The Five-Eyed Bookworm

Eclectic Reader. Lover of beautiful book covers.


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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Title: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Authors: Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Genre: Historical Fiction
Setting: Guernsey (United Kingdom)
Book design by Virginia Norey •  Jacket design by Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich
Publisher: Dial Press (2008)

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The Isle of Youth by Laura van den Berg

The Isle of Youth by Laura van den Berg
Title: The Isle of Youth
Author: Laura van den Berg
Genre: Short Stories
Setting: Argentina • France • Cuba • USA
Design by Abby Kagan
Publisher: FSG Originals (November 5, 2013)
Literary Awards: Amazon Best Book of the Month (November 2013) | Won the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters (others)
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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman Book Review
The Light Between Oceans
Author: M.L. Stedman
Designed by Carla Jayne Jones
Genre: Historical Fiction
Setting: Australia
Published July 2012 by Scribner
Literary Awards: Goodreads Choice for Best Historical Fiction (2012) • Women’s Prize for Fiction Nominee for Longlist (2013) • Winner of three ABIA awards for Best Newcomer, Best Literary Novel and Book of the Year • Winner of two Indie Awards for Best Debut and Book of the Year • Winner of the Nielsen BookData Bookseller’s Choice Award for 2013

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Blankets by Craig Thompson

Blankets by Craig Thompson Book Review
Blankets
Author/Illustrator: Craig Thompson
Published by Top Shelf Productions
Setting: Wisconsin, United States
Genre: Graphic novel, Memoir/Autobiography
Literary Awards: Harvey Award for Best Artist (2004) | Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for Best Graphic Album–New (2004) | #1 in Time Magazine’s 2003 Best Comics list | #8 in Time Magazine’s Best Comics of the Decade | 2004 Harvey Award for Best Artist, Best Cartoonist, and Best Graphic Album of Original Work | 2004 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album and Best Writer/Artist | 2004 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist and Graphic Novel or Collection

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Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo Book Review
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Illustrated by: K.G. Campbell
Genre: Children’s Books > Middle Grade
Published September 24th 2013 by Candlewick Press
Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal
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