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Midnight for Charlie Bone
3.76
I liked this. The author clearly hopped on the Harry Potter train. Oh there are differences, but it's still on the train.

I still liked it. Not to say...more
Mar 2009
Feb 22, 2009
 
Blood Lies
3.67
Well this is unfortunate. I didn't technically get to finish this story because I was listening to it as an audio book from the library and disc three...more
Jan 17, 2011
Jan 15, 2011
 
The Keepsake (Rizzoli & Isles #7)
4.06
Although I am not an avid Tess Gerritsen reader, and although this is book number 7 in the Jane/Maura series, I found the story interesting. I also li...more
Mar 31, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
The Book of Negroes
4.41
I felt very swept along in this story. The main character has such a strong voice and tells her life very well. I found myself empathising with her si...more
Jun 07, 2009
Dec 08, 2008
 
The Return: Nightfall (The Vampire Diaries, # 5)
3.57
I didn't have as near of a long wait between this book and the previous ones as my friend did, so the whole storyline was really bang bang bang one ri...more
Apr 11, 2009
Mar 14, 2009
 
Whip It
3.68
I really enjoyed Whip It. Definitely feel it was written more for the younger crowd, but it was still pretty enjoyable. I'd already seen the movie mon...more
Jul 19, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
 
The Fire Gospel (Canongate Myths)
3.01
I went into this book with very high expectations because I simply adored Michel Faber's book The Crimson Petal and the White. This book didn't disapp...more
Jan 25, 2009
Jan 22, 2009
 
Like the Red Panda
3.50
I would have given this book way more stars than three if I'd been able to understand the plot. The writing was really good. Very expressive and fluid...more
Feb 14, 2011
Feb 04, 2011
 
How to Ditch Your Fairy
3.35
I really hate when authors use too much of their own made up lingo that you have to keep flipping to the back of the book to keep up with what the cha...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
Her Best Friend's Brother
3.34
Oh this was hilarously awful. I mean it was a Harlequin so I didn't have high expectations to begin with. Hugely predictable and really, really cliche...more
Apr 09, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.91
It was alright. I like alternative history, but I'm not really into the whole steampunk. Because, really, steampunk is just for goths who've discovere...more
Aug 19, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
 
The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1)
4.03
Review from 2008: Kelley Armstrong has really done well in the YA market with this book. I would totally recommend it over any of the Twilight books f...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jul 06, 2008
 
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
4.00
We'll see how this goes. I tend to write off most/all books recommended by Cassandra Clare

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This book lived up to my very low expectations.

Th...more
Jul 24, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
 
Christy
4.16
I remember reading this after the show came out. I tried reading the other one Julie but never did get it done. But I liked this one. Funny thing... I...more
not set
Oct 18, 2008
 
Final Breath
3.92
I really quite enjoyed this. It sucked me in from the beginning... mostly because of the fact that the first scene took place at the Harvard Exit Thea...more
Apr 26, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
 
Running Out of Time
3.97
I picked this up out of curiosity and read it in a couple of hours because it was quite short. I haven't looked at all but it feels like there should...more
Jun 19, 2010
Jun 19, 2010
 
Dime Store Magic (Women of the Otherworld, #3)
4.05
Okay. I had started this book a while ago only to get a couple of chapters in and discover it was the third in a series. So I went back and read the f...more
Feb 21, 2008
Jan 03, 2008
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.07
This was an amazing story. I had the opportunity to listen to it as an audio book and I have to say that if I'd read this as just a printed book I don...more
Jan 16, 2011
Jan 03, 2011
 
Killer Dreams
3.92
It was kind of boring. Not necessarily the best book I've come across. There were some exciting parts and some really slow parts... and the climax of...more
Jan 21, 2011
Jan 15, 2011
 
The Crimson Petal and the White
3.82
I was absolutely blown away by this book. Usually books of this length tend to intimidate me, but once the author got a hold of my attention there was...more
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Gravity
3.52
I'm not going to comment on the religion because I'm not Jewish. I'm also not going to comment on the sexuality because I'm not a lesbian. What I will...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
3.79
Halfway through the book and loving it. People who give this book low stars and bad reviews and claim they're not holding JKRs adult writing up agains...more
Aug 17, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
 
My Teacher is an Alien
3.65
I totally remember reading this in Elementary school!

I can't remember if I liked it or not, but I remember reading it. The fact that I remember readin...more
not set
Apr 19, 2009
 
The Book of Spies
3.51
I really liked this. I would have given it five stars except sometimes the side stories were a little confusing and took me a moment to catch up. I wa...more
Aug 22, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.24
The read is gritty and it's hard to get your mind away from the fact that JK Rowling wrote it because you really don't expect some of the language...

B...more
Nov 12, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
 
Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, #11)
4.43
Audio book

I think this one might actually be one of my favourites of the series.

Oh Jim Butcher... do you realise how many times you describe stuff? Li...more
not set
Nov 05, 2010
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.01
I don't like post modern fiction. If Vonnegut was not already dead, I'd probably tell him to DIAF. This was a horrible story. I'm so glad I was never...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
Light (Gone, #6)
4.45
I might write a proper review later, but one thing that struck me is that Grant kept changing why the kids knew about as the publishing years went on....more
Aug 07, 2013
Aug 03, 2013
 
Still Life With Elephant
3.54
I really liked this story. It was well written and there were some funny parts, especially the banter between Reese and Neelie. Brother/sister banter...more
Feb 13, 2008
Feb 11, 2008
 
Dark Reunion (The Vampire Diaries, #4)
3.58
While I love this series way more than Twilight (face it, Smeyer has nothing on LJ Smith), I have to say I was slightly disappointed in this book. Of...more
Mar 14, 2009
Aug 04, 2008
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