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GEPL Teens: Welcome Freshmen!

Today, I’d like to take a moment from this blog’s busy “raving about great books” schedule to say hello to all the recently graduated eighth graders who are now officially part of GEPL’s Teen Scene and teen programming.  Hi freshmen!

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Reviewer: Sabrina Book Title: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Description: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when

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GEPL Teens: What I’m Reading Now – Anna and the French Kiss

Once again, I’m immersed in the joys of both trying new things and audiobooks, which have combined for today’s What I’m Reading Now post! What I’m Reading Now: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins What’s It About (Jacket

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Epistolary Novels Display

Whether we’re on vacation, away at summer camp, or heading off to college in the fall, summer is the time when we are constantly texting, writing, and emailing our closest friends and family to keep in touch. Whether it’s a

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GEPL Teens: Fangirling about Fangirl

It’s possible that I’ve mentioned (once or twice…or over and over…) my love for and obsession with Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.  Yes, it’s true – I’m a fangirl for Fangirl.  This is a book that literally left me dreaming about

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Reviewer: Sabrina Book Title: Unwind by Neal Shusterman Description: Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age

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GEPL Teens: Books to Fuel Your World Cup Fever

The World Cup is in full swing, and even though the U.S. has been eliminated (boo!) after surprising everyone by making it out of the group stages (yay!), it’s still an exciting time in sports.  Even people who normally don’t

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Books and Musicals

With summer getting into full swing, some of us may find ourselves humming tunes like “Summer Nights” from Grease and “Our Last Summer” from Mamma Mia! or, for those hardcore theatre geeks, “Too Darn Hot” from Kiss me, Kate and

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GEPL Teens: Book Speed Dating

While there is still a whole lazy summer stretching ahead, I know many of you already have plans for your summer break.  And I suspect that in those plans, there’s a lot of space for books – long car rides

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GEPL Teens: What To Do Post-Finals

Finals have been over for a week now, and it’s finally starting to hit everyone – summer is here!  Before you reach the state of summer boredom that some people eventually get to, we here at the library have a

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