Monthly Archives: October 2012

Guest Post: A Few Words about The Andre Norton Award with Carrie Vaughn

We have a special guest post for you today, and we could not be more thrilled to welcome author Carrie Vaughn to the Slatebreakers blog. We first learned about Carrie through frequent Slatebreakers reader Deb Vaughn. Deb helped us connect … Continue reading

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Review: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett

I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett. Doubleday, 2010. Currently available. Genre: YA Fantasy Face Value: I’m afraid to admit this, but…the cover is too “fantasy” for me. Fantasy is not a genre I typically read, but I make exceptions … Continue reading

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Review: The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman

The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman. Small Beer Press, 2011. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction, Science Fiction Face Value: What I like about this cover is the way it captures the story – the line drawings manage to be evocative … Continue reading

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Review: Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple

Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen & Heidi E. Y. Stemple. Illustrated by Anne-Sophia Lanquetin. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2010. Currently available. Genre: Picture book Face Value: This cover is amazing. The girls are … Continue reading

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Review: A Certain October by Angela Johnson

A Certain October by Angela Johnson. Simon & Schuster, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This cover is perfect. I love it. I can’t stop looking at it. Were I a librarian or bookseller, this would be … Continue reading

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