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Mini-review: Of Poseidon (Anna Banks)

Product Details
Reading Level: YA
Pages: 336
Publisher: May 22nd 2012 by Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 9781250003324
Source: Thank you local library
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Review: Midnight Pearls: A Retelling of "The Little Mermaid" (Debbie Viguie)

Product Details:
Reading Level: any
Pages: 208
Publisher: October 24, 2006 by Simon Pulse
ISBN: 9781416940166
Source: Library book


In a quiet fishing village seventeen years ago, one lone fisherman rescued a child from the sea. He and his wife raised the girl, Pearl, as their own daughter, never allowing themselves to wonder long about where she came from — or notice her silver hair, usually pale skin, and wide, dark blue eyes.

Pearl grows from a mysterious child into an unusual young woman, not always welcomed in the village. As all the other girls her age find husbands, she has only one friend to ease her loneliness. One very special, secret companion: Prince James.
But their friendship is shaken when trouble erupts in the kingdom — a conspiracy against the royal family combines with an evil enchantment from beneath the sea. Now, just when Pearl and James need each other most, bewitching magic and hints about Pearl's past threaten to tear them apart...forever.
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Pinterest + Images = Book Cover Love (Foreign Settings)

I recently read Anna and the French Kiss for the first time ever. (Stop gasping!) Of course, I fell head-over-heels in love with the setting. As I thought about that, I realized that many of the books I adore have foreign settings. Naturally, that lead me to look for images on Pinterest... and viola. This week's topic: foreign settings.

I would snap these books up in a heart beat...





What do you think? Any of these look like awesome book covers? (You know you love the first one.) Did you find any images that would make great book covers?
Next Week:Mythology