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Review: Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo. Candlewick Press, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: How to describe the genre? It’s not quite fantasy, but it definitely isn’t realism. It has illustration, but it isn’t fully a graphic novel. It’s a story about … 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 Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith: Poppy, 2012 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: Maybe it’s a little over the top, but I have to admit I really like this cover. The … Continue reading

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Review: And Then Things Fall Apart by Arlaina Tibensky

And Then Things Fall Apart, by Arlaina Tibensky Simon & Schuster, 2011(currently available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This, you guys, is how to do an excellent YA cover. No model-esque girl on the cover, no girl at all … Continue reading

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Review: Bigger than a Bread Box by Laurel Snyder

Bigger than a Bread Box by Laurel Snyder Random House, 2011 (Available September 27) Genre: Realistic Fiction with a Magical Element Face Value: Though there’s sort of a disembodied element here, I actually really like this cover! Yes, part of … Continue reading

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