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Betrayed (House of Night #2)
This is the second book in the series "House of Night". I didn't enjoy the first book much, I thought it started out strange, the story was slow, and...more
Dec 09, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
The Westing Game
This book started out confusing me terribly (you're introduced to 16 plus characters at the very beginning and you don't get to know them until much f...more
Feb 05, 2009
Jan 25, 2009
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
How can you not love Harry Potter??

I didn't read any of them til last year, I'd already seen 4 of the movies, but I could NOT put down the books until...more
Mar 2007
Nov 27, 2008
Gathering Blue (The Giver, #2)
Gathering Blue is a companion book in "The Giver" series. I've read (and loved) The Giver and so I thought I'd give this one a try. Honestly, GB was a...more
Jan 14, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
Marked (House of Night #1)
Warning!! This book contains mucho language and some sexual references -- it's a little bit harsh. Janelle recommended this, and I didn't really want...more
Nov 27, 2008
Nov 17, 2008
I love Neal Shusterman's writing. He's so witty and entertaining. And I like the fact that he's willing to broach some really deep-rooted subjects tha...more
Sep 25, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
This book started out as just okay for me, nothing special. But I ended up completely falling in love!! I recommend it to anyone who is looking for a...more
Jan 24, 2009
Jan 24, 2009
Messenger (The Giver, #3)
This is the third book in "The Giver" series; it is also the book that unites characters from the first and second books together, which I really like...more
Jan 16, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
I Capture the Castle
**spoiler alert** This book was an overall enjoyable experience for me. The main character in the story was quite witty and had a really cute outlook...more
May 03, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
Tortured (Birthmarked, #1.5)
This VERY small "bridge" book answers what happens to Leon between book 1 and 2. I didn't know about it until after I'd finished book 2 and went back...more
Dec 19, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
Ahhh, this has been a wonderful series. I thoroughly enjoyed it, possibly as much as Twilight, and that's saying something. I just might have to purch...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 04, 2009
Dinosaurs Before Dark
My 7 year old has just discovered these books and REALLY enjoys them. This series of books is perfect for an introduction to chapter books, the writin...more
Nov 2010
Dec 04, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
This book was completely amazing!! Stephenie Meyer recommended it on her website so everyone and their dog had checked it out from the library, but I...more
Dec 26, 2008
Nov 22, 2008
War Horse (War Horse, #1)
I had this book recommended to me by my co-worker, and I had also heard about the movie. This is not typically the kind of book I pick up, but I'm gla...more
May 10, 2012
May 09, 2012
The Named (Guardians of Time, #1)
This is a fun series so far!

Ethan is a Guardian of Time. He travels back in time to correct changes that are being made by an evil Goddess; she is tr...more
Aug 09, 2009
Jul 31, 2009
Rumors of War (Children of the Promise, #1)
It's been years since I've read this one, and I haven't finished the series, so I need to go back and re-read, but it was an amazing experience readin...more
Jan 1997
Nov 27, 2008
The Time Traveler's Wife
This was a wierd book. I was definitely sucked into the story and intruiged by the idea but I don't know that I would recommend this book to anyone be...more
Apr 23, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
Good Night Sleep Tight: The Sleep Ladys Gentle Guide to Helping Your Child Go to Sleep, Stay Asleep, and Wake Up Happy
OK. This is the book that I bought when Kayla was transitioning from the crib to her toddler bed (which happened at 18 months because she was climbing...more
Jan 2004
Nov 17, 2008
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
I read through this book pretty fast but when it ended I felt like I had just watched a marathon of "Sister Wives" with an unlikely, twisted plotline....more
Sep 29, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
Blue Noon (Midnighters, #3)
OK, I hate to admit it, but this series got a little boring to me. I really enjoyed the first book because I thought it was a really cool idea, the se...more
Nov 17, 2008
Nov 11, 2008
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
This book started a little slow, but when I finally got into it, it was really interesting . . . but the whole idea of it kind of freaked me out. "The...more
Jan 30, 2009
Jan 27, 2009
Wired (Cold Awakening, #3)
I should never keep reading a series that I don't really like just so I can see what happens in the end. I'm so disappointed. And confused. And bugged...more
Feb 04, 2012
Jan 14, 2012
Crashed (Cold Awakening, #2)
*Review is kind of spoiler-ish*

I forgot how much I disliked the first book in this series until I read my review of that one tonight. I liked this one...more
Jan 10, 2012
Jun 27, 2009
The Night Circus
There was a lot of hype surrounding this book and it lived up to a lot of it. The imagery, the descriptions were fantastic. It seemed to bring this bo...more
Dec 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Super Baby Food: Absolutely Everything You Should Know about Feeding Your Baby and Toddler from Starting Solid Foods to Age Three Years
This book is wonderful for making your own baby food. It's definitely the most comprehensive book I've ever seen. In fact, it probably (no, definitely...more
Jan 2004
Nov 17, 2008
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
This book didn't turn out to be what I expected . . . it was quite slow moving for me and not enough of the magical, mystical elements I was hoping fo...more
Mar 17, 2009
Dec 22, 2008
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
This really was an amazing book, although this is not a book for everyone. It covers some pretty horrific subject matter and there is one scene in the...more
Aug 16, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
I really, really enjoyed this book. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 star rating is the language and sexual stuff -- I really wish it hadn't been...more
Mar 21, 2009
Jan 18, 2009
The Book Thief
I have to be honest, this book had a lot of slow parts for me -- but overall the story was good, the main character very lovable. I could hardly read...more
Feb 21, 2009
Dec 24, 2008
Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2)
I really enjoyed this second book of this series. The author threw a bit of action and sorrow into this second book, and I have to admit I cried a tin...more
Mar 30, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
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