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The Nethergrim (The Nethergrim, #1)
3.81
really liked it
Dark, enthralling, and charming. Great for Last Apprentice or Harry Potter fans.

Review at storytimehooligans.wordpress.com/2014...
Apr 02, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
 
Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry, #1)
4.07
did not like it
I couldn't review this book right after I finished it because I was so tempted to go on a long angry rant about how much I disliked it. I think I've c ...more
Jul 02, 2010
Jul 01, 2010
 
The Dust of 100 Dogs
3.62
did not like it
I was excited about this book! A reincarnated female pirate who lived the lives of 100 dogs before returning to claim her buried treasure? How differe ...more
Aug 02, 2010
Aug 01, 2010
 
The Refrigerator Monologues
4.27
really liked it
As usual, Valente makes it all look so easy...

In this short story collection, six women share the stories of how involvement with superheroes and supe
...more
Mar 18, 2017
Feb 27, 2017
 
North of Beautiful
3.92
did not like it
Summary: Terra has an enormous birthmark on her face that causes her to wear a lot of makeup and worry that she isn't pretty. Actually, her d-bag fath ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
Blackbird Fly
4.07
really liked it
A beautiful and quick-reading story about a girl who learns to embrace her ethnic identity and focus on the inner beauty of those around her. We see t ...more
Dec 26, 2014
Dec 26, 2014
 
If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don't!
3.59
did not like it
Oh hey, a book about a library by someone who apparently hasn't been in one in about thirty years and still thinks they are quiet places full of nothi ...more
not set
May 04, 2017
 
Say the Word
3.89
did not like it
While this book initially seems like it will be the story of the heroine coming to terms with her mother's abandonment of the family for a lesbian lov ...more
Aug 16, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
 
Little Dee and the Penguin
3.62
liked it
How do I feel about an orphan girl being raised by a bear, a dog, and a vulture?

Mostly jealous.
Apr 30, 2016
Apr 30, 2016
 
The Lost Conspiracy
4.10
liked it
While the plot is incredibly slow and the book could have been better had it been at least 100 pages shorter, the writing here is beautiful and the wo ...more
Jul 06, 2010
Jul 05, 2010
 
The Stolen One
3.53
it was ok
This book is another example of historical fiction that reads a bit like a video game: we are given a main character purely for the purposes of explor ...more
Jul 18, 2010
Jul 16, 2010
 
Orange
3.36
it was ok
The art in this book is phenomenally beautiful and is its one saving grace. The dialogue is either poorly written, poorly translated, or both. The plo ...more
Jan 2010
Jul 07, 2010
 
The Shadow Hero
3.94
it was amazing
Phenomenal, which is entirely to be expected. The sequel (and there had better be one!) cannot come soon enough.

Rambling fangirl review at http://stor
...more
Jun 2014
May 09, 2014
 
Solanin
4.22
really liked it
Summary: A group of early-20-somethings struggle with life in general in present-day Japan. Should dreams be sold out for a better apartment? How do y ...more
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 10, 2010
 
Princess of the Midnight Ball (The Princesses of Westfalin Trilogy, #1)
3.92
it was ok
The lesson I learned from this book: Twelve dancing princesses is about ten too many for any serious character development.

This book is nice. It's ple
...more
Jul 24, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail
3.52
I gave up on this story. The hero didn't have any qualities I liked and was often a pugilistic jerk, so I abandoned ship. I didn't buy some of the sto ...more
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 06, 2014
 
How We Fall
3.70
really liked it
Okay, I'm gonna say it: this book was hot, and if this adorable couple wants to grow up and get cousin-married, I am all for it. Provided they get gen ...more
Oct 20, 2014
Oct 19, 2014
 
Kind of Kin
3.65
really liked it
*Check out http://www.infinitereads.com for other reviews and sundry thoughts!*

Oklahoma's best-kept secret is at it again, as Rilla Askew steps out
...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
 
A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge
3.79
liked it
I thought this book effectively accomplished its goal: it showed a small cross-section of the horrors of life in and out of New Orleans right after Ka ...more
Jan 2010
Jul 01, 2010
 
Encyclopedia Paranoiaca
3.23
liked it
*Check out http://www.infinitereads.com for other reviews and sundry thoughts!*

You can get the gist of Encyclopedia Paranoiaca from its extensive su
...more
Jan 2012
Nov 25, 2012
 
Chasing Lincoln's Killer
3.86
really liked it
Summary: The YA edition of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer describes the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln, the assassination, and for the m ...more
Dec 17, 2010
Dec 15, 2010
 
I Kill Giants
4.16
it was amazing
Read this book.

Barbra Thorson has it rough. At school, she has no friends and is alternately bullied by larger kids and counseled by a therapist who'
...more
Jan 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
Batman: Life After Death
3.91
it was ok
Concept: A
Plot: B
Art: A
Writing/Dialogue: B
Character Development: A
Pacing: B
Ending: B

I love Dick Greyson as Batman. Part of Wayne's Batman mystique is
...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
 
A Tea Reader: Living Life One Cup at a Time
3.64
really liked it
As autumn arrives, many of us look forward to crisp fall evenings curled up with a steaming mug and a good book. This anthology of essays, stories and ...more
Aug 31, 2011
Jul 20, 2011
 
Better Nate Than Ever (Better Nate Than Ever #1)
3.95
really liked it
A hilarious and encouraging story about living your dreams no matter the obstacles, and of finding out that just because you don't fit in where you ar ...more
Jan 28, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
 
Unlikely Friendships : 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
4.05
liked it
This is a cute, fast read, although it gets repetitive: some animal is in need and some other animal helps it out. It seemed like most of the stories, ...more
Jan 2011
Oct 31, 2011
 
Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2)
3.87
did not like it
I swore I would not finish this series, but this friend of a friend on social media kept insisting that their relationship changes and that if I judge ...more
Feb 25, 2015
Mar 01, 2015
 
Beautiful
4.45
really liked it
Go go feminist picture book!
not set
Oct 19, 2016
 
XO, OX: A Love Story
3.79
it was ok
Cute, funny, but maybe a bit stalker-ish? I mean, yes, Gazelle is a snob, but Ox seems to understand that she wants him to get lost and won't take the ...more
not set
Nov 15, 2016
 
Walk with Me
3.94
really liked it
A beautiful translated picture book about a young girl giving herself a source of confidence as she takes on the role of an adult too early. I'm not s ...more
not set
Jan 23, 2017
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