Fairest (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #2)
4.12
liked it
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
 
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #4)
4.07
really liked it
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
 
Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch
3.47
it was ok
I enjoyed the other two books in this series, but I have to say I was disappointed in this one. Rather than really focusing on the villain (Ursula) an ...more
Aug 28, 2016
Aug 22, 2016
 
The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World: Over 600 Secrets of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom
3.93
really liked it
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
 
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind (Shabanu, #1)
3.77
it was ok

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
 
Before Tomorrowland
3.25
liked it
This is a prequel of sorts to the movie Tomorrowland, though not having seen that yet I'm not quite sure where it will fit in. It took me awhile to ge ...more
Apr 28, 2015
Apr 30, 2015
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
3.76
liked it
**spoiler alert** Ugh, so many mixed feelings on this one. I'll start with the negatives and then hit some positives. Before I read this people were t ...more
Aug 14, 2016
Aug 08, 2016
 
The Wronged Princess (Cinderella, #1)
3.30
it was ok
This book had the potential to be really good, but overall I was disappointed. I just couldn't get into it until maybe about 1/3 of the way through. T ...more
Mar 31, 2014
Dec 16, 2013
 
Gregor and the Code of Claw (Underland Chronicles, #5)
4.25
it was amazing
**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
 
America
3.85
liked it
**spoiler alert** America starts off as a book about a 15 year old boy who is in some sort of mental home. He is what you might typically picture when ...more
May 12, 2011
May 13, 2011
 
The Secret (The Secret, #1)
3.62
liked it
The way this book is written is a little ridiculous. It basically claims that "if you can picture in your mind what you want, then it will definitely ...more
Dec 11, 2014
Nov 22, 2014
 
The Book Lover's Cookbook
3.79
really liked it
This is a fun, clever idea for a book. I like that they included passages from all of the novels that they feature, to really put the recipe into some ...more
Jan 12, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
 
How to Say I Love You Out Loud
3.93
really liked it
When I first started this book I wasn't sure what to make of it. Jordyn seemed like a typical teenage girl with typical problems from the first chapte ...more
Mar 08, 2016
Mar 09, 2016
 
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
3.64
liked it
**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
 
Crenshaw
3.96
really liked it
A sweet but sad book. Jackson is in the 5th grade and his family is poor. He is constantly hungry and the family has to sell almost all of their belon ...more
Apr 25, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
 
Fuzzy Mud
3.80
really liked it
Fuzzy Mud was an interesting book that I enjoyed reading. The main character, Tamaya, is a "good girl" who always walks home with her neighbor Marshal ...more
Aug 20, 2015
Aug 22, 2015
 
The Great American Whatever
3.77
really liked it
Okay, so I will say - I love Tim Federle. I adored his Nate books for middle graders. He also wrote "Tequila Mockingbird" and "Gone with the Gin." Thi ...more
Nov 03, 2016
Oct 24, 2016
 
Ella Enchanted
3.96
it was amazing
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
 
Of Fire and Stars
3.66
really liked it
Dennaleia is a princess who has been preparing her whole life for one thing - to marry the prince of a nearby Kingdom so they can create an alliance b ...more
Feb 02, 2017
Jan 19, 2017
 
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
4.21
really liked it
I'd probably go 4 1/2 stars. This just won the Newbery award for 2017 so I had to read it. It's an excellent book, really well written, but for some r ...more
Feb 16, 2017
Jan 28, 2017
 
Are You Experienced?
3.99
really liked it
I really did not know what to make of this book going into it, and even when I was halfway through it. The concept of the book is that Rich, a teenage ...more
Jun 06, 2015
May 12, 2015
 
Room
4.03
really liked it
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
 
Never Never
3.56
really liked it
Retellings of fairy tales and classic stories are probably my favorite genre of book to read. However, I've found they can be rather hit or miss. This ...more
Jan 12, 2017
Dec 20, 2016
 
The Adventures of Miss Petitfour
3.76
it was amazing
I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this book at BEA, and it was so utterly charming and adorable. Being a big cat lover I couldn't help buy enjoy the ...more
May 28, 2015
May 19, 2015
 
Roller Girl
4.27
really liked it
I've never been a huge fan of graphic novels. I keep trying them and I just can't get into them normally. But this one was different. All of the kids ...more
Sep 02, 2016
Aug 11, 2016
 
Better Nate Than Ever (Better Nate Than Ever #1)
3.95
it was amazing
I loved this book and I love Nate as a character, and I was so glad to see it had a sequel! It's charming, heartfelt, funny, and all about a boy who d ...more
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 06, 2016
 
The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain, #1)
4.00
liked it
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
 
Rules for Stealing Stars
3.95
liked it
I received this book as an ARC at Book Expo America. It's about a young girl named Silly and her 3 sisters - and dealing with their family life. Their ...more
Sep 05, 2015
Sep 16, 2015
 
Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike, #3)
4.21
really liked it
I'm still really enjoying the Cormoran Strike series. The writing is wonderful, of course. And there were some things about this book that were even b ...more
Nov 10, 2015
May 14, 2015
 
Short
3.77
liked it
I thought this was a sweet sort of book. Julia is a girl who's very short for her age (12?) and finds herself cast as a munchkin in the Wizard of Oz. ...more
Jun 02, 2017
Oct 08, 2016
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