Tag Archives: Sisters

Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han. Simon & Schuster, 2014. Currently available. Age Level & Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: This is a gorgeous cover. Real girl, real setting, real anticipation for the story that … Continue reading

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Review: One Came Home by Amy Timberlake

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake. Knopf, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: This is an excellent cover, the kind of cover that people ask you about, because it’s intriguing. But at the same time, it’s a cover … 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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Review: The Year of the Beasts by Cecil Castellucci & Nate Powell

The Year of the Beasts by Cecil Castellucci & Nate Powell. Roaring Books Press, 2012. Currently available. Genre: Graphic Novel Fiction Face Value: What a spectacular cover. The fierce young Medusa on the cover glares right at you from her … 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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Summer Week Review: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Armistad, 2010 (Currently Available) Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Seriously, one of the best. There’s so much to like about this cover. First, it absolutely feels like summer, without looking like a beach story. … Continue reading

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Review: With a Name Like Love by Tess Hilmo

With a Name Like Love by Tess Hilmo. Margaret Ferguson Books, 2011. Currently Available Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Gorgeous. I love this cover. I love the illustration. I love the look on Ollie’s face. I love the flyers falling … Continue reading

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Slatebreaker All Stars: Four Penderwick Sisters and One Broken Slate

It is time once again to open the hallowed halls of the Slatebreaker All Stars Hall of Fame. Today is a very special occasion. We are honoring a family of four Slatebreaking sisters who consistently shatter slates and steal our … Continue reading

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Review: Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma

Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma Dutton Books, 2011 (currently available) Genre: Speculative Fiction, Contemporary Face Value: Well let’s see. We have a ghostly floating girl in a flimsy white dress. We can’t see the face of course, but at … Continue reading

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