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Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
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...more
not set
Dec 04, 2009
The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1)
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
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)
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
Something from the Nightside (Nightside, #1)
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
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Nov 15, 2009
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
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...more
Jul 24, 2011
May 22, 2011
Catching Jordan
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
Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen, #1)
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
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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
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Apr 15, 2010
Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters, #1)
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
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Aug 18, 2009
The Body Finder (The Body Finder, #1)
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
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Dec 04, 2009
Dirty Little Secrets
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?”...more
May 30, 2011
Aug 08, 2010
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
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
On the Beach
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
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
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 Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
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
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Dec 18, 2009
Saving Francesca
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
Dark Places
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
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Jun 27, 2010
The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad, #2)
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
Paper Towns
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
Hare Moon (The Forest of Hands and Teeth)
I'm wavering between 2 and 3 stars here, but because Carrie Ryan has written this story quite a few times already... 2 stars it is.

Don't get me wrong...more
Mar 2012
Jun 25, 2011
The Stephen King Collection: Stories from Night Shift
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
Don't Breathe a Word
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
Before I Go To Sleep
Amnesia, mystery, debut author… I’m a cynical girl and was expecting this combination to go wrong, but I was pleasantly surprised by Before I Go to Sl...more
Aug 11, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
The Replacement
The Replacement started out so strong; cool, creepy and a little disturbing. The story takes place in a small town where children are abducted and the...more
Oct 24, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
Tales of the Madman Underground
Have you ever watched the show How I Met Your Mother? The show features Ted, a hopeless romantic, as he is telling his teenage kids the story of how h...more
Feb 13, 2012
Apr 09, 2010
A young, naive, and insecure heroine swept away by an older, mysterious and wealthy man. Isolated mansion. Creepy servants. The overwhelming influence...more
Oct 28, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
Two stars... I'm certainly in the minority here! This book did keep me captivated ~ I read it in a day and was bed awake for a long time because I cou...more
not set
Mar 02, 2010
The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist, #1)
The Monstrumologist is a literary fiction YA horror which also happens to be a Printz Honor.

What? You wanted more than that for a review? Hmm… The M...more
May 24, 2011
Oct 25, 2010
The Marbury Lens (The Marbury Lens, #1)
I finished The Marbury Lens so very long ago, and now I am afraid that a review written weeks after having initially read the book simply won't do it...more
Sep 06, 2011
Jul 04, 2011
Story of a Girl
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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