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I read Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman a while ago, and I really enjoyed its Romeo and Juliet dynamic. (The son of a big time mobster and the daughter of an FBI agent fall in love, and it ends up being not as straightforward as you’d think.) I also think that it would make an entertaining film. Mostly though, I love the cover art. This is a book that gets checked out a moment after you put it on the display. I know that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but…well I did. The use of color and and the figure’s stance really draw the eye to the roses that are held like a gun. How cool is that? The best part is that the cover really reflects the story itself. Anyway, this is one of my favorite covers, so, I thought I’d share it with y’all.

Like what you see? Why not place a hold on the book?

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