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Psych Major Syndrome
Although "Psych Major Syndome" serves the reader a cute romance as the main course and some rather heart-melting bonding moments between the heroine, ...more
Aug 03, 2011
May 07, 2010
As You Wish
**** Read for the first time December 24th - 25th 2009 ****

Reviewed on the first day of Christmas:
The year is almost over and, frankly, I did not ex
Mar 03, 2013
Dec 25, 2009
"'Something really important came up,' he said. 'Something so important you didn't have the decency to give me a freaking ride home? What came up?' 'I ...more
not set
Jun 03, 2013
Winter's Child: A Retelling of "The Snow Queen" (Once Upon a Time)
My almost completed review just disappeared with an uncontrolled flick of my finger and I am too frustrated to start afresh. So, I am just going to sp ...more
Dec 03, 2011
Oct 17, 2009
Enclave (Razorland, #1)
Post-plague, underground, dystopian fiction set in a smallish, harsh, survival-of-the-fittest society, a deserted, crumbling New York City, unexpected ...more
Aug 30, 2011
Dec 24, 2010
Raw Blue
**spoiler alert** 3.5 personal stars, but deserving more. I honestly do not know how you could deal with the subject - a group rape, which the victim ...more
Aug 15, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
The Blue Girl (Newford)
This review was originally posted in 2008 after I had read the book for the first time:

"The Blue Girl" by Charles de Lint has been one of the most sat
May 20, 2012
Oct 17, 2009
Splitterherz (Splitterherz, #1)
**spoiler alert** I believe I am the first reader who did not finish this book. Most reviews are full of ecstatic ranting and promises to reread and r ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2010
Shattered Souls
The short version:
A bit draggy and boring during the first half, but quite captivating, when the action and the romance started to run warm.

The long v
Jan 06, 2012
Mar 12, 2011
The Eternal Ones (Eternal Ones, #1)
***Contains some spoilers from the first chapters*** Through all her childhood Haven Moore had flashbacks to earlier lives as different persons – that ...more
Dec 09, 2009
Mar 06, 2010
The Gargoyle
After reading 59 pages and waiting five months for summoning up enough motivation to go on reading (all my Goodreads friends seem to love the book wit ...more
not set
Nov 24, 2010
A Corner of White (The Colors of Madeleine, #1)
In all likelihood this 'review' of mine will not turn out to be a helpful contribution for those who are still on the fence concerning their own possi ...more
not set
Jun 16, 2012
Wake Unto Me
An unexpected, work-related reading assigment turned up, which I will use as an excuse to abandon this book after 72 pages, although I wanted to let i ...more
not set
Mar 26, 2010
Sign Language
With a few rare exceptions (i.e. Saving Francesca, Putting Makeup on Dead People, Saving June or also If I Stay) books about grief and me are usually ...more
not set
Sep 30, 2011
Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)
I loved-loved it. Better than the first volume and in spite of an abundance of elements that usually irk me endlessly: An unsolvable love-triangle (vi ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Oct 31, 2009
I've finally read the almost unobtainable young adult novel Fury by the wonderful Australian author Shirley Marr (You see what I mean when you encount ...more
Dec 28, 2011
May 16, 2011
The Sky Is Everywhere
It's beautifully written. Therefore anything less than three stars seems to be pretty unfair. Plus I can understand Lennie's actions and I like her me ...more
not set
Dec 13, 2010
Burn Bright (Night Creatures, #1)
A scifi-in-space-fantasy-monsters-vampires-and-strange-creatures-good-and-evil-beastly-but-gorgeous-guy-drugs-and-blood-thriller featuring an innocent ...more
Jun 11, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
Water for Elephants
This is one of those books I would not have read without the "help" of Goodreads. A lot of my friends here had been reading it last year and discussed ...more
Jan 21, 2011
Apr 04, 2010
The Spider And The Fly
The way into my parlour is up a winding stair. And I have many curious things to show you when you are there.

I still have to meet a librarian who can
Mar 02, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
Unraveling Isobel
If I were a fan of young adult psycho-thrillers "Unraveling Isobel" would surely represent a jackpot:

High School Senior Isobel, who has just moved wit
Nov 08, 2011
May 24, 2011
The Awakening (Darkest Powers, #2)
*** Read and reviewed on May 14th 2009, re-read on March 5th 2014 ***

This is so good ... and now I am waiting again!

The second part in the "Darkest Po
Mar 05, 2014
Oct 17, 2009
Babe in Boyland
3.5 stars. I do not really know exactly why I enjoy stories that picture girls masquerading as men so much – I do not mean stories that focus on girls ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Jan 31, 2011
Slumber (The Fade, #1)
Slumber is road trip fantasy fiction set in a parallel world, which some magicians' clans had especially created for their kind in order to evade huma ...more
not set
Dec 04, 2011
Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1)
I spontaneously give up after letting the already read 54 pages simmer for a while in my head. I truely cannot say that this first installment of the ...more
not set
Sep 11, 2010
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters
This reads like a perfect mixture of Hilary McKay and Jane Austen. (Style-wise and situation-wise. For instance, doesn't "Almighty Lou" remind you of ...more
Jul 28, 2010
Jul 16, 2010
Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen, #1)
***Read first and reviewed first on February 19th 2009*** Heart- and gut-wrenchingly good. I just ordered the sequel although still have 14 new books ...more
Apr 20, 2015
Oct 17, 2009
Wood Angel
I had read 106 pages when I stopped to admit to myself: "This is not for me". I was getting impatient and started flipping pages to quicken my pace. M ...more
not set
Mar 21, 2010
The Demon King (Seven Realms, #1)
I've read the first 132 pages and also the last 78 - because I kind of was interested in what happend to Princess Raisa and Hanson 'Hunts Alone' Alist ...more
not set
Oct 27, 2009
Nevermore (Nevermore, #1)
4.5 stars. I hope I'll take the time to elaborate later. It was a great, thrilling story with some great and lovable characters, but it had some unnec ...more
Oct 06, 2010
Jul 25, 2010