Wolf Reads #26

This week, some romance novels. The Time Traveller’s Wife Goodreads rating: 3.95 Henry has always been able to time travel. He’s never been able to control where he goes but it’s always someplace significant. For instance, he meets Clare, his future wife, when she was just a child. The result? Well, Clare knows about all…

Mother Tongue Book Donations

The Secondary School library is collecting books written in mother tongue languages to promote the reading of books in the languages found within the KIS school community. There are boxes placed in front of the library to collect your donations so be on the lookout for them. This is a House competition, and the House…

Wolf Reads #25

This week, some historical fiction books. A Thousand Splendid Suns Goodreads rating: 4.34 A Thousand Splendid Suns follows the story of two Afghani women, Mariam and Laila, who have to struggle against the repressions of the Taliban, an abusive husband and the fight for redemption. Hosseini is a very powerful author. The story he tells…

Wolf Reads #24

This week, some MUST READ fantasy series. The Chronicles of Prydain Goodreads rating: 4.0 Taran is an Assistant Pig-Keeper with a thirst for adventure. When his magical pig, Hen Wen, runs away, Taran finds himself caught up in an adventure of a lifetime. But perhaps home is really where the heart is. The Chronicles of…

Wolf Reads #23

This week, some superhero-related books. Nimona Goodreads rating: 4.2 All villains need sidekicks. That’s the logic Nimona uses to join Ballister Blackheart in his fight against the Institution of Law Enforcement. Their goal is to show the rest of the kingdom that Sir Goldenloin and the Institution aren’t the heroes they’re made out to be….

Library Genre Project

Here’s a message from Mr. Ben: Dear students and teachers,   Do you love science fiction? Perhaps you like a good mystery novel? Maybe you’re partial to a little romance? Whatever genre of novel you prefer, the Secondary Library has now made it easier for you to find books in the same genre. All you…

Wolf Reads #22

This week, some great stand-alone books. Where Things Come Back Goodreads rating: 3.81 It’s the summer before senior year. Seventeen-year-old Cullen Witter is an average teenager in an average town in Arkansas. Nothing exciting ever happens. Life in Arkansas is a dull ride and Cullen can’t wait to graduate and move on to a less…

Magazines for the Library

Do you love magazines? Is there a magazine you’re dying to have in our library? Well, here’s your chance! Simply fill up this form. It’ll only take a minute. Featured image from: http://www.ebizradio.com/people-buy-newspapers-magazines-for-news-stories-not-advertising-ebizradio-insight-nicolas-pompigne-mognard/

Books Into Movies Week

Which was better: the book or the film? Next week, five film adaptations will be shown after school in the library (one per day). You are welcome to bring snacks and drag your friends along too!

A Literary Lunch

We’re back with another Literary Lunch this Wednesday! Lunch can, as usual, be preordered and eaten in the library. There will also be baked goodies to munch on! So come join us this week. The doors are open to all who have even the slightest interest in books. However, the library will be closed for all…

Preview: Murder on the Orient Express

More than half a Century before Detective Conan and Sherlock Holmes, there was Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot. And there was a murder on the Orient Express. Midnight. The trained stopped in its track midst a snowdrift. . . . Murder. Such a sinful crime, the last thing anyone expected from the lavish train ride on…

Wolf Reads: NaNoWriMo

November is National Novel Writing Month! NaNoWriMo is an annual creative writing project which encourages authors of all ages to write 50K words in one month. Here are some books which started out as NaNoWriMo projects. Water for Elephants Goodreads rating: 4.07 When Jacob Jankowski jumps onboard a passing train, he is pulled into the…