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Sunshine
3.84
Adult vampire urban fantasy. Sunshine lives in an alternate post-apocalyptic world in which Others - vampires, weres, demons and angels - are accepted ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 18, 2007
 
Princess Ben
3.72
**spoiler alert** YA alternate-world fantasy. Chubby Princess Benevolence had a scrappy, indulged childhood: she was heir to the throne, but she was t ...more
Jul 2008
Apr 21, 2008
 
War for the Oaks
4.04
Adult fey urban fantasy. Eddi, a singer/electric guitarist living in Minneapolis, finds herself chosen by the Seelie Court for a job nobody would be e ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 18, 2007
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
YA urban fantasy. Clary sees a boy - or possibly a boy - killed in a night club, and is pitched into a world of shadowhunters and downworlders, where ...more
Sep 2007
Dec 18, 2007
 
Dealing with Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #1)
4.12
YA comic fantasy. Book 1 of the Enchanted Forest series. Cimorene is not a proper princess. She learns fencing, cooking and magic, and when she discov ...more
Feb 2008
Jan 26, 2008
 
Dreamer's Pool (Blackthorn & Grim, #1)
3.95
Historical fantasy. Blackthorn has spent a year imprisoned for no crime of her own. The only thing left in her heart is a thirst to repay the powerful ...more
Jun 08, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
 
Valiant (Modern Faerie Tales, #2)
3.90
**spoiler alert** YA urban fantasy, loosely based on the story of 'Beauty and the Beast'. Val doesn't entirely mean to run away from home, but when ho ...more
Feb 2008
Mar 01, 2008
 
The Ogre Downstairs
3.84
When The Ogre - Malcolm and Douglas' father and Caspar, Johnny and Gwinny's not-at-all-shiny new stepfather - buys Johnny and Malcolm identical chemis ...more
Dec 2006
Mar 22, 2008
 
Stranger (The Change, #1)
3.90
Post-apocalyptic YA. Ross is on the run from a bounty hunter. He hasn’t had anyone on his side since his grandmother died, so when he washes up in Las ...more
Sep 2014
Sep 16, 2014
 
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Vol. 1 (Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE #1)
4.12
This review is for volumes 1-7.

YA fantasy manga. This is a companion/crossover series with xxxHolic. Syaoran and Sakura have been the closest of frien
...more
Apr 18, 2013
Apr 17, 2008
 
Taronga
3.42
YA science fiction. Fourteen-year-old Ben lives rough in the bush outside Sydney, surviving in the wreckage of an Australia that fell apart after glob ...more
not set
Oct 24, 2010
 
xxxHolic, Vol. 1 (xxxHOLiC, #1)
4.17
This review is for the (incomplete) series as a whole.

YA urban fantasy manga. Watanuki Kimihiro sees spirits; more than that, he's attractive to spiri
...more
Apr 18, 2013
Apr 02, 2008
 
The Demon's Surrender (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #3)
4.03
**spoiler alert** Book 3 in the trilogy that started with The Demon's Lexicon. I loved this book, slightly scary levels of love; each new book in this ...more
Sep 2011
Jul 16, 2014
 
Think of England
4.28
M/M historical romance (turn of the last century); isn't listed as part of a series but seems to be set up for sequels. Captain Archie Curtis is not a ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
 
Black Maria
3.67
Children's modern fantasy. Mig, her mother and her brother Chris are gently connived into going to visit their great aunt Maria (pronounced Mar-eye-ah ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 18, 2007
 
Flora Segunda of Crackpot Hall (Flora Trilogy, #1)
3.65
This is either YA or children's fantasy, but I can't really make up my mind which. Flora, called Segunda because there was another Flora, who was a go ...more
Feb 2008
Dec 18, 2007
 
The Unfinished Clue
3.78
Golden Age mystery. Sir Arthur Billington-Smith is not a pleasant man, and his unpleasantness is at full force on the weekend in which his son brings ...more
Jul 2008
Jul 30, 2008
 
The Game
3.57
Children's contemporary fantasy. Hayley grew up with her grandparents, isolated from the world. Only then Hayley did something wrong - she's not sure ...more
Mar 2008
Apr 17, 2008
 
Hikaru no Go, Vol. 01: Descent of the Go Master
4.05
This review is for the series as a whole.

Sports manga based around the old Chinese board game go. Hikaru finds an old go board in his grandfather's at
...more
Jun 2007
Jan 02, 2008
 
The Prince of Tennis, Volume 1: Ryoma Echizen (The Prince of Tennis, #1)
4.06
This review is for the series as a whole.

Sports manga. Echizen Ryoma, new first-year member of Seikagu Tennis Club, shouldn't have a chance at a spot
...more
May 2008
Mar 23, 2008
 
Cybele's Secret (Wildwood, #2)
4.09
YA historical fantasy, set in Transylvania and Constantinople. Paula accompanies her merchant father to Constantinople in search of a valuable artifac ...more
Oct 2007
Dec 18, 2007
 
Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1)
3.70
YA urban fantasy. Aisling sees faeries. Faeries are vicious: they blind, they kill Sighted mortals. Aisling can't ever let them know she knows they're ...more
Mar 2008
Apr 17, 2008
 
Three Men in a Boat
3.92
Sentimental-comical boating memoir! Three young friends, being agreed that they are suffering dreadfully of various ailments, decide that what's neede ...more
Jun 2009
Jun 20, 2014
 
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #4)
4.04
Golden Age mystery. General Fentiman, ninety years old, is found quietly passed away in his armchair at the Bellona Club. It's hardly what you want to ...more
Jul 2008
Jul 30, 2008
 
Behold, Here's Poison (Inspector Hannasyde, #2)
3.72
Golden Age mystery. Gregory Matthews is found dead. It seems to be food poisoning, but his meddling sister insists on a post mortem, to the mortificat ...more
Feb 2008
Feb 05, 2008
 
Komarr (Vorkosigan Saga, #11)
4.26
8th book in the Miles chronology. Ekaterin Vorsoisson feels as though her life is spiraling out of control even as it constricts to make her smaller a ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 09, 2014
 
A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend
3.62
YA fiction. Last summer Cass's best friend Julia died in a car accident, and Cass took off with her bike and Julia's ashes to do the road trip to Cali ...more
Nov 2010
Jun 19, 2014
 
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
3.93
YA fiction. Will Grayson's life, whether he wants it to or not, revolves around his best friend Tiny Cooper, the largest, gayest kid at their school. ...more
Jun 2011
Jun 20, 2014
 
Paladin of Souls (Chalion, #2)
4.11
High fantasy. Ista is the dowager royina of all Chalion, mother of the ruling royina, but she suffered under a curse of madness for years and though t ...more
Jan 2012
Jul 11, 2014
 
A Man Lay Dead (Roderick Alleyn, #1)
3.85
Golden Age mystery. A Roderick Alleyn book. Nigel Bathgate, a young journalist, is attending one of Sir Hubert Handesley's celebrated house parties fo ...more
Sep 2010
Jul 02, 2014
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