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Personalized Reading Lists For Teens

Teens: tell us about your taste in books, we'll create a reading list just for you. Give it a try at http://t.co/rkpGxdb47e
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6 Graphic Novels for Beginners | Scottish Book Trust

6 Graphic Novels for Beginners | Scottish Book Trust | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Nice interview and a good list of books to read. #graphicnovel http://t.co/MKvDqTFQhG
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10 Funny Books by Women | Scottish Book Trust

10 Funny Books by Women | Scottish Book Trust | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
RT @scottishbktrust: 10 funny books written by women - selected by author @MagiGibson: http://t.co/kDe0ZvmYxN. #readwomen2014
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Magic Realism: List of 195 Magic Realism Books

Magic Realism: List of 195 Magic Realism Books | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
One of the best reading lists for urban fantasy and magical realism lovers :)) is here is at http://t.co/DS9GLzg2Z7
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ScrivK's curator insight, June 1, 9:30 AM

I love pretty much anything with magic in it, including magical realism.  This is a great list if you're looking for some great summer reads.

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12 books set on the Orkney Islands | Scottish Book Trust

12 books set on the Orkney Islands | Scottish Book Trust | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
RT @scottishbktrust: To celebrate 542 years since #Orkney became part of Scotland, 12 books set on Orkney Islands: http://t.co/JUo0lDY7hH
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I love the Scottish Book Trust site and all its wonderful lists!

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21 Books Written by and About Women That Men Would Benefit From Reading

21 Books Written by and About Women That Men Would Benefit From Reading | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
From Tina Fey's memoir to Margaret Atwood and Octavia Butler's dystopias, these works offer a window into the female experience. (21 books written by and about women that men would benefit from reading.
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Laurie Halse Anderson Makes 'The Impossible Knife of Memory' Stand Out With ... - Bustle

Laurie Halse Anderson Makes 'The Impossible Knife of Memory' Stand Out With ...
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Being a Lifelong Bookworm May Keep You Sharp in Old Age

Being a Lifelong Bookworm May Keep You Sharp in Old Age | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Reading, writing and other mental exercises, if habitual from an early age, can slow down the age-related decline in mental capacity

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gwynethjones's curator insight, July 9, 2013 5:02 AM

Fascinating! Thank goodness that though my eyes are fadin & enjoy the Kindle App rather than tiny print paperbacks -- my brain is still decoding text & keeping me young!

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 9, 2013 8:07 AM

The counter-foil to just sitting at a computer all day.

Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, July 9, 2013 10:11 AM

I knew there was a reason to love reading.    

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My 6,128 Favorite Books -- Joe Queenan's, that is!

My 6,128 Favorite Books -- Joe Queenan's, that is! | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Joe Queenan on how a harmless juvenile pastime turned into a lifelong personality disorder.
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10 Infographics on Books and Reading | EcoSalon | Conscious Culture and Fashion

10 Infographics on Books and Reading | EcoSalon | Conscious Culture and Fashion | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
It is an incredible accomplishment of democracy that nearly everyone in the United States is literate and has access to free books. Take a look at these ten infographics and then jet to your local library.
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10 Underrated Books Everyone Should Read - Flavorwire

10 Underrated Books Everyone Should Read - Flavorwire | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it

Wow! This is an interesting list. I must get to it!

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10 Books for Teen Artists | Library as Incubator Project

10 Books for Teen Artists | Library as Incubator Project | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it

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Lit, Illustrated: Five Fantastic Graphic Novels : NPR

Lit, Illustrated: Five Fantastic Graphic Novels : NPR | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
These panels are filled more with extraordinary storytelling than with standard-issue superheroes. Each book is created by a singular writer/artist, and offers a wholly unique point of view in both narrative and illustration.
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Flashlight Worthy: handpicked book recommendations on hundreds of topics

Flashlight Worthy: handpicked book recommendations on hundreds of topics | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it

Wow! This is a really nice site!!!!!

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What Should Be Your Favorite Books? - Daily Beast

What Should Be Your Favorite Books? - Daily Beast | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
What Should Be Your Favorite Books?
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Reading lists, sometimes a collection of wary hunches, sometimes avidly collected recommendations, are refracted through different literary worlds.
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18 Great Books You Probably Haven't Read - YouTube

In which John shares 18 of his favorite books that aren't wildly popular bestsellers. CLICK SHOW MORE TO GET THE BOOKS: 1. This Bloody Mary is the Last Thing... (Hey @elizabeth_ulmer, more books for our reading lists?
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The Millions : 28 Books You Should Read If You Want To

The Millions : 28 Books You Should Read If You Want To | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Reading lists from real life: http://t.co/bnXRJ5CxUx @The_Millions
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Jennifer Robson Recommends WW1 Reading | The 49th Shelf

Jennifer Robson Recommends WW1 Reading | The 49th Shelf | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Jennifer Robson first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, and later served as an official guide at the Canadian ...
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Booklist: Faction Reading Lists for Fans of Divergent

Booklist: Faction Reading Lists for Fans of Divergent | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
I'm putting together a Divergent movie release party at the library, and I always like to make a booklist in conjunction with big programs (for example, I made this Choose Your Own Apocalypse guide...
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Can Great Literature Really Change Your Life?

Can Great Literature Really Change Your Life? | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Stop beating yourself over not reading the “right” books. Fiction is about two things: curiosity and pleasure.
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Personalized Reading Lists For Teens

Teens: tell us about your taste in books, we'll create a reading list just for you. Give it a try at http://t.co/rkpGxdb47e
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10 Infographics on Books and Reading | Design on GOOD

10 Infographics on Books and Reading | Design on GOOD | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Infographics for the literary obsessed....
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The Sleepless Reader

The Sleepless Reader | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it

a nice blog about reading!

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10 Novels That Deserve a Prequel - Flavorwire

10 Novels That Deserve a Prequel - Flavorwire | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill...
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Rich Reads: Historical Fiction Fit For A Queen : NPR

These five books will give you literary jet lag — a yearning to linger in the world of the author's imagination, and a reluctance to return to your own.
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Lesser-Known Lit: Seeking Summer's Hidden Gems : NPR

Lesser-Known Lit: Seeking Summer's Hidden Gems : NPR | Reading and reading lists | Scoop.it
Passing along a book that no one has heard of is like telling a really good secret.
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