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Triptych (Will Trent, #1)
4.13
The book is written in third person, but we have different narrators throughout. It starts with Michael Ormewood whom I did not like. This is partly w ...more
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.13
4.5

My original interest in this book really only came about because Marissa Meyer was at a signing with Leigh Bardugo (whose book I wanted). I knew ot
...more
Oct 22, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
 
Say Yes to the Marquess (Castles Ever After, #2)
3.92
As the first book I read in 2015, Say Yes to the Marquess is going to be difficult to equal -- or top. All the swoons for Say Yes to the Marquess. All ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Jan 04, 2015
 
A Rogue by Any Other Name (The Rules of Scoundrels, #1)
3.94
Excuse me while I go seek out all Sarah MacLean's other historical romances. I find that I simply must read them all. Have you ever picked up a book o ...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
 
The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #4)
3.61
Oh, Richard. Like Iris, I just can't quite hate you. And I don't want to, either.

The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy takes a different... tone (for l
...more
Feb 05, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
 
Game (Jasper Dent, #2)
4.20
Game: The Sequel to "I Hunt Killers" Barry Lyga, what have you done to my brain??

Game, like I Hunt Killers before it, kept me constantly on edge. Jazz
...more
May 04, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
 
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
4.49
Oh, this entire series makes me happy. I adore what Marissa Meyer has done with this world and its characters and... and... I looooooove it. I wouldn' ...more
Feb 06, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
 
Siege and Storm (The Grisha, #2)
4.15
Oh, Leigh Bardugo. What have you done to me?

Shadow and Bone leaves Mal and Alina fleeing to 'safety'. But let's be honest: as long as the Darkling is
...more
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
 
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
4.10
8/19/2014 reread: Still an adorable book and I love it for the same reasons I did in 2012.

Please excuse me as I squee in my pants (to quote Missie). I
...more
Aug 19, 2014
May 16, 2012
 
Indelible (Grant County, #4)
4.19
Knowing that there are more books in this series with Jeffrey in them, you know that no matter what happens to him in this book, he’ll survive. I appr ...more
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
 
If the Viscount Falls (The Duke's Men, #4)
4.01
3.5

Having read two of the previous three books, I was seriously looking forward to Dom and Jane's story, especially with the glimpses we've seen in th
...more
Feb 2015
Feb 02, 2015
 
Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover (The Rules of Scoundrels, #4)
4.00
Pretty sure Sarah MacLean is an evil writing genius. If you've somehow managed to remain unspoiled about who Chase is, I highly recommend to not read ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Nov 26, 2014
 
Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgertons, #4)
4.20
March 2015 reread: I stayed up until 3am reading this book, and I'm happy to say it's just as amazing as the first time around. *flails*

*pauses* *bask
...more
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
4.33
Joint review with Kelly

Original review: http://onabookbender.com/2012/04/11/j...

Kelly: When we originally made plans to read book 1 together, I had no
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Mar 10, 2012
Oct 24, 2011
 
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
4.02
Original review: http://onabookbender.com/2012/07/16/r...

4.5

Oh, this book! You know how I hate love triangles? I don’t know what it is about Stephanie
...more
Jun 22, 2012
May 26, 2012
 
Bayou Moon (The Edge, #2)
4.09
Original review: http://onabookbender.com/2012/08/08/r...

I further retract any disappointment I had over this series not having the same main characte
...more
Jul 05, 2012
May 26, 2012
 
On the Edge (The Edge, #1)
4.02
Original review: http://onabookbender.com/2012/06/11/r...

Declan is naughty. I just reread the last few pages of this book before I started by review,
...more
May 18, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
Grace Interrupted (Manor House Mystery, #2)
3.95
Actual rating 3.5

Although this is the second book in the series, it can stand on its own. I assume that I missed a lot of character development in the
...more
May 25, 2011
May 24, 2011
 
Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5)
4.45
Joint Review with Kelly

Kelly: I didn’t want to punch Curran at the beginning of this book (unlike the beginning of book 4) which is a plus since he’s,
...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
 
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4)
4.48
Originally reviewed with Kelly: http://onabookbender.com/2012/05/14/j...

Kelly: The beginning of this book was so hard to read. OMG! Kate and her broke
...more
Apr 14, 2012
Oct 24, 2011
 
Ten Things I Love About You (Bevelstoke, #3)
3.96
Ten Things I Love About You was more of a surprise read. Not because it's surprising I read a historical romance. Or even that I read a Julia Quinn hi ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
 
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
4.08
Levana may not be likeable, but she certainly is readable.

In fact, I had trouble putting Fairest down. A chance to learn how the villain of The Lunar
...more
Feb 16, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
 
Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3)
4.17
For me, the shining part of Stephanie Perkins's writing is that she's able to tap into my memories of what it was like to be a teenager with a crush. ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
 
When He Was Wicked (Bridgertons, #6)
4.03
When He Was Wicked lacks the lighthearted fun of other Julia Quinn novels, but at the same time, it's to be expected. This is the story of Francesca, ...more
Sep 03, 2014
Sep 03, 2014
 
Someone Like You (Los Lobos, #1)
3.93
It's been a long time since I picked up a contemporary romance, but my mood said contemporary and contemporary I got. I was particularly intrigued by ...more
Aug 17, 2013
Aug 17, 2013
 
A Faint Cold Fear (Grant County, #3)
4.13
Actual Rating: 3.5

It only took about 20 pages before something happened, and it shocked me enough to the point where it felt surreal, and that maybe I
...more
Apr 08, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
 
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
4.35
I don't always have the greatest attention span for non-fiction books, even when I'm interested in the subject -- like with writing books. But I've be ...more
Mar 18, 2015
Mar 18, 2015
 
One Dance with a Duke (Stud Club, #1)
3.91
Can we just pause for a moment and revel in the hilarity of a club called the Stud Club? Hilarity and brilliance. Because...STUD CLUB. Good times, goo ...more
Aug 25, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
 
Lord's Fall (Elder Races, #5)
4.25
*flails*

Oh. Oh, this book. I went into this book not really sure what to expect. I often find established couples (i.e., couples who have found their
...more
Nov 10, 2012
Nov 06, 2012
 
Eternal Kiss of Darkness (Night Huntress World, #2)
4.21
I love the world that Jeaniene Frost has created with her Night Huntress series, and have really enjoyed getting to know the side characters better in ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 01, 2011
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