Category Archives: Young Adult

Review: The F*ck It List by Julie Halpern

The F*ck It List by Julie Halpern. Feiwel and Friends, 2013. Currently available. Age Level & Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: I love this cover. It has that Instagram filter coloring that looks very contemporary (but will probably look … 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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Review: The Riddle of Prague by Laura DeBruce

The Riddle of Prague by Laura DeBruce. CreateSpace, 2013. Currently available. Genre: YA Fantasy/Mystery Face Value: I read an e-book copy and didn’t spend a lot of time looking at the cover, but I really do like the image. There … Continue reading

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