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Leaving the Bellweathers
3.59
MG, the misadventures of a delightfully eccentric family. Described elsewhere as Addams Family meets Cheaper By the Dozen, or Edward Gorey for kids, b...more
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Feb 26, 2010
 
The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1)
3.72
YA, near-future. Jenna wakes up from a year-long coma and can't really remember her former life.

From a writerly perspective, I particularly liked sev...more
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Before I Fall
3.94
YA, serious, just-barely speculative, and due out in March. Basically Groundhog Day meets Prep. Really beautifully written story of a popular girl who...more
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Lincoln's Dreams
3.51
Yeah, I finally got around to reading this! It's good. Loved the ending. I'm sure if I were a Civil War buff I'd love it more but I certainly liked it...more
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven, #2)
4.21
Okay, not quite as awesome as the first one (there were parts I did a bit of skimming) but overall I still enjoyed it, and there were lots of good mom...more
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1)
4.04
Strong MG fantasy adventure. Brother and sister end up at their grandparents' mysterious and dangerous estate. Sibling relationship likable and believ...more
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #4)
4.11
Worthy of its kid-bestseller status. Funny cartoons (hilarious drawings of the gross hairy men at the swimming pool showers) and painfully familiar si...more
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Feb 26, 2010
 
A Spy in the House (The Agency, #1)
3.79
Recommended if you're looking for a different kind of YA novel - the premise was fun and the protag's journey enjoyable to watch.
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May 31, 2011
 
The Lathe of Heaven
4.08
Can't believe I didn't read this sooner. Greatly enjoyed it, would have totally devoured it as a teenager.
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May 31, 2011
 
The Missing Golden Ticket and Other Splendiferous Secrets
3.71
This has a LOT of filler, but it was nice to read the extra bits from Chocolate Factory.
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May 31, 2011
 
A Shadow in Summer (Long Price Quartet, #1)
3.57
Fantastic series! One of my favorite things I read in 2010.
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May 31, 2011
 
The Native Star (Veneficas Americana, #1)
3.59
Loved this! Wonderfully engaging alt wild west history.
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May 31, 2011
 
Savvy (Savvy, #1)
3.94
I loved the voice in this! One of my 2010 faves.
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May 31, 2011
 
The Sixty-Eight Rooms (Sixty-Eight Rooms #1)
3.65
Cute - I would have loved this in grade school.
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May 31, 2011
 
Flashforward
3.58
Enjoyed this. Classic SF feel.
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May 31, 2011
 
Shade (Shade, #1)
3.90
Compelling and unusual YA paranormal.
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May 31, 2011
 
Indigo Springs (Astrid Lethewood, #1)
3.65
Liked the unusual magic in this.
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May 31, 2011
 
American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields
3.95
Super-tasty foodie book.
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May 31, 2011
 
The Clockwork Three
3.98
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May 31, 2011
 
Od Magic
3.95
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Birthmarked (Birthmarked, #1)
3.92
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Nomansland
3.05
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May 31, 2011
 
Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1)
3.99
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
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Feb 26, 2010
 
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
4.02
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May 31, 2011
 
When You Reach Me
4.07
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Feb 26, 2010
 
Enchanted Glass
3.85
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May 31, 2011
 
Alphabet of Thorn
4.04
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May 31, 2011
 
Ilium
3.99
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May 31, 2011
 
Olympos (Ilium, #2)
3.90
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May 31, 2011
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