The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik by David Arnold – New Title Tuesday

This week's New Title Tuesday pick, The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik, by David Arnold is a creative take on friendships and a teenager's simultaneous need to change and a desire for things to stay the same. Publisher's Summary - No matter how organized I get my room, my records, my books, no matter how … Continue reading The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik by David Arnold – New Title Tuesday

Spotlight on OFPL Resources – New Reading Lists

Just in time for the Summer Reading Program, we have added a new feature to our website -  12 Reading Lists featuring about 30 newer titles in each category.  Whether it's a Cozy Mystery or the latest Non-Fiction titles added to our collection, you can peruse books by type including Westerns, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, … Continue reading Spotlight on OFPL Resources – New Reading Lists

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday

Sometimes a fun, young-adult love story is just what the doctor ordered, and this New Title Tuesday recommendation, When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, is the perfect prescription. Publisher's Summary: A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah … Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday

American Street by Ibi Zoboi, A Reader’s Advisory

In full disclosure, I listened to the audiobook of today’s New Title Tuesday recommendation: American Street by Ibi Zoboi.  I was immediately drawn to not only the immigrant experience narrated in the Creole dialect, but I enjoyed learning more about the main character's religious and cultural influences through this highly compelling protagonist. Publisher Summary:  American Street is an evocative and … Continue reading American Street by Ibi Zoboi, A Reader’s Advisory

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, a Brief Summary

An Ember in the Ashes is a book like no other. In a page-turning, all-consuming, can’t-put-it-down novel , Sabaa Tahir creates a world that seamlessly blends together a swoon-worthy love story, a dystopian society, and even throws in a bit of the supernatural. What starts out as two storylines-one of Elias, a recently graduated martial, … Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, a Brief Summary