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The Mirror
4.07
it was amazing
I really loved this book. Whoopie-twang! Recommended by both my mother and Alison Thurman. I can't recommend this book enough!
Jan 2010
Jul 28, 2008
 
Red Rising (Red Rising, #1)
4.26
it was amazing
I had to digest this book for a while before writing a review, because I wanted to linger in the story a bit longer and I wanted my review to do it ju ...more
Oct 2013
Sep 10, 2013
 
Jimmy Bluefeather
4.20
it was amazing
This is the story of Old Keb Wisting – who is part Norwegian, part Tlingit - and his grandson James, who live in the small community of Jinkaat, Alask ...more
Sep 2015
Aug 27, 2015
 
Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff
3.55
it was amazing
I have always been a fan of the Monkees, a love I have always shared with my mother, as well as a fan of Mike Nesmith in particular. The story of the ...more
Jan 16, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.07
it was amazing
Great book! After reading this, I'm starting to think this series is more comparable to City of Ember than The Hunger Games. But I'm not quite sure wh ...more
May 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra
3.76
it was amazing
LOVED IT!! We meet the title character, Inspector Chopra, in the city of Mumbai in India on the day that he is forced into early retirement, which is ...more
Jul 2015
Jun 24, 2015
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.15
it was amazing
I went to a teen author program at the Tumwater library on 4/28/2012 primarily to meet this author and buy this book. I bought 2 copies, one for me an ...more
May 2012
Apr 20, 2012
 
The Martian
4.40
it was amazing
This is one of the best science fiction novels I have ever read. I was invested in the main character from the first sentence. This is an extremely sa ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 13, 2014
 
Dog on It (A Chet and Bernie Mystery #1)
3.85
it was amazing
I really liked this book! The whole book is a mystery told from the point of view of the dog, Chet, who helps his owner, Bernie, solve crimes. If Chet ...more
Sep 2012
Aug 01, 2012
 
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
3.85
it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book! I think I read it too close to the loss of my dog, though, because it really upset me and made me a blubbering idiot for ...more
Oct 15, 2017
not set
Jul 02, 2009
 
The Library at Mount Char
4.07
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** This book is just WOW. It was one of the weirdest and darkest books that I have ever read, but extremely captivating at the same tim ...more
Jan 22, 2016
Jan 13, 2016
 
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
3.93
it was amazing
I loved this book! As a person with life long generalized anxiety disorder, I identified with this book way too much. It was laugh out loud funny in p ...more
Jan 24, 2017
Nov 17, 2015
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.23
it was amazing
This is definitely now one of my favorite books. I have a signed copy! I met this author at a Teen Author Program at the Shelton Library on 3/12/2013.
Feb 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
Under the Dome
3.90
it was amazing
Finally finished all 1072 pages! I really liked this book. Can't wait for the series to start tomorrow night!
Jun 2013
Aug 12, 2010
 
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
I've seen this book described as "Twilight" and "Harry Potter" for adults and I agree. I really loved this book and I'm so glad book 2 just came out. ...more
Jul 2012
Mar 10, 2011
 
The Complete Persepolis
4.36
it was amazing
Wow. This book really made me realize how lucky I am to have grown up in a free country. The author of this book is about the same age as me, except s ...more
Aug 2015
Jul 22, 2015
 
Dune (Dune Chronicles #1)
4.20
it was amazing
Hugo & Nebula Award winner. Great book. I can see why it is a sci-fi classic. I'm still a little confused about how they manage to survive with so ...more
May 2012
Aug 12, 2010
 
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
3.84
it was amazing
I really liked this book. I read a lot of mysteries and this one was right up there with some of the best. I would have never guessed that the author ...more
Aug 2013
Aug 07, 2013
 
Lady Cop Makes Trouble (Kopp Sisters, #2)
3.81
it was amazing
Another great adventure for Constance Kopp! When she starts her new job at the sheriff's office, Constance inadvertently lets a criminal escape from t ...more
Jul 2016
Jun 01, 2016
 
Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators Series
4.41
it was amazing
(This review is for the whole series.) This was my favorite series as a kid. I read all 40-something books at least two or three times and did several ...more
not set
Aug 01, 2012
 
Starglass (Starglass, #1)
3.64
it was amazing
Met this author at the Shelton Library on 3/12/2012 at a Teen Author program. The book wasn't out yet at the time, so I eagerly waited for it's releas ...more
Sep 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1)
4.16
really liked it
Box set was a gift from my Grandfather. Read entire series in High School and did book reports on a couple of them.
not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce, #6)
4.16
it was amazing
Flavia de Luce has been one of my all-time favorite book characters for a while now, so I was quite happy when I got the chance to read and review an ...more
Nov 2013
Jul 03, 2012
 
The Long Winter (Little House, #6)
4.15
really liked it
Newbery Honor; This one was my personal favorite.
not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.04
it was amazing
This was probably the best non-fiction book that I have ever read. I learned so much from it and it was incredible. I would highly recommend this book ...more
Jun 2012
Dec 21, 2010
 
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
3.90
it was amazing
Great book. Thanks for the recommendation, Shawna!
Dec 03, 2013
Nov 29, 2013
 
The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)
4.29
it was amazing
This is a very big book, 973 pages! Neil said he's read it several times and other people have raved about it, so I thought I'd read it. I saw that th ...more
Jun 29, 2010
Nov 08, 2009
 
Little Town on the Prairie (Little House, #7)
4.18
really liked it
Newbery Honor
not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
These Happy Golden Years (Little House, #8)
4.17
really liked it
Newbery Honor
not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House, #4)
4.19
really liked it
Newbery Honor
not set
Mar 16, 2012
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