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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
Thank you to the publisher for an advance reading copy.

I shouldn't even review this. A book marketed as "heartwarming" is never for me. But I'm going...more
Apr 06, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
This probably isn't really a five-star book, but after disliking The Casual Vacancy so much, I was so thrilled to find that I enjoyed this that it has...more
Apr 13, 2014
Jul 16, 2013
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
Oh my gosh, if these books had existed when I was a kid, I think I would have died with happiness. I would have adored the gothic, spooky atmosphere,...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
Not being a massive fan of the original Alice books (no real problems with them, I just don't LOVE them), I assumed that I'd feel about the same with...more
May 28, 2014
Feb 12, 2010
In Our Mothers' House
A really sweet story about non-traditional families. The artwork grew on me, although it wasn't my favorite. I REALLY hated the portrayal of the anti-...more
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #4)
Not quite as enjoyable as the first three books in the series, but still very good. The books that have a adopted parent are my favorites, and this be...more
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)
It's saying something that I'm giving four stars to a sci-fi novel. A super enjoyable take on the Cinderella story, and one that is different than mos...more
May 05, 2013
Mar 03, 2012
The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #3)
Definitely one of the best of the series. Aunt Josephine is wonderfully aggravating. I love that the author is okay with going to some pretty dark pla...more
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #2)
My word, I love these books.
Jul 21, 2012
Jul 21, 2012
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