Popular novelsDecember 13, 2016 – 11:05 pm

Popular novels

Lockhart and Moriarty author two of the most popular books this year.With the cold weather setting in, there s nothing better than curling up with a good book. As the year comes to a close we looked back to find the best reads of 2014. These are the most popular novels of 2014. This thrilling novel explores the lives of the Eastman family, and why teenager Cadence Sinclair Eastman can t remember what happened at her grandfather s lake house two summers…

Top novels for tweensDecember 5, 2016 – 10:41 pm

Top novels for tweens

Tween readers — those ages 9 to 12 — come to the teen section for a variety of reasons. In some cases, tweens are drawn to teen books because of popularity and media exposure. For example, many tweens request titles such as The Hunger Games and Twilight. Some tweens are avid readers of a particular genre and have exhausted the titles available to them in the children’s fiction section. The tweens at the library where I work are a good example. One…

Novel - the Sign for DrowningDecember 1, 2016 – 10:32 pm

Novel - the Sign for Drowning

The Drowning House by Elizabeth Black (Nan A. Talese; 288 pages; $25). “If there was a sign, I missed it” begins Elizabeth Black’s highly publicized debut, The Drowning House. Yea, if there was a sticker on the front of this book proclaiming it tired and tedious, I, too, missed it. Photographer Clare Porterfield has suffered a huge blow, and her hometown of Galveston has called her home. Clare battles some tough inner demons, as she grapples with…

Visual novels ProgramsNovember 11, 2016 – 10:15 pm

Visual novels Programs

I’ve mentioned before that I’m working on a visual novel maker in my spare time. At first the purpose was only to practice my programming skills and try to implement what I’ve learned while working at Ksatria. Lately I’ve been wondering what my competition really looks like. I know there are other engines out there and I became curious of how they work compared to my Novelty and other engines. From what I can tell there are no other visual editors…

Visual novels FlashOctober 26, 2016 – 09:38 pm

Visual novels Flash

Artist Academy: Memories Series Prologue: First Arc: If there are things you want to see on the third game, we re currently taking suggestions. If you have something to suggest, just comment on the journal below: always hit one snag after another TT_TT apparently, the file is so heavy that even deviantArt could upload it so now we have to resort to NewGrounds sorry for all the inconvenience TT-TT after all the pain and obstacle, its finally here…

YA novels About belongingOctober 15, 2016 – 03:26 pm

YA novels About belonging

There’s nothing better than a great book, except, of course, two great books. And even better than that is two books that belong together, and are just better experienced when read side by side. So in the spirit of helping you plan your reading weekend, here are 6 YAs that should be read one after the other. For the Social Media Addicted First:, by Lauren Myracle Then:, by Lindsey Leavitt For better or worse, entire social lives can now be carried…

YA novels About musicSeptember 29, 2016 – 02:31 pm

YA novels About music

We made you a literary mix tape because we have a huge crush on you. Inspired by PLAYLIST FOR THE DEAD, the debut novel by Michelle Falkoff, this list is comprised of YA books that heavily feature music and playlists. In PLAYLIST FOR THE DEAD, each chapter begins with a song from a tragic playlist, left behind as a suicide note, saying: listen and you’ll understand. But, the variety of this list reminds us that music can express a whole range of emotions—from…