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Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Laini Taylor Little, Brown and Company, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Fantasy Face Value: It could be a lot worse. There’s a truly lovely element to this cover – the blue is striking against the black … 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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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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How to Have a Slatebreaking Halloween

It’s Halloween season everybody! That means it’s time for the annual cringe fest that is this year’s crop of inappropriately sexy Halloween costumes! Basically, as anyone who has ever been at a bar on Halloween (or looked at the internet) … Continue reading

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Use Your Gray Matter: Why Katniss vs. Bella Doesn’t Help Anybody

I love The Hunger Games. We both do, here on this blog. It’s no surprise – Katniss is an outstanding, unbelievably Slatebreaking character. From her fierce loyalty to her family, her amazing survival skills, her ability to outsmart almost anybody … Continue reading

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