Tag Archives: Sparkles

Fancy Nancy & the Male Gaze

This post inaugurates a new feature category here at Slatebreakers in which we critically analyze some aspect of kidlit or YA. We’re calling it “Use Your Gray Matter.” This category is named after a line of dialogue from one of … Continue reading

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Review: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray. Scholastic Press, 2011. Currently available. Genre:  YA Fiction/Satire Face Value: This cover had me pulling out my credit card before I knew what the book was about or who wrote it. Let’s break it down … Continue reading

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