Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Woman at the Light

This fantastic historical novel predominantly takes place in 19th Century Key West.  As a piece of historical fiction, it is a celebration of the female lighthouse keepers of this era.  It revolves around the character of Emily Lowry, the wife … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This is a book I heard a lot of buzz about during my Teen Library materials course at Mizzou a few semesters ago.  It is extremely controversial in many respects (as can be expected from most novels geared toward teens), … Continue reading

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