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A History of Jacke in 100 Objects: #2 - The Dynamints Box

I was five but remember it like yesterday. How my big sister and I were in our driveway, riding her new Kick-N-Go, and the cool kid who lived up the street came racing toward us on his bike. 3,525 more words

Coming Of Age


While on a recent vacation, I finished my packed novel unexpectedly fast so I turned to my trusty Nook and scanned through my local library’s e-book offerings for something to read on the plane. 618 more words

Contemporaryish Fiction

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Ordinary Grace is narrated by the character of Frank Drum when he is an older man.  He reflects upon the summer of 1961, when he was 13 years old and growing up in the small Midwestern town of New Bremen, Minnesota. 244 more words

Book Suggestions By WCPL Staff

We Are The Best! (2013)

Review first published by EyeforFilm

All adolescents are at times confronted with a hormonally heightened sense of their difference from both other people and their own changing physiology. 513 more words

Wait for Me, by An Na

Melissa shares this review:

Wait for Me is a novel about a Korean girl caught up in her mother’s expectations of success. Mina has no hope of achieving all that her mother desires for her. 252 more words

Readers' Advisory

The Deed of Paksenarrion, by Elizabeth Moon

Elizabeth Moon’s first trilogy of novels about Paksenarrion, a farmer’s daughter turned mercenary, then paladin, is one of the great works of epic fantasy fiction. These books, now issued as a single volume, … 374 more words