Category Archives: Ofilia

The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller

The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller About: A bullied gay teen boy with an eating disorder believes he’s developed super powers via starvation. (taken from SPL catalog)  Ofilia’s Thoughts: The premise of this book is absolutely intriguing. The … Continue reading

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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

  The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz About: A story set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Leaving by Tara Altebrando

The Leaving by Tara Altebrando About: Six kindergarteners were taken. Eleven years later, five come back–with no idea of where they’ve been. No one remembers the sixth victim, Max. Avery, Max’s sister, needs to find her brother–dead or alive–and isn’t … Continue reading

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Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics

Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics About: When sixteen-year-old Amanda Verner’s family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory … Continue reading

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Victoria Rebels by Carolyn Meyer

Victoria Rebels by Carolyn Meyer About: Through diary entries, reveals the life of Britain’s strong-willed and short-tempered Queen Victoria from the age of eight through her twenty-fourth birthday, up to her third wedding anniversary with her beloved Albert in 1843. … Continue reading

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A Taste for Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby

What a treat! Ofilia, Debbie, and Lauren all read and reviewed: A Taste for Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby  About: In 1888 seventeen-year-old Evelyn Fallow, herself disfigured by the phosphorus in the match factory where she worked, has been hired … Continue reading

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If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo Reviewed by Ofilia About: Amanda Hardy only wants to fit in at her new school, but she is keeping a big secret, so when she falls for Grant, guarded Amanda finds herself … Continue reading

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