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The Minister’s Daughter
did not like it
**spoiler alert** Essentially, this is a young-adult blend of the Salem witch trials and a fantasy-creatures book. (In England, not Salem, but a Purit ...more
Oct 27, 2008
Oct 19, 2008
For the Win
liked it
I actually liked this a lot more than I thought I would. I expected it to make me cranky, but I really enjoyed reading it. When I thought hard about i ...more
Sep 30, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances
liked it
I started reading this on Christmas Eve and finished on the last night of holiday break, so, you know, beat that. When I told Meg I received it as a C ...more
Jan 04, 2009
Dec 25, 2008
The Bermudez Triangle
liked it
**spoiler alert** I love this book's premise so, so, so very much. I think it does a marvelous job with a marvelous idea, and becomes a rather useful ...more
Dec 20, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
The Treasure Map of Boys: Noel, Jackson, Finn, Hutch, Gideon—and me, Ruby Oliver  (Ruby Oliver, #3)
it was amazing
Oh this one you guys. Everyone.

How bad does it hurt seeing Ruby have trouble. She is so mad and so trying. She's learned how to stick up for herself b
Jan 13, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
it was amazing
Christmas present from Meg! Good job Meg!

So obviously the 5-star jaw-drop quality this one has for me was its ability to gel extremely well-thought ar
Jan 12, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
A Summer to Die
it was amazing
A gift from Amy! Thank you Amy! I finished reading this at 2:30am this morning when I couldn't sleep.

I almost didn't want to read this because it is l
Mar 11, 2009
Feb 20, 2009
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
it was ok
BLAH. I'm sorry but blah.

It's been a hundred damn years since I read Divergent (okay, two and a half), which I remembered as fun, if silly. I didn't h
Dec 31, 2013
Jun 21, 2011
The New Guy (and Other Senior Year Distractions)
really liked it
I love YA books, but I do have to admit, sadly, that “kissing” is not my best genre as a reader these days. Although saying so simultaneously brings t ...more
Jun 25, 2016
Sep 18, 2014
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)
really liked it
Goodreads, we’re friends, so I’m going to tell you the truth about this: I spent my very last few minutes at home, before going to the hospital to giv ...more
Jun 21, 2016
Dec 03, 2013
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
liked it
An awesome itch-scratcher. I wanted something slick and fun to read this week, and was lucky to have borrowed this, because it was the perfect thing. ...more
Jun 19, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
The Shepherd's Crown (Discworld, #41)
really liked it
(First time I've gotten to buy a cool book before the U.S. does, high fiiiiive)
Aug 29, 2015
Aug 09, 2015
The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, #4)
liked it
I guess it’s not the best thing when you get to the end of a series and think, “Well, okay. Now I don’t have to read these any more!” So… three stars? ...more
Jul 13, 2016
Jun 22, 2016
An Abundance of Katherines
it was amazing
Ok Abundance of Katherines. On reread, the fifth star I've always wanted to give you anyway, because I still totally think you're my favorite John Gre ...more
Nov 05, 2010
not set
Oct 07, 2008
it was amazing
Wow. I knew Rainbow Rowell was supposed to be pretty good, but, wow. I loved this unreservedly, every layer! It’s fantastic.

Like a lot of readers here
Aug 2016
Jun 05, 2013
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
liked it
Boy, I'm a spoilsport! I'm sorry! I liked this book, I did, but I only liked it. I've been dying to read it for ages, but.

It's a cool book and very, v
Dec 11, 2013
May 10, 2012
Letters to Judy
it was amazing
This is a living Dear Mr. Henshaw. Judy Blume compiled it in a way that it addresses special subjects and she reflects on her own perspective of them. ...more
Mar 24, 2009
Mar 18, 2009
Gunnerkrigg Court, Vol. 3: Reason (Gunnerkrigg Court #3)
it was amazing
EDIT 8/13: Upping to 5 stars because what am I, crazy?


I love keeping this series going. It's soo good.

Backstory galore in this volume, and I am a w
Oct 28, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
We Were Liars
liked it
This is one of those novels that lists out its ingredients without cooking anything. I wish it didn't feel like an experiment.

It wears a lot of itself
Aug 27, 2014
Dec 20, 2013
The Reece Malcolm List
it was amazing
This book! We've waited for it so long, everybody. IT GOT HERE!

It's a funny thing. The beginning is sort of a lot to jump into. Partly like a fantasy,
Feb 17, 2013
Mar 10, 2012
Rats Saw God
liked it
RATS! What the heck, why didn't I like this very much? One extra star for being by Rob Thomas, since Rob Thomas, you are my man. Often. When you're no ...more
Mar 18, 2009
Feb 07, 2009
The Art of Wishing (The Art of Wishing, #1)
really liked it
Yay! I've been anticipating reading this book for so, so long!

Genie YA, you guys. It's funny and it's cool. Through a turn of events (that has quite a
May 10, 2013
Apr 04, 2012
really liked it
I almost added the similar-appearing Lurlene McDaniel book to Goodreads by mistake. Wonh.

What I liked most about this one was its upfront handling of
Jan 30, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
liked it
Well, there was absolutely no way I wasn't going to read this, a YA novel about the social issues of sexual abuse denial in the Hasidic community in B ...more
Jul 10, 2014
Jun 13, 2012
Ink Is Thicker Than Water
it was amazing
Yes. Yes! I've waited so long to read this!

This is such a sweet, light book that explores a bunch of wonderful, necessary things. And it does so from
Dec 07, 2013
not set
Mar 10, 2012
The Fourth Wish (The Art of Wishing #2)
really liked it
Hey! It's a duology! You don't get a whole lot of those, do you? It's pretty great to read a sequel that isn't just biding its time in a trilogy. Very ...more
Sep 21, 2014
Nov 27, 2012
The Sky Is Everywhere
really liked it
This book was good right away. The morning I read the first couple pages, I was impressed by how smart the writing is, and how funny it is. The author ...more
Mar 18, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
really liked it
Read via DailyLit in 89 parts over three months.

Rebecca is a wonderful character, and it was lovely rooting for her and watching her succeed. The book
Aug 27, 2009
May 29, 2009
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
liked it
I decided to be hard on this book, and the reason is because I wish it had been harder on me. This is not a bad book, nor a bad sequel, and I'm still ...more
Nov 29, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
Tell The Wolves I'm Home
it was amazing
This was so wonderful, please love this book with me.

I'm having a soft spot lately for YA that the author sets back in the decade they grew up in. (T
Dec 22, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
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