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Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
Wow, what a debut! This is a charming, well written, well paced tale. I fell immediately into the world, almost in a dream state, from page one and it ...more
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Feb 04, 2012
The One Thing
Oh my goodness, you guys, YOU WANT TO READ THIS BOOK! I am blessed to have read this treasure, absolute gem of a book, because IT IS SPECIAL.
This book
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Feb 26, 2014
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
First caveat: I will not go into any plot, story, or even character specifics here because the author used some brilliant devices in her story structu ...more
Jun 02, 2012
May 23, 2012
Wild Awake
This is a tough one, because on some levels this is a 5 star for me, and on other levels, some issues ...meaning, I have a love-with-reservations thin ...more
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Apr 03, 2013
All Our Yesterdays

YES, the writing is that good. The premise is that good.
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Mar 07, 2012
Graffiti Moon
Man, all these Aussie authors are making a big ol' fan girl out of me. Seriously.
And this one didn't disappoint. Lovely lovely prose and I cared abou
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Jan 27, 2013
Full Black (Scot Harvath, #10)
I love thrillers, and CIA thrillers especially. And while I enjoyed some of Thor's earlier Scot Harvath books, they've taken a sharp turn for the wors ...more
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Sep 07, 2011
First, let me get this part out of the way:
I received this ARC from the publisher through NetGalley (thank you).

One thing I enjoy about Megan's books
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May 06, 2011
Don't Breathe a Word
First, thank you to the publisher and netgalley for the opportunity. :) No money exchanged hands. My opinions are always honest, but merely my humble ...more
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May 20, 2011
Quintana of Charyn (Lumatere Chronicles, #3)
This is a tough review for me. I love Melina and I loved the first two books in this trilogy. LOVED. But this book, while it had moments of greatness, ...more
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Nov 28, 2012
Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, #12)
I'm so sorry to do this, because I truly used to adore the first handful of (fun, funny, entertaining) Sookie books. I think this is the first one-sta ...more
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May 14, 2012
The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
Loved. The central conflict is so palpable, such a dilemma, that one cannot fail to feel for the two main characters. Loved the world building and pro ...more
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Jan 27, 2014
I'll Give You the Sun
FIVE DAZZLING STARS This book, y'all, it moved me to tears. I had high expectations, because Jandy, and thank goodness it lived up to, and exceeded ...more
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Jan 23, 2011
Summer and Bird
First, WHAT A GORGEOUS COVER. So lovely in person, with its iridescent raised birds and such. Maybe my favorite cover I've seen in years.
As for the co
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Jun 08, 2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
I adored this novel(la) and highly recommend it.
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Aug 26, 2013
How I Live Now
I bought and read this book back when it first came out and loved it.
Then over the weekend I was reorganizing my bookshelves and stumbled upon its sl
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Jul 10, 2013
The Last Unicorn (The Last Unicorn, #1)
This is one of my favorite most beloved books of all time. I've read it so many times since my childhood that my original copy is falling apart like o ...more
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Jun 08, 2013
Love and Other Perishable Items
Yet another wonderful Aussie author. Strong writing, strong voice, Ms. Buzo has total control of her prose and dual narrative. Her male POV character ...more
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Jan 28, 2013
The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1)

Okay, there were a few plot holes and inconsistencies as well as typos, but since this is an ARC (from BEA) I expect most of that will be rectified by
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Jun 27, 2012
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles
This is THE book if you, a writer or artist, ever find yourself 'blocked' or avoiding writing (or, in my case, revisions). If you ever find yourself g ...more
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Sep 07, 2013
All of You (Between Breaths, #1)
I am privileged to have read this already, and I enjoyed every second, every word of it. This is a sexy love story that will have you falling in love ...more
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Apr 23, 2013
Jennifer's writing grabbed me hard from page one. The story's powerful love of music made my heart sing, even while it was breaking for the MC.
I won'
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Nov 24, 2010
I Capture the Castle
This is one of those books that I've read a hundred times since my childhood. For me it is comfort food, broken-in jeans, well-worn favorite shoes of ...more
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Jun 08, 2013
The Song of Achilles
Holy amazeballs! Wowza. THIS BOOK, y'all. I love love LOVE this book. Ms. Miller, what an impressive debut.

A retelling done so well, from a new persp
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May 08, 2013
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)
LOVE LOVE LOVE this trilogy and this final installment was my most anticipated read of '14, and boy it did not disappoint. The writing is lovely, mayb ...more
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Jun 04, 2014
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
There have been a lot of mediocre dystopians in the last year...many of which were hyped and buzzed about, but completely lackluster IMO. Aside from t ...more
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Dec 13, 2010
The Goddess Test (Goddess Test, #1)
First, thank you to Harlequin (via netgalley) for allowing me to read this ARC. No money was exchanged.

I was enamored with the premise of this book an
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Apr 11, 2011
Stolen: A Letter to My Captor
Gorgeous prose, flawed characters I fell in love with...including the Australian desert setting, which was very much a main character. LOVE LOVE LOVED ...more
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Mar 28, 2013
Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1)
4.5 stars

First, I love a good zombie tale. And I adore a good love story. Rotting flesh, brain nomming AND romance? Sign me up!
But you know what I lov
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Mar 24, 2011
The Last Kings of Sark
Pretty, often poetic prose and lovely metaphors abound, of which I am very fond. I very much look forward to reading future books from this young, ful ...more
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Aug 08, 2014
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