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Review: Red Glove

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Red Glove (The Curse Workers, Book Two) by Holly Black. Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. 2011. Reviewed from ARC from publisher. Sequel to White Cat, which you really should read first. The Plot: For most high school seniors, the big question is what elite college to go to and what […]

Review: White Cat

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White Cat (The Curse Workers, Book One) by Holly Black. Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. 2010. Review copy from publisher. Also listened to the audiobook version, copy from the library. The Plot: For Cassel Sharpe, 17, life is about family, curses, and the con. His family is full of curse workers — […]

Review: The Queen of Water

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The Queen of Water by Laura Resau and Maria Virginia Farinango. Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House. 2011. Reviewed from ARC from publisher. The Plot: At age seven, Virginia, an indigenas living in an Andean village in Ecuador, is taken from her family to be a servant of a mestizo couple. Her parents, poor tenant […]

Review: The Piper’s Son

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The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta. Candlewick. 2011. Reviewed from ARC from publisher. The Plot: Tom was aiming for oblivion and he got it. Along with ten stitches, and a concussion, and Francesca Spinelli, who used to be his friend, staring at him in the hospital room, staring not in judgment, but worse, with compassion and […]