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Timecaster
3.29
This whole book is very much wish fulfillment fiction. And that's fine; I believe there's a place for wish fulfillment fiction, but all wishes are not ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
The Enterprise of Death
3.78
So not only is our heroine a competent black woman, she's a competent gay black woman. She's also not the only gay or bisexual character in the book, ...more
Apr 14, 2011
Mar 06, 2012
 
Steam & Sorcery (Gaslight Chronicles #1)
3.64
Steam & Sorcery is a quick read, and with two protagonists, an aunt, five children, and a variety of side characters, you'd think it would be quic ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
The Unseen
3.59
Dark, moody, and utterly compelling, The Unseen sucked me in and I could not put the thing down. I went to bed hours after I'd planned to because "jus ...more
May 25, 2009
Mar 06, 2012
 
Dare to Surrender
3.73
Dare to Surrender has scenes with bondage, spanking, and dominance play. If that sort of thing bothers you, this is not the review for you. Turn aroun ...more
Feb 09, 2010
Mar 05, 2012
 
Nobody Gets the Girl (Whoosh! Bam! Pow!, #1)
3.56
This isn't just a novelization of something perceived as a comic book. It's very purposefully written as a novel, without the reliance on visual cues ...more
Jul 11, 2011
Mar 05, 2012
 
Envy
4.13
It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that with a plot like Envy's, there's a big emphasis on writerly things, and nearly all of the characters are ...more
Oct 26, 2009
Mar 06, 2012
 
The Family Trade (The Merchant Princes, #1)
3.48
The Family Trade is atrocious. It remains to date the worst book I've ever read.

Nothing is resolved, or even close. This isn't a case of a few loose e
...more
Feb 20, 2008
Feb 16, 2009
 
The Hunted
3.97
First things first: This book took a really long time to get started. For the first hundred pages or so, I felt like I was in the middle of a history ...more
Aug 20, 2009
Mar 06, 2012
 
The Boy at the End of the World
3.78
For the most part, The Boy At The End Of The World is a quiet tale, the story of one boy trying to make his way through a hostile environment in the h ...more
Jul 20, 2011
Mar 05, 2012
 
The Progeny (The Progeny Series #1)
3.70
Novel Concept Publishing is a small e-publisher, which does nothing to change my expectations of quality in a book. In this case, that expectation was ...more
Feb 05, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
I Do: An Anthology in Support of Marriage Equality
3.88
For anyone who's not aware, I Do! is an anthology of LGBT stories, and full proceeds to to Lambda Legal Fund's fight for marriage equality.

Like a lot
...more
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 21, 2009
 
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs, #1)
4.10
Altered Carbon is another example of an awesome story concept badly executed. The narrator wasn't particularly memorable and the plot may sound intere ...more
Apr 15, 2008
Feb 16, 2009
 
Slights
3.34
Offhand, this doesn't sound much like horror, and for the first third, I wondered why it had been categorized as such. Certainly it has a focus on dea ...more
Sep 12, 2009
Mar 06, 2012
 
Cleopatra's Secret: Keepers of the Light
3.88
This is one of those books that had so much potential to be something wonderful and then stumbled in the execution. The story of Cleopatra and Antony ...more
Jun 03, 2013
Dec 25, 2012
 
Reckless (Regency Trilogy, #2)
3.84
It took me awhile to figure out what time period this book took place in, since it seemed a bizarre amalgamation of past and present. When I finally g ...more
May 24, 2008
Feb 16, 2009
 
Dark Mountain
3.75
The book is sectioned off in three parts. The first bit is the two families off on their vacation, and it starts the story off really well, with engag ...more
Sep 04, 2009
Mar 06, 2012
 
Finders Keepers
3.92
Finders Keepers is a sci-fi romance. There's plenty of spaceships and aliens and futuristic trappings, but the heart of the story relies on Trilby and ...more
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
 
Untouchable (Emperor's Brides, #1)
3.75
Feb 05, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
Shattered Dreams (Midnight Dragonfly, #1)
3.59
I have mixed reactions to this book. Parts of it were honestly suspenseful and compulsively readable. Other parts were trying too hard to be mysteriou ...more
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
 
Hunting Memories (Vampire Memories, #2)
3.54
When I reviewed the first book in the series, Blood Memories, I said one of the book's strengths was Eleisha herself, in that she's a wonderfully stro ...more
Aug 18, 2009
Mar 06, 2012
 
Sorrow
3.74
First things first: there's a glossary included at the end of the book, and you'll want to at least give it a look, or perhaps keep it handy to refer ...more
Jul 13, 2010
Mar 06, 2012
 
Just Business
3.67
Since the basic plot is one we're all familiar with (in chick flicks it's usually known as "at first it was just a bet, but now I really do love you!" ...more
Apr 09, 2009
Dec 22, 2011
 
Dusk Vol 2
3.71
Because the world of Dusk is told in a series of short, unrelated stories, there's no wrong place to start and it can be swallowed in smaller bites, w ...more
Nov 20, 2010
Mar 06, 2012
 
Dusk
3.58
The world of Dusk is dark and violent, brought to life in stark black and white which suit the noir feel of the story perfectly. What makes it unique ...more
Aug 28, 2009
Mar 06, 2012
 
Queer Dimensions
3.79
Put together by the same people who gave us Queer Wolf, this is a collection of 17 LGBT science fiction stories. New theme, new stories, same team of ...more
Sep 22, 2009
Mar 05, 2012
 
Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1)
3.96
R is both a zombie and a romantic hero. And it's played straight. And you know what? It works. It shouldn't, it should sound absolutely ridiculous, bu ...more
Oct 03, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
Dearly, Departed (Gone With the Respiration, #1)
3.84
Unfortunately, just about the entire worldbuilding backstory was full of "uh... wut?" for me. The main gist is that for various reasons, the world as ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
Unveiling the Sorceress
3.46
Saskia Walker's history includes a lot of erotic romance, and while Unveiling the Sorceress is marketed as fantasy, it's not hard to see the erotic ro ...more
Jul 26, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
Bitter Angels
3.24
Initially I was really interested in the setup, since it featured an older, out-of-shape woman, a retired mother of three. She notes her body is now s ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
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