Eragon is the first book to the Inheritance series by Christopher Paolini. The book focuses on 15-year-old farm boy Eragon, who thinks farming is all he’s ever going to be able to do. Until one day when he finds a dragon egg. Later on when the egg hatches he’s paired up with a dragon. As events […]

This time, rather than highlighting some books, I’m just highlighting the author in general. Mr. King has too many books to choose from. Not that other authors don’t, I just can’t choose. Stephen King is best known for his works of horror and psychological thriller/horror. With works such as Cujo, a story about a dog […]

Goosebumps is a series originally written by R.L. Stine, a man frequently called the “Stephen King of children’s literature”. While he does have other books and series out there, he’s most known for the Goosebumps books. Of the ones we have in our NIDL collection, The Werewolf of Fever Swamp is one I always recommend. Grady and […]

You’ve never seen a library like this. At least, I don’t think you have. The Unshelved books are collections of the comic strip by Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum. Bill is a cartoonist, Gene is a librarian, and they’ve been publishing this strip since 2002. And that information comes straight from the website   […]

The Baudelaire siblings, very close to their parents, find out suddenly that they’re now orphans. Violet, aged 14, is fantastic with gadgets. Klaus, aged 12, is a voracious reader and has wisdom far beyond his years because of such. Sunny, still an infant eating from a bottle, has dangerously sharp teeth and if she doesn’t […]

Young, urban vampires. Not Twilight. Sarcasm and romance. Christopher Moore brings it all in this book. Bite Me. There’s not a ton I can say about this story without giving some really cool things away. What I can say is this book is funny. It was the first of Moore’s work that I read and […]

Does anyone remember that movie Horns starring Daniel Radcliffe where he wakes up in a drunken stupor trying to forget that the love of his life is dead and the whole town blames him? Or the post I wrote about the book before the movie came out? I’m back on a Joe Hill kick, especially with his […]

The last book to the Divergent series, the movie was released in March and is coming to DVD in July! Unfamiliar with the series? Starting with Divergent you meet Beatrice Prior, age 16. On a chosen day each year every 16 year old goes in for a test, but it’s not a normal test like we […]

Until I started driving a lot more than I used to I didn’t think I could ever get into Audiobooks. This was one of the first series to prove me wrong on that. In Of Poseidon you meet Emma and her friend Chloe while they’re on vacation in Florida. Suddenly Emma runs right into this gorgeous […]

Ree Drummond (better known as The Pioneer Woman) is well-known for her cooking show and books, but something she’s not as well-known for involves the dog, Charlie. That’s right, Ree Drummond not only cooks, but she writes Children’s books too! On NIDL you can find some of the cookbooks as eBooks and some Charlie the Ranch […]