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The Language of Flowers
4.06
4.75/5

Flowery book jacket

edit: being made into movie

"for eight years i dreamed of fire. trees ignited as i passed them, oceans burned. the sugary smoke settled in m
...more
Jun 09, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
 
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1)
4.20

shitlisted
probably one of the WORST books i've read in awhile.

abby is whining all the time and she's this rare snowflake who meets the infamous bad b...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
Nothing
3.78
just this week -- i was riding the bus on my way to school. and as i was sitting there and pondering about life (aren't i the intellectual?), i notice...more
Apr 13, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
 
How to Say Goodbye in Robot
3.84
I finished reading the last page.
Closed the book.
Got mad & felt sad. Then got mad for feeling sad.

Bea (Robot Girl) & Jonah (Ghost Boy) both we...more
May 30, 2010
Nov 22, 2009
 
The Mad Scientist’s Daughter
3.80

i
am
in
love.

cassandra rose clarke squished my heart into a bloody pulp in the palms of her hands. thank you! and moar please?
Jul 14, 2013
Sep 22, 2012
 
Raw Blue
3.69
3.25/5


no means NO
Sep 04, 2011
Jun 02, 2011
 
The Space Between
3.83
2.5/5

cover
the cover sums the story of the book in just one picture up: dark, creepy, terrifying, but also with flashes of beauty. i get goosebumps jus...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
3.93
3/5

you can love someone
without it being like that.
you keep them a stranger,
a stranger who's a friend.
- capote

please ignore vera dietz reminds me a...more
Nov 20, 2011
Oct 22, 2010
 
It's Kind of a Funny Story
4.15
3.75/5





Aug 25, 2010
Aug 21, 2010
 
Chopsticks
3.63
glory is a piano prodigy. after her mother died, she retreated into her music. her father raised her with the goal of playing sold-out shows at carneg...more
May 10, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
 
Friday Brown
3.91
4.75/5

so much sadness.
tears and snot dripping.
what have you done to me?

(view spoiler)...more
Oct 08, 2012
May 10, 2012
 
Winter's Bone
3.93
2.75/5



i wouldn’t say the film improved upon the book, but rather, it revealed the limits of my own imagination, which is what good adaption can do. th...more
Aug 02, 2013
Feb 13, 2012
 
Oliver Twist
3.81
oliver twist was a pain in the ass to read, with its slow paced writing it took all my will to keep reading. it was a tough struggle, but i won. olive...more
Nov 03, 2009
Nov 04, 2009
 
The Sea of Tranquility
4.44
2.75/5

the slut shaming always makes me angry. and there is some of that going on (girls > girls, boys > girls):
i watch people a lot. normally it
...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
 
The Butterfly Clues
3.63


lo's brother died and the whole family still hasn't coped with the loss. falling into this dark abyss, where they distance themselves from each other...more
Sep 11, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
 
The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious Year I Truly, Completely Lost It
3.77
3.75/5

apart from the shocking twist and abrupt ending, which i was not so fond of, i love how the author effortlessly blended the humour with the dram...more
Jul 08, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
 
In the Shadow of Blackbirds
3.92
4.5/5

it frightens even the dead
☺ name: mary shelley black
☺ character: mary shelley black
☺ goggles
☺ mary's bluntness
☺ mary's love for science
☺ stephen's anagrams
☺ spirit photog...more
Aug 03, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
 
Under the Light (Light, #2)
3.80
you know god? he can be a real piece of work sometimes with a lot of mood swings.

or to borrow richard dawkins words: "is arguably the most unpleasant...more
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
 
Blue Asylum
3.59
3.5/5

19th century: iris, a plantation owner's wife is sent away to an asylum to "cure" her of her madness. as soon as she's there, she already plans h...more
Dec 02, 2012
Dec 02, 2012
 
A Monster Calls
4.25
3.75/5




learn to live with your fears
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 11, 2011
 
Homo Faber
3.78
i truly hate this book! i had to read it in class once and create a frikking presentation. my mood drops several degrees when only thinking about this...more
Jan 2006
Aug 25, 2009
 
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1)
4.13
1.5/5

too pretty to ignore

(view spoiler)
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Nov 2011
Jan 08, 2011
 
Some Girls Are
3.90
imagine my surprise, after the disappointing cracked up to be. this book shook me to the bones. it was absolutely painfully horrible in an honest kind...more
Oct 11, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
 
Shut Out
3.76
2.75/5

book pairings:
Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg Not That Kind Of Girl by Siobhan Vivian

quote (girls talking about sex)
“It’s so screwed up, the standards,” Kelsey said abruptly, tossing a pillow toward the ground
...more
Nov 08, 2011
May 13, 2011
 
Amber House (Amber House, #1)
3.90
3.5/5

"read me a story", he demanded. [..]

sam climbed into his berth, and i squeezed in beside him, so he could see the pictures and follow along as i
...more
Dec 09, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36

(c) alison scarpulla

movie news:
Sophie Nelisse is to play the title character of Liesel Meminger. Oscar-nominated actor Geoffrey Rush and War Horse ac
...more
not set
May 26, 2008
 
Night Beach
3.62
1.75/5

sure sense of mood and tone, the actual storyline left me rather indifferent to any of the characters. confusing mess of a book. unintelligible...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
 
According to Jane
3.37
The story switches back and forth the whole book through. It's told in 1st person from Ellie's point of view.

At the beginning, Ellie is 15. And this i...more
Jan 05, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
Comfort Food
3.69
1.25/5

I practically ran to the mirror and wished I hadn't. My eyes looked too haunted to be mine. Where did my soul go? I couldn't see it anymore.

# -...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
 
Graffiti Moon
3.89
3.5/5

Oct 17, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
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