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Title: The Madness Underneath Author: Maureen Johnson Genre: Contemporary, Paranormal, Thriller, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Putnam Juvenile (US) / HarperCollins (UK) Publication date: February 2013 Hardcover: 290 pages After her near-fatal run-in with the Jack the Ripper copycat, Rory Devereaux has been living in Bristol under the close watch of her parents. So when […]
Today we bring you the latest installment in our feature, “What She Said…” in which we both review books that the other has previously read and reviewed. This feature arose because of a very serious dilemma we faced at Casa De Smugglers: what happens when one of us reads and reviews a book that the […]
Title: The Name of the Star Author: Maureen Johnson Genre: Mystery, Contemporary, Young Adult Publisher: Putnam Juvenile (US) / Harper Collins (UK) Publication date: September 29th 2011 Hardcover/Paperback: 384 pages The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it’s the start of a new life at a London […]
Title: Zombies vs. Unicorns Authors: Team Unicorn edited by Holly Black – Kathleen Duey, Meg Cabot, Garth Nix, Margo Lanagan, Naomi Novik & Diana Peterfreund; Team Zombie edited by Justine Larbalestier – Libba Bray, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, Carrie Ryan & Scott Westerfeld Genre: Speculative Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry […]
Title: Scarlett Fever Author: Maureen Johnson Genre: YA/ Contemporary Publisher: Point Publication Date: February 2010 Hardcover: 352 pages Stand alone or series: Follow-up to Suite Scarlett and there’s gonna be at least one more book after this one. Scarlett is back . . . . . . in this sequel to Suite Scarlett. School’s in […]
Howdy folks, and happy Sunday! As the first part of our official Steampunk Week comes to a close, we return to our regularly scheduled programming…but fret not! If you want more dirigible-inspired goodness, we’ve got our second installment of Steampunk Week coming at you next month… Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: Well, not much today other than – we […]
Well, hello there! We hope everybody is having a great Sunday! At our end, we are still trying to understand the latest episode of Lost (theories abound, none of them seem to make much sense) but alas, there is nothing new about it. Before we bore you to death, let’s do what we came here […]
Weekend is nearly over for us in the UK but you guys in the US still have one day off to look forward to! Meanwhile, here is what we have planned this week: On Monday, Ana reviews The Infinite Instant by Danielle Parker Tuesday, it’s Thea’s turn and she reviews Heroes at Risk by Moira […]
Title: Suite Scarlett Author: Maureen Johnson Genre: YA (Contemporary) HC Paperback Publisher: Point Publishing Date: May 1, 2008 (HC)/May 1, 2009 (PB) Hardcover/Paperback: 368 pages Stand Alone/ Series: Can be read as stand alone but there is a sequel in the works for 2010 called Scarlett Fever Summary: Her new summer job comes with baggage. […]
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