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Third Daughter (The Dharian Affairs Trilogy, #1)
Received through First Reads.

Third Daughter was pretty good. It had some spying, adventure and romance. Some results I could guess and others took me...more
Jun 16, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
Originally I got this book on a whim--for my sister who likes YA books with almost anything paranormal. I started reading it without expecting much. A...more
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
The Scorpions of Zahir
Received through First Reads.

I was drawn to Scorpions of Zahir because it is about adventure set in Morocco. There was adventure, but also a bit of fa...more
Nov 14, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
Aaron & Keja: Time Dragon
I received the book through First Reads.

I have read many fantasy books set in an alternate world full of elfs, orcs, humans, dragons and other fantast...more
Apr 09, 2013
May 20, 2012
Ragesong: Awakening (Ragesong, #1)
Received a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

I liked Ragesong: Awakening. I was not too sure what to expect, but I knew that it wa...more
Nov 25, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
Sugar Pop Moon (Jersey Leo, #1)
I got this book through First Reads.

Based on the description Sugar Pop Moon appealed to me. It is set in 1930 New York. The main character Jersey Leo...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
Songs of Willow Frost
Got this book through First Reads.

Sad book overall with a glimmer of hope. In Songs of Willow Frost the reader gets to know Willow's story. It begins...more
Aug 10, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Darkness Rising (Catmage Chronicles, #1)
I got this book through first reads.

Darkness Rising was a very enjoyable read. It had many things I liked. There was humor, moments of suspense, frien...more
Jun 25, 2013
May 01, 2013
Teen Titans, Vol. 1: It's Our Right to Fight
I really like this first volume of Teen Titans (the New 52). It introduces all (or maybe most of) the members of Teen Titans. It is not entirely in-de...more
May 03, 2013
May 07, 2012
Now Is the Time for Running
Now is the Time for Running ia a tough book to read because Deo and Innocent go through several awful things. Just based on the book description one k...more
Jan 08, 2014
Apr 21, 2013
eensy-weensyモンスター 1 (Eensy-Weensy Monster, #1)
The author said she wanted to write something cute and happy. Eensy Weensy Monster is exactly that. The main characters Nanoha and Hazuki are cute. Th...more
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Dark Lord: The Early Years
Expect a Dark Lord to be relegated to our world as a 13 year old boy with his memory intact, but devoid of his magical powers (view spoiler)...more
Jan 29, 2014
May 17, 2013
Midnight City (Conquered Earth, #1)
Received a copy from First Reads.

I loved Holt, Mira, Zoey and Max. In Midnight City the reader gets to see how they meet, establish a relationship alo...more
Jan 13, 2014
May 25, 2013
Last Train to Istanbul: A Novel
Received this book through First Reads.

For some reason I expected Last Train to Istanbul to revolve only around Selva and Rafael. However, it was abou...more
Jan 19, 2014
Oct 20, 2013
The Pout-Pout Fish
I will never know whether I'd have loved this story the same if I had read it myself. Instead I got to do a group puppet show along with the story rea...more
May 13, 2014
May 14, 2014
Niubi!: The Real Chinese You Were Never Taught in School
Pretty much like the title says. One gets a bit of knowledge about the more colloquial lingo of chinese mandarin and history on why or how it came abo...more
Dec 20, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Animal Farm
Great book. I find it difficult to express what I think of this book, mostly because I want to rant which would spoil the story. I can say it surprise...more
May 22, 2012
Mar 05, 2010
Where's My Hero?
The stories were nice. Obviously not long, but not too fast in reaching their resolution. I liked all three and I'd like to read more by each of the o...more
Feb 04, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
In My Wildest Dreams (Governess Brides, #4)
I didn't expect to like it. I nearly finished it in a day. Life interrupted before I could. I was a bit annoyed when I started reading In My Wildest D...more
Jun 27, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors of the Studio Era
It gives some interesting information about the actors. It makes me want to read up more on some of them. I like watching old films, so this was a fun...more
May 31, 2012
May 31, 2012
Rasetsu, Vol. 1
I took my sweet time getting to set aside time to read this one. Would have been my loss if I had not. Rasetsu is an interesting character. I like her...more
Apr 28, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
I really wanted to like The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. Unfortunately it was a so-so read. The idea of a girl who can travel back in time is what att...more
Aug 16, 2013
May 31, 2013
Rasetsu, Vol. 3
There was some development. At least for Rasetsu and her feelings toward a certain someone. My thoughts about Kuryu's feelings were confirmed. There w...more
Jun 29, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Niño Wrestles the World
"Niño Wrestles the World" is the first book I've read by Yuyi Morales. I will be looking for books by her since I loved this one.

It was a fun book to...more
May 29, 2014
May 01, 2014
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
I first read this in elementary school and I loved it. The art made the greek myths get one's attention.
not set
Apr 15, 2012
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Lost Adventures
I'm glad I checked it out. It was funny and entertaining. It fits nicely with the show.
Nov 2011
Dec 07, 2011
Black Butler, Vol. 05 (Black Butler, #5)
This was not as dark as prior volumes, maybe traces of it. It was quite funny and entertaining. In particular, Soma and Agni made it good. At least, t...more
Nov 2011
Nov 01, 2011
Zombie-Loan, Vol. 3
The characters are growing on me. This volume reveals some characters depth as a result of an unexpected turn out. I enjoyed this volume. If I continu...more
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
Black Butler, Vol. 07 (Black Butler, #7)
I was hoping it wouldn't turn out the way it did. A good read.
May 09, 2012
May 09, 2012
Odysseus Journey of Endurance (Timeless Greek Mythology Series, Book 1)
I received a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

Oddysseus Journey of Endurance is a short, but entertaining story about the greek h...more
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
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