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The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
3.94
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

review of audio book read by John Telfer

I'm glad that Mr. Doyle has understo...more
Jan 23, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
 
The Last Knight
3.85
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

I was in quite a rush to finish this book because I had bought it with the i...more
Dec 25, 2009
Dec 24, 2009
 
A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
4.13
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

review of audio book read by John Telfer

This introduction of the uniquely gi...more
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 26, 2010
 
The Black Swan (Fairy Tales, #2)
3.83
I really enjoyed this retelling of the swan lake fairy tale from the perspective of an original character. It is a slightly darker look at the reasons...more
not set
Oct 31, 2009
 
Nightlife (Cal Leandros #1)
3.66
What I do like so far
Brothers. I always like stories about brothers, and this book does remind me a bit of Supernatural in terms of them travelling to...more
not set
Oct 31, 2009
 
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
4.10
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/1...

Not a feminist novel in any way I perceive it, and lacking in overall impact...more
Jun 2010
Oct 31, 2009
 
Star Trek: Academy—Collision Course
3.92
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

An unexpectedly intricate mystery is woven neatly alongside the themes of te...more
Feb 17, 2010
Oct 31, 2009
 
Another Faust (Another, #1)
3.14
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

review of audio book read by Katherine Kellgren

An amazing tale wrought out o...more
Mar 07, 2010
Nov 12, 2009
 
Love Is the Higher Law
3.79
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

Jasper steals the spotlight as the sarcastic, gay Korean-American University...more
Feb 20, 2010
Jan 30, 2010
 
Saiyuki Reload Volume 1
4.18
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

Saiyuki RELOAD is the sequel to the series, making an almost complete revers...more
not set
Dec 16, 2009
 
Fight Club
4.19
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

A psychological thriller, with blatant critique on consumerism and wasteful...more
Nov 19, 2009
Nov 02, 2009
 
Hero
3.88
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

The cliched plot points of convenience, tedious exposition of character past...more
Feb 15, 2010
Nov 21, 2009
 
Year of the Horse
3.47
I now kind of know why I don't like Westerns. Too white, too slow, too macho.
The author did TRY to bring up some racial issues, though they were handl...more
not set
Feb 17, 2010
 
Gin Tama, Vol. 1
4.00
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

One can say Gintama repackages the social issues of today (AI ethics, capita...more
not set
Dec 15, 2009
 
Poison Sleep (Marla Mason, #2)
3.83
excerpt from detailed review here: http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/1...

Marla is just as snipey and down-to-business as the first book, but we see...more
Mar 27, 2010
Oct 31, 2009
 
Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner, #1)
4.11
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/1...

A great GLBT fantasy that doesn't rush into a storm of UST and smut. Seregil...more
May 03, 2010
Nov 03, 2009
 
What Curiosity Kills (The Turning, #1)
3.06
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/1...

With a surreal and overly passive narrator, this rather short beginning to T...more
May 10, 2010
Dec 30, 2009
 
The Strangler
3.18
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

While the title and setting directly references the Boston Strangler's case,...more
Oct 30, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
The Virtu (Doctrine of Labyrinths, #2)
4.01
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

A great improvement since the first book in terms of both writing and charac...more
Oct 21, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
3.90
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

It has been utterly too long a time since I've giggled my way through an ent...more
Mar 17, 2010
Oct 31, 2009
 
Read, Remember, Recommend for Teens (A Reading Journal for Teens)
4.14
excerpt from detailed review here: http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

A very organized, detailed and pretty checklist+journal for award-winning a...more
Apr 21, 2010
Mar 18, 2010
 
One Piece, 巻1
4.36
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

An epic if not legendary shounen (young men) manga that features an almost s...more
not set
Dec 15, 2009
 
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)
4.27
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

review of audio book read by John Telfer

This is a reread for me, and as such...more
Feb 27, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
 
Saiyuki, Vol. 1
4.14
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

Minekura has brought a gritty and flashy vibe to the classic Chinese myth of...more
not set
Dec 16, 2009
 
Mélusine (Doctrine of Labyrinths, #1)
3.64
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

While the world and the characters were interesting and vibrant, the writing...more
Oct 20, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
Blood Engines (Marla Mason, #1)
3.46
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

This series is a refreshing look at magic that is tied to the contemporary w...more
Sep 10, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #1)
3.79
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

Though I found some of the characters compelling and original, the author's...more
Nov 14, 2009
Nov 01, 2009
 
NYX: Wannabe Premiere HC
3.69
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2010/0...

A very different kind of mutant superhero story, with empowered female leads...more
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 23, 2010
 
Kingdom Come
3.35
excerpt from detailed review here:
http://angeltyuan.blogspot.com/2009/1...

I did enjoy this book as a metaphor-littered philosophical thriller(?), and...more
Oct 14, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
 
Slice of Cherry
3.66
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not set
Oct 28, 2010
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