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Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

Who remembers Veronica Mars? Well Veronica Mars is an American television series created by screenwriter Rob Thomas. The series is set in the fictional town of Neptune, California, and stars Kristen Bell as the title character. The series premiered on September 22, 2004, and ended on May 22, 2007 much to a lot of fans dismay.

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YA Book Series

There are many Young Adult series out there and I don’t know about you but I haven’t been able to touch even half of them. They range from different genres and at this stage of the game I’m to far behind. But that’s not to say I’ve tried my best to keep up with the trends. But what about the series that don’t get a look in. Are they just as good as the popular ones out there. Who’s to say because let’s be honest we all have different tastes and wouldn’t the world be a dull place if we all liked exactly the same things. So I’ve put a list of some of the popular and not so popular series going around the last few years.

Harry Potter Series, JK Rowling

The Harry Potter series has been hailed as “one for the ages” by Stephen King and “a spellbinding saga’ by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the “fastest selling book in history.”

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Divergent Movie

So Divergent Movie will be out by the end of the month. March 21st is the big day and I don’t know about everyone else but I’m Soooooooo EXCITED! The books where fantastic and I’d recommend you pick the first one up before you go see the film. You can reserve online here.

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Dan Wells is just about to release this book Ruins. Ruins is the third and final book the in the Partials trilogy. I don’t know about you but I can’t wait to dive into Ruins.  And to get us in the mood we have an interview, to let us into the mind of Dan Wells.

Why did you decide to have your main Character as a Female?
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Upcoming YA 2014 Releases

Upcoming YA 2014 Releases

 Right so this year brings some great new series and also some great new books from authors we love and adore. I myself am very excited about some of the new releases this year don’t know about any of you fine folk out there.

The first one I’m going to mention is the third and final edition to the Partials series by Dan Wells WOW so excited for this one! And Can I just say Fab cover…

Ruins By Dan Wells

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Books to Movies 2014

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

 

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As part of our annual Red Line Book Festival South Dublin Libraries is proud to present two events for teenagers.

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Talking Fantasy with author Alex Barclay

Friday 18th October at 10.30am

Loose End Studio at The Civic Theatre Tallaght (class visit)

The Curse of the Kings is a book filled with adventure, bravery, mystery, riddles, quests, hybrid beasts and secrets. Come along and meet Alex Barclay, the mind behind this wonderful fantasy world which has been likened to Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

Booking at Civic Theatre Box Office: 014627477 or boxoffice@civictheatre.ie

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Get Graphic: Stephen Mooney, Leeann Hamilton and Nick Roche

Friday 18th October at 8.15pm

Loose End Studio at the Civic Theatre Tallaght (admission €8)

Join leading graphic novel creators Stephen Mooney, Leeann Hamilton and Nick Roche as they guide you through the creation and execution of a typical graphic novel. They will have original artwork with them and will answer any questions about working in this exciting field. An event not to be missed for graphic novel fans!

Booking at Civic Theatre Box Office: 014627477 or boxoffice@civictheatre.ie, admission €8

Check out the Red Line Book Festival Blog for more fantastic events.

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