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Bumped (Bumped, #1)
I did another video review for this one (and if you want to watch it, you can here.) But if you're not into video reviews, here's a brief written r
Apr 05, 2011
Dec 28, 2010
Matched (Matched, #1)
3 for enjoyment, 2 for substance.

Warning: I'm not sure if this turned out to be a review or a philosophical discussion, or some freaky lovechild of th
Nov 17, 2010
Jul 05, 2010
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
I am a big fan of dystopic & post-apocalyptic fiction, and The Knife of Never Letting Go is one of the most compelling pieces of dystopia I have r ...more
Jun 04, 2009
May 13, 2009
Inside Out (Insider, #1)
Okay. Let's begin with the fact that I got a digital copy of this early, which -- no, no, no, let's go back farther. Let's begin with the fact that I ...more
Mar 24, 2010
Mar 12, 2009
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
This seems to be one of those books that gets really mixed reactions. I've read more than a few rants that complain of the writing style (present tens ...more
Oct 23, 2009
May 03, 2009
Uglies: Shay's Story (Uglies: Graphic Novel #1)
Is this necessary? Probably not.
Will I read it? Yes.
not set
Dec 06, 2011
The Host (The Host, #1)
I have read this twice now (once for bookclub), and even though I was more critical this time, and even though I have friends that want to hate on Mey ...more
May 17, 2008
May 12, 2008
Hater (Hater, #1)
It's difficult for me to explain this book without giving away something vital. But I'll try anyway.
Oct 2010
Sep 26, 2010
Because It Is My Blood (Birthright, #2)
Maybe even a 5.
And I couldn't even tell you why...Though of course, when I get around to reviewing it, I'm certainly going to try. ;D

Jun 07, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1)
I am bound to judge any story that uses Persuasion pretty harshly. I can't help myself; I'm a huge Persuasion fan, and there haven't been enough adapt ...more
Jul 08, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
Stormdancer was one of my most eagerly anticipated reads of this year, between the excellent premise and the endless rave reviews I kept seeing
Sep 06, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Oh. My. Effing. God.

Sep 13, 2009
Sep 01, 2009
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I don't know how I managed to forget to put my review up, considering I wrote it months ago...


Briefly: Katniss Everdeen is a 16 year old girl f
Aug 31, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
Slated (Slated, #1)
With dystopian books being as popular as they are right now, it always makes me a little wary when I pick one up. I mean, I love them, don't get me wr ...more
May 02, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Legend (Legend, #1)
I wanted to like this so much more than I did. It felt really flat and shallow in the development, and there was a level of coincidence and over-th
Jan 27, 2015
Jun 25, 2011
How I Live Now
Fifteen year old Daisy is a troubled New Yorker sent to England to stay with relatives she doesn't really know -- her aunt Penn and her children, Edmo ...more
Apr 21, 2010
Mar 05, 2010
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Wow. Just -- wow.
Aug 27, 2010
Dec 09, 2009
All These Things I've Done (Birthright, #1)
There has been a huge upswing in the amount of dystopian and dystopian-like books written in the past few years. Some are excellent. Some have excelle ...more
Sep 13, 2011
Oct 13, 2010
The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker, #2)
One of mybiggestselling points in any book is tension. I talk a lot in my reviews about tension, and generally it's because I'm talking about the lack ...more
May 21, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
If I don't shout maybe I can save myself, save the rest of us. But I don't know how I can just look on and watch a murder. Can you do that? Can you l
Feb 15, 2013
Nov 15, 2012
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
This book made me paranoid. Still. It’s a lasting effect that will have you looking over your shoulder and doubting whether you really want to be a pa ...more
May 21, 2009
May 20, 2009
Dark Parties
It's hard to know where to start with Dark Parties. There were times I really liked it and times I had serious reservations. Dark Parties starts off i ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
I am a Margaret Atwood fan, and I am trying to do a "best of sci-fi summer" and I wanted to read this book for the simple fact that she wrote it, but ...more
May 07, 2008
May 04, 2008
The Handmaid's Tale
This is one of my favorite books, and its one of those that remains open-ended and debatable, which I like if done well. A great read for anyone who f ...more
Oct 2007
Apr 28, 2008
I read this book as the first in what I intended to be a "best of sci-fi summer," and though I don't know if I will stick to that, this was a good fir ...more
Apr 27, 2008
Apr 28, 2008
Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)
I'm resting around 3.5 stars right now, and haven't decided whether to round up or down, so rating to come whenever the review does.
Things I really l
Jan 15, 2014
Jul 30, 2011
The Chaos (Numbers, #2)
In my review of Rachel Ward's first book, Numbers, I talked about how impressed I was with the story that she had crafted, and the raw, unflinching fe ...more
Mar 10, 2011
Mar 02, 2011
Plus One
This requires a pretty bug willing suspension of disbelief, but I was willing to make the leap, and REALLY enjoyed it as a result.
Feb 27, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright, #3)
My god, I've loved this series.
Feb 06, 2014
May 19, 2013
The City of Ember (Book of Ember, #1)
City of Ember is about a colony of people who live in the year 241. Their small city is on the verge of disaster: supplies are running out and they ma ...more
May 02, 2009
Apr 15, 2009
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