Check out what’s new on the shelves of Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore from this post on the Smorgasbord Invitation blog.
Another author joining the Cafe and Bookstore this week is Evelyn Krieger with her debut YA novel One is Not a Lonely Number. The book was a 2011 Sydney Taylor Honor Book from the Association of Jewish Libraries, a 2011 Next Generation Indie Finalist, and a 2014 PJ Library Our Way pick.
About the book
Thirteen-year-old Talia Shumacher is the only child of a wealthy orthodox couple, known for their hospitality. As Talia becomes a teenager, her parents’ open-door policy begins to irritate her. When Gabrielle Markus, an eccentric twenty-three-year old ballet dancer shows up one day, Talia’s life is turned upside down. Convinced that Gabrielle is harboring a secret, Talia and her friends set out to uncover it. Along the way, Talia must deal with the loneliness she feels as an only child living in a religious community that celebrates large families. In discovering Gabrielle’s secret, Talia discovers…
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