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The Dark Woods: A Lesbian YA Short Story Collection
4.12
it was amazing
The Dark Woods is the first collection of stories from Project Unicorn - a series of YA short stories featuring lesbian protagonists, written by Sarah ...more
Dec 24, 2012
Dec 23, 2012
 
Tides
3.65
it was amazing
Oh, wow. This is so gorgeous! I don't even know where to start!

Tides manages to be perfectly on the line between dreamy and beautifully realistic. It'
...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
 
If We Shadows
4.08
it was ok
While I think that a lot more books need to be written with trans protagonists, and am grateful to Atwood for adding to the ridiculously tiny number o ...more
Mar 19, 2014
Mar 16, 2014
 
The Summer Prince
3.59
it was amazing
I read this in one sitting because I literally could not put it down. It blew me away.

PoCs, everywhere. Gay, lesbian, and bisexual characters everywhe
...more
Mar 04, 2013
Jul 09, 2012
 
Red Rising (Red Rising, #1)
4.26
it was ok
There are enough people raving about this book all over the net that I don't think I have to add my two cents: there's absolutely no denying that Red ...more
Mar 11, 2014
Mar 08, 2014
 
Hanging by a Thread
3.24
really liked it
I LOVED this book. If it had been a little less detective-y I would have loved it a lot more, but that's personal preference only. As a book, it compl ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
 
Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
I don't often write reviews, but Eon demands one: it's so good, so beautiful, so damn amazing that it would be a crime not to let other people know ab ...more
Sep 06, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga, #1)
3.81
did not like it
The cruellest kind of story is the one that starts so beautifully. Where the beginning pages fly by so quickly they blur, and your heart begins to pou ...more
May 08, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
 
Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices, #1)
4.48
it was amazing
Since discovering that I myself am on the autism spectrum, this book has come to mean even more to me than it did the first time I read it. I'm so gra ...more
Jun 22, 2017
Dec 05, 2012
 
The Collector (Dante Walker, #1)
3.56
it was amazing
This one took me completely by surprise. I expected to hate the narrator and be annoyed by the writing style; I never thought I would finish it. But a ...more
Mar 28, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
Crewel (Crewel World, #1)
3.74
it was ok
I have one very big problem with this book. The writing is gorgeous, I can find no fault with that, but the worldbuilding? Wtff?

You have these women w
...more
Oct 23, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
Kill Me Softly (Beau Rivage, #1)
3.71
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** I've been in the middle of a hate-on for YA for a while now, especially the paranormal stuff. When I picked this one up, I was prett ...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
Cruel Beauty (Cruel Beauty Universe, #1)
3.74
it was amazing
Oh my gods.

As a myth-geek, and a lover of fairytale-retellings, and also someone who CRAVES original, wonderful female characters, CAN I JUST SAY: thi
...more
Dec 07, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
Myth, Magic and Glitter
4.29
it was amazing
I've been waiting for this collection since the authors posted the themes they had planned for each month of Project Unicorn (which, btw, entails writ ...more
Apr 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
Conjured
3.58
it was amazing
W-what did I just read? What is this INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL THING?

8D

Full disclosure: I have read Enchanted Ivy, Drink Slay Love, and Vessel before Conju
...more
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 13, 2013
 
Every in Between
3.50
liked it
I don’t usually go for novellas, because if I love a story then I want it to linger – 300 pages is generally too short for me to properly enjoy. I don ...more
Jun 25, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
 
Unspoken (The Lynburn Legacy, #1)
3.85
it was amazing
I will make this really easy for you: read this book. It's irrelevant whether or not you like YA, or gothic fiction. I profess to loathe both, but I a ...more
Sep 14, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
 
The City's Son (The Skyscraper Throne, #1)
3.61
it was ok
Okay. First off, this is a arguably a good book. I will grant it that. I particularly liked the ending, which tied in very well with the overall theme ...more
Oct 09, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
 
The Shadowhunter's Codex
4.06
really liked it
The first and most important thing is this: DO NOT BUY THE E-BOOK EDITION. The hardback (and presumably the paperback too) is a stunningly beautiful o ...more
Nov 2013
Dec 14, 2012
 
The Sweetest Spell
3.95
liked it
This book gets mega points for originality and inclusiveness! Our heroine's magical power is making chocolate (seriously, what could be better than th ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
 
Birth of the Firebringer (Firebringer, #1)
4.12
really liked it
A beautiful, unexpectedly mature and complex book; the Watership Down of unicorns. Pierce takes common tropes - a prophecy, a chosen one, an outcast p ...more
Oct 08, 2016
Oct 06, 2016
 
Plain Kate
3.74
really liked it
In all fairness, I would probably have given this book a full five stars if I was rating on quality alone - the writing is beautiful and the character ...more
Sep 16, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
When We Wake (When We Wake, #1)
3.67
it was amazing
Epic, saving-the-day lesbian and transgendered characters. PoCs. A complete lack of black and white morality. Humans being humans. Believable future. ...more
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
 
Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)
4.59
it was amazing
Just...beautiful. It ripped my heart out and made me cry, but stitched me back together again with a flawless ending. Cassandra Clare, you're a goddes ...more
Mar 21, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
 
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
4.27
it was amazing
Book one was good, but this was infinitely better. Wow. And to think I wasn't sure I liked this series! LOVE IT!
Oct 04, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
 
Archivist Wasp
3.73
it was amazing
None
Jul 30, 2015
Apr 14, 2015
 
Valiant: A Modern Faerie Tale (Modern Faerie Tales, #2)
3.92
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 17, 2011
 
Ironside (Modern Faerie Tales, #3)
4.04
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 17, 2011
 
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1)
4.09
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 17, 2011
 
The Space Between
3.82
it was amazing
None
not set
Nov 16, 2011
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