Will Grayson, Will Grayson: Review Haiku

Giant, magical
gay boy helps two Will Graysons
find their paths forward.

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan. Dutton, 2010, 304 pages.


The Strange Case of Origami Yoda: Review Haiku

Middle-school boys in
all their crazy-monkey glory.
Read it you will.

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Ton Angleberger. Amulet, 2010, 141 pages.


The Viper's Nest (39 Clues #7): Review Haiku

Am I the only
person still reading these books?
Don't hear much these days.

The Viper's Nest (The 39 Clues, #7) by Peter Lerangis. Scholastic, 2010, 190 pages.



Happy birthday to me!

Da-na-na-na-na-na --
You say it's my birthday?
Hello, thirty-five.


This Book Is Overdue! Review Haiku

Is it ironic
that I wanted more
organization in this?


Imperfect Birds: Review Haiku

Wanted to love it
but just cannot understand
addiction like this.

Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamott. Riverhead, 2010, 288 pages.


Judy Moody, Girl Detective: Review Haiku

Judy Moody goes
Nancy Drew (then, maybe, Sonia

Judy Moody, Girl Detective (#9) by Megan McDonald. Candlewick, 2010, 192 pages.


The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin: Review Haiku

Fat deaf kid rules the
world -- or at least, goes mainstream
and solves a murder.

The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk. Knopf, 2010, 256 pages.


My Life as a Book: Review Haiku

Heffley wannabe
and a mysterious death
oddly juxtaposed.

My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian. Holt, 2010, 224 pages. (ARC from IRA 2010.)


Northward to the Moon: Review Haiku

People are complicated.
Thank God Horvath's here
to write about them.

Northward to the Moon by Polly Horvath. Schwartz & Wade, 2010, 256 pages.


Regretsy: Review Haiku

Hey, am I allowed
to say "whimsicle f**kery"
on this blog? SNARK.

Regretsy: Where DIY Meets WTF by April Winchell. Villard, 2010, 176 pages.