The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones To Be Made Into TV Series

Fans of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones might be excited to know the book series by Cassandra Clare is set to be made into a TV series. Some of you might remember the movie based upon the first book, City of Bones, which came out last August. Production is set to begin in 2015. Read more here!

Click here to find The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones novel by Cassandra Clare in RFPL’s online catalog.

A Monster Calls

Production has begun on the new movie A Monster Calls, based on Patrick Ness’s beloved children’s book. Liam Neeson has been cast in the role of the monster. Read the full article here!

In A Monster Calls, 12-year-old Conor escapes from the harsh reality of his mother’s cancer and his father’s absence by immersing himself in the world of make-believe. When a monster begins visiting him nightly, Conor must confront deeply buried feelings of pain and loss.

If you haven’t read the book yet, click here to view it in RFPL’s online catalog.

Movie News

Due to its success at the box office, plans are in the making for a Maze Runner sequel! The film is based on the popular YA dystopia novel by James Dashner. If you haven’t seen it yet, head to the movie theater this weekend! Read more by clicking here!

And if you haven’t read the book, check it out here!

Journey’s Pick: The Living

I read for a book project The Living by Matt De La Pena. All of the book is the work of fiction. WARNING: This book contains a lot of death. You might have tears and anger while reading the book. This book will make you read all night long. Keeping you literally at the edge of your seat. I recommend this book to people who like tons and tons of action and suspense. Drama lovers this is the perfect fit for you. SO…what are you doing? BORROW THE BOOK RIGHT NOW!!!

Click here to reserve The Living in the RFPL online catalog!

Paper Towns Now Has New Director

Attention John Green fans! Jake Schreier has been chosen to direct the upcoming movie Paper Towns, based on John Green’s popular novel. Read the full report here!

Reserve the book Paper Towns through RFPL’s online catalog by clicking here!

Seventh Son Movie Trailer

Fans of The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney will be happy to know a movie based on the book, titled Seventh Son, is set to be released in theaters in February 2015. Watch the latest trailer here!


Have an eBook device? Click here to check out the eBook version of The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch through Media on Demand!

New Middle School and Teen Books Headed to RFPL!

Need a good book? Check out the new Middle School and Teen books headed to the River Forest Public Library… just in time for school!

Click here to see a list of brand new teen and middle school books headed to the River Forest Public Library!  If you see a book you like, log in to your library account and place the book on hold. All you need to do is click the book title’s link and then click “Request” in the upper left of your screen. We’ll let you know as soon as your book arrives!

Click here to view some of the new books headed our way!

Here’s a sneak peek of some of the new books!

Call Me By My Name by John Ed Bradley

Growing up in Louisiana in the late 1960s, where segregation and prejudice still thrive, two high school football players, one white, one black, become friends, but some changes are too difficult to accept.


A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn

Marni, a young flower seller who has been living in exile, must choose between claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king wants her dead, and a life with the father she has never known–a wild dragon.

No Summit Out of Sight by Jordan Romero

“The story of Jordan Romero, who at the age of 13 became the youngest person ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest. At age 15, he reached the summits of the world’s 7 highest mountains”– Provided by publisher.

A Horse Called Hero by Sam Angus

Forced to leave London for a new home in the country after their father refuses to join the military during World War II, Wolfie and his brother, Dodo, bond with an orphaned foal that they risk their lives to rescue.

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