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Fat Vampire - Asshole

YOU ARE READING<p>Fat Vampire<p>When overweight treadmill salesman Reginald Baskin finally meets a co-worker who doesn't make fun of him, it's just his own …

Thirteen Reasons Why

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Asher<p><b>THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER</b><p><b>**THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL, NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES**</b><br>“Eerie, beautiful, and devastating.” —<i>Chicago Tribune</i><br>“A stealthy hit with staying power. . . . thriller-like pacing.” —<i>The New York Times</i><br>“<i>Thirteen Reasons Why</i> will leave …

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

• <b>Author:</b> Ransom Riggs<p><b>The #1 New York Times Best Seller is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samuel L. Jackson, and Judi Dench.</b> <b></b><b><br>Bonus features</b><b><br>• Q&A with author Ransom Riggs</b><b><br>• Eight pages of color stills from the film</b><b><br>• Sneak</b> …

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt - review

There is a box of crayons that belongs to a boy called Duncan. One day Duncan gets letters from his crayons telling him that they are sick of either being used too much or not enough.<p>The blue crayon's was the best letter because he is used the most and is all small and stubby!<p>This story made me …

'Man-Eating Super Wolves' Episode Prompts Public Outcry Against Animal Planet

Wolves have been facing a barrage of undue negative publicity lately, from being stripped of federal protection to being prized in glorified …

Paper Towns

• <b>Author:</b> John Green<p><b><br>Winner of the Edgar Award<br>The #1 New York Times Bestseller<br>Publishers Weekly and USA Today Bestseller</b><p>Millions of Copies Sold<p><b>Q</b>uentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificent Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his …

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

• <b>Author:</b> Jenny Han<p><b>SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!</b><p>Lara Jean’s love life gets complicated in this <i>New York Times</i> bestselling “lovely, lighthearted romance” (<i>SLJ</i>) from the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series.<p>What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt …

9 Ways Book Tech Changes the Future of Books and How We Read

<i>This post written by Kelly Gallucci and Natalie Zutter, originally appeared at Bookish.</i><p>Ebooks are the future of books, but what about the future of …

Bad for You

• <b>Author:</b> Abbi Glines<p>Innocence isn’t meant for the addictive…The next sultry affair in the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Sea Breeze Collection by Abbi Glines is unstoppably steamy.<p>Addiction is part of Krit Corbin’s nature—and women have always been his favorite obsession.But that’s the life of a lead …

The Spectacular Now

• <b>Author:</b> Tim Tharp<p>This National Book Award Finalist is now a major motion picture -- one of the most buzzed-about films at Sundance 2013, starring Shailene Woodley (star of <i>The Fault in our Stars</i> and <i>Divergent</i>) and Miles Teller (star of <i>Whiplash</i>).<p>SUTTER KEELY. HE’S the guy you want at your party. He’ll …

Divergent

• <b>Author:</b> Veronica Roth<p>This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions …

Incredibly Close Details of Creatures Below the Sea

Along with his beautiful glowing portraits of a bobtail squid, underwater photographer Todd Bretl has been hard at work documenting the amazing world that exists below the surface of the sea. His extensive collection of up-close and personal portraits will have everyone quickly falling in love with …

25 Magnificent Pictures of LIONS

<b>Photograph by Natalie Manuel</b><p>The mighty lion is the second largest cat in the world (tigers are the biggest), with some males weighing more than 550 …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #11

Human Journey<p>Explore the wilderness with us… This week we share the “golden wilderness”! The rich colors and textures of the wild can never be replaced or surpassed. Within the next 10-15 years we will see the last-remaining wilderness area on earth dominated by the demands of growing human …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

Pride of the Savannah. Only that it is taken in Wiltshire.

Ancient predator

His Majesty, the Tiger

Marvelous Giraffe Photography

There are many beloved animals in the wild, like koalas, deers and monkeys, but there's one more I'd like to show some love today: giraffe! This …

Animals

Top Storylines of New Jersey Devils' 2013-14 Training Camp

The New Jersey Devils will open their training camp for the 2013-14 season this week. A tumultuous summer that saw the Devils acquire exciting new talents and lose out on others has guaranteed a multitude of storylines as camp moves along.<p>On many levels, this New Jersey team will look very …

5 New Jersey Devils to Watch as Training Camp Begins

Few organizations in professional sports have been forced to endure the gauntlet of controversy, pain and betrayal the New Jersey Devils have over the past 14 months.<p>First, there was the bitter defection of Zach Parise to the Minnesota Wild in July 2012. Then, barely a year later, the stunning …

Lost & Found

• <b>Author:</b> Nicole Williams<p>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!!! There's complicated. And there's Rowen Sterling.<p>After numbing pain for the past five years with boys, alcohol, and all-around apathy, she finds herself on a Greyhound bus to nowhere Montana the summer after she graduates high school. Her mom …

The Maze Runner

• <b>Author:</b> James Dashner<p>Soon to be a major motion picture starring Dylan O'Brien and Kaya Scodelario.<p>The first book in the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Maze Runner series—<i>The Maze Runner</i> is a modern classic, perfect for fans of <i>The Hunger Games</i> and <i>Divergent</i>.<p>When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing …

Author Francesca Lia Block has been quite busy lately, with her latest YA book, LOVE IN THE TIME OF GLOBAL WARMING, pubished in August and the paperback edition of THE ELEMENTALS to come out later this month. As an author who writes for both adults and young adults, the line between adult and YA literature can easily become blurred, especially if the protagonist is in her teens. In this blog post, Block explains how one story can appeal to both adults, new adults and teens.

Author Francesca Lia Block has been quite busy lately, with her latest YA book, LOVE IN THE TIME OF GLOBAL WARMING, pubished in August and the …

The Scorch Trials

• <b>Author:</b> James Dashner<p>Read the second book in the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Maze Runner series that is soon to be a motion picture, hitting theaters September 18, 2015, and is perfect for fans of <i>The Hunger Games</i> and <i>Divergent</i>. The first book, <i>The Maze Runner</i>, is now a movie featuring the star of …

Angler Reels in Shark on Sullivan's Island

Friday encounter latest in a string of Shark scares.<p>A fisherman on Sullivan's Island beach reeled in a very large bull shark Friday. The post on …