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The Mysteries of Udolpho
3.38
liked it
Okay this book was written as historical fiction in 1794, telling a story set in the 1500s, by Ann Radcliffe who became popular because of this book, ...more
Jan 12, 2009
Dec 03, 2008
 
If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince?
3.66
it was ok
This is an average Cinderella story, but it had some problems for me.

One, either the author has never been out of the Los Angeles area or knows nothi
...more
Jun 14, 2010
Jun 17, 2010
 
The Hunt for Dark Infinity (The 13th Reality, #2)
3.97
really liked it
I was so right, this was even better than his first book The Journal of Curious Letters. I find I really appreciate the mid grade fantasy books based ...more
Mar 28, 2009
Mar 29, 2009
 
The Reluctant Heiress
3.91
really liked it
If I had read this book before I read A Countess Below Stairs it would have been one of my favorite books. A beautiful story with such a great leading ...more
Nov 18, 2009
Nov 24, 2009
 
The Trouble with Brides
4.23
really liked it
Oh man, I've tried to write this review a few times, but it's daunting. It is such a big book, it's three full length novels in one. I had a similarly ...more
Aug 30, 2012
Oct 25, 2012
 
Love on the Line
4.04
it was amazing
I've gotten so I love a Deeane Gist book, I haven't met one I didn't like. Her research is remarkable and always serves to draw you further into whate ...more
Feb 2012
Feb 16, 2012
 
The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
3.72
it was ok
Yar, this is not a good book, it is self-congratulatory in the extreme. I was very much fed up with "Dr. Laura" by about page 30 and had to slog throu ...more
Jul 22, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
 
Victoria and the Rogue
3.62
it was amazing
This may have been fluff, but it was lovely fluff. About the best written book of this type possible. The heroine is so funny, the hero so dashing, an ...more
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
 
Princess in Waiting (The Princess Diaries, #4)
3.67
really liked it
Oh man, I wasn't sure if this series could continue after such a great ending to book #3, but I have now found one of my favorite quotes ever:

"There w
...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
 
The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
3.77
really liked it
I liked this book way better than I thought I would. I was a little hesitant to read it because everyone knows how Jane Austen's story ends, and even ...more
Apr 28, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
 
My Unfair Godmother (My Fair Godmother, #2)
4.14
it was amazing
I thought this was every bit as good as the first book in the series My Fair Godmother. I guess I don't mind moralizing as much as some...
I loved thre
...more
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
Lost Horizon
3.92
liked it
The Good: The prose of this book is delicious, it's dreamy, rich, and filling. It's easy to read, but leaves you with a feeling of accomplishment. Thi ...more
Feb 26, 2015
Mar 01, 2015
 
Princess of the Midnight Ball (The Princesses of Westfalin Trilogy, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
This is a great re-telling of the 12 dancing princesses with true love, mystery, knitting, and a really good bad guy. I already like Jessica Day Georg ...more
Feb 07, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
 
Ever
3.44
liked it
This was a simplified version of the Twilight storyline. The setting is very original, but it was a little short and under developed for my taste. Goo ...more
not set
Sep 19, 2008
 
The Blue Castle
4.25
it was amazing
This book is charming. I love the way L. M. Montgomery captures the way her heroine thinks. I am a fan of her "Anne of Green Gables" and I though I lo ...more
Jan 24, 2016
Jan 28, 2016
 
Sweet Invention: A History of Dessert
3.29
really liked it
This was an interesting and entertaining read. Michael Krondl includes a wealth of information without it being too technical and there are quite a fe ...more
Sep 05, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
 
The Song of the Lioness Quartet (Song of the Lioness, #1-4)
4.59
really liked it
I read these books when I was a kid, or at least the first two because that was all the library had. Cross-dressing to become a knight, boyfriends, ho ...more
not set
Apr 14, 2011
 
The King of Attolia (The Queen's Thief, #3)
4.37
really liked it
So this is relentlessly good writing and I couldn't put it down, but I'm also a little annoyed. Finally the thief gets a little juice in his story, he ...more
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
 
My Fair Godmother (My Fair Godmother, #1)
3.92
really liked it
I really liked this book, it was just what I needed, funny and easy to read. The storyline, with a flunky fairy godmother who created problems rather ...more
Mar 07, 2009
Mar 05, 2009
 
The Ordinary Princess
4.19
it was amazing
I loved this book when I was a girl of about 8 or 9 and I was just as charmed when I found it and read it again.
As a girl with brown hair who always c
...more
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
 
Captain Blood
4.17
it was amazing
I'm kind of a sucker for pirates, so you have to take this with a grain of salt, but I really thought this was a dynamite book. Sea battles, stolen Sp ...more
Oct 14, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
 
Scaramouche
4.07
it was amazing
If I could give this book 12 stars I would. I feel like I should create a category titled "pure awesome" just for this book. I thought this was anothe ...more
Aug 03, 2011
Aug 03, 2011
 
Robinson Crusoe
3.67
really liked it
This is a big book, it may take me even longer then David Copperfield.
I read it, and I was surprised by how much I liked it. The first few chapters be
...more
Jul 17, 2008
May 24, 2008
 
The Candy Shop War (The Candy Shop War, #1)
4.05
really liked it
I actually really liked this book. It's not quite as fascinating as the Fablehaven series, but it's a great example of tight middlegrade writing. The ...more
Feb 2008
Apr 01, 2009
 
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)
4.04
liked it
I was not going to read this book because the cover is just TERRIBLE, but then there was a sale on kindle books and here we are. And while this book s ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
 
First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1)
4.06
liked it
I think I would have given this book 4 stars if I hadn't just read Liar Liar: a Cat Deluca Mystery, and a Madison Avery book, and Abandon. For some re ...more
Aug 12, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
 
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)
4.44
it was amazing
I like Rick Riordan books because you jump right in with the action, there isn't any lag time while the situation is set up. You hear the car horns wh ...more
Nov 07, 2011
Nov 07, 2011
 
The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner, #1)
4.02
really liked it
This is pretty good post apocalyptic fiction. Really well done, not quite as good as Hunger Games but still so good and better than anything I have ye ...more
Jul 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
Sookie Stackhouse 8 Volume Set (Sookie Stackhouse, #1-8)
4.29
really liked it
So I could list all these books separately, but they were so handy in the 8 pack on the kindle. It was so fun not to have to hunt around (read: wait a ...more
Oct 28, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
 
Clockwise (Clockwise, #1)
3.84
really liked it
This is a young adult time travel book, with a hot guy thrown in. Only the great part is that it's not really time travel, it's more like the heroine ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
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