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Book Review: Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon

Title: Silver Phoenix Author: Cindy Pon Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: April 2009 Hardcover: 352 Pages No one wanted Ai Ling. And deep down she is relieved—despite the dishonor she has brought upon her family—to…

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Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash and News

Welcome to another Sunday edition of our Smugglers’ Stash & News. We shall start with some excellent news: The Mysterious Benedict Society covers to be “Adjusted”: The School Library Journal reported on the 26th that Little, Brown Books for…

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Book Review: Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves

Title: Bleeding Violet Author: Dia Reeves Genre: YA/ UF Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: January 2010 Hardcover: 464 pages Love can be a dangerous thing….Hanna simply wants to be loved. With a head plagued by hallucinations, a medicine cabinet…

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Cover Matters

Cover Matters: An Introduction

Following Bloomsbury’s Whitewashing Cover Fiasco ’09-’10 (Justine Larbalestier’s Liar and Jaclyn Dolamore’s Magic Under Glass), readers were able to make some small positive change resulting in the publisher’s book jacket retraction and subsequent re-issuance of new, race-conscious covers. This…

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