Hal and his fellow Herons have returned home to Skandia after defeating the pirate captain Zavac and reclaiming Skandia's most prized artifact, the Andomal. (Read more...)
With their honor restored, the Herons turn to a new mission: tracking down an old rival turned bitter enemy. Tursgud, leader of the Shark Brotherband and Hal's constant opponent, has turned from a bullying youth into a pirate and slave trader. After Tursgud captures twelve Araluen villagers to sell as slaves, the Heron crew sails into action, with the help of one of Araluen's finest Rangers.
In this fourth book in the Brotherband Chronicles, a new battle unfolds as old rivalries are renewed, peace treaties are put to the test, and the action builds to a pulse-pounding finale.
This is the story of four puppies: Fi-Fi, Foo-Foo, Ooh-La-La, and Gaston. (Read more...)
Gaston works the hardest at his lessons on how to be a proper pooch. He sips, never slobbers! He yips, never yaps! He walks with grace, never races! Gaston fits right in with his poodle sisters.
But a chance encounter with a bulldog family in the park (Rocky, Ricky, Bruno, and Antoinette) reveals there's been a mix-up, and so Gaston and Antoinette switch places. The new families look right, but they don't feel right. Can these puppies follow their noses and their hearts to find where they belong?
In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course. (Read more...)
As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight (but she doesn't), and she knows her parents are perpetrating a sham when they arrange her marriage to secure an alliance with a neighboring kingdom, to a prince she has never met.
On the morning of her wedding, Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, hopeful when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive, unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets, even as she finds herself falling in love.
fantastical exploration of mechanical contrivances, including working Victorian contraptions, gear and clockwork mechanisms, and incredible fictional adventures. (Read More.)For ages 12-18. Registration is required. Call or stop by the library to sign up. Thu, Jul 31st, 6:30-7:30pm.
Book of the Monthwill be. Thu, Aug 7th at 6:30pm and Thu, Sep 4th at 6:30pm.