Tag Archives: Mystery

Review: 17 & Gone by Nova Ren Suma

17 & Gone by Nova Ren Suma. Dutton Books, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction / Mystery Face Value: Honestly, it looks like an instagram picture. It doesn’t make me not want to read the book, but nothing about … Continue reading

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Review: The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson. Shades of London #2. Putnam Juvenile, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Mystery/Ghost Story Face Value: This is a definite upgrade from the first book. While it doesn’t scream to me from the shelves, I think … Continue reading

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Review: Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff

Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff. Razorbill 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Mystery / Ghost Story Face Value: I love this cover. In fact, the cover on the left is a huge part of why I was excited about this book. The … Continue reading

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Review: The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress

The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress Genre: Historical Fiction/Action/Steampunk (is Steampunk a genre now? Call me out on it if that’s not acceptable) Face Value: I can’t say I’m particularly enamored with this cover, which looks a little too Charlie’s … Continue reading

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Review: Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield

Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield. Dutton Books, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Mystery Face Value: It’s tonally appropriate, and creepy, that’s for sure. But an obscured image of a dead girl with a flower between her legs? … Continue reading

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Review: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan. Random House, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Mystery, Fantasy Face Value: I like this kind of cover, with the monochrome background and black and gold stenciling. It’s a familiar look in YA covers these days, but … Continue reading

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Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners by Libba Bray. Little, Brown, and Co., 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Paranormal Fiction Face Value: This is a well-designed cover. Rather than showcasing one of the many characters and giving the impression that the book has a … Continue reading

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