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Inside the Shadow City (Kiki Strike,#1)
4.06
Take a group of renegade girlscouts dressed as ninjas, an exiled Eastern European princess, some opium dens and theives liars, a horde of old, an enti...more
Nov 2006
Jun 26, 2007
 
Sloppy Firsts (Jessica Darling, #1)
3.97
Jessica Darling is anything but darling–so much so that her father calls her Notso. Jessica Notso Darling. She hates her friends, except for Hope, who...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
Elsewhere
3.92
Liz is more than confused when she wakes up one morning to find herself on a cruise ship with a girl she’s never met before in the top bunk. But then...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
Holes
3.90
Stanley Yelnats didn’t steal that pair of sneakers. They really did fall from the sky and hit him on the head. Sadly, the judge doesn’t believe him so...more
May 2006
Apr 06, 2007
 
The Witch's Boy
3.68
I didn't like this one much. I didn't like any of the characters. In the end, I think Gruber just tried to work too many fairy tales in, which just di...more
Dec 2006
Aug 12, 2007
 
The Midwife's Apprentice
3.69
The midwife finds Brat asleep in a dung heap. She says she will work for food, so the midwife takes her on, having her do the housekeeping and herb-ga...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
The Jacket
3.47
Phil sees a kid with his brother's jacket on and accuses the younger boy of stealing it. It turns out that Phil's mother gave it to her cleaning lady...more
Sep 2006
Apr 11, 2007
 
Rainbow Party
2.58
In this conterversial book, Gin is planning a Rainbow Party-- where a group of girls each put on a different color of lipstick and give blowjobs to a...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
Marrying Buddha. Wei Hui
3.32
Marrying Buddha is better that Wei Hui's first book. I couldn't not read it, Shanghai Baby was so bad, it's like car crash reading-- I couldn't turn a...more
Dec 2006
Apr 07, 2007
 
The Unusual Suspects (The Sisters Grimm, #2)
4.20
Sabrina and Daphne are off to school. Daphne loves being in class with Snow White as a teacher, but Sabrina’s having a tougher time–she keeps getting...more
May 2006
Apr 21, 2007
 
Cracking India
3.80
This book was unsuccessfully challenged in DeLand, Florida, so of course, I went out and read it right way.

Sidhwa tells the story of the partition of...more
Feb 2006
Apr 07, 2007
 
Gingerbread (Cyd Charisse, #1)
3.64
Cyd just got kicked out of her posh east coast boarding school and sent back to San Fransisco to live with Nancy (her mother) and Sid-dad (her step-fa...more
Oct 2006
Jun 05, 2007
 
Fables, Vol. 3: Storybook Love (Fables, #3)
4.17
This is great, because we have some stand-alone stories in addition to adding on to the story arc of the previous two books. There's a Civil War Era t...more
Jun 2006
Jun 05, 2007
 
The Talented Clementine (Clementine, #2)
4.11
I think this one might be even more hilarious than the first one. The school is having a talent show, but there's just one problem-- Clementine doesn'...more
Apr 2007
Apr 17, 2007
 
And Then There Were None
4.19
Ten people, randomly selected, trapped on an island off the English coast, all accussed of a murder. A murder they were involved in, but didn't have e...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, #1)
3.97
Sabrina can’t believe that her grandmother thinks fairy tales are real. She really can’t believe that fairy tale characters live right in Ferryport. S...more
May 2006
Apr 21, 2007
 
Beach Babe (Babymouse (Library))
4.15
School’s out for the summer and Babymouse and her family are off to the beach. Babymouse goes surfing, gets sunburned, goes snorkeling, builds an awes...more
Jul 2006
Apr 06, 2007
 
Shanghai Baby
3.21
Wei Hui is Shanghai-ese spoiled spoiled spoiled who can think of nothing better to do, so she decides to become a writer, and because she's a writer,...more
Jul 2006
Apr 07, 2007
 
King Dork
3.59
An excellent anti-Catcher, pro rock-and-roll novel that is hilarious.

It also contains such passages as this:

"I should mention that Catcher in the Rye...more
Jun 2006
Aug 21, 2007
 
Second Helpings (Jessica Darling, #2)
4.10
Jessica Darling’s grandmother, Gladie, knows more about her love-life than Jessica does herself. In fact, all the seniors at Silver Meadows nursing ho...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
A Drowned Maiden's Hair
3.95
All Maud wants is to be adopted and to have a real family again. When the elderly Hawthorne sisters take her home, Maud is overjoyed. She has nice clo...more
Jan 2007
Apr 09, 2007
 
Charmed Thirds
3.77
Our Not-so Darling Jessica is off to college. There's lots of touching stuff with her sister and her parents and Marcus and blah blah and if you liked...more
May 2006
Aug 11, 2007
 
Fables: Homelands (Fables, #6)
4.32
We start with a one-off on where Jack went to, which introduces his own new spin-off series.

In the mean time, we see Fabletown, where Blue has run off...more
Jun 2006
Aug 11, 2007
 
My Father's Dragon (My Father's Dragon, #1)
4.08
According to the cat, the beasts of Wild Island have a baby dragon tied up and make him give them rides across the bay. He’s forced to ferry them all...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
Millicent Min, Girl Genius
3.77
"I have been accused of being anal retentive, an over-achiever, and a compulsive perfectionist, like those are bad things."

Millicent Min is a genius....more
May 2007
Apr 07, 2007
 
Exile (Lady Grace Mysteries, #5)
4.01
Banoo Yasmine of Sharakand is an exiled Princess. There are several rumors floating around the court about why she and her retinue are in London, but...more
Jul 2006
Aug 11, 2007
 
Bringing Home the Birkin: My Life in Hot Pursuit of the World's Most Coveted Handbag
3.80

In this hilarious, dishy memoir, Michael tells of deciding to move to Barcelona on a whim. Quickly, the job he had lined up fell through--he's broke w...more
Mar 2008
Mar 12, 2008
 
Penny from Heaven
3.95
Penny is growing up in 1950s northern New Jersey and is torn between her mother and grandparents (whom she lives with) and her nearby Italian family o...more
Feb 2007
Apr 07, 2007
 
Love and Other Four-Letter Words
3.62
School’s about to let out for the summer and Sammie’s life has just been turned upside down. Her dad just walked out on her mom and moved to Californi...more
May 2006
Aug 07, 2007
 
Exile (Lady Grace Mysteries, #5)
4.01
Banoo Yasmine of Sharakand is an exiled Princess. There are several rumours floating around the court about why she and her retinue are in London, but...more
Jul 2006
Aug 07, 2007
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