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Green Monk
3.69
it was amazing
This was a cleanly told, brief little story. The plot was enjoyable, and clearly sets up a take-off point for a larger work, but I was most impressed ...more
Jun 07, 2012
Jun 07, 2012
 
The Summoner (Chronicles of the Necromancer, #1)
3.72
really liked it
First in a fantasy trilogy called Chronicles of the Necromancer, the story introduces a nicely built fantasy world of magic, goddesses, and ghosts. Wh ...more
Jan 2010
Jun 08, 2011
 
Rat Queens, Vol. 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N'rygoth
4.16
it was amazing
Still excellent! Loved all the backstory in this volume, especially the way it contrasted with the action happening in the main arc. Extended flashbac ...more
Jan 16, 2016
Jan 18, 2016
 
Joe the Barbarian
3.77
it was amazing
The five stars are for the art, hands down. Every inch of this book is gorgeous. The story, well, it's alright, it's fun, but it's not... new. Sure, J ...more
Dec 06, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Mockingbird (Miriam Black, #2)
4.12
really liked it
Hilariously, I picked this up not realizing it was a sequel, but luckily Wendig is skilled enough at organically weaving essential knowledge into the ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
 
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
4.06
really liked it
Very effective and atmospheric as an audiobook. I have found Stiefvater's prose style too slow and spare for my tastes in the past, but on a friend's ...more
Jan 2017
Jan 12, 2017
 
Feeding Ground
2.79
liked it
Vibrant and dark at the same time. Some unusual stylistic choices, most of which worked for me, but the story had a very loose, jumpy feeling that fel ...more
Sep 24, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
 
Digger, Volume Six
4.64
really liked it
A really fun, quick read with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor. The art style compliments the quirky cast of characters well; who'd have thought a story ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
 
Fatale, Vol. 3: West of Hell (Fatale, #3)
4.02
really liked it
Still gorgeous, still interesting, still lots of unanswered questions. I liked the episodic nature of this volume, though some of the backstory remind ...more
Jan 30, 2016
Feb 10, 2016
 
Sailor Twain: Or: The Mermaid in the Hudson
3.71
really liked it
Started reading Sailor Twain online, was pleased to find it at my local library! It's a somewhat massive tale, with a very unique look. Nicely complic ...more
Sep 24, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
 
Akaneiro (Akaneiro, #1-3)
3.16
really liked it
Refreshingly unique worldbuilding, incorporating a well-known fairy tale into something completely independent. I loved the monster designs, social te ...more
Jan 16, 2016
Jan 18, 2016
 
Digger, Volume Four
4.66
really liked it
A really fun, quick read with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor. The art style compliments the quirky cast of characters well; who'd have thought a story ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
 
Digger, Volume Five
4.64
really liked it
A really fun, quick read with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor. The art style compliments the quirky cast of characters well; who'd have thought a story ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
 
Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #4)
4.19
really liked it
The fourth and final book in a series of anachronistic, faintly parodic fantasy. Very fun, and I definitely enjoyed this one more than the second or t ...more
Jan 2008
May 01, 2011
 
The Book of Lost Things
3.99
liked it
I liked the concept and even enjoyed the characters Connolly has created - but enjoyed almost nothing about how he then handled those characters. Oh w ...more
Jul 2010
Aug 15, 2011
 
Over the Wall
3.58
really liked it
Lovely use of a limited color palette. I really enjoyed the depth of worldbuilding in this slim little story, and have to say I want more: what happen ...more
Jul 08, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
 
Digger, Volume One (Digger, #1)
4.40
really liked it
A really fun, quick read with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor. The art style compliments the quirky cast of characters well; who'd have thought a story ...more
Nov 2011
Dec 21, 2011
 
Digger, Volume Two
4.55
really liked it
A really fun, quick read with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor. The art style compliments the quirky cast of characters well; who'd have thought a story ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 21, 2011
 
Digger, Volume Three
4.59
really liked it
A really fun, quick read with a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor. The art style compliments the quirky cast of characters well; who'd have thought a story ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
 
Kind
3.64
really liked it
A pretty satisfying end to the series, overall. I do love eerie, amoral supernatural creatures. :)
Oct 02, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
Calling on Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #3)
4.19
really liked it
Yet more fun, anachronistic fantasy! Third in a series, this one's definitely quirky, and I enjoyed the point of view character here immensely. The fi ...more
Jan 2008
May 01, 2011
 
Caught Creatures
4.71
really liked it
Sweet and lovely, but not much story.
Mar 06, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
 
Under His Spell (My Boyfriend Is a Monster, #4)
3.46
liked it
Lovely art, clever premise.
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #2)
4.26
really liked it
Fun, anachronistic fantasy. Second in a series, and while I'm still getting a kick out of all the fantasy conventions and cliches being turned on thei ...more
Jan 2008
May 01, 2011
 
Green
3.72
really liked it
A really sweet adventure story.
Apr 2010
Aug 15, 2011
 
Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1: The Shrike
3.82
it was amazing
Lovely and weird, in the best way: a wild west fable that is vibrant, engaging and surreal. This is not a retelling of a story you know, but a world u ...more
Aug 16, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
 
The Blood King (Chronicles of the Necromancer, #2)
3.89
really liked it
Second in a trilogy. The drama and anticipation built up nicely, but I thought the conclusion itself was kind of abrupt. We'll see if the third book p ...more
Jun 08, 2011
May 01, 2011
 
A Shadow in Summer (Long Price Quartet, #1)
3.59
it was amazing
Delicious world-building, socio-political complexity you can really sink your teeth into, and well-fleshed characters at once opaque and transparent; ...more
Feb 25, 2013
Dec 06, 2012
 
Dealing with Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #1)
4.15
really liked it
This is the first in a series of fun, anachronistic young adult books with a willful princess heroine. Very fun, very silly, and I can't wait to read ...more
Jan 2008
May 01, 2011
 
Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery
4.13
it was amazing
Fantastic! Clever and hilarious, with healthy doses of biting social commentary and a wonderful cast of characters bursting with personality. Two thum ...more
Sep 30, 2015
Jul 03, 2014
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