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Review: Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt

Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt. Bloomsbury, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Realistic Fiction Face Value: This is a totally acceptable cover for contemporary YA fiction. The cover model looks appropriately vintage and the photo background hints at the unusual vintage twist … Continue reading

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Review: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano. Scholastic, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Powerful image that reflects the content and location of the story, and hints at one of the central metaphors in the book! Love! … Continue reading

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Summer Week Review: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Armistad, 2010 (Currently Available) Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Seriously, one of the best. There’s so much to like about this cover. First, it absolutely feels like summer, without looking like a beach story. … Continue reading

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