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Castle Waiting, Vol. 1 (Castle Waiting Omnibus Collection, #1)
3.98
Aww! This was a sweet re-imagining of fairy tale settings and tropes with a decidedly feminist slant, in which everything ends happily but without the ...more
Feb 2008
Jan 26, 2008
 
Princeless #1
4.38
LOVE! Looking for a graphic novel adventure to share with your elementary schoolers and up? This was totally adorable, funny, and smart.
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 05, 2014
 
The Castle Behind Thorns
3.90
Hm. I think if the setting had worked better for me, I would have enjoyed this much more. As it was, the mashup of "historical" vs "magical" was jarri ...more
Dec 29, 2014
Dec 04, 2013
 
Redemption in Indigo
3.87
I found this one because it had been nominated or was on an awards list, and it was a delight. Loved the authorial interjections and commentary, the s ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 05, 2011
 
Serafin (Star Maker, #1)
2.56
With enthusiastic jacket blurbs from both Lloyd Alexander and Philip Pullman, I had high hopes for this weird little Bookmobile find. Maybe it lost so ...more
Apr 08, 2008
Apr 09, 2008
 
Deathless (Deathless, #1)
4.13
Hm. I am not the reader for this book, so I'm unwilling to rate it.
Jul 05, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
 
The Summer Prince
3.55
Holy cats, that was good. Review to come!
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
 
Breadcrumbs
3.75
Well, I am the reader for this book, and I liked it a lot. Fairytale retelling is one of my very favorite genres, and the constant allusions to other ...more
Jan 04, 2012
Apr 26, 2011
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.94
A princess and her maid are locked up in a tower for seven years when the princess refuses to marry a cruel prince. The maid takes center stage in thi ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 26, 2008
 
The Once and Future King
4.07
What a masterpiece. The scope of the Matter of Britain is just so epic, so full of tragedy and love, and T.H. White gives it more meaning than almost ...more
May 23, 2010
Apr 06, 2010
 
The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)
4.07
Life transition reread.
Sep 02, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
 
Sister Mine
3.62
It's four and a half stars, but since that isn't an option I'm rounding up to five! Plot fell apart a little bit in the end, but the setting and world ...more
Jul 07, 2014
Jan 12, 2013
 
Extraordinary
3.23
None
Apr 24, 2011
Jul 13, 2010
 
Tender Morsels
3.55
None
Mar 12, 2009
Feb 07, 2009
 
Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess, #1)
3.90
None
Nov 17, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
Here Lies Arthur
3.58
None
Apr 19, 2009
Apr 16, 2009
 
The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, #1)
4.18
None
May 11, 2009
May 13, 2009
 
Enna Burning (The Books of Bayern, #2)
3.96
None
May 13, 2009
May 13, 2009
 
Straw Into Gold
3.61
None
May 27, 2009
May 27, 2009
 
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
4.20
None
Jan 08, 2010
Jun 13, 2009
 
A Stranger Came Ashore
3.73
None
Jun 23, 2009
Jul 01, 2009
 
Ice
3.72
None
Dec 09, 2009
Aug 23, 2009
 
Ash
3.58
None
Feb 06, 2010
Feb 05, 2010
 
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
3.94
None
Jul 31, 2008
Jun 07, 2008
 
The Crystal Cave (Arthurian Saga, #1)
4.11
None
Jul 2010
Jun 16, 2010
 
The Squire, His Knight, and His Lady (The Squire's Tales, #2)
4.19
None
Jan 2009
Nov 17, 2008
 
The Wager
3.77
None
Oct 15, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
 
The Perilous Gard
4.10
None
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 19, 2010
 
A Tale Dark & Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #1)
3.99
None
Feb 25, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
 
Out of the Wild (Into the Wild, #2)
3.80
None
Sep 20, 2008
Mar 25, 2008
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