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Fahrenheit 451
Somehow, I have gotten through life as an English major, book geek, and a science-fiction nerd without ever having read this book. I vaguely remember...more
Aug 2005
Jul 11, 2007
I literally just finished this book a few minutes ago, so I have not by any means worked though all of my reactions to it yet. It is written in a very...more
Jul 2007
Jul 24, 2007
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
This is an excellent novel, action-packed, exciting, and deftly-plotted, with fascinating, complex characters and some interesting science-fictional i...more
Sep 2005
Jul 11, 2007
The Poisonwood Bible
I loved this novel. It was beautifully told, with some gorgeous language and amazingly distinct voices. I loved the structure of it, the way it was br...more
Jul 2007
Jul 11, 2007
Strip City: A Stripper's Farewell Journey Across America
I am a feminist. In college, I minored in women's studies, and I ended up taking lots of classes with some very earnest, intelligent women about vario...more
Mar 2005
Jul 11, 2007
The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever (Bevelstoke, #1)
I was a little disappointed in this book. I love Julia Quinn; I find her novels engrossing, entertaining, funny, and romantic. They're generally just...more
Aug 2007
Jul 28, 2007
Stolen Magic (Kat, Incorrigible, #3)
I love this entire series! Kat remains wonderful, and this was an excellent, satisfying conclusion to the series. Delightful!
Sep 2013
Dec 27, 2013
The True Meaning of Smekday
Well, that was just fun. This was a delightfully weird book, full of antics and shenanigans, but with some pretty sophisticated commentary on colonial...more
May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014
Bet Me
This is one of my favorite Crusie books, and one I've re-read a few times now. It's a delightful, modernized version of Cinderella (very loosely retol...more
Feb 02, 2013
Feb 01, 2013
The Superheroes Union: Dynama (The Superheroes Union #1)
This book was a lot of fun to read! I thoroughly enjoyed it. It's set in an Incredibles-like world where superheroes are a reality, not just a comic b...more
Sep 30, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Steadfast (Elemental Masters #9)
I wish we could give half stars; I'd say this one is a 3.5.

Very enjoyable read! Most of the Elemental Masters series is about upper-class folk, so it...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
When We Touch (Whiskey Creek, #0.5)
An enjoyable, sweet read. I was a bit dubious of the premise, but it was a Kindle freebie, so why not give it a try, right? I'm glad I did.

I was initi...more
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 12, 2012
Her Hesitant Heart
This was my first Carla Kelly book, but it won't be my last! This was really lovely, a very sweet, very grounded novel, a story about ordinary people...more
May 05, 2013
May 02, 2013
Never Deal with Dragons
This book started out so well, only to take a sharp downward turn in the last third or so. The first half to two-thirds was a fun, contemporary romanc...more
Sep 03, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
The Millionaire's Wish (Silhouette Special Edition #2106)
I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would. When I think of Harlequins (or Silhouettes, whatever), I tend to think of them as pure brain candy --...more
Feb 08, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
Mouse and Dragon
This book was a sequel to Scout's Progress, one of my all-time favorites in this series. Mouse and Dragon, while excellent, wasn't quite as good. The...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel's blend of noir-ish detective story and fairy tales. It was a fun read! From all the reviews talking about how the ser...more
Dec 28, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
This Time Next Door (Oakland Hills, #2)
I went back and forth on giving this one two or three stars. I honestly feel it's 2.5, but there were enough enjoyable moments for me to round up inst...more
May 18, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Spirit and Dust (Goodnight Family, #2)
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel! It was amusing, fast-paced fun, with a sassy heroine I really liked. Also, unlike many urban fantasy books I've read,...more
May 16, 2013
May 14, 2013
The Autumn Bride (Chance Sisters, #1)
This book was just delightful! It funny, moving, and genuinely touching by turns. I adored the main characters, especially Abby and Aunt Bea. Anne Gra...more
Sep 05, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
Married By Midnight (Pembroke Palace, #4)
I enjoyed this book quite a lot! It was the first one in this series that I've read, and I am definitely going to hunt down the rest of the series.

Jun 27, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Let It Be Me (The Blue Raven, #5)
This was my first Kate Noble book, but it won't be my last. I really enjoyed this! I really liked both Bridget and Oliver (although it took a couple o...more
Jan 2014
May 29, 2014
Discount Armageddon (InCryptid, #1)
I enjoyed this quite a lot! It's a fun, fast-paced urban fantasy novel with several quite original, unusual elements (a ballroom-dancing, parkour-runn...more
Aug 18, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
With This Ring (Vanza, #1)
Delightful Regency fun! The hero and heroine were trademark Quick characters -- she was strong-willed, intelligent, and unconventional; he was strong,...more
Jan 08, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
Necessity's Child (Liaden Universe, #16)
This was a lovely, sweet novel and an excellent installment in the Liaden Universe. I really enjoyed seeing Clan Korval settling in on Surebleak and t...more
May 03, 2013
Feb 03, 2013
The Lucky Dog Matchmaking Service
I really enjoyed this book! It's a "non-romance romance" -- it's not a romance novel and the romantic relationship isn't the main focus of the book, b...more
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
It’s a book about assassin nuns set in medieval France! What’s not to love? Seriously, though, Ismae is a fascinating, well drawn character I enjoyed...more
Apr 24, 2014
Feb 05, 2013
Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris, #1)
I am in love with the premise of this book! What a fantastic idea! The story itself was engrossing, too; it kept me on the edge of my seat. I liked th...more
Nov 06, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
All in all, I had mixed feelings about DH. There was a lot that I really liked about this novel, and I lot that I didn't really like. The very fact of...more
Jul 2007
Jul 24, 2007
Conversations With the Fat Girl
This was a wonderful first novel. I loved the characters -- Maggie (the narrator) in particular was just very vivid and real to me. I identified with...more
Mar 2006
Jul 11, 2007
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