Summer Reading 2014

Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

ghosts of georgia

This video is scary from begining to end.  When the ghosts show up in the daytime, no place is safe.  Unlike a lot of horror films, this one makes sense all the way through and ends logically.  It’s based on a true story so that makes it even better, or worse depending on your point of view.  I would recommend watching it and I will probably watch it again.  

If I Stay

May 10, 2013 by  

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by Amy Colegove, BCPL information specialist All I can say is, “Wow!”  As a consistent reader of young adult fiction I can honestly say I have never read a book as powerful as “If I Stay,” by Gayle Forman. It raises the question: Do we really have the option to decide if we live or die? How do we even begin to make that decision?  I’m not sure that I am capable of doing that now as an adult, much … Continue reading

Before I Go to Sleep

May 10, 2013 by  

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by Amanda Clark, BCPL adult programming supervisor Before I Go to Sleep is the first novel by British author S.J. Watson. I recently read it as part of the Novel-Tea Book Club (which meets at the Main Branch of Boyd County Public Library on the 4th Monday of each month at 1 p.m.) The book is billed as a psychological thriller. Since that’s not what I typically enjoy reading, I put it off until the last possible minute. In fact, … Continue reading

J.R. Ward’s Lover at Last

May 7, 2013 by  

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The long awaited 11th book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, Lover at Last, by J. R. Ward is now available. Lover at Last features the burgeoning love story between Quinn and Blay.  This is a first for Ward as she has not previously delved into the intricacies of same-sex relationships. Like all the Black Dagger Brotherhood books, there are some rather steamy intimate scenes as well as lots of Lesser fighting and action-movie style scenes. If you haven’t read … Continue reading

More music: Freegal Plus is here!

May 6, 2013 by  

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By Ben Nunley, BCPL circulation supervisor Everyone likes getting something for free, right? How about free music to enjoy on your computer, smartphone or mobile device? Boyd County Public Library can give you that. One of our newer offerings, Freegal Music, lets you download free music – up to three songs a week – and the music is yours to keep. No need to worry about due dates or late fees. Hot artists like Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Kenny Chesney and … Continue reading

Short & Sweet program

May 6, 2013 by  

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The Short & Sweet program at the Kyova Branch (second Thursday at 6 p.m.) has some great selections coming up! This is a fun and easy program to do … just pick up a copy of that month’s short literary selections at Kyova, or read them online, using the links posted here. At the program, join in a brief discussion of each selection, and then enjoy some sweets. We promise to wrap it up within an hour. We call it … Continue reading

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