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131
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
 
127
Let It Snow
3.90
(ca. 2009/03/23:) Three snowy stories by different authors melted into a satisfying whole. Yes, I think, I like it! I have finished the first story "J ...more
Dec 29, 2014
Oct 17, 2009
 
123
Pure (Pure, #1)
3.75
A wonderful, cruel and excruciatingly beautiful, almost poetic piece of steampunk-dystopia.
Finished for the first time on November 28, 2010.
Aug 28, 2013
Nov 22, 2010
 
90
Inside Out (Insider, #1)
3.82
**spoiler alert**
Read for the first time on August 19th and 20th 2010
Short review: Great, inventive, dystopian fiction with a surprising ending tha
...more
Dec 18, 2013
Nov 22, 2009
 
134
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
 
130
Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie (Books of Faerie, #2)
3.80
4,5 stars!! I am quite overwelmed by how much I liked Ballad, since after reading Lament I expected a sequel that would also barely make it into the " ...more
Dec 12, 2010
Oct 17, 2010
 
9
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)
3.99
Read for the first time from February 18 to 20, 2010.

Up to the middle of the book I would have rated solid four stars, but then I noticed the characte
...more
Aug 07, 2013
Oct 17, 2009
 
116
Saving Francesca
3.96
I've just finished re-reading "Saving Francesca". I've wanted to do so for a long time, but since my wonderful friend Nic has presented me with a copy ...more
Jan 2008
Oct 17, 2009
 
85
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
 
80
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters
3.47
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
 
109
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
 
89
The Year of Secret Assignments (Ashbury/Brookfield, #2)
3.90
I liked this very much, but I didn't expect less after reading Feeling Sorry for Celia. It was partly hilarious, partly cute and chicklitish, partly i ...more
Aug 17, 2010
Jun 18, 2010
 
47
The Replacement
3.57
Financially you are very lucky indeed, if you are born as an inhabitant of the small town Gentry: Although all around the industry’s prospects are ble ...more
Dec 27, 2009
Jan 31, 2010
 
84
Playing Beatie Bow
3.95
I still love this book (it has been my fourth time now). Abigail is a kind of anti-heroine, but her personality is interestingly multi-faceted, Beatie ...more
Aug 04, 2010
Aug 02, 2010
 
124
The Mephisto Covenant: The Redemption of Ajax
3.85
You Tarzan. Me Jane? No. „I’m Mephisto – you’re Anabo. Since I’m the one who caught your scent, it means you’re intended for me.”
In my very private op
...more
Nov 05, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
 
128
God Is in the Pancakes
3.72
*** contains some smaller spoilers ***
What a brave and beautiful little book. Sarcastic Grace Manning is fifteen and has been living with her mom, who
...more
Dec 05, 2010
Apr 04, 2010
 
101
Amy and Roger's Epic Detour
4.06
I am really, really enchanted, but I am still contemplating if I would not have rated the book four stars only, if all my friends here hadn't wished t ...more
Sep 10, 2010
May 07, 2010
 
135
Fat Cat
3.92
Sorry, guys. I had time today to snuggle up - fitted out with coffee, Cat and cookies. I liked it a lot and I had to keep reading and reading. It miss ...more
Dec 25, 2010
Oct 29, 2009
 
64
Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, #1)
3.78
The slow-start story around sixteen-year-old Dana, who flees the move-around life with her alcoholic mom in the States to live with her fae father in ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Dec 05, 2009
 
10
Girl in the Arena
2.99
Girl in the Arena is a science fiction novel. Yet it does not tell a future story; it is firmly anchored in a – only slightly altered – ‘now’ by using ...more
Apr 06, 2010
Oct 17, 2009
 
87
Clockwork Heart (Clockwork Heart, #1)
3.78
The first 300 pages I would have rated 4-5 stars, the last 70 or 80 only 3. [downgraded in hindsight from 4 stars to only 3 five months later, because ...more
Aug 11, 2010
Oct 26, 2009
 
120
My Big Birkett
3.79
I would rate "My Big Birkett" 3,5 stars if I could. I loved the funny style, the metaphors and the wackiness. (I mustn't forget to save some quotes fr ...more
Nov 13, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
 
113
Dreaming of Amelia (Ashbury/Brookfield, #4)
3.86
All three books by Jaclyn Moriarty that I have read until now were a good mixture of a lot of fun and humor (often kindled by the changing perspective ...more
Oct 22, 2010
Jun 23, 2010
 
22
Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)
3.64
The prison Incarceron reminds me a lot of HAL, the space ship's board computer of Kubrick's "Space Odyssey": Both are fitted out with artificial intel ...more
Feb 21, 2010
Nov 21, 2009
 
137
The Mark
3.58
2.5 stars.

Negative:
- It is kind of slow.
- The plot consists mainly of talking, gazing into each other's eyes and being needy.
- It, or to be fair the f
...more
Dec 27, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
 
65
Forgive My Fins (Fins, #1)
3.86
I rate this mermaid romance, which I have impatiently waited almost a year for, 3,5 stars altogether. It was really cute, but very predictable. In cor ...more
Jun 05, 2010
Oct 17, 2009
 
62
The Other Sister
3.64
This story told in the voice of fifteen-year-old Josey Muller, only daughter, but middle-child of a set of three, narrates the rare case of a couple w ...more
May 28, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
37
The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3)
4.22
*** Read for the first time from April 16th to 18th 2010, sped through it like a chimpanzee on Crack in 2014 ***

So much action, panic, character deve
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Mar 06, 2014
Oct 17, 2009
 
38
Das Neue Buch Genesis
3.83
I can't breathe. Reading "Genesis" has been an absolutely shocking experience. It is a good book, designed to make its reader think, wonder and freeze ...more
May 02, 2010
Dec 26, 2009
 
32
Bleeding Violet
3.62
3,5 stars. Until about two thirds of the book (the pimply-boy-at-the-lake-incident) I would have rated 4 fully colored stars. But human causalities le ...more
Feb 14, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
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