Three New Reviews at ForeWord Magazine

h1 October 18th, 2007 by jules

{Note: Please see the post below for today’s Robert’s Snow schedule!}

Hi, everyone. If you missed our earlier announcement, 7-Imp is currently guest blogging at ForeWord Magazine at their Shelf Space column (“Booksellers and Librarians talk about what’s in their reading room and what’s on the horizon”) for the next few weeks. Eisha took week one with some YA novel reviews, and this week I’ve got reviews of four middle-grade/early YA novels up. It’s called “Middle-Grade Novel Round-Up: Or, The Only Place You’ll See Joey Pigza, Camels, a Tangled Mass of Fairy Tale Green, and Banjos in One Post,” and it’s here. The novels I review are:

* Camel Rider by Prue Mason (Charlesbridge; June 2007; review copy);

* Into the Wild by Sarah Beth Durst (Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers; June 2007; review copy);

* Louisiana’s Song by Kerry Madden (Viking Juvenile; May 2007; review copy); and

* . . . I kicked things off with I Am Not Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos (Farrar, Straus & Giroux; July 2007; review copy). I reviewed this back in September, but for this piece, I took portions of that review and added a few comments that Jack Gantos made at the recent Southern Festival of Books about the writing of this novel.

Here’s the link again if you want to go take a gander. Enjoy!

4 comments to “Three New Reviews at ForeWord Magazine”

  1. Woo! Go, Jules!

  2. Rock on, jules. Keep letting us know when you and eisha are guesting elsewhere…it’s fun to see your work in different formats.

  3. Hmm. I keep seeing more and more signs that I finally need to read “Louisiana’s Song.” I know it’s a sequel, which discourages me — does it work as a stand-alone?

  4. Brooke, you’re back! I gave up on your Brookeshelf blog after checking it repeatedly, but I’m glad to see you at WordPress now. Congrats on the beautiful baby boy!

    Yes, this works as a stand-alone. I haven’t read the first one yet — but really want to now.

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