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Tinker (Elfhome, #1)
4.10
I was pondering this book when my friend Tempest ran up and said "don't buy that! It's full of white people." I am sad I ignored her advice. It's bori...more
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Jun 14, 2012
 
Heart of Evil (Krewe of Hunters, #2)
3.93
A certain delicacy is needed when you set a murder mystery on a Southern plantation that also does civil war re-enactments. Especially when the murder...more
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Jul 09, 2014
 
The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon (The Sephardic Cycle, #1)
3.91
It's difficult for me to express just how much I adored this book. I picked it up intending to read a couple chapters in the tub before going to bed e...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)
4.03
Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison is a brilliant bit of trashy supernatural fiction given to me in order to take my mind off things, which it succeed...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy, #1)
3.78
I devoured this book basically in one sitting. I used to read tons of fantasy novels, but I eventually became bored with the vaguely medieval Europe m...more
Mar 16, 2010
Mar 17, 2010
 
The Fire Lord's Lover (The Elven Lords, #1)
3.55
This book has tired cliches, lazy as fuck world building & an incoherent plot. And the usual dub con of an arranged marriage. Don't bother
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Apr 05, 2014
 
Swordspoint (Riverside, #1)
3.81
I don't normally read sword fighting adventures, so when I first picked this up I said "If it's not gay by the end of the first chapter, I'm not going...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
The Angel of Darkness (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, #2)
3.90
This mystery, the second in a series, deals really interesting with both the psychological aspects of a murderer, but how people's perceptions of what...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
Without Reservations (With or Without #1)
4.03
I purchased this book based on her gay space marine books which I adored. I would have thrown this book against the wall, but I had purchased an ebook...more
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Nov 14, 2010
 
The Bishop Murder Case (A Philo Vance Mystery #4)
3.64
S.S. Van Dine's "Philo Vance" detective books are a weird love of mine. The books were written in the late 1920s/early 1930s and are quite stylized in...more
Nov 24, 2010
Nov 23, 2010
 
Astro City Vol. 3: Family Album
4.10
I'm doing an "Astro City" re-read and the series keeps on improving on re-reads. My two favorite aspects of this book were the stories about "Jack in...more
Jul 15, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
 
Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, #1)
3.66
**spoiler alert** "Magic to the Bone" is an enjoyable begining of a series which is sort of a meld of urban fantasy, paranormal romance, and neo-noir....more
Nov 24, 2010
Nov 21, 2010
 
Black Panther, Vol. 1
3.48
I love the character of Black Panther/T'challa king of Wakanda (and Storm's husband). I thought it would be interesting to go back to the beginning. W...more
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
 
Journey Into Mohawk Country
3.39
Welp. I didn't finish so much as I abandoned it. The text of the book is taken word for word from a 1648 journal written by a Dutch trader Harmen Meyn...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
 
Unnatural Issue (Elemental Masters, #7)
3.70
**spoiler alert** This book was a decent entry in the "Elemental Masters" series that retell various fairy tales in a Victorian/Edwardian British sett...more
Jun 14, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
 
Batman: Hush, Vol. 2
4.21
To sum this book up "meh".

I know it's a modern classic important to the genre and the Bat family blah blah blah.

But it didn't really grab me. The sto...more
May 12, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
Deerskin
3.85
**spoiler alert** I first read this book quite a while ago, and when a friend put it in her Good Reads "to read" pile I decided to read my copy again....more
Nov 15, 2010
Nov 06, 2010
 
Impossible Things
3.91
Connie Willis writes amazing novels and, as this collection shows, equally compelling short fiction. The stories in this collection cover a wide varie...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
The Comet's Curse (Galahad, #1)
3.71
**spoiler alert** I really enjoyed this despite myself.

I picked this book up after it had been talked up to me twice. It had elements I'm not really i...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
 
Wizard of the Pigeons
3.73
I adore this book and if you find it, but it immediately. It took me years to obtain a copy after re-reading my library's copy obsessively. At any rat...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
A College of Magics (A College of Magics, #1)
3.66
This is such a wonderful book that I have a hard time summing up. It's set in a turn of the century Europe that is similar to our own. Magic exists, a...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye #1)
3.74
It took me forever to start this book, which sucks since it was really enjoyable. The first chapter just didn't work for me at all even though it had...more
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
 
Dearly, Departed (Gone With the Respiration, #1)
3.86
I have mixed feelings about this book. I liked the initial set up/frame work quite a bit. I liked the neo-Victorian society though frankly it should h...more
May 31, 2014
May 28, 2014
 
After Dark (Silver John, #2)
4.09
This is one of Wellman's John the Balladeer/Silver John books. They're stand alone books set in rural America. Think the Ozarks, Appalachians, etc. Jo...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
To Sir Phillip, With Love (Bridgertons, #5)
3.86
Sassy and smart spinster Eloise Bridgerton has been carrying on a correspondence with a widower with several children. He is looking for a new mom for...more
not set
Nov 06, 2010
 
The China Garden
4.05
I described this to a friend as being the perfect YA romantic angsty fantasy novel to give to a pagan/gothy/freaky teen ager. As a non-pagan freaky ad...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
Out of the Closet and Nothing to Wear
4.08
This book is a funny and introspective look into the life of a butch/femme couple. Leslea (high femme extraordinaire) writes about the adventures she...more
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Nov 06, 2010
 
Goddess of the Night (Daughters of the Moon, #1)
3.80
Goddess of the Night is the beginning of a paranormal teen series "Daughters of the Moon." The series is about four teen girls who are secretly daught...more
Jun 26, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere
4.18
I love Gaiman's book Neverwhere and I've enjoyed Mike Carey's books so I thought this would be a slam dunk of a graphic novel. Unfortunately, the art...more
Jun 29, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
The Gates of Sleep (Elemental Masters, #3)
3.81
As often happens in a series, after a few books the author starts phoning it in. You need to engage in some serious suspension of disbelief in order t...more
Jun 16, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
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