Monday, November 24, 2008

My picks for November

Fiction book: Stranger with my face by Lois Duncan

Laurie's friends have been telling her that she was at certain places on given dates- but she certainly was not there! Who could it be? Turns out Laurie has a twin sister she did not know until now! And what is this secret that her twin has- what could astral projection be all about?

Nonfiction book: Great Jobs for Environmental Studies Majors

Do you want to save our planet? There are many ways to make your love and concern for the environment into a career. From watershed ecologist to geologist to hydrological engineer to environmental health specialist and more! This book gives you all the resources you need in order to find out what is the best college major and career field to apply your ecological interest in.

Manga: La Corda D'Oro by Yuki Kure

Kahoko was a regular student in her academy- until she is granted a magical violin! Now she has qualified for her school's annual musical competition. What will she play now? How will she make it?

Anime: Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water

Nadia and Jean are orphans in Paris- Nadia is a circus performer from Africa and Jean a budding scientist. After Jean rescues Nadia from the Grandis Gang- who were pursuing the blue jewel that hangs on her neck- they end up with Captain Nemo and the crew of the Nautilus. Now Nadia and her new friends search for her family and her mysterious origins, and who knows what else awaits them! Based on Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.

Website: Anime Music Videos

Want to find that cool anime music video that you saw at an anime convention? Or perhaps you want to learn how to make one of your own. This website not only contains many AMVs from nearly every anime series out there- but also many tips, tutorials, and forums to assist you in creating a masterpiece

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