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Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
Oof... it took me 12 days to finish this book. Not like me at all.

I liked the storyline. I love the fact that it is a book about books, and that is wh
Aug 20, 2008
Jun 27, 2008
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
I picked this up after a friend kept talking about it in a GR group I belong to.

I'm really glad I did pick it up. I was sucked into the book from pag
Aug 08, 2008
Jul 03, 2008
Watership Down
Well... who knew that the life of rabbits could be so engrossing?!

This book was a joy to read. The author used beautiful imagery to the point where I
Apr 12, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
Before I Die
I read this in a day - I couldn't put it down. The story is told from the viewpoint of a 16 year old girl, Tessa, who has terminal leukemia. She has m ...more
May 27, 2008
May 27, 2008
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I absolutely LOVED this book. I couldn't put it down and read it in two sittings. I was hooked from the very beginning and loved that the suspense did ...more
Mar 07, 2010
Aug 30, 2009
Swim the Fly
Swim the Fly follows three teenage boys who, every year, set themselves a goal for the summer. This year's goal is to see a real life naked girl. The ...more
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 19, 2011
The Book Thief
**spoiler alert** I added this book to my to-read list after seeing some good reviews for it on GoodReads. Then I joined a YA book club on the site an ...more
Apr 11, 2008
Feb 15, 2008
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The narration in this book was brilliant. It really allowed me to get into the mind of the protagonist... and what a mind that is. The book is told fr ...more
Dec 29, 2009
Jul 25, 2009
I just loved this author's books when I was in my teens, and this book was no exception. Great escapism as you're whisked away into the tale of holida ...more
not set
Mar 11, 2008
I'll Be There

This book captivated me from start to finish. You’d never know that this is a debut novel, as the writing is so compelling and flows beautifully. It
Apr 23, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
I really couldn't decide between 3 and 4 stars for this one.

It took me a while to get into this book, but once I did I couldn't put it down. The plot
Sep 11, 2010
Dec 19, 2009
Beatrice Beecham's Fete of Fate Book One
I got this book through the Goodreads First-Reads program.

This is a fun look at magic, mysticism and Viking artefacts!

The book flows really well and I
Mar 27, 2009
Feb 21, 2009
After reading Alexie's Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian I was looking forward to reading another of his books.

Flight is the story of, and i
Nov 05, 2009
Nov 03, 2009
You Against Me
What I love about YA novels is that they grab you from the beginning and don't let go until the end. This book was no exception. It made me question m ...more
Mar 19, 2011
Mar 19, 2011
Louisa Cosgrove thinks that she is journeying to spend some time with the Woodvilles, friends of the family. Her world is turned upside down when she ...more
Mar 29, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
The Dark Part Of Me
I picked this book up from the recommended shelf in the library. I was looking for a light read - a bit of fluff to relax with in between heavier read ...more
Jun 24, 2009
Jun 22, 2009
It was the cover of this book that initially caught my eye whilst I was browsing the books in my local supermarket. I think it's beautiful. Something ...more
Feb 26, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
I enjoyed this book much more than Twilight. Looking at the other reviews, I appear to be in the minority, but I felt that this book was much better w ...more
Feb 04, 2009
Jan 30, 2009
The Book of Lies
The premise for this book was good and the author had clearly done her research into the history of Guernsey. I learned a lot about the island's past ...more
Apr 14, 2011
Apr 06, 2011
Hard Cash (Hard Cash Trilogy, #1)
I read this book during my teens. Most of the books I'd read up until that point were from the female POV, so it was interesting to see it from the ma ...more
not set
Mar 11, 2008
Sleeping Kings (Dark Force
Sleeping Kings was a pleasant surprise for me. When I received the email pitch from the author, I wasn't sure if it would be for me, but I decided to ...more
Jan 08, 2012
May 27, 2011
Matched (Matched, #1)
I can see why people love it. The story just sucked me in and I devoured it in two sittings. I really liked Cassia and I cared about her right from th ...more
Jan 02, 2012
Aug 26, 2011
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
I will start by saying that I didn't feel that this book lived up to the hype. I got the book on the day it was released, having pre-ordered it AGES a ...more
Sep 03, 2010
Mar 07, 2010
Go Ask Alice
Being a teenager is hard enough without being moved to a new town and a new school where you don’t know anybody and no-one wants to talk to the new gi ...more
Jun 05, 2011
Jul 10, 2010
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
I liked this book more than the previous two. I'm not really sure why, but I know that I was definitely more engaged with the story and couldn't wait ...more
Jun 08, 2009
Jan 30, 2009
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Red Classics)
Somehow this book passed me by when I was growing up. It wasn't assigned reading at school and so I didn't get around to reading it as I didn't really ...more
Mar 27, 2011
Nov 09, 2009
The Luxe (Luxe, #1)
This is definitely one of those books that I class as a guilty pleasure, although I actually don't feel guilty, because I figure everyone should read ...more
Jun 20, 2011
Apr 09, 2010
Strings Attached
When Kit splits up with her boyfriend, Billy, and he enrols in the army, she figures it’s time to leave Providence, Rhode Island to pursue her dream o ...more
Jun 15, 2011
May 27, 2011
How I Live Now
This is the story of Daisy, a fifteen year old girl from New York who is sent by her father to live with her aunt and cousins in England. Everything s ...more
Dec 24, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
Noughts & Crosses (Noughts & Crosses, #1)
I finished reading this 4 days ago and I'm still thinking about it. This is only the first book in a trilogy, but wow, what a journey.

It tells the sto
Oct 03, 2010
Dec 19, 2009
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