Quixotess’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Quixotess.


Floating in My Mo...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Quixotess's Recent Updates

Quixotess added
Esther by Gini Andrews
Rate this book
Clear rating
Quixotess is currently reading
Floating in My Mother's Palm by Ursula Hegi
Rate this book
Clear rating
Quixotess rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling
Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner, #1)
by Lynn Flewelling (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
I picked up Luck in the Shadows because I've always enjoyed Flewelling's later series, the Tamir Triad (starting with The Bone Doll's Twin), which is set in the same world. But this is her first novel, and the writing is just not very good. For examp ...more
Quixotess added
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Rate this book
Clear rating
Quixotess added
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Rate this book
Clear rating
Quixotess is currently reading
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Rate this book
Clear rating
Quixotess added
Tempest Rising by Diane McKinney-Whetstone
Rate this book
Clear rating
Quixotess added
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Sabriel (Abhorsen, #1)
by Garth Nix (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2012
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sabriel's travels through the Old Kingdom make a compelling story in this original fantasy novel. Garth Nix's device of the bells as the tools of the necromancer were one of my favorite unique magic systems when I first read this book as a teenager. ...more
Quixotess rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
Rate this book
Clear rating
This book sneaks up on you. The first chapter is a bit difficult. Some confusing names and information are thrown at you, which I think was chosen to mirror the main character's sense of disorientation and discomfort being the only one of his kind on ...more
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
"Sigh, just what we need, another revolutionary, unusual fantasy book by an author with a practiced mastery of tone. When will authors like Clarke realize that what the fantasy genre needs are more pseudo-medieval monomyths that sprawl out into fif..." Read more of this review »
More of Quixotess's books…
185 What's The Name of That Book??? — 17275 members — last activity 5 minutes ago
Can't remember the title of a book you read a while back? Come search our archives and shelves, and if we haven't already solved for your book, post a ...more
25x33 Bookettes Book Club — 5 members — last activity Jan 13, 2013 08:14AM
A book club for those interested in trying out new genres of books.
Aaminah...
1,764 books | 191 friends

Liz
Liz
1,502 books | 88 friends

Casey Chow
17 books | 12 friends

Kelly L...
91 books | 14 friends

Emily Ryan
63 books | 16 friends

Claire
412 books | 36 friends


Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice SendakThe Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric CarleThe Giving Tree by Shel SilversteinThe Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Best Children's Books
3,398 books — 5,140 voters
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
Birth Doula DONA Required Reading
27 books — 16 voters

More…


Polls voted on by this member