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Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
4.09
Guys, guys, GUYS. How much did I love this book? I had some high expectations going in, and I was surprised to find each one of them fulfilled. Bardug ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Jun 25, 2011
 
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
3.95
Guys, you better believe that I’m preordering this one. Yeah, it was that good. Medieval nun assassins? Hello. I was lucky enough to get an e-arc thro ...more
Jan 26, 2012
Aug 11, 2011
 
Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, #1)
3.92
4.5/5 stars!

If you've been reading the blog, you guys know how much I love alternate histories. Spotswood totally knocks it out of the park in her deb
...more
Dec 17, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
Shirley
3.81
Absolutely lovely. I hope Emma shows up in this new series, maybe as a mentor to Shirley. That would be perfect!

And the little stories at the end of t
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Mar 24, 2009
Mar 16, 2009
 
The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart (Magic Most Foul, #2)
3.83
4.5/5 stars!

Wow. I really liked the first book in this duology, “Darker Still” because of its throwback Gothic feel, and I love that Gothic is regain
...more
Dec 02, 2012
Aug 11, 2011
 
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2)
4.20
Wow. If you guys thought book 1 ("Grave Mercy") was any good, you're going to love "Dark Triumph". This book is a lot darker (no pun intended) compare ...more
Mar 27, 2013
Dec 21, 2011
 
Ripper (Ripper, #1)
3.62
3.5/5 stars.

I have to say, the spin applied to the historical case of "Jack the Ripper" by Reeves in this story is one I hadn't really considered befo
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Apr 06, 2012
Aug 14, 2011
 
Cross My Heart (Cross My Heart, #1)
3.54
3.5/5 stars!

I wanted to like this more than I did – “Cross My Heart” has wonderfully lush imagery and sensory language used, but unfortunately, it all
...more
Mar 2012
Sep 27, 2011
 
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
3.85
(Crossposted to LibraryThing.)

This book is definitely not for the faint of heart, but the rewards are great, especially by the end of the novel.

Thanks
...more
Aug 06, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
 
Kushiel's Mercy (Imriel's Trilogy, #3)
4.30
Best of the Imriel trilogy. It's almost uncanny how Carey can use her voice as a boy so convincingly, that at first I really thought that it was a man ...more
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Mar 16, 2009
 
The Commoner
3.46
Really well done. Even though the author is male, he does the female voice flawlessly. Also, the research was nearly perfect, with the exception of th ...more
Mar 24, 2009
Mar 21, 2009
 
Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys, Volume 2: The Prophet (20th Century Boys, #2)
4.42
Getting closer to what the 'Friend' organization is. I love this series so much, and I've only read two volumes. I wonder what the big event will be t ...more
not set
Apr 19, 2009
 
Buddha, Vol. 2: The Four Encounters  (Buddha #2)
4.21
I had forgotten how amazing Tezuka's work on. I can't stop reading this series. I'm glad I got the first four from my library. Hopefully once I return ...more
Apr 12, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
 
M Is for Magic
3.83
Not the best of Gaiman's work, but still pretty good. I loved the first story the most.
Mar 16, 2009
Mar 13, 2009
 
Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters, #1)
3.57
Simply breathtaking. This is one of 2009's best books, definitely in my top five out of all the new debuts this year.

Zink puts a spin on the Judeo-Chr
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Sep 13, 2009
May 29, 2009
 
Spice and Wolf, Book 1
4.16
Review to come!
Feb 12, 2012
Dec 04, 2009
 
Claymore, Vol. 17: The Claws of Memory (Claymore, #17)
4.31
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Dec 27, 2009
 
The Luxe (Luxe, #1)
3.64
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Mar 15, 2009
 
Splendor (Luxe, #4)
3.85
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Dec 15, 2009
Mar 15, 2009
 
Dark Wars: The Tale of Meiji Dracula
3.48
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Mar 14, 2009
 
Grass For His Pillow: Episode 1 Lord Fujiwara's Treasures
4.18
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Apr 30, 2009
Mar 16, 2009
 
Kushiel's Scion (Imriel's Trilogy, #1)
4.17
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Mar 16, 2009
 
Kushiel's Justice (Imriel's Trilogy, #2)
4.23
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Mar 16, 2009
 
The Fetch
3.04
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Apr 23, 2009
Mar 14, 2009
 
Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical
3.44
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Jul 05, 2010
Mar 20, 2009
 
The Red Necklace (French Revolution, #1)
3.80
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Sep 18, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
 
American Psycho
3.80
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Jan 10, 2009
Jan 07, 2009
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
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Mar 23, 2009
 
Emma, Vol. 05
4.13
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Mar 24, 2009
 
The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma Doyle, #3)
3.97
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Feb 27, 2009
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