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Harry's First Christmas
3.74
I loved the Harry Potter series and wish there were dozens more stories and books in the series. Until I read G. Norman Lippert's work, I never expect...more
Mar 09, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
 
James Potter and the Hall of Elders' Crossing (James Potter, #1)
3.78
The first few chapters were a bit overwhelming in their changes and I wasn't sure that I would finish reading it. In fact, I didn't even tell my daugh...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
James Potter and the Curse of the Gate Keeper (James Potter, #2)
3.96
After finishing book 1, I was excited to start this one as the First Years would include Albus, Rose and Scorpius. I expected certain actions on Albus...more
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files #1)
4.02
The Dresden Files come up on recommended books for me all the time but I've just never felt like starting such a huge series with such diehard fans.

Bu...more
May 30, 2014
May 29, 2014
 
Secret Circle Vol I: The Initiation
3.85
I was browsing Netflix one day and saw a CW show - The Secret Circle. It was a nice story - a typical CW teen drama with love, magic. mystery and angs...more
Jun 22, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
 
Candy Shop War
3.98
I'm disappointed in this book. It had such potential - magicians, old magic, candy with secret powers. In the actual story, though, there are ideas th...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
Thirteenth Child (Frontier Magic, #1)
3.74
I like the alternate world/history that Wrede created, and I enjoyed the narration. There are parts of the story that deserve five stars but I couldn'...more
May 17, 2014
May 13, 2014
 
James Potter and the Vault of Destinies (James Potter, #3)
3.91
Of the three James Potter books, this one took me the longest time to read. I liked the book but I wasn't absorbed by it. Of all the characters, Petra...more
Sep 10, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
Something Witchy (Mystics & Mayhem #1)
3.86
This was a Kindle book so excuse the use of percentages.

The first 20% of this book was amazing. So much so that I told people, "I am reading a fabulou...more
Jan 07, 2013
Dec 16, 2012
 
The Wizard's Book of Spells
3.94
Great informative book for kids that are into wizard-lore, particularly the bookish kids. The stories can add meaning to a variety of books and shows...more
May 03, 2014
May 03, 2014
 
Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles, #1)
3.98
Perfect pre-Septimus Heap book, in my opinion. Designed for a slightly younger crowd and a much faster read, it includes cool supernaturals. Witches,...more
Mar 18, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
 
The Magykal Papers (Septimus Heap, #7.5)
3.91
Sometimes a series can lead to fun, entertaining or informational add-on books. Sometimes they can't. The Septimus Heap series is definitely one that...more
Oct 06, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)
3.56
Meh. Neat idea but oddly written book. Everything read as a synopsis instead of a story and it doesn't actually end. It's like reading the back of the...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Darke Toad (Septimus Heap, #1.5)
3.92
I love the Septimus Heap series. I'm even collecting the series in audiobook format (which, in my opinion, is the best way to enjoy the series). That...more
Apr 23, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
Darke (Septimus Heap, #6)
4.22
Big book (641 pages, I think) but surprisingly quick read. I have favorites among the characters and I was thrilled that they were primary in this sto...more
Jul 19, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
Hunted (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #6)
4.28
I have loved this series. Loved, loved, loved. As I read each book I found myself thinking about how great it would be in audio. Here is a 2100 year o...more
Jul 21, 2014
May 06, 2014
 
Merlin's Gift
3.66
The Founders are so much fun to read - especially Salazar, who I hate on principle in the HP books.
Mar 09, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
 
Magic Trixie (Magic Trixie, Vol. 1)
3.75
Excellent story to share with my 7 year old daughter! The story was cute, the artwork was fantastic and they combined to make me a new fan. We'll defi...more
Jun 22, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
The Magic Thief (Magic Thief, #1)
3.91
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May 23, 2014
Oct 14, 2011
 
Queste (Septimus Heap, #4)
4.02
None
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Jun 29, 2011
 
Flyte (Septimus Heap, #2)
3.96
None
not set
Jun 29, 2011
 
A Lion Among Men (The Wicked Years, #3)
3.24
None
not set
Jun 17, 2011
 
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
3.95
None
Jan 08, 2013
Jun 17, 2011
 
Son of a Witch (The Wicked Years #2)
3.42
None
not set
Jun 17, 2011
 
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years #1)
3.47
None
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Jun 17, 2011
 
Syren (Septimus Heap, #5)
4.08
None
not set
Jun 17, 2011
 
Wicked: The Grimmerie
4.13
None
not set
Sep 16, 2011
 
Physik (Septimus Heap, #3)
3.97
None
not set
Jun 29, 2011
 
The Trouble With Magic (A Bewitching Mystery, #1)
3.65
None
Oct 02, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
 
Bras & Broomsticks (Magic in Manhattan, #1)
3.74
None
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
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