Modelling opportunity for blue-eyed brunettes

While editing my reviews for the upcoming Fall 2011 Horn Book Guide, Elissa spotted these:

From the last Guide:

Apparently, the heroine of a paranormal YA romance must be an extra-pale, blue-eyed brunette with her hair in her (partial) face—at least, if I’m going to review it.

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Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, assistant editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College.

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  1. >Another one I reviewed in this Guide issue which ALMOST fits the formula: http://www.amazon.com/Last-Sacrifice-Vampire-Academy-Book/dp/1595143068/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1313770601&sr=8-1

  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >Hey, I'm a blue-eyed brunette–well, I used to be.

  3. Here’s another one!

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