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The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
Alright, I honestly did not like this novel. I can't believe this woman has written more than 10 books? I've been trying to conjure up excuses to give ...more
Mar 02, 2010
Feb 27, 2010
Into the Wilderness (Wilderness, #1)
Something must be very wrong with me since I did not LOVE this novel despite all its 5 star reviews. I am a huge fan of the Outlander series and prett ...more
Feb 23, 2010
Feb 23, 2010
Born in Ice (Born In Trilogy, #2)
Really not anticipating on reading the second novel of the Born In Trilogy, I found myself wondering just how the time jumped to 4am and I already hal ...more
not set
Apr 11, 2010
The Book Thief
My rating—4.3 stars. I always have a hard time writing reviews for the books I love. I feel that no synopsis can justify the greatness of the novel. W ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
Like a lot of reviewers said, I am hesitant to even bother writing a review for such a popular book but what the heck! I have some stuff I'd like to s ...more
Jan 19, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
Miss Darcy Falls in Love
I am an idiot. I should’ve expected the sole focus of this book to be love from the the title but still I expected a little more diversity in content. ...more
Dec 23, 2013
Dec 24, 2013
The Scarlet Pimpernel
My, my, what a wonderful little novel about the eccentricity of the French Revolution, subtle romance, Anglo-French and class politics. Finally, a fiv ...more
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Mar 17, 2010
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1)
My first Agatha Christie novel...what took me so long!...Incidentally this was also my first eReader novel (only 99 cents)! Both experiences were wond ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 23, 2012
Her Royal Spyness (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #1)
Well, I think its safe to say that Rhys Bowen is no Agatha Christie. Having said that, this book is definitely entertaining! I really wish I could giv ...more
Dec 02, 2013
Dec 03, 2013
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
Components: science [genetics mostly], fantasy [witches, daemons & vampires], romance, history, strong female lead [woo!]

PHEW! It took me three at
Dec 28, 2013
Dec 28, 2013
The Other Typist
This wonderful little mystery gets 4.2 out of 5 stars to be exact! The aim of my review is to give the reader a brief summary of what they're getting ...more
Jul 04, 2013
Jul 04, 2013
Midnight Sun (Twilight, #1.5)
First of all i just want to say the most obvious thing that this is NOT a novel. It is by no means complete, has not been edited and I was very surpri ...more
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Feb 27, 2010
Gone Girl
What a mind fuck!...Yeah I said it. Gillian Flynn. What did you go through as an adolescent? I mean...all her other books seem dark and twisted as wel ...more
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Bravo, bravo! Finally, another wonderful and worthy read! Collins depicts a destructive world where 24 random children, from twelve districts, must an ...more
Mar 13, 2010
Feb 27, 2010
Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade  (Lord John Grey, #2)
Read this book if you are in desperate need of any Outlander connection. I originally gave this book 3 stars but then I read a few other Historical-Fi ...more
Feb 12, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
Born in Fire (Born In Trilogy, #1)
If this is the best of romance then I don't think I'll be exploring much more of the genre. The story line is fairly straightforward and there isn't m ...more
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Apr 09, 2010
Inescapable (The Premonition, #1)
To all the people who did not finish this book, hats off to you! I foolishly braved the entirety, hoping in vain for Bartol to redeem herself. But of ...more
Oct 18, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
The Age of Innocence
This was probably one of the most frustrating but amazing novels I have yet read. Wharton's insights about high "society" are so honest and lucid and ...more
Dec 19, 2009
Dec 19, 2009
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
*Disclaimer*- I read this after the pseudonym was revealed! HOWEVER, I don’t think it altered my perception of the novel-besides making parallels to H ...more
Jul 05, 2014
Jun 24, 2014
Gaudy Night (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #12)
Dorothy L. Sayers has a way of writing in the perfect balance between embellishment and suspense. A demented vandalizer is haunting the Shrewbery wome ...more
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Mar 30, 2010
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1)
I am honestly shocked by all the negative reviews on this book! First of all, People who called it "child-like:" Its a Young Adult novel, what did you ...more
Sep 16, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
Daughter of the Forest  (Sevenwaters, #1)
I have no idea how I found this book through my never-ending book rut but I'm very glad that I did. I just want to warn readers not to be disheartened ...more
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Jul 22, 2010
The Historian
My rating: 3.9 stars
Dracula is still alive & in need of a successor...Whom will it be? DUN DUN DUN!

Ohhh Elizabeth Kostova, what a tumultuous relat
Dec 23, 2012
Oct 07, 2012
The Swan Thieves
Maybe I'm being too harsh but I thought this book was awful. I'm so annoyed I even read it. I didn't like the storyline and I hated the ending. There ...more
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Jan 19, 2010
The House at Tyneford
I badly wanted to love this novel. I bought it in a sleepless delirium at an airport bookstore while being stranded between a missed connection. While ...more
Sep 05, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
The Winter Sea (Slains, #1)
Outlander fans will be disappointed-not sorely disappointed-just disappointed.

The only reason why I read The Winter Sea was because it was advertise
Sep 10, 2014
Nov 30, 2013
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
This book was NOT written well. Everything from the characters to the description is so one dimensional and flat. The only thing that got me through i ...more
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Feb 13, 2010
The Day the Falls Stood Still
Oh dear I really never LIKED this book. It IS well written I will give the author props for that bit. I liked the whole preservation of environment co ...more
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Feb 13, 2010
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Nothing actually happens in this book.
Jan 11, 2013
Dec 27, 2012
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
RIP Albus Dumbledore
Nov 29, 2013
Nov 28, 2013
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