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A Love Story to Sink your FANGS into

14 Apr

For readers who enjoyed reading, the brilliant webcomic, Sarah’s Scribbles, by Sarah Andersen, I recommend reading Fangs, her graphic novel about two different mythical creatures who fall in love with each other.

A relationship between a vampire and a werewolf, at first, may seem unlikely. In this story you learn that in love you must compromise. Throughout their story you see their many difference but also, their similarities. I guess it’s true what they say when in love “opposites attract.”

I highly recommend this cute love story. It gets a four star rating in my books to recommend! You can borrow Fangs and several Sarah’s Scribbles Collections in print from BCCLS Libraries. The Sarah’s Scribbles collections are also available from Hoopla.

Written by:
Michelle Vallee
Circulation Assistant

Action Packed Sci-Fi: Golden Son

5 Aug

Second books in a trilogy can be a tricky thing. They have to follow the build up from the first book and still maintain the attention of the reader while continuing the story from where it last left off. Such is the case of Golden Son, the second book of the Red Rising Trilogy

The opening starts off with quite a literal bang and leads us right into a thrilling story with a conclusion that will leave the reader dying for book three. While there are some slower moments throughout Golden Son, they are moments that help to weave the tapestry of the narrative, Pierce Brown has written. The pacing over all is well done and the character work is just as excellent as ever before, even introducing us to new characters, readers are sure to love as much as the original cast.

Of course it wouldn’t be much of a sci-fi book without space battles and for those looking for quality action, you need look no further. Brown delivers on all these fronts from exciting ship battles to one on one fights; every fight leaves the reader satisfied.

This is excellent second for the trilogy and one fans of Red Rising will love.

If you enjoy Speculative Fiction then you should join us for our monthly virtual Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion Group. Our next meeting is on August 24 at 6 PM EST; we will discuss The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu, a “silkpunk” sci-fi fantasy adventure! Besides ebook copies available to HPL patrons from eLibraryNJ, you can request a print copy for curbside or locker pickup. For more information and to get the zoom invite email hplwriters@gmail.com.

Written by:
Lauren Lapinski
Circulation Assistance

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