Author Archive | Steve Saunders

Big Library Read: Oct 2015

Big Library Read: October 7 – 21, 2015

For the first time ever, OverDrive’s Big Library Read program is offering a choice of two titles: The Door in the Hedge by Robin McKinley and In the Shadows of Blackbirds by Cat Winters. Between October 7 and 21, 2015, both titles will be available with no holds and no wait lists. Download one or […]

"The Giving Season" illustration by Matt Faulkner

The Giving Season: Author / Illustrator Fair

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM If you’re an author / illustrator who would like to participate in this event, please download and complete the Author / Illustrator Application (pdf) and email it to Kate Kloor at  Please note: Participation is by application only and the Orion Library reserves the […]

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Oakland County Simplifies Family Emergency Planning

Via News Release: Oakland County Simplifies Family Emergency Planning Release Date: 8/31/2015 5:00 AM Contact: Bill Mullan, Media & Communications Officer Office Contact Phone: 248-858-1048 Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County is making it easy for families to develop an emergency preparedness plan during National Preparedness Month this September, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. […]

Someboday I Used to Know by David Bell

New July Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Somebody I Used To Know By David Bell Summary:  When Nick Hansen sees the young woman at the grocery store, his heart stops. She is the spitting image of his college girlfriend, Marissa Minor, who died in a campus house fire twenty years earlier. But when Nick tries to speak to her, she acts skittish […]

Monster Hunters by Tea Krulos

New July Nonfiction

Monster Hunters: On the Trail with Ghost Hunters, Bigfooters, Ufologists, and Other Paranormal Investigators By Tea Krulos Summary:  Do ghosts exist? What about the Bigfoot, or Skinwalkers? And how will we ever know? Journalist Tea Krulos spent over a year traveling nationwide to meet individuals who have made it their life’s passion to hunt down […]

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Discounted Michigan Renaissance Festival Tickets

The Library Network (TLN) is proud to present discounted tickets to the The 2015 Michigan Renaissance Festival.  The festival will be held on Weekends & Labor Day, August 22nd through October 4th, plus Festival Friday on October 2nd. To purchase discounted tickets, visit TLN’s Renaissance Ticket Portal.  The password is MRF2015, the promo code is […]

ONTV presents Orion @ Your Library

Orion @ Your Library – July 2015

In this month’s episode of Orion @ Your Library, you’ll hear about our upcoming author visits with Mark Crilley (Akiko) on Saturday, July 11 and Deb Pilutti (Ten Rules of Being a Superhero) on Saturday, July 25, some of the volunteer opportunities available for teens this summer, information about our ongoing Summer Reading Clubs for […]

Dawn Before Dawn by Breaking Benjamin

New June Music

Dark Before Dawn Breaking Benjamin Summary:  The first release from the platinum-selling band since 2009. The album includes ten songs and two instrumentals. Contents:  Dark — Failure — Angels Fall — Breaking the Silence — Hollow — Close to Heaven — Bury Me Alive — Never Again — The Great Divide — Ashes of Eden […]

Summerlong by Dean Bakopoulos

New June Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Summerlong By Dean Bakopoulos Summary:  The author of Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon and My American Unhappiness delivers his breakout novel: a deft and hilarious exploration of the simmering tensions beneath the surface of a contented marriage that explode in the bedrooms and backyards of a small town over the course of a […]


Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions

The Friends of the Orion Library’s third annual Passport to Spring Fundraiser was not only a fun evening but also their most financially successful Passport to Spring to date! Thank you to all who helped make Mexico: An Evening of Colors, Flavors and Traditions  such a success.