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Little Women and Me
2.99
it was ok
From Books and Threads

I think I need to preface this review by saying Little Women and Me was not for me. I definitely think there’ll be readers who’l
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not set
Oct 01, 2011
 
Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris
3.37
liked it
A well-written and engaging book, but unfortunately, the writing doesn’t do much to make the writer terribly likable. Ms. Shockey portrays herself as ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
Where The Streets Had A Name
3.76
really liked it
This book gave me the chills many times as I read it. The middle of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict isn’t the obvious choice for a young adult settin ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
All These Things I've Done (Birthright, #1)
3.72
it was amazing
From Books and Threads.

So I’m going to address the biggest thing first. This book is not, strictly speaking, a dystopia. If we’re going to pull out de
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Sep 19, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
 
Dreaming Anastasia (Dreaming Anastasia, #1)
3.48
it was ok
From Books and Threads.

This was an odd little book that, despite the subject of Anastasia Romanov, really felt completely original as I read it. Perha
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not set
Oct 21, 2011
 
Spoiled (Spoiled, #1)
3.58
liked it
From Books and Threads

There’s no doubt that Spoiled is a really, really fun book. I’ve enjoyed the Fug Girls’ snarky fashion and celebrity blog for ye
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not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
The Legacy
3.68
it was ok
I requested this book from NetGalley because I have a serious weakness for Kate Morton, and after reading comparisons between Katherine Webb and Ms. M ...more
not set
Aug 01, 2011
 
Red Rising (Red Rising, #1)
4.26
it was amazing
Ridiculously good, ridiculously addictive. Brown did a great job of bending his head to genre tropes and history while making the story completely his ...more
Sep 28, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
 
Shadows
3.66
really liked it
So good I forgave McKinley for NOT GIVING US A SEQUEL TO PEGASUS YET.

McKinley is always amazing. This is no surprise. At times I wondered if she was t
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Aug 2013
Aug 14, 2013
 
Slayers (Slayers, #1)
4.10
liked it
From Books and Threads.

When I first saw the synopsis of this book, I thought ‘oh hey! Rampant with dragons!’ But I was wrong. Slayers is much more in
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Sep 22, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
 
Shut Out
3.76
really liked it
If Kody Keplinger wasn’t such a good writer, I’d kind of hate her for writing so well and being so young! It’s a conundrum, I know. But I loved The Du ...more
Sep 2011
Sep 01, 2011
 
The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)
3.81
really liked it
From Books and Threads

This is one of those books where there are problems and frustrations you note as you read it, but then when you close the book a
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not set
Sep 19, 2011
 
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
4.08
it was amazing
I LOVED this book. Sure, I adore both Paris and boarding school books, but this far outran my expectations and even hopes. I felt so much for Anna bei ...more
not set
May 15, 2011
 
Strings Attached
3.57
really liked it
This book. You guys. This book. It made me want to live in 1950s New York City. To be a struggling actress wearing New Look dresses and running from a ...more
not set
Aug 04, 2011
 
The Returning
3.11
really liked it
This is an odd little book. It started out very slowly, and for the first hundred pages or so, I kept thinking “yeah, I’m going to go read something e ...more
not set
Sep 18, 2011
 
The Twin's Daughter
3.64
really liked it
This book creeped me out. I seriously stayed up until about 5am so I could finish it and find out what the HECK was going on. (What the heck in a good ...more
not set
Aug 16, 2011
 
Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy, #2)
4.10
it was amazing
I've waited for Deadline breathlessly, but I've also been the tiniest bit wary. How could any book live up to Feed's excellence? Add that to the fact ...more
Jun 02, 2011
Jun 02, 2011
 
Five Flavors of Dumb
3.87
it was amazing
This might not be the most coherent of reviews because I totally loved this book. It’s the whole cliché – I laughed, I cried, and I was completely dis ...more
not set
Oct 26, 2011
 
Prisoners in the Palace
3.78
really liked it
I devour books about Queen Victoria, her family, her Court, the society, everything. It’s a quirk, I know, and I couldn’t tell you why I’m so intrigue ...more
Sep 09, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
 
The Juliet Spell
3.35
really liked it
I didn't really expect a lot from this book. The synopsis intrigued me, but I'm such a Shakespeare nerd that I wasn't sure it would be possible to mak ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2011
 
The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles, #1)
3.81
really liked it
This is a book that started out slowly and then stormed to a rip-roaring finish. Set in a Steampunky London, Finley Jayne escapes the advances of the ...more
Jun 06, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
 
Ambitious (Premiere High #1)
3.56
did not like it
Girl gets accepted to a massively competitive performing arts high school and soon proves herself one of the best dancers in the school...and gets the ...more
not set
Aug 21, 2011
 
Once a Witch (Witch, #1)
3.76
really liked it
Have you ever read one of those books where you’re fifty pages in and you’re nearly dreading reading the rest of it because you’re completely sure you ...more
not set
Sep 18, 2011
 
The Gods of Gotham (Timothy Wilde, #1)
3.87
really liked it
This is one of those serendipitous "had to reads" that I ended up falling in love with despite my general lack of love for mysteries. Some probably ha ...more
Jan 2013
Oct 21, 2013
 
Sisterhood Everlasting (Sisterhood, #5)
3.90
really liked it
The 5th Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants book made me cry more than any book in recent history. That being said - I really enjoyed it. I couldn't wai ...more
Jun 19, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
 
The Poisoned House
3.68
really liked it
I love books with footnotes and when The Poisoned House started with a ‘note’ from the curator telling how the following papers had been found in an a ...more
Jun 18, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
dancergirl (WiHi, #1)
3.62
really liked it
From Books and Threads

I really enjoyed this book! While the synopsis focuses solely on the dancergirl online sensation, the plot transitions into a st
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not set
Oct 21, 2011
 
Spellbound (Spellbound, #1)
3.88
liked it
I don’t have terribly strong feelings one way or another on Spellbound. It has all the hallmarks of current paranormal - and even modern - YA, and the ...more
not set
Jun 19, 2011
 
Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen, #1)
3.73
it was amazing
Can I call this book adorable? Because it is in every positive sense of the word.

The responsibility for the family farm has been dumped upon 15 year o
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not set
Jun 27, 2011
 
The Name of the Star (Shades of London, #1)
3.90
it was amazing
From Books and Threads.

The only book of Maureen Johnson’s that I read before this was 13 Little Blue Envelopes, and my attention wasn’t really caught
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not set
Oct 05, 2011
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