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Alice in Deadland (Alice in Deadland, #1)
3.31
The disappointment...it burns.

What sounded like a great story turned out to be a repetitive, poorly crafted and woefully edited steaming pile of not
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not set
Jan 15, 2012
 
The Dwarves (The Dwarves, #1)
3.90
Once I managed to trudge through the first 100 or so pages, (which are a bit of a massive yawn)
things really started to pick up and I began to really
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Apr 19, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Nest
3.88
Inga Simpson writes with an unassuming quietness that positively drips with poetic prettiness.

Jen is back in her home town. Her relationship over, he
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not set
Aug 19, 2014
 
The Revenge of the Dwarves (The Dwarves, #3)
3.94
This was a really busy book. The plot lines and sub plot lines were all over the place, not in a terribly bad way but not in a good way either. The la ...more
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
What Milo Saw
3.86
Virginia Macgregor has created a cast of memorable and loveable characters. From 9 year old Milo, the little boy with Retinitis Pigmentosa, who sees t ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
 
The Fate of the Dwarves
3.91
This is the instalment that killed the series.

I adored the first two books. They were well written and the plot made sense.

For some reason, Orbit bo
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Sep 22, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Are You Seeing Me?
3.86
4.5 stars. For sure.

Are You Seeing Me? Holy Batmobile. This, this was excellent. So much so, I think my brain broke and now I can't form sentences.

O
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Aug 19, 2014
 
Snow White: Silver Anniversary Edition
4.19
I have fond memories as a small child, curled on my mothers lap as she read me this book. It has long been my favoured telling of Snow White. (Though ...more
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
Can You Keep a Secret?
3.30
3.5 stars (Not quite 4.)

Predictable but highly enjoyable read.
I found the main character to be grating at the best of times, but I just couldn't put
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not set
Aug 19, 2014
 
You
3.78
I'm still trying to sort my thoughts on this one. I'm like a swinging pendulum. One minute I love it, flaws and all, the next I wish I had more clarit ...more
not set
Sep 30, 2014
 
Apple and Rain
3.99
Life isn't fair.
No one is more painfully aware of this fact than 14 year old Apple.
Having grown up with her over protective and somewhat paranoid Na
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Aug 02, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
 
Island of a Thousand Mirrors
3.96
This is the conflict in Sri Lanka like you’ve never read before.
Murweena has done an outstanding job of penning a lyrically beautiful account of a br
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Aug 19, 2014
 
This Is Not a Drill
3.98
A multi-faceted read.

When I first picked up this proof, I didn't realise it was a YA novel. I brought it home and my 14 year old son honed in on it.
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Sep 23, 2012
 
The Little Women Letters
3.44
I grew up with the March sisters, despite having many sisters of my own, (none of whom are particularly close to me in age so in childhood I was more ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2012
 
Sisters of Spicefield
3.42
An emotional roller coaster of a tale.

Diving head first into the world of reproductive rights and philanthropy, we are thrust head first into a famil
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not set
Jun 25, 2013
 
Peace, Love and Khaki Socks
3.94
Kim Lock has delivered an exquisite debut novel with Peace, Love and Khaki Socks.

Amy Silva has always done things her own way. Never one for ambling
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Apr 21, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
 
The Graveyard Book
4.09
As a feral child partially raised in library stacks, I love this book.

And whilst I heart the shit out of this book, the only reason I couldn't give i
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Sep 24, 2011
 
The Lily Bard Mysteries Omnibus (Lily Bard, #1-5)
4.16
WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS.

I am extremely conflicted over this book.
These books were actually better written than the Aurora Tea Garden books. Lil
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not set
Jun 02, 2011
 
The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus, #2)
4.45
Heroes of Olympus is by far the better of Riordan's serials. The first two books have had more depth, tighter plot and just overall a more defined and ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2012
 
The Candymakers
4.28


I've turned this one over and over in my mind since reading this out loud with my kids.
Round every corner there is a surprise. Mass has created a wo
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not set
Jun 07, 2012
 
Fairytales for Wilde Girls
4.25
If a thousand words can paint a glorious portrait, then even the whimsically talented illustrations of Courtney Brimms cannot match the glory of Allys ...more
Apr 28, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
 
All Passion Spent
3.94
My adoration of Vita is no secret.

And my love for her dims not. Her wit and inventiveness, both strong in All Passions Spent, tend to be slightly ove
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Jun 23, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
 
The Splendor Falls
3.82
This could have been an awesome YA novel instead it's a YA novel that had so much potential and just fell slightly short.

Thing is, I kind of get what
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Oct 07, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Need (Need, #1)
3.72
This book wasn't too bad. (It wasn't brilliant either, but it did keep me interested enough to finish it.)

I've seen reviews of this one that compare
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Jun 13, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
Captivate (Need, #2)
3.94
And here's where it starts to fall apart.

Jones's writing is fast paced, possibly too fast. Where Need introduced to the world of the Shining Ones, (v
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not set
Jun 10, 2011
 
Blood Ninja (Blood Ninja, #1)
3.99
I was dubious at first, picking up this book already knowing it was another story cashing in on the vampire explosion. I was pleasantly surprised. The ...more
not set
Jul 25, 2010
 
Girl Genius Omnibus Volume One: Agatha Awakens
4.19
3.5 stars really. If not for the clunky, poorly written first book, (The Beetleburg Clank) then I would have give this four solid stars.

Agatha Clay, s
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Jun 07, 2012
May 31, 2012
 
The Book Of Rachael
3.70
So, biblical fiction that tells the untold story of women, is my kink. I love it. And The Book of Rachel by Leslie Cannold certainly delivered. (And w ...more
Mar 24, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
The Witch's Boy
3.68
I wish I could give it 3.5 stars.

I quite liked this book. Parts of it were a little bit clunky, but Gruber is a great writer and that helped ease the
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Sep 26, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
UGH. And that's being generous.

Once I manage to wrap my head around the horror that was Mockingjay, I may explain my reasons for hating it.

**** SPOI
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May 03, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
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