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The Other
3.99
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 08, 2007
 
Lord of the Flies
3.64
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 08, 2007
 
Esau and Jacob
3.64
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 08, 2007
 
Half Life
3.21
really liked it
None
Mar 09, 2008
Feb 11, 2008
 
Atonement
3.53
liked it
None
Oct 19, 2008
Oct 17, 2008
 
Gob's Grief
3.77
liked it
None
Aug 25, 2008
Aug 18, 2008
 
The Good Thief
3.56
really liked it
None
Sep 20, 2008
Sep 16, 2008
 
Twin Switch
3.38
liked it
None
not set
Jul 27, 2008
 
The Icarus Girl
3.58
liked it
okay so the ending - who knows - but the rest of the book had a lot of enjoyable writing. its true it was predictable and there were some inconsistenc ...more
Feb 07, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
 
The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead
2.86
liked it
i seem to have a knack lately for choosing perfectly average books to read...

this is a book i failed to win as a firstreads giveaway (hhmph) but was
...more
Jul 18, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
The Templeton Twins Have an Idea (Templeton Twins, #1)
3.70
liked it
i read this because i came across an excerpt that made it sound really fun. despite my aversion to twins, and my not reading much middle grade, i thou ...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 06, 2014
 
The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs
3.23
really liked it
seriously?

montambo recommended this book to me because i fear twins and their freakish abilities and the way they want to use mind control on us all.
...more
not set
Jun 12, 2010
 
White Is for Witching
3.60
liked it
i read this. im not sure how to review it. like the other things i have read by her, she shows a great flair for foreboding and atmosphere but the end ...more
not set
Sep 01, 2009
 
Sweetly (Fairytale Retellings, #2)
3.82
liked it
i thought that these "fairy tale retellings" would all be retellings of different fairy tales with no overlap, but then some fenris from sisters red s ...more
Dec 09, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
The Pitchfork Disney
4.17
really liked it
karen reads a play take 2

i liked this play a little bit more than Knives in Hens, but i still felt unwowed overall. this may be one of those plays tha
...more
Jun 26, 2016
Jun 26, 2016
 
Measuring Time
3.77
really liked it
i wish i could have made a shelf called "books in which two twins set off to become soldiers together, only one has second thoughts, and turns back, a ...more
Sep 28, 2008
Sep 24, 2008
 
Divided (Dualed, #2)
3.74
it was ok
call it a 2.5

ranganathan, don't fail me now!

so this might just be one of those YA books that doesn't make it into the crossover appeal basket. and tha
...more
May 13, 2014
May 11, 2014
 
Fathomless (Fairytale Retellings, #3)
3.62
really liked it

dear jackson pearce,
consistency may well be the last refuge of the unimaginative, but cover-consistency?? we are booknerds. we needs it.

i am not sure
...more
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
 
The Alpha Wolf Bent Me Over
3.24

dirrrrrty!

this is a story about two 18-year-old girls who go to summer camp. what are 18-year olds doing going to summer camp when they are at the age
...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
 Beautiful Lies
3.72
really liked it
let me just come right out and say what you are all thinking: worst title ever. i know, i know, titles are haaard, but so is writing a book. this titl ...more
Feb 20, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
 
Thin Space
3.89
it was ok
looks like it's just me out here, not liking this book. which is fine - i don't like crowds anyway. imma just stretch out my arms and wave 'em around ...more
May 23, 2014
May 22, 2014
 
One Step Too Far
3.55
liked it
emily seems to have everything going for her: a loving husband ben, an adorable young son, and she is pregnant again. so why does she decide to walk a ...more
Mar 11, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
 
Sleep Donation
3.33
really liked it
this is the first title from the newly-launched atavist books, which looks like it is going to be an e-publisher for cool novellas from authors i like ...more
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
 
The Perpetual Ending
3.86
really liked it
again - canada equals beautiful. and despite my natural aversion to twins, and the fact that i am dead inside, i was... moved. i felt a deep sorrow fr ...more
Jan 31, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
This Dark Endeavor (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, #1)
3.85
really liked it

huh. i had never heard of this kenneth oppel fellow, but i guess he's some big deal in YA publishing. i have so much to learn.

i liked this book very m
...more
Jul 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
Until She Comes Home
3.36
liked it
2014 edgar nominee for best novel!

until she comes home is about the women, the wives living on a street in a white detroit neighborhood in 1958. their
...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 01, 2013
 
On the Lips of Children
3.69
liked it
despite being someone well-trained in the art of readers' advisory, sometimes it can be difficult to place the right book in the hands of the right re ...more
Aug 14, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
 
The Second Life of Samuel Tyne
2.92
really liked it
i have figured out all the low ratings on this book. it is "sad." that seems to be the major complaint about this book. its sadness.

well.
shrug.

i mea
...more
Feb 10, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook
4.19
really liked it
there are so very many enthusiastic superfans of Peter Pan out there, and so very many retellings and variations of the story have been published to e ...more
Feb 22, 2017
Feb 19, 2017
 
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
3.34
liked it
i was honestly pretty let down by this. it was one of the "it" books from 2013, so i was expecting to love it, but it really fell short of my expectat ...more
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
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