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The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1)
Update: I've recently degraded this to a one star from a two when I realized how much of a disappointment it was. This review is, as a result, a lot m ...more
May 10, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
Is it just me or is this one missing the most obvious release date tie in ever?
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Mar 02, 2011
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2)
**spoiler alert** Okay first Mockingjay and now this? What is going on? I honestly can't even put into words what I felt so lacking in this installm ...more
Oct 30, 2010
Dec 21, 2009
The Supernaturalist
Time to review another oldie:D

This is one of those books that I absolutely LOVE but am terrified to re-read and find out it's not as great as my 12 ye
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Jul 18, 2009
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower #4.5)
As a bridge between Wizard and Glass & Wolves of the Calla, this book couldn't be more perfect. It draws on the dark, down-to-earth nostalgia of g ...more
Jan 02, 2013
Mar 10, 2011
The Average American Male
Vile, unsympathetic to every female, and completely, unashamedly, and unabashedly, honest.

It's a memoir, in a sense. This guy has never existed, and
May 15, 2010
May 14, 2010
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
Unabashedly the best of the series. Although it had lengthy gaps in action or meaty information, the dialogue and characters, as usual, were fun, witt ...more
Jan 04, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
Dark Life (Dark Life, #1)
We've all had our fill of dystopia-infused YA literature in the past couple of years. From the trilogy that seemed to have sparked its massive popular ...more
May 30, 2011
May 20, 2011
The Fault in Our Stars
It's about 11 A.M. where I am now, writing this. Approximately eight hours ago I was awake, voraciously devouring the last half (about 75-ish pages) o ...more
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
Malice (Malice, #1)
I never thought a book aimed at such a young audience could be as dark, smart and exciting as Malice. Combining elements of both the comic and novel m ...more
May 29, 2011
Jul 01, 2010
House of Dark Shadows (Dreamhouse Kings, #1)
What a nice surprise this turned out to be! It's tailor made for anyone who loves old scary houses, secret passage ways, and all the creepy descriptio ...more
Dec 21, 2009
Nov 08, 2009
Magyk (Septimus Heap, #1)
Magyk wasn't BAD, necessarily, it just really pales in comparison to so many other fantasy stories I've read. My main problem with it was the comple ...more
Jun 29, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Re-reading this makes me realize how insanely easy it is to get back into these books.

And how much of a crushing finality will hang over the midnight
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Jul 18, 2009
Light (Gone, #6)
It's been five years since this series started. I read the first book way back in my first semester of college, weaving it between forced-to-read book ...more
Sep 02, 2013
Feb 07, 2011
Touching Darkness (Midnighters, #2)
I don't know what it is about these books, but I can't get into them. Not in the can't-finish-at-all sense (its crazy easy to read, like most of Weste ...more
Jun 14, 2010
Jun 13, 2010
Henderson the Rain King
I imagine that chick from Eat Pray Love owes a lot to this book. Some rich and successful but oh-so-depressed dillhole decides to go to Africa because ...more
Mar 2011
Jan 13, 2011
This is one of those novels that thinks its brilliant and smart, and just makes itself sound even more dumb by the page. The great premise of hidden m ...more
Sep 08, 2010
Sep 06, 2010
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
There was a kernel of a clever idea hiding in the big reveal about the society and outside world, but it quickly gets muddled by the infinite amount o ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Feb 04, 2014
The Lie
Hilariously evil, extremely perverted and insanely addicting. The last 100 or so pages are filled to the brim with devious plots and dirty tricks and ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 05, 2010
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse #1)
True Blood fanatic since its inception, I guess I naively assumed the books were as hardcore, bloody and sex riddled as the HBO adaptation is. And yea ...more
Dec 23, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
I'm surprised at how good this was. It looks kiddie, and is kinda kiddie, but the story is well thought out and the bad guys are enjoyably evil, and ...more
Aug 17, 2010
Aug 16, 2010
Gone Girl
There's not really a whole lot that can be said about Gone Girl without ruining the multitude of its violent surprises. It's about a husband whose wif ...more
Sep 22, 2013
Sep 02, 2013
The White Mountains (The Tripods, #1)
While the premise, set about 100 years in the future where giant three legged machines, the Tripods, control every human on the planet, may seem famil ...more
Jul 05, 2010
Jun 30, 2010
The Ambassadors
Did I finish it? Not gonna lie: no. But did I get farther than I ever got for any book I never wanted to read for school? Hell yes. 73% farther accord ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 01, 2012
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
I can't believe King wrote this at the same age i am now. It's brilliant, oddly unique and beautifully written in a language that's kind of like ours, ...more
Apr 18, 2010
Apr 08, 2010
Under the Dome
First of all, this review contains no spoilers, because i wold kill someone a violent death if i had been told of the crazy twists towards the end of ...more
Dec 13, 2009
Nov 15, 2009
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
This book is a challenge. Not in a the-writing-is-difficult sort of way (Larsson is a pro at prose), but in another way. You have to give it a chance ...more
Aug 11, 2011
May 31, 2011
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
Okay, I admit, it was truly hard to get through and I wasn't loving it in the beginning. That changed fast. It's fascinating to read a book placed in ...more
May 04, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
Y: The Last Man - The Deluxe Edition Book Two
Re-reading this I'm realizing that places I previously viewed as dead-spots were just cleverly disguised moments of foreshadowing. The characters ring ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Sep 05, 2010
Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, #5)
Okay, I'll be brief here, because I don't want to talk about why I didn't like it as much as the previous books and make me hate myself. Here's three ...more
Jun 09, 2011
Apr 18, 2010
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