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Title: Defender
Author: Graham McNamee
Recommended for: 8th Grade & Up
Pages: 240
Call Number/Link:  Teen Fiction McNamee, G

Synopsis: They call her Tiny, but Tyne Greer is six foot six, a high school basketball star who is hoping the game will be her ticket out of the slum. 267 more words


Book Review: A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay

Y’all. I read a novel with a male narrator and the world didn’t end!!! Ok, ok…I’ve read plenty of books with male narrators before but if you’ve read… 552 more words


The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

It’s 1938 and America is in a depression. Layla Beck, spoiled daughter of powerful and wealthy Senator Beck, is being taught a lesson by her father – she must either marry the man her father has chosen or take a job with Roosevelt’s New Deal Federal Writers’ Project.  337 more words

Award Winning

Busted! 46 People Describe The Time They Got Caught Masturbating

1. Mom unlocked my door with her ’emergency’ key

“Yes, by my mother. I locked the door, and was in there for a long time, being quiet. 7,689 more words

Book Review: The Body in the Wardrobe by Katherine Hall Page

The Body in the Wardrobe
A Faith Fairchild Mystery #23
Katherine Hall Page
William Morrow, April 2016
ISBN 978-0-06-243950-5

From the publisher—

Minster’s wife, caterer, and part-time sleuth Faith Fairchild pairs up with Sophie Maxwell, last seen in Body in the Birches and now a newlywed living in historic Savannah, Georgia, where Sophie crosses paths with murder. 894 more words

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Dark Shadows in my Grandmother's House

I used to stay a lot with my grandparents in the rural retirement town in New Zealand that they lived in.

Sometimes I’d visit them with my younger sister but more often I’d travel alone, either flying there on a small plane that landed on a runway in a field just outside the town, or taking the Cross Straits Ferry. 743 more words

Post Hibernation

The jumping off place

Not a bridge too far.

Not a mountain too high.

Just a simple shade of finite sky.

With every line drawn in the dirt, 92 more words