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Farsighted (Farsighted, #1)
3.75
Well, I'm the author, you see. This is my first published novel. Second written. I am really happy with how Farsighted has turned out and hope many a- ...more
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.70
Done. Hated it. Practically hate reading altogether now. Will review soon.
Oct 29, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
 
Bunnicula
3.83
It’s only month #2 of the “books that made me love reading" challenge, and already, I’m noticing a pattern. Last month, I re-reviewed Harold and the P ...more
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Feb 05, 2012
 
Open Heart (Farsighted, #2)
3.99
Wait, what's this? The next book in my series. Cool!
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Feb 14, 2012
 
The Lunar Chronicles: Cinder
4.13
To learn more about my unique reviewing style, read this post.

Here’s a super brief summary of what this book is all about…

Cinderella is a cyborg caugh
...more
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Mar 08, 2012
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.56
You know what's weird? At first I didn't really like Twilight, but now one year later, I find myself thinking about it pretty often. I actually like i ...more
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.14
Um, hmmm. This definitely did not live up to Divergent. That's why it took me over 2 weeks to read it, while Divergent took a day. I think that the fi ...more
May 17, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
Walk Away with Me
4.16
This is my book. I'm writing it under my romance pen name. Give it an add, why don't you? ;-)
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Jan 04, 2013
 
Jellicle Girl
3.97
Jellicle Girl is well done on every level, which is the highest compliment I can give to any book. The characterization? Flawless. The emotional reson ...more
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Jun 11, 2012
 
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend: A Novel
4.09
This book was perfect. Have you ever read something that ended so beautifully, incorporating even the most minor plot points in its resolution, that y ...more
Dec 31, 2013
Dec 11, 2013
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.39
I often find that I'm disappointed by mega bestsellers, but I'm so glad to say THE FAULT IN OUR STARS lived up to the hype. My husband often questions ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.32
In the end, I consumed this book--simply consumed it. The characters were really well drawn and I cared about the romance aspect (two things I general ...more
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Jan 01, 2012
 
1984
4.10
Preview…Admittedly, it has been a few years since I last read George Orwell’s grim prediction for the future “1984”. This was one of those rare gems t ...more
Jan 2008
Sep 07, 2010
 
The Book of Paul
3.61
Let me start by saying that The Book of Paul totally and unequivocally took me by surprise. I've never been a fan of the thriller genre--to me, their ...more
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Sep 08, 2012
 
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
4.10
I did this one in audio over the course of about two months. Obviously, digesting it in little bits and spurts while struggling with rush hour traffic ...more
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Jun 12, 2014
 
In Leah's Wake
3.18
Zoe and Will Tyler led the perfect life in suburbia—a beautiful home, established careers, two sweet and talented daughters.

Their eldest, Leah, was wi
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Mar 23, 2011
 
Dracula
3.95
Preview … Drrracula! We have all heard about this book, seen countless film adaptations and been exposed to multiple pop-culture takes on Bram Stoker’ ...more
Jan 2009
Sep 07, 2010
 
The Gaia Wars (Gaia Wars, #1)
4.07
First let me say, I read the initial 60% of Gaia Wars in a single sitting and finished the rest over the next few days! Given that it takes me an aver ...more
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Nov 14, 2011
 
Her Twisted Pleasures (The Twisted Mosaic, #1)
3.65
This... was... hot. Hot as hell! I mean, OMG, am I really such a bad girl? I guess so, because the illicit sex in this hit me way more hot and heavy t ...more
Nov 18, 2012
May 19, 2012
 
Dawn and the Older Boy (The Baby-Sitters Club, #37)
3.52
This is a re-review for the books that made me love reading challenge. Rating I gave this series as a child, 5. Rating I give it as an adult, 3. Allow ...more
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Mar 04, 2012
 
The King Whisperers: Power Behind the Throne, from Rasputin to Rove
3.74
Some stories are so terrible, so fantastic, so unreal that you just know they had to have happened.

Take Aggripina the Younger, the devoted mother woul
...more
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Mar 08, 2011
 
The Spirit Keeper (The Spirit Keeper, #1)
3.64
I'm always frightened to read books by my friends, which means usually I don't. I come in with the expectation that I'll hate them. Not because I don' ...more
May 26, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
 
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
4.01
This one is tricky to rate and review. How do I judge it? By its message, its prose, its story-telling? If it were either of the latter two, then this ...more
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
 
The Day of First Sun (Annie Loves Cham, #1)
3.47
Why choose between wizards and vampires when The Day of First Sun offers both for your reading pleasure. Sheryl Steines’s debut novel is a compelling ...more
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Jan 22, 2012
 
Charlinder's Walk
3.90
First thing to note: I cannot ethically assign a star-rating, since this book toured with my company, Novel Publicity; I can, however, let you know my ...more
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Mar 30, 2012
 
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1)
4.01
I almost abandoned this book early on. Almost.

You see, I didn't like the way the primary character was portrayed, and I didn't find his voice authent
...more
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
 
Fracture (Fracture, #1)
3.73
I really enjoyed this novel. Make sure when going in that you know this is literary YA, not paranormal. Literary fiction moves more slowly and is focu ...more
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Feb 05, 2012
 
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
4.02
This book is very hard to rate - so I'll go for the middle and give it 3 stars. The first 2/3 of it took me an entire month to complete, but I read th ...more
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Sep 24, 2011
 
The Paper Magician (The Paper Magician Trilogy, #1)
3.58
This book totally took me by surprise. I was expecting something along the same vein as Harry Potter, but was instead greeted with a gorgeous historic ...more
Sep 30, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
 
What to Expect When You're Expecting
3.73
Horrible, judgmental book. "Overweight? Well, you should have thought of that before you got pregnant, you unworthy cow!" seems to be a common refrain ...more
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Jun 18, 2013
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