Author Archives: Sarah

Review: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

Dorothy Must Die byDanielle Paige. Full Fathom Five, 2014. Currently Available. Genre: Fantasy / Retelling Face Value: We definitely know we’re in Oz by the signifiers = blue checked dress, silver shoes. The stark writing over the image hints at … Continue reading

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Review: Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Review: Pointe by Brandy Colbert. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2014. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: It’s lovely. With the elegant coloring, font, and image, this cover treads a fine line between spun sugar ballerina book and Black Swan … Continue reading

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Review: Now I’ll Tell You Everything by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Now I’ll Tell You Everything by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: There have been so many incarnations of Alice McKinley in covers over the past couple decades. And … Continue reading

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Review: Blythewood by Carol Goodman

Blythewood by Carol Goodman. Viking, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fantasy Face Value: Solid cover, nothing amazing. It reflects the story, looks intriguing, but doesn’t do too much to grab your attention either. I really enjoyed this first book in … Continue reading

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Review: Revived by Cat Patrick

Revived by Cat Patrick. Little, Brown and Company, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction / Mystery Face Value: I listened to this on audio book, so I didn’t spend a lot of time with this cover. Which is ok with … Continue reading

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Review: Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher. Little Brown and Company, 2012. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: Well I like the ketchup clouds. But other than that I don’t really understand the cover, and don’t like it all that much. I … Continue reading

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Review: Insurgent and Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Insurgent and Allegiant by Veronica Roth. Harper Collins, 2012 and 2013, respectively. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction / Dystopia Face Value: Consistent and respectable. When I reviewed Divergent  a couple of years ago, I noted my appreciation for the covers and I continue … Continue reading

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