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Gamer Alert: Read-Alikes For Your Favorite Games

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My favorite video games are like my favorite books - Full immersion, unique characters, and LOTS of action. When I beat a game that I was hoping would never end, I look to books to bring me back to captivating worlds like the ones I enjoyed exploring in-game. The books (and movies) below should help […]

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5 YA Picks for the Ocean Obsessed

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What is it about the ocean that invites us to lean over the side of our boats and wonder what's lurking down below? When I went deep-sea fishing as a child, I thought it was eerie to wait while my hook sunk down, down, down, and finally hit the bottom. Then I couldn't get enough of reading about the Titanic, drawing […]

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Join Readers Worldwide for the Big Library Read!

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There's one week left to join readers all over the world in this summer's Big Library Read!  In case you missed Hope's full rundown of the Big Library Read last week, here's the quick and dirty version: it's a digital book club for public libraries that makes one eBook instantly available to anyone with a […]

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Reading….It’s Not Just For Kids!

It's summertime! Even now as an adult summer evokes the idea of relaxation and rest. It’s time to slow down and take time to enjoy things that make us happy. Here in the Pacific Northwest summer is especially great as it is such a spectacular time of year. July and August are the reason many of […]

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