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YA Books Tackle Tough Teen Topics

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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No matter how close you are to your teenager, there are some things it’s difficult for parent and child to discuss. Why not give your

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So, You Want To Be A Writer?
These Books Can Help

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
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The great thing about being a writer is that all you need to start is a piece of paper, a pencil, and an idea. It

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Fine February Books For The Whole Family

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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So…February. What can you say? Snowy, icy, gray and gloomy. But on the bright side, the days are getting longer, the light has changed, and

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It’s Fun Getting Lost in Kristopher Jansma’s
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards

Monday, February 17th, 2014
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There’s a surprising lot to say about this short novel, though I fear giving too much away by even lightly touching its surface. It’s been

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Inherit the Dead – 20 Writers, One Mystery

Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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Linda Fairstein, the best selling mystery writer who once headed up the Manhattan District Attorney’s Sex Crimes Unit (who can watch Law & Order SVU

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These Black History Books For Kids Appeal To All Ages

Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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I’ve often been struck by the fact that books which are marketed for youngsters or teens are often wonderful reading for adults, too. This is

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Books that Make President’s Day Meaningful

Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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It doesn’t matter what your politics are. Our presidents, all of them, deserve our respect. We all revere Washington and Lincoln. But even our less

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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot
With These Steamy Valentine’s Day Books

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Some things really are For Adults Only. The hot, hot, hot books featured here are for those who like a little heat with their February

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