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I've Got Your Number
3.93
really liked it
Overidentifying with a Sophie Kinsella character is often a sign that you're on the verge of:

a. a nervous breakdown
b. being arrested for fraud
c. Finni
...more
Mar 13, 2012
Nov 20, 2011
 
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
4.08
it was amazing
Do you remember when The English Patient came out? Or rather, do you remember when the Seinfeld episode about The English Patient came out? (Elaine go ...more
Jul 05, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
 
The Scorpio Races
4.08
it was amazing
This was a book I was ready to hate. Actually, if I'm being honest, this was a book I wanted to hate. What? German foosball players aren't the only on ...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
UnWholly (Unwind, #2)
4.25
liked it
I felt about UnWholly the way I felt about this season of True Blood.

I kid (and shamelessly take advantage of any opportunity to use an Alexander Skar
...more
Sep 02, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
Burn for Burn (Burn for Burn, #1)
3.87
really liked it
"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."
-Confucius

"Oh, here go hell come."
-Calvin Tran

I love revenge stories. Whether it's Edmond
...more
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
You know the term "helicopter parent"? I'm a helicopter reader. I am ridiculously protective of my books and the characters that come to life through ...more
Jan 28, 2012
Aug 29, 2010
 
My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece
4.02
really liked it
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece takes place five years after bombs went off in London killing 62 people. The story follows the aftermath of the fam ...more
Aug 14, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
 
Adorkable
3.61
really liked it
J'adork. I know I was just THIS BOOK GETS ME-ing about Holier Than Thou but... this book gets me! Adorkable gets the online me -- the one who tweets a ...more
May 26, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
A Straight Line to My Heart
3.63
really liked it
I know, you're not supposed to judge books by their covers. But publishers need to quit false advertising their books too. You put a smiling girl in a ...more
May 17, 2012
Sep 15, 2011
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
Over dinner last week, I tried to explain the plot of Unwind to my friend Amy, a nurse.
So there was a civil war over reproductive rights.
Okay.
And to e
...more
Aug 05, 2012
Apr 18, 2011
 
In Honor
3.71
really liked it
My unofficial title for In Honor is 33 Shades of Blue. This isn't mommy porn; this is straight up Maggie porn.

There are a lot of reasons to read In Ho
...more
May 07, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
 
My Most Excellent Year
4.04
it was amazing
When Flannery first recommended this book to me with the promise of Boston and baseball, my exact reaction was, "........" The opening paragraph of he ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
 
Holier Than Thou
3.71
it was amazing
This is how you start a new genre. Holier Than Thou ushered in "New Adult" with a bang, and I'm going as far as to say that thus far, it's the Best Bo ...more
May 12, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
 
Feeling Sorry for Celia (Ashbury/Brookfield, #1)
3.79
really liked it
Dear US readers,

Do not be alarmed by how accessible this book is to people living in the States. This does not diminish the awesomeness that we've com
...more
Feb 08, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
4.22
it was amazing
DRAMATIS PERSONAE ...................................... Anne Shirley

It's not often that a book lives up to its public-shaming-if-you-haven't-read hyp
...more
Oct 13, 2012
Jun 12, 2011
 
Eleanor & Park
4.11
liked it
Timing, as they say, is everything. I read most of Eleanor & Park while sitting by the pool and listening to Call Me Maybe... on repeat. This book ...more
Jul 03, 2012
May 26, 2012
 
Quintana of Charyn (Lumatere Chronicles, #3)
4.35
it was amazing
What can I say about this book but faith rewarded? How do I begin to talk about a series that turned me onto a new genre?

Marchetta took me on a journe
...more
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
 
Something like Normal
3.81
really liked it
"In war, there are no unwounded soldiers."
- José Narosky

Something Like Normal is about a 19-year-old Marine who returns home after serving in Afghanis
...more
Jun 12, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Shadows (The Rephaim, #1)
3.98
liked it
One of these days, the Rafa in a book will refer to a capri pant wearing, wedgie picking Spaniard and not an angel.
On second thought, I'm cool with
...more
Oct 07, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
The Disenchantments
3.74
liked it
Something that 18-year-olds and potheads have in common (if they're not one in the same) is that they think everything they say is so DEEP and PROFOUN ...more
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
 
The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay
3.65
it was amazing
It's always harder for me to talk about books I love, but basically, I was so utterly charmed by this book that I haven't been able to finish a book s ...more
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 15, 2011
 
This is Not a Test (This is Not a Test #1)
3.87
really liked it
I get the hype.

This Is Not a Test reminded me of Lord of the Flies meets The Walking Dead -- the first season when you're actually cheering for the hu
...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
4.18
really liked it
(Originally reviewed on January 5, 2012)

Expectations going in: Low. Very low. There's a mass market feel to urban fantasy that never appealed to my bo
...more
Aug 13, 2013
Jan 03, 2012
 
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
3.58
it was amazing
If I had to describe Me and Earl and the Dying Girl in 22 words, they would be: Adaptation meets the teen version of Larry and Leon from Curb Your Ent ...more
Apr 16, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
 
The Paper Menagerie
4.34
it was amazing
Well, this short story made me cry more in 15 pages than any other book I've read this year -- except for Patrick Ness's gut punches masquerading as b ...more
Jun 15, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
 
Rescue Me (Lovett, Texas, #3)
3.79
really liked it
This is our inaugural Rory Curtain Review at Young Adult Anonymous.

This is one of the most enjoyable romances I've read. It was funny, it was modern,
...more
Oct 04, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
 
Joel and Cat Set the Story Straight
3.78
really liked it
Remember the Britney and Justin Dance Off of 2002? (And Matt Damon's reenactment on SNL?) This book is the literary equivalent of that. Yes, it's as a ...more
Nov 08, 2012
Sep 15, 2011
 
Love-Shy
3.65
really liked it
Reading an author, who all your friends have already read, for the first time is like going on a blind date. You already kind of go in with an impress ...more
Apr 02, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
 
The Year of Secret Assignments (Ashbury/Brookfield, #2)
3.90
it was amazing
Every four years, I turn into this crazed figure skating fan. I remember the 2002 Winter Olympics in particular because I lived and died with Michelle ...more
Mar 31, 2013
Feb 08, 2012
 
Graffiti Moon
3.90
it was amazing
Art is a human activity consisting in this, that one man consciously, by means of certain external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived thr ...more
Jan 25, 2012
Aug 13, 2011
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