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Beta (Annex, #1)
3.55
did not like it
Extremely predictable for most points (about the secrets of different characters), so that was annoying... but what wasn't predictable at the end of t ...more
Dec 16, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
 
Witch Eyes (Witch Eyes, #1)
3.72
Marking as TO-READ because of this girl's ignorant comment on why she WON'T read it. (http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...)
not set
Dec 21, 2010
 
Scarlett Fever (Scarlett, #2)
3.86
it was amazing
ARC rocks :)

I can't say anything since it doesn't come out until February 2010, but if you liked Suite Scarlett you will love Scarlett Fever! The cha
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Jun 2009
Jun 22, 2009
 
Dear Mr. Potter: Letters of Love, Loss, and Magic
4.46
It's good to know the company I'm in.

I started reading Harry Potter in late 1999 and my world has been changed because of it.
not set
Jul 12, 2011
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
What is so incredible about this book is that it is simply the life of a girl. Action doesn't happen every page. Nor does sorrow or joy or anger. It s ...more
Mar 04, 2010
Nov 18, 2009
 
A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials
3.80
it was ok
Rinaldi's writing is extremely simple and her descriptions are completely inadequate. The entire story reads like a summary. Understandably, events ar ...more
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
 
Guardian of the Gate (Prophecy of the Sisters, #2)
3.87
really liked it
ARC! (see full review at http://thepagesofbrooks.blogspot.com/)

I received this ARC from the Teen Author Carnival on May 24, 2010. Michelle Zink was th
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Jun 2010
May 27, 2010
 
The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
3.86
really liked it
ARC! (for my full review, go to http://thepagesofbrooks.blogspot.com/...)

After the first few pages, I hate to now admit that I was prepared to severel
...more
Jun 06, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
Trance
3.79
it was amazing
ARC! (to see my entire review, check out http://thepagesofbrooks.blogspot.com/...)

"Never use limitations as an excuse for mediocrity."

I honestly don't
...more
Jun 06, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)
3.57
it was ok
On the plus side it was an incredibly easy read (finished it in a few hours while I was substitute teaching). I think perhaps since I am older, this b ...more
Mar 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
Brightly Woven
3.81
really liked it
Unexpectedly wonderful!! I loved the story and natural feel of the action and underlying love story. Really hope to read more from this author!

Reread
...more
Apr 19, 2013
Mar 05, 2010
 
Sea (Sea #1)
3.82
really liked it
ARC! (see my full review at http://thepagesofbrooks.blogspot.com/)

This is another ARC I received while at the Teen Author Carnival! A few weeks before
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Jun 04, 2010
May 09, 2010
 
Son (The Giver, #4)
3.98
really liked it
I am still in awe that I met Lois Lowry at BEA 2012 - I almost cried (not an exaggeration. I teared up during her speech and then was shaking when I g ...more
Apr 29, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.05
liked it
3.5 stars

It was very much written as an autobiography, much of it a summary of events rather than a story. Aside from Lily and Snow Flower, the other
...more
Aug 25, 2009
Aug 19, 2009
 
The Great Gatsby
3.89
liked it
I read this in high school and I hated it. At this point though, so many years later, I barely remembered the story except for the fact that I hate it ...more
Jan 06, 2012
Jan 06, 2012
 
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
O.O

More please now!!!
Incredible book.
not set
Apr 11, 2015
 
The Feast of Roses (Taj Mahal Trilogy, #2)
4.05
really liked it
I love Mehrunissa! Such a kick-ass woman.
Nov 19, 2011
May 14, 2010
 
Looking for Alaska
4.09
really liked it
The chapter titles alone keep you constantly waiting for what is going to happen; everything is "This-May-Days Before," so you're like "Before what?" ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
 
Animal Farm
3.87
really liked it
I work as a substitute teacher, and I accidentally forgot to bring a book with me (a tragedy!). Luckily I was covering for an English teacher. Most of ...more
Dec 16, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
 
Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters, #1)
3.55
liked it
(see my full review at http://thepagesofbrooks.blogspot.com/)

After the initial 100 pages, the story seems to slow down. There is little action - admit
...more
May 18, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
 
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
4.33
really liked it
ARC!
(for a summary, check out http://thepagesofbrooks.blogspot.com/...)

This story is completely different from what we all knew and loved in The Morta
...more
Jul 25, 2010
Jun 22, 2009
 
2012: The War For Souls
2.98
did not like it
ONE OF THE WORST BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ!

While I am a huge fan of twist endings, the "twist" in this was completely out of nowhere and made me want to
...more
Dec 2007
Oct 05, 2009
 
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
4.00
it was ok
I had high(ish) expectations for this book because several of my friends have loved it and, mainly, because the cover is beautiful. It's one of the fe ...more
Feb 22, 2010
Oct 25, 2009
 
13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1)
3.65
liked it
While it wasn't anything breath-taking, it was a cute story and an easy read. What I have always loved about Maureen Johnson is that her writing is so ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
 
Paper Towns
3.88
it was amazing
This book has reminded me why I love to read so much! John Green is an astounding writer and I can not think of enough adjectives to describe him and ...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 12, 2009
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
[I'm not going to give a full-review because EVERYONE is going to read the book anyway! And there will be PLENTY of other full-length reviews to go ar ...more
Aug 25, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.02
it was amazing
This entire story is something incredible. From the very first page I was hooked - I even finished it in a day. As a high school teacher, I am going t ...more
Feb 22, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
 
The Lover's Dictionary
3.89
it was amazing
Have you ever encountered a book at just the right moment in your life when you truly needed to read those exact words?

I needed this book. It's heartb
...more
May 24, 2011
Apr 28, 2011
 
The Taming of the Shrew
3.81
liked it
I never thought I'd see the day when I give Shakespeare less than four stars! But, alas, the time has come.

While I absolutely loved the banter between
...more
not set
Mar 23, 2014
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.23
really liked it
Overall a really good book and nothing less than what I was expecting. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes to read, but more specifica ...more
Mar 18, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
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