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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)
4.55
Originally posted here.

This is definitely one of my new favorite books, so if you're a friend of mine, prepare to have me brutally push it on you unti
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May 14, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
Ugh. This was a horrible book, I haven't disliked something this much in a long time. I'm giving it two stars because I was at least compelled enough ...more
May 29, 2009
Mar 24, 2009
 
The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose, #1)
4.16
This book has faults. The story was pretty far fetched at times-but I suppose in kind of an endearing "fairy tale" way (which is funny, since a great ...more
not set
Jan 13, 2009
 
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
4.15
I'm currently reading the third book in this series, so my review will probably end up being pretty general over what I've read so far.

I think the mar
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not set
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
I have this really funny picture in my head of Stieg Larsson having had a list mounted on the wall of his office, and I can just see him going down an ...more
not set
Jul 26, 2009
 
The Winter Rose (The Tea Rose, #2)
4.29
Jennifer Donnelly does it again! She is definitely at the top of my favorite authors list.

One of the main things that kept me from being 100% in love
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Aug 15, 2009
Jan 13, 2009
 
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
4.10
**spoiler alert** This is a fantastic YA fantasy story. I would recommend it to anyone that loves the genre, and especially to people that loved Twili ...more
Mar 2009
Feb 11, 2009
 
A Curse Dark as Gold
3.55
I bought this book expecting to fall in love with it, and it did not let me down. It was an incredible story, and my head is spinning with everything ...more
May 09, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
 
The Loop
3.89
This has been recommended to me by several friends here on GR, and while I trust their judgment...I still didn't expect to fall in love with this stor ...more
May 06, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
 
Ride the Wind
4.38
This book was recommended by a good friend of mine, and she hasn't steered me wrong yet. This book will break your heart. First it will make you sick, ...more
not set
Aug 20, 2009
 
Kushiel's Avatar (Phèdre's Trilogy #3)
4.38
I stayed up until 8 o'clock in the morning to finish this book. I literally could not put it down, it didn't even occur to me. This book was fan-freak ...more
Sep 18, 2009
Aug 05, 2009
 
Skeletons at the Feast
3.97
I can handle reading a lot of fantasy violence and torture, because, no matter how connected to the characters I am-I know on some level as I’m readin ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.19
I want to beat myself up because I waited so long to start this series.

No wait...*pat on the back* I waited until all the books were out, so I should
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Jun 10, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
 
North and South
4.13
Think Pride and Prejudice is as good as it gets? Think you can't dream up a better romantic hero than Mr. Darcy?

Immediately read this, and understand
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not set
Feb 13, 2009
 
I, Coriander
3.80
This book is magnificent, really. I am in awe of Sally Gardner, who didn't even learn how to read or write until she was 14 due to dyslexia! She sure ...more
May 24, 2009
May 02, 2009
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.07
Stieg Larsson was so passionate about the things he wrote about, his entire belief system is laid out for the world to see. What a shame he isn't here ...more
not set
Jan 13, 2009
 
Into the Forest
3.84
**spoiler alert** This book is weird.

For the first 100 pages or so, I loved loved LOVED the story. Its a scary portrayal of the breakdown of America..
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Jul 27, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
 
Jurassic Park
3.89
I'm really surprised by how much I enjoyed this book! I have seen the movie several times, and always enjoy it...and now I appreciate it even more, be ...more
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
 
Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, #9)
4.01
***Spoilers***

Well, I am thrilled that Eric and Sookie's relationship is back, sorta. But nothing is really ever how it appears in this series, and no
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May 08, 2009
Jan 06, 2009
 
The First Man in Rome (Masters of Rome, #1)
4.05
This book is just...a collosal achievement. The Thornbirds is just "eh" for me, her take on P&P made me really appreciate her as a skilled author ...more
not set
Feb 19, 2009
 
Poison Study (Study, #1)
4.17
This book is amazing. I give two types of books 5 stars. The first type is one where the book feels personal, like I relate to the characters and the ...more
Jun 02, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
 
Daughter of the Forest  (The Sevenwaters Trilogy, #1)
4.28
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier tells the story of Sorcha and her six older brothers. See, Sorcha should have been the seventh son of a sev ...more
Apr 26, 2009
Feb 27, 2009
 
Looking for Alaska
4.15
I think this is a 5 star book, I really do. It was fabulous, and I think-overall-had a good message. I'm giving it 3 stars because I never felt connec ...more
Jun 17, 2009
May 29, 2009
 
The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet
2.76
Okay...you can obviously see from all the other reviews that this is not the most popular of Pride and Prejudice sequels. Darcy and Elizabeth do not s ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
So I have this picture in my head right now of Suzanne Collins...I can see her on her computer reading various reviews of Hunger Games and seeing that ...more
Sep 08, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
 
A Northern Light
3.82
Lyrical. Captivating. Haunting.

All the different facets of this novel add up to make one of the best stories I have ever read. From the very first pag
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Jun 2009
May 16, 2009
 
Tears of Pearl (Lady Emily, #4)
3.69
This is the first book of this series I've actually reviewed since I read the others before joining Goodreads, but that hasn't stopped me from recomme ...more
Jul 25, 2010
Mar 18, 2009
 
Silent in the Sanctuary (Lady Julia, #2)
4.06
I have never read a series where I felt more like the whole series could have been read all through as one (huge, though it would be) book. The chemis ...more
Jun 27, 2009
Jun 26, 2009
 
Kushiel's Chosen (Phèdre's Trilogy, #2)
4.31
I was almost scared to read this, because I was just sure it wouldn't be able to measure up to Kushiel's Dart. If I'd known how wrong I was, I wouldn' ...more
Sep 17, 2009
Aug 05, 2009
 
I Capture the Castle
3.99
This is a book about Cassandra. About her life...and about life in general, really. Her reflections are so real and insightful. Honesty is the main fo ...more
Feb 15, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
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