If you like After

After by Anna Todd: Tessa has direction, ambition, and has barely moved in her freshmen college dorm when she meets Hardin. With his cocky British accent and tattoos, he's much different from what she's used to. But he's also rude to the point of cruelty. In fact, Tessa should hate him - and she does until she…
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The Energy-Efficient Lifestyle

Adopting an energy-efficient lifestyle will not only save you money on your electric and/or gas bills, but it also will help the environment by releasing fewer greenhouse gases and creating less of a demand for non-renewable energy resources, such as coal, petroleum (crude oil), natural gas, and propane. According to the Department of Energy's Energy Information…
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Blonde Bombshells: Sirens of the Silver Screen

Mae West. Jean Harlow. Marilyn Monroe. These three actresses are part of the iconic women in Hollywood’s history known as the blond bombshells. The blond bombshells craze began when Jean Harlow - the original blond bombshell - appeared in the appropriately titled film Platinum Blonde (1931). After the film, peroxide flew off the shelves so women could mimic Harlow’s…
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Shakespeare for Beginners

When you first approach reading Shakespeare, it can be a daunting experience. Even though I grew up reading books with similar language, I still found Shakespeare difficult unless I had a teacher holding my hand every step of the way. I could just about understand the basic plot line and even some of the language…
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Tiger vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri

A monster under the bed is a familiar childhood terror for many. For the little tiger in Emily Tetri’s Tiger vs. Nightmare, however, Monster is a cherished friend, playmate, and champion. Every night, after Tiger drifts off to sleep, Monster fights off Tiger’s nightmares, keeping them from disturbing Tiger’s rest. Some nightmares are scary even…
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Book Corner: Tales show what can happen when you follow your passion

In March, to celebrate Women’s History month, I’ve taken some time to focus on children’s books written about creative women who followed their passions. These women’s combinations of skill, artistry, and drive led them all to achieve personal goals as well as to make significant contributions to their creative fields. Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of…
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