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Author Chat with Sam J Miller (Destroy All Monsters), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sam J Miller author of Destroy All Monsters.  Read on for more about Sam, plus an interview and an giveaway!        Meet Sam J Miller ! Sam J. Miller lives in New York City now, but grew up in a small town...
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Diversify Your Shelves--"When Our Stories Are Ugly"

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When Our Stories Are Ugly: #ownvoices As a Weapon Against Internalized Oppression by Sam J. Miller   When I started to tell my story, I knew that there would be trouble.    Months before my debut novel  The Art of Starving  came out,  people were upset about it. They saw the...
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Featured Review: The Art of Starving (Sam J Miller)

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About This Book:  More Happy Than Not meets Glory O’Brien’s History of the Futurein this gritty, contemporary YA debut about a bullied gay teen boy with an eating disorder who believes he’s developed super powers via starvation. Matt hasn’t eaten in days. His stomach stabs and twists inside, pleading for a meal. But...
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