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1. Teacher's survival kit
Teacher's survival kit
A few years ago a lady I work with at the library started the tradition of giving all the elementary and primary school teachers a survival kit. The gifts that are included are more symbolic than anything else, but I suppose the teacher can use them. There are many variations of this kit, but I l...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:45:22
2. The 80's: Bigger is better
The 80's: Bigger is better
The eighties was a generation that knew how to grab someones attention and keep it. Big hair, flashy make up, flashy clothes, and music that would define a decade. I loved the eighties and my kids and their friends find it fun to imitate those of us from this fun filled decade. Many of the artist...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:45:21
3. Cheap Dinners
Cheap Dinners
In todays economy everyone is looking for a way to save money. With a family size of six on a regular night and up to fourteen on special occasions I have had to get creative on meals. You can only serve spaghetti so many times before the troops rebel. There are many places to look for dishes tha...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:50:54
4. Gifts for Your Little Valentines
Gifts for Your Little Valentines
Valentines Day is traditionally thought of a time for lovers, but it is also a great time to celebrate love in general. As your children grow older there will be times in the future they will not have anyone to give them a Valentine, which is why my husband and I have always bought something smal...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:50:54
5. Fudge by Judy Blume
Fudge by Judy Blume
No you didn't accidently click onto a recipe Lens, this is a book review. Fudge, also called Farley Drexel Hatcher when he is in trouble, is the star of a series that started out with the book Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume. Peter Hatcher, Fudge's older brother is suppose to be t...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:54:21
6. Gifts that will make you smile
Gifts that will make you smile
In a world where many people go way into debt at Christmas time it is easy to lose sight on what really counts at this time of year. For those who are believers it is a time to reflect on the birth of Jesus Christ. For others it is time to gather family around you and reflect back on the year or ...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:51:52
7. Fairy Costumes
Fairy Costumes
I have five daughters and Halloween can be an expensive time for us. Homemade costumes are often time consuming, but I have learned with a little imagination they don't have to be and fairies are always a big hit at our house.
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:51:50
8. Domestic Violence or Family Violence
Domestic Violence or Family Violence
"You're stupid!" "You are so worthless!" "Why can't you do anythink right?" "Why do you have to dress that way it's embarrassing?" Do any of these sound familiar. If so you are a victim of domestic violence. Verbal abuse is probably one of the most common types of abuse and the sad thing is most ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:51:53
9. Shel Silverstein: More Than a Childen's Author
Shel Silverstein: More Than a Childen's Author
About twelve years ago my oldest daughter brought home a book that changed the way I viewed the world.I have always loved poetry. I enjoyed reading it and writing it. Poe's dark style appealed to the darker aspects of my nature and Plath's comparison of her father to the Nazi soldiers shows the h...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:45:22
10. Weddings by Bella: A Christian Romantic Comedy
Weddings by Bella: A Christian Romantic Comedy
Weddings by Bella is one of my favorite series to suggest to patrons looking for a clean romantic comedy. It was suggested to me by one of the ladies I work with at the library and I fell in love. There are not too many authors that mange to hit just the right combination of comedy and romance wh...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:46:38
11. Halloween Costumes On A Budget
Halloween Costumes On A Budget
Growing up my mother very seldom bought my sister and I store bought costumes. There just wasn't the money for stuff like that, but that didn't mean we didn't have great costumes. We were everything from Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, to a bunch of Grapes, and one year my sister was even the Statue...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:46:38
12. A Quilter's Holiday: A Holiday Novel
A Quilter's Holiday: A Holiday Novel
A Quilter's Holiday is written by Jennifer Chiaverini. It is part of a fantastic series called the Elm Creek Quilt novels, but can be read as a stand alone. I have read the whole series, but always put this out for my holiday display at work. The novel is about a group of friends that run a quilt...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:14:56
