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Dael and the Painted People (Zan-Gah, #3)
4.15
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

Dael and the Painted People is the third book in the Zan-Gah series (See links below for m
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Aug 15, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
The Deviant
3.88
Lately, I've been a bit nervous when it comes to reading a book about vampires, but The Deviant was definitely an interesting read and I'm glad that I ...more
Mar 02, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
The Pace (The Pace, #1)
3.73
So I really liked the story and the characters in The Pace, but I almost gave up on finishing it (I'll get to why I nearly didn't finish it later), bu ...more
Feb 22, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
 
Amazing Agent Jennifer, vol. 1
4.13
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence:

They won't let you declare your major until sophomore year, but that doesn'
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Sep 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
Millennium Snow, Vol. 1
4.06
Review from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

Story:
The synopsis does NOT do the story justice, it just makes it sound cheezy and well just lik
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Jul 02, 2011
Jul 02, 2011
 
The Blue Sword (Damar, #2)
4.24
**spoiler alert** I absolutely loved The Blue Sword. It had great characters and a great story that was truly captivating. Plus it had a ton of action ...more
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Aug 04, 2010
 
The Daykeeper's Grimoire (Prophecy of Days, #1)
3.57
I’d like to start my review off by saying that Prophecy of Days was an amazingly written book. I am just blown away by how much research must have gon ...more
Jul 19, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Sweet Venom (Medusa Girls, #1)
3.92
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence (ARC, subject to changes):

Hydras have a distinctive odor.


Okay, so Sweet Ve
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Aug 20, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
 
The Goblin Wood (Goblin Wood, #1)
3.90
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence:

Makenna had to stretch onto her toes to reach the small stone lamp, for the
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Aug 19, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
Logic of Demons: The Quest for Nadine's Soul
3.65
When I was first approached by the author to do a review for Logic of Demons, I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to read it. It sounded good, but the back ...more
Jan 14, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
 
Sela (Leland Dragon Series #2)
4.24
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia ( ).

First Sentence:
"Sela's art was dead inside, just like her hope."

The first page of the
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Apr 14, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Eve (The Eve Trilogy, #1)
3.71
**spoiler alert** Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence:
By the time the sun had set over the fifty-foot perimeter
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Oct 03, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
A Certain Scientific Railgun Vol 1 (A Certain Scientific Railgun, #1)
3.94
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

What really caught my eye on A Certain Scientific Railgun was the title. It was intriguing
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Sep 10, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
Prophecy of the Guardian (Guardian of the Seventh Realm, #1)
4.23
**spoiler alert** Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence:
As a summer heat scorched the land, the stink of death co
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Sep 11, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
Zan-Gah and the Beautiful Country (Zan-Gah, #2)
3.57
While I really enjoyed reading Zan-Gah: A Prehistoric Adventure, I absolutely loved Zan-Gah and the Beautiful Country. This book was just amazing, fro ...more
Oct 29, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
 
True Grime
4.08
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence:
In The City, crime never slept.


I tend to either love or hate books with fae
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Oct 19, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
 
Zan-Gah:  A Prehistoric Adventure (Zan-Gah, #1)
3.48
Zan-Gah: A Prehistoric Adventure was the first time that I had ever read anything set in that time period, so I was quite surprised at how much I enjo ...more
Oct 29, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
 
Professor Gargoyle (Tales from Lovecraft Middle School, #1)
3.78
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forythia

First Sentence:
"Robert Arthur was surrounded by strangers."

I am absolutely loving all the mi
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Sep 30, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
 
Redheart (Leland Dragon #1)
3.85
First Sentence:

Kallon soared.

Too me there's nothing more worrisome when a book starts out kind of slow, which is what happened in the first twenty or
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May 09, 2011
May 06, 2011
 
Amnesia Labyrinth, Vol. 2 (Amnesia Labyrinth, #2)
2.95
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

Story:
After reading the second volume of Amnesia Labyrinth I'm find myself having mixed fe
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Jul 24, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
 
The Meerkat Wars
4.25
First Sentence:
"She was already thirsty."

In my experience, books with animals as the protagonist can be a little hit and miss, so I was nervous to acc
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Dec 27, 2011
Dec 26, 2011
 
Toradora! Vol. 2
4.23
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence:
You too, Takasu-kun.


I'm sure that ya'll remember me babbling about how much
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Sep 22, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
Elemental Reality (Elemental, #1)
3.67
**spoiler alert** Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia.

First Sentence:
"Once upon a time there was a man and a woman who loved e
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Nov 13, 2011
Nov 11, 2011
 
Lulu Dark Can See Through Walls
3.57
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

First Sentence:

My name is Lulu Dark.


I actually bought Lulu Dark Can See Through Walls on
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Jul 05, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
She's So Dead to Us (He's So/She's So, #1)
4.02
So I pretty much finished She's So Dead to Us in one day. It was an okay read, but I didn't love it. It's also the third book by this author that I ha ...more
Mar 16, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes
3.99
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

I have read a LOT of great books this year, even so I am finding myself bumping various fav
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Jul 21, 2011
May 17, 2011
 
Amnesia Labyrinth, Vol. 1 (Amnesia Labyrinth, #1)
3.37
Review from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

Story:
Amnesia Labyrinth has to have the MOST complex story for a manga I have ever read, there ar
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Jun 18, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
The Exiled Queen (Seven Realms, #2)
4.36
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

So The Exiled Queen has been sitting on my TBR for quite sometime. Mainly because it took m
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May 04, 2011
May 02, 2011
 
May (Daughters of the Sea, #2)
3.89
Since I finally had a chance to read Hannah I thought I would just go ahead and read May while the first book was still fresh in my mind. I found that ...more
Apr 29, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
 
Butterfly Volume 1
3.30
I have been waiting all through Lent to read Butterfly and it was definitely well worth the (extremely long) wait.

Story: When I first read the back o
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Apr 27, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
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