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The Islands at the End of the World (Islands at the End of the World #1)
3.74
I love a good post-apocalyptic story. This one's a little different: it actually starts with the disaster and continues from there, and wow is the ten ...more
Sep 30, 2014
Sep 29, 2014
 
Dead Set
3.52
Kadrey is very good at writing creepy and dark--that comes across quite well in his very-adult Sandman Slim series. It turns out, he's also very good ...more
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Fangirl
4.20
I adored this book. I am going through withdrawal because it is over. I say that, though this is not normally my kind of book at all. It's New Adult w ...more
Nov 08, 2013
Nov 05, 2013
 
The Silence of Six
4.16
Myers has crafted an intense young adult book that's frightening in its plausibility. It's also the most realistic fictional account I've read of hack ...more
Oct 11, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
 
Hero (Woodcutter Sisters #2)
3.80
I enjoyed the first book in this series, Enchanted. For me, this book was much slower to hook me, but once it got going it was good fun. Kontis has a ...more
Mar 18, 2014
Mar 15, 2014
 
Eleanor & Park
4.18
Rowell is THE YA author to watch. I loved her book Fangirl, and she proves herself again with this book. Really, it made me uncomfortable at times bec ...more
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
 
Zero
3.76
This YA novel is a fast, intense read. Leveen does a masterful job of creating a realistic and heavily flawed cast of characters, all viewed through t ...more
May 06, 2014
May 05, 2014
 
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1)
4.01
This young adult book dizzied me at first with the sheer number of names. It was rather difficult to keep straight who was who and where. However, I s ...more
Dec 16, 2014
Dec 15, 2014
 
The Summer Prince
3.55
I read this YA book because it was on the Norton shortlist. It's not the sort of book I would have ever picked up otherwise, but I found it an intrigu ...more
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
 
Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)
4.29
I have seen the movie this is based upon many times, and I was curious to see how it compared.[return][return]However, perhaps this was not the best o ...more
Jul 07, 2009
Apr 10, 2012
 
The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, #1)
4.18
In this retelling of the fairy tale, Ani is raised as the Crown Princess of her kingdom. Even though she knows being queen is her destiny, she is acut ...more
Oct 22, 2009
Apr 10, 2012
 
Otherbound
3.76
This is a deep sort of YA novel that could have so easily been confusing or contrived, but in Duyvis's deft hands, it's a thing of beauty. The two par ...more
Jul 05, 2014
Oct 16, 2012
 
Marina
3.96
I received this book through the LibraryThing Early Reviewers Program.

Zafron excels at numerous elements within this book: the viewpoint of an awkward
...more
Aug 30, 2014
Aug 30, 2014
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.18
Trouble seems to follow Percy Jackson wherever he goes. It's not just the fact that he has ADHD and is a major target for school bullies. No, it's the ...more
Jan 27, 2010
Apr 10, 2012
 
Goliath (Leviathan, #3)
4.27
This trilogy has been very up and down for me. The first book grabbed me because of the vivid world, with its rival steampunk Clankers and genetically ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Apr 10, 2012
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.11
Junior has a problem. Well, many problems. He was born with water on the brain and had a lot of health issues, but even worse, he's smart. On the rez, ...more
Aug 20, 2009
Apr 10, 2012
 
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
4.10
Katsa is Graced. From the time she was a child, her differently-colored eyes made others wary, and her isolation only increased when her Grace's power ...more
Feb 05, 2010
Apr 10, 2012
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
I'll try to make this spoiler free, since there are some details that can be assumed since this is the third and final book of the series.[return][ret ...more
Aug 27, 2010
Apr 10, 2012
 
Impossible (Impossible, #1)
3.66
Lucy has her share of teenage problems. Prom is coming up, and her birth mother is an insane bag lady who can be found all over town. Fortunately, she ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Apr 10, 2012
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.90
Short description: Steampunk World War I.[return][return]In Austria, young Prince Alek flees in a war machine after the murder of his Hapsburg parents ...more
Feb 2010
Apr 10, 2012
 
The Scorpio Races
4.08
This book is what you get if you cross The Hunger Games with carnivorous horses, but deeper. The suspense is there but this is really more about the p ...more
Nov 19, 2011
Apr 10, 2012
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
Catching Fire is one of those rare books that I knew I had to buy during the first week of release, and I had to read it in a single day or the suspen ...more
Sep 07, 2009
Apr 10, 2012
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.11
I've heard a lot about this Newberry Winner. In the end, I think perhaps that my expectations were too high.[return][return]Jonas lives in a perfect w ...more
Aug 26, 2011
Apr 10, 2012
 
Aries Rising  (Star Crossed, #1)
3.80
In this first book of the new YA series Star Crossed, Logan McRae starts out as an average high school sophomore. She yearns for the cute guy, avoids ...more
Jul 08, 2010
Apr 10, 2012
 
Catalyst
3.61
Kate Malone, science and math geek, is about to have a nervous breakdown. All of her friends are receiving word back from their choice colleges, and s ...more
Nov 12, 2009
Apr 10, 2012
 
Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
4.20
This is the sequel to Leviathan and the second in a trilogy.[return][return]Behemoth takes place against the backdrop of a steampunk World War I. Brit ...more
Aug 15, 2011
Apr 10, 2012
 
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1)
3.99
I started to read this years ago when it was available online, and I couldn't get into it. I decided to take up the challenge again when it was select ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Apr 10, 2012
 
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
3.95
Marcus is a hacker. He's adept at getting about the security systems and computer firewalls at his high school. When he and his friends sneak out to e ...more
Jan 2010
Apr 10, 2012
 
Wintergirls
3.99
Wintergirls is a YA release that covers a difficult topic: eating disorders in young girls. As Wintergirls begins, the narrator, Lia, puts up a grand ...more
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 10, 2012
 
The Blue Girl (Newford, #15)
3.91
When Imogene starts high school in Newford, she's not surprised when her punk looks attract bullies right away. However, she's determined to stay out ...more
May 05, 2010
Apr 10, 2012
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