Ten)
  • Vampire Academy (books 1-6 student request)
  • The Hunger Games by Collins (hardcover, Teens' Top Ten)
  • The Ranger's Apprentice Collection by Flanagan (NYTimes bestseller)
  • Percy Jackson Sword of Hades by Riordan
  • The Throne of Fire by Riordan (hardcover)
  • The Lost Hero by Riordan
  • Heroes of Olympus by Riordan (
  • The Maze Runner by Dashner (hardcover, NYTimes Best seller)
  • Forbidden Game by Smith (Teacher recommendation)
  • Birthmarked by O'brien (hardcover, student request)
Isn't it exciting to get so many new and amazing books?  Who's going to get to read them first?  Well, that would be my special reading room volunteers who will be doing the inventory in November.  I'm looking for 12 special girls to do the hard work of alphabetizing and entering books into our inventory.  Come sign up at the English Department if you are a major book lover and want to help out.

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