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Beyond the Black Door
3.94
really liked it
I can’t say enough about this book. I picked it up because of the asexual rep (in fantasy!), but the mythology and the characters Strickland created w ...more
Jul 13, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
 
The Case of the Stinky Stench
4.03
it was amazing
What does your food do when you're not looking? I couldn't stop laughing at this Toy Story-esque escapade through the refrigerator. It makes for the p ...more
not set
Sep 13, 2019
 
The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments
3.99
really liked it
A lovely little book. Meik successfully blends psychology and lifestyle into a fun, easy read filled with fun facts you’ll be hard-pressed to forget. ...more
Aug 27, 2019
Aug 06, 2019
 
Dogs and their People
3.95
liked it
Anne's illustrations are some of my very favorite around, and her dog-people lookalikes highly amusing, but the story fell a bit short for me on this ...more
not set
Aug 01, 2019
 
Go with the Flow
4.53
it was amazing
I cannot say enough about this book. It's funny and sweet and beautifully illustrated. Lily and Karen pull apart period stigma in an incredibly approa ...more
Oct 17, 2019
Oct 16, 2019
 
Sawkill Girls
3.74
really liked it
With exception to the first part of high school (because vampires), I do not read horror. But after finishing Claire Legrand’s published Empirium book ...more
Jul 25, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
 
Red at the Bone
4.17
really liked it
Wow. Don't let the length fool you - this book is overflowing with heart. An incredibly poignant story of teen pregnancy told from multiple perspectiv ...more
Sep 08, 2019
Sep 04, 2019
 
Kingsbane (Empirium, #2)
4.04
it was amazing
Claire, what have you done to me? I did not see that coming. All I can do is try to figure why.

The ending slayed me. But the 600 pages that built up
...more
Jun 08, 2019
Mar 11, 2019
 
Daisy Jones & The Six
4.23
liked it
The writing was wonderful, the narration was perfect, and the story was spun well across the multiple viewpoints. But as someone who's been a part of ...more
Mar 24, 2019
Mar 02, 2019
 
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers, #1)
4.17
really liked it
I've come to know sci-fi as a fairly action-packed genre. Though this was not the case with The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, it was all the stron ...more
Jun 30, 2019
May 01, 2019
 
The Gilded Wolves
3.67
really liked it
Rooted in history and religion, forged from magic, mathematics, and fantasy, Paris in 1889 is a world unlike any other - as are its characters. Though ...more
Feb 05, 2019
Jan 25, 2019
 
Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre
3.88
really liked it
A lovely, beautifully illustrated story of one of literature's greats. A tale of perseverance sure to inspire any who read it. Fawkes lends new life t ...more
Aug 21, 2019
Aug 21, 2019
 
Circe
4.28
it was amazing
I was ready to give this book 4 stars until the ending, which was perfect, and elevated it to new heights. Miller has written a true testament to the ...more
May 12, 2019
May 02, 2019
 
On the Come Up
4.31
it was amazing
Resilient. That's the first word that comes to mind when I think of Bri Jackson. Her story is a hopeful one, a relatable one, no matter how different ...more
Mar 02, 2019
Feb 16, 2019
 
All the Impossible Things
4.45
it was amazing
This book is so special. It's heartwarming and heart-wrenching all at once - a tearjerker of the best variety. Lackey's use of imagery makes it imposs ...more
Sep 03, 2019
Aug 12, 2019
 
The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut, #1)
4.09
it was amazing
Space flight at its best - based in numbers and turned on its head.
Kowal writes the era (and the science) with authenticity, speaking to issues that
...more
Feb 07, 2019
Jan 14, 2019
 
The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air, #2)
4.46
it was amazing
The Cruel Prince left me wanting more, and Holly Black delivered. She has crafted an incredible world, and enthralling heroine in Jude - the sort of s ...more
Nov 30, 2018
Nov 24, 2018
 
Sorcery of Thorns
4.20
it was amazing
I cannot put how much I loved this book into words. I got so wrapped up in Elisabeth's world that I forgot to eat, and put off sleeping as long as I c ...more
Mar 06, 2019
Dec 28, 2018
 
The Little Snowplow Wishes for Snow
4.20
it was amazing
I dig it.

I never before thought I'd want to be best friends with a snowplow. This tale is undeniably adorable, witty, funny, and sweet. A testament t
...more
not set
Oct 12, 2019
 
The Guinevere Deception (Camelot Rising, #1)
4.00
liked it
I can't say how excited I was to read a King Arthur retelling with Guinevere at the forefront. And by Kiersten White! The Guinevere Deception set up t ...more
Jun 19, 2019
Mar 07, 2019
 
My Singing Nana
3.73
really liked it
This story made me smile - a wonderful reminder of how lucky we are to spend time with our grandparents, even as they begin forgetting. My Singing Nan ...more
not set
Oct 12, 2019
 
How to Be a Pirate
4.33
really liked it
A perfectly illustrated (#sexygrandpa) story about being unabashedly yourself, and taking up the space you deserve, that made me want to curl up with ...more
not set
Oct 10, 2019
 
Maria the Matador
3.93
really liked it
Wrench out my heart why don't you? Fabulously illustrated, sweet, and highly entertaining. If you ever suspected that churros (and dancing) could save ...more
not set
Oct 14, 2019
 
Mythos
4.24
really liked it
A hugely entertaining abridged 'retelling' of Greek mythology - filled with insight, and humor as only Stephen Fry could muster. The connections made ...more
Sep 03, 2019
Aug 12, 2019
 
With the Fire on High
4.30
liked it
This book gave me so much hope. And a whole lotta hunger. Acevedo's writing is enthralling, vibrant, and pulls on your heartstrings. It's at once dish ...more
May 19, 2019
May 01, 2019
 
Just in Case You Want to Fly
4.00
really liked it
A sweet story that pulls at your heartstrings in the simplest and most profound ways while Christian's illustrations add beautiful contextual layers ( ...more
not set
Oct 12, 2019
 
Lola Dutch When I Grow Up
4.14
liked it
Beautifully illustrated. Lola Dutch shows kids (and adults alike) that it's ok not to know what you want to do, but keep experimenting, creating, and ...more
not set
Oct 12, 2019
 
Gilbert the Moose Learns How to Ski
4.33
really liked it
I love the blend of photography and illustration. A fun, rhymey read-aloud that urges kids not to give up when learning something new (like skiing).
not set
Oct 12, 2019
 
A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers, #2)
4.36
it was amazing
If we ever get sentient AI's, I will support their rights. Because how could you feel any other way after reading A Closed and Common Orbit?
I was alr
...more
Jul 13, 2019
May 01, 2019
 
Queenie
3.75
it was amazing
This book hit me. Hard. To say that Queenie is a testament to the human spirit, the female spirit, would be an understatement. It's resilient. It's co ...more
May 2019
Mar 02, 2019
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