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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.56
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...more
May 14, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.13
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)
4.19
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...more
not set
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.18
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
 
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...more
Aug 15, 2009
Jan 13, 2009
 
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
4.11
**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 Sky is Everywhere
4.10
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
 
Stars & Stripes (Cut & Run, #6)
4.64
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
 
A Curse Dark As Gold
3.56
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
 
Skeletons at the Feast
3.96
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
 
Horns
3.90
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
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.17
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...more
Jun 10, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
 
Into the Forest
3.86
**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.....more
Jul 27, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
 
I, Coriander
3.79
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
 
Kushiel's Avatar (Phèdre's Trilogy #3)
4.39
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
 
Ride the Wind
4.40
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
 
The Other Side of Us
3.67
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
 
Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)
4.05
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
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
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 First Man in Rome (Masters of Rome, #1)
4.03
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
 
Jurassic Park
3.84
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
 
Touch & Geaux (Cut & Run, #7)
4.64
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...more
Mar 29, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
The Night Circus
3.99
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a celebration of magic. From the splendor to the ornamental to the oddities, magic is showcased in various way...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
 
Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower, #4)
4.21
Well, I got about two-thirds of the way through this sucker, and then set it down for over a week and a half. I wasn't bored exactly, the Roland flash...more
May 28, 2010
May 13, 2010
 
Celebrity in Death (In Death, #34)
4.21
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
 
The Mephisto Covenant: The Redemption of Ajax
3.87
The Mephisto Covenant by Trinity Faegen is the first book of a new paranormal series about a group of sons of Hell and their hope for redemption throu...more
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
Looking for Alaska
4.23
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
 
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...more
Jun 2009
May 16, 2009
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