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After by Amy Efaw

After by Amy Efaw. ISBN: 0670011835 Published by Viking Juvenile 2009. YA Fiction. 350 pages. $8.99

Awards: NA

Reviews: No Market Collective, Story Snoops… 634 more words


12-year-old in Salina in custody following separate gun & knife incidents

SALINA, Kan. (KSAL) – A 12-year-old boy is in custody in Salina following incidents with a toy gun on a school bus and a knife on a playground. 222 more words


Juvenile justice reform stirs conversation

WICHITA, Kansas – The governor hopes the new law will reform the juvenile justice system by not locking up so many young people, but critics are worried offenders might not have enough supervision. 556 more words


Juvenile offenders deserve a shot at redemption

Murder is hard to forgive. For those directly affected by the crime, forgiveness can sometimes become impossible.

It’s easy to say that forgiveness is divine, but if you can still say that after a family member or someone close to you has been murdered, then perhaps you have more credibility than most to speak about the virtues of turning the other cheek. 469 more words


Book Review: Holding Smoke

Holding Smoke – Elle Cosimano – Hyperion-Disney – Published 3 May 2016



John “Smoke” Conlan is serving time for two murders but he wasn’t the one who murdered his English teacher, and he never intended to kill the only other witness to the crime. 796 more words


My Radio Interview on The David Snape Show


I did an internet radio show on the David Shape Show about the US prison system, Jamie Cummings and how he deals with epilepsy in a system that doesn’t care about medical care for the inmates.   494 more words

Sonni Quick

Week ending Jan. 31, 2016


The Utah Department of Corrections and its sworn officers and agents recently bestowed honorary warden titles on three lawmakers and the executive director of the Fraternal Order of Police. 572 more words