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The Local Color

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A geek love story...

Everyone in St. Joseph knows who to ask about finding a good book: the sixteen-year-old literary supergenius, Evelyn O'Riley.

Using the local bookstore as her base of operations, Evie conducts a number of crazy, artistic experiments all in pursuit of self-expression and true love.

Whether finding a fudge-making soulmate for the owner of the bookstore, a
Paperback, 220 pages
Published May 31st 2013 (first published April 17th 2013)
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***Disclaimer: I got an e-copy of this book for free from the author in exchange for my honest opinion.***


Evelyn O’Riley is what you might call quirky. Or maybe creative would be a better word. Working part time at the local bookstore, she encourages customers to delve a little deeper than your average teen vampire novel. After she accidentally sets her crush up with her best friend, and then sets her boss up with her ex-guidance counselor, she delves into a
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“Saint Joseph, Michigan is a hamlet catered specifically to the tastes of rich, vacationing city folk. In the summer, these wealthy tourists haul their yachts out of storage and settle into their lakeside summer homes. When they aren’t oiling up on the beach, they flock to quaint ice cream parlors and overpriced clothing and art stores along Dove Street. Of course, none of the permanent residents of St. Joe can afford to buy anything from those boutiques, but we do get a little pleasure when yuppies get their stilettos stuck in the cracks of our brick-paved roads. Apart from the beach and movie theater, it’s our main source of entertainment.” 0 likes
“If I had a Dolorean and a Micheal J. Fox, I’d be getting ready to travel through time.” 0 likes
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