Tag Archives: Smith Public Library

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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Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Dear Martin by Nic Stone About: Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League—but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, … 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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Release by Patrick Ness

 Release by Patrick Ness About: Adam Thorn doesn’t know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems … Continue reading

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Bad Machinery 6: The Case of the Unwelcome Visitor by John Allison

Bad Machinery 6: The Case of the Unwelcome Visitor by John Allison About- School is out for summer, and for the Tackleford mystery team, that means lazy days, balmy evenings, and… creeping existential dread that threatens the whole city. With … Continue reading

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Yentl’s Best of 2017!

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Debbie’s Best of 2017!

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