Tag Archives: Mystery

Review: Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014. Currently available. Age Level & Genre: Middle Grade Realistic Fiction Face Value: Gorgeous. Even without knowing that this story was a mystery (which I can’t resist), I … 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: Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher. Little Brown and Company, 2012. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: Well I like the ketchup clouds. But other than that I don’t really understand the cover, and don’t like it all that much. I … Continue reading

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Review: The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett

The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett. Tor Teen, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Fantasy Face Value: I picked up this book because the silhouette style cover reminded me of Sarah Rees Brennan’s Unspoken, which I loved. I like this cover art … Continue reading

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Review: The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason. Chronicle Books, 2013. Currently Available Genre: Historical Fiction / Steampunk / Alternative Fiction / Time Travel Face Value: Oh HEY Twilight hands! It’s not that it isn’t a good concept – I’ve gone on … Continue reading

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Review: Spirit and Dust by Rosemary Clement-Moore

Spirit and Dust by Rosemary Clement-Moore. Delacorte Press, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Thriller / Mystery / Ghost Story Face Value: I can be on board with the Hitchcock reference, and the shadowy figure in the eye is appropriately stylistically creepy … 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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