In her debut novel, Stolen, Lucy Christopher proves to be a master of psychological gameplay. The Printz Honor Book effectively takes the reader through the steps of Stockholm syndrome, making us fall into a desperate kind of love with a captor who seems beautiful, poetic, and eternally devoted. The story begins when sixteen year old Gemma, who is decidedly bored with her only-child, overly-protected existence, is kidnapped from a crowded airport and transported in a hazy rush to an isolated sh......more
Recommended by Katelyn McLimans
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Did you know that the library has a service for homebound seniors? It is our “Book Buddy” program, and we offer it at every branch in the county. It is a great program where a volunteer comes to visit a patron every few weeks to bring new books and take back the books that were read. After a senior fills out an application, we would pair him or her up with a volunteer who has expressed interest in being a Book Buddy to a homebound patron in the county. The Book Buddy coordinator interview...
Contributed by Madison Krummel