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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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The Center of Everything by Linda Urban

The Center of Everything by Linda Urban. Houghton Mifflin, 2013. Currently available. Age Level & Genre: Middle grade realistic fiction. Face Value: Nice. It’s simple and features a real-looking, whole-bodied girl. It may not be the most eye-catching of covers, … Continue reading

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Review: Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom by Emily Franklin & Brendan Halpin

We are so excited that author and blogger Malinda Lo is sponsoring a series of posts about GLBT issues in YA throughout the month of June. In honor of YA Pride Month, I read a new and Slatebreaking book with … 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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