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The Bone Season (The Bone Season, #1)
It took me forever to get through this book, because this book is AWFUL. I could rail on for a bit on all of the particulars, but here's some question ...more
Jul 13, 2014
May 27, 2014
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
It was definitely satisfying to finish reading the Harry Potter saga. But while I enjoyed Harry teaming with Ron and Hermione one more time to fight L ...more
Sep 20, 2014
Dec 29, 2013
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
I have very mixed feelings about this book. The positives: everything about Cinder's cyborg nature is fascinating. I totally dug it. I also thought he ...more
Apr 28, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
There were things I liked about this book, and quite a few things I didn't. The pseudo-Russian setting was certainly strong, although after a while I ...more
Feb 03, 2014
Jun 09, 2012
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
There's no doubt that Cassandra Clare can write dazzling descriptions. She's got the setting nailed here and creates an intriguing universe encompassi ...more
Oct 16, 2013
Nov 14, 2012
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
The stakes are only heightened in this book, compared to Hunger Games, and that's a good thing. The other victors from past years having to participat ...more
Dec 12, 2014
Aug 05, 2013
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
I noticed that Ron says "Hell" in this book. That's one sign of its upped mature content. I can't imagine what it must have felt like as a young perso ...more
Dec 28, 2013
Dec 17, 2013
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
Reading this book was like riding a rocket - it takes off and just keeps accelerating. It's quite a ride, especially the initial pages, where Cassie t ...more
Sep 02, 2014
May 31, 2013
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
The worlds that Taylor has constructed are rich and strange, and I salute her for that. By the end of this book, many different threads came together ...more
Jun 12, 2013
Nov 11, 2011
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
Set in a fictional world that emphasizes court life, Seraphina is a book teeming with interesting ideas, from dragons that can take human form, to min ...more
May 31, 2015
Dec 20, 2012
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Collins writes in a swift and sure style, and the action doesn't take long to get started. It's interesting that the book is written from Katniss' poi ...more
Aug 04, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
Island of the Blue Dolphins (Island of the Blue Dolphins #1)
This is truly a great book - I reread it many times when I was a kid, and I still remember the story years later.
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Aug 15, 2008
Charlotte's Web
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Aug 05, 2013
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
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Oct 31, 2008
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
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Sep 10, 2008
The Borrowers (The Borrowers, #1)
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Sep 06, 2008
Pardon Me, You're Stepping On My Eyeball!
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Oct 21, 2008
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