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Review: To Be Perfectly Honest by Sonya Sones

To Be Perfectly Honest: A Novel Based on an Untrue Story by Sonya Sones. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013. Genre: Novel in Verse, Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: Eh. It’s a big face of a pretty white … Continue reading

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Pack Your Bags: A Slatebreaking Reading List

My sister recently decided to do something bold. She planned a solo weekend trip to a city in another country. I am in awe of her independence. We’re both introverts, so I respect how much she has to put herself … Continue reading

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Review: Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard

Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard. Delacorte Press, 2012. Currently available. Age Range & Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: This cover is ok. I’m not enthralled with the dreamy blowing-flowers-into-the-air situation, but at least we see a real girl’s face. The … Continue reading

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Review: Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt

Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt. Bloomsbury, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Realistic Fiction Face Value: This is a totally acceptable cover for contemporary YA fiction. The cover model looks appropriately vintage and the photo background hints at the unusual vintage twist … Continue reading

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Review: Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher

Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher. Delacorte, 2009. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: If it weren’t for the positive reviews of this book, I would never have picked it up. The cover has the whole floating head thing … Continue reading

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Summer Jobs Week Review: How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True by Sarah Strohmeyer

How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True by Sarah Strohmeyer. Balzer + Bray, 2013. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: There’s a pink tinge to this photo, right? I don’t think I’m imagining that this photo has … Continue reading

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Summer Jobs Week Review: The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen. Viking Juvenile, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: I have to agree with the ladies of Forever Young Adult, and their assessment that this cover looks more or less like … Continue reading

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