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Showcase Sunday | 01/08/17

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Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Jordan’s Jewels where you showcase a favorite cover on your bookshelves.


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A meth dealer. A prostitute. A serial killer.

Anywhere else, they’d be vermin. At the Mandel Academy, they’re called prodigies. The most exclusive school in New York City has been training young criminals for over a century. Only the most ruthless students are allowed to graduate. The rest disappear.

Flick, a teenage pickpocket, has risen to the top of his class. But then Mandel recruits a fierce new competitor who also happens to be Flick’s old flame. They’ve been told only one of them will make it out of the Mandel Academy. Will they find a way to save each other—or will the school destroy them both?

The idea behind this book, while hardly original, isn’t held back by this cover.

This book cover, I feel,  fits the synopsis of this book like a glove, from the graffiti-like artwork to the wonky font.

I know graffiti artist are hardly in league with serial killers but I like that this blue collar crime represents something much worse. It tickles me.

Jordan

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