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Killer Parties, LGBTQ, Dating, Duct Tape, and Sex

Killer Parties, LGBTQ, Dating, Duct Tape, and Sex! What do all of these things have in common? Is it the description of a new hilarious comedy? No, they’re the topics of new non-fiction books in the Teen Zone. Check them out below, then check them out from the library. 

87 Ways to Throw a Killer Party by Melissa Daly

Cover image for the book 87 Ways to throw a killer partyWant an excuse to get friends together? Or looking for an idea for a party your friends will never forget? This ultimate party-planning book for teens includes eighty-seven original ideas (and original takes on classic ideas) for great bashes. Inside you’ll find parties of all kinds, such as an Anti-Valentine’s Day soiree, a haunted house party, and a season finale get-together. Also includes party-planning tips, hosting etiquette, and how to avoid typical party pitfalls.

What If: Answers to questions about what it means to be gay and lesbian by Eric Marcus

Cover image for What if: answers to questions about what it means to be gay and lesbianAll the basics–and not-so-basics–are covered in more than one hundred questions asked by real teens. Whether you’re curious about your own sexual orientation or looking to understand and support someone close to you, this book contains an abundance of answers. Expert, Eric Marcus, candidly and clearly pushes aside the myths and misinformation about being gay and lesbian, answering all the questions that are on your mind.

The Truth about Breaking up, Making up, and Moving On by Chad Eastham 

Cover image for The Truth About Breaking Up by Chad EasthamRelationships are like road trips. Sometimes they’re an exciting adventure. But sometimes they’re like a traffic jam going nowhere. Or even worse, they’re a wrong turn that’s taken you hundreds of miles off your course. With much-needed humor and honest advice, best selling author and speaker Chad Eastham helps you think through tough but necessary relationship issues such as: · Why some people find happiness, while others find heartache · Why pain hurts so much · When to break up · When to make up. Chad’s conversational tone, facts, and advice people to rethink life’s conversations, even the difficult stuff like heartbreak.

Crazy-Cool Duct Tape Projects : Fun and Funky Projects for Fashion and Flair by Marisa Pawelko

Cover image for Crazy-Cool Duct Tape Projects : Fun and Funky Projects for Fashion and Flair by Marisa PawelkoMarisa shares 24 of her best DIY Duct tape ideas, with step-by-step instructions and how-to pictures. You’ll learn how to make fashionable wearables like gloves, leg warmers, a kilt and a halter top. You’ll also find crafty ideas for functional items like a vase or night light. Projects cover a variety of skill levels, so you’ll get plenty of creative inspiration whether you’re just a beginner or an experienced Duct tape aficionado.

 

Doing It Right : Making Smart, Safe, and Satisfying Choices about Sex by Bronwen Pardes

Cover image for the book, Doing It Right : Making Smart, Safe, and Satisfying Choices about Sex by Bronwen PardesAn experienced sex educator provides insightful information and advice on the issues of sex, STDs, ethics, teen pregnancy, the pleasures of intimacy and other sex-related topics, in an updated reissue of a useful and candid guide written specifically for teens.

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