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All Men of Genius
A story about a young woman, Violet, and her desire to prove herself worthy to pursue a college education, which is restricted to her based on the soc ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
Darcy Patel’s world is about to change: she has just graduated from high school, sold her first YA book, and is putting off college to move to New Yor ...more
Oct 21, 2014
Oct 06, 2014
Neptune's Tears
Set in London 2218, during a time of great technological innovation and strong opposition from an eco-anarchist terroists setting bombs off world-wide ...more
Nov 26, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
The premise of the book seems interesting, a book thief, a glimpse into the world of rare books, and a book detective, and should have made for a comp ...more
Aug 19, 2011
Sep 01, 2011
The Language of Flowers
A story is vividly told from the perspective of Victoria, a young woman and her journey through the foster care system, to her one best shot at a stab ...more
Sep 04, 2012
Sep 04, 2012
Splendors and Glooms
The story is about three children, two puppeteers and a young lady, and how their lives change after a birthday puppet concert which will lead them on ...more
Oct 18, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6)
Rose goes on another adventure to clear her name and help Lissa take her place in the Moroi government. The story is fast paced weaving across America ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
The story is of Melinda and one of her worst years, which also happens to be her first year in high school. The story is a first person account from M ...more
Nov 07, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Two Boys Kissing
The novel features stories about young men and their new freedom to be open about their sexuality told from the point of view of those that struggled ...more
Jan 29, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
Boneshaker is a story about a son who goes in search for the truth about his dead father and his mother who goes after him inside the enclosed part of ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Feb 09, 2010
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
A beautifully told story of unrequited love over three generations. For those who enjoy magical realism, sensory overloads, and tragic beauty.
Dec 06, 2014
Nov 20, 2014
Cold Magic (Spiritwalker, #1)
Cold Magic focuses on the events surrounding a young woman, Catherine, in which she is the focus of political intrigue. During these events her eyes w ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Jan 13, 2011
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare is about a young girl, Tessa, finding out her true identity as part of a diabolical plot and that of the Shadow Wor ...more
Sep 07, 2010
Sep 03, 2010
Sarah's Key
The story about Julia Jarmond, an American journalist living in Paris, doing a story about the Vel' d'Hiv's 60th anniversary of the French round-up of ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
Walking Seattle: 35 Tours of the Jet City's Parks, Landmarks, Neighborhoods, and Scenic Views
The book contains 35 walking tours all around Seattle in and out of the more popular tourist areas. Each walk offers insightful trivia on the area and ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 13, 2011
Bespelling Jane Austen
A collection from four romance writers each taking their favorite Jane Austen novel and adding a paranormal twist. These stories fall right into line ...more
Jan 16, 2011
Jan 16, 2011
Grasshopper Jungle
The story is about Austin a young Polish teen who lives in a Podunk, loves his best friend and his girlfriend and is unsure about what to do about it ...more
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 01, 2015
The Scar Boys
A story told in a form of a college personal essay about the journey of “Harry,” Harbinger Robert Francis Jones, the kid who was almost struck by ligh ...more
Oct 03, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
The Rithmatist (Rithmatist, #1)
The "Rithmatist" is about a young man, Joel, who longs to be a rithmatist, a fighter for the United Isles of America against the wild chalkings in Neb ...more
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
The Thirteenth Tale
A story about an amateur biographer, Margaret Lea, being unexpectedly asked to write the biography of a famous popular author, Vida Winter, in which w ...more
Oct 15, 2011
Oct 06, 2011
City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5)
In this book Jace is back but connected to Sebastian, Clary's evil step-brother, and Clary must find him and stop whatever nefarious plans Sebastian h ...more
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
Gone Girl
The characters caricature of symptoms than real. Nick Dunn a self loathing male and his wife a princess with control issues. The biggest flaw is that ...more
Apr 08, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, #1)
This book was less steampunk than it was romance or a string of sex scenes loosely wrapped in plot. I would have preferred it the other way around, si ...more
Dec 26, 2010
Dec 29, 2010
The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years
The book covers sleeping techniques to help your baby form good sleep habits. I found this book had some good techniques, though they were the same on ...more
Apr 27, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia
Frenchie's life is not going great, she has just graduated from high school, she didn't get into art school, her best friend is too busy with his new ...more
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
Half World (Half World, #1)
A story revolving around the disturbance in the balance of the three worlds (Realm of the Flesh, Realm of the Spirit, and Half World), breaking the cy ...more
Feb 07, 2011
Feb 02, 2011
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1)
A story about a young man, Jacob, who goes in search of his grandfather’s secret life before he came to America after WWII after his brutal murder. Hi ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam, #2)
The second book in the MaddAddam trilogy takes place during the same time span as the first book, Orxy and Crake, but is told from the perspective of ...more
May 15, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
The Anatomist's Apprentice
I listened to the audiobook while taking a long road trip with my mother. The narrator Simon Vance was excellent and is probably why I finished listen ...more
May 07, 2015
May 09, 2015
The Secrets of Mary Bowser
I am not a huge of fan of historical fiction and I believe this is because I would rather read the real history about the person than someone's ideal ...more
Aug 17, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
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