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Impossible (Impossible, #1)
3.66
**spoiler alert** OK so I read this bizarre interview over on Teen Reads where I thought Nancy Werlin was a certified kook: http://www.teenreads.com/a...more
Dec 08, 2008
Dec 03, 2008
 
After
3.72
I have so many problems with this book.

1. I always deem it slightly unfair of me to say a book should have been written in a different way, since that...more
Mar 27, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
 
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List
3.50
A) I like multiple POVs but GEEZ there are a lot. Don't I make impassioned speeches about the overratedness of Jodi Picoult for such things?

but

B) Wow...more
not set
Oct 30, 2007
 
And the Band Played on
4.38
This book is really important, considering:

1. We are likely not safe from another random crazy deadly virus that will catch us offguard.

2. You have pr...more
not set
Jun 16, 2008
 
Along for the Ride
4.10
**spoiler alert** One star because the prose is lovely. Another because, I mean, I finished it.

Despite my issues with Sarah Dessen (and they are numer...more
Aug 22, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
Cycler (Cycler, #1)
3.25
**spoiler alert** Holy effing crap this book was a disappointment. I am bursting with so much to say that I'll try to stay organized but I am not maki...more
Mar 11, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
Huge
3.28
What I learned from this book is you only get pretty if you lose weight.

I learned that your mom's so fat she sends you cookies at fat camp. HA HA. Fat...more
Jun 28, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
 
Love Is the Higher Law
3.79
I think I need to accept the fact that the David Levithan work I'll enjoy most already happened in the days he ghostwrote for The Babysitters Club.

I l...more
Apr 04, 2010
Apr 04, 2010
 
Jacob Have I Loved
3.60
I remember loving this book as a kid, so I picked it up the other day. I'm not exactly sure why I liked it so much, because this time around I didn't...more
not set
Oct 14, 2007
 
The Life of Glass
3.77
You guys, this is seriously from the book:
I was trying on dresses in size 2, which Ashley looked at in disdain [Ashley is a size 00.:] but that my mot
...more
Jun 03, 2010
Jun 03, 2010
 
The Baby-Sitters Club: Kristy's Great Idea (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels, #1)
4.15
I don't know why I'm still so obsessed with the Babysitters' Club, but I am, and I accept that, and I probably should hold Ann M. Martin and her staff...more
not set
Nov 19, 2007
 
Bad Taste in Boys (Kate Grable, #1)
3.66
Ag, this is a really great one. Like I said about A.M. Robinson's Vampire Crush, if more books were like it and Bad Taste in Boys, I wouldn't get so a...more
Jan 2010
Dec 10, 2009
 
This is Not a Test
3.93
Good god, this book is brutal and unrelenting and bleak and other words that might make you say, "hey, why would I do that to myself on purpose by rea...more
Aug 23, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Fortunes of Indigo Skye
3.56
What gives, Caletti? I found your previous books so charming, so lovely!

Here is a quote a few pages in that shook me to my very core:
He kisses me and
...more
Jun 23, 2009
Mar 03, 2008
 
A Summer to Die
3.93
I haven't read this book since I was eleven or twelve, but I bought a used copy because I have such extremely fond memories of it. My copy has new cov...more
Aug 2007
Aug 23, 2007
 
Absolutely Maybe
3.61
So I read this great blog post about the rewrites Lisa Yee did to this book before it was published: http://chavelaque.blogspot.com/2009/0...

It actual...more
Mar 26, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
Saving Zoë
3.87
I wanted to like this more than I did, but at the end of the day I didn't think the characterization of Echo, the protag, was consistent enough. I get...more
not set
Apr 25, 2009
 
Heaven to Betsy & Betsy in Spite of Herself
4.45
I CAN'T BELIEVE BETSY'S IN HIGH SCHOOL YOU GUYS.

I had been feeling crazy guilty for never having read these as a kid, when I was in full-blown love wi...more
May 07, 2011
May 04, 2011
 
You Know Where to Find Me
3.26
OH MY GOD A FAT GIRL BOOK WHERE SHE IS NOT SKINNY AT THE END HALLE-FREAKING-LULLAH.

Rachel Cohn sort of irritates me as a writer without David Levithan...more
Jun 11, 2008
Jun 11, 2008
 
Dreamland
3.89
I actually enjoyed this book a great deal. It's a bit heavier in theme than most of Dessen's work, which I enjoyed, as it fit her tone well. But I wis...more
not set
Jul 09, 2007
 
Hero
3.88
There is little this book brings to the superhero genre in terms of newness or innovation. Luckily, the book also brings us Thom Creed, the protagonis...more
Oct 2007
Oct 17, 2007
 
Wonder
4.42
I think all my friends here loved the heck out of it so I seriously just raced home with it from the library and devoured it. I couldn't help myself....more
Jun 28, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
 
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
3.99
It is such a good thing that there are writers out there who can tell a fun story full of characters you wish you really know that's dreamy and swoony...more
Jun 10, 2011
Dec 10, 2009
 
What Happened to Goodbye
3.99
Things Sarah Dessen loves: fried pickles

Things Sarah Dessen hates: NPR-listenin', seitan-eatin' liberals

Actually this book was pretty much a snoozefes...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
**spoiler alert** This dystopian future makes Uglies and the Giver so warm and cuddly! I liked great bunches about this book. Right away it sets you u...more
Dec 17, 2008
Dec 04, 2008
 
Boy Proof
3.52
I've heard from a lot of people that this book is pretty so-so, but honestly I enjoyed it a lot and flew through it. Basically what I loved is that no...more
Apr 14, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
 
The Baby-Sitters Club: The Truth About Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels, #2)
4.24
Until I was about twenty-seven, I was absolutely terrified I would wet the bed. Now, I have never, ever wet the bed as an adult or a child, but I figu...more
not set
Nov 19, 2007
 
The Spell Book of Listen Taylor
3.50
I thought about not reviewing this, and truly I have been sick to my stomach over the three stars I am giving it. Kevin and Meg, two opinions I respec...more
not set
Feb 25, 2008
 
Twelve Times Lost
4.39
I read this last week in preparation for the release of the Location Scout and it was most excellent. I am really, REALLY not a short story person. I...more
not set
Mar 10, 2009
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
Sure, Twilight is decently-written, and I like the basic plot, but I am finding less and less to identify with the protagonist. Sure, she's intrigued...more
Jul 2007
Jul 16, 2007
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