Fairest (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #2)
While this sequel to Unenchanted was still good, there were a few flaws that stuck out for me. First of all, the editing and grammar mistakes in this...more
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 17, 2012
The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World: Over 600 Secrets of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom
If you are into Disney World, this may be a very interesting book for you. However, it's definitely for a certain type of fan. I think that someone wh...more
Jun 16, 2011
May 07, 2011
Gregor and the Code of Claw (Underland Chronicles, #5)
**spoiler alert** I want to begin by saying that I was pleased with this book. I think it's always rather hard to end a series, but this final book fe...more
Dec 06, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
**spoiler alert** Divergent was a really strong start to the series, and then I was totally disappointed by Insurgent. I found this third book to defi...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
Ella Enchanted
I immediately got sucked into this captivating story about a young girl named Ella who is forced to live out her life with a curse. Her curse was orig...more
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
This is a rather chilling story that isn't something I would normally read, but I picked it up for my book club. It's about a girl that has been kidna...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain #1)
I found the tale of Taran the assistant pig-keeper to be pretty good, though a little lacking in some ways for me. I enjoyed the characters - especial...more
Dec 07, 2013
Nov 17, 2013
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #1)
To begin with, this isn't really "my kind" of book. But I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Greg is writing in his "diary," and details the ever...more
Nov 08, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
Overall I enjoyed this book - it kept me interested and intrigued. I will say that with all of the negative things I've heard about the ending of the...more
Apr 28, 2014
Nov 24, 2013
Lost Cat
This was definitely a sweet book for cat lover! It's fun to see things from the cat's perspective (calling all the humans by what shoes they wear, bec...more
Jan 30, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
The Boss Baby
This is a cute little picture book that I think would be a funny gift to give to first time parents with a new baby. Basically, the story is a big met...more
Jan 07, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods (Underland Chronicles, #3)
**spoiler alert** This was my favorite of the Gregor books so far. It did follow the familiar format that we're used to by now being on book 3: Gregor...more
Dec 2011
Dec 02, 2011
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
I was less than thrilled with The Casual Vacancy, so I was really unsure what to expect from this book. I always thought Rowling should write a myster...more
Jul 17, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
The Jane Austen Book Club
I loved this book, more than I thought it would - and I can be rather picky when it comes to reading material! I like Jane Austen but I'm not a huge f...more
Sep 06, 2012
Sep 12, 2012
Backwards & Forwards: A Technical Manual for Reading Plays
As an actor, reader of plays, and first time director of a play, I found this to be a really nifty and useful book. It's short, and a really fast, enj...more
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Aug 07, 2010
It's Kind Of A Cute Story
This book isn't "kind of" a cute story, it definitely is a cute story. I'm so glad that Jeff and Rolly sat down to write it, because I feel like a lot...more
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
In general Will Grayson, Will Grayson is a really good, intriguing book, and its biggest strength is that the authors seem to truly understand the ado...more
Jul 09, 2010
Jul 10, 2010
Alice in Lace (Alice, #8)
When Alice begins 8th grade in the book Alice in Lace, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, she is surprised to find herself already planning a wedding. Fortu...more
Nov 18, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide, #3)
Though I had really enjoyed the first two books in the Hitchhiker's "trilogy," for some reason or another the appeal seemed to dissipate with this one...more
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Aug 07, 2011
Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (Underland Chronicles, #2)
This follow-up to Gregor the Overlander certainly doesn't disappoint. The layout and style of the book is very similar to the first one, as Gregor and...more
Nov 23, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
The Fault in Our Stars
Where to begin? Overall I enjoyed the book. It was definitely sad, and I cried. It was also surprisingly funny in parts, and I think it brought up som...more
Feb 25, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Shakespeare: The World as Stage
So some people have said that the more you learn, the more you realize how little you know. Apparently that's how it is with Shakespeare - the more yo...more
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Aug 07, 2010
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide, #4)
Out of the "trilogy of five," this one was actually my favorite. I understand that for many people it's the least popular, because almost the whole th...more
not set
Aug 07, 2011
The Hundred Dresses
The Hundred Dresses is about a poor girl named Wanda who is mostly ignored by her classmates until one day when she tells them that she owns one hundr...more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles, #2)
The Throne of Fire is a good follow up to The Red Pyramid. We have some great new characters, like Walt, Bes, and Jaz, as well as a bunch of old favor...more
May 06, 2011
May 07, 2011
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind (Shabanu, #1)

I will admit that I had a really hard time getting into it. The pace was extremely slow until about page 150, when the action started. I also wonder i...more
May 30, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
The Tale of Despereaux
I had just finished reading Because of Winn-Dixie, and DiCamillo picks up a very different style for this book. It was interesting and entertaining, a...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)
**spoiler alert** Rick Riordan continues to deliver with this book, and the Son of Neptune is a great work. If you've read any of his other Percy Jack...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
**spoiler alert** Warning: Don’t read this if you haven’t read the book. It was impossible to write any sort of review without spoilers. But if you ha...more
Aug 24, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)
If GoodReads had half stars I would probably give this 3 1/2. It's not quite 4 star for me. I found the story pretty intriguing, and the characters we...more
May 14, 2013
May 17, 2013
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