Wednesday, July 25, 2012

"The House of Silk" by Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz was given permission by the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to create a new Sherlock Holmes story.

When following Holmes's logic, do you believe that he is drawing the right conclusions and assumptions based on the evidence provided in the novel? Would his conclusions be probable in the real world or in the historical narrative?

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1st to Die by James Patterson

"1st to Die" is the first book of the Women's Murder Club by James Patterson.  Was the last chapter of the book really necessary?  Would it have been a more satisfying read if it ended with the revelation of the murderer and not gone further?

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Wayne Public Library Adult Summer Reading "Between the Covers"!

All Wayne residents age 18 and up may read a book or listen to an audio book, write a brief review, and place the review in the "Bed" (EntryForm Box) at the Reference Department's "Between the Covers Reading Station;" or blog about it below!

The more you enter, the more chances you have to win the Grand Prize of a $50* suprise gift card goody package! (Winner chosen at random) "Between the Covers" entry forms will be available at "Between the Covers" Reading Station in the Adult Reference Area of the library. Also available at the Preakness Branch Library or can be printed off our website.

Here's What you need to do to blog about your book online!

1) Find a great book to read!

2) Read it!

3) Write a review or summary and tell us if you thought it kept you "Between the Covers"! or Not!

4)Scroll down just a bit.

5) Click on "Comments"

6) Type in your Name, Library Card # and Phone number, book information and book summary.

7) Type in the Word Verification

8) Select Anonymous

9) Then Publish

10) Your review will not actually get published until it is reviewed/approved by our librarian. She will then print out your entry and place it in the "Bed" at the "Between the Covers" Reading Station, and then remove your name, card number and phone number and publish it on our Book Discussion Blog. The more books you read and review or blog about, the closer you are to winning. Remember one winner will be chosen at random and winner will be notified on September 5th, 2012!