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Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1)
3.70
It had its moments. I rather liked Donia, Keenan was all right. i found Seth unbearably lame and patronising; unbalanced relationships like that are r ...more
Jun 2007
Jun 16, 2007
 
Lud-in-the-Mist
3.86
Absolutely brilliant. Gorgeous, gorgeous writing. I need to write a real review of this. I loved this book to bits.
Jan 2007
Jun 27, 2007
 
The Etched City
3.63
fantastic character work. gorgeous, vivid, poignant prose. most characters are brilliant, though i fail to understand the purpose of Beth. I think I w ...more
May 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
The Harsh Cry of the Heron: The Last Tale of the Otori
3.90
about 100 pages in and oh dear how i wish i didn't have to read every book in a series i have once started (*kicks ocd*). i don't think I’ll like it a ...more
not set
Jun 09, 2007
 
Melusine (Doctrine of Labyrinths, #1)
3.64
well, *i* liked it. we can go in circles discussing Mildmay's "overproduced" dialect, but if you--like me--like the character, you won't mind. if you ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, #1)
4.04
the author asks "the purists" not to judge, as she didn't aim for historical accuracy in her fictionalised "japan". well, i'm certainly no purist, but ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Guards! Guards! (Discworld, #8; City Watch #1)
4.28
Pratchett takes a while to grow on you. You have to stick with it until you get past the "oh for god sakes will you stop trying to be funny already" a ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
The Virtu (Doctrine of Labyrinths, #2)
4.00
Oh i so wish Monette made a different choice of the place to break the first book, because I think it fazed out some readers. I read the two back-to-b ...more
not set
Jun 09, 2007
 
Naughts & Crosses (Noughts & Crosses, #1)
4.24
now this book packed a punch and delivered it with perfect precision. one could say that certain things (i'm really trying to avoid spoilers here and ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party
3.48
it was a huge, huge disappointment to me. I was setting up to love it, after "Feed" and "Thirsty", but tALoCNTttN is predictable and trite. The punch ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Cloud of Sparrows
3.97
I loved this book. Matsuoka's minimalist prose is absolutely gorgeous. The book is pure unadulterated fun to read, the plot is great. I loathed one of ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Checkmate (Noughts & Crosses, #3)
4.14
it's-- well, it's not as good as the first two books in the trilogy. Checkmate has good stuff in it, but comparing to N&C and KE it just isn't on ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Brilliance of the Moon (Tales of the Otori, #3)
4.00
this may be slighly spoiler-y:



you know how sometimes you can't finish a project and wish you could just have everything blow-up and ta da the end? ye
...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Knife Edge (Noughts & Crosses, #2)
4.05
the sequel is even better than its predecessor and that's saying a lot. blackman digs deep and doesn't spare her readers any heartbreak, any raw pain. ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
The Banquet Bug: A Novel
3.30
I can't begin describing Yan's brilliance. I wish wish wish she either wrote more in English, or more of her novels got translated.
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
4.14
there's a reason why one shouldn't re-read books she loved as a teenager. hindsight, man, hindsight.
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.99
it could've been a great book, if only m.atwood weren't so damn smug and full of herself. alas.
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Grass for His Pillow (Tales of the Otori, #2)
3.99
i hoped the trilogy would get better as it progresses. i was wrong.
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
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Feb 07, 2014
 
A Concise History of the Crusades
3.90
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Jun 28, 2009
 
The Mirador (Doctrine of Labyrinths, #3)
3.97
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not set
Apr 10, 2009
 
Valiant (Modern Faerie Tales, #2)
3.91
None
Jan 2007
Jun 09, 2007
 
Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
3.92
None
Jan 2007
Jun 09, 2007
 
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
3.62
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not set
Feb 22, 2009
 
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1)
4.04
None
Jan 2006
Jun 09, 2007
 
Empress
3.67
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not set
Jan 10, 2009
 
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
4.04
None
Jan 2007
Jun 09, 2007
 
Cereus Blooms at Night
3.88
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not set
Jan 23, 2010
 
Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide
4.43
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not set
Feb 26, 2009
 
1984
4.10
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not set
Feb 07, 2014
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