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Book Hunters in Brief: Divergent

Book Hunters in Brief: DivergentYou loved Divergent by Veronica Roth. HCPL’s award-winning Book Hunters recommend these titles:
Blood Red Road by Moira Young. Why? Because if Saba lived in the world of Divergent, she would definitely be Dauntless....

Book Hunters in Brief: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Book Hunters Graphic: Diary of a Wimpy KidIf you’re a fan of Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Harris County Public Library’s Book Hunters recommend:

Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce.
Why? This is also a hybrid of text and comics featuring a middle school student.
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Book Hunters in Brief: James McBride's Good Lord Bird

BH in Brief 10 - Good Lord BirdIf you loved James McBride's NBA-winning Good Lord Bird, we recommend these:

Cloudsplitter by Russell Banks - Another fictional approach to John Brown narrated by his young son.

Kids Titles - Try Something New

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Third WheelHas your kid read every Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Percy Jackson and the Olympians title?  Worse yet, is he or she on a long waiting list for the next one?  If your child is chomping at the bit waiting for the next “must read” title out there, why not take the opportunity to discover a new author or series you haven’t tried before?...

While You're Waiting . . .

 

Still on the request list for ‘The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest’ or ‘The Help’?  Or did you already read and really enjoy them?  Then check out our Bestseller Readalikes display at the Maud Marks Branch Library!  We update this popular display according to the top twenty books on the New York Times Bestseller list.  Stop by and take a look!

  

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Waiting for a Bestseller?

Are you #665 on the waiting list for the latest bestseller? Think of it as an opportunity to introduce yourself to a book or, if you’re really lucky, an entire series you haven’t tried before....
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