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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 12, 2022 at 11:23 AM by Genesis Gaule
From books to film to tv shows, the annual San Diego Comic Con always has exciting news for fans of science fiction, fantasy, and comic books--and this year was no exception! So while you wait for the next Marvel blockbuster or want to dive deeper into the ever expanding world of Star Wars, the library has you covered.
Book-to-Screen adaptations were also announced! Here are the books on our shelves that will be coming to a screen near you:
by Amy M. Reeder & Brandon MontclareDisney+ | TV-Y7 | Winter 2022
After 13-year-old super-genius Lunella accidentally brings ten-ton T-Rex (Devil Dinosaur) into present-day New York City via a time vortex, the BFF duo works together to protect the city's Lower East Side from danger. // Junior Graphic Novel, Superheroes, Action // Also in e-book
by J.R.R. TolkienAmazon | TV-14 | September 2, 2022
Amazon's "Ring of Power" series, set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings', will follow characters both familiar and new as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth. // Epic Fantasy, Adventure
by Mark GreaneyNetflix | PG-13 | Now streaming
When a shadowy CIA agent uncovers damning agency secrets, he’s hunted across the globe by a sociopathic rogue operative who's put a bounty on his head. Starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans, this film adapts the first book of Greaney's The Gray Man series. // Fiction, Thriller
by Neil GaimanNetflix | TV-MA | Now streaming
After years of imprisonment, Morpheus—the King of Dreams—embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power. // Graphic Novel, Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror
Theatrical | Not Yet Rated | March 2023
Based on the popular role-playing game, this movie set in the campaign setting of the Forgotten Realms follows a charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a lost relic. Want to explore the Forgotten Realms before the movie drops? Read Starlight Enclave by R.A. Salvatore. // Fantasy, Adventure
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by Richelle MeadPeacock | TV-MA | September 15, 2022
In a world of privilege and glamour, two young women's friendship transcends their strikingly different classes as they prepare to complete their education and enter vampire society -- one as a powerful royal, the other a half-vampire guardian. // Fantasy, Drama
by Anne RiceAMC | TV-MA | September 18, 2022
In the year 2022, the vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac lives in Dubai and seeks to tell the story of his life or afterlife to renowned journalist Daniel Molloy. Focusing more on the gothic romance aspects of the story than the horror, this adaptation of the book shifts the book's timeline from 1791 to the New Orleans Storyville red light district right at the turn of the 20th century. // Fantasy, Horror, Drama
A slew of returning shows based on books were also announced! Including:
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on February 3, 2022 at 2:36 PM by Genesis Gaule
The countdown has begun. With ten seconds left on the clock, my adrenaline surges. With every second that passes I use all my concentration and energy into driving as fast as I can. In the last 3 seconds, my focus drowns out all sound. I have to beat her.
The buzzer sounds, and stars fill the screen. Darn it, I got second place again! My sister always beats me at Mario Kart!
Video games have the power to excite you, exercise your brain to come up with creative solutions, and escape from your everyday life. A study from Radboud University [PDF] has even shown that playing video games can help promote cognitive, social, and motivational health!
Whether you are into action role playing games like Xenoblade Chronicles, classics like Pokémon, or want to create your own paradise in Animal Crossing, we have games for everyone. Gone are the days of having to pay full price for a game you aren’t sure you want to commit to. Now you can save time and money by borrowing a game from the library. Come in and check out all the games available for the Nintendo Switch!
Have a suggestion for video games you would like to check out in the future? Let us know in person or via email!
Link has washed ashore on a mysterious island with strange and colorful inhabitants. To escape the island, Link must collect magical instruments across the land and awaken the Wind Fish. // 1 player // Action, Adventure // Rated E
The Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury game features the same great co-op gameplay, creative levels and power-ups as the original game, but with added improvements. // 1-4 players // Action, Platformer // Rated E
Luigi must explore the haunted Last Resort hotel with his all new Poltergeist G-OO to save his friends! // Action, Adventure // 1-8 players // Rated E
See all titles available in our catalog!
Tag(s): video games, Vanesa Gomez, recommendations, Nintendo, gaming