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Estelle: Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers

Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers (Twitter) Publication Date: April 24, 2012 Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Pages: 240 Target Audience: Mature Young Adult Format read: Paperback from ALA! (Thanks!) Summary: Maria is ready to start fresh in New York City, living with her estranged mom and going to a new school. She’s not exactly sure what […]

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June 18, 2012 - 12:37 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - It’s set in New York City and it taps into music for the main story – yup, this book definitely sounds like something I’d want to read!

May 4, 2012 - 9:41 pm

Shelve It: Books Bought, Borrowed, etc. - […] 4/24 book release: a review of Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers. Magan gives you the dirt on TLA (the good kind) + provides some tips for those hoping to attend […]

May 1, 2012 - 12:00 am

Top 10 Tuesday: Books that Should be Movies - […] Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers (My review): I think we all know I have a mad love affair with NYC and I live here. Basically. I just finished […]

April 29, 2012 - 8:49 pm

VeganYANerds - I really like the sound of this, though I do agree that some lists of the songs on the tapes would have been a great edition! Also, I too was one of those kids who recorded music off the tv onto my cassette recorder! <3

April 27, 2012 - 10:04 pm

Estelle - E, maybe they were in the final copy? I would be interested to check it out. I kept thinking of you as I read this. You should definitely pick up both. As for God Shaped Hole, that has a huge musical influence too just not as much as How to Kill. 🙂 Can’t wait to hear what you think. Thanks for the comment as always!

April 27, 2012 - 9:50 pm

elena - I’m kind of surprised that the lists for the mixtapes weren’t in the book, it seems to be such an easy and obvious thing! You’ve got me so curious about this book, Estelle. I’m definitely going to try to read How To Kill A Rockstar, that sounds really promising! Music in books is always super interesting to me, ha.

April 27, 2012 - 9:31 pm

Jenny - So glad I wasn’t the only one taping music videos w my boom box by the speaker of my tv! Another great review as always, Estelle!

April 27, 2012 - 9:21 am

Estelle - Eva, sorry to disappoint! I know… the cover/title are sort of tricky things aren’t they? As a fan of Tiffanie’s work, I definitely think you should give it a try tho! 🙂

April 27, 2012 - 9:18 am

Estelle - April, it does the same to me. I think I was warned in advance though when I glanced through a few other reviews. Perhaps it helps to be prepared? I think you should give it a try. It has an edgier feel than other YAs.

April 27, 2012 - 9:09 am

April Books & Wine - I won’t lie, usually the unknown drives me NUTS. So I am not sure how I would feel about Super Girl Mix Tapes, because, on the other hand I LOVE NYC and complex relationships and the 1990s. Hmmmm.

Quite a book conundrum here.

April 27, 2012 - 8:55 am

Eva, The Book Stoner - Aw man, I was expecting “light and fun.” But since it reminded you of How to Kill a Rock Star, I’m still in! 🙂 Thanks for the very helpful review.

Estelle: In My Mailbox (3/18/12)

Hello there! It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time to find out what books I bought (even though I wasn’t supposed to buy  any again) and some of my upcoming reads as well. Hope you all had a great week, and looking forward to some fun books of your own. (Sidenote: the weather is supposed […]

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March 19, 2012 - 12:32 am

Jasmine Rose - I’m really excited for Bumped. I loved the lighter dystopian aspect of it. I love dark dystopians, but a light, funny one was a good change.

March 18, 2012 - 9:42 pm

Alison (AlisonCanRead) - Great set! I really want to read Wanderlove. The Echols book looks good too. Enjoy!

March 18, 2012 - 7:16 pm

VeganYANerds - Yay, great books this week! I really need to go out and buy Wanderlove because the reviews I’ve read have been fantastic

And I like the cover of Supergirl Mixtapes, very cool! And I’ve wondered about Bumped, I might give it a go.

March 18, 2012 - 1:55 pm

Melissa - Awesome bunch of books! I couldn’t get through Bumped — I found it super confusing, especially with the terminology. But I loved the Jessica Darling series. It’s always interesting how the same writer can write books that I love, and books that I didn’t love. But that’s one of the wonderful things about reading, right? Enjoy your new books!

Here’s my IMM: http://writergrrlreads.blogspot.ca/2012/03/imm-3-birthday-edition.html

March 18, 2012 - 1:14 pm

Ange/Libby Blog (@marmaladelibby) - Fun books! Great cover on the Storm Makers book and the Mixtape book! I still need to read Bumped. Here’s our IMM this week! Happy Reading!