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 The Time-Traveling Fashionista at the Palace of Marie Antoinette
When I first received The Time-Traveling Fashionista: At the Palace of Marie Antoinette I was pretty excited. I had heard good things about the first...more
Sep 18, 2012
Sep 17, 2012
Princess Ben
Ben is such an independent (though sometimes selfish) princess ... definitely not your "damsel-in-distress". It was a bit annoying how bratty Ben was...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky
What a horribly sad start to this book. Fortunately this is not a depressing or completely sad book. Yes, it is part of a very difficult and sad time...more
Oct 18, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1)
I’m not sure how to write this review … I liked the book and hated putting it down to go back to work, but I’m not sure where to start. Lots of review...more
Mar 30, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
So glad that my supervisor recommended this one. It's definitely going on my top recomendation list. The narration is delicious ... Rupert Degas has t...more
Oct 07, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles, #1)
The Girl in the Steel Corset was a little slow in the beginning mostly trying to learn all the characters, but it quickly picked up and was a fun book...more
Jun 12, 2011
Jun 08, 2011
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
Daughter of Smoke and Bone is a unique book. When I first started reading it, it reminded me a bit of the movie Monsters, Inc. with the doors going to...more
Aug 08, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
All Men of Genius
Oh what a wonderful retelling of Twelth Night! (I'm not familiar with The Importance of Being Earnest to comment on that connection.) Smart, strong wo...more
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
MangaMan is probably one of the most different and unique books I have read. I love the concept of book characters coming to life and inhabiting our w...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
The Golden Spiral (Hourglass Door, #2)
Not as good as the first one, but still very enjoyable and engaging read. There is more focus on Abby and Zo (not together obviously), and some crazy...more
Mar 25, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
A cute retelling/mash up of several different fairy tales. Johnny's quest to help the princess leads him on an epic adventure and he runs into more ma...more
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Ward Against Death (Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer, #1)
I had a difficult time getting into Ward of Death and I place most of the blame on myself. I just wasn’t consistently reading the book so when I went...more
Dec 08, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
The Roar (The Roar, #1)
I enjoyed this book. It was fast-paced and jumped right into the action. The description and back-story of the world was just right ... not an info-du...more
Jan 02, 2014
Dec 28, 2013
The Last Princess (Last Princess, #1)
The Last Princess was an interesting novel. I mostly enjoyed it while I was reading it, and then once I finished it, there were a couple of plot detai...more
May 2012
Apr 30, 2012
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)
**spoiler alert** How can you kill your main character???? Especially when it's written in first person??? I was in complete shock when Grant did that...more
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
172 Hours on the Moon
172 Hours on the Moon is a fast-faced sci-fi adventure. Three teens are chosen to go to the moon for an entire week, 172 hours, but there’s a reason w...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
I'm still not sure what I think of this book. I finished it almost a week ago, and am just now writing the review if that gives you a clue about my sc...more
Nov 05, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker, #2)
A companion to Ship Breaker, The Drowned Cities focuses on Tool, Mahlia, Mouse, and a completely different aspect of this new world. It’s hard not to...more
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
The Red Blazer Girls: The Ring of Rocamadour
The first of a series, this book focuses on Sophie and Margaret and their quest to solve a 20+ year old mystery and find the Ring of Rocamadour. Altho...more
Mar 05, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
The Odyssey
It's very difficult to fit the story of The Odyssey into a graphic novel but I think Hinds did a good job. (I will also state that I haven't read The...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
This Dark Endeavor (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, #1)
A prequel to Frankenstein This Dark Endeavor was very interesting and engaging. I enjoyed how it tied to the book and started to explain Victor's fasc...more
Jun 07, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
Ruby Red (Precious Stone Trilogy, #1)
Ruby Red reminded me of a cross between The Time Traveler's Wife and The Hourglass Door with a dash of "Doctor Who". A time travel gene, a mysteriou...more
May 26, 2011
May 25, 2011
The Gathering (Darkness Rising, #1)
Everybody knows that birthmarks in the shape of something (usually paw prints) mean something specific (usually shape-shifting) ... everyone apparentl...more
May 09, 2011
May 09, 2011
The Angel of Death (Forensic Mysteries, #2)
Similar to the first, a nice murder mystery, but I felt that Cameryn's relationship with her mother and Cameryn's new boyfriend overshadowed the myste...more
May 07, 2011
May 07, 2011
Tempest (Tempest, #1)
Described as “the first book in an epic trilogy” I’m not sure Tempest by Julie Cross quite lives up to the title of “epic”. I enjoyed it; it was a fun...more
Jan 30, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
What a wonderful fairy story. Lo created a vivid world and strong characters who were able to face the challenges presented and succeed. And there wer...more
Apr 13, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy, #2)
While the conspiracy and plot was a bit more confusing to me (more focus on the virus and how it works and can be manipulated), the story and the acti...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits
Set in 1938, readers go between solving the mystery of who kidnapped Ellie and who are all the stranger characters on board (a gossipy woman with a cr...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3)
I love how witty and snarky Carriger is! Blameless picks up just a short time after the previous book and it's full steam ahead into the adventure. Th...more
Jan 06, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
Tamar Audio: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
**spoiler alert** This was a really good read. Yet, I did see what would happen between Dart and Tamar just not the how and was Tamar really dead or c...more
Feb 27, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
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