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How I Live Now
3.58
really liked it
how i live now has been called a modern-day Jane Eyre – which I can dig, had Bronte’s novel been set during a terrorist occupation and featured incest ...more
Jun 2007
May 21, 2007
 
Gossip Girl (Gossip Girl, #1)
3.51
did not like it
I really wanted to like this book. In fact, I expected to devour it. I heard the author speak on a panel at ALA this year and found her articulate, ch ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
The Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman
3.88
really liked it
Gawky Kate Bjorkman has a rapier wit, genius IQ, and coke-bottle glasses. She’s been in love with Richard, her former neighbor and brother’s best frie ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
Magic or Madness (Magic or Madness, #1)
3.50
really liked it
I’ve never been into books about dragons and fairies and whatnot (I don’t even care for Lord of the Rings), but Larbalestier’s magic is so suffused wi ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
King Dork (King Dork, #1)
3.57
liked it
I had mixed feelings about King Dork. Namely, I loved the concept, but wasn’t so hot on the execution. Tom is a funny, smart, self-deprecating narrato ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
Rats Saw God
3.79
liked it
I had high expectations for Thomas’s first novel because I’m a fan of Veronica Mars, the teen noir television show he created. Ultimately, I ended up ...more
Jul 2007
May 16, 2007
 
Bringing up the Bones
3.69
liked it
**spoiler alert** Post-high school and pre-college, Bridget mourns her best friend Benji, who died in a car crash following the pair's short-lived lov ...more
Jun 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
Bad Boy: A Memoir
3.70
liked it
Acclaimed young adult author Myers (Monster, Shooter)describes his childhood and teenage years in Harlem, couching his narrative in family history and ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
Summer of Fear
3.81
liked it
I read this book in middle school along with Duncan’s other horror/fantasy novels and became obsessed with the paranormal. Like the main character, Ra ...more
Jul 2007
Aug 10, 2007
 
The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)
3.49
it was amazing
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not set
May 17, 2007
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