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The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
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Percy Jackson meets the Da Vinci Code. This is a fun roller coaster quick read full of action and adventure. Like the Percy Jackson series it is aimed at a young audience and is full of mythological creatures. If you are already up on your mythology...more
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Selkie Stories Are for Losers by Sofia Samatar
Selkie Stories Are for Losers
by Sofia Samatar (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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Nebula nominated short story available to read online here: http://www.strangehorizons.com/2013/2...
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I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
I, Robot
by Isaac Asimov
read in May, 2013
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First, let's get this out of the way: I, Robot is NOTHING like the movie. I like the movie just fine. But its relationship with the book is inspirational at most.

I, Robot is not the easiest book to read. It is a collection of short stories, cobbled...more
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I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
I Am the Messenger
by Markus Zusak (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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I feel the need for some 'splaining before I start my review. To be absolutely clear, I give out stars for how much I like a book - not the quality of the book. I Am the Messenger isn't better than my four star books, but it pushes my particular butt...more
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The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
The Scorpio Races
by Maggie Stiefvater (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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Maggie Stiefvater writes beautiful sentences and paragraphs and books. I have no idea if the book is any good because the writing is so wonderful, who cares? If you ever went through a horse phase (mine was sixth grade) then this book will resonate i...more
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Chime by Franny Billingsley
Chime
by Franny Billingsley
read in February, 2014
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Chime has a fairy tale vibe to it - not just the content but the form as well. It also has a few things that bug but I am glad people write interesting books full of imagination and wonder. So it is imperfect but entertaining, like many of my favorit...more
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2014
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The internet ate my review.


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