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Daughters of Eve
This and A Gift of Magic are my two ultimate favorite Lois Duncan books. Not only is her writing style amazing, but these topics felt real to me when...more
Jan 2003
Mar 24, 2011
I Am Not A Serial Killer (John Cleaver, #1)
My review, as promised, later, due to a phalangealtomy two weeks ago. ;) (and I hope I memorized my Greeks roots right this time and said "incision" a...more
Nov 11, 2011
Oct 22, 2010
Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter, #1)
I had actually read this book a few years ago and had totally forgotten... until I got to the part in the summary about the crazy old grandma who twis...more
Jan 2004
Nov 25, 2010
The Island of Dr. Moreau
As creepy as this book was, after these last few years of studying anatomy and all the sciences around medicine, it felt really silly. A lot of the th...more
Oct 09, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
Dearly Devoted Dexter (Dexter, #2)
So, I'm not sure whether or not I liked this one better than the first book. Lets analyze.

Plot: Much more interesting this time around. The murderer w...more
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 21, 2010
This is one of my most favorite King novels, primarily because it deals with such inexplicable things like telekinesis and pyrokinesis.

The story seem...more
Jun 2004
Nov 02, 2010
John Dies at the End (John Dies at the End, #1)
So you know those books that get published as fiction because if they were produced as non-fiction no one would buy them / believe them? I sorta have...more
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
Never Knowing
I cannot read this book. I stuck with it until my mandatory 10% although I would have called it quits a few pages earlier.

This book was chosen as a B...more
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1)
3 days in blood... creates a loathing for blood? At least bloodless body parts stacked up in patterns seem to be void of evidence.

Compared to the Sho...more
Nov 21, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
House of Leaves
The reddit post that got me requesting this book for my birthday:

English Major and House of Leaves Enthusiast here. Still working through it but I ha

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Oct 01, 2010
Heaven (Casteel, #1)
I enjoyed some previous Andrews novels (especially the 4 girls known as the Orphans) but this book just was freaky, annoying and just plain weird!

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Oct 08, 2010
The Graveyard Book
Hah! I am glad that this book was picked as a book of the month read in Serious About Books. :) It was cute and thrilling and amusing and sweet, all i...more
Oct 08, 2011
Sep 21, 2010
Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon, #1)
The first Miéville book I ever read was The Scar, which is actually the second in the New Crobuzon series. So all I knew of the city that Perdido Stre...more
Jul 07, 2011
Nov 25, 2010
The Long Walk
I think I might have learned a lot more from this book than I realize.

It's dystopian (synonymous with morbid and painful) but usually it's exactly th...more
Nov 19, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
Dexter: An Omnibus (Dexter, #1-3)
Of the first three books in the series, I'd have to say the second was my favorite. I loved how at the end of the first the series started deviating f...more
Nov 10, 2010
Nov 28, 2010
Dexter by Design (Dexter, #4)
Okay, so, this book was lacking quite a bit more than even the last crazy romp. The killer was actually quite interesting, but dearly departed Dexter...more
Dec 06, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger, #1)
This book was traumatizing. But I suppose everyone says that about V.C. Andrews. She honestly comes up with the oddest families ever, and then makes t...more
Jan 2004
Oct 07, 2010
Summer of Fear
This was a very odd Duncan book, and I think the last one I tried reading by her. It definitely did not compare to either Gift of Magic or Daughters o...more
Jan 2003
Mar 24, 2011
Dexter in the Dark (Dexter, #3)
This was very different from the other two books in the series. More fantasy, less crime. My favorite parts are Dexter's nights of sharp steel shinnin...more
Nov 25, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
Short & Shivery: Forty-Five Chilling Tales
I went through a phase where I would only read scary stories (and that right before I fell asleep!) and this was one of the many books.

I wish I still...more
Jan 2001
Dec 07, 2010
Ghost Stories
As a pre-teen, I adored ghost stories. They really scared me, freaked me out and left me feeling like if I would get up, out of bed, I'd run into a gh...more
Jan 1996
Dec 07, 2010
The Terror
I don't think I will ever have the guts needed to finish this book. The gist of it I read in February 2012. That was a very harsh time of year. I read...more
Aug 10, 2014
Feb 01, 2012
I find the film adaptations of Gaiman's work to be a lot more fulfilling than his actual writing, to be honest.

It's a shame, because he has a great m...more
May 31, 2011
Oct 26, 2010
The Lottery and Other Stories
Essentially put: The Lottery is a freaky story that everyone should read. It shows human nature in a very different light.
Jan 2001
Oct 07, 2010
Vamps: Deadly Women of the Night
This is a short story collection of vampire tales. Not all that knew. It was special for me, since it was one of the first vampire books I picked up (...more
Jan 2003
Dec 07, 2010
Remember Me (Remember Me, #1)
This book actually fascinated me, at the time, due to the whole life-after-death experience. I was less interested in who murdered Shari, since that w...more
Jan 2001
Apr 25, 2010
False Memory
There's something to be said for a book of which you can only read a handful of pages at a time.
Jun 14, 2011
Nov 27, 2010
More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
May 1999
Oct 08, 2010
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Nov 26, 2010
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Nov 25, 2010
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