Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner My rating: 5 of 5 stars Remember Kamet, the ambassador’s slave from a few books ago? Eugenides, King of Atolia & Thief of Eddis sent a solider to steal him. Most of the book is a travel journey, blessed by the god of “how many ways can you … More Good Batch this week
The princess is blind. She also refuses to speak, and who can heal that? Not the doctors, only the tiger. So off Princess Cinnamon goes to forest, which she can’t see, to hang with the tiger. Strange story, lovely artwork.
Stayed at my sister for the weekend… So many books on the shelves. And on the couch. And on the floor around the couch. And in a large canvas bag for library trips. The Steerswoman by Rosemary Kirstein My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read this book ages and ages ago, and was afraid to … More A Classical Weekend
Don’t marry that man – he’s going to die in a year. Is a year of happiness worth the sorrow of being a widow? What if you are a pious princess who could ‘bargain’ with death? View all my reviews
I don’t usually like books that tell me to lose weight, but this one was interesting. So many people have so many different attitudes about food and friendship. And liking yourself is the most important thing, but it’s easier if you don’t have to go to fat-people stores to buy clothes. Or if you have … More 45 Pounds by K.A. Barson
The country is at war in Vietnam. Samuel is at war with his father. Sam AKA Bullet sleeps through class but runs fast in cross country. School is now integrated, but are they really? This book made me cry in three different places. WHY DO YOU DO THIS TO ME, CYNTHIA VOIGT? View all my … More The Runner by Cynthia Voigt
When bad things happen to nice girls. Don’t date guys who think its cool to drink at parties and then drive home… Izzy has to deal with losing half her leg. Its tough. She’s sad. But so is her family, so she puts on a brave face. Who is a friend, who can’t stick with … More Izzy, Willy-Nilly by Cynthia Voigt