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File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (All the Wrong Questions, #2.5)
3.90
it was amazing
I've made no secret of my love of Lemony Snicket and this book does nothing to lessen that love.

This book takes place within the larger Lemony Snicket
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Apr 06, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
 
The Problem Child (The Sisters Grimm, #3)
4.27
it was amazing
I adore this series.

I deeply, deeply love this series!

In fact, reading this series makes me feel like I did when I was reading all the Harry Potter bo
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Jun 06, 2011
Jun 04, 2011
 
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)
4.33
it was amazing
After the small bump in Percy Jackson's story known as "The Sea of Monsters", Mr. Riordan returns to form in "The Titan's Curse" which I may have enjo ...more
Nov 17, 2009
Nov 11, 2009
 
The Sisters Grimm: A Very Grimm Guide
4.16
liked it
I came across this book unexpectedly and decided to read it. I was on the fence before as to whether I would pursue it but I'm glad I did.

It serves we
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May 18, 2012
May 16, 2012
 
Cozy Classics: Les Miserables
4.02
liked it
The best adaptation of Les Mis I've ever read.

Subsequently, the only adaptation of Les Mis I've ever completed;-)
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 05, 2013
 
Oz. The Marvelous Land of Oz  (Marvel Classics)
4.19
really liked it
I enjoyed this volume even more. With the exception of the Scarecrow and the Tin Man, we have an entirely new roster of characters including Tip, Jack ...more
Apr 03, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
Zorgamazoo
4.04
it was amazing
The sad truth is that there are years of my life that did not have Zorgamazoo by Robert Paul Weston in them.

The silver lining is that Zorgamazoo by Ro
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Mar 20, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
 
Oz: Ozma of Oz (Marvel Classics)
4.21
it was amazing
This was without a doubt my favorite book of the bunch. The original text served as the other half of the inspiration for the film "Return to Oz" and ...more
Apr 03, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.22
really liked it
Where to even begin?

I found myself in that dreaded situation where no book was really speaking to me and I was just going through the motions, that is
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Nov 07, 2009
Nov 04, 2009
 
The Adventures of Pinocchio: Story of a Puppet (Italia Series)
3.85
really liked it
Where to start...

I picked this book up because I have just recently read through all the published "Sisters Grimm" books which deal with fairy tale ch
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Jun 29, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.44
it was amazing
So in the Summer of 2007 is when I read this book for the first time and I remember feeling that the book read a bit young and I was anxious to get to ...more
Sep 27, 2013
Oct 15, 2009
 
The Composer Is Dead
4.16
it was amazing
I don't think it is possible for me to love Lemony Snicket (and by extension, Daniel Handler) anymore than I already do! I have toed around with liste ...more
Dec 29, 2012
Dec 29, 2012
 
Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff
3.87
it was amazing
Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff is the second novel in verse from Mr. Robert Paul Weston. After reading Zorgamazoo and falling desperat ...more
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
 
The Secret of the Unicorn (Tintin, #11)
4.26
really liked it
This is one of three TinTin stories that form the basis for the film coming out later this year.

I had expected to review TinTin as part of my project
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Jun 14, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
Magic and Other Misdemeanors (The Sisters Grimm, #5)
4.29
it was amazing
I am beside myself.

If there were a rating above 5 stars, I would give it, but alas being the hyperbolic, extreme rater that I am find myself giving 5s
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Jun 14, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
 
The Neverending Story
4.17
it was amazing
So I can't really articulate a specific reason I started reading "The Neverending Story" to Ozzy as the first bedtime book. It just felt right. Now, O ...more
Nov 16, 2014
Oct 15, 2009
 
Long Tail Kitty
3.71
it was amazing
Ha! So the very first chapter "Where I Live" is really misleading because it is boring with clunky writing. I was prepared to not enjoy this comic.

For
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Jun 02, 2011
Jun 02, 2011
 
The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, #1)
4.01
it was amazing
I ADORE this series!!!

What a fantastic start the series!

Appropriately fantastical, menacing, and clever!

Michael Buckley does a fantastic job of world
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Jun 2011
May 30, 2011
 
Out from Boneville (Bone, #1)
4.16
really liked it
I can finally say that I have read Bone and for the most part I enjoyed it!

Let's start with Jeff Smith's art. I LOVE Jeff's use of color and his crisp
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Jun 18, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
The Everafter War (The Sisters Grimm, #7)
4.32
it was amazing
Overall, I really really loved this book.

It had danger, consequences, huge reveals, and character development.

I needed to know what was going to happe
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Jun 19, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons: TOON Level 1
3.20
liked it
Silly Lilly was written by Agnes Rosenstiehl who is apparently quite a popular children's author in France. The book is somewhat practical in that the ...more
Jun 07, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
 
Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King (The Guardians, #1)
4.04
really liked it
So my journey to this book involved several steps. I was at Half-Price wasting some time and literally perusing each shelf in the children's section u ...more
Mar 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
Once Upon a Crime (The Sisters Grimm, #4)
4.26
it was amazing
In some ways, this book definitely feels like somewhat of a departure for the series. The story focuses on a different location, there is an incredibl ...more
Jun 09, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
 
Wings (Mysterious Mr. Spines, #1)
3.70
it was amazing
This book was as satisfying as I expected it to be. It is chock full of imagination and fantastical ideas. Reminds me of classic children's literature ...more
Aug 24, 2010
Aug 21, 2010
 
Mega Man 1: Let the Games Begin
4.07
it was amazing
This was fantastic! Truly and utterly fantastic!

I actually just e-mailed the creators (Ian Flynn (writer) and Patrick Spaziante (artist)) and told th
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Sep 10, 2011
Sep 08, 2011
 
The Inside Story (The Sisters Grimm, #8)
4.29
it was amazing
So I am at a moment when I can articulate a review for the penultimate book in the Sisters Grimm series.

I enjoyed it, clearly, but it was very differe
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Jun 21, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
 
Beyond the Deepwoods (The Edge Chronicles: The Twig Saga #1; The Edge Chronicles #4)
4.03
really liked it
Wanting to continue reading fantasy, but desiring a bit lighter fare I settled upon the first book in "The Edge Chronicles". To my utter delight, I lo ...more
Feb 02, 2011
Jan 30, 2011
 
Who Could That Be at This Hour? (All the Wrong Questions, #1)
3.83
it was amazing
I love Lemony Snicket.

Words can not express how fond I've grown of this most unfortunate narrator who relied the tale of the Baudelaire orphans only
...more
Oct 28, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
May Bird Among the Stars (May Bird, #2)
4.13
it was amazing
This is the second book in the May Bird trilogy and it was an utterly delightful read. The story is a blend of Coraline, Wizard of Oz, and Alice in Wo ...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
 
The Edge Chronicles 5: Stormchaser: Second Book of Twig
4.14
it was amazing
I adored this book!

Upon finishing the first book of The Edge Chronicles (of which there are 10) which is also the first book of The Twig Trilogy, I ha
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Feb 07, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
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