Makeover Monday: Three For the Price of One

Makeover Monday:  Awful Cover, Great Book

The Dark Days of Hamburger HalpinThe Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Pretty good story with interesting diversity and a rather unfortunate cover that does not appeal at all to my students.

View all my reviews The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-BanksThe Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved this! It’s funny and smart with excellent voice.

View all my reviews The Naked Mole-Rat LettersThe Naked Mole-Rat Letters by Mary Amato
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book is funny and heartwarming with an interesting format that incorporates emails. Frankie makes a few mistakes and tells a few small lies, which creates a dangerous spiral of events, and the hole she is digging just keeps getting bigger and bigger until it almost swallows her up. She’s flawed but lovable, and she tries to find her way through a difficult and emotional situation.

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2 Replies to “Makeover Monday: Three For the Price of One”

  1. While it is commendable that you took the time to write these ads, they really don’t rise to my stringent standards. I haven’t read them, but I’m pretty sure I’m right about this. You know me, I have great intuition. What? They’re not ads? They’re book reviews?? Really? Ok, then. Never mind. Carry on.

    • Oh, intuition? Is that what you call it? I could have sworn that was the sound of your ego. . . tripping. 😉

      I’m not big on typical book reviews. I figure people can Google for a synopsis. I just throw a few thoughts at it and move one. Clearly, I need more time to tend to my blog, but it appears you’ll stalk me either way. Who knew? 😉

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