"no age bands, wizards turned vampires and eco-friendly books, oh my!"
- The No to Age Banding declaration written by Phillip Pullman, signed by many authors, (including J.K. Rowling). Thought it was interesting...and if I were famous I would sign it! A big flourishing Monster Librarian.
- New York Times article on Breaking Dawn, the 4th installment in Stephenie Meyer's Vampire series (beginning with Twilight. Some critics are claiming that this series might be the next Harry Potter in the literary world of YA's. The Twilight movie is due out in December and features Robert Pattinson, who for those of you HP fans, also played Cedric Diggory from the HP films #4 & #5. Just to give you an idea of how popular this series is right now: I was #65 on the waiting list for the library by my house which has 4 copies, and #13 on the waiting list for Library X where I work.
- Thought this was cool. The Green Earth Book Award Winners were announced for '08. This is for all of you environmentalists (like me!)