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Review: The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door by Karen Finneyfrock

The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door by Karen Finneyfrock. Viking, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: How much do I love this cover? So. Much. It’s both interesting artwork and actually relevant to the book’s content. The … Continue reading

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Review: Fat Angie by E. E. Charlton-Trujillo

Fat Angie by E. E. Charlton-Trujillo. Candlewick, 2013. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: I appreciate that the girl’s body on this cover is true to the character. Although it would be even nicer to see a real … Continue reading

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Review: Adaptation by Malinda Lo

Adaptation by Malinda Lo. Little, Brown and Company, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Science Fiction Face Value: I don’t like this cover, nor do I really get it. It’s evocative of a creepy tone without being too “scifi” I guess, but … Continue reading

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Review: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King. Little, Brown and Company, 2012. Available October 23, 2012. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: When this cover was first released I didn’t really care for it. The photographic image seemed distinctly less powerful … Continue reading

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Review: The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George

The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George. Viking, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction. Face Value: There are two covers for this book, and the one I picked up from my library (left) is great. Bright colors … Continue reading

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Joint Review: Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Drama by Raina Telgemeier. Graphix (Scholastic Imprint), 2012. Currently available. Genre: Graphic novel, contemporary realistic fiction Face Value: We love this cover because we loved the book, the cover perfectly exemplifies it. Graphic novels often have great covers, because the … Continue reading

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Review: The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes

The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes. Candlewick, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: Surprisingly good. With a title like this one, there is a pretty serious potential for some egregious cover crimes, like girls in … Continue reading

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