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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.54
really liked it
**spoiler alert** The sixth book with just one to go, I was devastated by this book. Well-written, but heartbreaking, this was the perfect lead in to ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2010
 
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
4.42
really liked it
I can't say enough good things about this book...it's a classic, the prose is beautiful, and it's the ultimate of fantasy adventure. I love it.
Jan 2004
Aug 30, 2010
 
Insignia (Insignia, #1)
4.16
it was amazing
How many times have I said that I wish there were more YA books from the male perspective? Seriously…the answer is many. Insignia offers us the male v ...more
not set
Jun 14, 2012
 
Crewel (Crewel World, #1)
3.74
liked it
Ok, first off...what a seriously cool concept! I mean, I'm sure that I've heard touches of this storyline in fairytales and whatnot, but wow. I really ...more
not set
Jul 26, 2012
 
Erasing Time (Erasing Time, #1)
3.81
really liked it
I will forever be a geek. I’m not ashamed to say that I let my nerd flag fly, and I really enjoy novels that embrace the concept of time travel. Erasi ...more
not set
May 17, 2012
 
So Close to You (So Close to You, #1)
3.75
really liked it
There's something so very different about So Close to You that sparked my interest in the story right from the start. Frankly, I think that the YA sci ...more
not set
Mar 08, 2012
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.24
liked it
There has been SO much hype about this one, and you guys know how I feel about hype. I remember at BEA the line for this signing was wrapped around th ...more
not set
Jun 02, 2012
 
What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles, #1)
3.79
really liked it
The young adult market is overrun with dystopian novels these days - books that broach the topic of science fiction a lot - but never actually delve i ...more
not set
May 17, 2012
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.46
really liked it
I have a love/hate relationship with this book. For much of it, Harry pissed me off. He was bored. He wanted to fight. He felt smothered and betrayed ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.61
it was amazing
This was the perfect ending to such an amazing series. The book starts with a bang and ends with a bang, leaving no questions (in my mind) left unansw ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.53
it was amazing
Loved, loved, loved this book. How original can you get when spinning these tales? Apparently, very very original.

I loved how this book introduced mor
...more
not set
Aug 30, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
4.53
really liked it
This was actually my least favourite book of the series, and I feel I'll probably have to defend that. I love how Sirius comes into play in this book, ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2010
 
Fair Coin (Coin, #1)
3.48
it was amazing
Ephraim is your ordinary teen about to run headlong into circumstances that couldn't be farther from ordinary. When he finds his mother doubled over, ...more
not set
Jan 17, 2012
 
172 Hours on the Moon
3.64
really liked it
NASA has decided to re-open its space exploration program. This time, it's different though. It's been a long time since anyone has visited the moon, ...more
not set
Jan 31, 2012
 
When the Sea Is Rising Red (Hobverse #1)
3.44
really liked it
Felicita was born into a life of luxury and privilege in a magical family. However, because she is a girl, her life is destined to be one of choices m ...more
not set
Jul 27, 2011
 
Lightbringer (Lightbringer, #1)
3.52
really liked it
Wendy lives in a world that exists right within our reach, yet infinitely far, as we have never known of its actual existence. It's in this world that ...more
Nov 16, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
 
The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies, #2)
4.17
really liked it
**spoiler alert** John and Six are on the run. After being tracked down, hunted and brutally attacked by the Mogadorians in his latest home in Ohio, J ...more
not set
Aug 22, 2010
 
Magisterium
3.29
liked it
View the full review here:
http://www.iswimforoceans.com/2013/06...

Glenn and her father live in Colloquium, the side of the planet that survived an apo
...more
Jun 03, 2013
Aug 24, 2012
 
Cold Magic (Spiritwalker, #1)
3.73
really liked it
View the full review here:
http://www.iswimforoceans.com/2013/08...

Cat's world is in constant upheaval. Living with her cousin, Bee, who is more like a
...more
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 16, 2010
 
One (One Universe, #1)
3.62
really liked it
View the full review here:
http://www.iswimforoceans.org/2013/11...

Science fiction novels always seem to broach ever-so-delicately upon perfection. So
...more
Nov 13, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
 
Avalon (Avalon, #1)
3.78
really liked it
View the full review here:
http://www.iswimforoceans.org/2014/01...

I've said it a million times, but I'll gladly say it again - this is going to be the
...more
Jan 16, 2014
Jun 24, 2013
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.15
it was amazing
Cinder lives the life of your obligatory Cinderella, complete with the requisite wicked stepmother and hideous stepsister. But Cinder is different tha ...more
not set
Sep 13, 2011
 
Fracture (Fracture, #1)
3.72
really liked it
Delaney died that night. She was standing on the ice, and the next thing she knew, she was waking up in the hospital with only brief memories of what ...more
not set
Nov 08, 2011
 
Intertwined (Intertwined, #1)
3.87
liked it
The story follows the collision of Aden Stone and Mary Ann Gray's lives. He's been called crazy since birth, while she has been completely normal - al ...more
Feb 25, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
 
Altered (Altered, #1)
4.04
liked it
View the full review here:
http://www.iswimforoceans.com/2013/07...

Anna's life has never been truly normal. With a father that's deeply embedded in the
...more
not set
Jun 14, 2012
 
False Memory (False Memory, #1)
3.76
really liked it
View the full review here:
http://www.iswimforoceans.com/2013/07...

Miranda, quite literally, doesn't know who she is. She doesn't know how she got to t
...more
not set
Jun 02, 2012
 
Half-Blood (Covenant, #1)
4.16
it was amazing
Alex has every chance in the world at having the very world at her feet, but her three years in hiding with her pure-blood mother in the mortal world ...more
not set
Dec 17, 2010
 
Origin (Corpus, #1)
3.89
really liked it
Holy sci-fi lover’s dream, kiddos! Origin is pretty much a combination of everything that makes sci-fi great – dastardly science experiments, moral di ...more
not set
Aug 24, 2012
 
Hunger (Riders of the Apocalypse, #1)
3.55
really liked it
I'm wary of books with a lot of hype surrounding them, but this one certainly did not disappoint! Hunger is a modern twist on the Biblical tale of the ...more
Sep 2010
Aug 30, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.44
it was amazing
I read this book when I was around 15 after hassling my little sister for reading it. I thought it looked like a little kid's book, and I made fun of ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2010
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