Tag Archives: Misleading book covers

Review: Past Perfect by Leila Sales

Past Perfect by Leila Sales Simon Pulse, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: Ok, no. This is not acceptable. Publishers of Leila Sales’s books, we need to have a talk. This is great content you have going … Continue reading

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Review: The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm

The Trouble With May Amelia, Jennifer L. Holm Atheneum, 2011 (currently available) Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Yikes. This cover is pretty bad. I mean, on the one hand, I appreciate that I can see the girl’s face. But on … Continue reading

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Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

The Name of the Star, Maureen Johnson G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary, Mystery, Ghost Story Face Value: Well, unfortunately, it’s the worst, which is particularly disappointing given the high quality of the writing between the covers. But … Continue reading


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Review: Small Persons With Wings by Ellen Booream

Small Persons With Wings by Ellen Booream. Dial Books for Young Readers (2011). Currently available. Genre: Middle grade fantasy/fiction Face Value: My initial impression of this cover was very positive. I liked that we don’t see any actual fairy bodies … Continue reading

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