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Let the Right One In
Call this one "The Anti-Twilight." They had me at "the Swedish Stephen King." Um, not so much.

Easily the most *interesting* read in a long time. 4 sta
Jan 12, 2009
Jan 10, 2009
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
Meh...I dunno. While I would LOVE to see one of these vampires turned loose in the middle of Twilight's Forks, I'm not sure I can recommend it too hea ...more
Oct 02, 2010
Oct 13, 2010
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Didn't hate it, didn't love it. Just...meh. I think it takes a Southerner to write Southern stories, and maybe that's why this one just didn't make it ...more
not set
Aug 18, 2007
Arthas: Rise of the Lich King (World of Warcraft #6)
OKAY FINE. This is me admitting to have read a book ABOUT A FREAKING VIDEO GAME. Sue me. As far as the craft of writing and storytelling go, these are ...more
Oct 26, 2010
Mar 27, 2012
The Fall (The Strain Trilogy, #2)
Meh. Honestly, there was nothing here that couldn't have been tacked onto the end of The Strain and/or the beginning of The Night Eternal. I'm wonderi ...more
Nov 05, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
Get ready to "grimace." Seriously--go to a mirror and practice your grimace, because these people GRIMACE more than they do any single other thing thr ...more
Nov 14, 2008
Nov 16, 2008
Fragile (Jones Cooper, #1)
I normally like books that are written from multiple points of view, but this one just took that concept into overkill territory. There are too many s ...more
Sep 15, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
I read this one because of the catchy title and premise. Meh. If I'd read this when I was twelve, and if I'd been a boy, I probably would've liked it ...more
Sep 18, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
The Shattering: Prelude to Cataclysm (World of Warcraft, #8)
Just no. No more of these for me. They are just too horrible. This time I was spurred because I was antsy for Cataclysm and wanted to know what the he ...more
Nov 07, 2010
Mar 27, 2012
Q & A
Bleah. Homophobic Dickens Wannabe. This book seems to want to be Dickensian--it tries REALLY hard, because there are oh, so many orphans being mistrea ...more
Mar 03, 2009
Mar 02, 2009
The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death: Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal
3.87 this one on my Kindle for free, so I can't complain too much. I know a lot of people lovelovelove this author, and I suspect that this colle ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 04, 2009
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Can. Not. Concentrate. Have had to put aside both Strange & Norrell AND Kavalier & Clay. Maybe a one-word title will be better? At least until ...more
Jan 2008
Nov 06, 2007
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Updating the Goodreads shelves. Totally picked this one up purely based on the title, because yes, that is how I learned to spell "Mississippi" as a p ...more
May 26, 2011
May 24, 2011
The Deep End of the Ocean (Cappadora Family, #1)
A friend gave me this to read--I don't remember if it was before or after Oprah hawked it, but in any case...meh. I did finish it, so it was at least ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2007
Charlotte's Web
Not one of my childhood faves, and since reading it for Bella...still not. (Sorry, E.B.!) Best character in this one is the often-overlooked rat.
not set
Aug 06, 2007
A Separate Peace
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Aug 07, 2007
Setting Free the Bears
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Jul 25, 2007
The Lost World (Jurassic Park, #2)
not set
Jul 25, 2007
A Son of the Circus
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Jul 25, 2007
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Jul 26, 2007
The Water-Method Man
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Jul 25, 2007
The 158-Pound Marriage
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Jul 25, 2007
A Widow for One Year
not set
Jul 25, 2007
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