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I wasn't sure about this book at first. I just could not get into it. But then once they (spoiler alert!) got powers, the book took off like crazy. It ...more
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
When I heard cyborg Cinderella, I thought that this would either be the best thing ever or a total disaster. Luckily, it's the best the ever. What a f ...more
Feb 03, 2015
Jan 22, 2015
The City of Ember (Book of Ember, #1)
I'm really waffling on this one. I had a problem with one of the basic plot points in this book. It made no sense to me at all. If I could just look p ...more
May 07, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Starclimber (Matt Cruse, #3)
I missed two things while reading this book-the audio version (which hasn't come out yet), and the sky. Don't get me wrong, reading the book was excit ...more
Jul 06, 2009
Jul 01, 2009
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Aren't all of you jealous?!?!?!?! Well, aren't you? Of course you are, because this book doesn't hit the shelves until September! Oh snap! And boy, ho ...more
Jun 20, 2009
Jun 20, 2009
Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)
So far this book is incredibly awesome. I will update as soon as I finish!

Okay, done and done! I really need to stop reading books when the whole ser
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May 25, 2010
Grasshopper Jungle
Andrew Smith is an extremely talented writer. It's too bad that he used all that skill to write something I disliked so much. It's a testament to his ...more
Feb 21, 2015
Feb 19, 2015
Sapphique (Incarceron, #2)
What I didn't like about this book: Claudia and Finn. I quite liked them in Incarceron, but this time around, I wanted to smack them a bit. What I did ...more
May 06, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy, #1)
There are some things I didn't like about this book. It's really, super violent. And aside from that, also kinda gross. Sometimes I couldn't quite fig ...more
Apr 24, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1)
I feel like this book suffered a bit from "The Deathly Hallows" syndrome. I read and loved it. Then I read the epilogue and thought, "Well, I could ha ...more
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Aug 31, 2009
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
The book takes place in a really, really crappy future, in which every year 24 teenagers are forced to participate in the Hunger Games. The winner get ...more
Feb 23, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
I've been anxiously waiting for this book since I first read The Hunger Games more than a year and a half ago. I've been waiting even more anxiously s ...more
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Aug 25, 2010
The Host (The Host, #1)
Once again, Meyer demonstrates her incredible ability to give her books a happy ending. But this time, I was glad. I found this book to be creepy, exc ...more
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Jan 30, 2009
Skybreaker (Matt Cruse, #2)
Amazingly enough, it totally lived up to it's predecessor. Non-stop action, thrills, more mysterious airborn creatures, ghost ships, gypsies, and, of ...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 10, 2009
Mothstorm (Larklight, #3)
This is a fabulous conclusion to the Larklight trilogy. It's exciting, touching, and above all, hilarious. Everything comes together in surprising and ...more
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Feb 12, 2009
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
I'm not really sure about how many stars to give this book. It was very interesting and it held my attention throughout, but I'm not sure I liked it. ...more
May 18, 2009
May 13, 2009
Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware (Pals in Peril #3)
Another laugh-out-loud book from M.T. Anderson's Thrilling Tales. This is a great send-up of all those thrilling adventure novels for kids, and Jasper ...more
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Apr 11, 2010
Extras (Uglies, #4)
I really am torn about this book. It was crazy exciting, just like the other in the series. And far be it from me to dictate what an author plots in t ...more
Aug 17, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
Planesrunner (Everness #1)
A story about the multiverse is bound to be exciting and cool, and this book delivers. The parallel universe Everett ends up in is exciting, and the p ...more
Jul 30, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1)
Man, how I loved this book. I actually listened to it on audio, and I kept sitting in my car in front of the house/store/library because I wanted to f ...more
Jun 10, 2009
May 28, 2009
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
It took me a couple of chapters to get into this book. I think it's because I was so annoyed by how idiotic the main character was. But once I got int ...more
Apr 21, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
Starcross (Larklight, #2)
Really, this is one of the funniest books I've ever read, and it's the origin of my obsession with Moob. This sequel to "Larklight" finds Art, Myrtle, ...more
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Feb 12, 2009
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm
What a unique book. The setting is original (how many sci-fi books do you know of that take place in future Zimbabwe?) and the mythology is rich and i ...more
Jun 15, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
The True Meaning of Smekday
It took me awhile to get into this book. I guess all I had heard was that it's really funny. Oh, and it totally is. But I also thought the first part ...more
Mar 07, 2009
Feb 23, 2009
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
AAAAAAAA!!!! This series gets better with each book (although I don't know how book 4 can compete with this one, unless it also has abundant amounts o ...more
Apr 13, 2015
Apr 07, 2015
Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking, #3)
Holy cow, this book is amazing. It takes the promise of the first two books and completely and totally delivers. I was freaking out the entire time I ...more
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
The Clue of the Linoleum Lederhosen (Pals in Peril, #2)
A sequel to Whales on Stilts! M.T. Anderson is so weird, and I totally love it. It's bizarre and hilarious and generally makes no sense, but that's pr ...more
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Mar 26, 2009
The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran, #1)
This book, which takes place in a pretty horrible future, was really, really depressing. But it was also exciting and thought provoking, and one of th ...more
Mar 16, 2009
Feb 23, 2009
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
I absolutely loved this sequel to Cinder. True, the main character is not as likable as our cyborg Cinderella (I spent a lot of the book telling her t ...more
Apr 04, 2015
Mar 17, 2015
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
I finally reread this, about 20 years after the first time. I now know why so many people consider this their favorite book ever. It's awesome! I'm ex ...more
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Dec 05, 2011
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