Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Narrators of the Year

Publisher's Weekly has proclaimed Scott Brick as Narrator of the Year for their Best Audio Awards 2006. Brick, who has narrated over 300 audiobooks, was acclaimed for his performance on "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote.

The library has over 80 books narrated by Scott Brick in the collection, including an audio cassette version of the Capote classic. He also narrated many of the Dune Series plus works by Nelson DeMille, Orson Scott Card and Brad Meltzer.

For a complete list of titles available narrated by Scott Brick, in both audio cassette and audio CD formats, see
Scott Brick

Tim Curry was awarded the Children's Narrator of the Year,for narration of the Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End by Lemony Snicket, in 2006, among other titles.

For a list of 30 titles narrated by him , check
Tim Curry in the catalog.

For more information, go to www.publishersweekly.com/bestaudio2006

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Twilight Zone Stories to creep you out

With full cast, music and sound effects, these radio dramas capture the eerieness of the classic Twilight Zone shows of Rod Serling.
Based on original scripts from the 1959-1965 television series, Stacy Keach takes on the role of introducting the stories.
Each volume includes 10 nightmarish, amusing, or just plain weird tales, presented for your consideration by familiar celebrity voices such as Jason Alexander, Jane Seymour, Lou Diamond Phillips, Blair Underwood and Bruno Kirby among others. Copies are available at both the Warrenton and Bealeton branches.

For more information, click Twilight Zone Radio Dramas

Thursday, February 08, 2007

New Magazines now at the library

The library has over 250 magazines available for browsing, with back issues that can be checked out.

New to the collection in 2007:

The Bark
Contemporary dog culture, focusing on the human-canine bond. Available at the Bealeton and Marshall branches.

Consumer Reports on Health
Newletter format, features up-to-date information on nutrition, medicine , diet and health care. Available at the Warrenton branch.

Everyday with Rachel Ray
Monthly menu plans, travel features, home design and Rachel's popular 30-minute recipes.
Available at all three branches.

Fantasy and Science Fiction
Short stories and novellas, reviews of new and upcoming fantasy and SF fiction. Available at the Bealeton branch.

GRIT: American life & traditions
Accounts of life on the farm, in the woods. Features on raising animals. A magazine for families with a positive viewpoint. Available at the Bealeton branch.

Celebrity profiles, fashion and beauty advice, home design features.
Available at the Bealeton branch.

PC Photo
Focuses on amateur digital photography and the latest technologies. Provides equipment reviews, how-to articles. Available at the Bealeton branch.

Tropical Fish Hobbyist
The title says it all. Available at the Warrenton branch.