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Adult Books for Teens: “Motherless Child”

   Motherless Child by Glen Hirshberg Bad girl Natalie doesn’t immediately realize that her wild night with pop singer The Whistler and best friend Sophie has done her damage forever . That’s really forever rather than a lifetime; she has … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: “Interview with the Vampire”

  In an interview, the vampire Louis discusses his life from its beginning in New Orleans during the late 1700’s. he became a vampire at age twenty-five in 1791. Louis has a brother who was very pious and came to … Continue reading

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More sequels are here!

  We realized that some of our series are running very popular now and that we needed more copies of the sequels! Here are some that are just in–so you shouldn’t have to wait anymore. Come on over and check … Continue reading

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“First Kill”: The Slayer series (companion to Vladimir Todd series)

First Kill by Heather Brewer  (First book in The Slayer series, a companion series to the Vladimir Todd series) How would it affect your life if one night you awoke hearing noises from your little sister’s bedroom? You waited outside … Continue reading

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“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith What do we make of the long-secret journal of Abraham Lincoln in which he details his life as a vampire hunter? What drove him to his vigilance against the undead? And why is … Continue reading

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“The Historian”

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova  This one isn’t on my summer reading list, but I want to make a quick note of it because I have a couple of students each year who want to read something with vampires that … Continue reading

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“Ninth Grade Slays”

Ninth Grade Slays (Vladimir Tod series) by Heather Brewer   (For the review of the first book in the series, Eighth Grade Bites, click here.) The series is still fun with a combination of goofy loser action—Is Vlad ever going to … Continue reading

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