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Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier, an excerpt
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Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier: An Excerpt

We are thrilled to unveil an excerpt from Justine Larbalestier’s newest (and most highly anticipated) novel, Razorhurst. ABOUT THE BOOK Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier Published by Soho Teen Available March 3, 2015 The setting: Razorhurst, 1932. The fragile peace…

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On the Radar

On the Smugglers’ Radar

“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a new feature for books that have caught our eye: books we heard of via other bloggers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions into the Amazon jungle. This is how the Smugglers’…

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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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Smugglers Ponderings

Smugglers’ Ponderings: Cover Matters

A Bit of Background: The Internets are full of rage again as Bloomsbury Publishing finds itself at the center of yet another book cover controversy. Remember the furore surrounding the cover of Liar by Justine Larbalestier? When readers found…

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Book Review: Liar by Justine Larbalestier

Title: Liar Author: Justine Larbalestier Genre: YA/Thriller Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books Publishing Date: September 29, 2009 Hardcover: 384 pages Stand alone or series: Stand alone Summary: Micah will freely admit that she’s a compulsive liar, but that may…

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