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I want to give this book a galaxy out of five stars. This is one of the best books I have ever read and when I get home it is going straight on my Ver ...more
Jul 29, 2010
May 04, 2010
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Apparently many people like this book, and Neil Gaiman recommended the author, but I just couldn't get into it. I read nineteen pages and just wanted ...more
not set
Dec 20, 2008
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Twelfth Annual Collection
Some really neat stories in this one, and some that were not my style.

My favorites:
"Mrs Mabb," Susanna Clarke
"Due West," Rick Kennett
"Taking Loup," Br
Jul 28, 2009
Jul 29, 2009
A Companion to Wolves (Iskryne World, #1)
I picked up this book because I've been drooling over Elizabeth Bear's short stories recently; I'd never heard of Sarah Monette, so I don't think I ca ...more
Aug 06, 2009
Aug 08, 2009
Skin Trade (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #17)
Much better! Edward and Olaf are back, there's a new city to explore, new wereanimal politics to learn, and Anita actually has a case to solve. Tiger ...more
Jul 06, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
Unseen Academicals (Discworld, #37)
The problems with reading so much Pratchett (the summer after eighth grade, I went to the library every three days and read one Terry Pratchett, one L ...more
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 08, 2011
Kiss the Dead (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #21)
Inconsistent, repetitive, anticlimactic.

I liked one of the sex scenes until she said Micah's penis was several inches too long for Anita's vagina so
Sep 26, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
The Somnambulist (Domino Men #1)
I had some hopes getting into this book. It's got kind of a quirky style and some interesting characters and a pleasantly twisty plot. But somehow it ...more
Jun 08, 2010
Jun 02, 2010
Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #19)
This gets a four for some nice lines and scenes, but the rest of it doesn't really give me hope for future books. I was told this one was a return to ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth, #1)
I adore the Xanth series, and have read probably 2/3rds of it in total. I found them when I was a kid, checking out this very book from my middle scho ...more
May 2009
Jun 12, 2009
Making Money (Discworld, #36)
I'm quite behind on Discworld, so I was happy to pick this one up when I got the chance. I enjoyed it, but it's not one of my favorites so far.

Most o
Jan 08, 2010
Dec 31, 2009
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Better the second time around, since I now understand all of the jokes I missed when I was sixteen. This book is hilarious and apt in a way that defie ...more
Jan 20, 2013
Jun 18, 2008
Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #18)
I'm just going to pretend this book doesn't exist.

I didn't learn anything that hadn't already been repeated in the last seventeen books. The one glar
Jul 06, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections (The Sandman #6)
I must have read the first few stories some other time and had to send it back, or read it in the library but didn't take it home, because they were v ...more
Dec 27, 2010
Dec 21, 2010
Kushiel's Scion (Imriel's Trilogy, #1)
When I started reading this one, Nobilis told me it was a solid 8 to the first trilogy's 9. I think I'd have to agree that Kushiel's Scion did not wow ...more
Sep 07, 2009
Jul 29, 2009
Across the Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories
Decent stories. I just prefer the Old Kingdom books.
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 07, 2012
Hit List (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #20)
Boooooored. Gods why am I still reading these. This series used to be good and now it's just awful. There was maybe one passage I liked. All the chara ...more
Apr 04, 2012
Apr 04, 2012
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
Couldn't resist picking up the next Dresden Files book on my last trip to Constellation Books. It was just sitting there on the shelf, all shiny and c ...more
Oct 31, 2009
Aug 08, 2009
Kushiel's Justice (Imriel's Trilogy, #2)
I don't know whether I have disproportionate nostalgia for the first three books that leaves me unable to enjoy the latter installments as much, or if ...more
Feb 09, 2010
Jul 29, 2009
The Harlequin (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #15)
Much better than Danse Macabre. The plot is tighter. The sex isn't ridiculous. There are fewer new characters introduced and the relationships between ...more
Jun 30, 2010
Mar 22, 2010
The Case of the Pitcher's Pendant: A Billibub Baddings Mystery
I loved the first book, and the second did not disappoint. Some of the best characters from the first book return (Miranda, Mick, Al) and a host of ne ...more
Aug 03, 2009
Aug 19, 2008
A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6)
I waited a long time to read this book, because I hate reading the current last book in a series before I know whether there will be another one. I pi ...more
Oct 23, 2009
Jun 12, 2009
Weather Child
Yet another of Philippa Ballantine's books that made me cry at the end. The characters were very solid and I quickly became invested in their doings. ...more
Jun 26, 2010
May 04, 2010
Danse Macabre (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #14)
Sigh. This book gets a solid meh. I finished it just to close an open loop; I'd been halfway through it for three-and-a-half years. There were some se ...more
Feb 2010
Jan 12, 2009
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
I'm starting to notice a pattern to these books, but it didn't make this one any less enjoyable. Even if I guessed what the eventual key would be, I d ...more
Apr 29, 2010
May 04, 2010
The Graveyard Book
I adore this book. Every Neil Gaiman book I have read so far (and I have a goal to read all of them by October 2011) is superb, and The Graveyard Book ...more
Nov 2008
Jun 12, 2009
The Hobbit
I dearly adored these tapes as a child. I listened to them all the time, to the point that I could recite some passages along with the actors. "Down o ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2010
Kushiel's Mercy (Imriel's Trilogy, #3)
I can't say this book was bad, and it still gets four stars, but I am glad I'm done reading it. It should not take me 2.5 months to get through an 800 ...more
Apr 19, 2011
Jul 29, 2009
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
A classmate gave me this book for a birthday along with Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, but my mom took it away from me because the jacket summary said s ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2010
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
This is one of my favorite book series. The size of the novels and the size of the cast can be daunting, but they're worth the time investment to read ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
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