Review: Not Here to be Liked (NPR)

Michelle Quach’s immensely lovable YA debut Not Here to Be Liked centers on Eliza, who’s just been done out of her dream job as editor of the high school paper by an unqualified but very charming boy. NPR Purchase Not Here to be Liked Click here to read this on NPR Review – Not Here to be Liked –…

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REVIEW: Edie in Between (NPR)

Laura Sibson’s Edie in Between follows our heroine as she learns her own magic and unravels a family mystery. If only we didn’t have to keep yelling at her to stay out of the metaphorical basement. NPR (PS: I re-watched Practical Magic just last night…) Click here to read this on NPR ************************ Review – Edie in Between –…

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REVIEW: Like Other Girls (NPR)

In ‘Like Other Girls,’ You Can Be — And Play — Whatever You Want. Even Football. • Britta Lundin’s Like Other Girls follows Mara, a hot-tempered 6’2″ high school sports star who’s booted from basketball for brawling, but finds a new life and a new way of being on the football field. NPR Review – Like Other Girls –…

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School Library Journal Loves HERO

It’s odd for a major review like this to appear so long after the book’s release…but better late than never! Also, I wholeheartedly support comparisons to the TV show Once Upon a Time. Some of us little people should benefit from The Giant Hammer of Disney, right? ************************* KONTIS, Alethea. Hero. Bk. 2. 304p. (Woodcutter Sisters Series). Houghton Harcourt….

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Today’s Blog Offerings

HERO landed in bookstores today, and exploded all over the intarwebs in a big way! *** At the Waterworld Mermaids, I blog about my spectacular, almost supernatural ability to pull off things at the Last Minute. Includes a few stats on Beloved, the first draft of which I finished last night around 11pm. (Click here to read and enter…

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Jenna Does HERO (with giveaway!)

Jenna over at Jenna Does Books has posted a really great review of HERO: JENNA’S REVIEW My favorite fairy tale writer, Alethea Kontis, pulls off another slam dunk with HERO, the second of her stories about the Woodcutter sisters. HERO is a gender-bending, swash-buckling tale about Saturday, the second youngest sister to Sunday, whom we previously met in Enchanted….

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