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Taken (Give & Take, #1)
Definitely better than Fifty Shades of Grey—from the plot to the romance to the steamy scenes. This book has it all and will leave you gasping for air ...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
Cracked Up to Be
**spoiler alert** I've heard nothing but praise for this book...and I felt let down.

While there were some comical lines (and some did make me laugh o
Nov 26, 2010
Mar 15, 2010
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
This was my initial reaction after finishing the last page:


All right. Now that I’ve had time to wrap my brain around this series, I decided to write
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
Bared to You (Crossfire, #1)
Very, very similar to Fifty Shades, but this is ten times better, especially the writing. Thank god Eva doesn’t have an inner goddess and she actually ...more
May 05, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Wet Moments
The title would suggest something other than what this is--a collection of poetry. This was a short read, with poems about life, how we live, and how ...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3)
Final thoughts:

What the hell am I going to read after this series? Nothing compares. NOTHING.

A few weeks later:

I became so attached to these character
Mar 04, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Ash's Letter to Meghan (The Iron Fey, #3.6)
I would have chased your spirit across the universe, to the place where your soul came to rest, and demanded the keepers of the gates to let me see yo ...more
May 22, 2012
May 22, 2012
Leap of Faith
Read the early drafts and LOVED. <3 Although I'm not sure what the newest version looks like, I'm fairly certain it'll be more badass than before. ...more
not set
Dec 28, 2011
Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2)
In Fifty Shades Darker, readers dive into more of Christian’s past, which is important for the story. Christian has a lot of demons he needs to addres ...more
Mar 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Fissure (Chronicles of the Interred, #2)
Sometimes authors suffer from Sucktastic Sequel Syndrome, where the second book doesn’t quite live up to the first. But in Marilyn’s case, I think, Fi ...more
May 30, 2014
Mar 30, 2014
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
What a beautiful story about a love that transcends time and losses which rupture the heart. I don’t remember the last time I read a book with so many ...more
May 06, 2012
Oct 02, 2011
Airborne (Airborne Saga, #1)
I’ll be the first to admit I’ve never read, or ever heard about, a book concerning harpies. Constance brings a new creature to the paranormal/mytholog ...more
Aug 02, 2011
Apr 16, 2011
The Sleepwalkers
**ARC Courtesy of Netgalley

I got to page 255 and lost my interest.

Was it weird? Yes. Was it scary like I thought it would be? Nope. The writing was c
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Jul 08, 2011
Redemption (Hearts of Stone, #1)
Read this back when it was just a Word document. Very unique and interesting, and uses something I don't see often in the paranormal world—gargoyles.
not set
Apr 07, 2012
Tris & Izzie
**ARC Courtesy of Netgalley

The only redeeming portion of this book is its cover, unfortunately.

As I read the first fifty pages (forty-eight, to be exa
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May 13, 2011
The Champion (Love Inspired Historical)
**ARC Courtesy of NetGalley

I feel the need to insert a disclaimer that this is Christian fiction. Why? Because I know a lot of people who read romance
Jul 11, 2011
Jun 02, 2011
The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1)
Fangirls of Julie Kagawa will hate me for this, but...

...I thought this was pretty boring. I found myself skipping through most of the narrative becau
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Sep 22, 2011
A Perfect Storm (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #4)
All right, I admit it: I haven’t read the previous books in this series. I should, though, because I thoroughly enjoyed Spencer and Arizona. Plus, eac ...more
Jan 26, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
The Vincent Boys (The Vincent Boys, #1)

I wasn’t sure what to expect before reading this book, but it was a quick, light read. Great for summer, too.

Ashton, Sawyer, and Beau were best fr
May 12, 2012
Sep 09, 2011
It’s been a while since I’ve read this book, and I’ve been meaning to review it, but I just haven’t had the chance lately.

Nick has the ability to see
Dec 13, 2012
Oct 26, 2011
The Pledge (The Pledge, #1)
The Pledge was a fun read. Any story that weaves fantasy with reality (or, in this case, fantasy with post-apocalyptic/dystopian) is a win with me. Th ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Apr 16, 2011
The New Girl (Webster Grove, #1)
At first, I wasn’t sure what to think about this story. Sitting in class with the characters was a bit boring for a while, but then, about halfway thr ...more
Jan 29, 2015
Feb 07, 2013
The Golden Cage (A Dance of Dragons, #0.5)

This was such an interesting Fantasy story (even if it was only 50 or so pages).

Life can be tough in the land of Ourthuro, where Princess Leena’s f
Jan 28, 2015
May 21, 2014
Against the Wall (Officer Mine)
I wish this had been longer. There seemed to be a really awesome novella/novel just waiting to happen, but the story was too short for me to become at ...more
Apr 08, 2014
Mar 19, 2014
The Braided Path
A vertical world? This sounds amazing!
not set
Apr 02, 2014
Raising the Dead (Past Midnight, #1.5)
3.5 stars. Charlotte Silver and the Silver Spirits group are at it again. In the bridging novella, a hurricane hits the coast of South Carolina and ev ...more
Feb 19, 2011
Feb 13, 2011
Defy the Stars
For never was a tale of more woe . . .

If you’re a fan of Romeo and Juliet retellings, then here’s your chance to pick up an awesome book. Defy the St
Sep 07, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
The Card: A Van Stone Novel
3.5/5 stars

**Book Copy Courtesy of Author

After winning an essay competition, Van Stone is the new batboy in town. His life is great until a death rock
May 21, 2011
May 04, 2011
Open Road Summer
Everyone’s raving about this book. Typically when that happens, I’m leery. I know how overhyped a lot of books are, and they turn out to be mediocre. ...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
To This Day: For the Bullied and Beautiful
"If you can't see anything beautiful about yourself,
get a better mirror,
look a little closer,
stare a little longer,
because there is something inside y
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
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