Monthly Archives: August 2014

Weekend Book Giveaway: Lies My Girlfriend Told Me

Tired of fluffy summer reading?  Looking for a “compelling novel about trust, romance, and loss”?  Something serious you can sink your teeth into, and that will bring out the feels?  Look no further, this week we are giving away a nice brand new hardback copy of Lies My Girlfriend Told Me by Julie Anne Peters […]

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Voting now open for YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten

Voting is now open for YALSA’s annual Teens’s Top Ten list, where YOU let everyone know which books you liked best.  Sno-Isel owns all 25 titles, and you can reserve them here: 2014 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten Nominees.  Voting ends October 18th, so still plenty of time to read!  (Too many holds?  Be sure to […]

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Librarians’ Choice Award goes to…

Congratulations to Pavi C. an 11th grader from Edmonds who won this year’s Librarian’s Choice book review award for their delightful review of The Golem and the Jinni! Rating: 4 Stars The Golem and the Jinni , By Helene Becker Description: A woman molded from clay to serve as her master’s wife and slave. A […]

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Trailer Tuesday: All that Glows

Trailer Tuesday: All That Glows by Ryan Graudin (Source:

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Infamous Insider – What’s New in Nonfiction?

We’ve always got a steady stream of new books coming into the Sno-Isle collection – this week I’m going to highlight a few of our latest nonfiction offerings.  If you like reading about real-life people and places, art, or animals then I’m sure you’ll find something interesting here! Wild Ocean: sharks, whales, rays and other […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Monument 14 – Savage Drift

Ok then…it is really time for our Weekend Book Giveaway!  This week it is a beautiful hardbound copy of the latest book in the Monument 14 series by Emmy Laybourne: Savage Drift. From the publisher: It’s over. Dean, Alex, and the other survivors of the Monument 14 have escaped the disaster zone and made it […]

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How many magic tricks do you know?

Me, I don’t know any, so I was super impressed to see this video: That is one thing I love about the library: anytime I feel I am lacking in knowledge, the library has something I can check out that will give me more.  Here are some good looking books and DVDs that might help […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Tremor

Tremor by Patrick Carmen -Jackie @ Lynnwood Library (Source:

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Official Scavenganza Scores

And now…the moment you have all been waiting for (drum roll please)… Congratulations to The Flying Chipmunks Who Like Pinecones! This one was a nail-biter right down to the end.  The final two teams were so close…but the Chipmunks took part in every single challenge, and Dragon Army skipped three.  So excruciatingly close! But don’t […]

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This Week’s Book Giveaway: Six Feet Over It

The Scavenganza has taken over our blog and Teen Services world this last month, so I apologize for being late (two weeks in a row even *shamefaced*) with the Weekend Book Giveway. This week’s book is Six Feet Over It by local author Jennifer Longo. From the publisher: Leigh sells graves for her family-owned cemetery […]

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