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Adult Books for Teens: “The Silver Linings Playbook”

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick  Pat Peoples seems like the sweetest man on earth, but for some reason he’s coming home from a mental institution to live with his parents—in his mid-thirties—and he completely loses it when he … Continue reading

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Orca Soundings: “Juice”

Juice by Eric Walters    When Coach Reeves retires and Coach Barnes comes to coach football at Michael ‘Moose’s’ high school, optimism is high. Barnes has coached at Division One Central High and tells his new team that they can … Continue reading

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