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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)
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
May 14, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
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)
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
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Jan 13, 2009
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
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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Jul 10, 2009
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
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
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Jul 26, 2009
Angelfire (Angelfire, #1)
I don't want to put up my full review yet since this book is several months away from being published. I just want to say that THIS BOOK BLEW ME AWAY. ...more
Jul 16, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
The Sky is Everywhere
This book is, quite simply, stunning. Magical, hilarious, heart breaking, passionate, real...seriously. It has captivated me and left me a slobbering, ...more
Mar 31, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
**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
The Winter Rose (The Tea Rose, #2)
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
Aug 15, 2009
Jan 13, 2009
I'm not sure how to review a book like this. It is an absolutely brilliant book, but certainly not one I can claim to have enjoyed. Who could enjoy su ...more
Jun 05, 2010
Jun 01, 2010
Stars & Stripes (Cut & Run, #6)
Stars & Stripes by Abigail Roux is the sixth in a gay romance series. In my review of the fifth book, Armed & Dangerous, I talk a little more ...more
Aug 07, 2012
May 20, 2012
I'm really glad I picked this up. Horror isn't really my thing, or at least it hasn't been. I've tried several times to read King, but so far he and I ...more
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
A Curse Dark as Gold
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
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
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
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Aug 20, 2009
Kushiel's Avatar (Phèdre's Trilogy #3)
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
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)
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
Jun 10, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
Originally posted here.

Well. It should be no secret that I have been anxiously awaiting this book since I first read The Name of the Wind back in earl
Mar 06, 2011
May 14, 2009
North and South
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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Feb 13, 2009
The First Man in Rome (Masters of Rome, #1)
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
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Feb 19, 2009
I, Coriander
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
Into the Forest
**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..
Jul 27, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
A Thousand Splendid Suns
This story is truly heartbreaking...the way women are treated is disgusting...if things like that happened here in America we'd all be sharpening our ...more
Jan 22, 2010
Feb 15, 2009
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
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
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Jan 13, 2009
Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1)
This is one of the harder reviews I've had to write...lots of mixed feelings with this one. I really enjoyed the first half or so of the book...Kelsey ...more
Jan 16, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)
Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen is the newest Robin Hood retelling. Y’all, I love the story of Robin Hood and I was extremely excited to pick this book up. I ...more
Nov 05, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
The Other Side of Us
I decided to read The Other Side of Us by Sarah Mayberry because it seems like her name has been popping up everywhere lately. Some of my favorite blo ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Nov 28, 2012
Jurassic Park
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
Rilla of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables, #8)
This is a stand-out in the series for me, I love Rilla.

If Dog Monday doesn't make you cry, I don't know what will. He breaks my heart every time.
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Oct 23, 2008
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