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Dare You To by Katie McGarry

Dare You To is an amazing book that showcases the vast differences between two very different people. Ryan always does what his parent’s ask. He’s the good son in a family that’s only hanging by a string. Beth’s life has fallen apart and the man who abandoned her a decade ago comes riding in like […]

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Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

  Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson. Alif the Unseen is a terrific book! Imagine a mixture of The Magicians by Lev Grossman,  Little Brother by Cory Doctorow, and The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, set in an unnamed Middle Eastern country on the brink of the Arab Spring. Clever hackers fight for freedom […]

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Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash

Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash (Penguin) Can you imagine having hoarded so much junk that you actually become trapped in your house? Not even useful junk that you might find for pennies at a garage sale and think you might be able to use later, but empty boxes and bottles, used napkins and […]

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Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children’s Software

Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children’s Software This book right here is like an explanation of my childhood. Growing up I had computers around me all the time, from the very day I arrived home from the hospital after my birth. There’s even a fabulous picture of me, sitting on my father’s leg (he […]

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