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Review: Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray

Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray. Little, Brown, and Company, 2011. Currently available. Genre: YA Fiction Face Value: Oh my goodness. Here we have a severe example of the male gaze ruining a book cover. As Sarah so beautifully said when … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Week Review: All Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen

All Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen Tom Doherty Associates, 2011 Genre: Steampunk / Historical / Retelling Face Value: Eh. I’m pretty indifferent to this cover. It doesn’t set off any of my usual triggers – it has an … Continue reading

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Review: Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King

Everybody Sees the Ants by A. S. King Little, Brown & Company, 2011 (currently available) Note: We already knew we were fans of A.S. King’s writing, based on her previous and totally Slatebreaking books Dust of 100 Dogs and Please … Continue reading

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Review: Pink by Lili Wilkinson

Pink by Lili Wilkinson HarperTeen, 2009 (currently available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This cover is eye catching, with the white background and giant garish lips. Yeah, they’re a little alarming, but the striking shades of lipstick reflect the … Continue reading

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The Slatebreakers take on AATE!

As we’ve alluded to throughout this blog, both Brianna and I are drama educators, alongside our obsession with YA literature. Last week the two of us traveled to Chicago to attend the national conference put on by the American Alliance … Continue reading

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