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The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
My brother recommended this book, and I really enjoyed it! I love the two new power systems, Allomancy and Feruchemy, and everything in the story just ...more
Jul 04, 2015
Jun 19, 2015
The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1)
Kelsea Glynn is an interesting Queen. At first she is a bit overcome by events, she was raised in isolation and needs to make it to her coronation ali ...more
Jun 11, 2015
Jun 10, 2015
Bastion (Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles, #5)
I am reviewing books 2 through 5 of this series in one lump because I checked them out from the library at the same time and read them in two days. Th ...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 09, 2014
I really enjoyed this novel. Jane Austen created wonderful characters.

Emma Woodhouse is the main character and the story is told from her point of vie
Dec 06, 2013
Nov 30, 2013
Inda (Inda, #1)
It took me until about page 100 to get into the story, that's why I gave Inda four stars instead of five. The story begins with a ten year old Inda be ...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
The Fires of Heaven (Wheel of Time, #5)
**spoiler alert** Again, so good. I am sad that Moiraine dies and I'm quite interested to see Mat's character development. I also really want to know ...more
Jul 20, 2015
Jun 18, 2015
Mind Bridges
There are tales of magic mixed with elements of science fiction and fantasy, as well as bits of the author's background in anthropology and archeology ...more
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
The Boy Who Wouldn't Sit Still
I won this book in the Good Reads First Reads giveaways.

The Boy Who Wouldn't Sit Still is a wonderful illustrated children's book. It is easy for chi
Sep 03, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
This is a dark story about magic and the real world, using elements of both Harry Potter and the Chronicles of Narnia. The latter half of the book is ...more
Nov 11, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
Foundation (Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles, #1)
I am a big fan of Queen's Own, and was looking forward to another story set in this universe. It did not disappoint. Mags and Dallen are great main ch ...more
Apr 2014
Apr 01, 2014
Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart
I enjoyed it. I am not really familiar with Jon Stewart or the Daily Show, so it was nice getting some background. I for some reason expected it to ha ...more
Jun 12, 2015
Jun 11, 2015
Shift (Silo, #2)
Though I am getting tired of post-apocalyptic tales, I did love how this story centered around those who created the apocalypse for their own ends. Th ...more
May 06, 2015
Jun 10, 2015
Girl Genius, Vol. 1: Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank (Girl Genius #1)
**spoiler alert** This is a wonderful beginning. Agatha Heterodyne is a lowly lab student, seemingly with no innate talent, or "Spark" as it is known ...more
Mar 24, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
Wow. Great story, but the wow factor for me is the author's voice. It is so original and so colorful.

Kote is an innkeeper in a small town. When a man
Dec 09, 2013
Dec 07, 2013
Remembering Isaac: The Wise and Joyful Potter of Niederbipp (Remembering Isaac, #1)
I decided to join a book club that many of my neighbors are in and this book is May's pick. I read it in one day, and thoroughly enjoyed it. I love th ...more
May 05, 2014
May 05, 2014
Cows on the Family Farm
I received this book from Goodreads First Reads Giveaways.

This book is a great introduction to cows on the farm, with fun facts easy for my toddler t
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
I have avoided reading this book for a while now, since what I knew of it - a dystopian novel about teens and where they fit into society and involvin ...more
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 22, 2013
Saving Saffron Sweeting
I received this book from Goodreads First Reads giveaways.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I read it all in one afternoon! Grace is living the American
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Mar 22, 2013
The Unincorporated Man
An interesting take on a possible future if everyone became a corporation with stock to be bought and sold, and the vast majority do not own a majorit ...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
Frozen (Cold Awakening, #1)
Reminds me a lot of the Uglies series by Scott Westerfield. A good read. Lia is a shallow and popular 16 year old whose body dies and whose brain is d ...more
Nov 12, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
King's Shield (Inda, #3)
The third book in the Inda series is not as good as the first two. I found myself wishing to read as quickly as possible so that I could know what hap ...more
Apr 07, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
Once: Before Midnight / Golden / Wild Orchid
I enjoyed this re-telling of three well-known tales - Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Mulan. Each tale had a refreshing twist to start out with. Cinderella' ...more
May 28, 2014
May 25, 2014
Banner of the Damned
I really enjoyed this book a lot more than the Inda books. It has a huge cast of characters and events that all come together in a very neat way. It a ...more
Mar 27, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
Wow, the sequel is even better than the first book, and there were several twists at the end that I did not expect. The Well turning out to be what it ...more
Jul 13, 2015
Jul 04, 2015
Sense and Sensibility
I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I really admire Elinor, and I love the character development of the Dashwood family throughout the story. Especially n ...more
Nov 30, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
The Great Hunt (Wheel of Time, #2)
I did not see at the beginning of the book that everything would come together like it did. I quite enjoyed this book too, and I love how Robert Jorda ...more
Jun 06, 2015
Jun 10, 2015
Extra Yarn
This is such a cute book! The art is wonderful, and I love the idea of a girl helping her town be warm and colorful. My son loved this story, I read i ...more
Jul 11, 2015
Jul 11, 2015
Cold Magic (Spiritwalker, #1)
This book is a mishmash of old Earth cultures, and gets loaded down with details, but it's an intriguing story. Cat makes a good main character, I hop ...more
Nov 13, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
A Christmas Carol
This is the first book by Charles Dickens that I have read, and I enjoyed it immensely. It's an easy read, made familiar by the different movie versio ...more
Nov 19, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
So I finally have gotten around to reading the Wheel of Time, even though I have been told to read it many times. I love it! My husband handed me the ...more
Jun 03, 2015
Jun 10, 2015
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