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On the Ensemble Cast

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian Last week as I listened to Six of Crows (which is an excellent book and audiobook) I started noticing something. I was regularly googling fan art and fan casting for the characters in the book.

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Wattpad

By: Ally K., Teen Blogger Every day I open up my phone to see a little orange circle staring back at me in the upper left corner of my phone screen. It sits there right next to Netflix, which means

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What I Just Read – If I Was Your Girl

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian If there’s one thing I love more than reading a good book, it’s finding a book I would love anyways, and then loving it even more thanks to stellar narration on the audiobook. Today’s What

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College Essay Tips

By: Emma E., Teen Blogger If you are one of the millions of American teenagers entering their senior year, you are likely stressing about college applications. And if you are anything like me, the most intimidating part of a very

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What I’m Reading Now – Three Dark Crowns

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian Once again, I’ve lucked into an advanced copy of a much-anticipated new book, and I can assure you that with every sentence, I’m feeling luckier about this one. What I’m Reading Now: Three Dark Crowns

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TV vs. Movies (Take Four)

By: Melissa G., Teen Blogger Growing up in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries allowed me to be exposed to lots of different forms of entertainment. In particular, the compelling shows on the ever-present television in my house. Our generation grew

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Saying Goodbye to a Series

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian As you almost certainly don’t recall, just over two years ago, I wrote a “What I’m Reading Now” post about the Temeraire series by Naomi Novik. I raved about the series, which combines history, action,

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Enjoying the Application Process

By: Elizabeth A., Teen Blogger With the start of this school year, many teenagers are beginning their senior year of high school, which often brings up different thoughts and emotions. While some people are counting down the days until graduation,

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“Music People”

By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian A couple weeks ago, the band Green Day released their first new music in about four years, the single “Bang Bang,” along with information about a new album that will be released in October. I

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The Feared Back-to-School Week

By: Ally K., Teen Blogger Back to school week. The week that every teen dreads and every parent diligently waits for. As a teen I can tell you that back to school week is not something that I am particularly

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