cover title author avg rating rating my rating review Down_arrow date read date added
 
The Graveyard Book
4.09
I have just this moment closed the cover of THE GRAVEYARD BOOK, after loitering rather longingly over the acknowledgments and possibly the back jacket ...more
May 2010
May 22, 2010
 
Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures (Pip Bartlett #1)
3.33
I had such a blast writing this with Jackson (and also illustrating it has been delightful).

More to come closer to May '15.
not set
Oct 03, 2014
 
Flyaway
3.94
This one is by the same author who wrote STOLEN (which you’ll recall that I adored). FLYAWAY is actually her first novel, published second in the stat ...more
Jun 2011
Jul 04, 2011
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
4.22
This massive hardcover might have been worth four stars as a traditional novel, but the whimsical and cinematic illustrations absolutely push this boo ...more
not set
Jun 17, 2008
 
Eric
4.53
Technically this little volume is part of Tales of Outer Suburbia, if memory serves, but if you can find it in this little hardback version, it is ver ...more
not set
Apr 30, 2014
 
Coraline
3.98
This is one of my favorite middle grade novels of all time. It's an eerie, spooky little volume best read on a very dark and rainy evening. It's got a ...more
not set
Jun 17, 2008
 
You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum!
4.09
Well, that was ridiculous.
Jun 22, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
 
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia, #3)
4.07
I love the whole Narnia series, but this was my favorite. Lovely, sad, and whimsical. C. S. Lewis at his finest.



***wondering why all my reviews are fi
...more
not set
Jun 18, 2008
 
Wizard's Hall
3.57
I just picked this one up at the library to reread as I remembered loving it as a kid. It was, in fact, the first novel I ever got a library fine on, ...more
not set
Sep 14, 2008
 
The Castle in the Attic (The Castle in the Attic, #1)
3.94
Recommend this one for fans of THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD.




***wondering why all my reviews are five stars? Because I'm only reviewing my favorite books
...more
not set
Aug 08, 2008
 
The Black Cauldron (The Chronicles of Prydain #2)
4.13
On of my all time favorites as a kid. Recommended for those who like Diana Wynne Jones and Susan Cooper.

***wondering why all my reviews are five stars
...more
not set
Aug 08, 2008
 
Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)
4.29
None
not set
Jun 18, 2008
 
The Castle of Llyr (The Chronicles of Prydain #3)
4.06
None
not set
Aug 08, 2008
 
The Dark is Rising (The Dark is Rising, #2)
4.06
None
not set
Jun 18, 2008
 
Silver on the Tree (The Dark is Rising, #5)
4.16
None
not set
Jun 18, 2008
 
Who Could That Be at This Hour? (All The Wrong Questions, #1)
3.80
None
not set
Nov 07, 2013
 
Season Of Secrets
3.55
None
not set
Jan 06, 2014
 
The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain #1)
4.00
None
not set
Aug 08, 2008
 
Eight Days of Luke
3.85
None
not set
Jun 18, 2008
 
Taran Wanderer (The Chronicles of Prydain #4)
4.12
None
not set
Aug 08, 2008
Rss More books shelved as 'middle-grade' »