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Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
4.23
it was amazing
None
Apr 24, 2014
May 05, 2011
 
The Little Stranger
3.52
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 18, 2011
 
The Namesake
3.97
it was amazing
None
not set
Sep 16, 2009
 
Rootless (Rootless, #1)
3.52
None
not set
Jun 24, 2012
 
The Thirteenth Tale
3.95
really liked it
None
not set
Mar 08, 2011
 
Alyzon Whitestarr
3.84
really liked it
4.5 stars So close to 5 stars, but for a fundamental flaw that I couldn't wrap my head around. Review to come.
Jul 04, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
All Our Pretty Songs (Metamorphoses, #1)
3.36
liked it
Beautiful writing, but unfortunately, slight in story.

Full review is on the blog: http://www.themidnightgarden.net/2013...
Sep 09, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
 
Tipping the Velvet
4.00
really liked it
Absorbing and complex. I loved the descriptions of Nan's early life as an "oyster girl" and how she gradually discovers who she is and how she fits in ...more
not set
Nov 12, 2009
 
White Lines
3.54
really liked it
This isn't the sort of novel that I would normally be attracted to, so I am really glad that a copy landed on my doorstep. 17-year-old Cat is living a ...more
Apr 2013
Nov 05, 2012
 
Mother, Crone, Maiden
3.63
really liked it
Available to read on Tor's website.

Loved this short story prequel to When the Sea is Rising Red! Unlike many freebies which are merely marketing devic
...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Blythewood (Blythewood, #1)
3.88
it was amazing
4.5 stars I love this so, so, so, so, much. PLEASE let there be a sequel soon!

Full review is on the blog:
http://www.themidnightgarden.net/2013...
Oct 27, 2013
Apr 02, 2013
 
Beastkeeper
3.34
Cat + Beauty and the Beast + middle grade + unconventional twist? Sold.

And Cat says that this is first person female POV. AND THE GIRL IS THE BEAST. :
...more
not set
Apr 17, 2013
 
Tuck Everlasting
3.86
really liked it
Really...try not to cry.

Reread for our #tmgreadalong classics challenge! Discussion on the blog Friday 1/30.
Jan 26, 2015
May 04, 2011
 
Eona: The Last Dragoneye (Eon, #2)
4.11
it was amazing
How often does the sequel outdo its predecessor? Not often at all. EPICALLY good, in a way that kept me up late at night.

Review to come.

Mar 19, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
Wild Awake
3.59
it was amazing
4.5 stars The blurb for this book doesn't begin to do it justice--it makes Wild Awake sound like any number of pleasantly quirky but ultimately unrema ...more
Dec 29, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
 
When the Sea Is Rising Red (Hobverse #1)
3.45
really liked it
What a weird, beautiful little book. Review to come.

This photo is for Kate, who shares my love of tea and Victoriana:


Apr 19, 2012
Jul 13, 2011
 
The Snow Child
3.96
it was amazing
4.5 shining stars Utterly, utterly gorgeous. Review to come.
Dec 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
Tsarina
3.54
really liked it
Gorgeous, riveting, and heartbreaking all at once. Parts of this book made me desperately sad, even though I knew they were coming--and that is nothin ...more
Jan 19, 2014
Dec 04, 2013
 
Fingersmith
4.02
it was amazing
Reread December 2016 after seeing THE HANDMAIDEN.

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A superbly written novel, full of great twists and turns. You may be able to guess some
...more
Dec 28, 2016
Sep 16, 2009
 
Glass Heart (Cold Kiss, #2)
3.54
really liked it
3.5 stars I love the way Amy Garvey writes. In the middle of a book about girl who brings back her boyfriend from the dead and here in its sequel, the ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
 
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
4.04
it was amazing
My heart is shattered.

Review to come.

** Reread August 2013
Nov 27, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
 
Beyond the Bright Sea
4.13
really liked it
3.5 stars A baby is set adrift in the Elizabeth Islands in the 1920s. Why? The answer is revealed slowly, and Crow isn't sure what her adoptive father ...more
Apr 25, 2017
Apr 19, 2017
 
Rebecca
4.21
it was amazing
Still my favorite gothic novel of all time. A troubled love interest, an unwelcoming housekeeper, a house haunted by the memories of its previous mist ...more
not set
Mar 24, 2011
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.95
it was amazing
Hello friends! We're reading THE GOLDEN COMPASS together throughout the next few weeks as part of our goal to read more classic YA/MG books this year. ...more
not set
Sep 16, 2009
 
Under the Light (Light, #2)
3.77
it was amazing
This is the story of two girls: Helen, a spirit who inhabited a body and regretted the consequences of her actions, and Jenny, the girl who doesn't re ...more
Feb 26, 2013
Jun 28, 2011
 
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
3.95
really liked it
If I Stay is beautifully written, with characters that feel solidly real. I pick up any novel like this with a great deal of trepidation, because the ...more
May 06, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
 
17 & Gone
3.65
really liked it
4.5 stars While I was reading 17 & Gone, I felt as though someone had taken me by the hand and was leading me into a dream state where realities w ...more
Feb 06, 2013
Jan 05, 2012
 
Midwinterblood
3.71
it was amazing
Why are readers drawn to horror? Read our Q & A with Marcus Sedgwick, the Printz honor author of Midwinterblood. Plus win a finished copy of this ...more
Jan 07, 2013
Nov 04, 2011
 
Cuckoo Song
3.94
it was amazing
Creepy, complex, genuinely frightening, thrilling, sad, and unbelievably tender and hushed and beautiful all at once. This is a dark, violent fairy ta ...more
Dec 13, 2014
Dec 19, 2013
 
A Certain Slant of Light (Light, #1)
3.83
it was amazing
4.5 stars Wow. Is this really being shelved in young adult fiction? Laura Whitcomb's writing is deliciously wordy, witty, and wonderful, and the story ...more
Apr 22, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
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