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Sorrow's Knot
Not a good start to my 2014 reading. I'm a huge fan of Erin Bow. With talent and ease she crafted one of my favorite stories of all time, Plain Kate. ...more
Jan 05, 2014
Dec 31, 2013
A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent (Memoir by Lady Trent, #1)
RATING: 4.5 Stars

INITIAL THOUGHTS: Enjoyable read about a strong lady character enamored by the scientific study of dragons. However, in the age this
Feb 02, 2013
Nov 16, 2012
Winterling (Winterling, #1)
I'm s sucker for beautifully illustrated middle grade cover art. In fact, this was the draw for me to pick up this book. Luckily, the story was solid, ...more
Dec 22, 2013
Oct 24, 2011
The Crown Tower (The Riyria Chronicles #1)
Sometimes you take a gamble and read something outside of your comfort zone, it may or may not work. In this case I'm so glad I did. My blogger friend ...more
Jul 12, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
This is an amazing second book in this incredibly fascinating series. It definitely didn't suffer from middle book syndrome as the plot now heads in a ...more
Jul 16, 2014
Sep 10, 2013
Glitch (Glitch, #1)
Full review on the My Precious Blog @

Zoel, a teenage drone (girl) living in a futuristic world begins experiencing
Jul 20, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
Lailah (The Styclar Saga, #1)
Books about vampires are a dime a dozen, ditto with angel stories. Nikki Kelly tried something a little different with Lailah, she brought the two tog ...more
Sep 29, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
The Crown Conspiracy (The Riyria Revelations, #1)
This is an outstanding read filled with, wizards, conspiracy plans, humor, magic, battles and action. Characters in this story are easy to relate to. ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
Alistair Grim's Odditorium (Odditorium, #1)
A solid four star middle grade book featuring a chimney sweep called Grubb (with two B's), who is twelve or "thereabouts". Why two B's you may ask? We ...more
Feb 08, 2015
Feb 04, 2015
The Rose and the Thorn (The Riyria Chronicles, #2)

Full Review to Post to: My Precious Blog

Book #1 in this series held my attention with mystery, action
Jul 21, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
Undressing the Moon
"When you know your dying, things begin to make sense"

Summary: Piper Kincaid, a thirty year old woman with terminal cancer, relives the life altering
Jan 03, 2011
Nov 03, 2010
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3)
By far, this is the most complex and absolute BEST book of the series. Anyone who can't find it in their heart to have some kind of emotional attachme ...more
Aug 21, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
This series is simply amazing. Each story is loosely based on a fairy tale character. In book one Cinder, is modeled slightly after the Cinderella fai ...more
Feb 24, 2015
Feb 21, 2012
Hook's Revenge
Most everyone is familiar with the story of Peter Pan and the nefarious Captain Hook, but I don't think many know Captain Hook had a daughter. Hook's ...more
Sep 23, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
Me Before You
I don't really know where to start with this one. A co-worker recommended it to me. I totally was afraid it wasn't going to be my kind of book because ...more
Jul 28, 2014
May 23, 2014
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
Angel books are a dime a dozen. There are so many of them, its hard to find something special in the mix. Perusing Goodreads I'd noticed Angelfall get ...more
Dec 27, 2013
May 11, 2012
The Wizard’s Promise (The Hannah Duology, #1)
Cassandra Rose Clarke is a very talented author. She has the ability to create wonderful, fantastical worlds in far off places where magical adventure ...more
May 19, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
I've been wanting to read Seraphina for a very long time, mainly because I like dragon books. When Netgalley recently offered Shadow Scale the sequel ...more
Mar 21, 2015
Feb 28, 2012
Incarnate (Newsoul, #1)
I was lured into reading this one because of a readathon. I was able to pick it up on amazon for $1.99 which is always a screaming deal for an e-book ...more
Jan 20, 2014
Oct 24, 2011
Our Endless Numbered Days
Not sure if this one is more like 3.5 stars or 4. I'll give it the benefit of the doubt and round up. Our Endless Numbered Days is about an eight year ...more
Mar 06, 2015
Jan 12, 2015
Miss Mabel's School for Girls (The Network Series, #1)
Naturally, I'm drawn to boarding school books. Maybe my obsession started with the Harry Potter series, I'm not sure. Now, toss in an all girls school ...more
Apr 30, 2014
Apr 06, 2014
The Emerald Storm  (The Riyria Revelations, #4)
These books continue to entertain me with thick, complex plot, likable characters and plenty of action. In this book our heroes Hadrian and Royce trav ...more
Dec 27, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
Deviation (Clone Chronicles #2)
Deviation is book two in Hildenbrand's The Clone Chronicles, a series about controversial human cloning. I really enjoyed book one. I wish I could say ...more
Feb 04, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
This is a creative and imaginative book which just missed the mark at being great. I'd classify it as young adult steampunk. Penny, the heroine, is a ...more
Jan 09, 2015
Jan 02, 2015
The Fault in Our Stars
I work at a hospital with children and I see these types of kids first hand. Its so sad and unfair. Cancer should not strike children. Its just not RI ...more
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
The Walls Around Us
I have read Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma and knew what a powerful writer she is, so when I saw she had a new book out I was determined to get a co ...more
Jun 04, 2015
May 23, 2015
Enamored by the Hitler/Nazi plot lines, hopeful and expectant for a sort of historical fiction/dystopian mix, I snuggled up and started to read this b ...more
Aug 17, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
The Thirteenth Tale
A fantastic book. The writing style was ingenious. Narration is done in third person. What really made this work well is this is really a couple of st ...more
Jul 04, 2015
Mar 22, 2015
The Isadora Interviews (The Network Series, #1.5)
If you haven't heard about the Network Series, I suggest you hop on over to my blog and read my review on Miss Mabel's School for Girls. Its a fabulou ...more
Nov 14, 2014
Oct 19, 2014
Divided (Dualed Sequel)
Book two picks up right where, the first book left off. West Grayer is now a complete. However, she's battling nightmares and her extreme guilt for be ...more
Jun 08, 2014
May 03, 2014
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