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The Sixth Man (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, #5)
4.10
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Sep 04, 2013
 
Split Second (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, #1)
3.96
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Aug 24, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
 
Invisible Man
3.81
i always forget how good this book actually is until i take the time to reread it.

Sep 2012
Aug 31, 2012
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.43
this is not a perfect book by any stretch of the imagination but it is an excellent one.

honestly, the only real gripe i had was the depiction of wome
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May 15, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
 
Twelve Angry Men
4.04
reading this play should be mandatory in high school. it's a compelling piece about compassion, conformity, conviction, and crime. in terms of reinfor ...more
Nov 21, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
 
Dreamland
3.90
2.5 stars

so, sarah dessen does "dark" - if by dark, i mean, she follows exactly the same formula she always does, only instead of the boy being someon
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Jul 08, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
 
'Til Death Do Us Part (Bailey Weggins Mystery, #3)
3.66
2.5 stars

this is probably the weakest in the series by far. the murderer is painstakingly obvious - although, in fairness to white, she manages to pul
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Jul 29, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.19
oh, goodreaders. how i've missed you.

i read The Lightning Thief in about two and a half hours yesterday. took the kiddos to their grandparents, parked
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Mar 03, 2012
Jun 29, 2010
 
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
3.96
3.5 stars (again, why exactly does goodreads not allow the 1/2 rating? it would make my life a lot happier)

this book and oliver's "before i fall" are
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Jul 14, 2011
May 18, 2011
 
Trail of the Spellmans (The Spellmans, #5)
4.00
okay, so i'm gathering some time passed between lutz's book 4 and her book 5 because, dang, was the voice and tone off on this one.

first, the snarky m
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May 17, 2014
May 17, 2014
 
The Last Word (The Spellmans, #6)
3.93
double.ewe.tee.eff.

how am i the only person to really, really dislike this book?

the last two spellman "documents" have been incredibly grating. the to
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May 24, 2014
May 18, 2014
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
so, here's a confession.

reading science fiction, for me, is like reading in greek or colloquial german. i have some sort of delay that prevents me fro
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Aug 22, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
Prom
3.30
ok, can we all agree on one crucial point before i commence: proms suck. they do. they're a lot of build up and hype and flash and glitter, but there' ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Dec 04, 2011
 
An Abundance of Katherines
3.73
so, i like john green, i really do. i find his work to be intelligent and witty, and usually with a heart.

excuse the faulty parallelism there.

that sai
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Sep 30, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
 
Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1)
4.10
WHERE WERE ALL THESE SMOKING HOT TATTOOED BADBOYS WHEN I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL?!?!

oh, right, prison.

seriously, y'all need to calm down about this book.

lo
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Nov 24, 2013
Nov 24, 2013
 
VIII
3.56
you want to know why there are so few historical fiction novels featuring henry viii as a first person protagonist?

because, on paper, he was kind of a
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Jun 30, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
Curse of the Spellmans (The Spellmans, #2)
4.08
okay, so now i love henry stone.

and i'm invested in the series.

but i still don't know how much i like izzy or her parents. first, izzy seems a little
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May 12, 2014
May 12, 2014
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.30
gaaahhhh. i am so obsessed with these books. i can't even.

in men in kilts part 2, we know right away something has gone terribly, terribly wrong in ma
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Aug 25, 2014
Aug 08, 2014
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.16
i'll admit that i reread this one because i'm VERY excited about the STARZ series and i wanted to reread it before it premiered.

which is silly becaus
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Aug 07, 2014
Feb 26, 2009
 
Hour Game (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, #2)
3.90
i think we all need to agree right now that this sort of "four star" rating is not the same as say "out of africa four stars". but since this installm ...more
Apr 13, 2014
Jul 28, 2013
 
Landline
3.56
i really like rainbow rowell, i think you all know that, but i didn't love this book at all.

it's much shorter than her previous tomes, but that's not
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Jul 23, 2014
Dec 28, 2013
 
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1-2)
4.20
i don't read much in the way of graphic novels - but there is something particularly nostalgic about this one, a childlike quality to the art here, th ...more
Jul 20, 2014
May 19, 2011
 
Dare Me
3.25
i don't even know how to review this one...

it was billed to me as "lord of the flies" meets "bring it on" - which of course seemed like a good idea to
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Oct 13, 2014
Oct 12, 2014
 
Fragile (Jones Cooper, #1)
3.60
i know. i promised myself i'd never unger again.

i lied.

let's just face it. an unger novel is perfect for those pre-bedtime creepouts. she weaves convo
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Oct 02, 2011
Oct 01, 2011
 
Romeo and Juliet for Kids
4.21
fiona LOVES this book - granted, we only read the full thing once. most of the time we use the pictures to tell the story (oh, and the fact that tim a ...more
Jan 08, 2011
Apr 16, 2011
 
Voyager (Outlander, #3)
4.37
i should be prepping for something called "english instructional lab" and instead i'm reading "men in kilts: return of the kilt".

i'm okay with my life
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Aug 30, 2014
Aug 31, 2014
 
The Serpent's Tale (Mistress of the Art of Death, #2)
3.92
two things happened in this installment that made me incredibly happy:
1. ariana franklin only felt compelled to mention once or twice the unhappy tra
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Sep 24, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Hamlet
3.99
teaching Hamlet is perhaps one of my greatest joys as an educator.

for years, i have loved this play. hamlet's inappropriate fascination with his mothe
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Oct 12, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
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