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The Word Exchange
3.35
In a not too far in the future New York, people are dependent on their electronic devices for phones, entertainment, ordering food, hailing a cab, exp ...more
Aug 18, 2014
May 29, 2014
 
When You Reach Me
4.07
Things I really liked about this book: the 1970s setting, NYC, the $20,000 Pyramid, and the fact that I felt a little unsure of the story the whole ti ...more
Feb 25, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
 
Starglass (Starglass, #1)
3.70
On the surface, this is Jews in Space meets City of Ember. I don't say that to dismiss it, however. It's really good!

First, I loved this book! Parts w
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Jan 02, 2014
Dec 30, 2013
 
The Explosionist
3.45
Davidison has created quite a world here, including enough early steampunk plot points for several books: a unified Europe, a Civil War won by the Ame ...more
Nov 2013
Oct 27, 2013
 
Maggot Moon
3.85
I haven't even figured out what this book is really about yet but I already know I will love it. Standish Treadwell, bullied 15 year old whose parents ...more
Apr 11, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
 
Doctor Who: The Vault: Treasures from the First 50 Years
4.44
This one was a gift for the whole family. I am loving reading it and (pause for the blasphemy) pretty stoked about getting all the background of the 6 ...more
not set
Jan 03, 2014
 
The Martian
4.35
The Martian is about an astronaut left for dead after an aborted Mars mission. Turns out, he's not dead but, he is all alone on a planet with an unfor ...more
Jul 18, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
 
Love Minus Eighty
3.81
So, here's a thing: Love minus eighty feels just like Super sad true love story except Love minus is fun to read!

I liked this book a lot -- Readers sh
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Sep 17, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
 
The True Meaning of Smekday
4.14
Acck. I wrote a review of this book, but the computer ate it. (It must be part Boov.)

Reading again, this time out loud with the kiddo. Laughing so muc
...more
Aug 02, 2008
Jul 28, 2008
 
Simon Bloom, The Gravity Keeper (Simon Bloom, #1)
3.95
Any author who invokes Douglas Adams in the first line of his acknowledgments gets my attention.

One third of the way through, so far, so good. There's
...more
Sep 15, 2009
Sep 13, 2009
 
Specials (Uglies, #3)
3.77
Having read Uglies & Pretties, I had to read Specials. I did feel compelled to find out what happened to Tally & Shay. As with Pretties, while ...more
May 2008
May 11, 2008
 
Found (The Missing, #1)
3.97
Haddix fans will enjoy this. Her trademark kids' world turned inside out is here, along with suspect science and untrustworthy adults. Jonah is not my ...more
Jan 04, 2009
Dec 31, 2008
 
Whales on Stilts (Pals in Peril, #1)
3.57
Hilarious! I loved this silly book.
Jul 07, 2008
Jul 07, 2008
 
The Golden Hour (Time-Travel Series, #1)
3.97
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Nov 27, 2008
Nov 13, 2008
 
The Diamond of Darkhold (Book of Ember, #4)
3.77
None
Feb 15, 2009
Feb 14, 2009
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