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Review: Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King

Everybody Sees the Ants by A. S. King Little, Brown & Company, 2011 (currently available) Note: We already knew we were fans of A.S. King’s writing, based on her previous and totally Slatebreaking books Dust of 100 Dogs and Please … Continue reading

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Review: Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013. Currently available. Genre: Middle grade realistic fiction. Face Value: This is such an exuberant cover! Nate on the red carpet in NYC is a joyful … 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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Archived Reviews

Our archived reviews, sorted by genre. The date listed is the year in which the book was published. This page is a work in progress – we appreciate your patience as we collect it all. Contemporary Realistic Fiction Sparks by S. … Continue reading

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Review: The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour

The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour: Dutton Books, 2012 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This cover is immediately appealing to me. I love the colors and the way, between the sunglasses and the hipster t-shirt, it totally screams … Continue reading

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Watch the ALA Youth Media Awards with the Slatebreakers!

We are SO excited for the awards this morning you guys! We have been preparing religiously the past months, and (of course) have many strong opinions about which books deserve Newbery and Printz honors. We’re excited enough that we’re gathering … Continue reading

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Best of 2011: Our Favorite Young Adult Titles

Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about the Young Adult section of the bookstore when compiling our Best of 2011 list. Today we share our favorite books for teens that featured Slatebreaking characters and themes. Although there is a lot of … Continue reading

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The Slatebreakers Do Your Holiday Shopping: A Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again, when all of your favorite blogs post holiday gift guides – and Slatebreakers is joining in on the fun! As voracious readers and book bloggers, we find that books make excellent gifts. We brainstormed the … Continue reading

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