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The Story of Owen by E. K. Johnston

After famed dragon slayer, Lottie Thorskard, is injured on the job she takes early retirement and moves to the small town of Trondheim to escape her notoriety and the big city. She brings her partner Hannah, and nephew Owen, whose … Continue reading

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If I Stay by Gayle Forman

A snow day for Mia means a family car trip to the farm to see the grandparents. But they never make it there. It happens in the blink of the eye and life changes for Mia. She now lies in the hospital … Continue reading

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Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman

Eighty Days is about two young women who went around the world in 1889 in opposite directions.   Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland both traveled alone and were trying to bet the fictional hero Phileas Fogg from the Jules Vernes book … Continue reading

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Relish by Lucy Knisley

Relish is a memoir done as a graphic novel (that is, a story told through pictures and text). Lucy’s life includes divorced parents, moving a lot and the food that was always there to comfort her. Lucy grew up with … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Guide to The Best KIDS COMICS by Scott Robbins

Do you love comic books? Do your kids like to read “Graphic Novels”?  This guide will help with understanding what different kinds of comic books there are for all readers. The first chapter explains how to use the book. The … Continue reading

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Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

Sophie Mercer is just your average teenage witch who always gets in trouble.  She has been kicked out of high school again but this time there is no going back. Her mother has decided to send Sophie away to Hex … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers Exposed by Robert Greenwald (DVD)

This Robert Greenwald documentary of the Koch Brothers, Charles and David, is very much an attack on the conservative billionaires.  The accusations from Greenwald are from his very liberal political views. The Koch Industries help to finance Americans for Prosperity, … Continue reading

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Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Do you ever wonder what would happen if several teenage beauty contestants crashed on a seemingly deserted island? This book is about survival:  Can a bunch of pretty teenagers work together or will they die trying?  Then there are the … Continue reading

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Murder on the Half Shelf by Lorna Barrett

The setting is Stoneham, N. H., where bookstores line the street. This cozy mystery is about Tricia, who owns a bookstore called Haven’t Got a Clue, and she stumbles upon a body when staying a free night at the new … Continue reading

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Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill

Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill Some Girls Bite, by Chloe Neill is not a Twilight read alike but a humorous, action packed, paranormal romance.  Merit  is just a student working on her graduate degree and living with her roommate. … Continue reading

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