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Saving the World (Shannon Ravenel Books (Paperback))
liked it
Aug 2006
Jan 31, 2008
Walk Two Moons
really liked it
Oct 2004
Oct 30, 2007
Miss Garnet's Angel
May 2007
Jan 30, 2008
The Historian
really liked it
Sep 2005
Feb 01, 2008
The Arrival
it was amazing
Do yourself a favor and take a look at this one. It's a quick 'read' but one I'll go back to. It's wordless but the story is perfectly told through pi ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 27, 2007
The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio
really liked it
Classic Lloyd Alexander, with a foolish young adventurer, treasure to be found, a useless camel-puller, a wise man or two, the girl who falls for him ...more
Jan 2008
Nov 03, 2007
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
liked it
I enjoyed reading it, but I was never wowed by it. The Italy section was delightful (and mouth-watering, especially when she paid homage to Bologna's ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 11, 2007
13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1)
liked it
A quick, fun read that nicely balanced the fluffy and more serious elements. Warning: may make you start looking for deals on flights to Europe.
Dec 06, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
Journey to the River Sea
really liked it
Without neglecting that classic Ibbotson feel, this one is a pleasant departure from Europe and boarding schools. But don't worry - there are still or ...more
Mar 30, 2009
Nov 08, 2008
North of Beautiful
it was amazing
I'm almost tempted to make this a 5 star book because it seems like such a perfect example of what a YA novel should be. It's thoughtful, but never sl ...more
Jun 16, 2009
Jun 14, 2009
really liked it
I’m all over kids fantasy, but I usually don’t touch adult fantasy (see, it just sounds wrong) with a ten-foot pole. However, I’d read glowing reviews ...more
May 26, 2008
May 26, 2008
Crossing to Paradise
liked it
It's been a while since I finished this one, so I'm trying to pull up the impressions that stuck with me. The sense of place and culture was strong wi ...more
May 20, 2009
May 17, 2009
Dreamers of the Day
really liked it
How can I not love a Mary Doria Russell book? So far it's impossible. However, this is probably my least favorite - it pales in comparison to The Spar ...more
Jun 22, 2008
May 09, 2008
The Last Little Blue Envelope (Little Blue Envelope, #2)
really liked it
13 Little Blue Envelopes already made me want to book a flight to Europe...the sequel made it worse - they go to IRELAND.* If you haven't read the fir ...more
Feb 02, 2012
Dec 20, 2011
The Voyage of the Narwhal
really liked it
After this and The Air We Breathe A Novel, I'm officially an Andrea Barrett fan. The world of the story is fascinating - polar explorers in the 1850s ...more
Jun 10, 2009
Jun 11, 2009
The Sparrow (The Sparrow, #1)
it was amazing
Wow. If the premise of this book sounds at all interesting to you, and if you have some time to devote to being completely addicted to a book, don't p ...more
Mar 31, 2008
Mar 26, 2008
Red Glass
really liked it
I expected this to be one of those books that's trying too hard to be 'multicultural,' where the experience of Mexican culture opens a character's eye ...more
Jan 2008
Dec 22, 2007
State of Wonder
it was amazing
I just finished this and can't recommend it highly enough to readers who enjoy setting and character-driven stories. The plot description can sound ta ...more
Jun 14, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
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