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The Plague
There appears to be have been a wasted opportunity here to do a lighter tale type story, based on the idea that two people from comletely different so ...more
Sep 30, 2009
Sep 26, 2009
Wake (Dream Catcher, #1)
I don't know if this is a more recent trend but I've been reading more and more books that don't appear to have much of a point to them. They start of ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
The Secret Hour (Midnighters, #1)
I was impressed with the multiple POVs Westerfield provided all the major characters. You really get to know them all quite well and this added a leve ...more
Aug 14, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
This last installment in the Hunger Games trilogy starts some weeks after the last one ended. Katniss is brough to District 13 and they're now using h ...more
Dec 09, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
The City of Ember (Book of Ember, #1)
The basic premise of the book is that there's some sort of man made disaster which has forced the government to build an underground city insuring the ...more
Apr 20, 2010
Aug 11, 2009
The Faerie Door
This book started off wonderfully. The chemistry between Victoria and Elliot was definately the main strength of the story. The premise of sending a s ...more
Jun 26, 2009
Jun 26, 2009
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
The premise for this book only seems interesting up until you actually start reading it. But it never really evolves beyond the simple plot that there ...more
Sep 08, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
The story continues with Katniss and Peeta arriving home, reuniting with friends and family, only to begin their tour of every district as the victors ...more
Sep 2009
Aug 14, 2009
Night World, No. 1 (Night World, #1-3)
This was my first time reading a vampire based book and I thought "Secret Vampire" was terrific even if it wasn't terrbile original, the characters an ...more
Aug 14, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
Gone (Gone, #1)
The premise is so completely outlandish that it literally pushes suspension of disbelief to the breaking point, even for a scifi book. However I must ...more
Sep 21, 2009
Aug 29, 2009
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
While the story was entertaining to a certain extent and it had decent characters, it wasn't very compelling, and there was literally no action to spe ...more
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
Lord Loss (The Demonata, #1)
This was a grissly book, which was not something I was expecting, but I definately enjoyed it. The story will leave you wondering how it will end. Eve ...more
Jun 23, 2010
Jun 20, 2010
Skinned (Cold Awakening, #1)
I listened to this on audio book and it's a probably a good thing I did because I probably wouldn't have gotten thru all the teenage soap opera stuff ...more
Aug 12, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2)
There appears to be more drama tension and action in the second book but it seems you have to get thru an insane amount of teenage angst to appreciate ...more
Aug 31, 2009
Aug 15, 2009
Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)
The main plot of the story appears to be an ever slow unraveling of the mystery behind the identity of "Finn" and his connection with the now dead pri ...more
Mar 11, 2010
Feb 27, 2010
Fade (Dream Catcher, #2)
A much more compelling story than the first book once it got near the end. Also really depressing as well.
Jul 21, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
Living Dead Girl
Not exactly what you would describe as a fun read since the subject matter is pretty brutal, but I would still recommend this as as a good work of fic ...more
not set
Jul 29, 2009
In the Hand of the Goddess (Song of the Lioness, #2)
This was a decent sequel to the first book, "Alanna the First Adventure," but the length of each of the books in the "Song of the Lioness" series does ...more
Dec 18, 2009
Nov 17, 2009
Ella Enchanted
What can I say, I was enchanted by Ella. This was a very entertaining and well thought out reimagining of the classic Cinderalla tale. Perfect for kid ...more
Aug 05, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain #1)
As far as children books go this wasn't bad.
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
The Wizard Heir (The Heir Chronicles, #2)
This was a well written story with some very good characters, but it seems that the characters of Jack, Ellen and company from the first book really g ...more
Mar 12, 2010
Sep 24, 2009
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
There doesn't appear to be much of a story here. It's just one long string of events that neither contains any suspense or drama to it. I felt very mu ...more
Mar 28, 2010
Aug 10, 2009
The Black Cauldron (The Chronicles of Prydain #2)
I'm afraid this will be the last Prydain book I'll be reading. The stories and characters are simply not written for anyone above the age of 12.
Feb 27, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
I simply couldn't finish this book. It wasn't particularly boring but after 65 pages I couldn't honestly see any point going any further. The plot was ...more
not set
Oct 16, 2009
City of Shadows (TimeRiders, #6)

Scarrow has produced another gem and in his usual record time. In this installment we learn even more about the team and the secrets of pandora!
not set
Jul 06, 2012
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
I read this book 2 years after it was published. Who on earth knew that it would take an additional 3 more years for the sequel to come out!
not set
Aug 04, 2009
Crashed (Cold Awakening, #2)
I honestly don't know why I keep reading this book series. Nothing exciting ever happens in it and the characters are simply obnoxious or boring!
Oct 06, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
When You Reach Me
Not particularly original, but it was an easy read and the characters were well developed.
Oct 04, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
Hunger (Riders of the Apocalypse, #1)
Not really what I was expecting. Never finished the book and felt no incentive to.
Sep 08, 2010
Apr 06, 2010
How I Live Now
If you're into incest romance for the 15 year old age range, this book is for you.
Apr 26, 2010
Oct 22, 2009
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