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The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)
I confess that my 5-star rating may not be wholly objective.
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Jul 19, 2010
Walk on Earth a Stranger (The Gold Seer Trilogy, #1)
Eh. It was okay. I didn't understand that thing about the purple aliens though. Or the dancing hippos. I think authors don't take historical fiction s ...more
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Feb 05, 2015
The Bitter Kingdom (Fire and Thorns, #3)
6/18/13: Yes, I'm currently reading my own book. This is because I just got galley pass pages, wherein everything is typeset and I have One. Last. Cha ...more
Jun 25, 2013
May 08, 2012
La couronne de flammes (De Braises et de Ronces, #2)
I just finished drafting this! And I'm celebrating by giving it five stars, dang it.
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Jun 15, 2011
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
I loved this! I think it's Sarah's strongest book yet. It reminded me a little of Sharon Shinn's earlier work--the lush settings, the slow-growing rom ...more
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Apr 26, 2015
The Shadow Queen (Ravenspire, #1)
This author is a good friend, and I'm unlikely to be unbiased. In any case, my dastardly plan is to beg her for an early manuscript, read it gleefully ...more
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Feb 27, 2015
Untitled (Untitled Duology#1)
omg omg omg omg omg

Excuse me I'm having a little trouble breathing right now.
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Mar 02, 2015
Loved it. One of the most honest, unflinching, and graceful portrayals of what it feels like to be fat (<--NOT a negative adjective, so don't even ...more
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Feb 17, 2015
The Shadow Cats (Fire and Thorns, #0.5)
Phew. Just finished galleys for this one. Yes, my publisher actually printed out galleys to do a final proofreading pass, even though it's an e-book!

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May 29, 2012
Feminist sci-fi for the win! This is not an easy beach read with a fluffy romance (though there's nothing wrong with books that are). It's definitely ...more
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Jul 15, 2013
The Shattered Mountain (Fire and Thorns, #0.6)
3.99 guys are hardcore about getting newly released info up on Goodreads!

I *just* got the contract for this, so I can't talk about it much yet. B
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Nov 20, 2012
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
Soooo looking forward to this one. Already has a couple of starred reviews. And that cover!!! I wish more publishers would do covers like this. I'll e ...more
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Jul 15, 2011
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
LOVING this so far. It's about as YA as my coffee table, but whatevs. It's awesome.

**Okay, now that I'm finished: Loved, loved, loved this. I thought
May 20, 2012
May 20, 2012
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)
This is *almost* a really great book. It has some pacing issues...scenes that circles themselves instead of building, some very telly world-building ( ...more
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Aug 27, 2011
Defiance (Defiance #1)
Isn't that an amazing cover?! I loved this book so much that I blurbed it. This is what I said:

“C.J. Redwine’s DEFIANCE is a gritty, thrilling adventu
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May 27, 2011
Beautiful Bastard (Beautiful Bastard, #1)
I loved this! Recommended for people who, like me, wanted to like the 50 Shades trilogy, but wished those books had 2 IQ points to rub together. Rub. ...more
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Feb 12, 2013
When the Sea Is Rising Red (Hobverse #1)
This is a sophisticated fantasy that takes some tired YA clichés and beats them into an unrecognizable pulp. Read this if you want an interesting and ...more
Aug 2011
Jul 25, 2011
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
What a fabulous book. I liked Anna and the French Kiss well enough. But Lola is even better. It has an edge to it, a realness, that I found refreshing ...more
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Oct 08, 2011
Gone Girl
Still trying to figure out how I feel about that ending. After getting into the heads of two coldly calculating near-sociopaths, I found it hard to sw ...more
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Aug 20, 2012
The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy, #1)
Very entertaining, with lots of unique world-building. In fact, I liked it so much I gave it a blurb:

“Sherry Thomas’s The Burning Sky is a marvelous,
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Jun 27, 2013
Magician: Apprentice (The Riftwar Saga, #1)
When I was fourteen or so, this was one of my favorite books. Magic! Elves! Dangerous journeys! DWARVEN EFFING MOUNTAINS!!

I just re-read it, after *mu
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Mar 21, 2011
What We Saw
I hope everyone reads this when it comes out Sept 22. Books about rape are easier to find now in YA than they used to be (still maybe not enough?), bu ...more
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May 30, 2015
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
I hadn't heard of this until it showed up on the Cybils shortlist. LOVED it. The writing is very strong, especially in the opening chapters. A lot of ...more
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Jan 02, 2012
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
Fast-paced, engrossing read. Roth sure knows how to build an action sequence. Reminded me very much of Ender's Game. I have high hopes that the sequel ...more
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Jul 10, 2011
Ready Player One
This is the nerdiest book I have ever read. I loved it.
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Aug 24, 2011
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
A nicely written, compelling read. In fact, I read it in two sittings. I have a thing for "escape" stories.


My biggest problem with this book was h
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Jul 19, 2010
The Girl with All the Gifts
I really enjoyed this. Contrary to all the buzz, I did not find it original and innovative. There are not-so-subtle shades of The Walking Dead, I Am L ...more
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Feb 14, 2015
Asunder (Newsoul, #2)
Better than the first book, INCARNATE, which I loved. The reincarnation mythology is developing in interesting ways, and Ana is a much stronger, more ...more
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 14, 2013
Death Sworn (Death Sworn, #1)
Having a SERIOUS case of cover love. <3<3<3
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Jun 25, 2013
Hourglass (Hourglass, #1)
This is what paranormal romance looks like when you add a few IQ points. This book has SCIENCE, and though it's a soft, narrative-friendly science, it ...more
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Jul 24, 2010
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