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Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
4.00
did not like it
Top Ten Irrational Points in hush, hush

Nora’s sex ed class begins with the teacher stating, “Human reproduction…requires mature handling. And like al
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not set
Dec 04, 2009
 
The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1)
3.81
did not like it
I am not going to hide this review under a "contains spoilers" warning, because only a very young reader completely unaware of the current trend towar ...more
not set
Apr 11, 2010
 
Something from the Nightside (Nightside, #1)
3.77
did not like it
Our first mention of the Nightside is (in my paperback edition) on page's 10 and 11 where we learn that, "The Nightside is the secret, hidden, dark he ...more
not set
Nov 15, 2009
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.15
did not like it
Cyborg Cinderella is such an awesome concept that unfortunately never made it as an awesome story. At least, not in this book. The reviews for Cinder ...more
Feb 14, 2012
Nov 25, 2011
 
Paper Towns
3.89
did not like it
The thing about Paper Towns is that I actually really like it. I like the writing, the pacing and the characters ~ all except the infamous Ms.Margo Ro ...more
Jun 17, 2010
Dec 08, 2009
 
Catching Jordan
3.86
did not like it
Catching Jordan does not do justice to the YA genre, lurve triangles, college football or girls who aspire to play traditional "boy" sports. For a be ...more
Aug 27, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
 
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
3.78
liked it
Mysterious Sexy Boy: “So Gemma, isn’t it exciting to be attending your first Grateful Dead concert?”

Gemma Doyle: “Yes, but… Jerry Garcia has been actu
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Jul 24, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen, #1)
3.73
it was amazing
Dairy Queen has got to be the best book hidden behind the worst cover/title ever. This isn’t a book I would have given a second glance at if it weren’ ...more
Jun 12, 2011
Jul 17, 2010
 
On the Beach
3.92
it was amazing
Nevil Shute’s On the Beach, originally published in 1957, is a post-apocalyptic novel which takes place in Melbourne, Australia a year or so after a n ...more
Jun 10, 2011
Jun 06, 2010
 
Bloodlines (Bloodlines, #1)
4.22
did not like it
Have you ever taken a look at the sheer number of books Richelle Mead has produced since first being published in 2007? In case you haven't, the numbe ...more
Feb 2012
Mar 01, 2011
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
4.21
did not like it
This book takes place in letter/diary form, and the reader follows 15 (about to turn 16) year old Charlie for roughly a year. We meet Charlie shortly ...more
not set
Apr 15, 2010
 
Dirty Little Secrets
3.75
it was amazing
C.J. Omololu had me at hoarding.

Megan glued to the television: *gasp* “Ewww!”
Hubby in the next room: “If it’s so disturbing, why are you watching it?”
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May 30, 2011
Aug 08, 2010
 
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
4.09
liked it
For about 90% of this book my feelings were totally ZOMG this book is cute cute cute!!! Étienne is soo dreamy! *swoon* Seriously, it is a well written ...more
Jun 30, 2012
Jul 10, 2011
 
Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters, #1)
3.56
it was ok
What a letdown :( After all of the awesome reviews on here, I expected Prophecy of the Sisters to be better. The idea is interesting, as is the twist ...more
not set
Aug 18, 2009
 
The Body Finder (The Body Finder, #1)
3.97
did not like it
I don't remember what inspired me to add this to my TBR list, but possibly I was swayed by all of the 4 & 5 star reviews. Unfortunately, there are ...more
not set
Dec 04, 2009
 
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
3.81
liked it
Due to the large amount of reviews complaining of the lack of world building, I went into Wither expecting to be disappointed. And I pretty much was, ...more
Apr 19, 2012
Oct 25, 2010
 
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
3.74
it was amazing
Excellent! I can't say how much I loved In the Woods. Fantastic mystery with enough hints thrown in that I was guessing the entire time and still didn ...more
Dec 21, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
 
The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad, #2)
4.05
it was amazing
It is amazingly difficult to articulate my feelings and write a decent review for The Likeness. The second installment of Tana French’s Dublin Murder ...more
Feb 05, 2011
Dec 21, 2010
 
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
3.82
it was ok
How is it that this book so popular and well received? Frankie Landau-Banks is a bright, witty girl with issues. Lots and lots of issues which never g ...more
Jun 22, 2011
Jul 14, 2010
 
Spellbound (Spellbound, #1)
3.88
did not like it
How, oh how did this get published? Actually, I know how… it’s called the Twilight effect. Look, there are bad books exploding off YA bookshelves ever ...more
Oct 06, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
The Magicians (The Magicians #1)
3.47
it was ok
The Goodreads synopsis for The Magicians claims that it mixes the magic of classics such as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Chronicles of N ...more
not set
Dec 18, 2009
 
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
4.18
did not like it
The story wasn't bad ~ but the writing was awful :( Early in the book, the word "I" started just about every sentence. The reader knows every move Mer ...more
Oct 27, 2009
Sep 08, 2009
 
Saving Francesca
3.96
it was amazing
So many YA authors have a cute idea with a less than perfect execution. Haven’t we all read and thought of ways to improve upon it? Or perhaps write y ...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
 
The Stephen King Collection: Stories from Night Shift
4.24
it was amazing
I can’t recommend this collection enough. Stephen King is at his best when writing short stories, and I love the unpolished, experimental style his wr ...more
Jun 2011
May 25, 2011
 
Dark Places
3.92
liked it
Devil worship in the 1980’s! Back then, I was a rebellious Catholic school student who read a lot of horror paperbacks, listened to Metallica and date ...more
not set
Jun 27, 2010
 
Only the Good Spy Young (Gallagher Girls, #4)
4.28
did not like it
Ally Carter is not finished writing this series, but I may be finished reading it. A shame, because it started out so different and positive and kind ...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 07, 2011
 
Don't Breathe a Word
3.58
liked it
Don’t Breathe a Word started off as a well written and creepy tale. Somewhere along the way the characters never became fully developed, and the crazy ...more
Aug 08, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
 
Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
3.89
really liked it
I am so not as prepared for the end of the world as I thought I was!

Years and years ago, I had a massive platonic crush on a girl named Micheala. She
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not set
May 30, 2010
 
Lonely Werewolf Girl (Kalix MacRinnalch, #1)
3.86
did not like it
The thing is, this was actually a good story ~ I liked the ideas, the history, and some of the characters. Had this story been written better and perh ...more
Aug 16, 2009
Aug 15, 2009
 
Story of a Girl
3.68
liked it
We all went to highschool with that girl. You know, the slutty one. Maybe she had sex with her boyfriend in the band room after school. Or with multip ...more
Feb 06, 2012
Dec 27, 2011
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