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GEPL Teens: What I Just Read – Ask the Passengers

Sometimes you hear about an author over and over again and for some reason are never inspired to pick up their books until much later.  I find that usually when I do this, I regret how long it took me

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GEPL Teens: When Things End Badly

When a great book – or especially a great series – ends, it is always difficult in a way.  Even when we go back and re-read or re-watch a favorite, it will never be the same as reading or viewing

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GEPL Teens: Fictional BFFs Round Two

Once again, I’ve been losing myself in books, and fantasizing about days spent in the company of my fictional BFFs.  Now, my fictional best friends are much more numerous than my real life best friends.  Mostly because ultimately, these friendships

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GEPL Teens: That One Night

As the weather has been reminding us lately, sometimes things can change really fast.  One day it can be eighty degrees and sunny, the next it can be 40 degrees and rainy.  And the same sudden changes can happen in

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GEPL Teens: What I’m Reading Now – When I Was the Greatest

Earlier this year, I went to a library conference where I was lucky enough to meet a lot of wonderful young adult authors.  One of the brand new authors I had a chance to meet was Jason Reynolds, whose first

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GEPL Teens: Summer Reading Starts Today!

I’ve been talking about it for weeks, but today it’s finally upon us – summer reading is starting at GEPL!  I know you’re still worried about finals and graduation, but summer reading is going to be awesome, and you may

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GEPL Teens: Animals Beastly & Beloved

As you know (because I won’t stop talking about it) GEPL’s summer reading program is about to start.  This year, our theme is Read to Rescue.  Thanks to a pledge from the Friends of the Library, you can help us

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GEPL Teens: Finding New Reads

With summer reading coming up, we hope you’re going to be doing lots of reading.  After all, reading is how you’ll get your t-shirts and gift cards, and score your chance for some sweet Ticketmaster gift cards.  But deciding what

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GEPL Teens: May!!!

It’s MAY you guys!  Is it just me, or did this month take forever to get here?  Granted, the rainy, chilly weather doesn’t feel much like May, but I have high hopes for the month.  May is clearly the best

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GEPL Teens: What I’m Reading Now – The Selection

So after hearing from a couple of teens here at the library about this book, I decided to check out today’s “What I’m Reading Now” choice! What I’m Reading Now: The Selection by Kiera Cass What’s It About (Jacket Description):

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