Eva Ibbotson

Eva Ibbotson

Okay, I admit it, I like these books. The reason this is difficult for me to admit is that I am not a huge fan of romance. Actually, maybe it’s just the connotation that I think of when I hear that a book is a “romance.” But, as I said,… Read more »

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Keturah and Lord Death

Keturah and Lord Death

My Thoughts: I randomly picked this book up at the bookstore yesterday. I vaguely remember hearing about it as a National Book Award finalist but that’s it. The cover is what really caught my attention. I really didn’t have any expectations going in to it. This is the story of… Read more »

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“Faerie” Tales

“Faerie” Tales

Once upon a time… I was certain that I wouldn’t like books about “faeries.” In fact, aside from The Chronicles of Narnia, I was pretty sure that the genre of fantasy was not for me. Ironically it was the Golden Compass and Harry Potter that changed my mind. I had to read… Read more »

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Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover

Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover

My Thoughts: In this third installment of the Gallagher Girl’s books we find Cammie of to visit her roommate Macy. They are involved in a botched kidnapping attempt and Cammie doesn’t really recover. She knows that there is more going on than she is being told about. What’s a teenage… Read more »

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Along for the Ride

Along for the Ride

My Thoughts: Can I just start off by saying how much I love Sarah Dessen? Her books are fun and yet still have some depth to them. There are always waiting lists for her books in my LMC. This means that I have pretty high expectations of her new releases…. Read more »

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I’m working on it AND Manga!!!

So, I haven’t been blogging as regularly as I’d like. I could use excuses like summer school, family stuff, etc… but it really comes down to me being a bit lazy AND being to involved in reading to write. Hmmmmm, this won’t do at all. I’ll work on it 🙂… Read more »

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Marcelo in the Real World

Marcelo in the Real World

My Thoughts: I received a free copy of this book from a giveaway I entered at goodreads. Thought I’d share the review here as well. Marcelo is not what his father would call “normal,” but he is okay with that. He is happy with his life and looking forward to… Read more »

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Fire

Fire

My Thoughts: I’ll admit, I was a bit hesitant about this book. Graceling was one of my favorites of the year and although I was excited about this book I was a bit leery because it was a prequel. I don’t always like those, especially when the only character that… Read more »

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Catching Fire

Catching Fire

My review oh. my. stars. Now I have to wait for the third?!?! I couldn’t even wait a few more months to read this one!!! Since I read an ARC I don’t want to give anything away. I’ll just say this…. ….the beginning felt a bit rushed to me. There… Read more »

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Books I can’t wait to read

Books I can’t wait to read

There are three books that I am not-so-patiently waiting to read (well, there are many but three are driving me crazy!!!) It’s a good thing the school year is almost over because I am expecting these to arrive in the mail any day now….. 1. Catching Fire, the sequel to… Read more »

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