Tag Archives: Book

Dead End in Norvelt – Kids Book Club

"Jack lives with his Mom and Dad in Norvelt, a small town big on quirky neighbors. It's the summer of 1962, and Jack's vacation is ruined when his Mom grounds him for the entire summer. Okay, it's not entirely out of the blue. Jack's been in trouble." Shmoop.com

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Grave Mercy – Teen Book Club

"Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?" Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others. (robinlafevers.com)

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest

999: Twenty-Nine Original Tales of Horror and Suspense  Award winning author and editor Al Sarrantonio gathered twenty-nine original stories from some of the masters of the macabre.  999 consists of a wide array of stories; from dark fantasy to pure ...

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Girl Genius – Steampunk Book Club

Girl Genius: Omnibus Volume 1 Agatha Awakens by Phil and Kaja Foglio What if mad scientists ran the world during the Industrial Revolution? Award winning steampunk fantasy adventure, Girl Genius, is a “story about science or magic or possibly both”. ...

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest Part 2  Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind In this off-the-wall romantic comedy, Jim Carrey stars as a man who is informed that his ex-girlfriend has had her memories of their relationship erased from her ...

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Book Into Film

Jackie Brown is a 1997 crime drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is an adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel Rum Punch, the first adaptation from Tarantino, and stars Pam Grier in the title role. The film pays ...

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest

The Green Mile is a 1996 serial novel written by Stephen King. It tells the story of death row supervisor Paul Edgecombe's encounter with John Coffey, an unusual inmate who displays inexplicable healing and empathetic abilities. The serial novel was originally released in six volumes before being republished as a single volume work. Book discussion March 12 @ 4 pm.

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Book Into Film

RUM PUNCH  by Elmore Leonard    Rum Punch is a 1992 novel written by Elmore Leonard and adapted into the film Jackie Brown (1997) by director Quentin Tarantino. Set in West Palm Beach and Miami, FL, Rum Punch follows Jackie ...

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