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Perfect Fifths (Jessica Darling, #5)
It pains me to rate this book so low because the rest of the series was so good. This last book though seemed like an afterthought, a way to tack on a ...more
Jan 25, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
**spoiler alert** I cannot yet formulate my disdain for Breaking Dawn into words. A real review will have to come later. All I can say is ick. So dist ...more
Aug 08, 2008
Jul 18, 2008
Love You Forever
Jane Yolen has a quote that sums up my feelings about this book perfectly:

"You may adore Love You Forever, but I hear it as a story about an overbeari
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Sep 23, 2007
Brisingr  (The Inheritance Cycle, #3)
**spoiler alert** Wait, I thought this was the last book! I wouldn't have bothered to pick it up otherwise but since I read the first two I thought I' ...more
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Nov 17, 2008
The White Darkness
I can say this: the writing is very very good. But, vivid descriptions of the deadly cold, horrific pain, and frostbitten skin do not appeal to me. No ...more
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Feb 09, 2008
I like most of Palahniuk's stuff. I don't mind the whole 'the grotesque as trancendent' thing he's got going on. But this one just seemed like he was ...more
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Nov 07, 2007
Rumors (Luxe, #2)
Before I started I wondered if it was wierd that I did't care about the characters at all. While the first book was mildly entertaining, I was only re ...more
Aug 2008
Jul 30, 2008
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
I'm easily irritated by narrative acrobatics. I like to get into novel without feeling like the author is waving his/her hands in my face and yelling ...more
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Mar 17, 2008
Need (Need, #1)
Need is just a mash-up of Stephanie Meyer's and Melissa Marr's plots but with characters that are boring-bordering-on-stupid and and a plot that is ev ...more
Feb 09, 2009
Feb 09, 2009
Girl in the Arena
I picked up the ARC after reading The Hunger Games. This is pretty much a poorly written rip-off. The rip-off part I could deal with. But what was wit ...more
Jul 26, 2009
Jul 26, 2009
Four Legs Bad, Two Legs Good! hardcover
I'm not sure what this book was trying to be. As the title suggests it is somehow related to George Orwell's Animal Farm but it's not a retelling for ...more
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Mar 29, 2008
Ma! There's Nothing to Do Here!
Though the pictures are funny (when not crossing over into the bizarre and icky) and the rhymes flow well, I can't imagine this appealing to kids at a ...more
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Apr 24, 2008
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
Paolini writes in overdone prose and the plot is yanked straight from Star Wars. Still, the first book in the Inheritance series kept me occupied on a ...more
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Sep 07, 2007
Eldest (The Inheritance Cycle, #2)
Eragon, the first book in the series, kept me mildly entertained despite the fact that it was a mish-mash of Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. Eldest, ...more
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Sep 07, 2007
Who Moved My Cheese?
The stupidist book on management I've ever had to to read. (To be fair, I normally don't read management books but I took a class on library managemen ...more
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Nov 03, 2007
Raymond and Nelda
It was rather creepy that the title characters looked like adult animals and act like poorly behaved grown-ups rather than real children. Nelda (the r ...more
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Apr 07, 2008
A take on the Golem story of Jewish folklore but with a sinister twist and two incredibly annoying angst filled teenage boys. Seems like it could have ...more
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Sep 22, 2007
Jason & Kyra
The characters and dialog are totally unrealistic in this teen romance. The plot was slow moving and there didn’t seem to be much of a conflict. Over ...more
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Oct 28, 2007
Son of a Witch (The Wicked Years #2)
Honestly, I didn't finish it. As much as I liked Wicked, I couldn't get into this. I was bored every time I picked it up.
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Nov 04, 2007
A Separate Peace
8th grade required reading. ugh.
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Sep 18, 2007
My Sister's Keeper
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Sep 08, 2007
Wuthering Heights
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Sep 18, 2007
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
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Dec 22, 2007
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