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Flight Behavior
I love Barbara Kingsolver. All of her books automatically go on my to-read list, because she's brilliant. One of the things I love about her is how un ...more
Nov 06, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
The Summer Garden (The Bronze Horseman, #3)
FINALLY. I am done with this series. I can put it to bed and never think on it again. There are times where the series was quite good, but more times ...more
Jun 11, 2013
May 06, 2013
Mini review: Excellent world building and no romance.

Full Review:

Given the onslaught of dystopian and post-apocalyptic fiction, knowing which authors
Nov 27, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Between, #1)
Sometimes I'm that guy. You know, the one who reads a book that trusted friends, ones I usually agree with, were super impressed by and ends up unenth ...more
Jun 27, 2013
Feb 28, 2012
Sever (The Chemical Garden, #3)
Just to be up front with everything, this will be more of a series review than a Sever review, because, honestly, not much actually fucking happens in ...more
Apr 26, 2013
Feb 28, 2012
There are some authors who write in such a way that I'm mentally swept off my feet, in love from the first words. Rainbow Rowell officially joins this ...more
Jun 12, 2013
May 29, 2013
Nobody But Us
To be entirely fair, I was not sure if this book would be my thing. The teens on the run aspect didn't really appeal to me, but Nobody But Us was blur ...more
Dec 08, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
The Impossible Knife of Memory
Can I just say that Laurie Halse Anderson is the best? Actually, don’t answer that, because I don’t care what you think, because she just is the best ...more
Dec 18, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
The Perfume Collector
When offered a review copy of The Perfume Collector, I did the same thing I always do first: checked out the Goodreads page to see how the early revie ...more
May 14, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Golden Boy
This is one of those times where I'm incredibly glad that I'm a book blogger. You see, were I not blogging, I would not have the reader friends I do, ...more
Jun 13, 2013
May 04, 2013
The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy, #1)
Actual Rating: 4.5 stars, but I'm rounding up because I loved every minute.

In my experience, YA novels written by romance novelists generally go one o
Sep 16, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Fever (The Chemical Garden, #2)
About a year ago, I reviewed Fever, and it was pointed out to me how positive the review was compared to my rating; you can still see on my blog, but ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
Me Before You
Jojo Moyes was not really on my radar. I'd seen her name a couple of places, memorable because of its uniqueness, but had not really marked her down a ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Two Boys Kissing
4.5 Stars, but rounding up because I feel like it.

After several disappointments with David Levithan's works written with Rachel Cohn and Andrea Cremer
Aug 11, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Wasteland (Wasteland, #1)
I like to begin my reviews with the good stuff about a book in most cases, before transitioning into my criticisms. Well, here's what I can offer abou ...more
Mar 23, 2013
Jul 05, 2012
How to Train Your Dragon (How to Train Your Dragon, #1)
As we all know, movies often aren't much like the books they're based on, and that's incredibly true here. Now, the setting's the same: Vikings, drago ...more
Jun 28, 2013
Jan 03, 2012
In a Handful of Dust (Not a Drop to Drink, #2)
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One of the things I hate is when a sequel is announced after I’ve read the first bo
Sep 15, 2014
Jan 02, 2014
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
Holy shit balls of awesomesauce, I cannot even handle the feels of this book. Gah, my emotions are in a right state, okay, because this book is one of ...more
May 12, 2013
Jul 02, 2012
The Ability (The Ability, #1)
I am a total sucker for middle grade novels about special schools and kids with powers. Perhaps it's because I grew up reading Harry Potter, and am st ...more
Apr 20, 2013
Oct 09, 2012
Fade to Black (Rojan Dizon, #1)
Alright, I have a lot of fairly unpleasant things to say about Fade to Black, so I want to stress first and foremost that I don't think this is a bad ...more
Mar 09, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
A Mad, Wicked Folly
There’s a special place in my heart for the books that leave me with a huge, goofy grin on my face. Seriously, you should see me right now, because I ...more
Dec 23, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2)
I have made no secret of my immense love of Grave Mercy, and have been recommending it to everyone I know who enjoys historical fiction, fantasy, and ...more
Mar 31, 2013
May 10, 2012
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
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4.5 stars

Sarah J. Maas impressed me with Throne of Glass. I knew then that I
Dec 21, 2014
May 18, 2013
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Holly Black ranks as one of the premier young adult authors, much honored for her Black Cat series. Perhaps that's where I should have started, as it ...more
Sep 04, 2013
May 10, 2012
Prophecy (The Dragon King Chronicles, #1)
Writing this review gives me no pleasure. I've been eagerly anticipating Prophecy for months, ever since I heard the comparison to Graceling. On top o ...more
Nov 18, 2012
May 10, 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
Fruits Basket, Vol. 1 (Fruits Basket, #1)
Fruits Basket is probably my very favorite manga that I have read to date. Now, I wholeheartedly admit that the premise is weird and unlikely, but, he ...more
Feb 26, 2014
Mar 11, 2012
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
The 100 (The Hundred, #1)
The 100 has been billed as Battlestar Galactica for teens, and, for once, I totally agree with the marketing. Of course, it's very much season 3 Battl ...more
Aug 24, 2013
May 16, 2013
Soul Screamers Vol. 1: My Soul to Lose • My Soul to Take • My Soul to Save
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Thanks to BEA 2012, I’ve had a pretty copy of this omnibus sitting on my shelves fo
Dec 16, 2013
Jun 13, 2012
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