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Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
4.10
liked it
I would like for someone to explain to me what makes this better than the 900 other strong girl fantasies out there. Thanks!!
Feb 25, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
Mistwood (Mistwood, #1)
3.52
liked it
I found this book to be dead boring and exactly why I hate fantasy books, generally. I read it less than a month ago and would be hard pressed to writ ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
 
Magic or Madness (Magic or Madness, #1)
3.50
really liked it
This first in a fantasy trilogy is a very fast paced read. Reason's mother goes insane, so she has to go live with her grandmother, the source of her ...more
May 05, 2008
May 05, 2008
 
Impossible (Impossible, #1)
3.64
really liked it
I saw Nancy Werlin speak in October 2008 and it was an incredibly moving speech. At the time, I was only about 50 pages into the book. Yesterday I fin ...more
Nov 12, 2008
Nov 12, 2008
 
The Minister's Daughter
3.54
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Another historical fiction, this one with an underpinning of fantasy. Nell is the crone's granddaughter, and she is learning the her ...more
Oct 05, 2008
Oct 05, 2008
 
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)
3.93
really liked it
Nothing fills me with more dread than a big fat book with a sword on the cover, unless it is a sword being weilded by a girl, who will without a doubt ...more
Sep 19, 2010
Sep 19, 2010
 
Froi of the Exiles (Lumatere Chronicles, #2)
4.30
really liked it
Very much a middle trilogy book, as it took me a minute to pick back up from where Finnikin left off, and it DEFINITELY ends with about three cliffhan ...more
Mar 11, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
 
Creature of the Night
3.11
liked it
As a realistic fiction book of a poor, delinquent boy in Ireland, this book starts out really successfully. I love the lead character practically with ...more
Oct 08, 2009
Oct 08, 2009
 
Here Lies Arthur
3.60
liked it
I should (and may yet) add a shelf for "girls with swords" - fantasy books in which girls do daring things with swords which I totally loathe.

I loved
...more
May 31, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.04
really liked it
A truly scary urban fantasy. Karou lives in Prague, for no apparent reason. Her "home" is behind a hidden doorway, and her family strange fantastic cr ...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
The Night Circus
4.03
it was ok
BORING. Flat characters, confusing plot (made even more confusing on audiobook due to the time shift.)

I'm beginning to grow suspect of Jim Dale. Of c
...more
Dec 08, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
3.98
really liked it
Not my kind of book, so let's get that out of the way first. It's still excellent - complex and well drawn. It got better for me once I was able to re ...more
Feb 16, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
 
Well Witched
3.74
liked it
the good thing about this book: I remembered playing Witch in the Well when I was a kid, so the premise grabbed me right away.

Unfortunately, it was to
...more
Mar 07, 2009
Mar 07, 2009
 
Falling In
3.67
liked it
There have been many books lately in which the narrator breaks the wall and talks directly to the reader. (None of which I can remember right now, of ...more
Oct 31, 2010
Oct 31, 2010
 
StarCrossed (Thief Errant, #1)
3.79
Everything I normally hate in a book, a plucky girl heroine, a difficult fantasy world, and yet, and yet....

This book is SO tightly plotted, SO suspen
...more
Nov 26, 2010
Nov 26, 2010
 
Valiant: A Modern Faerie Tale (Modern Faerie Tales, #2)
3.92
really liked it
Despite the cover, this is NOT girls-with-swords. It's an urban fantasy, a genre I tend to love. This one takes place in New York (very accurately) an ...more
May 31, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
A Corner of White (The Colours of Madeleine, #1)
3.80
really liked it
Despite a confusing premise in the beginning, if you can just relax and go along for the ride, you will find it very VERY enjoyable.

I was disappointed
...more
Sep 03, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
 
Lips Touch: Three Times
3.87
really liked it
"Fantasy" doesn't do this book justice, as this as good scary fantasy, not romantic fluffy fantasy. oh, there's kissing alright but it is mixed with d ...more
Apr 26, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
 
Gorgeous
3.49
liked it
It took me a minute to get into this, as in the beginning I thought it was trying to hard. Ultimately, the hijinks come together with a fairly good me ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2013
 
White Cat (Curse Workers, #1)
3.81
I mostly read this whole book thinking "I have no idea what's going on." But I think that's ok.
not set
Nov 09, 2010
 
Finn Fancy Necromancy
3.62
really liked it
Apr 05, 2015
Apr 05, 2015
 
The Spindlers
3.56
liked it
This started out fun and spooky and Coraliny, and then just became sort of forgetable.
Mar 02, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
 
The Kingdom of Little Wounds
3.27
it was amazing
This is quite a book. For fans of Game of Thrones.
Dec 31, 2014
Dec 31, 2014
 
Milo Speck, Accidental Agent
3.77
liked it
This one was just too much. I couldn't get into it.
Oct 05, 2015
Oct 05, 2015
 
A Creature of Moonlight
3.61
really liked it
An atmospheric and surprisingly readable fantasy.
Aug 03, 2014
Aug 03, 2014
 
The Dark City (Relic Master, #1)
3.69
liked it
Totally adequate fantasy, with some twists.
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
 
Voices (Annals of the Western Shore, #2)
3.83
it was ok
Only for the hardest core fantasy fan.

Jan 12, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)
3.64
Long.
Jun 07, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
Poison
3.98
liked it
You know the drill, strong girl goes on a quest in a fantasy land, overcomes danger, comes out on top. If you like that sort of thing, here it is. One ...more
Apr 11, 2008
Apr 11, 2008
 
The Emerald Atlas (The Books of Beginning #1)
3.92
really liked it
I see lots of reviews for the print book that are good. I had thought that perhaps Jim Dale's amazing reading made the story betrer than it was. Becau ...more
Jun 18, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
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