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Calico Captive
Calico Captive was Elizabeth George Speare's first novel. Another one you might recognize of hers was "The Witch of Blackbird Pond." Calico Captive wa...more
Jun 05, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
Dragon's Milk (Dragon Chronicles, #1)
Dragon's Milk is the first in the Dragon Chronicles series. I was recommended this book by the children's desk at the library and didn't know much abo...more
Jun 03, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #4)
I enjoyed the first book in this series (Dealing with Dragons), but I became increasingly disappointed with the series. The last book was better than...more
Nov 10, 2008
Nov 20, 2008
The Mennyms (Mennyms, #1)
The Mennyms are a creating of a wonderful seamstress. Some time after her death, the life-sized dolls come to life and inhabit a house in England. For...more
Jun 04, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
I knew very little about this book going into it. All I knew was that it was historical fiction. And... honestly, I'm not the biggest fan of historica...more
May 20, 2010
May 13, 2010
The Demon King (Seven Realms, #1)
Re-read in July 2012

I got the audiobook from my library's website. It was a daunting 10 hours long. But, two trips up to Idaho and a couple commutes t...more
Jul 23, 2012
Apr 17, 2010
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
**spoiler alert** Mockingjay was not what I expected. And yet it met all my expectations in a different way.

Like with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hal...more
Aug 24, 2010
Dec 07, 2009
Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
I'm afraid I'm not very objective when it comes to reviewing anything by Shannon Hale. I am definitely a fan girl. Combine that with my guilty love fo...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 28, 2011
For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1)
Review posted July 18 at Emily's Reading Room.

It has been several generations since the human race was changed forever through a disastrous genetic ex...more
Jun 30, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
Mistwood (Mistwood, #1)
First off, there is one thing about me that you should know. I have terrible reading retention. I read so quickly that I often forget the finer detail...more
Jun 16, 2010
Mar 02, 2010
Spells (Wings, #2)
Very rarely is a sequel better than its predecessor. This is one of those times. I felt like Wings was more of a middle-grade fantasy with not much to...more
Jun 07, 2010
Nov 29, 2009
The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, #1)
Peace is teetering on the edge in the kingdom of Carthya. A divided court and rumors that the royal family has been murdered cause Conner, a nobleman,...more
Mar 08, 2012
Jan 10, 2012
Shadow Hills (Shadow Hills, #1)
When I first read the synopsis of the book, I thought, "Oh great, ANOTHER paranormal romance." Is anyone getting a little burned out by this recent tr...more
Jun 05, 2010
Feb 26, 2010
Magic Study (Study #2)
This book connects flawlessly with Poison Study. I thought that the reunion between Yelena and her parents was handled beautifully. Her mother never w...more
not set
Feb 28, 2010
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
I didn't even know that the genre of steampunk existed until about a month ago. I must have been living under a rock or something. But, I've noticed...more
not set
Feb 19, 2010
Unearthly (Unearthly, #1)
Color me shocked, I loved this book. I don't love paranormal romance. I generally find it shallow and uninteresting and all about the romance. For the...more
Jan 02, 2011
Dec 15, 2010
Beauty (Folktales #1)
I had heard a lot about this book from friends. I really enjoyed the book for the most part. I wasn't incredibly impressed with the beginning or endin...more
May 28, 2009
May 27, 2009
Austenland (Austenland, #1)
This book was actually better than I expected. I will say though that it definitely was a guilty pleasure read. But, it was fun, and brought a new twi...more
May 31, 2009
May 31, 2009
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
Review to come later
Jan 09, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
A World Without Heroes (Beyonders, #1)
I enjoyed this book so much more than Fablehaven. It really was fantastic
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 06, 2011
The Crimson Crown (Seven Realms, #4)
It is an understatement to say that I was looking forward to this book. I have been dying to read the conclusion. And, it is everything I wanted it to...more
Oct 12, 2012
Sep 08, 2011
Inkspell (Inkworld, #2)
I enjoy all of Cornelia Funke's books. I really enjoyed Inkheart, but I was not as enraptured by Inkspell. Granted, I still really loved the story an...more
Jul 03, 2008
May 22, 2008
The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1)
Nov 10, 2009
Aug 23, 2009
The Gray Wolf Throne (Seven Realms, #3)
this was a re-read (or re-listen in this case since it was on audio)
Oct 12, 2012
Jun 06, 2011
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
This book freaked the living daylights out of me. Review forthcoming.
Jun 28, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
The Exiled Queen (Seven Realms, #2)
Just as amazing the second time as it was the first
Sep 30, 2012
Jul 06, 2010
The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, #1)
Always a favorite.
May 11, 2012
Jul 03, 2008
The Midwife's Apprentice
not set
May 22, 2010
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
not set
Jul 25, 2009
An Assembly Such as This  (Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman #1)
not set
Jul 25, 2009
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