NERVE by Jeanne Ryan

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ARE YOU A PLAYER OR A WATCHER

Read the book before you watch the movie!

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When Vee is picked to be a player in NERVE, an anonymous game of dares broadcast live online, she discovers that the game knows her. They tempt her with prizes taken from her This Is Me page and team her up with the perfect boy, sizzling-hot Ian. At first it’s exhilarating, Vee and Ian’s fans cheer them on to riskier dares with higher stakes. But the game takes a twisted turn when they’re directed to a secret location with five other players for the Grand Prize round. Suddenly they’re playing all or nothing, with their lives on the line. Just how far will Vee go before she loses NERVE?  

for reviews on this book go to:   

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13088498-nerve?from_search=true

Reserve your copy TODAY at the Learning Commons desk. 

Ms Ambrosini


The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks ~ Movie Trailer

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Based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks“The Best of Me” tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they’ve never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of our first true love, and the wrenching choices we face when confronted with elusive second chances.
                                                              * In Cinemas 29 October *  
For those who love a little romance, this is a good pick for you… if you get a chance to, give the book a go first before you see the movie…(the book is usually better!) and then you can compare the story and endings. 🙂
From Mrs. Robinson


If I Stay ~ Movie

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if-i-staySeventeen-year-old Mia is faced with a hard decision:  To follow her musical dreams—even if it means losing her boyfriend and leaving her family and friends behind – or to follow a different path to be with Adam, the love of her life?

Then one February morning, Mia goes for a drive with her family and in an instant, everything changes with her own life hanging in the balance. Suddenly, she is caught between life and death. For one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left – which will not only decide her future, but her ultimate fate.

If I Stay is a heartachingly beautiful story about the power of love, the true meaning of family, and the choices we all make.

Based on the best-selling novel by Gayle Forman.
Reserve your copy in the library today!  🙂

Mrs. Robinson
                                                     *In Cinemas August 2014*


The Fault in Our Stars movie

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faultinourstarsFrom the much loved and best selling novel “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green, comes the film of this captivating story. Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them — and us — on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Exploring the fun, thrill and tragedy of being alive and in love, this beautiful story will be sure to touch your heart.  

                            **In Cinemas Thursday 5 June 2014**


Sara Robinson


Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters movie

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Have you loved the Percy Jackson Series?  From Percy Jackson and the Lightning thief now comes the second story in film with the Sea of Monsters to be released 19 September!

In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising…
Official trailer:

Read the Percy Jackson & the Olympians book series…

Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief – Book 1
*The Sea of Monsters – Book 2
The Titan’s Curse – Book 3
The Battle of the Labyrinth – Book 4
The Last Olympian – Book 5

 

 

 

 

We have these books so come in and reserve your copy to read before you catch this great movie! 🙂
From Ms. Robinson


The King of Horror

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Stephen King is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books.

If  you are into a good Horror, these three classics will surely send chills up your spine!!! 

CHRISTINE 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Christine, blood-red, fat, and finned, was twenty. Her promise lay all in her past. Greedy and big, a 58 Plymouth Fury, she was broken down but not finishied. She was Arnie’s obsession; Christine was eating into his mind, burrowing into his unconscious. ‘   A love triangle involving 17 year old misfit Arnie Cunningham, his new girlfriend and a haunted 1958 Plymouth Fury, Christine is jealous, possessive and deadly.

CARRIE

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Carrie White has a gift – the gift of telekinesis. To be invited to Prom night by Tommy Ross is a dream come true for Carrie – the first step towards social acceptance by her high school colleagues. But events will take a decidedly macabre turn on that horrifying and endless night as she is forced to exercise her terrible gift on the town that mocks and loathes her …’

FIRESTARTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

A year ago, Andy was an upstanding instructor of English at Harrison State College. Now he is on the run with his daughter, a pigtailed girl named Charlie. A girl with an unimaginably terrifying gift. It is a gift which could be useful to corrupt authorities. Soon Charlie will be caught up in the menace of a fateful drug experiment and a sinister government ploy…

BE WARNED:  These books are not for the faint hearted, this is SERIOUS HORROR!  Audience level: Senior students


The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones official movie trailer

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If you love the Mortal Instruments book series then you will love the movie “City of Bones”
…to be released 23 August 2013
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This action packed adventure fantasy will be sure to capture you...
For those who have not yet read the books, this is the first in the series, followed by City of Ashes (#2), City of Glass (#3), City of Fallen Angels (#4) and City of Lost Souls (#5).
We have these in the library and they are totally popular… so don’t miss out…
Be sure to make your reservation today and start reading, before the movie hits the cinemas! 
🙂
Ms. Robinson


‘The Saga comes to an end!’

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Breaking Dawn Part 2

 For all the Vampire and Werewolf fans out there, the Saga ends with the release of  Breaking Dawn – Part 2. November 16th.

In this epic finale, after the birth of Renesmee, (Bella and Edward’s first born) the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

Check out the movie trailor below:
 

 Ms Ambrosini 🙂

 


Books into Films News!

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Prefer reading the book before seeing the film?

Make sure you get in early so that you can see it on the big screen!

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell will open in October, however the trailer has just been released and it’s epic, it’s left me speechless.

Coming in September … 

Total Recall based on Philip K Dick’s short story ‘We Can Remember It For You Wholesale’ starring Colin Farrell. (Sci-Fi)

The Perks of Being A Wallflower based on Stephen Chbosky’s classic young adult novel. (Coming of Age)

Lawless adapted from Matt Bondurant’s novel The Wettest County in the World. (Historical Action)

 

Other book-to-films well worth the wait …

Peter Jackson’s production of The Hobbit by Tolkien (first in a trilogy, to be released Boxing Day) (Fantasy)

Yann Martel’s The Life of Pi  directed by Ang Lee (released January).

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby will be directed by Baz Luhrmann (released January) . (Classic and Historical)


A dark fairy tale you will love…

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Snow White & the Huntsman

 A new tie-in novel to the movie, by Lily Blake
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..A breathtaking new vision of a legendary tale…

This story of Snow White does not have a romantic nature as the original does. The characters are the same, with a darker personality. In the battle of good & evil, we are taken on a journey through an enchanted forest. Snow White is the only person in the land who is fairer & more beautiful than her evil stepmother queen, Ravenna. In revenge, she is out to destroy Snow White as she is threatening her reign. She will use everything in her supernatural powers to do so, and sends a huntsman out to kill her. BUT… what the wicked ruler never imagined… is that the young Snow White has been training in the art of war with the huntsman to banish her once and for all! Snow White gains courage, strength and determination in attempt to conquer the evil Queen and save the people of her village… but is she strong enough, and can she break the evil curse?  Reserve your copy today  🙂   Mrs. Robinson
~ Movie Trailer ~