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Shadow Spinner
4.01
it was amazing
I read this because it was there. My daughter had picked it up from the library. These days, I don't often take time to review such quick reads, but I ...more
Oct 2015
Nov 02, 2015
 
Thoreau at Walden
3.83
liked it
I thought this would be a good transition from comic book to non-fiction/biographical material for some of my kids that seem currently obsessed with t ...more
May 2014
May 19, 2014
 
The Goblin Wood (Goblin Wood, #1)
3.91
liked it
I enjoyed this as a fun read, but... This book starts out with a horrible scene, which is attention-grabbing, but never quite resolved in my mind. The ...more
Jan 2012
Feb 15, 2012
 
Esperanza Rising
3.91
really liked it
I am going to read some YA novels and review them, so that I can recommend some to Timothy occasionally (and just because I like them, and eventually ...more
Jul 2010
Jul 05, 2010
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.22
liked it
Tim really liked this series. I made it through them all with him, but I could take them or leave them. The books didn't enrich my life any, and I am ...more
Jan 2010
Feb 06, 2011
 
The Giver
4.12
I'm not rating this book, because I think it deserves two different ratings for me. For children (for which the book is intended), I think it is an in ...more
Sep 2011
Oct 02, 2009
 
The Capture (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #1)
3.88
it was ok
Tim read the entire series. I could not even finish the first book. This is when I decided that I could no longer waste my time with reading books tha ...more
not set
Feb 06, 2011
 
The Dragon of Trelian (Trelian, #1)
3.99
really liked it
An enjoyable quick-read. Fantasy. Young, fun, strong-willed princess book. My 12-year-old daughter loves these strong girl stories, so we have been re ...more
Jul 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1)
4.08
it was amazing
I read this book upon Timothy's recommendation. It was definitely a fun read--an escape into fantasy for a while. I will enjoy reading this series.
Jan 2012
Feb 15, 2012
 
The Princess of Trelian (Trelian, #2)
4.05
really liked it
The second book of Trelian. An interesting story. Fantasy. Quick. Some suspense. Some war scenes.
Jul 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
Sisters of the Sword (Sisters of the Sword, #1)
4.05
really liked it
Quick. Interesting. I will continue reading this series. Warning: violent and sad beginning.
Jul 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
Reached (Matched, #3)
3.56
really liked it
I had to finish the trilogy. Interesting.
Mar 2014
Mar 20, 2014
 
Christmas Jars
3.97
liked it
I liked this book for the idea behind it. I was brought to tears a few times, and I like that the book inspires others to service. I may recommend the ...more
Jul 2011
Apr 13, 2011
 
The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern #1)
4.18
it was amazing
Fun. Quick read.
Jan 2008
Oct 02, 2009
 
Forest Born (The Books of Bayern, #4)
4.01
liked it
I liked this book for a fun read. I don't know if I enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed some of Shannon Hale's other books. There is some interesting magi ...more
Jan 2012
Oct 02, 2009
 
Matched (Matched, #1)
3.68
really liked it
The first novel of a dystopian novel. I forgot to organize it into my shelves. An easy young-adult read, I enjoyed it enough to seek out the rest of t ...more
Jan 2013
Sep 21, 2010
 
Crossed (Matched, #2)
3.52
really liked it
I enjoyed this. It has some interesting twists.
Feb 2014
Jan 24, 2012
 
The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, #1-7)
4.24
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
3.89
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 02, 2010
 
Enna Burning (The Books of Bayern, #2)
3.97
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 02, 2009
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.33
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.95
it was amazing
None
Jan 2008
Oct 02, 2009
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.84
it was amazing
None
May 2009
Oct 04, 2009
 
Harry Potter Boxset (Harry Potter, #1-7)
4.74
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
4.50
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
River Secrets (The Books of Bayern, #3)
4.03
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 02, 2009
 
Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1)
4.01
it was amazing
None
Jan 2008
Oct 02, 2009
 
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
4.19
it was amazing
None
not set
Feb 19, 2012
 
The Hobbit
4.24
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.70
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 04, 2009
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