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Days of Blood and Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #2)
4.21
it was amazing
None
Nov 30, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
 
Middleworld (Jaguar Stones, #1)
3.75
liked it
None
Jul 14, 2015
Jun 11, 2014
 
A Curse Dark as Gold
3.56
liked it
None
May 07, 2013
May 10, 2009
 
Ink (Paper Gods, #1)
3.67
liked it
None
Aug 05, 2015
Jun 11, 2014
 
The Tiger's Wife
3.37
really liked it
None
Nov 12, 2012
Apr 04, 2012
 
Black Hole Sun (Hell's Cross, #1)
3.55
liked it
None
Aug 09, 2015
Nov 03, 2011
 
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
3.92
it was ok
None
Dec 15, 2014
Nov 03, 2011
 
The Knight at Dawn (Magic Tree House, #2)
3.86
liked it
None
Dec 27, 2008
Dec 28, 2008
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.04
it was amazing
None
Mar 25, 2013
Nov 03, 2011
 
Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1)
4.08
liked it
None
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 03, 2011
 
The Handmaid's Tale
4.06
it was amazing
None
Jul 09, 2012
Sep 09, 2009
 
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
4.23
really liked it
Another exciting Percy and the Olympians Book! I love how much I am remembering (and learning!) about Greek mythology through this series.
Mar 22, 2009
Mar 15, 2009
 
Ella Enchanted
3.96
really liked it
A very clever adaptation of Cinderella in which Ella tries to break the fairy curse that forces her to be obedient. This "Cinderella" is not only love ...more
Sep 17, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
The Graveyard Book
4.11
it was amazing
This is the best book I've read all year! So creative and unique and magical! The vocabulary and plot are a bit more complex than what seemes appropri ...more
Nov 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1)
4.16
really liked it
This was an extremely well-written, fast-paced, original adventure story. I loved reading about how the imaginary ship was engineered and stayed afloa ...more
Oct 20, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
 
The Tale of Despereaux
4.00
liked it
I don't quite see this as worthy of a Newberry, but it was an enjoyable little adventure story. I typically don't like being addressed by the author a ...more
Jan 02, 2009
Nov 07, 2008
 
Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, #1)
4.01
really liked it
This is a GREAT story! I am always impressed when an author (or authors, in this case) are able to write a prequel or accompaniment to someone else's ...more
Apr 12, 2009
Dec 12, 2008
 
Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers, #2)
4.15
really liked it
Possibly an even better adventure story than the first "Peter and the Starcatchers" book, this installment takes place in cold, foggy, dangerous Londo ...more
Aug 2009
May 10, 2009
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.22
really liked it
From the moment I started this, I couldn't put it down! I love Percy - he's sarcastic and funny and kind-hearted and very real (despite being the son ...more
Jan 11, 2009
Nov 07, 2008
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.12
really liked it
This reminded me of a middle school student's version of Brave New World. I've always enjoyed stories of Utopian societies. In The Giver, the blissful ...more
Aug 24, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
 
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, #1)
3.82
it was ok
This is definitely NOT my type of book. The story was exciting and kept my attention, the vocabulary was satisfyingly challenging for a YA read, the c ...more
Dec 28, 2008
Dec 12, 2008
 
The Underneath
3.93
did not like it
**spoiler alert** While the objective reader in me can admit this was a creative, poetic, thoroughly-researched and well-written book, I can't help bu ...more
Jul 2009
Jan 09, 2009
 
The Truth (Lionboy Trilogy, #3)
3.83
really liked it
Lionboy is a really fun fantasy story about a boy who can speak to cats and who relies on them for help as he attempts to rescue his parents from a my ...more
Jun 11, 2010
May 12, 2010
 
Into the Wild (Warriors, #1)
4.29
liked it
Despite the fact that these books are wildly popular with my middle school students, I just could not get excited about a series all about feuding wil ...more
Mar 02, 2010
Nov 07, 2008
 
The Thief Lord
3.95
really liked it
I'm not the biggest fan of fantasy, but this is on the reading list for my local school district and I see Ms. Funke's books go in and out of my publi ...more
Jun 24, 2009
May 02, 2009
 
The Field Guide (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #1)
3.85
liked it
This was an enjoyable fantasy story for readers who aren't old enough for Artemis Fowl or advanced enough to tackle the 500+ page Harry Potter books. ...more
Jan 19, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
Disney after Dark (Kingdom Keepers, #1)
3.91
really liked it
This book kept me entertained and I really enjoyed that it was set in Disney World, a place that has remained magical to me into adulthood. I am a hug ...more
Jan 31, 2010
Nov 01, 2009
 
The Name of This Book Is Secret (Secret, #1)
4.04
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I admit to a bias against books in which the narrator openly addresses the reader; in rare cases I find it is cleverly done so that ...more
Jun 24, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
3.87
liked it
Working at the circulation desk I see more Magic Tree House books checked out than any other book from Juvenile Fiction and wanted to understand the a ...more
Dec 04, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
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