This is stephen's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following stephen's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
stephen
Recent Activity
Image
Our Summer Reads booklist is full of wild adventures. Take a trip inspired by the far east with some of these amazing titles Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at TPL Teens
Time to spice up our last week of summer programming with some music and dancing! Check out what's on this week at the library: Zumba for Teens Tuesday August 30, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Location: Malvern Funky Latin rhythms mixed with easy to follow moves create a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Reha at Albert Campbell (also check out all of Reha's other reviews on her blog) The Kiss Of Deception by Mary E. Pearson A princess must find her place in a reborn world. She flees on her wedding day. She steals ancient documents from the Chancellor's secret collection.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Fariha Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson I started reading The Well of Ascension the day after I finished The Final Empire and for a solid half hour I just looked at the book, read the summary and flipped through the pages because I was too pumped up... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at TPL Teens
Hey Vicky, congratulations on winning our song writing contest! We will be in touch shortly about your prize
1 reply
Image
Reviewed by Daniel Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling Well, I told you I was going to read the next harry potter after I had reviewed the last one. And now I am. I find that this book is more of a love story than an... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at TPL Teens
Reviewed by Belinda at Cedarbrae Anna Akana is a popular Youtuber who creates videos about struggles she faces in her life, such as the life-changing experience of her younger sister’s act of suicide and personal mental health issues, and how she has overcome them. She has created hundreds of vlogs,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Afrida The Neverland Wars by Audrey Greathouse Magic can do a lot—give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars, and… solve the budget crisis? That’s what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make it to Neverland to steal its magic and bring... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Ramsha at McGregor Park Bad Kitty by Michele Jaffe The book is naturally hilarious, between the adventures that Jas is going to through and her funny friends. The book is filled with quirky little adventures of a 17 year old Jasmine Callihan, who can’t stop getting into trouble.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir I have to admit, I’m the kind of person who judges books by their cover (which is really something everyone does subconsciously). When I saw An Ember in the Ashes last year in May, it wasn’t something I immediately wanted to read-... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Aidan at Northern District 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 –BLAST OFF! The spaceship is skyrocketing! And so has this bestseller’s number of raving reviews, with its repertoire including a movie director giving the ultimate compliment-creating a movie revolving around The Martian! Today, I’ll add to those reviews by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at TPL Teens
Hey Nusaiba, yes because we were a bit delayed in getting back to you I will accept your song today. Please have it in before midnight if you can Thanks
1 reply
Hey Nusaiba, sorry for the delay in getting back to you but parodies will be allowed for this contest!
1 reply
Image
And our winner is Stairwells - Heyitsvickay! Congratulations Vicky Are you a songwriter? Let’s hear it! All styles of music are welcome—with lyrics or without lyrics. Submit your original song for a chance to win B&O Beoplay H6 headphones. The song needs to be on YouTube or SoundCloud and we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at TPL Teens
18
Image
Our Summer Reads booklist is full of adventure. Begin your quest with one of these amazing Fantasy titles we have selected for you. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Fariha at Burrows Hall City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Get ready to be amazed, thrilled, scared, and amused! City of Bones will send chills right to your bones! Be friends with vampires, warlock, werewolves, and shadowhunters! Learn to be enemies with DEMONS!! All the legends are true! Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Emelie at Richview "Go go go Joseph" You'll wanna go go go see Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat. A funny feel good musical that will make people leave saying "why didn't I dream of this sooner?" It is a production in Downtown Toronto at the Lower Ossington Theatre... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Gracy at Bridlewood Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas Throne of glass is the first book in the Throne of Glass series written by Sarah J Maas. Throne of Glass is a high fantasy novel that tells the story of a kick-butt girl named Caleana Sardothien who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Aaron Rachel Brown at Bendale Recently, a book caught my eye at my local library. I was immediately intrigued by it, not because of any kind of plot description (the back of the book simply had reviews), but because of the lovely design on the front cover. It... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
New programs and Summer Edition Tech Week! Several branches are hosting Logics Academy this week for an hour long introduction to robotics. Come in and learn how to code and program your robot to participate in our Robot Dance Battle! Steeles: July 11 2-3pm Cedarbrae: July 12 2-3pm Pape/Danforth: July... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Carrie at Taylor Memorial Illuminae — Amie Kaufman. Do you know that feeling you get when you enter the book store? That calming sensation, the smell of books you’ve suddenly found yourself hungry for? It doesn't matter if it’s the library, or a local Indigo, you’re in your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Rayhan at Dawes Road More than This By Patrick Ness This book was pretty okay. The first about 180 pages I was turning like light speed and not in a good way. I loved the writing of his memories more than the writing of what he was doing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at TPL Teens
Reviewed by Catherine at Pleasant View Χαλεπά τά τρόμος. Beauty is terror. A Greek idea, about how extreme beauty goes hand in hand with quivering in fear of said beauty. Quite the name for a song playlist, nine of them in fact. Tags include "hauntingly beautiful", "orchestral", "epic", and "beautiful"... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Catherine at Pleasant View The second book in a series, The Well of Ascension continues off from Mistborn's cliffhanger; another war on the horizon. Wordsmithed by Brandon Sanderson, this series is set in a medieval like world, but that's where the similarity between most other fantasy books end.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at TPL Teens
Image
Reviewed by Olivia at Elmbrook Park The Remedy is a book with a deeply interesting concept. It will make you think about what it would be like to be in that very situation. The remedy is not a book to take lightly as are the other books written by Suzanne... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at TPL Teens