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Terrier (Beka Cooper, #1)
it was ok
This is the most recent of Tamora Pierce's books, and possibly the least hyped, and I think I know why. I can't say I was particularly enthralled by t ...more
Jan 18, 2007
May 01, 2008
Best New Paranormal Romance
liked it
This is an anthology of short stories. The quality of these stories is incredibly inconsistent. Ratings as follows:

Follow Me Light, by Elizabeth Bear
Feb 21, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
Love at First Bite (Dark-Hunter #6.5; Wild Wulfs of London #2.5; Companion #3.5)
it was ok
This was a book I picked up because I've been on a bit of an Urban Fantasy-Romance binge lately, and it could have been really wonderful. Four female ...more
Aug 28, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
Walking in Circles Before Lying Down
it was ok
This was a 'meh' book. After reading another book about dogs (Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog), I thought I'd try out this one ...more
Jul 03, 2008
Jun 27, 2008
Howling Moon  (A Tale of the Sazi, #4)
liked it
Not as exciting as the previous Sazi book I read, Moon's Fury. I think one of the downfalls of having 2 authors collaborate on a story like this is th ...more
Sep 20, 2008
Sep 21, 2008
The Golem and the Jinni (The Golem and the Jinni, #1)
really liked it
I sprinted through this novel in the Kindle format in something like 5 days, amidst work, flights, and chilling out by the pool. I was on a flight fro ...more
Jul 12, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Coveted (Coveted, #1)
it was ok
I really wanted to like this book more than I did. I like werewolves. I like love triangles (when they're done well). I like introspective characters. ...more
Jun 11, 2015
Jun 12, 2015
The Silver Kiss
it was ok
I am truly loathe to call this romance. It's a YA vampire story, again, suggested by the YA librarian at my local library. This was a disappointing re ...more
Jun 13, 2009
Jun 13, 2009
Stray (Shifters, #1)
liked it
**spoiler alert** This book very nearly made it into my "I couldn't finish it" pile. Beyond the fact that it's just unnecessarily and ridiculously lon ...more
Jan 09, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
Kitty Goes to Washington (Kitty Norville, #2)
really liked it
This tome was a real nail-biter. I think the thing that makes Kitty an interesting character amongst all the other stories out there about weres is he ...more
Aug 07, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
Smokeless Fire (Fire Spirits, #1)
it was ok
This is a "Oh Honey, NO" book. You know the type: you're reading and the main character is latched onto some sorry excuse for a guy and thinking she c ...more
May 08, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
it was amazing
Without a doubt this is the BEST independently published book I've read. I sped through it in less than a day; took the book with me to cook my dinner ...more
Jun 06, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Hollowland (The Hollows, #1)
really liked it
I'm not normally a fan of zombie stories. I worry I'll be too grossed out. But after finishing Susan Ee's Angelfall and reading her blog which pointed ...more
Jun 12, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1)
liked it
Who even knew there was a market for were-dragon romance. I was scouting the bookshelves of the romance section at the book store and found this book ...more
May 24, 2009
May 21, 2009
Binding Vows (MacCoinnich Time Travel Trilogy, #1)
it was ok
Oh Dear. This is definitely one of those romances that you read so you can tell your roommate the soap-operatic plot and have her make weird faces at ...more
May 17, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Thirteenth Child (Frontier Magic, #1)
liked it
Man, I completely loved Patricia C. Wrede's "______ with/to/for dragons" books, so when I saw that she had a new novel out, I snatched it up, even tho ...more
Jun 11, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon
liked it
This is another series of stories, though apparently inspired by a previous anthology, “My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding”. Like most anthologies, the q ...more
Feb 02, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
Montana Royalty (Whitehorse Montana, #7)
did not like it
I got more than half-way through this one before the ridiculousness of the book just became too much to handle. A foreign royal builds a palace in the ...more
not set
Feb 07, 2010
How to Ditch Your Fairy
liked it
The best way to describe this book: too much potential, not enough space for it all. Found this book in the YA section at B&N and bought it for my ...more
Dec 14, 2010
Nov 27, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
it was amazing
I put off reading this for a long time. Many of my friends were raving about it but I never picked it up until last week. I read through it in a blur. ...more
Dec 19, 2010
Nov 27, 2010
Must Love Hellhounds (Sookie Stackhouse, #9.2; Guild Hunter, #0.5; Kate Daniels, #3.5; The Guardians, #5.5)
liked it
I purchased this anthology for my kindle, not really sure what to expect. At the very least I expected hell hounds or maybe werewolves to factor heavi ...more
Dec 18, 2010
Nov 27, 2010
Significance (Significance, #1)
really liked it
Mary Sue, Ahoy! I can understand why people don't like this book... frankly, it's not very realistic and it sets teens up with some very unusual expec ...more
Jun 29, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Playing with Fire (Tales of an Extraordinary Girl, #1)
liked it
This was a very funny read. Gena Showalter does great things with a character's voice. I just didn't find the plot itself too interesting. The charact ...more
Jan 07, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
Kiss of Fire (Dragonfire, #1)
did not like it
The first in a were-dragon series by Deborah Cooke. As much as I wanted to like this book, G.A. Aiken's clumsy attempt at were-dragon romance was abou ...more
Jul 15, 2009
Jun 24, 2009
A Modern Witch (A Modern Witch, #1)
it was ok
I'd give this 2.5 stars if I could. It's not that it's bad. It's just kind of boring. This is the first book I've ever read where there is literally n ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1)
it was amazing
I took this book out at the library on a whim. And I'm glad I did, though Ms. Armstrong really left us hanging there at the end. It was exciting to wa ...more
Jan 16, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
liked it
I found this book had good reviews here on goodreads, so I wanted to give it a try. It took forever to arrive, and when the library finally had it in, ...more
Aug 06, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
The Witch Of Portobello
it was ok
I had originally seen this book on display in the top-sellers section at the Airport several summers ago and wrote it down because just the title soun ...more
Jun 22, 2008
May 02, 2008
The Awakening (Darkest Powers, #2)
it was amazing
A strong showing for Armstrong's second book in the Darkest Powers series. The action doesn't let up, though it's a bit strange coming into a novel ju ...more
Jun 08, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1)
liked it
Oh, Patty Briggs. Normally you're so good, but this was ultimately really a disappointing read, considering you wrote it. Maybe you needed a break fro ...more
Sep 29, 2008
Sep 26, 2008
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