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Soul Music (Discworld, #16)
In Soul Music we meet Death's granddaughter, Susan. When Death goes AWOL again, as he is prone to do, Susan gets drafted into donning black and taking ...more
Jul 22, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
Past Midnight (Past Midnight, #1)
Charlotte Silver's parents are famous paranormal investigators and skeptics. When the family ends up in Charleston, they encounter a very strong spiri ...more
Jul 05, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
The Stone Light (Dark Reflections, #2)
In the second Dark Reflections book the story fractures, following Merle as she sets off with the Flowing Queen to find help for Venice against the Ph ...more
Feb 22, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
Kin (The Good Neighbors, #1)
Holly Black's first graphic novel foray follows teenager Rue Silver as she discovers her mother is Fae and she's part Faerie.

The artwork is inconsist
Feb 05, 2010
Feb 05, 2010
Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3)
In the third Kate Daniels book Jim & Derrick have gone rogue, deliberately evading the Pack as they try to hunt down a new threat to the shape-shi ...more
Nov 04, 2009
Nov 08, 2009
The Monsters of Otherness (Erec Rex, #2)
The second Erec Rex book is as fun to read as the first. The original characters are back with a few notable additions. I listened to the audiobook ve ...more
Feb 08, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
I really liked the movie that was made based on the short story, so I decided to give the story a try. Umm Holywood took every liberty possible with t ...more
Feb 13, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister
There have been many, many books written about the Holocaust and it would seem that every possible story has been told. However, I learned a lot of th ...more
Jun 15, 2009
May 31, 2009
Brester Rawlins is that kid in school all the others point at and whisper about. A hulking loner, he's been privately voted mostly likely to get the D ...more
Jan 25, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
Savvy (Savvy, #1)
This is a charming book about a family of magic wielders. In Mibs family they call magic, or their talent, a savvy. Each member of Mibs' family gets a ...more
Jan 20, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
Peter Grant is a junior constable when he stumbles into the middle of a grisly murder spree. If only he hadn't seen the ghost that night everything mi ...more
Apr 28, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Something, Maybe
This is one of those prevalent general teen angst novels about finding out who you are and falling in love with the boy next door. I think I've read h ...more
Dec 2009
Nov 28, 2009
Equal Rites (Discworld, #3)
I am slowly working my way through the Discworld books, and occasionally I even try to go in order. This is the 3rd Discwolrd book and the first time ...more
May 04, 2009
Apr 16, 2009
A Very Long Engagement
In the later years of WWI the fighting dragged on, soldiers continued to die by the thousands and many were losing hope. A number of French soldiers e ...more
Nov 23, 2009
Nov 09, 2009
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece
Ten-year-old Jamie and his sister Jas, have just moved to the lake district with their dad. Jamie hopes the move will mean a fresh start for his famil ...more
May 08, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
The fourth Narnia book finds Peter, Susan, Edmond and Lucy back in Narnia hundreds of years after they last left it. During the time they were away th ...more
Jan 18, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
Doctor Who: The Feast of the Drowned
On a visit to her friend Keisha, Rose sees a ghost: Keisha's brother Jay, a sailor supposedly lost at sea three months before. Rose and the Doctor jum ...more
May 15, 2013
May 18, 2013
Love Is Hell
I ran out and bought this anthology the moment it came out when I found out there was a Scott Westerfeld story in it. I'm also a fan of Melissa Marr a ...more
Dec 02, 2008
Dec 02, 2008
Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3)
In the third Mercedes Thompson book the usual cast of characters is back. I fall a little more in love with them with each subsequent book :D This was ...more
Feb 28, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
The Elephant in the Playroom: Ordinary Parents Write Intimately and Honestly About Raising Kids with Special Needs
This is a collection of non-fiction accounts from parents of children with Special Needs. There are various topic sections such as "deciding to medica ...more
Jan 15, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
I listened to the first part of this book in audiobook format. It was plodding and slow and not very engaging. I found the characters thin and uninter ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 04, 2008
I don't read many graphic novels but a friend insisted I read this one. I am glad I did. This was a quick stand-alone book that is beautifully illustr ...more
Aug 19, 2010
Aug 23, 2010
Timebound (The Chronos Files, #1)
Sixteen-year-old Kate discovers that she carries a gene that allows her to time travel and that her grandmother is actually from the future, stuck in ...more
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 09, 2014
Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1)
R is a zombie balanced on the edge of consciousness. Zombies eat brains because it lets them relive, for a few bright moments, the lives of the people ...more
Jun 07, 2013
May 12, 2013
Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, #1)
Alanna of Trebond longs to be a knight, something no girl would ever be allowed to undertake. When Alanna and her brother Thom are sent away to school ...more
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 09, 2013
Parties & Potions (Magic in Manhattan, #4)
I really like this series, it's just fun and fast; the cotton candy of my reading list. However, Rachel's extreme self-involvement and lack of charact ...more
Mar 26, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
The Casual Vacancy
I'm being generous in giving this 3 stars, it'd be 2.5 if I could. I tried, I really, really tried to get through this book. I just couldn't, I was li ...more
Oct 02, 2012
Sep 05, 2012
The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)
Nicholas Flamel, the famed alchemist, is over 600 years old. He and his wife Perenel discovered a book which contains a formula that has kept them ali ...more
Jul 2009
Jun 15, 2009
Spanking Shakespeare
Spanking Shakespeare is not the usual sort of book I read. I'm not usually interested in typical teen books whose main purpose is just to talk about w ...more
May 18, 2009
May 19, 2009
Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's
This was a beautifully written look at Alzheimer's from a very personal perspective. The story is told with compassion and vivid language. The reader ...more
Apr 20, 2009
Apr 16, 2009