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Switched (Trylle Trilogy, #1)
Review for this book is below the PSA. The PSA does not have anything to do with the book but a TOS policy change that Goodreads deemed not to tell th ...more
not set
Mar 06, 2011
Spell Bound (Hex Hall, #3)
I want this like Sophie Mercer wants Archer Cross. (In my bed with me now! Because that's where I read books)

The above is my pre-reading review. Liked
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 01, 2011
Alif the Unseen
Alif the Unseen is such a unique book. It's a computer-science heavy fantasy novel set in the modern Middle East. There is coding, firewalls, cloud se ...more
Jun 22, 2012
Jun 16, 2012
Splintered (Splintered, #1)

Splintered is one of those books that has a great concept --the family of Alice Lidell (from Alice in Wonderland) is cursed with a special kinda crazy
Jan 07, 2013
Dec 29, 2012
Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1)
Give this a 3 star after much thought. I enjoyed it, but my love of girls pretending to be boys cannot overcome Eona's cluelessness. I have to take aw ...more
Jul 22, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
Spectacular Now, The
The Spectacular Now is a strange sort of book. I want to lecture it, to give it my own personal big-sister talking to. In some ways I wanted to hate i ...more
Jan 25, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
When this book, with it's creepy and moody cover and equally creepy title, Anna Dressed in Blood, started popping up in my goodreads emails I didn't k ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
You Know What You Have to Do
Sometimes books actually make me angry. They can be so frustrating, annoying and insipid that I find myself wanting to smack something. Unfortunately, ...more
Mar 2013
Mar 10, 2013
The Fault in Our Stars
4.5/5 stars
Warning for the ladies: Do Not Wear Mascara While Reading this book.

I was sitting at my sister's soccer banquet reading The Fault in Our
Jan 15, 2012
Jul 07, 2011
The Little Woods
2.5 stars

Reading The Little Woods felt like watching a battle between the good and the bad. There is so much potential in this story, but sadly the po
Jul 09, 2012
Jul 08, 2012
Variant (Variant, #1)
4ish stars (yes I'm a little wishy-washy on this point)

Variant is one of those books that's hard to review. (Yes I know I say that a lot!).

It's a book
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
Goliath (Leviathan, #3)
As seen on my blog! Breakdown of a Heroine for Deryn Sharp. (Because let's be honest I'm too lazy to write a second review)

Who is Deryn?
Deryn Sharp, o
May 06, 2012
May 08, 2011
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.5 out of 5 Stars

Sometimes I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with paranormals with leanings towards the hate side of things. I love different
Sep 24, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
4.5/5 stars
Despite all the faeries, werewolves and mythical creatures roaming around the current slew of YA novels, I often feel like actual fantasy h
Jul 05, 2012
Oct 30, 2011
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
4.5 stars of brilliance.

This book could've gone so wrong.

Let's look at the teen melodrama checklist:
-Alcoholic father - Check
-Absentee mother - Check
Apr 10, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
Wanderlove is the type of book that makes you dream. I've always wanted to backpack. ALWAYS. And it was always something I intended to get around to e ...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
The Last Song
The Last Song is one of those interesting ideas that doesn't live up to it's premise. I LOVE the idea of following a family secretly practicing Judais ...more
Apr 08, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
The Boyfriend List: 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver (Ruby Oliver, #1)
(Note this is a review for the first 3 books. Yes I know that's a lazy cop-out but I've read too many books to properly review lately. Also I'm not re ...more
Feb 24, 2012
Aug 14, 2011
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
I don't know if I have ever been so underwhelmed with a book that had so much promise. Throne of Glass sounds like a book I'd love. Young female assas ...more
Jul 30, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
Saving Ceecee Honeycutt
This book started out with an interesting premise. I love a mom who has gone crazy-train and thinks she's a beauty queen 24/7. But then it didn't go a ...more
Apr 10, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
Uninvited, The
Rarely do I actually write a review for a 1 star book. However I found The Univited so frustrating and borderline offense that I feel the need to expl ...more
not set
Mar 04, 2012
Enchanted (Woodcutter Sisters #1)
Enchanted is one of those books that tries too hard. I am potentially the biggest sucker for fairy-tale retellings. I have to talk myself out of fairy ...more
Sep 17, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Everybody Sees the Ants

I always appreciate books that contain intelligent discussion about depression. So often that conversation is trite, trivial and about how you can fix
Sep 29, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
When I saw this book I was like "WHAT?!!?!" Then I was like "Cyborg Cinderella? HECK YEAH!"

This book was perfect for me. I love fairy tales, love re-t
Dec 04, 2011
Dec 04, 2011
The Forsaken (The Forsaken, #1)
The Forsaken has a great dystopian idea, a prison island where those who fail a behavior test are sent. That has some of the essential ingredients for ...more
Aug 12, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
If You Could Be Mine
If You Could Be Mine is one of those books that I'm glad I read. It tackles and interesting topic, two girls who are in love with each other in Iran w ...more
Aug 17, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
Long Lankin
3.5/5 stars
I have somewhat mixed feelings about Long Lankin. The mystery was good and the characters were complex. But somehow I didn't really connect
Jul 07, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
Illuminate (Gilded Wings, #1)
For the record I really don't like not liking a book. It's awkward for both of us, kinda like a bad first date (this is implying that I have much more ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
Dust Girl (The American Fairy, #1)
Faerie lore purists will probably hate Dust Girl for the same reason I love it. This novel takes the ancient faerie stories, seelie and unseelie court ...more
Jun 16, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
The Lions of Little Rock
Normally I go to the library with a plan. However sometimes, when I'm doing a lot of driving for work, I just dash in and grab a book quickly. Normall ...more
Apr 2012
Mar 30, 2012
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