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The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
it was amazing

I'm running out of superlatives.

Seriously, after praising The Well of Ascension as a reader's dream book, I was worried. What would I say if The Hero
Aug 06, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
did not like it
EDIT: 14 Dec. 2012. I no longer get notifications for the comments. Feel free to duke it out with each other; just don't expect me to respond.

Nov 10, 2011
Feb 04, 2009
Finale (Hush, Hush, #4)
ETA: My feelings on the cover.

Seriously though - stiff posing, random shirtlessness, and I'm pretty sure the wind is blowing her hair one direction (b
not set
Oct 01, 2011
Nightshade (Nightshade #1; Nightshade World #4)
did not like it
This book is preposterous, degrading, and offensive to strong women everywhere.
There. If you disagree passionately with that statement, you will be of
Jan 19, 2011
Feb 16, 2010
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
it was ok
Let me start by saying that I know numerous people who liked or loved this book, and that I see why someone would and I mean no disrespect to your opi ...more
Jun 15, 2011
Aug 16, 2010
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
it was amazing
Note to self: You are no longer allowed to bring books this good on family road trips. It makes you antisocial. You ignore the great views outside the ...more
Jun 06, 2011
Dec 02, 2009
Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, #2)
it was amazing
March 5th: Done with first readthrough. It was, in fact, more perfect than expected. I only cried a little bit; mostly afterwards I just have this fee ...more
Mar 05, 2014
Sep 16, 2011
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
did not like it
I have forty eight sticky notes.
Well, forty nine, I suppose, since I use the little white backing thing too. They're quite nice sticky notes, designed
Sep 2010
Nov 04, 2009
Halo (Halo, #1)
did not like it
Halo is a truly epic tale. Set in a dystopian world which has been ravaged by war, it follows two people: Bethany, an angel sent to riot-torn Los Ange ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Jun 03, 2010
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
did not like it
Pictures have been fixed, hopefully for forever.

Right. This is going to be totally tongue-in-cheek, or at least mostly, because I don't feel
May 18, 2011
Aug 26, 2008
Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1)
did not like it
Edit: 9/27/2014 Retroactively reducing my ratings for these books because when I first read them I did not notice the racism/cultural appropriation.

Dec 30, 2011
Dec 14, 2010
Elantris (Elantris, #1)
it was amazing
Warning: the review that follows is terribly unprofessional (you know, in the way that no one ever bitches about for some reason) and full of love and ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Mar 16, 2010
The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1)
it was amazing
Edit: Re-read in May 2014, but leaving original review standing because it still expresses my feelings perfectly.
Edit x2, January 2016: Having read so
May 06, 2014
Feb 23, 2011
Brightly Woven
it was amazing
Review as of second reading:

I've said it before and I'll say it again: This book is like chocolate.
But this time, I'll elaborate.

You know that first p
Apr 06, 2011
Dec 05, 2009
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush: The Graphic Novel, #1)
Sorry, BB, but OH SHIT NO.

The only good thing about this book is that that placeholder cover confirmed one of my assertions: baseball caps are not hot
not set
May 12, 2011
The Blue Sword (Damar, #1)
it was amazing
Added at the bottom: the perfect song for this book. Seriously, if it's ever made into a movie, this song should be in the trailer.

The description on
Jun 17, 2011
Aug 27, 2008
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
it was amazing
This is That Book.

You know the one.

The one you've daydreamed about.

The one you hope, deep in your little reader heart, you'll finally find.

The one wit
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Fallen (Fallen, #1)
did not like it
EDIT: Forgot to add original half-started review at the end. Fixed!

Some time back I postulated on Facebook that all YA PNRs were trying to be the Doct
Mar 07, 2011
Dec 14, 2009
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
did not like it
Full review still in progress, but here's approximately the first half... pre-reading comments at the end.

EDIT: Okay, I'm never going to finish this t
Feb 19, 2011
May 13, 2010
Clariel (Abhorsen, #4)
liked it
First of all, let me get this out of the way: everyone calling Clariel - the character - names can shut the hell up. I'm pissed as hell at the number ...more
Nov 06, 2014
Apr 22, 2009
The Alloy of Law (Mistborn, #4)
it was amazing
Fair warning: I am a massive Sanderson fangirl. This is a fair approximation of my behavior whenever I read one of his books:

I babble at people who ha
Jan 20, 2012
May 15, 2011
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
did not like it
Welp, this Popular YA Series sure isn't for me. And when I say 'isn't for me' I mean 'sometimes I was reading this and it was so painfully, agonizingl ...more
Jul 10, 2015
Jan 07, 2011
The Scorpio Races
liked it
Edit: I feel it worth nothing that this is my 250th Goodreads review. Yay milestones!

This is the first time I've felt even a little guilty about not l
Aug 11, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
The Abyss Surrounds Us (The Abyss Surrounds Us, #1)
it was amazing
Update: oops. It's been a while since I've done a NetGalley review. Anyway -
A copy of this book was provided to me by the publisher via NetGalley in e
Oct 14, 2015
Jul 06, 2015
Wild Magic (Immortals, #1)
it was amazing
I literally don't remember when I read my first Tamora Pierce book. All I can tell you is that it was Alanna: The First Adventure and it was probably ...more
May 10, 2011
Oct 01, 2008
Liar's Moon (Thief Errant, #2)
it was amazing

Yes. Yes indeed, Mr. Spock.

First things first, I cannot believe the ending of this book. The GALL. Oh, the gall. I'll give Ms. Bunce credit: she has b
Apr 22, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
Secret History (Mistborn, #3.5)
it was amazing
Alright, I'm gonna say it: you really shouldn't read this book unless you've read most, if not all, of the rest of the Cosmere. I know Sanderson's int ...more
Jan 30, 2016
Jan 30, 2016
The Bands of Mourning (Mistborn, #6)
it was amazing
This review will be split into several parts, organized by spoiler level. If you do not meet at least a given level of spoilers, do not read that sect ...more
Jan 28, 2016
Jan 27, 2016
All Our Wrong Todays
did not like it
I’ve struggled for a while to review this book because, on the one hand, I detested it and I don’t want to spend extra time thinking about it - but on ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Nov 04, 2016
Epitaph Road
it was ok
Yeah, so I'm going to spoil the hell out of this book; but for good reason, and you should read the spoilers even if you haven't read the book because ...more
not set
Mar 10, 2010
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