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Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
3.83
***Spoilers***
This was a great book all the way through, but it took until the second half before I really became emotionally committed to it. I don't
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Jun 20, 2011
Jan 19, 2011
 
A Kiss of Shadows (Meredith Gentry, #1)
4.01
Well, I've a HUGE Anita Blake fan, and I'm all caught up on those books, so I thought I'd finally try Hamilton's other series....the Meredith Gentry S ...more
Mar 31, 2011
Jun 17, 2010
 
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer (Necromancer, #1)
3.99
I totally LOVED this book. It completely rocked! Funny, paranormal, and read like an adult novel. I tell you, I can forsee almost everyone who reads t ...more
Aug 25, 2011
Nov 15, 2010
 
Fuse (Pure #2)
4.06
A solid follow up to the first book, Pure. I am generally not impressed with second in series books...but this one was pretty good. It had the usual p ...more
Mar 20, 2014
Nov 21, 2013
 
Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)
3.98
Ok, so it took me a bit to get into...what with the weird writing style and the strange dialect. It's not that those were huge issues, I just struggle ...more
Jun 07, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
Cursed
3.85
What can I say? I liked it. Not as much as some of the authors other stuff (i.e. Obsidian), but it was still good.

Pros:

1. Realistic/Strong Female Le
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Mar 28, 2014
Nov 25, 2012
 
All These Things I've Done (Birthright, #1)
3.72
Not my usual kind of book, but refreshing because of that. I really enjoyed Anya's voice. She is so different from most of the YA heroines. She is so ...more
Aug 22, 2012
Jan 03, 2011
 
Halo (Halo, #1)
3.68
Halo is the story of three angels who are sent to earth to restore faith in a small, beachside community. The three angels are brothers and sisters; t ...more
Feb 18, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
XVI (XVI, #1)
3.43
I give this on 3.5 Stars.

Well, since I'm a huge fan of dystopian novels, I did like this one...I just didn't love it. I can't really say what was miss
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Jul 02, 2011
Jun 09, 2011
 
Switched (Trylle, #1)
3.89
I was pleasantly surprised with Switched. I knew that these books had been republished, but had not realized that Hocking had originally self-publishe ...more
Nov 07, 2012
Nov 07, 2012
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.11
Wow, so I totally got whiplash reading this book. lol. For about the first 1/2 of this read I was pretty mad. I didn't find it 'funny' (this is how it ...more
Feb 27, 2014
Feb 10, 2011
 
The Impossible Knife of Memory
3.94
I thought this was a great read. Definitely worth giving a shot. I found the premise interesting (post traumatic stress re the military)... but what w ...more
Oct 09, 2014
Sep 25, 2014
 
The Chocolate War (Chocolate War, #1)
3.47
I read/listened to this to celebrate Banned Books Week, so... here's the deal with this book. I'm not entirely sure of my motivations behind stating t ...more
Oct 2013
Dec 23, 2010
 
The Enemy (The Enemy, #1)
4.06
I thought this was a pretty cool take on YA Dystopian/Zombie Fiction. Set in Europe during present times, a mysterious disease has overtaken the entir ...more
Nov 25, 2011
Jun 04, 2011
 
Out of Sight, Out of Mind (Gifted, #1)
3.74
"Out of Sight, Out of Mind" is book 1 in the Gifted Series. I enjoyed this book for what it was....Essentially, a paranormal chapter book for younger ...more
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 24, 2010
 
Eighty Days Yellow (Eighty Days, #1)
2.92
I found out about this book via Goodreads on an advertisement...I knew it would be erotica because the title is so like 50 Shades... My first thought ...more
Nov 30, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
 
Chime
3.59
Chime, by Franny Billingsley is a Teen Historical Fiction (or at the very least, set in historical times)about Briony Larken, a self proclaimed albeit ...more
May 06, 2011
Jan 19, 2011
 
Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2)
4.25
A great book 2 for the series. As with most second books its a bit more mellow of a read, but Taylor does a great job of developing characters (especi ...more
Nov 21, 2013
May 09, 2013
 
Beastly
3.85
**spoiler alert** This is another book that I never got around to finishing...so maybe I will do that someday. I didn't quit it because I didn't like ...more
Nov 29, 2010
Aug 29, 2010
 
The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2)
4.10
I decided to go back and re-read the early books of this series. Why? I don't know, in the mood for Anita I guess. :) I don't care what anyone says, I ...more
Oct 17, 2013
Oct 13, 2013
 
Demon Hunting in the Deep South (Demon Hunting, #2)
3.95
I didn't quite enjoy this book as much as the first one...which I absolutely adored...but it was still a really good read. Plus, it seems like it was ...more
Nov 14, 2012
Oct 11, 2012
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.13
Well, I think this is a good read. And I think it will appeal to many audiences…but I do think it’s a bit overhyped. When I read the synopsis before I ...more
May 09, 2012
Dec 01, 2011
 
I Heart You, You Haunt Me
3.83
I read this after reading "Love, Ghosts, & Facial Hair," which I found to be quite a touching read for being so short and written in verse. Readin ...more
Nov 16, 2011
Apr 08, 2011
 
Ashes, Ashes (Ashes, Ashes, #1)
3.48
Decent read. I thought it was slow to get going, but once it did, it was a fast and fairly exciting read. This is the second time I picked the book up ...more
Sep 12, 2013
Apr 05, 2012
 
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
4.03
Very good read. I listened to this one on audio--the reader was really great. I was pretty frustrated with Lana for the first 1/3 of the book and I th ...more
Jun 16, 2011
Oct 18, 2010
 
The Compound (The Compound, #1)
3.83
I liked it. Even though I already knew what the twist was, there was enough weird stuff going on to keep me interested and horrified...even if I'm pre ...more
Dec 16, 2013
Dec 21, 2010
 
Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange, #1)
3.71
I loved this book! Or shall I say, "I love thee!" **Swoon** Wondrous Strange is a wonderful blend of faerie lore and shakespeare (which, if you know m ...more
Jan 03, 2011
Jul 10, 2010
 
Onyx (Lux, #2)
4.37
Pretty good, especially for book 2. I'll definitely be continuing the series. So that should say a lot?

Pros-
1. The sense if humor, banter between Kat
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Nov 17, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
 
Hit List (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #20)
3.90
I was super excited to see a new Anita Blake book come out....and a full length one at that. In this installment, we see a huge plot point from past b ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Mar 10, 2011
 
Crank (Crank, #1)
4.15
Crank by Ellen Hopkins (2004)

A great read for those interested in realistic fiction that deals with drugs, depression, rape and the cycle of abuse. Th
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Jul 02, 2013
Jun 17, 2010
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