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Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
3.85
it was amazing
Wolf Hall makes for a very unconventional historical fiction novel. Not only does it reverse almost all of our long-held beliefs about the players of ...more
Oct 19, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
 
The Graveyard Book
4.12
it was amazing
The Graveyard Book is a coming-of-age story whose premise is loosely based on Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. After an assassin called the man Jack ...more
Feb 10, 2013
May 22, 2010
 
The Mysteries of Udolpho
3.37
really liked it
"'But my dearest Catherine, what have you been doing with yourself all this morning?--Have you gone on with Udolpho?'

'Yes, I have been reading it ever
...more
Jun 07, 2016
May 13, 2013
 
The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One (The History of Middle-Earth, #6)
4.01
really liked it
This is a lovely book for anyone who is either obsessed with the Lord of the Rings or an aspiring writer, as Christopher Tolkien traces his father's w ...more
Nov 09, 2016
Sep 25, 2016
 
Krampus: The Yule Lord
4.09
it was amazing
"It was a cavern, not much larger than a standard living room, the floor littered with liquor bottles, bones, animal hides, and charred wood. Wads of ...more
Nov 30, 2015
Nov 14, 2015
 
Dragons of Winter Night (Dragonlance: Chronicles, #2)
4.13
liked it
Unfortunately, this one suffers from middle-book syndrome. Still, dragons. And dragon highlords.
Jul 29, 2016
Jul 11, 2016
 
Northanger Abbey
3.80
really liked it

“It is only a novel... or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of hu
...more
May 30, 2016
Jul 29, 2012
 
The Sister Queens
3.97
liked it
Liked it, but didn't love it. Full review to come...
Jan 08, 2012
Nov 04, 2011
 
The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker, #2)
3.89
it was amazing
Want to read so badly now...
Feb 05, 2013
Apr 11, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two
3.75
really liked it
I really enjoyed this, though I couldn't shake the feeling that I was reading particularly well-written Harry Potter fanfiction. Oddly enough, the sto ...more
Aug 02, 2016
Jul 20, 2016
 
Hark! A Vagrant
4.27
really liked it
OK, Kate Beaton's work is awesome. I had never heard of her before this adorable rendering of Napoleon on the cover caught my eye in the graphic novel ...more
Apr 17, 2016
Apr 15, 2016
 
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Scary Stories, #1)
4.06
liked it
They may be marketed towards kids, but these scary stories really are creepy in ways that matter. The stories are succinct, sparse, gruesomely illustr ...more
not set
Aug 04, 2010
 
Sex in Education or, A Fair Chance for Girls
2.56
really liked it
Rated for its historical value, not Clarke's argument (ugh).
Aug 31, 2017
Aug 31, 2017
 
Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America
4.19
it was amazing
Wow, excellent!!
Nov 21, 2016
Nov 21, 2016
 
Claymore, Vol. 3: Teresa of the Faint Smile (Claymore, #3)
4.29
really liked it
Thankfully, this series is getting much more interesting!
Jun 20, 2016
Jun 16, 2016
 
Pet Shop of Horrors: Tokyo, Volume 1 (Pet Shop of Horrors: Tokyo, #1)
4.13
it was amazing
Lovely, strange, twisted stories. The art is interesting, but not incredible...I was more impressed with the short but highly satisfying story lines. ...more
not set
Apr 26, 2011
 
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
4.28
it was ok
How the hell did Feyre not immediately guess the answer to Amarantha's riddle? After she failed to do so, I became more exasperated with her and with ...more
Aug 23, 2017
Jul 21, 2017
 
Godchild, Volume 07
4.36
it was amazing
One volume to go...
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 03: Safety Behind Bars
4.31
liked it
A little bit better than the last volume.
Nov 23, 2016
Oct 30, 2016
 
Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
3.89
really liked it
A very excellent sequel.
Jan 12, 2012
Dec 20, 2011
 
Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold
3.84
really liked it
An excellent collection of stories. Usually the quality of stories in such books is pretty uneven, but I thought almost all of these were strong. The ...more
Mar 03, 2017
Dec 25, 2016
 
The Fountainhead
3.85
did not like it
I read it for a school essay... really didn't like the characters or the philosophy at all. Didn't win the essay contest, either. :(
Apr 21, 2012
Jan 21, 2012
 
Through the Woods
3.92
it was amazing
4 1/2 stars. The art is both gorgeous and grotesque, the dark fairy tales eerie and enchanting.
Nov 28, 2016
Nov 15, 2014
 
Fangirl
4.12
really liked it
None
Sep 24, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
 
The Complete Fairy Tales
4.33
None
not set
Mar 19, 2015
 
Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917
3.98
really liked it
None
May 13, 2017
Aug 16, 2016
 
Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World
4.06
None
not set
Apr 11, 2015
 
The First World War
4.00
None
not set
Feb 06, 2015
 
The Historian's Craft: Reflections on the Nature and Uses of History and the Techniques and Methods of Those Who Write It.
4.01
None
not set
May 24, 2016
 
Lords of the Fly: Drosophila Genetics and the Experimental Life
3.88
really liked it
None
Aug 26, 2017
Aug 26, 2017
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