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“Knifepoint”

Knifepoint by Alex Van Tol  In a very short book, Van Tol has done a great job of telling a story of suspense, of getting into the mind of a crazed killer. Jill is working on a mountain ranch for … Continue reading

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Adult Books for Teens: “The Signal”

       The Signal by Ron Carlson I needed a little break from reading those ‘bullying books’ and wanted to read an adult book. So I decided to go for The Signal because I knew Ron Carlson to be an excellent … Continue reading

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Tough Teen Topics: An Occasional Series Post 1–Violence

What about mature teens who are asking for books that delve deeply into the difficult subjects they are grappling with? Do we sanitize reading too much for your age group? You are, after all, sprinting on the heels of adulthood. … Continue reading

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