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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
3.93
I liked the factual information but man, the author's habit of being self-congratulatory and dwelling on himself kind of got to me. I can deal with it ...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
Shadows and Light (Tir Alainn, #2)
3.98
Oh man... it isn't well written, and even though I am super feminist, I like political messages in books to be a little less EXTREMELY OBVIOUS.

...but
...more
Oct 04, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, #1)
3.92
Cute, fun, satisfying, except that the romance aspect was done kind of bleh-ly. Loved that there were non-white characters all over the place! Enjoyed ...more
Jun 03, 2013
May 27, 2013
 
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
3.85
There were definitely parts I didn't like, but overall, it was a lot of fun. I don't think it's very accurate to call it steampunk-- while it's def st ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
Osiris (The Osiris Project, #1)
3.50
Mmm, dystopia. Global warming, class warfare, forbidden lust, murder mystery dystopia.

I liked the book, without liking either of the two leads. They w
...more
Sep 30, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
 
Sebastian (Ephemera, #1)
3.86
For being an incubus, Sebastian sure is pathetic. Also, can we please, for once, have more than two types of characters that women can be? I get that ...more
Oct 23, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
 
What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles, #1)
3.81
Really interesting concept, not really fully explored, laughably cliche hospital setting. Interesting that the recessive personalities tended to be mo ...more
May 11, 2013
May 11, 2013
 
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2)
4.20
Eh, not quite as enjoyable as the first book, with a more annoying romance and less interesting elements. Kind of surprised she didn't go all the way ...more
May 11, 2013
May 09, 2013
 
Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4)
4.33
Whatever, what can I say. I don't particularly like anyone except for Claire and Lord John, since Brianna and Roger have now metamorphosisized into je ...more
Jan 02, 2013
Jan 01, 2013
 
Dark Jenny (Eddie LaCrosse, #3)
3.77
The genre bending was So. Weird. I enjoyed it, but it wasn't my normal taste, and the writing style wasn't my thing either. But, I might read some mor ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
Mind of My Mind (Patternmaster, #2)
4.10
This series of books seems weird and inconsistent. I enjoyed this one, but the rules of the universe seem to not match from book to book. Eh, whatever ...more
Jan 31, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
 
The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
4.07
Well, that was obnoxious. Such interesting subject matter, such boring writing. Why not talk more about the science, dude? Plus, this book has SERIOUS ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
 
The Rose Garden
4.00
awww, lovely. It's another time-travel romance, but more on the literary fiction line than the time travel side. The writing is a bit more flowery tha ...more
Nov 18, 2013
Nov 17, 2013
 
Palo Alto
2.96
Oh, James Franco. You clearly have potential, but you this book is just as clearly not good. Every single story is about completely messed up people a ...more
Nov 05, 2010
Nov 05, 2010
 
Shalador's Lady (The Black Jewels, #8)
4.31
So, I really enjoyed that this and the last included characters from the original trilogy. It's more lighthearted and less, um, pretentious and poorly ...more
not set
Oct 22, 2010
 
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
3.97
I may be biased, because I love the movie, but the descriptions in the book are truly rich and wonderful, and the story takes exactly the right pacing ...more
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
 
A Sweet Disorder
3.60
Fun, brainless, not very good, but perfect for not wanting to think. Focused more on female friendships than romance, and none of the truly malicious ...more
Apr 13, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
 
Courtesans: Money, Sex and Fame in the Nineteenth Century
3.71
Definitely interesting, but not nearly as in depth as I'd like, though I did learn a lot of fun facts, and I was intrigued by how different from each ...more
Mar 02, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
 
Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting
3.89
Read it as a memoir instead of as an advice book, and its actually kind of delightful. Not a huge fan of the author and her husband, but I did really ...more
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 12, 2014
 
Bossypants
3.93
I can't come up with anything clever to say here. I liked it. I liked most of the comedy. I disagree with her opinions on photoshop, but that's not a ...more
Dec 14, 2011
Dec 13, 2011
 
The Whiskey Rebels
3.87
I really DID like this book, but the main male character was fairly unlikable, and the main female character BECAME fairly unlikable. It was a fun rom ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
Alongside Night
3.77
Really disappointing after reading the Rainbow cadenza. This one has poor world-building, cardboard characters, and a ridiculous plot. Plus, I'm a fan ...more
Feb 2011
Feb 02, 2011
 
Norwegian Wood
4.02
I was certain i'd written a review of this, but i guess it didn't save? At any rate, ti was more enjoyable than After Dark, but the characters felt un ...more
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 11, 2010
 
Daughter of the Red Deer (Reindeer Hunters, #1)
3.91
It's even worse than the other cavemen books were! Annoying lead characters who just don't make sense as a couple to me, plus the culture clashes were ...more
Sep 27, 2010
Sep 25, 2010
 
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Vol. 3 (Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon Renewal Editions, #3)
4.44
Haters gonna hate, but I love some Pretty Soldier in a Sailor Suit, Fighting For Love in the Name of the Moon!

Although, ugh, Chibi-Usa, go back to the
...more
Mar 04, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children, #1)
3.98
This book is ridiculous and I love it. The writing style is clunky, the main charecter is a Mary Sue type, the setting is ridiculous, and everthing is ...more
Aug 24, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
Dreams Made Flesh (The Black Jewels, #5)
4.30
Two novellas and a very short story. Light fluffy fantasy with an erotic bent. Fantastic brain candy, with writing that's not very good, but totally f ...more
Mar 10, 2010
Mar 09, 2010
 
Farthing (Small Change, #1)
3.80
I'm giving this five starts despite not liking the ending because overall it was an adorable fast read with engaging characters and interesting situat ...more
Jun 13, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
Well, I'm going to read the third in the series, but this one just wasn't as good as the first. The plot wasn't as compelling, and we didn't see much ...more
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 18, 2010
 
Gwenhwyfar: The White Spirit (A Novel of King Arthur)
3.69
fun, super easy. I'm a sucker for warrior woman stories though. I always wanted to be a knight when I wad little, and I guess a little of that stuck.
Sep 08, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
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