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The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
3.94
**6.12.2011 ETA: Finished book three and this is one of the most frustrating YA series I've read to date. If you've no tolerance for angsty, bratty, o ...more
Apr 2010
Jan 16, 2010
 
Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2)
3.99
FYI, intrepid readers: Do NOT read the blurbage/description for Blameless (book 3 of the series) until after you have read Changeless. It contains a m ...more
Apr 03, 2010
Oct 22, 2009
 
Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2)
4.37
**2.5**

Lover Eternal frustrated me in much the same way Dark Lover did.

I don't like Ward's depiction of women, nor do I like the whole bonding experi
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Feb 22, 2010
Sep 22, 2009
 
Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #18)
3.68
Good morning, boys and girls! Gather round Miss Michelle now. That's right. (Amelia, stop poking Mel. It's not nice.)

Today, we're going to do a littl
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Feb 03, 2010
Sep 12, 2009
 
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye #1)
3.74
ETA: I've continued reading this series and want to point out I gave books four and five considerably higher ratings. Four stars each.
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Apr 25, 2010
Sep 14, 2009
 
Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #19)
3.81
If my updates weren’t expressive enough, I’ll reiterate: This is the most tedious drivel I’ve read in a long time…or perhaps ever.

Although the idea of
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Jul 07, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
 
Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, #5)
4.19
Georgina Kincaid might be the most emotionally draining character I’ve ever encountered. In Succubus Shadows she’s perpetually depressed--consumed wit ...more
Apr 05, 2010
Jun 24, 2009
 
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
4.15
I do not like Rose Hathaway. She is reckless, arrogant, and often illogical. She is a braggart of the worst sort, which prevents me from appreciating ...more
Apr 14, 2010
Dec 16, 2009
 
Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3)
4.44
Oh. My. God!

::wigglewiggle::

I am one big fan-girl squeal.

I am also freaking out that I now have to wait (how many months? argh!) for the next install
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Jan 12, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)
3.77
*4.5*

The short of it?

It's gritty, unapologetic, and fast-paced. Jax and her shipmates are thoroughly unhinged, but mostly pragmatic, with a biting hum
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Jan 26, 2010
Jan 14, 2010
 
On the Edge (The Edge, #1)
4.02
**3.5**

On the Edge might be called a romance by some. I prefer to think of it as UF with a happy ending. For the most part, it lacks many of the trapp
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Mar 08, 2010
Dec 05, 2009
 
Somebody Killed His Editor (Holmes & Moriarity, #1)
4.05
**4.5**

I absolutely love Josh Lanyon. He writes the perfect blend of thrilling mystery, quirky comedy, and sweet and sexy romance. He makes me tense,
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Mar 20, 2010
Nov 01, 2009
 
Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3)
4.00
**spoiler alert** Killer ladybugs! Nightgowned knights! Floote fighting?! Not to mention lots of pesto…Blameless has it all!

Even though I haven’t bee
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Oct 13, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
4.06
**Having now read books 2 and 3, the series is utterly worth slogging through the FBS. 1.13.10**


I'm having the most difficult time reviewing this one.
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Jan 04, 2010
Jan 29, 2009
 
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
3.91
**3.75**

Midnight Riot is a promising beginning to Aaronovitch’s series. Following PC Peter Grant of the London Metro Police (a mixed-race hero - hurra
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Dec 17, 2010
Oct 09, 2010
 
Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2)
4.31
Frostbite was a huge improvement over the first book of the series. Mead still telegraphs her plot from practically page one (clue-by-fours abound), b ...more
May 07, 2010
May 06, 2010
 
Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, #1)
3.64
With Magic to the Bone, Devon Monk creates a world of magic that’s a little different from the usual urban fantasy. This first installment was enjoyab ...more
May 09, 2010
Jun 10, 2009
 
Barely Bewitched (Southern Witch #2)
4.08
Only a week has passed since the events of Would-Be Witch, and there's no chance of the world slowing down for Tammy Jo's sake.

She's barely come into
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Jan 24, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home (Season 8, #1)
3.95
I initially scoffed at the thought of a GN continuation of the television series. I'll admit that I wasn't particularly enthused by graphic novels in ...more
Jun 06, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
Would-Be Witch (Southern Witch #1)
3.78
**ETA: I found Halfway Hexed (supposedly the last book of the series) very disappointing. Just a warning for anyone who plans to dive in.**


Would-Be Wi
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Jan 17, 2010
Aug 09, 2009
 
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
4.33
I think the final two words of this book sum up my feelings:

"Oh boy."

Where the first book plodded along on heavy feet, this one soars on by. World-bui
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Jan 11, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
My Soul to Save (Soul Screamers, #2)
3.99
For some reason this book makes me feel old. Old as dirt, like no other YA has thus far.

Kaylee once again inserts herself in a dangerous situation bec
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Jan 15, 2010
Sep 07, 2009
 
Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
4.19
Welcome to Lovecraft is a thrilling mix of mystery, magic, and terror.

Starting with a home invasion, Locke & Key proves Hill and Rodriguez have n
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Sep 02, 2012
Jun 22, 2010
 
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4)
4.47
**4.5**

Another fabulous installment from Ilona Andrews. This series continues to improve!

Kate is smart, courageous, sassy and sarcastic. She's got to
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May 29, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
 
Defending Angels (Beaufort & Company Mystery, #1)
3.72
**3.5**

Defending Angels is the first book in the Beaufort & Company series. A blend of mystery and fantasy, the story focuses on Brianna Winston-B
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Apr 10, 2010
Jul 05, 2009
 
Claymore, Vol. 01: Silver-eyed Slayer (Claymore, #1)
4.03
Not quite a four, but strong enough--especially for my first manga!

This fantasy tale centers on gruesome man-eating creatures that take human form, a
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Oct 11, 2010
Oct 05, 2010
 
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10)
3.87
Why, oh why had I been so worried?

Displeased with Sookie’s attitude and the overall plot of Dead and Gone, I was reluctant to start Dead in the Famil
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Dec 30, 2010
Sep 12, 2009
 
The Ghost Wore Yellow Socks
4.04
Oh. My. God. How freakin' cute are these two? Loved it!

Coming off of a mediocre piece of UF, I needed fun, brisk, and engaging. Josh Lanyon knows how
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Feb 13, 2010
Nov 16, 2009
 
Deadtown (Deadtown, #1)
3.52
Nancy Holzner's debut urban fantasy is filled with great ideas. Unfortunately, there are too many of them and they are all lacking oomph.

The lead char
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Feb 12, 2010
Jan 31, 2010
 
The Android's Dream
3.97
**A little over three stars.**

“Dirk Moeller didn’t know if he could fart his way into a major diplomatic incident. But he was ready to find out.“


My in
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Sep 10, 2010
Mar 25, 2009
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