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The Revealers
3.43
Do you remember being in the seventh grade? I remember it as being the most difficult year, socially, with its only rival being the eighth grade. Some ...more
Jan 2006
May 07, 2008
 
Faerie Lord (The Faerie Wars Chronicles, #4)
3.97
The fourth and concluding book in a series that I found waiting for the next publication as difficult as waiting for the next Harry Potter book to com ...more
Jun 20, 2008
Jun 06, 2008
 
Ever
3.43
A great fast read, this book had part Norse, part Mesopotamian myth incorporated its story lines. I of course I snatched up this book immediately when ...more
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 05, 2008
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.27
Hilarious! There was a delicate balance between what is in the bible, and how Christopher Moore interpreted what "could" have happened in Jesus' sub-3 ...more
Sep 22, 2008
Aug 22, 2008
 
Quick Breads: 63 Recipes For Bakers In A Hurry
3.17
I found a new love of baking several years ago, partly due to the fact that most everyone I worked with at library were superb bakers (and tasting the ...more
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Jul 13, 2009
 
Free to All: Carnegie Libraries & American Culture, 1890-1920
3.67
I read quite a bit of “Free to All” for my Public Libraries class, and greatly enjoyed pouring through all the photographs and floor plans of the old ...more
Sep 12, 2009
Sep 12, 2009
 
Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)
3.56
I feel the need to explain myself for having a James Patterson book on my "read" list. This is a YA book, and I was stranded at an airport with an ext ...more
Apr 19, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
 
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1-2)
4.20
This book was certainly an eye-opening experience of the Iranian War through the eyes of a child (the memories of a woman told as an adult). Marjane S ...more
Jul 20, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
 
Maus: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
4.34

“Maus” made a huge impression me- I know my history- I have no delusions of what happened in WW2 and what horrors and evils the Nazi Germans spread to
...more
Jul 27, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
 
Cancer Vixen
3.73
I read “Cancer Vixen” which were very emotional read for me. It got me thinking about all of my family (my grandmother had breast cancer, but is in re ...more
Aug 03, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
 
Brave New World
3.94
This book has been on my to-read shelf since my junior year in high school (so about 15 years). Well, funny enough, the teen book club that I host at ...more
Jan 16, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.93
I have been listening to a lot of audio books and podcasts lately. This is not one that I chose to listen to however- I needed the print copy to hold ...more
Dec 25, 2009
Dec 06, 2009
 
Addition
3.55
Do you count things? Unconsciously (perhaps) number the stairs you're walking up, or the amount of ravioli on your plate? We all count and measure thi ...more
Apr 14, 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
Pedro and Me: Friendship, Loss, and What I Learned
3.95
“Pedro and Me” faces a very difficult topic: AIDS, and if this novel was told with actual pictures instead of drawings, it might have been too difficu ...more
Jul 29, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Cardcaptor Sakura, Vol. 1 (Cardcaptor Sakura, #1)
4.28
My first exposure to Japanese manga (or at least the first manga book I've read in years!), and it was a good one! Very predictable, but I still enjoy ...more
Jul 25, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Compulsion
3.30
While I don't have OCD, I identified with this book on way too many levels. I think on some level, we all have things we obsess about, and while maybe ...more
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
Stardust
4.04
This is one of those rare times when I watched the movie before I read the book. I generally don't like to do this because it gives me a pre-conceived ...more
May 23, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
A Mango-Shaped Space
4.21
Mia Winchell is thirteen years old, and she has a cat named Mango. She found him as a tiny kitten at her grandfather's funeral a year ago. Mia kept hi ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, #1)
3.68
A terrible storm, the likes of which no one in Tin Culvert, Oklahoma has ever seen before, develops out of nowhere and hits the little town with terri ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
4.25
This is a remarkable story of an unlikely relationship between a 130-year-old tortoise and a baby hippopotamus.

After a devastating tsunami off the coa
...more
Jan 2006
May 07, 2008
 
Sarah's Ground
3.50
In 1861, the American Civil War started. Sarah hadn't planned on taking any part in the war, but by doing just that, not taking part, she actually did ...more
Jan 2004
May 07, 2008
 
Full Tilt
3.97
Full Tilt is a "coming of age" story with a wild twist. Sixteen-year-old Blake goes on the most bizarre rides of his life at an invitation-only phanto ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
The Frog Princess (Tales of the Frog Princess, #1)
3.79
"Frog Princess, you say? That's not right! It's the prince that's supposed to be turned into the frog!" Well, in this book, both the prince and the pr ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
Once Upon a Curse (Tales of the Frog Princess, #3)
4.04
Once Upon A Curse is the third and final book in this series about Princess Emeralda and Prince Eadric (the others being Dragon's Breath and The Frog ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
The Game of Sunken Places (Norumbegan Quartet, #1)
3.40
One afternoon, Gregory and Brian receive a strange gold-leaf invitation in the mail from Gregory's uncle, Max Grendle, inviting them to come stay with ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
Stormchaser (The Edge Chronicles, #2)
4.11
Sanctaphrax is a city of knowledge and wit. It is home to academics, alchemists and apprentices, and the views are breathtaking with its tall thin tow ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
Dragon and Thief (Dragonback, #1)
4.03
Draycos is a K'da poet warrior and the sole survivor in a battle against his mortal enemies, the Valahgua. Their purple death-beam has simply snuffed ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
Exiled: Memoirs of a Camel
3.79
Ali, the spirited dromedary camel (that's a one-humped camel), has a story to tell of growing up and living under the shadow of the man-beasts. He is ...more
Jan 2004
May 07, 2008
 
A Kick in the Head: An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms
4.05
I like to think of poets as brilliant and clever: how do they come up with such witty interesting ways to explain the world around us? It's the same w ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
 
Magyk (Septimus Heap, #1)
3.78
Septimus Heap is the seventh son of a seventh son, born on a snowy frosty morning on the shortest day of the year. But his life is a short one, and th ...more
Jan 2005
May 07, 2008
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