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Review: Chiggers by Hope Larson

Chiggers by Hope Larson. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008. Age Level & Genre: Middle grade realistic fiction graphic novel Face Value: This is a solid graphic novel cover. Larson’s artwork is cheerful and conveys the summery camp setting. There … Continue reading

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Review: Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge

Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge. Amulet Books, 2013. Age Level & Genre: Young Adult realistic fiction graphic novel Face Value: It’s a pretty cover that showcases Gulledge’s graphic talents. But it’s kind of misleading! Based on the title … 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: The Sound of Your Voice…Only Really Far Away by Frances O’Roark Dowell

The Sound of Your Voice…Only Really Far Away by Frances O’Roark Dowell. Age Level & Genre: Middle Grade Realistic Fiction Face Value: I’m getting a little bored with the “shoes and ankles that represent a character’s personality” theme on book … Continue reading

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Review: Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow

Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Fantasy Face Value: This cover screams fantasy, and this book is a fantasy, so that’s accurate. But it also vaguely reminds me of Blue Moon, the store … Continue reading

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Review: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This is a super cool cover and I love it a lot. Elise looks 100% like Glendale’s Hottest … Continue reading

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Review: All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry

All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Fantasy, Retelling Face Value: At first I like it, the leaves and the font and everything, but when you look closer and see the floating girl … Continue reading

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Review: Doll Bones by Holly Black

Doll Bones by Holly Black. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Horror Face Value: It’s hard to imagine what else could make this cover better – it’s creepy (just look at those doll eyes staring out at you), … Continue reading

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Review: Drita My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard

Drita My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2006. Currently available. Genre/Age Level: Middle Grade Realistic Fiction Face Value: I love it! It’s colorful and the styling is perfect for middle grade readers. Although we only see the … Continue reading

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Review: The Wig in the Window by Kristen Kittscher

The Wig in the Window by Kristen Kittscher. Harper, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Middle Grade Mystery Face Value: YES to this cover. It looks contemporary and fun, and the girls on the cover are so obviously Sophie and Grace, that … Continue reading

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