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Review: Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz

Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz. Candlewick, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Gothic Novel Face Value: This cover is exquisite. First, the dark colors and brooding artwork perfectly capture the gothic tone of the story. Then, when … Continue reading

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Review: Wonder Show by Hannah Barnaby

Wonder Show by Hannah Barnaby. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction. Face Value: Exquisite. This is another cover suitable for framing. In fact, this is a book that I wanted to read entirely because I … Continue reading

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Review: The Wizard of Dark Street by Shawn Thomas Odyssey

The Wizard of Dark Street by Shawn Thomas Odyssey Egmont USA, 2011 (currently available) Genre: Mystery/Fantasy/Historical Fiction Face Value: I find this cover incredibly appealing. I like the use of color, the aesthetic of the graphics fits the story quite … Continue reading

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