Our final seasonal pick is Lady Rogue. It had the right amount of fast-paced adventure, mystery, and romance to keep me entranced! Until next year, y'all!
Ricky's experience in the LRA is super harrowing. Certainly makes me glad that I live here in the United States where conscription into a terrible and violent cult isn't going to happen.
Domestic violence affects millions; individuals of all genders, races, religions, cultures, and socioeconomic status. It’s not just punches and black eyes -- it’s yelling, humiliation, stalking, manipulation, coercion, threats, and isolation. It’s stealing a paycheck, keeping tabs online, non-stop texting, constant use of the silent treatment, or calling someone stupid so often they believe it.
Learn more about Domestic Violence Awareness Month
If you are in need of help, call 911 if it's an emergency. Or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1-800-799-7233. Other local resources include the Family Crisis Center or the Children's Advocacy Center.
Every year, the Texas State Library chooses 20 or so books that will appeal to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade readers.
When the list is announced, Bethany and Bonnie like to go on a shopping spree at the book vendor's to make sure we can get these books in your hands.
These are the books we're most excited about having available soon at Bastrop Public Library.
With 2019 upon us, I leave you with an exciting adventure story, to take with you on your adventure into 2019. What was your favorite adventure-y read of 2019?
Even if you're not between the ages of 10 and 13 doesn't mean you can't read and enjoy books written for this age group! Did you read a book written for middle schoolers this year? Did you like it? Why or why not?
What time periods do you enjoy reading about? What historical fiction read of 2018 was your favorite?