South Kingstown Public Library Teens

It’s coming…

They finally have released the Hunger Games teaser trailer…March 23, 2012 can’t come soon enough! Be sure to keep and eye out this spring for a special Hunger Games Library Event!

Be sure to check out the Capitol’s new Hunger Games website.

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Books to Movies-Beastly

Beastly starring Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Mary Kate Olsen and Alex Pettyfer comes out today! Based on the book of the same name by Alix Flinn, Beastly is an updated version of the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. Told from the point of view of the Beast, Flinn’s book tells the tale of Kyle Kingsbury, a popular but cruel high school student. After humiliating a girl at a school dance, a she reveals to him that she is a witch. She puts a curse on him, causing him to be as ugly on the outside as he is on the inside. She give him two years to figure out how to break the curse…after that, he will remain a beast forever.

While the plot is familiar, generally following the classic fairy tale, Flinn’s update takes place in modern day New York. From the trailer, it looks like details from the book were tweaked a little, but you be the judge!

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