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Beyond the Book – CINDER

Do you love to read? Want to discuss your favorite books with other book lovers? Join the teen book club at the Erlanger branch of KCPL! We meet the first Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. We discuss that month's book, share recommendations for other great books, and do creative writing or craft activities based on the book club choice for that month. There's something for everyone! For June we are reading Cinder, the first book in The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer.  Cinder is a retelling of the classic Cinderella story, set in a future in which cyborgs are shunned, a mysterious disease is killing not only the poor but the King of New Beijing, and strange Lunars threaten the world's safety. This popular series has taken the YA Lit world by storm and is a must-read for all romance and dystopian fans!  To find out more about the event, sign-up to attend, or find out how you can get a copy of the book (without a library card or being put on a wait list!) visit our website. 

Divergent Events

Each branch of the Kenton County Public Library is celebrating the new "Divergent" movie release! Check out the events below. Erlanger Divergent Faction Shirts Craft on Monday, March 3rd at 5:30pm: Take a quiz to determine your faction and make a t-shirt with your faction symbol on it! Please register at the event page.  Beyond the Book - Divergent - on Wednesday, May 5th at 5:30pm: Join our teen book club, Beyond the Book, for a discussion of Divergent and get recommendations for more great books! Durr Attend a Divergent Party on Thursday, March 20th at 6pm: Come celebrate with other fans at the library with all sorts of crafts, activities, and quizzes to help you pick a faction. Covington Book Bites - every Monday & Wednesday at 4pm: Read the book, "Divergent" while waiting for the movie release in our audio book club every Monday and Wednesday in the TeenSpace.  Each time you come, enter the raffle to win tickets to see the movie.   Looking for a copy of a Divergent series book to read? Click on the cover below to find out where copies are checked in, or to place a hold on a copy if they're all checked out. Divergent Hardcover eBook Insurgent Hardcover Insurgent eBook Allegiant - Hardcover Allegiant eBook

February Teen Books

2014 is going to be an amazing year for Young Adult Fiction! If you're ready for a great new book pick up one of our featured fiction novels below at your library, or click the cover to place a hold on a copy. Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross is a Morris Award Finalist. Sixteen-year-old Maude Pichon, a plain, impoverished girl in Belle Epoque Paris, is hired by Countess Dubern to make her headstrong daughter, Isabelle, look more beautiful by comparison but soon Maude is enmeshed in a tangle of love, friendship, and deception.      This was one of Eden Rassette's favorite books of 2013. Eden is the Teen Librarian at the Erlanger branch. Find Eden's review of This Song Will Save Your Life on Goodreads! Nearly a year after a failed suicide attempt, sixteen-year-old Elise discovers that she has the passion, and the talent, to be a disc jockey.   Madman's Daughter is the debut novel by Megan Shepherd. It's sequel, Her Dark Curiosity, was just released in January 2014.  In Madman's Daughter Dr. Moreau's daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father's island, only to encounter murder, medical horrors, and a love triangle.