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Events for Tuesday August 26, 2014


Friends Book Sale

Friends Book Sale


Tuesday August 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.


Book Launch

Book Launch for A Little Something Different


Tuesday August 26, 2014
7:00 PM
Please join us as we celebrate the official release of A Little Something Different by ‘our own’ librarian and author Sandy Hall! In the spring, our Young Adult Librarian, Sandy Hall, was tapped to publish her first book, A Little Something Different, about a girl named Lea and a guy named Gabe and how they just don’t seem to be able to connect romantically. The book is published through Swoon Reads, a new crowdsourced teen romance imprint of Macmillian Publishing. Read about Sandy in the New York Times.


They selected her manuscript from the nearly 200 that were accessible on their website. Sandy uploaded her novel in November 2013 and within weeks the manuscript received ‘five hearts’ from Swoon Reads community of users online who read the draft. The manuscript rose to the attention of the editors at Swoon Reads, who contacted Sandy and inked a deal to publish the novel. 

Since its launch on September 30, 2013, Swoon Reads has grown to include readers and writers from across the world who submit, read, and comment on manuscripts that capture the intensity and excitement of teen love. More than an imprint, Swoon Reads is a community whose members are involved in every step of the publishing process, from the initial discovery of the manuscript to the marketing and publicizing of the finished book.

Now, the published version of the book is complete and the Library is hosting the book launch on Tuesday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m., the official release date for the book. Copies of the book will be for sale and Sandy will be on hand to greet friends and patrons and sign any copies. A Little Something Different is an irresistible and original romance between two college students as told from fourteen different viewpoints, including a squirrel and a park bench! Please join us in celebrating Sandy’s first book.

Light refreshments will be served.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

Photo of Sandy HallBio

Sandy Hall is a teen librarian at the Morristown & Morris Township Library and was born and raised in New Jersey. She has a BA in Communication and a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. When not writing, or teen librarian-ing, Sandy enjoys reading, slot machines, marathoning TV shows, and long scrolls through Tumblr. A Little Something Different is her first novel.
 


Let's Spend the Night Together

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club


Tuesday August 26, 2014
7:00 PM
Please join us for our new evening book club as we discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

Don Tillman, a profesor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, starting with a questionnaire that has to be adjusted a little as he goes along. Then he meets Rosie, who is everything he's not looking for in a wife, but she ends up his friend as he helps her try and find her biological father.


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