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Cinders
3.69
Cinders is a fantastic continuation of the beloved Cinderella fairy-tale, but if you're looking for cute little talking animals and happily-ever-after...more
not set
Sep 05, 2010
 
Jessica Z.
3.52
Contemporary romance is one of those genres that I tend to stay away from. I can only take so much fluff, and, yes, I realize they aren't all fluffy a...more
not set
Jun 23, 2010
 
Just Listen
4.09
Mini-Review: A real look at life, love, and lost friendships.

My Thoughts:

This was my first Sarah Dessen book, and -- since everyone seems to love her...more
not set
Oct 24, 2011
 
Darker Still (Magic Most Foul, #1)
3.65
Mini-Review: A wonderful homage to the literary canon, Darker Still has all the drama and detail, including the required handsome English gentleman, o...more
not set
Nov 04, 2011
 
A Match Made in High School
3.65
Aside from the situation that brings all of this about (a marriage for seniors) seeming fairly improbable, Kristin Walker delivers a fun, dramatic rea...more
not set
May 31, 2011
 
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
3.93
My Thoughts:


I saw this book in the store when it had just been released and was captivated by the cover. I was intrigued, and so I picked it up to rea...more
not set
Oct 03, 2011
 
Beastly (Beastly, #1)
3.84
As soon as I opened Beastly, I was hooked. Flinn opens with a hilarious chat-room scene that I found refreshing, and it is the only time that she play...more
not set
Apr 11, 2010
 
If I Stay
3.99
Mini-Review: If I Stay is a gorgeous, powerful book that breaks your heart again and again and leaves you wondering what to do with all the pieces.

My...more
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
 
Ella Enchanted
3.95
I caught the movie on TV once and absolutely had to know how much of it was true to the book, and it turns out I like them both. I was instantly taken...more
not set
Jul 07, 2010
 
School's Out - Forever (Maximum Ride, #2)
4.17
In the sequel to The Angel Experiment, Max and the other kids are thrown into even more trouble. Only this time there's no place safe to run to; that...more
not set
Jun 24, 2010
 
The Replacement
3.58
Let me just say that I LOVE this cover . . . and also this book. Brenna Yovanoff has crafted a seriously eerie book with wonderful characters. Mackie...more
not set
Dec 29, 2010
 
Dreamquake
3.88
The beginning opens with a recap of the ending of Dreamhunter through the eyes of others involved in the incident at the Rainbow Opera. This was fine,...more
Apr 11, 2010
Apr 04, 2010
 
Her Mother's Daughter: A Novel of Queen Mary Tudor
3.60
After reading Lee's take on Mary, Queen of Scots, I had high hopes for what she might do with Queen Mary Tudor. Bloody Mary is one of the most hated a...more
Jul 11, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
A Question of Guilt: A Novel of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Death of Henry Darnley
3.06
It took me about 20 pages to really get into this one, because I didn't particularly care for Janet at first. She was annoying and nosy, but that's ho...more
not set
Jun 16, 2010
 
Every Other Day
3.91
Mini-Review: Full of intriguing characters and fascinating world building, Jennifer Lynn Barnes' Every Other Day has a special place in my heart, and...more
Oct 22, 2011
Oct 08, 2011
 
Texas Gothic (Goodnight Family #1)
3.84
Mini-Review: A fun read with just the right amount of ghosts, goats, and cowboys.

My Thoughts:

Amy is not a believer of magic; in fact, she knows for...more
Sep 24, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
 
Shade (Shade, #1)
3.91
Shade is absolutely brilliant. The concept is fresh and fun and heartbreaking all at the same time. Smith-Ready captures you on the very first page an...more
Jun 06, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
The City of Ember (Book of Ember, #1)
3.83
I have to admit that I saw the movie first, not knowing it was based on a book until afterward. That being said, I'm fairly certain I would have enjoy...more
not set
May 31, 2010
 
Nerd Do Well
3.61
Mini-Review: An autobiography that's as endearing and hilarious as Simon Pegg himself. A must-read for geeks everywhere.


My Thoughts:


First, let me jus...more
Sep 06, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
3.80
Across the Universe is told in alternating POVs between Amy and Elder. The book opens with Amy being frozen, and it's graphic. I know someone who had...more
Jan 19, 2011
Dec 25, 2010
 
Nightshade (Nightshade, #1)
4.05
First let me just say that this book has been tormenting me since about August, when I won it in one of Andrea Cremer's blog contests. I have been itc...more
not set
Jun 11, 2010
 
Bad Taste in Boys (Kate Grable, #1)
3.66
Mini-Review: A fast, fun, and quirky read that'll change the way you look at zombies, and football!, forever.



My Thoughts:


I won a signed an ARC of this...more
not set
Jul 28, 2010
 
The Near Witch (The Near Witch, #1)
3.79
Mini-Review: Victoria Schwab has created a new kind of fairy tale caught between Grimm and Disney: The Near Witch is an enchanting tale with all the e...more
Oct 31, 2011
Jun 23, 2010
 
Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
3.94
If you're like me, a) you're a Kiersten White fan from her blog posts alone, and b) you've been waiting on her debut book since word got out about it....more
not set
May 08, 2010
 
Dark Life (Dark Life, #1)
3.89
Mini-Review: The beautiful cover and great premise were not enough to counter the lackluster prose and voiceless characters, but all is not lost.

My Th...more
Oct 14, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
 
Matched (Matched, #1)
3.73
The Society dictates everything: what you will do, when you will die, and who you should love. Cassia's Match couldn't be more perfect. She's the only...more
Jan 05, 2011
May 08, 2010
 
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2)
4.24
Cassandra Clare is brilliant in her world building and manipulation of so many paranormal/mythical creatures. I really connect with Clary, who has to...more
not set
May 08, 2010
 
and Falling, Fly (Harrowing #1)
2.98
Olivia is the fallen angel of desire, making her a vampire . . . something I've been avoiding as of late. As a neuroscientist, Dominic doesn't believe...more
Feb 11, 2011
Jun 29, 2010
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.35
Mini-Review: An exciting debut full of adventure and intrigue that's set in a magnificent world brought to life by Roth's imagination.


My Thoughts:


In...more
Sep 27, 2011
Jun 23, 2010
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
Mini-Review: A fast, fun read full of action and romance.

My Thoughts:

I realize I'm a little late to the party on this one, but I'm glad I finally took...more
Nov 2011
May 08, 2010
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