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Of Poseidon (The Syrena Legacy, #1)
This is going to be an incredibly difficult review to write for a multitude of reasons but especially because I hate giving a not so positive review t ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)

You wouldn’t believe how excited I was for this novel. The synopsis reads like someone looked into my head and took what I wanted to read and then wro
Jul 10, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
Alif the Unseen
Dear People who Read Books,

Please read this book.

No, really, I mean it. Okay fine, I will tell you why you need to read this. The characters in this n
Jun 14, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
Venom (Secrets of the Eternal Rose, #1)
Venom invites you to a rich world of mystery and intrigue set in Renaissance Venice. It offers secret rendezvous in graveyards, masked balls and erran ...more
Oct 21, 2012
Oct 05, 2011
Counting Backwards
It is important, especially after the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, to take a careful look at the way mental illness is portrayed in popula ...more
Dec 17, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
Let me preface this by saying that this is not going to be an easy review to write. Krystle and I read this together and it was interesting to notice ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 01, 2011
The Assassin's Curse (The Assassin's Curse, #1)
Can I just say first that I love the cover? Because I really love it. It’s so…lovely. The calligraphy almost seems like Arabic, fitting in with the re ...more
Aug 03, 2012
May 05, 2012
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
Please be forewarned that the following might be a huge love letter to the novel because I liked it that much. Where do I start? How do I start? Just ...more
Jun 2012
Nov 17, 2011
The beginning of this novel is so very awesome that I have to applaud Mr. Marks on it. I started the novel without rereading the synopsis so I literal ...more
Aug 2012
Mar 10, 2012
Defiance (Defiance #1)
I’d like to start this review by saying that I loved this novel to bits. Well, okay, not to bits because I have no idea what bits have to do with lovi ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
Raise your hand if you have ever finished a book and been flummoxed by the ending. Befuddled by it. Bewildered, maybe. These are all adjectives that a ...more
Jun 29, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
Storybound (Storybound #1)
I’ve heard people comparing Storybound to books like the Inkheart series by Cornelia Funke and I think it’s an apt comparison because like Inkheart, S ...more
Mar 17, 2012
May 23, 2011
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
This one has gotten so many mixed reviews I was a little wary about starting it. Once I did, I let out a sigh of relief because although Celaena (I’m ...more
Aug 05, 2012
Jul 18, 2010
The Forsaken (The Forsaken, #1)
I don’t often read Dystopocalyptic novels willingly but when Lisa approached me for a review and I read the synopsis, I found myself intrigued. I am g ...more
Jul 2012
Jun 01, 2012
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
Right now I shall attempt, with all the skill I have in my arsenal as a somewhat itinerant reviewer (okay, not really, I just wanted to use that word) ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Nov 02, 2011
The Last Princess (Last Princess, #1)
This is going to be crazily difficult to write because, as I have said before and will reiterate again, I dislike writing negative reviews. However, I ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Oct 23, 2011
The Girl with Borrowed Wings

I find myself, for the first time ever perhaps, struggling to properly organize my reaction to a book. So I am going to jump right in and hope that
Jun 26, 2012
Nov 27, 2011
Fracture (Fracture, #1)
I know for certain that there will be lots of mixed reviews about Megan Miranda’s debut novel but for me, it was a strong five star novel and I don’t ...more
Nov 10, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
May B.
I love stories in verse therefore I wasn't much surprised when I ended up enjoying May B. a whole lot more than I had expected to. There's this cleanl ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
Valkyrie Rising (Valkyrie, #1)
Having two older brothers of my own, I can totally empathize with Ellie’s feelings about her Nordic Godlike sibling who casts Ellie in shadow. His pro ...more
Oct 25, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
The Demon Catchers of Milan
I started reading this novel hoping that it wouldn’t be too terrible and I finished it hoping that it wouldn’t end. I mean, you guys, this one wasn’t ...more
Jul 20, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)

There’s a certain eternalness about fairytales. As humanity evolves, so do they, finding forms through which to answer the need people have to believe
Nov 08, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1)
Have you ever read a book and been left with a cloying feeling that lingered long after the last page has been turned? Because that’s how I felt after ...more
Jul 18, 2012
Oct 05, 2011
Through to You
This novel surprised me by its depth. It was more substantial than I had expected it to be and reading it was a pleasure. While the premise is rather ...more
Jul 07, 2012
Apr 03, 2011
The Dark Unwinding (The Dark Unwinding, #1)
Once upon a not very long time ago, there was a girl. She was, as are all good heroines, an orphan. There was also present in the excellent cast an ev ...more
Nov 05, 2012
May 26, 2012
When the Sea Is Rising Red (Hobverse #1)
People do not seem to like this one too much so obviously I, contrary creature that I am, like it a lot. I liked how courageous the book and obviously ...more
Apr 23, 2012
Feb 08, 2012
The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1)
Daniel O'Malley is Australian, you guys and call me biased but I had high expectations of this book. The premise is so fantastic that I was completely ...more
Jan 30, 2012
Aug 06, 2011
Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)
A C. Gaughen’s reimagining of Robin Hood’s tale is a electric, compelling and absolutely brilliant. I’m sure the story started off from a “What if…” q ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Aug 03, 2011
Crewel (Crewel World, #1)
Let’s do something different with this review. Usually my reviews are lines and lines of prose that nobody probably even reads but this time, I shall ...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jun 24, 2011
Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy, #1)

I don’t know why but when I began this book, I thought it was about vampires. No, really, I did. I don’t know why. Perhaps it is the red dress on the
Jul 29, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
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