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Spring 2018 Library Workers
Taylor Collins, Austin Quillen, Jacqueline Steele, Ben Hayes
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Book of the Month
March 2018 - Eliza and Her Monsters
By: Francesca Zappia
In the real world, Eliza Mirk is shy, weird, friendless. Online, she's LadyConstellation, the anonymous creator of the wildly popular webcomic Monstrous Sea. Eliza can't imagine enjoying the real world as much as the loves the online one, and she has no desire to try.
Then Wallace Warland, Monstrous Sea's biggest fanfiction writer transfers to her school. Wallace thinks Eliza is just another fan, and as he draws her out of her shell, she begins to wonder if a life offline might be worthwhile.
But when Eliza's secret is accidentally shared with the world, everything she's built- her story, her relationship with Wallace, and even her sanity- begins to fall apart.
New to the library - 2018
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"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
- Edgar Allan Poe
The library's newest modern poetry collections, due to their emotional and thought-provoking nature, have become favorites among the students of John I. Burton.
"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry."
- Emily Dickinson
when i had
i reached inside
& sculpted some
times new roman.
~ & it was almost good enough.
- Poem from the princess saves herself in this one
to anyone who wonders if they should
contact someone they "miss":
If a person is willing to live without you, then they should.
- Poem from I Love My Love
I spilled my secrets out to you
through written messages and calls.
Told you who I wanted to be,
and what scared me most of all.
But then you let me go.
Now you're just a stranger
who knows everything I know.
- Poem from Bright Minds Empty Souls
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