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New In Young Adult Fiction

I’ve recently been on a huge YA reading kick and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down.  New books are coming out constantly so I know sometimes it’s hard to decide what it worth reading and what is not.  So if we have any YA readers out there then perhaps I can help you choose […]

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Congratulations 2014 Kent County Teen Film Festival Winners!

Thank you all who came to support the 8thh annual Kent County Teen Film Festival! It was a huge success with over 220 people attended to see these films made by teens. I would like to share some of the highlighted videos! To access all the videos browse through this playlist. Enjoy Best Director, Actor/People’s […]

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Learn about the Underground Railroad at Taste of Soul Sunday

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe places for slaves to escape to free states or Canada during slavery in America. The network was not ran by any single organization or person but was a huge network of sympathetic people and organizations that believed in freedom for everyone. They would often […]

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Don’t let the ACT drive you insane!

Some have defined insanity as doing the same thing again and expecting different results. Don’t go insane trying to tame the ACT! Do you know any high school juniors or seniors who are preparing to take or retake the ACT? Or perhaps you are one yourself? Don’t miss your chance to better understand and prepare […]

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It’s All Hallows’read

    Once upon a time in 2010 author Neil Gaiman decided there were not enough book giving holidays in the world (can there ever be enough?).  In order to rectify this he wrote a blog post proposing that during the week of Halloween people should gift each other with scary reads.  Now this isn’t […]

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Quick, Easy, Affordable Costumes: Part 2

Last week we showed you an easy masquerade mask craft for those with a small budget for Halloween costumes. While before we went for a subtle touch of elegance this week we’re here for the Gamers.  Video games have become a big part of our culture in the last few decades and characters like Mario […]

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It’s October 1st, which means…

You only have a month left to get your Halloween costume together.  The joy of Halloween (besides collecting free candy) is getting to dress up.  Unfortunately not all of us have the budgets to splurge on elaborate costume or have trouble thinking up something easy/cheap to put together.  In order to help out those with […]

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Attention All Aspiring Screenwriters!

Be a Teen Director: Screenwriting class is coming up quick! On October 9th, from 6:30-7:30 pm, teens ages 11-19 will have the opportunity to go through the process of writing a screenplay. Discover how to form a plot, hone dialogue, and structure a screenplay. Learn everything you need to know to get your scripts read. […]

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Harry Potter To Get Seven New Covers

New covers beside the original Mary Grand Pré covers for comparison… Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone                     Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets                     Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban           […]

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

A week or so ago I had to attend my cousin’s wedding in the Upper Peninsula.  To save on gas I carpooled with my parents.  I found myself crammed in the backseat with the family dog and a pile of books to pass the time.  This was a familiar trip for me, so like the […]

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