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Karl, Retired Pastor

The West Des Moines Library has empowered retirement days for me in two ways. One, I am able to read extensively in the newspaper and magazine sections. Two, I am able to borrow books to read rather than to purchase and keep in my now limited home library. An added feature is borrowing audiobooks to savor while I drive to visit family in other states. 

 

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I recently ordered the novel 45 Pounds (More or Less) by K.A. Barson for the YA collection. One of the reasons I ordered this book is because I don’t think the Library can ever have enough novels about real people with real problems.  Don’t get me wrong, I like a good paranormal romance between a […]

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I just finished listening to Changeling by Philippa Gregory book 1 of the Order of Darkness series, it was fabulous. Luca, a suspected changeling who had been given to the service of the church as a young man after his parents disappeared, is the inquirer, who travels across Europe exposing witches, poisoners, werewolves and other […]

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Finally an old school Vampire novel perfect for sinking your teeth into! The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black is a fast-paced adventure into a world where vampires do not glitter and are actually quite dangerous.  Seventeen-year-old Tana wakes up after a night of partying to discover that she is the only survivor of […]

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“Have You Seen This Yet?!” posts feature books, memes, sites, songs, artists, movies, news, stars, and anything else we think you should see.   Sometimes it will be an old favorite, other times it will be something brand new, but it will always be something you should see. ___________________________________________________________________________ Book to Movie Edition how i […]

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Check out the new Teen eBooks and eAudio books recently added to WILBOR/Overdrive Media: New Teen eBooks & eAudio books from WILBOR/Overdrive Media For info on eBooks and eAudiobooks go to our information page: WILBOR/Overdrive Media  

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Check out the new booklists we just added to our booklist collection!  For more booklists, award lists, and recommended reading lists, go to the Teen Booklists page. Banned Books Week: Banned and Challenged Books 2013   PDF Steampunk   PDF New Teen eBooks and eAudio from Wilbor/OverDrivemedia  PDF

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“Have You Seen This Yet?!” posts feature books, memes, sites, songs, artists, movies, news, stars, and anything else we think you should see.   Sometimes it will be an old favorite, other times it will be something brand new, but it will always be something you should see. Bad Lip Reading Watch and listen to […]

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Click on the above image for a PDF of the 2013-14 Iowa Teen Award list. The Library owns several copies of each book.  Go to the Library’s Catalog to request a book from the list.  We have eBooks and eAudio books available for many titles too!  Visit WILBOR or OneClickDigital (our two vendors) for more information. […]

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