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The Thief (The Queen's Thief, #1)
3.95
". . . I had bragged without shame about my skills in every wine store in the city. I had wanted everyone to know that I was the finest thief since mo...more
Aug 2007
Jan 28, 2008
 
Lawn Boy
3.71
This is a first person narrative that is about a 12 year old boy who gets a lawnmower from his grandpa and starts making money. The book smiles it's w...more
Jan 03, 2008
Feb 06, 2008
 
First Crossing: Stories About Teen Immigrants
3.65
Quoting from the introduction: "this book includes...stories [from:] Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Hai...more
not set
Jan 28, 2009
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.07
I am not giving anything away by saying this is a book about a girl(Hannah Baker) who commits suicide. The 13 reason are different people who influenc...more
Mar 2008
Mar 18, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
Katniss, heroin of this book, will appeal equally well to both genders. That in and of itself makes it a book worth reading. This is a science fiction...more
Feb 2009
Jul 09, 2009
 
Brooklyn Bridge
3.65
I loved this book!! This is a wholesome book that can be read by any age 4th grade up. It is about the Michtom family who were the ones that created t...more
Apr 20, 2009
May 04, 2009
 
A Long Way Gone
4.13
This is the story of Ishmael Beah whose was born in Sierra Leone in 1980. His early childhood offered great promise, but when war came to his country,...more
Jan 21, 2009
Jan 28, 2009
 
The Graveyard Book
4.09
I like Neil Gaiman, and I did like this book. I think it will appeal to a certain audience, but not to everyone. It has kind of an off-beat humor abou...more
not set
May 04, 2009
 
The Liberation of Gabriel King
3.91
This is a fast read book that set in a small town America during 1976. Gabriel views himself as a hopeless chicken. He thinks some people are born bra...more
Apr 19, 2009
May 04, 2009
 
Savvy (Savvy, #1)
3.94
This is a delightful book about gifts. This is a story about a family whose children have a special gift (curse) that is manifest on their 13th birthd...more
Mar 04, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
The Distant Land of My Father
4.07
This book is chosen as Silicon Valley’s read of the year. The story is spread out over Anna’s childhood and her adult years as the mystery of her fath...more
Mar 02, 2008
Mar 02, 2008
 
Evil Genius (Genius, #1)
3.79
Cadel Piggott is a genius, a very lonely unappreciated genius. His adoptive parents are at wits ends to figure out what to do with him to keep him ou...more
Feb 10, 2008
Feb 11, 2008
 
Slumdog Millionaire: The Shooting Script
3.97
I heard this reviewed as a love story, and it is a love story - but it not a romantic love story. It is the story of one orphan boy trying to find a...more
Mar 06, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
Anahita's Woven Riddle
3.79
Anahita's story takes place in nomadic Iran at the end of the 19th century. She is a teenage who is old enough to be married, and young enough not to...more
Feb 04, 2008
Feb 08, 2008
 
A Taste for Rabbit
3.44
The book opens in Foxboro, a town (civilization) of foxes that has fallen on hard times because of a long, cold winter. Harry the fox, is standing in...more
Jun 18, 2008
Jun 20, 2008
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
Stealing from the back cover, " City of Bones has everything: vampires, werewoves, faeries, true love, and stuff that blows up." Actually, it even ha...more
Feb 2008
Feb 20, 2008
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.94
This book was raw at times, but I have to confess, I did enjoy it. It was funny and I laughed out loud in places. I also must admit to being incredibl...more
Jun 10, 2008
Jun 20, 2008
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.94
Dashti is a 14 year old orphan girl, raised as a mucker (a mucker is a healer that uses songs to heal and sooth the ailing) who is taught to read and...more
Dec 30, 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree
3.82
Emma-Jean is a 7th grader who has recently lost her father and lives with her mother. She was raised in a loving home, but resides on the fringes of m...more
Jan 02, 2008
Feb 03, 2008
 
Trouble Don't Last
3.82
A narrative story told by eleven-year-old Samuel who was born a slave and turns into a run-away in the middle of the night when old Harrison wakes hi...more
Feb 2008
Feb 20, 2008
 
The Peacegiver: How Christ Offers to Heal Our Hearts and Homes
4.43
The book is a fast read that gently unfolds the atonement of Christ as a gift to bridge troubled waters in relationships.
Using the voice of a gentle...more
Feb 20, 2008
Mar 02, 2008
 
I Am the Messenger
4.11
The story revolves around Ed Kennedy, a person of no consequence. The book opens in the middle of a robbery, of which Ed is an unwitting accomplice. E...more
May 2004
Jun 20, 2008
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.11
This is a fun read and a well written book. The characters are all believable and the drawings are charming and expand the text appropriately. Junior...more
Dec 31, 2007
Feb 01, 2008
 
Billy Creekmore
3.71
This book has charm. A poor orphan boy, over worked, under loved, brought up in a cruel orphanage where the proprietor sells his boys off and half sta...more
Jan 24, 2008
Jan 28, 2008
 
The Book Thief
4.36
This books is narrated by death - such a fitting narrator for a war novel. Anything Zusak does is okay by me. He is an inventive writer in story line...more
Jan 2006
Jan 28, 2008
 
Red Moon at Sharpsburg
3.61
This book is about the civil war from a young southern girl's perspective. Generally a good book, but I found the author coming through in India's and...more
Dec 29, 2007
Feb 01, 2008
 
The Secret Life of Bees
3.96
The story of 14 year old Lily who goes to find the origin of the picture of the Black Mary. She ends up living with women who harvest honey. This book...more
Jan 2004
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Queen of Attolia (The Queen's Thief, #2)
4.25
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Feb 08, 2008
 
The King of Attolia (The Queen's Thief, #3)
4.38
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Feb 08, 2008
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