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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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Best of 2011: Our Favorite Middle Grade Titles

It’s the last week of 2011. That means both of the Slatebreakers have left Arizona for the freezing cold of Wisconsin and Michigan, that most of us are celebrating a range of holidays with our family members, that we’re preparing … 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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Slatebreaking Halloween: Success!

It’s not quite Halloween yet, but a friends party offered us the perfect opportunity to test out our Slatebreaking Halloween costumes IRL. First, Brianna took her own advice and dressed as Jessica Darling. Not only was this costume comfortable, it … Continue reading

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The Slatebreakers take on AATE!

As we’ve alluded to throughout this blog, both Brianna and I are drama educators, alongside our obsession with YA literature. Last week the two of us traveled to Chicago to attend the national conference put on by the American Alliance … Continue reading

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You can break a slate with a wand: Hermione Granger’s Top 5 Moments

The release the of last Harry Potter movie gives us an excuse to do some writing about one of our favorite Slatebreakers, the brilliant and brave Hermione Granger. We could go on for hours and many, many pages, but here … Continue reading

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“Gilbert reached across the aisle, picked up the end of Anne’s long red braid, held it out at arm’s length and said in a piercing whisper, ‘Carrots! Carrots!’ Then Anne looked at him with a vengeance! She did more than … Continue reading

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