Ricki’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Ricki.


Ricki's Recent Updates

Ricki rated a book 1 of 5 stars
Some Kind of Normal by Juliana Stone
Some Kind of Normal
by Juliana Stone (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
One of those books that got published before it should have. Who knows, maybe it would have been good with enough editing, but it's artless and cliched at this stage. For instance, the first 20 pages are full of names that all sound the same--we've g ...more
Ricki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale
The Forgotten Sisters (Princess Academy, #3)
by Shannon Hale (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
I was underwhelmed, but not surprised.

Shannon Hale is totally my hero. I follow her blog and love how she uses it to talk to both kids and adults about big societal issues. She uses her fame to educate and be an advocate, especially for girls, which
...more
Ricki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ricki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
Rate this book
Clear rating
Gods and Kings by Lynn Austin
Rate this book
Clear rating
104076 50920
Ricki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Light to My Path by Lynn Austin
A Light to My Path (Refiner's Fire, #3)
by Lynn Austin (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
I didn't know a ton about slavery in the south and the civil war, so this was educational as well as super interesting and horrifying D: I think this author tends to overdo the preaching about God, but the rest of her writing is so good that it isn't ...more
Ricki rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Piece de Resistance by Sandra Byrd
Piece de Resistance (French Twist, #3)
by Sandra Byrd (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
This book was fine while I was reading it, but I was dissatisfied with the ending. I didn't really "feel" anything about this book--I never really connected with Lexi as I had in the first book of the series, and I never felt emotionally invested in ...more
Ricki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Bon Appetit by Sandra Byrd
Bon Appetit (French Twist #2)
by Sandra Byrd (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Definitely a "middle book." It seemed like not a lot happened or was resolved. Rather than going deeper in developing the characters we already have, we gain a practically all-new cast that Lexi works her Pollyanna-like charms on, making friends with ...more
More of Ricki's books…
50920 Beta Reader Group — 5205 members — last activity 20 minutes ago
A place to connect writers with Beta readers. Sometimes writers get so involved in the plot they can't see the wood for the trees. Hang on a sec'--tha ...more
104076 Beta / Proof Readers — 1156 members — last activity 3 hours, 56 min ago
I am hoping that in creating this group I can help writers find someone to proof read their book. All books will be accepted. ...more
Ingrid
698 books | 49 friends

Jessie ...
5 books | 13 friends

Braden
131 books | 7 friends

Twyla
334 books | 61 friends

Andrew ...
65 books | 5 friends

Nox
Nox
339 books | 10 friends

Jamie S...
78 books | 11 friends

Kate
434 books | 35 friends

More friends…
Best Young Adult Books
9,552 books — 63,793 voters



Polls voted on by this member