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The Matchstick Castle

by Keif Graff
First sentence: “It was supposed to be the perfect summer.”
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Content: It’s a whole lot of silly, and there are some big words, but I’d give it to a precocious 3rd grader and up. 410 more words

Middle Grade

OH Mom pulled over for DUI handed wine ‘sippy cup’ to 5-year-old in backseat, police say — WGNO

Watch Video GOSHEN, Ohio — An Ohio mother was pulled over on suspicion of DUI, and the move she allegedly made with her young child in the backseat is drawing criticism.

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Abuse And Neglect

Fish Girl

by David Wiesner and Donna Jo Napoli
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Release date: March 7, 2017
Content: It’s a simple graphic novel, but it has dark undertones. 228 more words

Graphic Novels

The Refreshingly Shitty Childhood

Is it sad that I find it actually slightly comforting when I meet a person whose childhood was just as shitty as mine. Like little things. 714 more words

Mental Health

Caraval

by Stephanie Garber
First sentence: “It took seven years to get the letter right.”
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Release date: January 31, 2017… 266 more words

YA

Audiobook: Today Will Be Different

by Maria Semple
Read by Kathleen Wiljoite
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Content: There’s two f-bombs, and assorted other milder swearing. There’s also some uncomfortable domestic issues, and thematically it skews, well, adult. 392 more words

Adult Fiction