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Sep
25

Beat Procrastination: Tips to Galvanize your Writing

Everyone is busy. Everyone always has something they can find to do even if it is just surfing Instagram, taking out the trash or reading random Wikipedia articles. Unfortunately this means everyone is capable of procrastination when it comes to actually sitting down to write. For example, here’s a list of people who disappeared mysteriously. […]

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Sep
22

Booklovers Episode 10: Season of the Witch

To celebrate the changing of the seasons from summer into Pumpkin Spice Everything, Meghann and I talk books about witches. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong. After fifteen-year-old Chloe starts seeing ghosts and is sent to Lyle House, a mysterious group home for mentally disturbed teenagers, she soon discovers that neither Lyle House nor its inhabitants […]

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Sep
15

Booklovers Episode 9: Recently Enjoyed Books

Enjoy the banter as Andrea and Laura discuss books that they’ve recently read and enjoyed. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month so make sure you have a library card! Sign up online for an eCard. Our Suggestions The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman. Collin James is young, creative, and unhappy. A college dropout, he waits […]

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Sep
07

Booklovers Episode 8: Fairytales Retold

When you say “fairy tale,” most of us think of the Brothers Grimm or even Charles Perrault. They captured stories that had long oral traditions reaching back hundreds, even thousands of years. Recent research has scientists believing those traditions might stretch all the way back to the Bronze Age! Read more about the research. During […]

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Aug
31

Booklovers Episode 7: Young Adult Novels

This week, Andrea and Sam join Laura to talk about exciting new young adult novels. Not a young adult? No worries. These books are so well written and fun that you’ll enjoy them no matter age you are! Our Young Adult Suggestions The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee. Henry “Monty” Montague […]

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Aug
21

Adult Audiobooks for Young Adults

School is back in session and you’re looking for a book not on your assigned reading list, the library has you covered with a selection of adult audiobooks for young adults! Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson A story that depicts August and her three friends as the come of age in Brooklyn in the 1960s […]

By Andrea | Audio . books
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Aug
18

We Talk About Mysteries

This week we’re talking about mysteries. Specifically, mysteries that remind us of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl. We’re talking full on darkness, intricate plot twists and surprise endings. Subscribe to our Podcast Don’t miss an episode. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS Rate our podcast! Click on that iTunes button and give us […]

By Laura | Podcast
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Aug
15

7 Fabulous Ways to Repurpose an Old Book

 You’re a total booklover. You read books. Buy books. Check out books from the library. Do you have piles of old books stashed in the attic, garage or basement? The ones without covers. The ones that got dropped in a puddle or the bathtub. As a booklover, you hate to throw out a book but […]

By Laura | books
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