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17

Nov

Need

Joelle Charbonneau

11/17/2015 - 6:30pm

Sequoya Library

“No one gets something for nothing. We all should know better.”
 
Teenagers at Wisconsin’s Nottawa High School are drawn deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need . . . regardless of the consequences. Soon the site turns sinister, with simple pranks escalating to malicious crimes. The body count rises. In this chilling YA thriller, the author of the best-selling Testing trilogy examines not only the dark side of social media, but the dark side of human nature.

Need -  - <span class="date-display-single">11/17/2015 - 6:30pm</span>

26

Jun

A Beach Tail

Karen Lynn Williams

06/26/2015 - 10:00am

Sequoya Library

Gregory and his father are spending a day at the beach. When Greg finds a stick and draws a lion in the sand, they name him Sandy Lion. "Don't go in the water, and don't leave Sandy," Dad says. Greg follows his father's advice. But he still manages to travel down the beach quite a way before he realizes he can no longer see the blue umbrella where Dad has settled on the dolphin towel.
 
Swish Swoosh! Greg's journey takes him past such landmarks as a jellyfish, a sandcastle, a ghost crab hole and more. How will he find his way back to Dad? Fortunately, he has his stick and Sandy's tail with him the whole way.
 
This rhythmic text is paired with Floyd Cooper's brilliant illustrations, revealing the trip down the beach entirely from a child's point of view. The art and text show a gentle father-son bond and reassures young readers even as they share Greg's moment of worry.

A Beach Tail -  - <span class="date-display-single">06/26/2015 - 10:00am</span>

12

May

A Court of Thorns and Roses

Sarah J. Maas

05/12/2015 - 6:30pm

Sequoya Library - Event Room

Kick off Teen Summer Reading with a new series by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Sarah J. Maas.  Maas' Throne of Glass series has captured readers all over the world. Maas is an epic storyteller, spinning intricate tales of worlds in peril and the incredible characters who work to save them and now, in the first book in her new series, A Court of Thorns and Roses, she introduces a new world with equally captivating characters.

 

A Court of Thorns and Roses will entrance readers with the story of Feyre who wishes for a simple life, but after mistakenly killing a faerie, is dragged to a treacherous, magical land filled with terrifying creatures. One of those creatures is the faerie lord Tamlin—lethal, immortal, and beautiful, despite the mask that he and his court must wear indefinitely due to a mysterious curse. As Feyre dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility to a fiery passion. But when she discovers that an ancient, wicked shadow threatens to destroy both his world and hers, she must find a way to stop it…or doom Tamlin and lose him forever. 

 

A Court of Thorns and Roses -  - <span class="date-display-single">05/12/2015 - 6:30pm</span>

18

Sep

The Body in Bodega Bay

Betsy Draine

09/18/2014 - 7:00pm

Sequoya Library

In partnership with the UW-Madison Retirement Association and UW Press, the Wisconsin Book Festival presents an event with authors Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden.

 

Life in Bodega Bay on the rugged, foggy coast of northern California has been pretty quiet since Alfred Hitchcock filmed The Birds there. But antiques dealer Toby Sandler learns that his new business partner Charlie has been found dead on an abandoned boat in the harbor. When the local sheriff discovers that Charlie’s newly acquired Hitchcock artifacts and a painting of an angel are missing, he enlists Toby and his wife, Nora Barnes, an art historian, in the investigation.

 

The Body in Bodega Bay -  - <span class="date-display-single">09/18/2014 - 7:00pm</span>


201 W. Mifflin Street
Madison, WI 53703

 

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