Saturday, March 21, 2015
What's new? Stacking the Shelves
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Hold Me Closer: the Tiny Cooper story by David Levithan. 200 p. Dutton Books/ Penguin Young Readers Group, March, 2015. 9780525428848.
Publisher synopsis: Especially for those of us who ordinarily feel ignored, a spotlight is a circle of magic, with the strength to draw us from the darkness of our everyday lives.
Watch out, ex-boyfriends, and get out of the way, homophobic coaches. Tiny Cooper has something to say—and he’s going to say it in song.
Filled with honesty, humor, and “big, lively, belty” musical numbers, Hold Me Closer is the no-holds-barred (and many-bars-held) entirety of the beloved musical first introduced in Will Grayson, Will Grayson, the award-winning bestseller by John Green and David Levithan.
Tiny Cooper is finally taking center stage . . . and the world will never be the same again.
The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente. Unabridged audiobook on one MP3 disc. 8 hours, 22 minutes. Fairyland #3. Read by the author. Dreamscape, October, 2013. 9781624067655.
Publisher synopsis: September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary, and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home and embark on a new adventure. Little does she know that this time, she will be spirited away to the moon, reunited with her friends, and find herself faced with saving Fairyland from a moon-Yeti with great and mysterious powers.
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