Judge: R.L. Stine
R.L. Stine – best known for the nightmares he creates for readers in his books. Guess what? Stine can add another notch to the nightmares he gives — this time to authors! Stine is not afraid to say, “but I have one negative comment here.”
NEGATIVE? Here I am, thinking all the SLJ BoB reviews were going to be puppies and daisies and double rainbows (informative and fun, but still, we’ve been singing kumbaya a lot) and now suddenly it’s not My Pretty Pony unicorns, it’s killer unicorns and zombies!
And again! “One negative comment“. Want reviews that are more thoughtful critiques, the good and the bad? Read Stine’s opinion. Which puts me at picking 3 of 7 winners so far, and, alas, 2 of the 4 that didn’t win I had going all the way.