Everfound (Skinjacker, #3)
4.30
This isn’t actually a review, because it would be weird to review my own book – but I thought people might be interested in knowing some of the things ...more
Sep 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Bruiser
4.06
Again – not a book review, but a review of my writing process for BRUISER. The idea of telling a story about an empath who can take on people’s pain h ...more
Oct 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
4.02
I enjoyed the Maze Runner, but not as much as I wanted to. It was a great concept, and the story was compelling, the characters and plot twists intere ...more
Jan 2012
Jun 10, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36
Brilliant! What else can I say, just brilliant!
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.95
Really wonderfully written book. Very thought provoking and clever, although I saw the twists coming a mile away. I was asked to blurb this book, but ...more
Jan 2011
Mar 20, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
I really liked it. I read it when it first came out. Now I think it's gotten over-hyped, and now the producer director that was working on EVERLOST (G ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
Okay -- after tons of people said I HAVE to read this... I say -- what's the big deal? The book wasn't bad, but it was so freaking ORDINARY, it just m ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 20, 2011
 
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
3.70
What’s good about this book: Florence! Having been to Florence several times, and being in love with the city, following the main characters around to ...more
Jun 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
Noggin
3.93
Really enjoyed this one! The premise here is my kind of story -- a dying kid decides to have his head cryogenically frozen, figuring if they ever revi ...more
Jul 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
I reread Ender’s Game in preparation for writing an Essay to be included in an upcoming collection of Ender Essays. Just wanted to say that the book i ...more
Feb 2012
Mar 07, 2011
 
The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran, #1)
4.11
One of the best young adult novels I've ever read.
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1)
3.72
Really liked it. My kind of book. Posed so many questions on what it means to be alive, the nature of consciousness, and the choices we make for our c ...more
Jan 2011
Mar 20, 2011
 
Odd Thomas (Odd Thomas, #1)
3.86
I get all of my book recommendations from avid readers. When someone suggest something to me passionately, it’s that passion that makes me want to rea ...more
May 25, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
 
The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist, #1)
3.91
Thrilling, well told, and very, very dark. I listened to this book on Audio, and found I could not stop listening. I was still tuned in at the wee hou ...more
Dec 21, 2011
Nov 08, 2011
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
I enjoyed the book mostly. It kept my interest, although I did find it hard to get into at first. I found the glimpse into circus life very compelling ...more
Sep 2011
Mar 27, 2011
 
Tesla's Attic (Accelerati, #1)
3.95
It was really a blast working with my friend Eric Elfman on this book series. Stylistically it’s kind of a cross between “The Eyes of Kid Midas,” and ...more
not set
Oct 02, 2014
 
The Poseidon Adventure
3.85
Okay... confession here... When I was 11, my father took me to see the original Poseidon Adventure at the Beekman theater in Manhattan. I loved it. I ...more
not set
Jun 10, 2012
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.93
This book was recommended to me by Orson Scott Card -- in fact, he was so adamant that he bought it for me. This book is brilliant -- and I understand ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
Winter's Tale
3.58
One of my favorite books. I read it when it came out in the 90s, and I'll probably read it again soon. I think it was very influential in helping me d ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
Dark Life (Dark Life, #1)
3.89
Read this over a year ago, and the world keeps coming back to me. Definitely worth the read. Kat Falls has build a compelling and believable world.
not set
Jun 10, 2012
 
Every Day (Every Day #1)
4.00
The basic premise of this book is absolutely fascinating to me -- a genderless character who wakes up in a different body, as a different person every ...more
Nov 2013
Oct 02, 2014
 
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.75
This book began with much promise, but completely lost my interest about a third of the way through.
not set
Jun 10, 2012
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.16
A brilliantly written, touching book. Read it on a reccommendation, and loved it!
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
The Light Between Oceans
3.96
I found this book captivating, but I also found it very predictable. The story, while elegantly told dragged on. It felt as if the entire story could ...more
Apr 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
The Isle of Blood (The Monstrumologist, #3)
4.28
The Monstrumologist series continues strong, and continues to get darker. I love listening to these books, although I’m always relieved when I’m done, ...more
Aug 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
Sinking Ships: An Abishag's First Mystery (The Abishag Mysteries)
4.60
This novella by my friend Michelle Knowlden is a well-crafted mystery, and the series has a wonderfully unique premise. An “Abishag wife” is a young w ...more
Sep 15, 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.42
I read TFIOS before all the furor over it. I loved it when I read it and still do. Happy to say I was on the bandwagon before there was one!
not set
Jun 10, 2012
 
Ender in Exile (The Ender Quintet, #1.6)
3.84
After having been asked to contribute an Essay on the Ender Universe to an upcoming collection of Essays, I realized that Ender in Exile was the only ...more
May 2012
Jun 10, 2012
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.18
Love this book! Looking forward to reading the sequel!
not set
Oct 02, 2014
 
11/22/63
4.25
I listened to this one. Really enjoyed it -- had fun watching Stephen King trying to extricate himself from the impossibly thick mire of time travel p ...more
not set
Oct 02, 2014
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