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The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
4.06
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Nov 05, 2008
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.10
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not set
Nov 05, 2008
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.93
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not set
Nov 05, 2008
 
Book of a Thousand Days
3.95
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not set
Sep 29, 2008
 
The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, #1)
4.13
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not set
Aug 12, 2009
 
The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1)
3.70
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not set
Feb 21, 2009
 
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Calpurnia Tate, #1)
3.97
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Dec 03, 2009
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.61
it was amazing
Fastest page-turner I've ever picked up -- and I'll leave it at that (for now) until you all have finished reading it -- don't want to ruin any surpri ...more
not set
Jul 20, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.46
really liked it
Yes, I'm crazy enough to believe that I will be able to burn thru Books Five and Six before the release of the final Potter next Saturday.

Wish me luc
...more
not set
Jul 10, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.53
really liked it
I wasn't sure I could make it, but I wrapped Book 6 this morning (frankly, I don't recall actually turning the last 300 pages of the book, the plot li ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 20, 2007
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.70
liked it
I've done little to get in to the plot of these books because I don't want to ruin any of the surprises for anyone else who might pick up this series, ...more
Aug 17, 2008
Aug 06, 2008
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.52
really liked it
So the thing about books in a series is that those that get sandwiched in the middle tend to feel less like complete novels and more like stepping sto ...more
Aug 11, 2008
Jul 30, 2008
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
One of the best books I've read all year (coincidentally, I think most of my 'best' books I've read this year seem to have come after August) ...

This
...more
Nov 18, 2008
Sep 19, 2008
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
it was amazing
So 30 pages in to this book, I wondered if the subject material was too young for me...the story too ... out there. Then around page 60, the plot took ...more
Aug 09, 2008
Jul 07, 2008
 
The Kingdom on the Waves (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #2)
3.71
it was ok
I can't remember the last time I've ever been so disappointed in a book's sequel. After finding such pleasure in Volume I of Octavian's story, I had h ...more
Jul 03, 2009
May 01, 2009
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
it was amazing
I don't know what it is about this series, but the characters of the Hunger Games/Catching Fire just don't leave you - long after you've finished the ...more
Sep 17, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
So conflicted with how I ultimately feel after finishing the last book in Collins' uber-popular YA Hunger Game series.

What made The Hunger Games and
...more
Sep 02, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
 
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)
3.49
really liked it
Having devoured this book on a cross-country flight, I can see now why it (and its second volume) deserve Printz Award honors.

Octavian is a book unlik
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May 14, 2009
May 01, 2009
 
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
3.82
liked it
Had a lot of fun reading this one. Lockhart is a talented storyteller both in plot devices and prose.

You can't help but like Frankie ... if you're a g
...more
Mar 28, 2010
Feb 21, 2009
 
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
3.70
really liked it
This is ridiculous. I am a grown-a** woman and I CANNOT stop myself from getting caught up in this tale of teenage romance! Made all the more insane b ...more
Aug 15, 2008
Aug 06, 2008
 
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
3.76
liked it
I need to stop thinking that every YA book I pick up is going to stack up to say, Hunger Games.

This novel, the first in a series, is pretty good, don'
...more
Jan 07, 2010
Dec 03, 2009
 
I Am the Messenger
4.09
really liked it
It's official. Markus Zusak now shares top billing with a handful of others in my "favorite authors" club. As in, henceforth, I will track everything ...more
Mar 03, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
 
Looking for Alaska
4.09
liked it
There were a couple ways this book found me. It started when a book club friend (Laura) nominated it as a possible pick for the club back in December ...more
Feb 21, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.86
liked it
I have mixed feelings about Uglies. It ended on enough of a plot twist that I will likely get around to reading the second book in the series, but unl ...more
Feb 26, 2009
Jan 10, 2009
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
There are certain books you read in your life that you know will always stay with you. This is most definitely one of those books. I was hooked from t ...more
Sep 2007
Jul 02, 2007
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