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Review: The Stone Girl

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Welcome to The Stone Girl blog tour! The Stone Girl by Alyssa B. Sheinmel. Knopf Books for Younger Readers, an imprint of Random House. 2012. Reviewed from eArc from NetGalley. The Plot: Sarah Beth “Sethie” Weiss is a senior at the prestigious Franklin White girl’s school. She gets good grades, has a cute boyfriend, a [...]

Interview: Alyssa B. Sheinmel

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Welcome to this stop in Alyssa B. Sheinmel‘s blog tour! There’s two stops here; today, an interview with Alyssa; and tomorrow, a review of The Stone Girl. Other books by Alyssa: The Beautiful Between (2010);  The Lucky Kind (2011). Interview: Liz B: To begin with, I just have to say how much I adored THE [...]

The Stone Girl Blog Tour

As you may notice, I don’t usually participate in blog tours. The ones I do tend to be for authors and books I love. This month, I’m posting as part of the blog tour for The Stone Girl, Alyssa B. Sheinmel‘s new book. I am a huge fan of Sheinmel’s writing; her use of language, the [...]

Interview with Alyssa B. Sheinmel for the Summer Blog Blast Tour

Welcome to day 5 of the 2011 Summer Blog Blast Tour! Today we have Alyssa B. Sheinmel, author of two of my favorite books, The Lucky Kind (Knopf, 2011) and The Beautiful Between (Knopf, 2010). From my review of The Lucky Kind: “Nick Brandt, 16, doesn’t know that answering the phone will shake up his world. A [...]

Review: The Lucky Kind

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The Lucky Kind by Alyssa B. Sheinmel. Knopf, an imprint of Random House. 2011. Review copy from publisher. The Plot: Nick Brandt, 16, doesn’t know that answering the phone will shake up his world. A strange man asks for “Sheffman Brandt,” knowing Nick’s father’s name but not knowing he goes by Rob, his middle name. A [...]

Review: The Beautiful Between

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The Beautiful Between by Alyssa B. Sheinmel. Knopf, an imprint of Random House. 2010. The Plot: Connelly Sternin, a junior, looks around her high school and sees it, her life, as a fairy tale. Connelly is Rapunzel, living in a Manhattan high rise, hiding behind studying and SAT Prep. She keeps herself isolated, not just [...]