The Computer Ate My Brother Marney 1985 Direct from the 1980s, we have a rogue computer that evidently eats kids. Of course the computer has a few “issues” and can evidently read your mind. Harry, our protagonist, is irritated by
Nurse Kate at Fallowfield Ferrari 1966 This book was made for me. First, it is a nurse romance. Second, we have floating heads on the cover. This phenomena seems to be something that just kind of creeps me out. (I
The Unoriginal Sinner and the Ice-Cream God Powers 1977 Submitter: This came to my attention because we inter-library loaned it to another library system… Holly: Weird title, but this is the third book in a trilogy that includes The Last
Junior Miss Benson 1945 (original copyright 1939) This vintage gem first started as a series of short stories featured in the New Yorker back in the 1930s. Our protagonist is a 13 year old girl named Judy Graves. This series
Blood Relatives McBain 1975 Submitter: I was weeding for grubby looking books in the mysteries when I came across this Ed McBain title. The real mystery is what condition the book was in when someone wrote “shelve as is”
Lights, Camera, Cats! Weber 1978 Here’s a children’s chapter book from the dark ages of 1978. That’s forty years, people! No matter how cute the story, few books actually last the test of time. If anyone wants to make the
Face-Off Lunemann 1972 Today’s choice in youth fiction is about a couple of hockey playing twins named Buzz and Chet. They play hockey, and one day they were messing around and Buzz’s skates were “accidentally” tossed over a stone wall
Zoe’s Gift Hayes 1994 It was the cover that had me picking this book up. What is going on? A ghost of a man, a girl looking catatonic and the other girl trying to get her attention. It looks strange.