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Here be Dragons (Welsh Princes, #1)
Surprisingly enough, I was able to find this (semi) rare book in my scant city library, and it was completely worth it.

At first, I had a real problem...more
Oct 12, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
In keeping with my Barnes and Noble binge, I also bought this wonderful book. But I am so mad that it doesn't have a family tree in the front!! I may...more
Jul 28, 2008
May 15, 2008
The Host (The Host, #1)
Once again, Stephenie Meyer delivers. She has the uncanny ability to draw in the reader and keep them at the edge of their seat. It's something not ev...more
May 2008
May 10, 2008
Water for Elephants
I was absolutely correct in thinking this would be a quick pulp-fiction read. It was enjoyable, particularly on a plane, where I sacrificed any shut-e...more
Feb 15, 2009
Oct 12, 2008
Crossed (Matched, #2)
Again, I am as frustrated with this book as I was with the first book. I really think this entire "trilogy" or whatever can be resolved in a book, but...more
Dec 17, 2011
Dec 17, 2011
The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold
Before checking books out of the library, I sit and read the first few chapters or so to gauge if I'd like the rest of the book. I am so glad I did th...more
Dec 04, 2008
Nov 30, 2008
Marilyn Monroe: The Biography
Lately, I have been quite torn in the books I have read. Donald Spoto is a wonderful biographer and quite thorough - I am quite excited to read even m...more
Dec 17, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Ender's Shadow (Ender's Shadow, #1)
Poignant and entrancing, this book put a new spin on life for me. I'm surprised I haven't been immersed in this series, before. It questioned the mean...more
Mar 03, 2010
Mar 04, 2010
The Count of Monte Cristo
I thought that the "Three Musketeers" by the same author was good, but I have to say, "The Count of Monte Cristo" takes the cake. It is a book fraught...more
Apr 2008
May 10, 2008
To the Lighthouse
Although this book is immensely slow in the first half, I felt like I could truly relate to the characters, particularly right now in my life, when on...more
Feb 15, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
My Sister's Keeper
**spoiler alert** This novel strongly reminded me of The Memory Keeper's Daughter, in that there were controversial family issues that threatened to s...more
May 27, 2009
May 06, 2009
The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2)
I found a copy of this book through sheer curiosity from all the intriguing commercials for the upcoming tv series. Unfortunately, I was sorely disapp...more
not set
Aug 10, 2009
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Just like I knew I would, I couldn't put this darnded book down. It is possibly just as addicting as the first time I read Twilight, except with plent...more
Jan 28, 2009
Dec 28, 2008
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
**spoiler alert** Initially, I did not like this book because of the lack of Edward appearances. After reading it through a couple of times, it has be...more
May 2007
May 10, 2008
The Seer and the Sword (Healer and Seer, #1)
I read this book for a Book Challenge. This is a tale fraught with adventure, romance and the "super-natural". A book I would read again and again .
Oct 2006
May 10, 2008
Atonement was the sort of book that I felt moved two steps ahead, but by the next chapter, took a step back to relive the moment in anothers point of...more
May 20, 2009
Apr 13, 2009
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
This book, I'll admit, is more of a kicks-and-giggles book. Nonetheless, this book is eons beyond any pulp fiction (Like Twilight, which I'm going to...more
Nov 19, 2008
Nov 16, 2008
The Princess
I am not going to lie, I picked this book up mostly because the protagonist's name was Shelby and because I am not quite over my obsession with royalt...more
Mar 21, 2009
Mar 21, 2009
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
**spoiler alert** This book has definitely made its way into my List of Favorite Books, something that is not easily done. I can see why Sally would h...more
Oct 26, 2008
Aug 06, 2008
Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
I recently read this book (read: finished thirty minutes ago) and I hate to admit it, but it is not as swell as I previously thought. Don't get me wro...more
not set
May 11, 2008
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
I finally caved and borrowed this book from the library. I actually got my paws on a special illustrated version, and it has only made the book that m...more
Jan 28, 2009
May 10, 2008
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
The first time I read this book, I was done with it in less than 24 hours, it was that intriguing. The second time I read it, I was still in love with...more
May 21, 2007
May 10, 2008
Brisingr  (The Inheritance Cycle, #3)
After reading Dawn's comment, I noticed that this book indeed has a lot of violence, and unfortunately it is quite graphic and gruesome. I personally...more
Sep 27, 2008
May 10, 2008
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
Unlike the entire Harry Potter series, I don't think I could ever sit down and read this book again.
It was good the first time around... just like it...more
Aug 02, 2008
May 10, 2008
Matched (Matched, #1)
Matched is one of those storylines that keep you up til 3am (on a school night!) without you even knowing it. I'm not sure what is with the recent iro...more
Oct 31, 2011
Nov 11, 2011
Sense and Sensibility
Out of all of Jane Austen's books that I have read (okay, only Pride and Prejudice) Sense and Sensibility is probably the one least involved with roma...more
May 2008
May 10, 2008
Cheaper by the Dozen
This is one of those books that you can read again and again and still laugh out loud. Unlike today's definition of what is hilarious, this book is cl...more
Jan 2001
Aug 04, 2008
The Scarlet Pimpernel (The Scarlet Pimpernel, #1)
I have to admit, when I started reading this book, I was thoroughly immersed in the French Revolution, and other things related to France. However, yo...more
Sep 2007
May 10, 2008
Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess, #1)
I was really conflicted with this book. I read it in a flat two hours (that I should have been studying !!!!) and I was expecting a lot more than what...more
not set
Dec 05, 2008
The Appeal
**spoiler alert** I immensely enjoyed this novel, from start to finish. Not only did it (re)pique my interest in law, it also kept me intrigued in the...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 01, 2009
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