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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
 
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
4.16
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 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
 
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 Sky is Everywhere
4.07
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
 
Angelfire (Angelfire, #1)
3.95
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 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)
4.01
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 Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.56
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
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Mar 06, 2011
May 14, 2009
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.31
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
 
Poison Study (Study, #1)
4.18
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
 
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
 
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
 
Celebrity in Death (In Death, #34)
4.24
As I’ve talked about many times before on the blog, the In Death books are my all time favorite series. The newest installment, Celebrity in Death by ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
Touch & Geaux (Cut & Run, #7)
4.59
This review is completely spoiler free, but to check out my full review (including slight spoilers), check it out on my blog!

This series is a favorite
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Mar 29, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
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
 
Rilla of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables, #8)
4.13
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.
not set
Oct 23, 2008
 
Nine Coaches Waiting
4.00
Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart has been on my radar for quite awhile. I even have it on my Project Fill in the Gaps list. That, along with the c ...more
Jan 20, 2012
Mar 15, 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
 
Anne of Green Gables
4.20
This was my first book love, and will probably continue to be the greatest as well. I have re-read it more then any other book combined most likely. T ...more
not set
Oct 23, 2008
 
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
 
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
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