It’s that time of year – time for the Marin Academy Library Summer Reading Contest! Sign up here to participate and win awesome prizes. The contest is open to all students who will be enrolled for the 2018-2019 school year and staff/faculty/administration. You’ll keep track of your books over the summer (June 1 – August … More Summer Reading Contest 2018!
Guest post by Delaney N., ‘18. John Green’s books are young adult romance novels pretending to be more serious literature than other young adult romance novels by adding a thick layer of pretentiousness. I read my first John Green book when I was 13, like many others in 2013 and 2014. I loved all of … More “That’s Ridiculous!”: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
New this week at the MA Library… Comics Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur vol. 1: “BFF” Lunella Lafayette is a preteen genius who wants to change the world, but lives in fear of the Inhuman genes inside her. Her life is turned upside down when Devil Dinosaur, a red-scaled beast, is teleported from the prehistoric … More New Books for the Week of March 27 – March 30, 2018
It’s been just over a decade since the first book in J.K. Rowling’s world-changing Harry Potter series was published. I know how hard it’s been to let go, so here are thirteen stories that might make it easier to move on. Click the link for each book to find it on the shelves at the … More 9 Stories To Read To Cure Your Post Harry Potter Blues
New this week at the MA Library… Fiction The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson Sixteen-year-old Elena Mendoza is the product of a virgin birth. This can be scientifically explained (it’s called parthenogenesis), but what can’t be explained is how Elena is able to heal Freddie, the girl she’s had a crush on … More New Books for the Week of March 12 – March 16, 2018
New this week at the MA Library… DVD The Vietnam War (disc 1) by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Five episodes covering 1851-December 1967. Includes Ho Chi Minh, French colonial occupation, Cold War, Ngo Dinh Diem, President John F. Kennedy, Buddhist protests, communism and the communist insurgency, Saigon, President Lyndon B. Johnson, the Ho Chi … More New Books for the Week of Feb 20 – Feb 23, 2018
Guest post by Delaney N., ‘18. This review contains mild spoilers. When Hulk was announced in late 2016, I could not have been more excited. I loved Charles Soule’s (short-lived) 2014 She-Hulk run, and I’d adored Mariko Tamaki’s young adult graphic novel This One Summer. Most of all, I was excited that Jen Walters was … More New Hulk! Best Hulk?