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The Language of Flowers
4.06
The elegantly worded The Language of Flowers made me invest quite a lot during the first chapters, but gambled all my affection away later on. I will ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Life's a Witch
3.39
“Slipping my clothes off, I took a minute to check myself out in the mirror. [...] Damn. I may not be Jessica Alba, but I could probably have been her ...more
Feb 05, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
4.10
*** Read on 12/12/2010. Re-read from 08/09/2012 to 08/13/2012. Review written in 2010. ***
Let me tell you: There is nothing too special about the sto
...more
Aug 13, 2012
Mar 21, 2010
 
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
3.79
4.5 stars. The spaceship Goodspeed is on its 300 years long journey to an inhabitable planet, Centauri-Earth. On board are about hundred specialists a ...more
Jan 30, 2011
May 18, 2010
 
The Near Witch (The Near Witch, #1)
3.78
It's really easy to see how much time and thought debut author Victoria Schwab has successfully invested into the wording of her witchy kidnapping ta ...more
Aug 12, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.31
"Hunger Games meets Matrix?" This should be interesting!
May 26, 2011
Jul 21, 2010
 
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
3.85
"Yamaguchi Hiroyuki, who rested agura-style in front of a too warm kotatsu, enjoyed a cup of fragrant genmaicha with a plate of fresh kusamochi from a ...more
Jul 16, 2012
May 28, 2012
 
Ashfall (Ashfall, #1)
3.94
”Everything would be better tomorrow, I thought: a new day, a new dawn. It would have to be better than this. I was wrong. There was no new dawn the ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Apr 09, 2011
 
The Taker (The Taker #1)
3.69
*** The review may contain some spoilery concerning the first half of the plot ***

Finally over. *sigh*


That short outburst above had been my "review" r
...more
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
 
Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1)
3.58
Mermaids are my favorite creatures – always have been. Consequently I notice with glee all those merfolk novels that lately have started popping up le ...more
Dec 22, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
Mystic City (Mystic City, #1)
3.77
I would shelve Theo Lawrence’s young adult debut Mystic City as Futuristic Romantasy, if I had to be precise. It takes place in a future, but alternat ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1)
3.98
Meh-meh. I really think that a bEarding-school story would have been far more orginal than this "followed-all-baking-instructions-for-paranomal-young- ...more
Feb 27, 2011
Mar 06, 2010
 
Crewel (Crewel World, #1)
3.77
'The tech is safer now ... It can change how a person acts and thinks.' I tell him about what Cormac said about isolating problem areas in the strand ...more
not set
Mar 25, 2012
 
Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
3.93
I was skeptical after I read a ton of reviews and saw that Becca Fitzpatrick recommended it (very bad sign in my opinion), but I decided not to cancel ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Feb 11, 2010
 
Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1)
4.10
Grace sidled up beside me and whispered, 'This was huge, Echo. If Luke's into you again, life will change. Who he talks to and dates changes everyone' ...more
not set
Jun 14, 2012
 
The Life and Times of Gracie Faltrain (Gracie Faltrain, #1)
3.64
“ALYCE: 'Gracie's got brown hair, like me. She's about the same height, too. People notice her. I think it's her voice. It's always louder than you ex ...more
Nov 26, 2014
Nov 19, 2011
 
The Forbidden Sea
4.05
It's kind of a cross between Cinderella and The Little Mermaid - or, to be more precise, one of those fairytales dealing with a fisherman lured into t ...more
Aug 05, 2010
Oct 18, 2009
 
Starglass
3.67
"But you know, Terra, if you didn't want to be botanist, maybe you should have drawn something besides trees."

*** This review contains mild spoilers.
...more
Jul 26, 2013
Dec 02, 2011
 
Shifting
3.95
"'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
 
Raw Blue
3.69
**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
 
Fury
3.63
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
 
Shattered Souls
3.95
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
...more
Jan 06, 2012
Mar 12, 2011
 
Nevermore (Nevermore, #1)
3.89
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
 
Lovely, Dark and Deep
3.89
The writing definitely shows skill and the heroine has a certain realistic flavor, but I noticed quickly that "Lovely, Dark and Deep" is one of those ...more
not set
Jan 19, 2013
 
Bad Taste in Boys (Kate Grable #1)
3.68
"That puke was the most wonderful thing I'd ever seen. It was green and a little red. Technicolor, really, the color puke is supposed to be. It defini ...more
Aug 24, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
All Our Yesterdays (All Our Yesterdays, #1)
4.06
I know, I KNOW that 16% reading progress is not much and probably too early to throw the towel for good and to say that I do not believe in being able ...more
not set
Aug 03, 2013
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.22
He nodded. 'And how old are you?' 'Eighteen.' But he said nothing. 'I know,' she continued. 'It is impressive that I accomplished so much at such an e ...more
not set
Apr 03, 2012
 
The Conspiracy of Us (Untitled, #1)
3.80
Meanwhile I'd spent the whole week fighting the flutter in my stomach that started when he sat next to me in sociology class.
I've just read the sneak
...more
not set
Jan 02, 2015
 
Lies Beneath (Lies Beneath, #1)
3.67
“Forget everything you think you know about merpeople. Forget that freaking Ariel, think Silence of the Lambs, think Friday the Thirteenth."

How happy
...more
Jan 30, 2012
Apr 09, 2011
 
How I Live Now
3.59
*** 2.5 stars *** Do you see those 2.5 stars? They do not mean I did not like the book. The chunk (or half star) missing to label this a perfectly alr ...more
Nov 11, 2013
Oct 29, 2013
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