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The Book Thief
4.36
This was by far one of the best books I've ever read. The narrator is Death, and it's through Death's eyes and insight that we get to know the people...more
Nov 2013
Mar 06, 2010
 
Blast of the Dragon's Fury (Andy Smithson, #1)
3.76
The king and queen of Oomaldee are helping their daughter Imogenia in the afterlife to exact revenge on her brother Kaysan for killing her. She has cu...more
Jun 26, 2013
May 27, 2013
 
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, #1)
3.78
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was cleverly done and quite an adventure. Artemis Fowl is a 12-year old genius thief. I don't want to give away too...more
Dec 20, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
 
The Fire Within (The Last Dragon Chronicles, #1)
3.73
This book was really good. I had a hard time getting into it at first, but by the end, I was hooked. I think this book had lots of foreshadowing to th...more
Apr 24, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
The Other Wind (Earthsea Cycle, #6)
3.98
The Other Wind is the 6th book in the Earthsea series. I regret that I did not read these books in order. I really had a hard time getting into this b...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
 
Gone Girl
3.93
This book gave me chills from beginning to end. I hated the characters
but was drawn in to see what they would do next. I was constantly
surprised. Some...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 01, 2013
 
The Rich Detective
2.67
This is the first H. R. F. Keating book I've read. He is quite humorous. I like the way he builds the suspense in the novel.

Detective Bill Sylvester i...more
Jun 03, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
 
One Second After
3.92
This book was very realistic, and frighteningly so. It's one of those "what if" books that you hope NEVER really happens.

This book is about what woul...more
Jan 07, 2013
Dec 12, 2012
 
Dave's Song
4.28
I enjoyed this book very much. It was sweet and innocent and rang true for the time it was written. Since I grew up during this time, I could feel wha...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
 
The Lucky One
4.07
This book was so action filled and endearing. I was very surprised at
the ending. As always, Nicholas Sparks makes love win out.
Dec 31, 2013
Jun 08, 2012
 
Home for the Holidays
3.62
This was a love story set during the Christmas holiday. Larissa is left with her ten year old brother, alone in their home while their father is "miss...more
Dec 04, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
 
Peony in Love
3.55
I’ve never read anything like this book. I was so enthralled by the story and felt so terribly sad for Peony. You could feel her deep longing and the...more
Sep 09, 2011
Dec 10, 2010
 
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
3.95
I have to say that I LOVED this book. At first I was not sure, but quickly got sucked into the drama and the adventure. And MAN was this book packed w...more
Dec 31, 2012
Nov 10, 2010
 
Rose Sees Red
3.65
Cecil Castellucci’s Rose Sees Red is an adventure back in time. Back to the early 80’s and the Cold War feeling. Back to what it feels like to be youn...more
Dec 08, 2010
Jul 20, 2010
 
Harriet the Spy (Harriet the Spy #1)
3.97
This book had a good storyline, but got a little slow in a few places. I read it to my first grade class and it was a little above them. I had to stop...more
Dec 17, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
 
The Mysterious Island
4.03
I absolutely loved this book. It is set during the Civil War. These five men (one around 16 years old at the beginning) are prisoners in the south. Th...more
Aug 27, 2011
May 19, 2011
 
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
3.91
This was a retelling of an Alaskan folk tale. Velma Wallis gave an endearing account of the tale, making it come alive for the reader. She won the Wes...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
The Golden Spiral (Hourglass Door, #2)
3.84
This was a fantastic book. It had so much adventure and tension. I loved it.

I have to admit, I felt lost a few times, because I had not read book one...more
Feb 20, 2012
Dec 29, 2011
 
The 100 Thing Challenge: How I Got Rid of Almost Everything, Remade My Life, and Regained My Soul
2.76
All in all, I found The 100 Thing Challenge a fun read and thought provoking. I have been purging lots of things in my home, just because I'm sick of...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
 
Pretties (Uglies, #2)
3.87
Wow!!!
This book was really fantastic. It has been well over a year since I read Uglies and I had intended to read the whole series. Well, this was ver...more
Jan 21, 2012
Apr 17, 2010
 
The Time Thief (The Gideon Trilogy, #2)
3.91
This was a super book! I loved the premise of time travel and this book did not disappoint. It is book two in a series of three. I will have to go bac...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
Garden Spells
4.06
This was such a fun read. It moves along quickly and keeps your attention. I've read one other Sarah Addison Allen book and loved it.

Garden Spells is...more
Mar 17, 2012
May 23, 2010
 
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
3.94
This book was really an interesting take-off from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. I enjoyed the book, but it wasn't as exciting as I anticipated....more
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 06, 2010
 
I've Got Your Number
3.92
I really loved this book. I have not read many books in this genre, and it was so funny! I laughed out loud and I'm afraid I haven't read many books t...more
Jul 08, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Island Of Dr. Moreau
3.69
This book was really well written. But, it was so repulsive, I could not give it 5 stars. This author did a great job of repulsing me, and he used gre...more
Jul 10, 2012
May 19, 2011
 
Inkspell (Inkworld, #2)
3.88
I thoroughly enjoyed this sequel to Inkheart. Cornelia Funke has done a wonderful job of continuing the first book in the same voice and manner, and w...more
Sep 14, 2012
Mar 12, 2010
 
The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder
3.63
This was a sweet, endearing story.
Calla Lily Ponder is a southern girl from a small town in Louisiana. She had a fanciful mother who taught her how to...more
Apr 22, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
Fire World (The Last Dragon Chronicles, #6)
4.11
This book starts out with a 12 year old boy named David. He is having these horrific dreams that are making him morph. Well, this only begins a fantas...more
Dec 19, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
 
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
4.38
Brandon Sanderson created a fantastic epic novel. I was drawn into the book from beginning to end and cannot wait to read the next book. (There are fo...more
Jan 05, 2012
Dec 03, 2011
 
A Haunted House and Other Short Stories
3.93
I've only read one other work of Virginia Woolf's and it was so many years ago, I need to read it again to get full effect. I came upon this volume of...more
Nov 29, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
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