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The Boys Start the War, the Girls Get Even
4.13
really liked it
Craaaaaacktastic. The dudes take the youngest sister hostage and she pretends she has rabies.
not set
May 26, 2008
 
Lair of the Bat Monster (Dragonbreath, #4)
4.27
it was amazing
I love how much RANDOM SCIENCE and mythology makes its way into these!
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
 
The Riddle of the Ruby Gazelle (Nancy Drew, #135)
3.64
liked it
THIS WAS HARDCORE. Nancy did not become "asskicking" until the books were horribly blatantly ghostwritten, but I loved them then.
not set
May 25, 2008
 
The Chocolate Touch
3.86
it was ok
OH MAH GAWD CHOCOLATE TOOTHPASTE
not set
May 02, 2008
 
Across The Wide And Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary Of Hattie Campbell
3.97
liked it
I read so many of these damn things.
not set
Mar 29, 2008
 
The Pinhoe Egg  (Chrestomanci, #6)
4.02
really liked it
Grabbed this from MITSFS. I'm fifty pages in and already in love with Marianne.

end: DWJ is so good at making perfectly horrible situations where every
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Aug 02, 2008
Aug 01, 2008
 
Johnny and the Bomb (Johnny Maxwell, #3)
3.80
it was amazing
THE TROUSERS OF TIME
MILLENNIUM HAND AND SHRIMP
EVIL THREE-AND-A-HALF-LEGGED CAT

And Kirsty. I love Kirsty.

And Johnny - oh my god, he's my favorite.

This
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Aug 08, 2008
Aug 08, 2008
 
Redwall (Redwall, #1)
4.10
really liked it
Ya know, everyone thinks JK Rowling is SO GREAT because she wrote seven massive books about endearing characters and unbelievably cool things. Dude, B ...more
not set
Aug 12, 2007
 
Hitty: Her First Hundred Years
3.84
really liked it
I was pretty terrified of deep water when I was a wee thing (not so wee; I was nine). One of the requirements for passing a swim class I was in was ju ...more
not set
May 22, 2008
 
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
4.19
really liked it
Read this in fourth grade, whereupon I promptly freaked out my teacher by enthusiastically talking about the book's biblical parallels in my very secu ...more
not set
Aug 12, 2007
 
A Little Princess
4.20
really liked it
So I reread this recently and I was wondering why Perfect Little Miss Sarah Crewe never got on my nerves - she's this Ever-So-Wise-And-Uncanny Old Sou ...more
not set
Apr 13, 2008
 
Number the Stars
4.11
liked it
Fifth grade, obsessed English teacher, this was probably the most conventional of our reading requirements.

We read bits of it out loud, and I remember
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Jan 2000
Feb 12, 2008
 
Maggie: Diary 1 (California Diaries, #3)
3.67
really liked it
So Maggie basically is me, except with added singing abilities and a famous dad - family situation, position in school, identity among friends, tenden ...more
not set
May 31, 2008
 
I.D. (Watchers, #3)
3.80
really liked it
**spoiler alert** THIS WAS THE CREEPIEST BOOK EVER WHEN I WAS NINE
Also, I had completely forgotten everything but the cover (which I remember being mu
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Jan 1998
Feb 17, 2008
 
Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell, #1)
3.70
it was amazing
Ender's Game has nothing on this.

Quick, funny, touching, thrilling, thoroughly frightening at times, and, I mean, geez, it's Terry Pratchett. He makes
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Aug 04, 2008
Aug 04, 2008
 
When Fairies Go Bad (Dragonbreath, #7)
4.28
it was amazing
All of these are beyond wonderful, but this book especially - the illustrations reference so much of Gearworld and Vernon's other art, and the referen ...more
Jan 13, 2017
Sep 28, 2012
 
Kristy's Great Idea (The Baby-Sitters Club, #1)
3.93
liked it
Went through these like toilet paper; probably the source of my preoccupation with teen drama. Also my first introduction to wtf-timelines: it wasn't ...more
not set
May 31, 2008
 
Eloise: The Absolutely Essential 50th Anniversary Edition
4.20
really liked it
My aunt gave these to me for Christmas when I was ten, and I would have been insulted except then I read them and they're completely adorable. And thi ...more
not set
Jun 23, 2008
 
Conrad's Fate (Chrestomanci, #5)
4.03
really liked it
Aww, this was cute. Like all DWJs, no one is what they seem and eventually everything melts together and goes all weird, but right.

Christopher Chant a
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Jun 08, 2008
Jun 08, 2008
 
The Eternity Code (Artemis Fowl, #3)
4.04
it was ok
This one made me hugely angry but I forget why. I think it's because there was some kind of massive cop-out and Artemis displayed signs of being human ...more
not set
May 01, 2008
 
The Hermit Thrush Sings
4.18
it was ok
One of my friends promised me that this book was AWESOME and would CHANGE MY LIFE. I read it and was underwhelmed. And read it later. Still underwhelm ...more
not set
Jun 08, 2008
 
The Westing Game
4.03
it was amazing
WHEN I FIRST GAVE THIS THREE STARS I DID NOT KNOW WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT. Just reread. Love it unequivocally. There is not a single word out of plac ...more
Aug 24, 2010
Aug 12, 2007
 
The Case of the Goblin Pearls (Chinatown, #1)
3.33
really liked it
For a book report...eighth grade, I believe.

One thing that stuck out - main character had a friend who liked math, and it wasn't portrayed as somethin
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not set
May 26, 2008
 
The Crystal Garden
3.25
liked it
Some really vivid imagery in this one. I kept wanting to sit the main character down and tell her there was nothing wrong with her, but then I want to ...more
not set
May 30, 2008
 
The Girl with the Silver Eyes
4.01
liked it
I remember really digging this - it was when I was allll about magical mutations, and I think the main character was pretty hardcore. May need to find ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2008
 
Escape From Warsaw
3.99
liked it
Read this in fifth grade English, AKA Mrs. Coakley Finds a Captive Audience for Her Obsession with World War II (which was infectious). We had to writ ...more
not set
May 21, 2008
 
Downsiders (Downsiders, #1)
3.77
it was ok
Like The Borrowers, but with full-sized people. I dunno, this one hit my embarrassment squick for some reason and I spent the entire book wishing the ...more
not set
May 23, 2008
 
Girls to the Rescue (Girls R.U.L.E. #1)
3.38
really liked it
THIS BOOK WAS HARDCORE. And they were the DEFINITION of asskicking heroines. I wanted to be Alex.

I got it the same year I got Ella Enchanted. My readi
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Jan 1999
May 22, 2008
 
The Young Merlin Trilogy
3.71
liked it
Went through an Arthurian phase and had to read EVERYTHING EVER about Merlin. I didn't get everything ever, but this was one thing I did find, and I r ...more
Jan 2003
Mar 23, 2008
 
Anna of Byzantium
3.65
really liked it
need to have an asskicking-heroine category JUST FOR THIS BOOK. I read it in sixth grade and wrote a book report about how awesome the heartless heroi ...more
not set
May 01, 2008
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