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Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
Overall, I enjoyed the whole series. I found it well written, interesting, very clever with the ideas (though I did think of Stephen King's The Long W ...more
Mar 15, 2011
Mar 15, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
I enjoyed Collins's The Hunger Games, though I did find it predictable in places. I probably enjoyed it because it wasn't a novel I had to put a lot o ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 13, 2011
 
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
3.84
Ah, so much dystopian works out at the moment, some great, some okay, some not that great. But that goes with anything. I'll admit the cover drew me. ...more
Oct 29, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
 
Illyria
3.29
I'm not sure if I read somewhere that this is supposed to be Hand's first YA novel. I find it hard to figure out exactly what YA means anymore, but th ...more
Jan 2010
Jun 23, 2010
 
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1)
3.98
This is probably my favorite book for 2011. I've been a huge fan of Valente for a while now and I'm always impressed and intrigued by her lyrical lang ...more
Nov 16, 2011
Nov 16, 2011
 
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
3.79
Overall, the story became a little predictable, but I really liked the concept. I'm a sucker for a run-down creepy house. But the characters were enjo ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Aug 08, 2011
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.18
Just a really enjoyable read. Much thanks to a friend for the loan of her son's book. In ways it made me think of Harry Potter (perhaps because some o ...more
Jun 22, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
 
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
3.99
It certainly wasn't a bad novel. A bit predictable with characters. I did like the concept of Anna herself. I thought that was particularly well done ...more
Jan 04, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.08
While I really enjoyed the first book, the second fell into the that odd in-between place that seems to happen with second books in trilogies. I was h ...more
Mar 13, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
Un Lun Dun
3.81
I'm a huge fan of China Mieville. His works are often so complex, so marvelously described that it's a bit like indulging exceptionally fine chocolate ...more
Mar 11, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
 
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1)
3.73
I'm not sure how I feel about Ship Breaker. I think I expected more because of Bacigalupi's previous work. Perhaps some of it is because it's YA. I ca ...more
Mar 17, 2011
Jun 23, 2010
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.71
I think I'm surprised I made it through the first three books to finally get to this monster that, haha, I didn't and probably won't finish.

I had no p
...more
Aug 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
Bridge to Terabithia
3.94
This is one of my favorite YA books and I don't think I read it until I was in my early twenties when a friend gave it to me as a gift. I'd read The O ...more
Jan 2007
Jun 01, 2007
 
The House of Tomorrow
3.73
Over all, a really enjoyable novel concerning the discovery of self. Also, the use of punk is just so fitting. Who can really dislike something with s ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
Pretty much the same comments as book one. An enjoyable easy read.
Mar 13, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
 
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
4.20
Just really fun to read. Nice and light.
Aug 13, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.89
Such a pleasure to read.
Mar 02, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
 
Jackaroo (Kingdom, #1)
3.88
I don't remember enough of this book to give it a rating as the last time I read it was probably in 1989 or there abouts. I never, though, forgot the ...more
not set
Mar 09, 2010
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.53
I would not read this again. I'm not sure how I made it through and how I managed the third book.
Aug 2010
Aug 18, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
4.30
re-read 10 november 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Jun 01, 2007
 
That Was Then, This is Now
3.86
None
Jan 1987
Mar 14, 2011
 
Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)
4.29
None
not set
May 10, 2008
 
Edenborn (Idlewild, #2)
3.72
None
not set
Jul 19, 2008
 
Everfree (Idlewild, #3)
3.77
None
not set
Aug 14, 2008
 
Keturah and Lord Death
3.89
None
Jan 2007
Apr 27, 2009
 
Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
4.06
None
not set
May 30, 2009
 
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
3.25
None
not set
Feb 17, 2010
 
Idlewild (Idlewild, #1)
3.85
None
not set
May 10, 2008
 
Ella Enchanted
3.95
None
not set
Apr 12, 2010
 
Red Unicorn (Unicorn, #3)
3.79
None
not set
May 22, 2010
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