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Review: Hung Up - Kristen Tracy

Title: Hung Up
Author: Kristen Tracy
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: March 4, 2014
Source/Format: Library / Hardcover, 282 pages
Opening Sentence: “This is Lucy calling to update my order BKE-184.” 314 more words


The 100

The 100

(The Hundred #1)

By Kass Morgan

In the future, humans live in city-like spaceships orbiting far above Earth’s toxic atmosphere. No one knows when, or even if, the long-abandoned planet will be habitable again. 543 more words

Young Adult Fiction

Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn

Jamie and his older sister Cate had a tough start in life. Their mother was just a teenager when they were born. She was raising them in a run-down basement apartment in a rough neighborhood near San Francisco when she bled to death from a gunshot wound. 213 more words

Book Suggestions By WCPL Staff

Book recommendation: The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick

I have had a secret longing to read young adult books because they read quickly. With all the heavy reading I’ve had to do lately, it’s nice to just fly through a book without taking notes or analyzing each paragraph. 939 more words

Louisa May Alcott

Time To Learn The Not-Stupid Secret Behind Four's Name: Divergent Chapters 24 and 25

So I wrote my post for this week, and then Ariel messaged me to tell me I skipped a chapter. So we’re going to quickly skim through chapter 24 because nothing especially worth trying to make fun of happens anyway, and because I can’t count. 2,038 more words


Halley - This fine, intense #YA novel explores the harsh lives that women and children faced in 1930s rural Georgia - #bookreview


Faye Gibbons

(NewSouth Books - hardcover, Kindle)

Life was tough in the mountains of  northeast Georgia during the Great Depression. And it was particularly hard for women, who had virtually no rights and no say in important matters, especially if they were unmarried. 327 more words

Book Reviews

schizophrenia for two

“How can you not see how deranged I am? Watch me for 10 minutes and see the crazy seep outta me.” I cross streets in hopes of being taken away on that sweet journey to the heavenly sky where only her and I will be as one. 249 more words

Loves Dead.