Rating Archives: 4.5

1: Terrible. 2: Blah. 3: Good. 4: Great. 5: Perfect.

On the Map, by Simon Garfield; Because I Said So!, by Ken Jennings; Consider The Fork, by Bee Wilson

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Three non-fiction books.

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The Round House, by Louise Erdrich; The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers

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Two memoir-style works of fiction about coming of age, surviving trauma, and criminal investigation.

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Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman: 4.5/5

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Though humans and dragons have lived peacefully for 40 years, old tensions run high. Dragons take human form and act as ambassadors, and as lightning rods for anti-dragon sentiment …

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The Halloween Tree, by Ray Bradbury: 4.5/5

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Good for: This is a Halloween classic! It’s great, not only for children, but for anyone who wants a spooky introduction to the history of the …

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The Infernals, by John Connolly: 4.5/5

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Good for: People who enjoyed the first one (The Gates), people who enjoy Terry Pratchett …

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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling, by Maryrose Wood: 4.5/5

Good for: It’s a fantastical, historical, serial fiction for kids, but I think it can be enjoyed by all ages! Many reviewers compare it to …

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Daybreak, by Brian Ralph: 4.5/5

Today’s review can be seen on the Unshelved Book Club website! The Unshelved Book Club is a great place to find books to read. Each week on Friday …

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The Sky is Everywhere, by Jandy Nelson: 4.5/5

Good for: Anyone who’s not already completely sick of all the teen books about death I’ve been reviewing! But seriously, this …

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Before I Fall, by Lauren Oliver: 4.5/5

Good for: This book was remarkably good and you should read it. I think a lot of people enter this story …

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Wintersmith, by Terry Pratchett: 4.5/5

Good for: Everybody, especially if you like the first two books, fairy tales, Harry Potter, mythology …

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