liked it
3.5 stars? Fascinating characters and great premise, but something about this book didn't quite click for me the way her other books did (I haven't re ...more
Jul 24, 2014
May 29, 2014
Station Eleven
really liked it
I read this book because the author of The Night Circus recommended it so strongly. I probably wouldn't have read it otherwise, and I'm still not sure ...more
Dec 22, 2014
Dec 09, 2014
Edenbrooke (Edenbrooke, #1)
really liked it
3.5 stars. It posed several interesting plot questions early on that kept me reading, and then improved rather dramatically about 2/3 of the way throu ...more
Dec 15, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
really liked it
I wonder who chose the title. And the cover. Doesn't reflect this pain-filled, thought-provoking story at all.
Jun 22, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
The Smart One
it was amazing
Martha's the most deliciously annoying character ever. Kudos to Jennifer Close for all her characters.
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
The Turn of the Story
it was amazing
Brilliant and sad and sweet and hilarious. I can't remember the last time I laughed so much.
Mar 06, 2015
Mar 05, 2015
The Search for Fierra (Empyrion, #1)
really liked it
not set
Nov 30, 2011
Secret (Elemental, #4)
it was amazing
I had assumed my favorite book of this series would be the one from Michael's POV (the oldest brother), but it turned out to be this one. Love it SO m ...more
May 25, 2015
May 28, 2015
In Your Dreams (Blue Heron, #4)
it was amazing
I actually really liked this hero. That's rare.
Oct 06, 2014
Oct 17, 2014
did not like it
I tried. I really did. But like many other books foisted on me for their historical significance, I'm not sure what I'm supposed to be getting from th ...more
Dec 15, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Stray (Touchstone, #1)
liked it
Five-star premise, five-star beginning. I also thought the journal format well-handled.
Feb 28, 2015
Feb 24, 2015
The Language of Flowers
it was amazing
Sep 07, 2014
Sep 06, 2014
really liked it
This isn't comedy so much as a memoir written by a funny person. Once I realized that, I enjoyed it a lot more. Along with chronicling all sorts of mi ...more
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)
it was amazing
Wow. Wish I'd read this in 1986 when it was first published.
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
The Catcher in the Rye
it was ok
Sep 09, 2012
Sep 07, 2012
Slow Summer Kisses
May 11, 2015
May 10, 2015
The Taking (The Taking, #1)
liked it
Loved the premise.
May 23, 2016
May 20, 2016
Champion of the Rose (Darest, #1)
it was amazing
This book has everything I look for in fantasy - politics, intrigue, societies that aren't structured like ours, and magic that does things other than ...more
Mar 29, 2017
Feb 16, 2015
Of Love and Other Demons
really liked it
Strange but fascinating.
Dec 2012
Dec 01, 2012
The Cloud Roads (Books of the Raksura, #1)
it was amazing
Details at my blog

PHENOMENAL WORLD-BUILDING. Most Fantasy novels have pseudo-medieval settings. That's fine, but this is nothing like that, and it's b
Apr 12, 2017
Mar 15, 2011
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
really liked it
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 16, 2011
Home by Nightfall (Powell Springs, #2)
liked it
5 star premise.
Mar 05, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
The Snow Child
it was amazing
This is one of those books that I love so much I just want to hold it and squeeze it. So beautiful. Great characters, great plot, great pacing. I love ...more
May 09, 2015
May 08, 2015
A Wicked Thing (A Wicked Thing, #1)
liked it
5-star premise. I really loved the beginning.
Feb 07, 2017
Jan 20, 2017
liked it
Details at my blog

Jenner has finally gotten used to her massive lottery win. But a vacation with her best friend turns into a nightmare when they're t
not set
Dec 08, 2010
Stories of the Raksura: The Falling World
really liked it
I must confess I never really got into The Falling World, but I absolutely loved The Tale of Indigo and Cloud. Even with my deep love for the full-len ...more
Sep 05, 2014
Sep 03, 2014
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
I read almost 70% of this before giving up. I think it's safe to say I gave it a shot and I'm not the target audience for this.
Dec 04, 2016
Nov 13, 2016
To Kill a Mockingbird
it was amazing
Wow. I read this book in my early teens and was completely unmoved. Can't believe it's the same book. Now I can't stop thinking about it. Amazing. And ...more
Jul 15, 2012
May 23, 2010
Our Lady of the Islands
it was amazing
May 07, 2015
May 06, 2015
The Chaos Crystal (Tide Lords, #4)
really liked it
I've read these books so many times. Still think the series is brilliant. Still hate the ending. Still think it's an ending that makes sense, once you ...more
Mar 31, 2017
May 23, 2010
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