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I've Got Your Number
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
Mar 13, 2012
Nov 20, 2011
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
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
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)
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
Sep 02, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
Burn for Burn (Burn for Burn, #1)
"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."

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

I love revenge stories. Whether it's Edmond
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
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
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
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
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
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.
And to e
Aug 05, 2012
Apr 18, 2011
A Straight Line to My Heart
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
In Honor
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
May 07, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
Eleanor & Park
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
Something like Normal
"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
Jun 12, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
Quintana of Charyn (Lumatere Chronicles, #3)
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
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
Feeling Sorry for Celia (Ashbury/Brookfield, #1)
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
Feb 08, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
This is Not a Test (This is Not a Test #1)
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
Jun 20, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
My Most Excellent Year
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
The Disenchantments
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
Shadows (The Rephaim, #1)
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
Oct 07, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay
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
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
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
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
DRAMATIS PERSONAE ...................................... Anne Shirley

It's not often that a book lives up to its public-shaming-if-you-haven't-read hyp
Oct 13, 2012
Jun 12, 2011
Rescue Me (Lovett, Texas, #3)
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,
Oct 04, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
(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
Aug 13, 2013
Jan 03, 2012
The Paper Menagerie
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
Graffiti Moon
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
Joel and Cat Set the Story Straight
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
Necromancing the Stone (Necromancer, #2)
I don't get to say this nearly enough in my reviews, so I'm going to caps lock it: THIS BOOK IS SO MUCH FUN! As much as I like Hold Me Closer Necroman ...more
Aug 19, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
The Year of Secret Assignments (Ashbury/Brookfield, #2)
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
Lost Girls
Whenever I hear a news story or watch a movie about people who end up in bad situations after ignoring the advice of locals, my reaction is something ...more
Jul 10, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
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