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Earwig and the Witch
Though not as complex as many of her stories, "Earwig and the Witch" is an enjoyable and humorous book for young readers. I wonder if there would have ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Money Secrets of the Amish: Finding True Abundance in Simplicity, Sharing, and Saving
A lot of common sense advice on how to save some money. Some of the suggestions (like buying gifts at resale shops) are a little iffy, but mostly I wo ...more
Jun 30, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 4
Nanami rescues Tomoe from the sea, though perhaps she didn't even need to. She ends up with a new servant while Tomoe is trapped at sea--Mikuzi, the s ...more
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List
This was enjoyable, but not perfect. The story of Naomi, a girl who is in love with her gay best friend, and Eli-the gay best friend that just doesn't ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
This was an interesting book. It includes a variety of ways that the humble checklist can be used to improve performance in a variety of areas of life ...more
Nov 16, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
Wings of Fire (Guardians of Ascension, #3)
I am getting into this series--the action, the intrigue. Now that I have read several in the series and I understand the backstory, I like the books f ...more
Jul 04, 2012
Jul 01, 2012
I Heart My Little A-Holes: A bunch of holy-crap moments no one ever told you about parenting
A collection of humorous essays about parenthood. It was funny, but nothing groundbreaking. Of course, I am not actually a mother, so perhaps it is fu ...more
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
A Wind in the Door (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #2)
Charles Wallace is sick, and it is up to Meg, along with her friend Calvin, to help save him. This book features a mix of scientific ideas and fantasy ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
Black Butler, Vol. 09 (Black Butler, #9)
I didn't see the end of this one coming, and I am really glad that I already have the next volume in my possession because I am dying to read what hap ...more
Oct 12, 2013
Oct 12, 2013
Dark Blood (Dark, #26)
Not my favorite in the series, but still an interesting read. I think part of the problem for me was that I got this from the library as soon as it wa ...more
Sep 22, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
Sleep Tight
Cutesy fairy fluff. A tooth fairy falls in love with a bogeyman. And of course she is going to have to save his soul. Nothing new or groundbreaking, b ...more
Jul 08, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
In this book, we have Cress, our very own Rapunzel character, only instead of being locked in a tower, she has been trapped in a satellite. We also ge ...more
Feb 20, 2014
Mar 28, 2013
Gakuen Alice, Vol. 05 (Gakuen Alice, #5)
Mikan ends up in the school play at the last minute. Then she has fun at the school festival dance. Fun story so far, I can't wait to see where it goe ...more
Feb 10, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
Dark Wolf (Dark, #25)
It was kind of nice to read a romance where the woman had to go out and rescue the man. This will be a hit for fans of Feehan's series, for sure, but ...more
Feb 2014
Jan 25, 2014
Wayfinder (Worldwalker Duology, #2)
I didn't think this book was quite as good as the first one, Truthseeker, but it was still a very nice wrap of the two part story. There was a lot of ...more
Apr 04, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Obsidian Flame (Guardians of Ascension, #5)
I enjoyed this book, but it wouldn't make much sense if I hadn't read the entire series so far. That said, the foreshadowing for the next book makes m ...more
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Gentlemen Prefer Curves (Perfect Fit, #3)
A sweet and funny romance story. I liked it. It did take a little for me to warm up to the hero, but I loved the heroine and her friends.
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
The Twelve Kingdoms: Sea of Shadow (The Twelve Kingdoms, #1)
This book was translated from Japanese. The story was very interesting and fast paced, and I liked the interspersed illustrations. However, I must not ...more
Aug 30, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
Kissing with Fangs (Flirting with Fangs Trilogy, #3)
There was too much going on in this story, and the plot was lacking slightly due to that. Still, part of this could have been my current mood.
May 29, 2014
May 27, 2014
Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain
This was an interesting book examining the impact of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana on music and American culture. There isn't much in it that is new, and an ...more
Jan 08, 2015
Jan 08, 2015
Truthseeker (Worldwalker Duology, #1)
I really liked this book. The character and the premise were really interesting. And the twist at the end was great. Can't wait to read the second boo ...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
The End of Dieting: How to Live for Life
While a little less strictly vegan than I expected, it still focused on mostly plant based foods. Undoubtedly healthy, but difficult for many to susta ...more
Mar 2015
Feb 23, 2015
Black Butler, Vol. 11 (Black Butler, #11)
The mystery of the previous volume is explained well enough, and then the next storyline is launched. Namely: zombies?!
Oct 15, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Shade of the Tree
I read this as a teen and really liked it. It didn't quite live up to my memories, but was still an enjoyable ghost story.
Mar 27, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
Very funny, if a bit disjointed feeling. Lot's of interesting stories here. The problem is, I struggle with sarcasm. There are bits and pieces of this ...more
Jan 10, 2015
Jan 08, 2015
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 5
Nanami decides to hold a shrine festival to impress Tomoe. But of course it is harder than she expects.
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
Amulet, Vol. 2: The Stonekeeper's Curse (Amulet, #2)
good. I love the art of this series, and the idea of a young girl who is chosen to bear a great power.
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Secondhand Spirits (A Witchcraft Mystery, #1)
I don't normally read mysteries, but with the supernatural aspect, I found this one to be pretty enjoyable.
Sep 09, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
The Scarlet Letter
I remember having to read this in high school English class. It was not my favorite.
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Mar 05, 2014
Enchanted Ever After (Mystic Circle, #3)
Not the most suspenseful book I have ever read, but a fun, frothy fantasy romance.
Apr 02, 2013
Apr 03, 2013