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The Problem Child (The Sisters Grimm, #3)
4.27
it was amazing
I adore this series.

I deeply, deeply love this series!

In fact, reading this series makes me feel like I did when I was reading all the Harry Potter bo
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Jun 06, 2011
Jun 04, 2011
 
File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (All the Wrong Questions, #2.5)
3.89
it was amazing
I've made no secret of my love of Lemony Snicket and this book does nothing to lessen that love.

This book takes place within the larger Lemony Snicket
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Apr 06, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
 
The Skunk
3.74
really liked it
If Hitchcock and Kafka wrote children's books, the would be something like this.

I think that is all I need to say.

I don't quite understand it, but it
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May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015
 
Fables, Vol. 20: Camelot
3.96
it was amazing
In case you haven't heard, FABLES is ending with issue #150.

I know...it will be hard to imagine my life without new FABLES coming out, but somehow I w
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Mar 22, 2014
Aug 12, 2013
 
Aquaman, Volume 1: The Trench
4.15
really liked it
So I just re-read the first volume of Aquaman. Ironically, I read it in the middle of a giant storm. However, I still feel pretty much the same about ...more
Oct 31, 2013
Jun 24, 2012
 
Fables, Vol. 18: Cubs in Toyland
4.17
liked it
This was potentially the most disturbing volume of Fables to date. I am torn as to whether or not I am rating it with three stars because the story it ...more
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
 
Red Hood and the Outlaws, Volume 1: Redemption
3.72
it was amazing
For right now, I'm going to give this a four because it was WAAAAAY better than I was expecting it to be but not quite perfect yet. Time may cause me ...more
Jun 17, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
 
Batman: The Black Mirror
4.28
it was amazing
Scott Snyder is currently writing the Batman title for DC's New 52, which has become my absolute favorite of the New 52. Before that, he wrote a serie ...more
Nov 23, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening (Monstress, #1)
4.00
it was amazing
If it were possible to give a rating of over 5 stars, I would.

I have read the first volume of Monstress perhaps 10 times over by this point!

Monstress
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Aug 19, 2016
Aug 19, 2016
 
The Flash, Vol. 1: Move Forward
4.07
it was amazing
Reading Flash together rather than month to month really demonstrates the strength of this title. Actually, I had kind of been a bit down on Flash bec ...more
Jul 04, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
Teen Titans, Volume 1: It's Our Right to Fight
3.72
it was amazing
I LOVE TEEN TITANS!!! (but let me explain how I got here)

So...when the New 52 first launched I decided which titles I wanted to read and started by bu
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Jul 02, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
X-Men: Magneto Testament
4.15
it was amazing
This volume demonstrates the transcendent power of comics.

I don't know that I can truly find the words to do this work justice in my review, but I wil
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Jun 07, 2011
Jun 25, 2010
 
Batwoman, Vol. 3: World's Finest
4.15
it was amazing
So this may be my favorite arc in Batwoman! It is absolutely FANTASTIC!!!

Covers: J.H. Williams III is back and better than ever in this gorgeous cover
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Oct 30, 2013
Sep 18, 2013
 
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)
4.34
it was amazing
After the small bump in Percy Jackson's story known as "The Sea of Monsters", Mr. Riordan returns to form in "The Titan's Curse" which I may have enjo ...more
Nov 17, 2009
Nov 11, 2009
 
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (Victorian Batman,#1-2)
3.90
it was amazing
This was a fantastic concept that was brilliantly executed. Having become quite enamored with the "Elseworlds" imprint, I was shocked when I saw no in ...more
Sep 14, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
 
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life
4.20
really liked it
Sendak once again creates a children's book with very adult themes. Dissatisfaction with your life, clinging to the dream and possibility of what you ...more
Jan 17, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
Batman: Face the Face
4.06
liked it
I was interested in reading this volume because it ends with the last issue of Batman before Grant Morrison begins his (mostly) AMAZING run on Batman. ...more
Feb 02, 2011
Jan 30, 2011
 
Batman: Venom
3.87
liked it
This reads mostly like a very special after school special where we watch Batman get hooked on laced roids because he wasn't strong enough to save a l ...more
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
 
The Sisters Grimm: A Very Grimm Guide
4.16
liked it
I came across this book unexpectedly and decided to read it. I was on the fence before as to whether I would pursue it but I'm glad I did.

It serves we
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May 18, 2012
May 16, 2012
 
Elantris (Elantris, #1)
4.17
it was amazing
Having a baby to take care of is challenging and time-consuming. It is fantastically marvelous and amazing and miraculous too, but my reading this boo ...more
Feb 2015
Feb 02, 2015
 
Cozy Classics: Les Miserables
4.01
liked it
The best adaptation of Les Mis I've ever read.

Subsequently, the only adaptation of Les Mis I've ever completed;-)
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 05, 2013
 
Animal Man, Vol. 1
4.07
liked it
This volume collects the first 9 issues of Grant Morrison's run on Animal Man which has been heralded as something truly wonderful.

I don't completely
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Sep 27, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
 
Oz: Ozma of Oz (Marvel Classics)
4.21
it was amazing
This was without a doubt my favorite book of the bunch. The original text served as the other half of the inspiration for the film "Return to Oz" and ...more
Apr 03, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
Sleight of Hand
4.19
it was amazing
To say that I loved this book would be an understatement.

Peter S. Beagle has constructed a tiny home in my heart where he will live as long as I am a
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Nov 14, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
Batman, Volume 4: Zero Year: Secret City
4.09
it was amazing
Before I get started, I want to say that I think it is still up for debate what issues are included in this volume. It isn't getting a release until M ...more
Oct 25, 2013
not set
Oct 25, 2013
 
Batwoman, Vol. 4: This Blood Is Thick
4.01
it was amazing
Sadly this is the final volume of Batwoman from J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman. When DC editors asked them to go in a completely different di ...more
Oct 31, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** I had heard various recommendations of the book from people I didn't know. At the time of its release, the book didn't immediately a ...more
Dec 14, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
 
Batman: The Cult
3.89
it was amazing
This is one of the most appropriately disturbing Batman comics I have ever read. Very disturbing. Very powerful. It is an exceptionally well written B ...more
Sep 26, 2010
Aug 19, 2010
 
Batman & Robin: Batman & Robin Must Die!
4.11
it was amazing
This volume concludes Grant Morrison's run on "Batman & Robin" and what a way to go! I just wrote an extensive review that got lost in a single un ...more
May 26, 2011
Dec 07, 2010
 
Alice in the Country of Hearts, Vol. 1 (Alice in the Country of Hearts, #1-2)
4.30
liked it
3.5 Stars

I finally broke down and decided to select this title as one of the Otaku Club reads. (An Anime and Manga club I lead at two libraries!) Many
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Mar 09, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
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