Winter Read - January 2013

Happy New Year!

Hello Visitor,

We hope you have been enjoying Winter Read so far and are experiencing a great 2013.

snowflakeJoin us on the Pioneer Library System Facebook page in January for our online book discussion.

We will be discussing Sir Author Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes in Adventure of the Dying Detective; Noble Bachelor; and His Last Bow. These are the stories that will be used for the BBC series Sherlock Season 3 premiering in 2013!


Are you looking for your next good book to get lost in? Try reading one of these books that has been turned into a recent movie. All of them are available form your hometown library.

movie poster for John Dies at the EndJohn Dies at the End
In theaters Jan. 25
(rated R)

John Dies at the End may be the story of John and David, a drug called soy sauce, and other-worldly beings invading the planet. Or, it may be the story of two beer-drinking friends who live in an unnamed Midwestern town and only think something horrific is going on. But the important thing is, according to the narrator, "None of this is my fault."

movie poster for Beautiful CreaturesBeautiful Creatures
In theaters Feb. 14
(rated PG-13)

In Kami Garcia and Margie Stohl's Beautiful Creatures, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.


movie poster for ParkerParker
In theaters Jan. 25
(rated R)

Based on the book Flashfire from the Parker thriller series by Richard Stark, Parker seeks revenge on the criminals who betrayed him as Melander and his gang head for Palm Beach to score a fortune in stolen jewelry.

movie poster for Warm BodiesWarm Bodies
In theaters Feb. 1 (rated PG-13)

In Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion, a zombie who yearns for a better life ends up falling in love with a human. R is a zombie. He has no memories, no identity, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He doesn't enjoy killing people; he enjoys riding escalators and listening to Frank Sinatra. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Not just another zombie novel, this is funny, scary, and deeply moving.


Debbie with her prize basketAt the end of December we had another random drawing for the first prize basket. Alex of Moore, won the basket filled with a fleece blanket, hot cocoa, and more.

You could be the next winner by logging the minutes or books you read this month. Everyone who logs his/her reading can be a winner. The January prize basket will be drawn at the end of the month.

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