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GEPL Teens: Delicious Reads

It’s time for me to be honest and tell the truth.  And the truth is this: I spend a significant portion of my life thinking about food.  I love eating, I love cooking, I even love just looking at and

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GEPL Teens: Spring Reads

Spring break is almost over, and alas, it’s back to the boring school grind.  Not only that, but it’s still not feeling like spring.  But as always, books can help!  These reads, set in spring (and in one case, starting

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GEPL Teens: Fictional BFFs

I have great friends.  I have best friends who are wonderful, brothers who are best friends, and a fantastic group of awesome people in my life.  That said, sometimes I just can’t help myself.  I read a book, and I

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GEPL Teens: What I’m Reading Now – Daughter of Smoke and Bone

I’m taking a break from award winners for a bit to read a good old-fashioned fantasy series, and it’s nice getting back into my usual wheelhouse for a bit! What I’m Reading Now: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini

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GEPL Teens: College Books

Spring is in the air – or at least we’re all pretending it is – and that means, for you college-bound seniors, the clock is ticking down to college.  Whether you made your decision months ago or are still weighing

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GEPL Teens: Why I Love… Singin’ in the Rain

Once again, I’m feeling the extreme love of something.  In this case, my favorite movie of all time, Singin’ in the Rain.  Before I even get started on why I love this particular movie, I should state for the record

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GEPL Teens: Divergent Party!

It’s true that even months later we’re all still recovering from the ending of Allegiant, and the ensuing feelings, but it’s time to move forward with our Divergent fandom.  It’s time to celebrate the release of the movie!  There’s so

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GEPL Teens: Trying New Things

Lately, I’ve been on a big realistic fiction kick, with a definite skew towards the romantic.  If it tells you anything, I’ve read three Sarah Dessen books in the last couple months, among many other things.  This is notable because

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GEPL Teens: What I’m Reading Now – Maggot Moon

Once again I’m reading an awards book – not the winner, but an “honor” book for the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature. What I’m Reading Now: Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner. What’s It About (Jacket

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GEPL Teens: S.T.E.A.M.punk

We’re still thinking S.T.E.A.M. here at GEPL (remember to come to our S.T.E.A.M. Fair tomorrow!), and this month I’m turning that into a whole display…in a manner of speaking.  This month’s display is Steampunk!  I’m still learning about Steampunk myself,

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