What’s Your Zodiac Sign?

Let’s talk about astrology and zodiac signs. Whether you’re a true astrologist that checks the planetary alignments and your horoscope regularly, or whether you enjoy dabbling in it and want to learn more, the library has books to pique your zodiac interests. 

index (2)Cat Zodiac: An Astrological Guide to Feline Mystique by Maeva Considine   

Do you wish that you could better understand your feline friends?  This book looks to the stars by examining the sun signs and diving into detail on how these signs offer insights on the life and personalities of your cat. 

 

index (3)Astrology 101: From Sun Signs to Moon Signs Your Guide to Astrology by Kathleen Sears 

The book offers a hands-on lesson on the zodiac signs, the stars, and the planets and how they potentially influence human behavior.  This book is filled with facts and easy to understand charts. 

index (4)Madame Clairevoyant’s Guide to the Stars: Astrology, Our Icons, and Our Selves by Claire Comstock-Gay

This book describes the planets as mirrors that show us the reflections of our personalities.  Discover the complicated, mystical, and wonderful wisdom of the stars. 

{14445292-2DFA-47BF-A648-7ECB0431CDB7}Img100Crystal Zodiac by Katie Huang 

This book combines crystals with astrology to show how different crystals work with different zodiac signs.  

 

{28B5842F-EECA-49BE-8523-55BC1E1E5463}Img100A Scheme of Heaven: The History of Astrology and the Search for Our Destiny in Data by Alexander Boxer 

In this book, the author examines astrology through historical texts. Part history and part analysis, if you’re interested in the planets and zodiac signs this take on the topic will fascinate you. 

lpg_9781512472257_270Astrological Signs by Elsie Olson

This fun book contains birth charts, horoscopes, and quizzes!

-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian 

International Horror

While my previous list covered English language horror, this one will focus on international horror films, featuring films from Korea, Italy, France and more. From zombies, to suspense, to the supernatural, these movies span the globe and unite us in our fear of the unknown. Check out the movies below, all conveniently available via Hoopla Digital! 

The Host – Korea

A family mourns the loss of a child that has been eaten by a hideous monster living in the local Han River…until they find that she is still alive and living inside the sewer! Bonus features include deleted scenes and a gag reel. From Bong Joon-ho, the Oscar winning director of Parasite.

Train to Busan – Korea

Train to Busan is a harrowing zombie horror-thriller that follows a group of terrified passengers fighting their way through a countrywide viral outbreak, trapped on a suspicion-filled, blood-drenched bullet train ride to the Safe Zone…which may or may not still be there.

Pulse – Japan

A group of young friends are rocked by the sudden suicide of one of their own and his subsequent ghostly reappearance in grainy computer and video images. More deaths follow as the world is slowly being drained of life.

High Tension – France

Marie and Alexia are classmates and best friends. Hoping to prepare for their college exams in peace and quiet, they decide to spend a weekend in the country at Alexia’s parents’ secluded farmhouse. Bun in the dead of the night, a stranger knocks on the front door. And with the first swing of his knife, the girls’ idyllic weekend turns into an endless night of horror…

Demons – Italy

A strange masked man offers tickets to a horror movie sneak preview at the mysterious Metropol cinema. When a patron is accidentally scratched by a prop displayed in the lobby, she transforms into a flesh-ripping demon. One by one, the audience members mutate into horrible creatures hell-bent on destroying the world. 

Tormented – Japan

Daigo doesn’t speak anymore. Not since he killed that rabbit on the playground at school. His sister, Kiriko, is worried. And their father is no help, trapped in his own grief and illustrating fantasy worlds where families are happily reunited and no one dies. Now Daigo is missing. He’s in danger, and Kiriko will have to follow him into a world of nightmares to discover the truth. From the legendary director of The Grudge.

Four Hands – German

20 years after witnessing their parents’ murder, sisters Jessica and Sophie discover the murders have been paroled, unleashing a vengeful spirit within Sophie.

Black Coal, Thin Ice – China

Two former cops start investigating the series of murders that tanked their careers when the killings begin again.

-Katie , Head of Adult Services & Acquisitions