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Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls, #3)
**spoiler alert** Definitely an improvement over the first two books; it's basically what I'd wanted to see from the series to begin with: more actual ...more
Aug 07, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
The Dead-Tossed Waves (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #2)
**spoiler alert** FINAL EDIT: Everything after the line below this is pretty much my "play-by-play" rantings as I listened to the book. What's right h ...more
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
The Magician (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #2)
Book Two suffers from most of the same weaknesses I mentioned in the review for The Alchemyst: the odd sort of dryness to the writing (don't know if t ...more
Nov 27, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
**spoiler alert** .

Suddenly, Simians!

...would've been a much better title for the book. There wouldn't even need to have been any story. Suddenly, the
Jul 2011
Jun 30, 2011
Dark Summer
**spoiler alert** Currently on part 8 out of 11 on the audiobook.

So the book starts out interestingly enough: Hero Man and his dog are on a small Cari
Aug 23, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Hit And Run (Point Horror, #26)
**spoiler alert** I used to really enjoy R.L. Stine's Fear Street books when I was in the fifth and sixth grade. Found one of his non-FS books (The Ba ...more
May 07, 2011
May 07, 2011
Secret Circle Vol I: The Initiation
**spoiler alert** As the first book of a trilogy, The Initiation spends a lot of time building up details, but it also managed to make me interested e ...more
Oct 22, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
Monster High
It was kind of cute and fairly humorous in places, but (and there's always a but), although I know the book is based off a series of fashion dolls, yo ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
Pandora's Daughter: A Novel
**spoiler alert** What we have here is a mediocre action/romance with supernatural elements added in that could have resulted in at least an entertain ...more
Sep 18, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
Five Minute Fantasies Collection 1
**spoiler alert** Alright, maybe a lot of people don't care about the quality of writing in erotica so long as it makes them want to touch themselves, ...more
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 24, 2011
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You
**spoiler alert** Well, that was disappointing. I came across the Gallagher Girls series while browsing the online library for audiobooks, and the sum ...more
Jul 22, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
Silent Night
**spoiler alert** Probably last read around twenty years ago.

Some light Christmas reading.

Some thoughts: I dislike a number of books I've read becaus
Dec 25, 2014
Dec 24, 2014
Phantom Evil (Krewe of Hunters #1)
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Hmm...2.5 stars.

The truths behind the murder mystery were pretty entertaining, and while I really couldn't bring myself to give much
Aug 19, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Hero at Large
This is the first (?) of Evanovich's pre-Plum romances? I've been hunting them all down and reading them; I've got five more to go through.

Every book
Sep 2011
Sep 01, 2011
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
**spoiler alert** 1.25 stars.

I'm not a Twilight fan.

I don't care much for Bella Swan.

I particularly hate how Bella's entire worth, to herself, to the
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 09, 2015
The Darkest Evening of the Year
**spoiler alert** Okay. We get it. You like dogs. Frankly, this felt more like an infomercial program on adopting dogs with some mediocre story slappe ...more
Oct 06, 2010
Oct 01, 2010
The Case of the Dangerous Solution (Nancy Drew, #127)
Decided to read a more current book after recently going through a number of classic Nancy Drews. Writing quality is about the same, just updated, but ...more
Jul 27, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
Dead Man's Song
The audiobook is 13 parts long, and so far the entire first part has predominantly been...recap. Is this realllly necessary? The first part already fe ...more
Dec 20, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
**spoiler alert** All of Evanovich's pre-Plum romances follow the same basic outline and character types, so why is it that this one gets one star whe ...more
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
Case #55879 in why I shouldn't pick out books to read based on their covers alone.

I'm about 130/541 pages in. So far everything is so dull that it's a
not set
Jan 18, 2015
Catching Fire (Hunger Games, #2)
**spoiler alert** Weak. Kinda boring. Revisits similar scenes from the first book too much. Katniss feels awfully annoying and dumb this time around, ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
The Necromancer's House
**spoiler alert** Meh.

Some interesting ideas with magic and the use of mythology, but ultimately I just didn't give a crap about any of the characters
Dec 06, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
Munster's Case: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery
3.5 stars. Never read anything by this author before, in fact, never even heard of him, but this book was among the available audiobooks on my library ...more
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 09, 2015
The Monsters of Templeton (Audio CD)
**spoiler alert** Man, is this narrator an embarrassingly immature 28 year old. Condescending, too. I really don't care about her problems and the fat ...more
Dec 27, 2014
Dec 07, 2014
**spoiler alert** 1.75 stars

It's like the author wasn't entirely sure which direction she wanted the book to go in, realistic or fantasy, so just kind
Jan 03, 2015
Dec 21, 2014
Alice-Miranda at School
Picked this up because the cover art was adorable (always a valid reason when choosing books to read...).

Part the first: I found it in the juvenile se
Feb 12, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
Bad Moon Rising
**spoiler alert** These are just some thoughts I had throughout the trilogy, as opposed to thoughts specific to volume three, because really, all thre ...more
Dec 21, 2014
Dec 20, 2014
NOS4A2: A Novel
**spoiler alert** EDIT: 2.75 stars. Would be three stars for me, but yeah, I thought it was too long and the pacing suffered because of that. I found ...more
Dec 13, 2014
Dec 04, 2014
The Haunted Clock Tower Mystery
**spoiler alert** Haven't read any of the Boxcar Children in about....** years now, since I have no real reason to as they're quite juvenile even by c ...more
Dec 18, 2014
Dec 18, 2014
100 Computer Games to Play Before You Die
There is no single "top x number games" list that everybody will agree with, especially when authored by someone that'll make most people go "Who is t ...more
Dec 26, 2014
Dec 24, 2014
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