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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.43
No one is more shocked than yours truly for falling head over heels for Game of Thrones. My first foray into the world of epic fantasy (I guess that’s ...more
Apr 11, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
 
Joyland
3.90
I was originally stoked to read this book because I was under the impression that it was being touted as a hard-boiled mystery set within an amusement ...more
Jun 07, 2013
Apr 16, 2012
 
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower #4.5)
4.13
Nothing short of amazing, this story within a story within a story. I want to say more, but for the time being, what a bittersweet feeling I'm left wi ...more
Apr 30, 2012
Nov 30, 2011
 
Malice (Malice, #1)
4.10
Did you think Jumanji was the bomb? Did you think Never Ending Story was practically perfect in every way? Yeah, me too. Well, Malice is a hybrid of t ...more
Apr 23, 2012
Dec 29, 2010
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.13
4.5 stars
Disclaimer: I am a sucker for Cinderella re-imaginings. Ever After? Love it to pieces. I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve watched said
...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jul 11, 2011
 
The Running Man
3.74
Unputdownable, gritty, depressingly dystopic, bleak, fast-paced, action-y, the story revolves around a highly popular televised game show, The Running ...more
Feb 22, 2013
May 20, 2012
 
Crossed (Matched, #2)
3.52
I must say, I'm very disappointed. I hoped Crossed would've been better than Matched, seeing how Cassia left the cookie-cutter world to . . . Well, I ...more
Dec 2011
Jun 06, 2011
 
Darkfever (Fever, #1)
4.17
Have you ever lost track of time? Literally forgot the world around you? Been so drawn into a book, its world, its characters, where you felt like you ...more
Jan 25, 2011
Dec 02, 2010
 
Light (Gone, #6)
4.42
Well, I'm a sobbing mess. What an awesomely epic ending to an equally epic series! Grant didn't disappoint. Not at all. From start to finish this seri ...more
May 25, 2013
Mar 12, 2012
 
NOS4A2
4.04
This book, holy sh@t this fantastic-all-around book, what a phantasmagorical trip it takes readers on. Along with great characterization of less-than- ...more
May 07, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
 
Saving Francesca
3.96
Saving Francesca didn't move me to tears like its successor Jellicoe Road. In fact, I wasn't really into the story. The subject of depression hits hom ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 09, 2011
 
The Gathering (Darkness Rising, #1)
4.04
3.5
Okay, this was a strange book. A strange book indeed. While I enjoyed it, and eagerly flipped each page, it wasn't long until I began to ask what t
...more
Mar 31, 2012
Apr 05, 2011
 
Poison Princess (The Arcana Chronicles, #1)
4.15
From the moment I heard the description of Poison Princess I was champing at the bit to get my hands on it. Why? Well, I'm obsessed with anything, eve ...more
Nov 18, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
Nevermore (Nevermore, #1)
3.89
I don't judge a book by its cover, literally and figuratively speaking. I pretty much stick by that motto in life. That was until . . . Nevermore. I’m ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Sep 05, 2010
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.17
Moments after finishing: Book, you have swept me off my feet, or perhaps that honor goes to Jamie. Who am I kidding, it's all about Jamie. All day. Ev ...more
Sep 03, 2014
Aug 30, 2014
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.19
Unwind had me from the get-go.

I immediately loved the protagonists - Connor and Risa. Connor was a burden to his “parents”. To me, he was the typical
...more
Mar 31, 2011
Sep 05, 2010
 
Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)
4.48
At one time I was an avid reader of In Style magazine for the sneak peeks into various people's homes. For the latest trends. But one day, I decided t ...more
Jan 08, 2012
Jun 07, 2011
 
Glimmer
3.44
Upon finishing Glimmer, I was bereft of any sort of satisfaction. In fact, I feel cheated. Let me explain why.

Glimmer, you hooked me, had me invested
...more
Jun 17, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
Jellicoe Road
4.16
If you're reading this review because you're currently experiencing a WTF?! am I reading because it sure as hell isn't what everyone is raving about f ...more
Jun 09, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
The Obsidian Blade (The Klaatu Diskos, #1)
3.35
Two haunting words: Digital Plague. Mentions how the Bible foreshadowed this catastrophic ruination of humanity. And the same message is woven obscure ...more
May 17, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
 
A Beautiful Evil (Gods & Monsters, #2)
4.17
3.5 stars

Yay! my first Goodreads win. So thank you to all involved for my free copy of A Beautiful Evil. Okay, so let's move on to my thoughts, shall
...more
May 15, 2012
Nov 27, 2011
 
Cruel Beauty
3.78
Cruel Beauty takes the "tale as old as time" a step further or two by incorporating Greek mythology, surreal magic, and demonic creatures scuttling ab ...more
Mar 22, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
 
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
4.13
4.5
Like a thunderbolt, pain and agony and heartache and misery will strike everyone. Nobody, regardless of socioeconomic status, is immune- my takeawa
...more
Apr 24, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
 
Ultraviolet (Ultraviolet, #1)
3.79
Wow! Just wow! Not only did I love, do love, this book, but the subject matter has absolutely fascinated me. For a while I thought this novel wasn't g ...more
Jan 10, 2012
Apr 06, 2011
 
The Thirteen Hallows (Thirteen Hallows, #1)
3.34
Where The Librarian meets The Davinci Code meets Saw. This is a great escape novel but boy oh boy does it have plenty of gore. And why are many classi ...more
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
 
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer (Necromancer, #1)
3.99
I’m like a fountain gushing about with adulation for Hold Me Closer, Necromancer. Does that even make sense? Anyhow, moving on. Let’s see, how can I e ...more
Mar 17, 2011
Feb 13, 2011
 
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick (Perry & Gobi, #1)
3.62
Okay, Goodreaders, it's obscure movie reference time. Yay! So Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick is Mystery Date meets Dance 'Til Dawn. Yeah, I'm fully a ...more
May 07, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
The Princess Bride
4.24
I grew up loving, adoring, obsessing over The Princess Bride movie, and I'm not afraid to share the fact that I would go around quoting during my yout ...more
not set
Aug 07, 2010
 
Starters (Starters, #1)
3.92
In some previous reviews of mine, I might’ve ranted been a tad upset about a few YA dystopian novels I’ve had the misfortune of reading. And it’s come ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
Abarat (Abarat, #1)
4.07
Here’s the best way I can think of to describe the world of Abarat. Picture if you will: Dr. Seuss ambling along while rockin’ out to the fantabulous, ...more
Jan 14, 2012
Dec 04, 2011
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