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Touring Greece and Loving the Culture!

καλή μέρα! Good Day! I recently returned from a bus tour of Athens and Ancient Greece. WOW! I took this tour because the Parthenon, Olympia and the Stadium, and Santorini were on my bucket list and also because I love history anywhere, anytime. Looking back, I feel that many of the lesser-known-to-me sites were just […]

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Teen Tournament of Books

NILES TEEN TOURNAMENT OF BOOKS 2015 In celebration of Teen Literature Day, Niles teens picked their favorite 2014 teen fiction books and signed up to participate in a Teen Tournament of Books.  During the late spring and early summer, each teen judge read and reviewed two books and then picked their choice to go on […]

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Sekret-Review

Book Review: Sekret by Lindsay Smith

“An empty mind is a safe mind.” This quote underscores the main theme of Sekret by debut author Lindsay Smith in describing Russia’s culture. With a flair of YA touch and the supernatural, Smith isn’t someone who is incapable of spelling. In fact, this is intentional. The setting of this book is in 1960’s USSR, […]

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