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University of Illinois Shooting Leaves One Dead, Four Injured

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — One man was killed and four other people were wounded in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University of Illinois campus. 326 more words

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Teens on the brink: The Light Fantastic, by Sarah Combs

The Light Fantastic, by Sarah Combs, (Sept. 2016, Candlewick), $17.99, ISBN: 9780763678517

Recommended for ages 12+

April 19 is Senior Skip Day, and it’s April Donovan’s 18th birthday. 287 more words

Tween Reads

Of Monsters and Kids

My daughter couldn’t sleep last night. We had kind of a rough evening. After a strenuous two hour math homework marathon with my son,  I ordered a pizza, and the kids and I sat around the table discussing our highs and our lows of the day as we do every night at dinner, but I wasn’t engaged. 653 more words

Book Review: Bullet Riddled

I received a complimentary copy of this book for an honest review. I was actually not sure how I would feel about this book. I usually stick to fiction, fantasy mostly, so I was nervous about a non-fiction that discussed so many terrible things. 323 more words


On the go protection and organization for school!

The time is upon us!! The start of the school year!!!! If you’re a parent you go in one of two camps. Either you’re happy because you have some quiet time around the house during the day. 726 more words


Dawson College marks solemn 10th anniversary of mass shooting

Kaloyan Gueorguiev prefers not to dwell on the past, particularly that day 10 years ago when he was shot in the face walking up the stairs to the fourth floor of Dawson College. 1,187 more words

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The Light Fantastic ~ By Sarah Combs - 4.5 Stars

Thanks to NetGalley and Candlewick Press for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review.

Release Date: September 13th, 2016

320 Pages


Seven tightly woven narratives. 497 more words