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Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
How do I begin to convey my disappointment? I suppose it all comes down to expectations and as mine were not met, I feel vastly underwhelmed, and a li ...more
Aug 24, 2010
Dec 04, 2009
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
At first I was a bit put out with this book. I don’t know what it is about male authors, but they can be down right infuriating. Men truly do think on ...more
Feb 21, 2010
Oct 12, 2009
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Catching Fire was one of my most anticipated books of 2009. I loved it's predecessor, The Hunger Games and was so hopeful for this intstallment. I was ...more
Sep 05, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2)
Ugh, I just can't do it. This book is contrived and ridiculous. The characters of Todd and Viola have reached a level of stupidity that I didn’t think ...more
Dec 19, 2009
Dec 17, 2009
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
There was once a time when I would devour each book of series immediately upon release. I couldn’t manage the anticipation of expected greatness. But ...more
Dec 19, 2013
Jan 08, 2014
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
The Knife of Never Letting Go demonstrates my qualms with male authors perfectly. The story as a whole was a good one, and rather suspenseful to boot, ...more
Nov 16, 2009
Nov 10, 2009
Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, #1)
Some books leave awesomeness in their wake. Under the Never Sky is one of them.

I’ve been wracking my brain all morning trying to write an apt summary
Jan 25, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death, #1)
As a Poe enthusiast, I was a bit diffident about reading Masque of the Red Death. After all, I had read Nevermore which proved to be sham of book, imo ...more
Apr 2012
Mar 31, 2012
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
I loved every second I spent reading Divergent. Its quick, fluid pacing, combined with edge of your seat plotting and heart rending characters, lent i ...more
Mar 27, 2011
Mar 01, 2011
Prodigy (Legend, #2)
It's taken me nearly a year, but I have FINALLY finished reading Prodigy. The unexplainable thing is, I actually really enjoyed reading it once I fina ...more
Jun 16, 2014
Feb 01, 2013
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I can't rave about this book enough. I don't want to summarize the book as many reviewers have done so perfectly, but I had to gush over any book that ...more
Dec 19, 2008
Mar 05, 2009
Partials (The Partials Sequence, #1)
I gave serious thought to not reviewing this book given it's ability to so consistently evoke my anger while reading it. Ranting about it just seemed ...more
Mar 17, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
The 5th Wave is the epitomy of awesome for 75% of its 456 pages. It’s exciting, suspenseful and very well written. The narrator’s are wonderfully flaw ...more
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
After I emerged from the reading fog induced by Angelfall, I was a bit befuddeled. I had hunkered down with my kindle, and my friends and family would ...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
Grasshopper Jungle
If wide spread readership of Grasshopper Jungle reflects that of my reading group, this book will have a polarizing effect. It's frequent talk of horn ...more
Jan 10, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
Legend (Legend, #1)
I don’t know whether or not I should be delighted or dejected at having read what I consider to be a 5 star worthy book. I’m overjoyed at having inves ...more
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1)
To say I was hesitant to read a book written by a YA writing duo would be an understatement, Garcia and Stohl anyone? But I must say that These Broken ...more
Mar 22, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
The blurb on the back of Across the Universe implies that this book is a thriller, while the cover, which boasts a boy and a girl a breath away from k ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Jan 24, 2011
The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2)
TheInfiniteSea clearly suffers from middle book syndrome. I struggled thru it, and cast it aside several times. I both loved and hated the multiple po ...more
Oct 26, 2014
Sep 24, 2014
Into the Still Blue (Under the Never Sky, #3)
It’s a rare thing to read the conclusion of a trilogy and consider it in keeping with the series. Into the Still Blue accomplished this feat. Thanks b ...more
Feb 15, 2014
Feb 11, 2014
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
It is entirely possible that the only reason I was able to enjoy this installment fearing the worst. I’ve been burned by too many series to get too te ...more
Jul 17, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
Gone (Gone, #1)
Gone is a mix between Lord of the Flies and Stephen King's Dark Tower series, with a bit of XMen thrown in for good measure. If that sounds strange, i ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 08, 2009
Hunger (Gone, #2)
Hunger surpasses it's predecessor. The non-stop action continues, and new chaos ensues. Gone are the days of chomping down on sugary treats, in fact, ...more
Jul 22, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
Rebel Heart (Dust Lands, #2)
I doubt I will be able to produce an adequate review of this one. It’s been nearly 18 months since I read Rebel Heart’s prequel, Blood Red Road. I hav ...more
Dec 24, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
The Dead and the Gone (Last Survivors, #2)
The Dead and Gone had two strikes against it before I even began reading. Strike one, I had already read about the events in this book in Life as We K ...more
Dec 17, 2009
Dec 12, 2009
Zombies vs. Unicorns (Audio CD)
Simply put, Zombies vs. Unicorns is made of awesome. Personally, I never gave much thought to who would win such a contest. I have however, spent many ...more
Dec 17, 2010
Dec 01, 2010
This is Not a Test (This is Not a Test #1)
I was a bit weary of This Is Not a Test after having read and disliked Summer’s previous works. However, I am hard pressed to pass up a zombie thrille ...more
May 12, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
Pretties (Uglies, #2)
Pretties’ contains an intriguing plot, creative style and interesting characters. The tapestry of this story is woven in such a way that my view of th ...more
Mar 08, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
Ship Breaker
Ship Breaker is a fascinating concept. It’s written well and tackles concerning current world affairs such as class segregation and unlawful labor pra ...more
Jan 29, 2011
Nov 08, 2010
Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)
Blood Red Road is reminiscent of stories such as Graceling, Fire and Finnickin of the Rock with a bit of dystopian intrigue added for good measure. Co ...more
May 22, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
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