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Explosive Eighteen (Stephanie Plum #18)
ALMOST got some development in there. Too bad almost doesn't count. This barely got itself three stars from me. Here's the thing- this series will alw ...more
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
Z for Zachariah

Dark, haunting, and downright terrifying. This, for me at least, was scarier than most horror novels. What do you do when, after considering yoursel
Jun 16, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
The only reason this is rated as such is because the previous two in the series, frankly, bordered on insufferable. At least I cracked smiles and even ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Zombies Vs. Unicorns

Fun! A collection of tales compiled by Holly Black & Justine Larbalestier, battling out what creature is truly better: the Zombie (the obvious w
Jun 08, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
There's something about Cohn & Levithan. I LOVED Nick & Norah and they've done it again with Dash & Lily. They manage to grab me by the wr ...more
Jun 09, 2011
Jun 08, 2011
Sideshow: Ten Original Tales of Freaks, Illusionists and Other Matters Odd and Magical
I liked some of these stories a lot, but overall, the collection was disappointing. Some stories were great, but some had very little business in the ...more
Apr 10, 2011
Apr 09, 2011
The Dead-Tossed Waves (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #2)
The Dead-Tossed Waves is the follow-up to The Forest of Hands and Teeth, and is almost as compelling. The second book takes place many years after TFo ...more
Mar 27, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
The Girl in the Flammable Skirt
Hm. My co-worker lent me this, as its her favourite book. The stories felt like musings that had been elaborated on, but only slightly. I have an espe ...more
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 06, 2013
Haunt Me Still (Kate Stanley, #2)
The second book in her Kate Stanley series. I never finished the first one, but didn't feel like I had to while I was reading this. Macbeth is my favo ...more
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Jul 28, 2010
Missing Persons (Kate Conway Mysteries, #1)
This was great! I liked Kate Conway, though I could never understand her politeness to the "other woman." The story moved at a great speed. The con is ...more
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
The Arctic Incident (Artemis Fowl, #2)
Not as good as its predecessor. I'll give it the three because I like the characters, but it felt more like it was about everybody else instead of Art ...more
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
Not as good as its predecessor, though I can't put my finger on why. I think The Eyre Affair just had a better pace. Had a touch of Inkheart, which wa ...more
Jul 06, 2011
Jul 02, 2011
Inkspell (Inkworld, #2)
I never thought I'd finish this. It went on FOR-EV-ER. I liked the first book, but this was just slow, and really a tough read. It had huge pivotal po ...more
May 14, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
Another reviewer said it best: "Anna Dressed in Awesome."

I'm not one for paranormal romances. I don't like love stories, but this was SO MUCH FUN. Can
May 29, 2013
May 27, 2013
Tell No One
4.5/5 stars. Excuse the cliche, but "un-put-down-able." The best way to describe this would be to quote something I heard on tv or in a movie (I forge ...more
Sep 22, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Gil's All Fright Diner
This was a fun, quick read perfect for Halloween. It had elements of a B-horror movie and was just a good time. The characters were fun, developed wel ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
The Woods
I didnt like this as much as Tell No One, but it was still really good. I love Coben's ability to keep his readers guessing, then how he knocks us for ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
Evil Genius (Genius, #1)
Evil Genius was pretty cool! I'm excited to read the next book. Although sometimes a little hard to follow (there were a lot of characters), I really ...more
May 03, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Genius Squad (Genius, #2)
Ehhh. It was a little bit of a tough read, and I often felt like I was just reading descriptions of things (well done descriptions, but still) as oppo ...more
Jun 17, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
Why We Broke Up
I loved this because everybody's been Min Green at least once in their life. I, too, had at least one box filled with crap from a boy who broke my hea ...more
Jan 22, 2012
Nov 14, 2011
The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next #3)
I really think I just Jasper-Fforde-ed myself out. It took me forever to finish it. The middle kind of dragged, although I'm happy with the outcome. I ...more
Jul 22, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
The Day the Crayons Quit
This deserved best picture book! It cracked me up and was very sweet :)
Sep 2013
Dec 19, 2013
Twenties Girl
Wasn't too crazy about this in the beginning, but glad I stuck with it.
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
Mary's world is hideous. Its filled with infected zombies know as the Unconsecrated, who lurk just beyond the fence that cocoons her tiny village. I c ...more
Mar 08, 2011
Dec 15, 2010
Think of a Number (Dave Gurney, #1)
I wish this was better, but for me it was kind of a typical mystery. Ot had elements of Criminal Minds, which I liked, but I felt like there were a fe ...more
Aug 10, 2011
Jul 20, 2011
The Wednesday Wars
Really cute. A little tiny bit reminiscent of The Sandlot.
Aug 02, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
The Apprentice (Rizzoli & Isles #2)
An excellent counterpart to The Surgeon!
Apr 14, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place #1)
The only reason this got two stars was because it was like one giant background story. Only not really. Basically, its about Penelope Lumley's day to ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Mar 02, 2011
Pretty Monsters: Stories
Pretty Monsters is a collection of fantastic beings that might be overlooked since most of them are aesthetically pleasing in one fashion or another. ...more
Jun 23, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
Nefertiti: The Book of the Dead (Rai Rahotep, #1)
This was a tough read. It took maybe 60 pages to start to pick up, and even then it was still pretty slow. I would like to like this more- it had an e ...more
Jan 08, 2011
Aug 26, 2010
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