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Okay for Now
4.22
HEARTBREAKING, but so, so good.
Jul 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1)
4.04
wooooooo, sketchy race stuff! it's a shame, i really wanted to like this book, but it made me twitchy as hell. i liked it well enough, but it could've ...more
Jun 2010
May 23, 2010
 
California Bones (Daniel Blackland, #1)
3.85
this is BONKERS, but also superawesome? the magic universe within it was SO interesting and not at all like anything I've read before so now I'm furio ...more
Jul 21, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
 
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2)
4.22
patrick ness is amazing and i want him to write books for me forever, THE END. this book was crazy -- although not as crazy as the knife of never lett ...more
Oct 2009
Jul 06, 2009
 
The Alchemy of Stone
3.64
this is basically a book about the toaster falling in love, but AWESOME. two thumbs up.
Mar 2009
Feb 28, 2009
 
Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands
3.67
admittedly, my chabon blindspot is larger than jupiter, but this was a delightful collection of short stories and essays about chabon's life and writi ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 02, 2008
 
Archangel (Samaria, #1)
4.06
my copy of this book is worn and well-loved, because it's one of my favourite fantasy novels of all time. coming back and reading it again is like rev ...more
Jun 07, 2008
Jun 08, 2008
 
The Prophet of Yonwood (Book of Ember, #3)
3.22
this was an interesting read, in that it told a story set in the world pre-ember; however, it felt longer than necessary, and was a bit tedious in par ...more
Apr 2009
Mar 09, 2009
 
Necromancing the Stone (Necromancer, #2)
4.13
personal top five book of 2012, book it. HAVE I LOVED A BOY LIKE THIS SINCE THE DAYS OF PERCY JACKSON?? okay, probably, but Sam is the best, even when ...more
Sep 21, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
Gun Machine
3.84
Feb 02, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
THIS IS WHAT I GET FOR LISTENING TO THE INTERNET. clearly -- clearly i should have listened to the other faction of people who warned me this book wou ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 02, 2008
 
The Postmortal
3.80
well, this was certainly written by Drew Magary.
Oct 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
Ask the Passengers
3.90
Frank Socrates!! goodness, I loved this book. I cannot imagine high school in rural Pennsylvania is much different than high school in rural upstate N ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Nov 12, 2013
 
God Save the Fan: How Preening Sportscasters, Athletes Who Speak in the Third Person, and the Occasional Convicted Quarterback Have Taken the Fun Out of Sports (And How We Can Get It Back)
3.69
once again i reiterate: will leitch, i'd like you to marry me. whilst this wasn't the best book i've ever read about sports and being a fan, it was ce ...more
May 31, 2008
Jun 02, 2008
 
The Game
4.09
Jun 22, 2013
May 25, 2013
 
Sweetheart (Gretchen Lowell, #2)
4.05
i find this book slightly less enjoyable than the series' debut, but only because the male protagonist made me SO. ANGRY. however, the murder(s) prese ...more
Nov 2008
Oct 10, 2008
 
The Space Between
3.82
ugh, this was awesome and I really loved it, but going from Maggie Stiefvater to this is fucking me up, in that there are so many awesome similarities ...more
Nov 06, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Heartsick (Gretchen Lowell, #1)
3.92
man, i love a good serial killer thriller! whilst the mystery itself wasn't very complicated, the interpersonal relationships portrayed by the support ...more
Oct 2008
Sep 07, 2008
 
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
4.13
I really loved this book and then KABLOOMERS, DESTRUCTION. but it was gorgeous and full of stupid sad people, and a huge ass dog, and that was nice. u ...more
Nov 15, 2014
Mar 12, 2014
 
Bumped (Bumped, #1)
3.11
REPOAESTHETICAL. this book was predictable and fairly creepy (paying fourteen yr olds to make your babies is NOT OKAY, OKAY) but the characters were h ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 07, 2011
 
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)
4.16
reading these books make me feel like I have a head injury: I know I won't like them, I know they will make me angry, I know I will regret reading the ...more
Jun 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
4.05
i understand the necessity for "splitting" large novels into smaller, more manageable books. i get it, i do. what i don't understand is NOT PUBLISHING ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 07, 2008
 
Grasshopper Jungle
3.74
THIS BOOK IS B A N A N A S. also without threesomes, which was enraging but logical, bc stupid teens, huge bugs and the end of the world.

also, DAMN,
...more
Jan 17, 2015
Jan 04, 2014
 
Summerland
3.53
After "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay", I didn't think I could love Michael Chabon more. This was a book about love and saving the world ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 05, 2007
 
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
3.75
this was sort of awful, yet strangely compelling. don't judge me; i love guillermo del toro AND stories about the end of the world. VAMPARISITES, baby ...more
Feb 2010
Oct 18, 2009
 
Kraken
3.59
the first two-thirds of this book were great, the last third was A LITTLE DISAPPOINTING. DAMNIT.


write me some unofficial crossovers with neil gaiman's
...more
Dec 2010
Aug 14, 2010
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
ALTERNATE TITLE: LOVE IS (AND YET CANNOT BLOSSOM ON) A BATTLEFIELD.


this is an awesome book for awesome people so really, i expect you all to read it i
...more
Aug 2009
Jul 05, 2009
 
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
4.31
this book was pretty bad!
Sep 2010
Aug 30, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.58
people are going to hate this book -- people always find something to hate about the harry potter books. that being said, i found it to be 99% satisfy ...more
Jul 22, 2007
Jul 21, 2007
 
Black Light
3.65
elizabeth hand, i love you but you are a weirdo sometimes.
Mar 2009
Feb 08, 2009
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