Tag Archives: Young Adult

Review: All-American Girl by Meg Cabot

All-American Girl by Meg Cabot. Harper Collins, 2002. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: Patriotism! Cursive! Stars! This cover screams baseball, apple-pie, and good ol’ US American wholesomeness. It does nothing to reflect the actual personality of main … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, Theme Week, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

The Princess Diaries, by Meg Cabot HarperTeen, 2000. (Currently Available) Genre: Contemporary, Romance Face Value: Well…there’s a whole lot of bright pink on this cover, and not a small amount of sparkle. I’ll give you that. BUT – there’s something … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, Theme Week, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney. Little, Brown, and Company, 2010. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: I love a bold graphic, and this cover delivers. There is an air of mystery about this cover. The bird and tree … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Use Your Gray Matter: Covering Cover Art

This is a topic that has certainly been, ahem, covered, in a lot of places already. But since we’ve been referencing our feelings about book covers, at least briefly in all of our reviews, I wanted to start the conversation … Continue reading

Posted in Use Your Gray Matter | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments