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Review: The Symptoms of My Insanity by Mindy Raf

The Symptoms of My Insanity by Mindy Raf. Dial Books, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This is a perfectly solid cover. While it doesn’t blow me away, I always think that a text-based cover design is … Continue reading

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Review: Destiny Rewritten by Kathryn Fitzmaurice

Destiny Rewritten by Kathryn Fitzmaurice. Katherine Tegen Books, 2013. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Realistic Fiction Face Value: I like this cover, and it fits the book. It looks young, but I think that this book plays best on the … Continue reading

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Review: A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty

A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013. Genre: Fantasy Face Value: I’m mixed on this cover. On the one hand, I find it a little twee, with the girl and the umbrella and the wisps … 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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Review: Janie Face to Face by Caroline B. Cooney

Janie Face to Face by Caroline B. Cooney. Delacore Press, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction (the realism though, is debatable) Face Value: Why are you trapped in a mirror Janie? I mean Jennie? I mean…is it the TWO … Continue reading

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Review: Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg

Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg. Scholastic, 2013. Available March 1. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: The lipstick-written title has been done before, but it’s fitting in this case. This book is all about the … Continue reading

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Review: The FitzOsbornes at War by Michelle Cooper

The FitzOsbornes at War by Michelle Cooper. Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: I love this cover. Like the content of the books, they’ve gotten better each time, and I think that the cover of … Continue reading

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