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Adult Book Club

"The Hopefuls" by Jennifer Close

Join us Thursday, March 23, 2017 to discuss March's Adult Book Club selection, The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close.

Beneath a Meth Moon

Teens and Adversity

Realistic fiction about young people in challenging situations

Books geared toward teens encompass a multitude of subjects that speak to their interests, upbringing, and personal experiences. In the real world, young people endure challenges that force them to overcome obstacles they have no control over, or from circumstances they contributed to. The proceeding realistic fiction highlights teenagers navigating adversity with an emphasis on behavioral reactions or coping mechanisms that create more harm than good.

The Eye of the World

Westeros Withdrawal

Fantasy Series to Read While You Wait for the Next 'Game of Thrones' Novel

Listen, not all authors can be Stephen King or James Patterson, churning out one, sometimes two, books a year. Some writers just need more time to get their stories down in print.

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'Victoria' by Daisy Goodwin

Begins Jan. 15 on WETA-26

Kensington Palace, June 1837. A young Princess Alexandria Victoria is told that her uncle, the King, is dead and she is now the Queen of England. Her reign begins in the new novel Victoria by Daisy Goodwin.

The Gift of Nothing

Priceless Gifts

Picture Books That Counter Consumer Culture

Parenting amidst a commercial culture can be stressful, especially if you value imaginative play, frugality, ecological awareness, and the development of empathy.

Tyrell

Tyrell

Teen Book Review and Summary

By COE BOOTH

"A Gambler's Anatomy" by Jonathan Lethem

Adult Book Club

"A Gambler's Anatomy" by Jonathan Lethem

Pick up a copy of Francis Gregory's Adult Book Club's December selection, A Gambler's Anatomy by Jonathan Lethem.

"The Fortunes" by Peter Ho Davies

Adult Book Club

"The Fortunes" by Peter Ho Davies

Pick up Francis Gregory's Adult Book Club's November selection, The Fortunes, by Peter Ho Davies.

Energy of Slaves

The Fossil Fuel Age and After

If a future historian were to map out the great expanse of human history over thousands of years, the fossil fuel age will have occupied a relatively small blip of time. During just several hundred years, humans will have squandered much of the fossil fuels formed over half a billion years. Yet, however brief this era we currently live in will be, many of us consider its way of life to be normal.

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2016 Teen Book Review Contest Winning Entries

Congratulations to the four winners of the 2016 Teen Book Review Contest! See below for their winning entries: Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash Essay by Destiny, Northeast Library an honest love story between two girls

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