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Summer Jobs Week Review: Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson

Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson. Scholastic, 2008. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction (YA) Face Value: There are 2 covers available, and both are kind of average. The one I read I definitely prefer – it features a hotel wallpaper … Continue reading

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Review: Tell The Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt. Dial Press, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Realism. (also technically Adult Fiction. shhh) Face Value: I love this cover. I love it so much that I want a print of it to … Continue reading

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Dear America Review: Dreams in the Golden Country by Kathryn Lasky

Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, New York City, 1903 by Kathryn Lasky. Scholastic Inc, 1998. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction from the Dear America series Face Value: The interesting thing about … Continue reading

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Review: All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin

All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Dystopian Face Value: This is a cover that drew me in right away. It features some things I really love. The chocolate heart image … Continue reading

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Detectives Week Review: The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Haines Miller

The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines Roaring Brook Press, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Face Value: I love the classic mystery aesthetic here: it’s both paying homage to the genre and time period and a lovely … Continue reading

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Review: Bunheads by Sophie Flack

Bunheads, by Sophie Flack Little, Brown and Company, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: I am so into this cover. It’s fantastic, the way it shows just the right mix of actual representation and wry commentary. I … Continue reading

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Review: Inside the Shadow City by Kirsten Miller

Inside the Shadow City (Kiki Strike #1) by Kirsten Miller. Bloomsbury, 2006. Currently available. Genre: YA Fiction Face Value: The dual image of the girls and the city is very intriguing, and I can see how it would appeal to … Continue reading

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