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Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
did not like it
I am trying to be fair in this review and judge based only on the book and not on anyone else's opinion.

Problems I had with this book:
1. The plot star
...more
Jan 05, 2012
Jan 06, 2012
 
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
3.92
really liked it
Overall a solid collection. A few of the stories are meh, but most of them are dark, disturbing, unsettling, and generally tap into that hidden darkne ...more
Jun 23, 2015
Jun 02, 2015
 
Revolutionary Girl Utena, Vol. 1: To Till
3.82
liked it
Unfortunately, my library has the first 3 Utena volumes in the old-school flipped artwork layout. A page was also ripped out of this volume, but neith ...more
Dec 21, 2012
Dec 22, 2012
 
Cinderella, Volume 2: Fables are Forever
3.77
liked it
I liked the general storyline of this book: Cinderella vs. Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz. This book pushed the sexiness factor further than the first ...more
Jan 05, 2013
Jan 05, 2013
 
Leon and the Spitting Image
3.86
really liked it
I "read" the audio book, and loved it. Leon is such a likeable character, and the story is fun. The book seemed really long to me and I was shocked ha ...more
Nov 2010
Apr 13, 2011
 
Five Ghosts, Volume One: The Haunting of Fabian Gray (Five Ghosts, #1)
3.41
it was ok
The idea behind this is cool, but I found the execution lacking. I like the idea enough that I'll read volume 2, but volume 1 suffers from some seriou ...more
Mar 16, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
 
The Ghost Bride
3.73
really liked it
Do not judge this book by it's cover. The cover will have you thinking it's a historical romance, but it's really a historical paranormal mystery with ...more
Feb 04, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
Fairest, Volume 1: Wide Awake
3.80
really liked it
This first volume of Fairest follows Briar Rose/Sleeping Beauty. I felt like it deserved more than 3 stars but was a little reluctant to go as high as ...more
Jan 07, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
 
Soul Eater, Vol. 01 (Soul Eater, #1)
4.30
it was ok
I like the concept of this series--"weapon meisters" control weapons that have human forms and eat souls--but I couldn't seem to get into it. There wa ...more
Jan 21, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
3.42
it was amazing
This is a side story that takes place during the Mr. Dark story arc that involves Bigby going off to find a new place for Fabletown to settle. He enco ...more
Jan 06, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
 
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
4.25
really liked it
Few books are truly funny. This one is.
Jan 2008
Apr 08, 2011
 
The Unwritten, Vol. 6: Tommy Taylor and the War of Words
4.05
really liked it
Pretty epic things happen in this volume. I was torn over whether to give it three or four stars, though, because between each chapter of Tommy Taylor ...more
Dec 14, 2013
Dec 21, 2013
 
The Unwritten, Vol. 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity
3.76
liked it
The concept behind this book is awesome, but something about it isn't grabbing me as much as I'd like. I'm certainly still interested enough to keep r ...more
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.99
it was amazing
I. Loved. This. Book. Sometimes I don't like Neil Gaiman, for reasons that aren't at all reasonable. This book reminded me exactly why those reasons a ...more
Aug 17, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
 
Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery
4.21
it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. I am always nervous about men writing strong female characters (so often they wind up being men with breasts, or a man's ...more
Apr 10, 2015
Apr 08, 2015
 
Wonder Woman, Vol. 3: Beauty and the Beasts
3.82
really liked it
Perez's Wonder Woman is awesome. His story lines are complex and well thought out. Diana is more than just a super hero, she's a warrior with a cause. ...more
Dec 15, 2013
Dec 21, 2013
 
Fables, Vol. 13: The Great Fables Crossover
3.44
really liked it
This volume takes a side trip and crosses over with Fables spin-offs Jack of Fables and the Literals. It gets all meta, which is cool. At first I hate ...more
May 24, 2011
May 23, 2011
 
East of West #1
3.84
it was ok
Hickman's Manhattan Projects is a lot better than this, which relies on a lot of tired tropes: the character out for revenge because of wrongs done to ...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
 
The Books of Magic
4.07
really liked it
There are those who claim J.K. Rowling based Harry Potter on Tim Hunter and the books of magic. Yes, they look similar, but really, that's it. Well I ...more
not set
Apr 08, 2011
 
Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile
3.99
it was amazing
This first volume of Fables is a mystery/detective story, which is a bit different from the rest of the series. It's a great introduction to all the c ...more
Feb 2008
May 23, 2011
 
Catwings (Catwings, #1)
4.06
really liked it
This story was serialized in, I believe, Cricket magazine, which was basically a fun magazine for kids full of short stories and serialized novellas. ...more
Jan 1994
Dec 10, 2011
 
Wonder Woman, Vol. 1: Gods and Mortals
4.08
really liked it
I'd never read WW before this (not sure why), and after doing so I think it's a shame she isn't more in the spotlight. The book has the traditional ap ...more
May 07, 2013
May 14, 2013
 
Manifest Destiny, Vol. 1: Flora & Fauna
3.89
liked it
Sacajawea is pretty awesome in this comic, but she's the only chick, so that brings the story down for me. You can't claim "historical accuracy" becau ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
 
Fables, Vol. 14: Witches
4.17
it was amazing
You could argue that Fables has two main characters: Snow White and Bigby Wolf. But the great thing about the series is that all the other characters ...more
May 25, 2011
May 25, 2011
 
Tithe (Modern Faerie Tales, #1)
3.73
liked it
This was a fun, dark fairy tale type book. I remember it being a quick read. Lots of forbidden romance and hidden worlds and meanings and all that kin ...more
Oct 2009
Nov 16, 2013
 
Fables, Vol. 10: The Good Prince
4.37
it was amazing
Part of me feels like this volume shouldn't have been so good, because it was so easy for Fly to do all that he did. There was no great sacrifice, and ...more
May 21, 2011
May 23, 2011
 
Neverwhere
4.17
really liked it
I bought this book in Pittsburgh when I didn't live here, at a Barnes & Noble that is now closed. I was visiting the campus of my future college a ...more
not set
Apr 08, 2011
 
Fables, Vol. 15: Rose Red
4.24
really liked it
It was fun to see Frau Totenkinder in her original form and using all of her magical abilities in this volume, but as usual I wish it would have been ...more
Jun 10, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
Fables, Vol. 3: Storybook Love
4.15
it was amazing
In my opinion, this is the book where the story really picks up. By this point, I was totally invested in the characters and desperate to see them liv ...more
Feb 2008
May 23, 2011
 
Fairest, Volume 2: The Hidden Kingdom
3.89
really liked it
This book made me go WOAH a few times, which is good. I like that we get to go into Rapunzel's back story, and that there were lots of unexpected, but ...more
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 25, 2013
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