Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth: Review Haiku

Further confessions
of a budding sociopath.
Plus, puberty!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney. Abrams, 2010, 224 pages.


Happy Thanksgiving!

Please enjoy some delicious turkey.


Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown: Review Haiku

Never underestimate
the power of jealousy
and ninja s'mores.

Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Knopf, 2010, 96 pages.


Troublemaker: Review Haiku

Wow, Leila was right:
this is a truly awful
book. (And that Barbie bod . . . !)

Troublemaker, Book 1: A Barnaby and Hooker Graphic Novel by Janet Evanovich and Alex Evanovich. Dark Horse Comics, 2010, 112 pages.

P.S. Huh. I coulda sworn Leila reviewed this. But now I can't find it. Regardless, I'm pretty sure she would hate it.


Babymouse: Cupcake Tycoon: Review Haiku

But did you do a
discounted cash flow analysis,

Babymouse: Cupcake Tycoon by Jennifer L. Holm and Matt Holm. Random, 2010, 96 pages.


Bink and Gollie: Review Haiku

What I really want
to know is, how can I get
a treehouse like that?

Bink and Gollie by Alison McGhee and Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Tony Fucile. Candlewick, 2010, 96 pages.


Mary Mae and the Gospel Truth: Review Haiku

Would've been more
effective if the creationists
weren't hillbillies.

Mary Mae and the Gospel Truth by Sandra Dutton. HMH, 2010, 134 pages.


Finally: Review Haiku

Random acts of kindness
don't really add up to
anything, alas.

Finally by Wendy Mass. Scholastic, 2010, 296 pages.



Halloween cop-out

I am woefully behind in reading, so I offer instead this picture of my Hermione and my robot.