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Divergent (Divergent, #1)
This book was 486 pages long.

This book was NOT long enough.

Seriously. Every moment of this book was pure momentum. It made me want more and more from...more
Aug 14, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
Secret Son
If I had to sum this book up in one quick phrase, it would be: hauntingly beautiful.

Lalami's writing style is beautiful. Sophisticated but not too ove...more
Apr 18, 2009
Apr 14, 2009
Being Henry David
What a page-turner!

From the moment I picked up Being Henry David to the moment I finished, I could not put it down. I did sleep, but it was very begru...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
Innovera Yakov: The Journey of A Thousand Eyes
Innovera Yakov is a story about a bunch of teens in a distant world. They live together, learn together, and are tested together. Innovera Yakov is a...more
Mar 16, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Elemental Reality (Elemental, #1)
Character Interview with Callie:



Elemental Reality was a wonderful, fun read. For a book about fae...more
Aug 21, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
Looking for Alaska
I very much enjoyed John Green's take on boarding school, childhood friendships, family, tragedy, taking great leaps of faith, and teenage responsibil...more
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Rabbit Legacy
Original post and full review on my blog:

First off, this is the second book in the Rabbit series and I recomme...more
Dec 13, 2010
Oct 10, 2010
Healing Touch
I wrote this review for my blog, 100 Stars Or Less. You can see the full posting here:

This very short book is...more
Jan 28, 2011
Mar 15, 2010
The Judging (The Corescu Chronicles #1)
It is a dark and menacing night for Father Mark Corescu when he enters a burning building against all reason and comes into contact with a creature th...more
Feb 10, 2011
Dec 09, 2010
Let me begin by saying that I can’t do this book justice in the short amount of space that is THE REVIEW. The concepts presented here were too breath-...more
Mar 19, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
Rabbit: Chasing Beth Rider
Update: I have now taken more time to write a "full" review on my blog, 100 Stars or Less:

Original review from...more
Jun 28, 2010
Jun 21, 2010
Pride and Prejudice
I'm 50% through and just can't frustrate myself anymore with trying to understand Austen's writing. The story doesn't thrill me either, although I do...more
Jul 13, 2010
Jun 06, 2010
Free Four: Tobias Tells the Divergent Knife-Throwing Scene (Divergent, #1.5)
Uh...yeah. This was AWESOME! I think the knife scene was the perfect scene to write from Four's perspective and I'm glad Veronica Roth had the insight...more
Apr 25, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
Takeover: Will of the Gods (Day of Sacrifice, #4)
I had a very hard time getting into this one. I think this had mostly to do with the fact that I had to wait so long between reading Dormant and Takeo...more
Jan 2012
Mar 10, 2012
Beneath a Meth Moon

When I picked this book up I had trouble getting into it at first. It actually stayed on top of my pile, with the bookmark around page 18 for about a...more
May 22, 2012
May 22, 2012
Space Junque (Apocalypto, #1)
Original post and full review available at:

I saw this posted up on the Kindle group over at GoodReads. Science...more
Nov 17, 2010
Nov 20, 2010
The Job
The first word that comes to mind is disappointed. From the outside this book seemed well put together. It was short but seemed like it would deal wit...more
May 09, 2012
May 09, 2012
Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know: Eleven Courageous Canines Tell All
Shockingly funny, Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know is a book that isn't afraid to take risks. There's a difference between reading something f...more
Sep 11, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
Catching Jordan
Every once in a while, I just need to slow down from my normal pace of action-packed dystopian/fantasy or heart-wrenching books and read something a l...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
Carry on the Flame: Destiny's Call
I found Jodine Turner’s debut Y.A. paranormal fantasy to be both a compelling read and a fascinating look into the Celtic/Gnostic religion. In Sharay’...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
The Jinx
This started off as a fun, playful book. I was really enjoying it at the beginning. Stephen was going through all sorts of disasterous events that led...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
Jeremy Chikalto and the Hazy Souls
Jeremy Chikalto and the Hazy Souls is the strangest book I have read this year. It's probably the strangest book I've read in the past 5 years. I don'...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
Hey Nostradamus!
Okay, so a few years ago I was seeing this book everywhere. But I never actually bothered to find out what it was about. Judging it by its cover and t...more
Jun 2009
May 29, 2009
The Westing Game
I have been hearing about this book for years. About how amazing and wonderful and the how various people think it's one of the best children's books...more
Sep 2011
Sep 01, 2011
The Friday Night Knitting Club (Friday Night Knitting Club, #1)
This book is hard to describe. It's a book about people who knit, who all met at a knitting club - but it isn't a book about knitting. I guess the bes...more
Jun 18, 2009
Jun 15, 2009
A Greyhound of a Girl
On a rainy day on her way home from school, Mary is introduced to a woman who she first assumes is her new neighbor. She quickly realizes that there i...more
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
The Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets Down
This book was very powerful from a spiritual standpoint. I think my favourite character is Avis who is always so strong and wont let the devil get her...more
Nov 18, 2009
Nov 12, 2009

What a quirky, fun, meaningful ride through outer space! Supposedly a cross between The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Lewis Carol, with a...more
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Fracture (Fracture, #1)
Fracture really surprised me. I started reading it not really remembering what it was about as I didn't re-read the summary beforehand. I enjoyed the...more
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
The Whipping Boy
I thought this was an interesting tale with a nice moral for children and great historical world-building. Considering how short the book is Sid Fleis...more
Aug 26, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
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