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GEPL Teens: “Guilty Pleasures”

We’ve all done it.  Mumbled something about what we’ve been reading or watching while carefully looking down and away from the person we’re talking to.  Explained hurriedly that we know it’s silly, but it’s a guilty pleasure, a way to

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter

Supernatural, it’s one of the main genres of books in teen fiction as well as one of my favorites, and having read a large amount about vampires, werewolves, witches and demi-gods I found a new  book series that is different

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GEPL Teens: Teens Review – 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Reviewer: Sabrina Book Title: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher Description: Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers thirteen cassette tapes recorded by Hannah

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GEPL Teens: Great Character Alert – Nyx Triskelion

While I’ve read a lot of books I’ve really enjoyed over the past few months, it’s been a while since I’ve wanted to write so much about a specific character (or in this case, since there’s an honorable mention, two

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GEPL Teens: Teens Write – Not Everyone Loves The Hunger Games

Upon reading the negatively written article (you can read it here), “What’s Wrong With The Hunger Games Is What No One Noticed,” I was disgusted by how much hatred the author of this review has for The Hunger Games. Evidently,

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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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