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The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.95
First and foremost, I loved the dialect this book was written in. The misspellings and the slang used definitely helps the reader to understand Todd, ...more
Jan 29, 2009
Jan 25, 2009
 
Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
4.13
The Short Version:
Intense and engaging, Where She Went maintains the overall emotional air of If I Stay in a new setting, with a new voice, and does a
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Oct 14, 2010
 
Firelight (Firelight, #1)
3.91


Exceptional, distinct and invigorating, Firelight is a fantastic mix of romance, angst and the supernatural. The world Jordan has created is phenomena
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Oct 14, 2010
 
Beautiful Darkness (Caster Chronicles, #2)
3.87
Intricate and intriguing, Beautiful Darkness delves deeper into the Caster world, both building it more and creating new questions. With many of the s ...more
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Mar 13, 2010
 
Firespell (Dark Elite, #1)
3.71

The plot is interested, the characters are endearing and the story is well put together. But the humor is amazing. Even in tense moments, at least one
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Nov 03, 2009
 
Hourglass (Evernight, #3)
3.81


Hourglass picks up smoothly from where Stargazer leaves off but what Gray does not do is waste time recapping everything that's happened as though the
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Mar 06, 2010
Sep 12, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
**spoiler alert** My first thought on this book was that it was very much like Battle Royale in the basic idea but it has enough of its own spark and ...more
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Jan 25, 2009
 
Playing Hurt
3.74
Emotional and realistic, Playing Hurt is a stunning blend of coming of age and romance. Alternating perspectives between two equally damaged character ...more
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Oct 17, 2010
 
Cracked Up to Be
3.76

This one is raw and doesn't hold back- it burns as hard as some liquors going down. There is no slow build up- the novel starts right in the middle of
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Jan 09, 2010
 
Leverage
3.94
The Short Version:
Gritty, intense and emotional, Leverage is a striking blend of friendship, bullying, and coming of age. With two stunningly well dev
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1)
3.82


This is a fantastic debut novel for Despain full of suspense, mystery and intrigue with lots of twists and turns throughout the book. Reading the desc
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Dec 28, 2009
Sep 10, 2009
 
Jekel Loves Hyde
3.66

A surprisingly simple premise, Fantaskey does a phenomenal job creating a modern Jekyll and Hyde. The explanation of how these families came to be is
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Sep 04, 2009
 
Invincible Summer
3.55
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A great blend of light and hard emotion, with an unflinching realism and raw voice, Invincible Summer does a remarkable job of chron
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Jan 08, 2011
Jul 04, 2010
 
Supernaturally (Paranormalcy, #2)
3.93
This one is just as fantastic, hilarious, and fun as the first, without only relying on the world set up in the first to carry it. There are plenty of ...more
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Oct 17, 2010
 
Imaginary Girls
3.38
I'm not sure there are enough words to describe what this book did to me, how I felt about it, how it captivated me and entranced me. Oh, there you go ...more
Apr 23, 2011
Oct 17, 2010
 
Hereafter (Hereafter, #1)
3.74
The Short Version:
Smoothly blending the focus between the romance and the ghost angle, Hereafter is a beautifully written new take on the afterlife. P
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Oct 17, 2010
 
Wanderlust (Beautiful Americans, #2)
3.73


This installment in the Beautiful Americans series was just as enchanting as the first, almost making me believe at times I was sitting in a French ca
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Nov 06, 2009
 
Shattered Souls (Souls, #1)
3.95
Creepy and engaging from the start, Shattered Souls twists ghosts with the heaven and hell concept in an original and well executed manner. With a str ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Everafter
3.70
First off, after reading this book, the idea behind it is downright creepy. In death, Madison is able to visit different moments of her lifetime throu ...more
Oct 16, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
Betrayals (Strange Angels, #2)
4.09

Throughout much of this book, Dru is playing up the pity party. She is mopey, depressed, and walking around with a constant cloud over her heard. A fe
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Nov 23, 2009
Aug 02, 2009
 
All Unquiet Things
3.84

This was quiet the nice little murder mystery except the detectives were two teenagers with their own reasons. I have to admit, that particular aspect
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Oct 01, 2009
 
Bleeding Violet
3.62

This book is just a whole world of crazy, from what happens in the town to Hanna herself. Many times, I found myself wondering what was real and what
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Sep 12, 2009
 
Something like Normal
3.83
I've been waiting since 2010 for this book. I've heard from several of Trish's beta readers how much I will love it. I've been Bellatrix Lestrange lev ...more
Mar 02, 2012
May 31, 2011
 
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
4.02


I've heard a lot of good things about this book and was looking forward to it but I have to admit, I was somewhat disappointed. The overall idea was g
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Oct 22, 2009
Aug 08, 2009
 
Criminal
3.52

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Nov 29, 2012
 
Wanderlove
3.91
I have been dying for this since I read Like Mandarin as an ARC last November. Everything about that book captivated me, which might have meant my sta ...more
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Dec 02, 2010
 
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
3.77


This book was pretty much brilliant. The plot is incredibly unique, has countless twists and turns thrown in- many of which were absolutely unexpected
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May 06, 2009
 
The Vow
3.58

This book captivated me, and had me torn several times over what I wanted to happen. And if that's your definition of tension, the this book is maybe
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Dec 13, 2012
 
Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, #1)
4.03
(Full review to come closer to release)

Honestly, I don't think brilliant is even a good enough word for this book. It is so amazing in so many ways, m
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May 31, 2011
 
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
3.97
Astoundingly gripping, realistic, and heartfelt. If I Stay is incredibly unique in the basic plot- Mia has a choice- does she stay and live or die and ...more
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Apr 25, 2009
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