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The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3)
really liked it
I'm not going to spoil the story for you but there are plenty of good bits, in fact I noted down my favourite pages to do with Chloe and Derek: 125, 2 ...more
Apr 2010
Nov 01, 2009
Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1)
it was ok
This one came highly rated by friends and after seeing it constantly mentioned I decided it must be worth a try. I can say I was completely engrossed ...more
Jul 09, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
Pale Demon (The Hollows, #9)
really liked it
I'm going to preface this review by saying that if I hadn't read interviews and blog posts about this and future books then I would've awarded more st ...more
Jan 14, 2011
May 31, 2010
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
it was ok
So much potential. Wasted. Ruined by a poorly constructed insta-love triangle.

This is not A Game of Thrones. Nor is it The Hunger Games. Or Poison Stu
Jul 05, 2012
May 21, 2012
The Rising (Darkness Rising, #3)
really liked it
Looking forward to seeing Derek and Chloe again.
Mar 30, 2013
Apr 03, 2012
Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1)
it was ok
A unique book showcasing multicultural London as the main character featuring much of her history, geography, associated Britishisms, pop. culture ref ...more
Sep 29, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act
it was ok
What kind of teenager are you that you don't have Class A drugs to hand? Hmm? Has The Daily Mail been lying to me?
- Lucifer

Every 90 years twelve god
Jul 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
it was ok
I see Beautiful Creatures as Adult Literary Fiction meets Young Adult with a heavy dose of Paranormal Romance.

The story is told from a male perspectiv
Mar 26, 2010
Dec 05, 2009
Tales of the Otherworld (Otherworld Stories, #II)
really liked it
I ordered a signed copy of this book a few days ago with the warning that I wouldn't receive it until May and then to my surprise it came through my l ...more
Mar 27, 2010
Nov 01, 2009
Fury's Kiss (Dorina Basarab, #3)
liked it
While Fury's Kiss is gut-bustingly funny, dominated by a super kickass female character and demonstrates in-depth character growth and development, I' ...more
Oct 08, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
Circle of Fire (Damask Circle, #1)
it was ok
It's not often I award low ratings to books with a shapeshifter as a main character but this was one of Keri Arthur's earliest works and it showed.

Apr 23, 2011
Sep 29, 2010
Bitter Night (Horngate Witches, #1)
it was ok
I found it hard to get my head around the world created here. The Shadowblades and Sunspears were great but some things didn't quite fit, like the ang ...more
Apr 30, 2010
Nov 08, 2009
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
did not like it
After hearing so many good things about this audiobook, I decided to download it to my iPod. I loved James Marsters in Buffy and Angel so I thought th ...more
Mar 29, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
Cast in Chaos (Chronicles of Elantra, #6)
liked it
I was a bit shocked at the thickness of this book, I had hopes it was going to be a wildly interesting ride. Sadly I was almost as disappointed with t ...more
Aug 05, 2010
Nov 11, 2009
Cast in Secret (Chronicles of Elantra, #3)
really liked it
Cast in Secret follows on a few days after the second book in the series, Cast in Courtlight. In this instalment a prophetic dream so strong that all ...more
Jul 14, 2008
Mar 09, 2009
Crimson Wind (Horngate Witches, #2)
did not like it
Grade: F for Epic Fail!

The flaws in Bitter Night I accepted due to being the first in the series with sequels usually surpassing the first. Crimson Wi
Jan 30, 2011
Sep 12, 2010
Magic Lost, Trouble Found (Raine Benares #1)
liked it
I found it quite hard to get into this, but about halfway through it picked up a bit. The main character, Raine Benares, reminds me a little of Anita ...more
Aug 17, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, #6)
it was amazing
Apart from deus ex machina (so it's 4 ★), this was a brilliant read. Killing off a much-loved character is a brave thing to do and in this instance it ...more
Aug 07, 2013
Jun 06, 2011
Counterfeit Magic (Otherworld Stories, #10.4)
31st December 2010
not set
Mar 28, 2010
Bayou Moon (The Edge, #2)
really liked it
So good. Much better than On the Edge. I really liked the length, it almost felt like two books in one.

I loved William and his struggles with his wol
Oct 03, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
Poison Study (Study, #1)
it was amazing
Yelena was convicted of murdering a General’s son and was sentenced to death. As she is walking to her death she is redirected to Valek’s (chief of se ...more
Jul 16, 2008
Mar 09, 2009
Touch of Power (Healer, #1)
really liked it
Please, Sir. May I have some more?

Touch of Power may be mildly similar to Poison Study which does bring in an element of predictability but it doesn
Dec 04, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
it was ok
*Cross-posted on BookLikes and Wordpress.

Gifted to me for Christmas 1994 by the Sunday School I temporarily attended - according to the bookplate - af
Dec 28, 2013
Mar 31, 2013
Green-Eyed Demon (Sabina Kane, #3)
really liked it
Green Eyed Demon is a major improvement over its predecessor. I laughed, I cried, I sniggered at the dirty, filthy orgy. Yes, you read correctly.

Jan 05, 2011
Feb 20, 2010
Storm Born (Dark Swan, #1)
really liked it
Out of the first books of Richelle Mead's three series, this is the best with Vampire Academy a close second.

It's incredibly fast-paced and action-pa
Jan 09, 2010
Dec 07, 2009
Magic Study (Study, #2)
really liked it
This is a wonderful sequel to [Book:Poison Study], which I read this from start to finish in one session. The natural progression of the story as well ...more
Aug 22, 2009
Aug 18, 2009
Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin, #2)
liked it
Excitement. Sadness. Pain. Success. Failure. This book has all of these things.

Gin makes progress in both her personal and professional life. She may
Jun 29, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1)
really liked it
Although this is the first book in Kelley Armstrong's young adult series I still enjoyed it. I did find it hard to get into at the beginning but event ...more
Jul 07, 2008
Mar 09, 2009
The Trouble with Demons (Raine Benares #3)
liked it
**spoiler alert** This one dragged a little. By the time I finished I was tired of hearing about the Beneras family reputation, the swearing or 'blist ...more
Nov 30, 2009
Nov 28, 2009
Iron Crowned (Dark Swan, #3)
ETA: I've cancelled my pre-order of the UK edition of this book. I'm not happy with what I've heard about it. Thank you everyone for your spoilers, fo ...more
not set
Jan 10, 2010
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