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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: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013. Currently Available. Age Level & Genre: Contemporary YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: I love it! Rowell’s covers are illustrated in a beautiful, simple style. They look quirky and charming, which I would … Continue reading

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Summer Jobs Week Review: The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen. Viking Juvenile, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: I have to agree with the ladies of Forever Young Adult, and their assessment that this cover looks more or less like … Continue reading

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Review: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life by Tara Altebrando

The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life by Tara Altebrando. Dutton Juvenile, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This cover is totally cool, edgy and dorky in all the right ways. I’ve been noticing silhouettes as a … Continue reading

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Summer Week Review: Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen

Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen. Penguin, 2009. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: Sarah Dessen’s books are notorious victims of terrible covers. The pink-tinged girly frivolity of the cover often betrays the depth of the writing … Continue reading

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Review: The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour

The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour: Dutton Books, 2012 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This cover is immediately appealing to me. I love the colors and the way, between the sunglasses and the hipster t-shirt, it totally screams … Continue reading

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