Tag Archives: Poetry

Review: Addie on the Inside by James Howe

Addie on the Inside by James Howe. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Poetry Face Value: Even though it has that “cut off the body parts of the girl” element that can be really unappealing, I … Continue reading

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Review: Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall Lee and Low Books, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction, Poetry Face Value: Perfect. The more I look at this cover the more I’m in love with it. It’s not all that … Continue reading

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Review: And Then Things Fall Apart by Arlaina Tibensky

And Then Things Fall Apart, by Arlaina Tibensky Simon & Schuster, 2011(currently available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This, you guys, is how to do an excellent YA cover. No model-esque girl on the cover, no girl at all … Continue reading

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Review: Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai Harper Collins, 2011 (currently available) Genre: Historical Fiction, Novel in Verse Face Value: This cover is just lovely. I love the colors and I think the silhouettes of Há and her beloved … Continue reading

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