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Origin (Corpus, #1)
Originally reviewed on A Reader of Fictions.

You guys, I have been so excited to read Origin. Unfortunately, just because I think a book sounds awesome
Aug 05, 2012
Apr 04, 2012
Of Poseidon (The Syrena Legacy, #1)
Originally posted here.

I really, really would like to find a mermaid book that I like a lot, but that search will be continuing. Of Poseidon is a book
May 27, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
Drowning Instinct
Whoa. What an incredibly dark and well-done novel. I have absolutely no doubt that Ilsa J. Bick will come to be recognized alongside authors like Laur ...more
Jan 29, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns #1)
I have always loved rereading, and with my memory it's both a necessity (if I want to remember any details of my favorite books) and a pleasure. Even ...more
Oct 14, 2012
Sep 27, 2011
The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1)
For whatever reason this book just did not work for me. All of my reviewer friends with similar taste enjoyed it a lot, like Great Imaginations, Cuddl ...more
Jan 04, 2013
Feb 28, 2012
Being Sloane Jacobs
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

Lauren Morrill is awesome. I’m privileged to know her IRL as well as through her deliciously fluffy novels. So, yeah, that’s a
Dec 30, 2013
Oct 26, 2012
Geeks, Girls and Secret Identities
As a huge fan of superhero stories, I could not resist Mike Jung's debut novel, Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities. Yet again, my instincts for middl ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
In Austenland, Hale played with the characters of Pride and Prejudice, a rather obvious place to start, what with P&P's popularity. Honestly, I wa ...more
Feb 04, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom
Last year, I read Notes from the Blender by Brendan Halpin and Trish Cook. It was completely adorable, with excellent teen characters and touching on ...more
Mar 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Middle school sucked for me. You may think I'm exaggerating, but I'm really not. During the entirety of middle school, I never had any real friends. I ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
Meant to Be
OMG, you guys, pardon me while I flail freaking everywhere over how incredibly hilarious and wonderful and perfect for me this book is! Ahhhhh! There ...more
Nov 02, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)
Shaun and Georgia Mason are adopted siblings and well-respected bloggers. Georgia's a newsie, meaning that she tells the truth without bias, only the ...more
Jun 19, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)
Update: Scarlet is even better the second time through. Just saying.

Jan 10, 2014
Feb 07, 2012
Glitch (Glitch, #1)
Originally reviewed on A Reader of Fictions.

Going into this, I had already seen the negative reviews rolling in from trusted sources. I am really grat
Aug 06, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Scent of Magic (Healer, #2)
Touch of Power ranked among my very favorite books I read last year. Needless to say, I wanted Scent of Magic like my cat wants deli meat. With such h ...more
Nov 14, 2012
May 03, 2012
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
View all of my reviews here.

I love epic fantasy and I also love Russian things. While not set in the real Russia, Shadow and Bone's setting is very Ru
Jun 10, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
Originally posted here.

Guys! This book was SO perfect for me. Like, seriously, how did I not read this sooner, because it is made of awesomeness. Beli
Jul 29, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Croak (Croak, #1)
Damico has a really interesting writing style; she definitely has a cadence of her own. She also puts a unique spin on things. For example, due to Lex ...more
Mar 18, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
The Diviner's Tale
A lot of interesting and dramatic stuff happens in this book. Which is why it's amazing how incredibly boring it managed to be. I had to force myself ...more
Dec 12, 2010
Nov 28, 2010
Eve (The Eve Trilogy, #1)
Undoubtedly, the most terrifying dystopias for me personally are the ones that involve the role of women in society after a calamity. Eve falls in wit ...more
Oct 09, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
Something Like Normal
Originally posted here.

There are some subjects that I avoid like the plague, and current politics tops the list. A subset of that is anything about th
Jul 09, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
Starters (Starters, #1)
Obviously, I was looking forward to Starters, because it includes the magic word in its description: dystopia. However, I wasn't nearly as pumped abou ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Breaking Beautiful
Wow. After my last Apocalypsies read was such a disappointment, I was a little worried that my streak of awesome reads from those guys might be over. ...more
Apr 23, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Ready Player One
One of the main themes of the book, yet again unsurprisingly, is the question of whether life in the OASIS is really living. Cline seems to come down ...more
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
Burn Mark (Burn Mark, #1)
Originally posted here.

First off, I totally dig stories set in alternative universes. There's something about it that calls to me. In Burn Mark, every
Jul 08, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
Tankborn (Tankborn, #1)
Tankborn was definitely another reminder to me not to judge books by their covers, which I will undoubtedly continue to do ad infinitum. Still, I know ...more
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
Practical Jean
For fans of black comedy, this novel is just about perfect. Of course, black comedy doesn't appeal to everyone; certainly, it did not appeal to me whe ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
First of all, I need to state clearly for the record that this was a totally stellar read. It reminded me quite a bit of A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sh ...more
Dec 20, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
The Absolutist
One way I can tell a book is really good is if I'll keep reading it despite its absurdly long chapters. Such is the case with The Absolutist. The damn ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Mar 20, 2012
Unbreak My Heart
Originally posted here.

When Unbreak My Heart first appeared on NetGalley, I actually didn't request it. I haven't read any of Walker's prior novels, I
May 23, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
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