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Five Good Reads: James O'Neill Houck

...awesome mix of magic adventure and nobility. I like how brave and noble King Arthur is. "Odd and the Frost Giants" by Neil Gaiman. A boy living in ancient Norway named Odd travels out into a nearby forest. He finds a bear, a fox and an eagle that...
New fiction flooding the libraries

...sort of existence entirely, one where reflections can be decoys and men can be wolves. Readers who live for the next Neil Gaiman book should give Bennett a try - his dark worlds, thoughtful characters, and word play are satisfyingly similar and...
New and recently published summer books

...Code" and "The Lost Symbol," must now decipher a Dante-inspired riddle."The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow). A middle-aged man returns home and sitting by a pond, remembers a strange encounter from his...
Local businesses award young readers at the public libraries

...age 12, won a gift pass from the Gold Town Nickelodeon Theatre.Book read: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.Why chosen: I love Neil Gaiman.Why finished: I couldn't put it down.Who else might like it: Imaginative kids ages 12 plus...
In the stacks

...order to save his sister and the remaining manor folk, he must set his vengeance aside. Part Lemony Snicket, part Neil Gaiman, but with Messner's own twist, this is a delightfully creepy, yet heartwarming story."Ice Island," by Sherry...
In the stacks: new adult fiction

...disturbing. Guran has collected contemporary authors whose stories carry the same aura about them. Look for stories by Neil Gaiman, China Mieville, Caitlin Kiernan, Cherie Priest, and many more. Can world domination be accomplished through...
New audiobooks for kids are in at the Juneau libraries

...Dench as Kanga), and many more wonderful stories for listening. "Odd and the Frost Giants," written and read by Neil Gaiman. Lose yourself in the story of Odd, a crippled twelve year-old Viking, who leaves home in the midst of a seemingly...
New crop of picture books awaits young readers at the local libraries

...warty, very snorty sort of hero and discovers that there's a book for everyone, even her. "Instructions," by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Charles Vess. Originally published as a poem, Gaiman's enigmatic words have been set to charming...
On the library shelves: New fiction

...these stories. Here, Ursula Le Guin rubs shoulders with Stephen King, James Tiptree, jr. with Roger Zelazny, and Neil Gaiman with Daniel Keyes for a satisfying range of hard science fiction and magical fantasy. Original publication dates range...
New at the library: Graphic novels

...white drawings enhance the moody strangeness of this first in a new series. "The Best American Comics," edited by Neil Gaiman, Jessica Abel, and Matt Madden. Gaiman, as this year's editor for the annual collection, argues that this is...


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