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How Mirka Got Her Sword (Hereville #1)
3.74
it was amazing
I'll admit it; I don't usually read graphic novels. I have trouble following the flow of the speech bubbles and they make me feel like an old person. ...more
not set
Oct 19, 2012
 
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit
3.85
really liked it
Out and proud Atlanta teen Jo moves to a small, conservative town in her senior year, part of her father's new life with a new wife. As a Christian ra ...more
Dec 20, 2016
Nov 23, 2016
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.99
it was amazing
In places this book is gorgeous and full of wonder, and you think, 'oh, my kid would like to read this.' And then, it's brutal and fearful and horribl ...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
 
Jackaby (Jackaby, #1)
3.82
liked it
I enjoyed this book very much -- Not so much for the storyline as for the words and the goofiness and the mood. This is a book that defies neat catego ...more
Jan 09, 2015
Jan 06, 2015
 
The Betrayal of Maggie Blair
3.49
really liked it
At first I thought this might be yet another run of the mill 'persecuted-for-witchcraft' tale. How glad I am that there's more to it than that!

Laird'
...more
Nov 05, 2013
Nov 03, 2013
 
West of the Moon
3.73
it was amazing
Astri and Greta are two sisters fallen on hard times. With their mother dead and their father gone to America to try to earn enough to bring them west ...more
Jan 17, 2015
Jan 17, 2015
 
Tofu Quilt
3.81
really liked it
An absolutely lovely peek into the universal world of a young person discovering her self.
May 23, 2010
May 20, 2010
 
The True Meaning of Smekday
4.11
it was amazing
Acck. I wrote a review of this book, but the computer ate it. (It must be part Boov.)

Reading again, this time out loud with the kiddo. Laughing so muc
...more
Aug 02, 2008
Jul 28, 2008
 
The Green Glass Sea (Green Glass #1)
4.03
it was amazing
The opening of this book is so fascinating -- An 11 year old girl awaits her father whom she hasn't seen for months, only to be met by a stranger who ...more
Oct 25, 2009
Oct 12, 2009
 
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Calpurnia Tate, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
Four-point-five, because the ending felt too quick --

Really, really good for a first novel.

Calpurnia is a very likable and real character. She spends
...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
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