13. Books for those who like Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Books for those who like Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Rick Riordan had a smash hit when he wrote The Olympians series. All my daughters loved them and just as exciting for me is the number of young men who check out these books. I have notice that many tween and teen age boys prefer nonfiction to fiction, but there is something about this series tha...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:50:51
14. Christmas Gifts for book lovers that are not books
Christmas Gifts for book lovers that are not books
Growing up I recieved books every year for Christmas and I was always thrilled. I have a daughter who asks for her favorite series of the year every Christmas. I figured that with the book lover's challenge to write a lens for the best Christmas Gift for the book lovers in your life that there wi...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:51:50
15. Little Women: Good Wives & Jos Boys
Little Women: Good Wives & Jos Boys
Little Women, written by Louisa May Alcott, was published in 1868. Since then generations of readers both young and old have enjoyed this classic about Meg, Beth, Jo,and Amy. Little women fits in so many genres my library has a copy of it in three di...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:46:38
16. 1 Corinthians 13
1 Corinthians 13
Throughout history religions of all types have used their God or gods as an excuse to abuse others. Christianity is no different though it should be. Too many who claim to be Christians seem to have no idea who Christ is. To be a Christian means you follow Christ and should follow his example. Wh...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:50:53
17. Night By Elie Wiesel
Night By Elie Wiesel
Night is the memoir of Elie Wiesel's time in Auschwitz. Some have argued that the book is fiction since the narrator is named Eliezer and not Elie, however if you read any of the biographical information on Mr. Wiesel it is obvious, despite the difference in names, Night is Wiesel's accounting of...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:46:41
18. YA Dystopian Novels
YA Dystopian Novels
What is a Dystopian Novel? Dytopian novels feature fictional,often futuristic, societies in which those in charge oppress everyone else. They very seldom have a happy ending, but like fables often have a strong warning to them. Novels such as Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, have brought to the f...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:54:23
19. Christmas Shoes A Small Miracle
Christmas Shoes A Small Miracle
I, like many of you out there, love the song Christmas Shoes. I don't care if it song by New Song or by Alabama or by a choir. It is a beautiful song with a touching message. I didn't realize until this past Christmas that it is also a book. I work in a library and I am sure I have come across th...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:50:54
20. Paranormal State a biography
Paranormal State a biography
Paranormal State by Ryan Buell is the autobiographical tale on how one man turned his own childhood trauma, first into a group that helped people who were experiencing events that were frightening and unexplainable and then into a reality show based on that group. The book does not really focus o...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:51:53
21. Dear America Series
Dear America Series
The Dear American series are historical fiction books written in diary form. They are written by a number of different authors about different time periods. There are roughly 41 books in this series. Some of the topics they cover are World War II Jap...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:46:41
22. Clean reads
Clean reads
A Clean read or "gentle " read" is a book that for the most part has no offensive language,very little violence, and mild or no sexual content. Where violence occurs the author makes sure the material is not graphic in nature. I read all types of books some of my favorite books can make your toe ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:45:22
23. Petticoat Ranch Book Review
Petticoat Ranch Book Review
Every once in a while a character or group of characters will find a special place in your heart. That is exactly the type of characters Mary Connealy created in this fantastic series. Come and meet Sophie Edward and her four spunky daughters. These five ladies have to be some of the toughest in ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:46:42
24. Meet Robin Mellom: Georgia Author of Ditched
Meet Robin Mellom: Georgia Author of Ditched
Robin Mellom, the author of the fantastic book Ditched, grew up in a small town called Roswell. That's Roswell, Georgia not New Mexico. Her mother was a vice principal at her elementary school. It was there eavesdropping on the stories the staff told after school she developed her interest in tel...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:54:24
25. Who is P.C. Cast
Who is P.C. Cast
Merry Meet all who come seeking knowledge. P.C. Cast is a best selling YA author. She has recieved a number of rewards for her books including the ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. She has written many books including the best selling House of Night Series which she co-authored with her daugh...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:45:28

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