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The Sea Captain's Wife
3.85
This was the first really slow read I've had in a long time. I don't mean it was slow because there was nothing happening in the book or slow to pick...more
May 2013
Apr 14, 2013
 
Blind
3.43
I am really torn about this review. I hate giving a bad review anytime and I feel even worse when I won the book from a Goodreads giveaway. There is a...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 08, 2014
 
The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #3)
3.86
Since I'm writing my reviews for books 1-3 at the same time, don't mind if I do a bit of copy pasting.

The books have a way of touching some really dee...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
The World is a Ball: The Joy, Madness and Meaning of Soccer
3.63
The World Is A Ball is, at its heart, a book about fans and fandom. It is written in the context of soccer fans, but fans are the same, no matter the...more
Sep 26, 2012
Sep 04, 2012
 
Sherlock Holmes
4.40
I was hoping that this would give some backstory to the characters of Sherlock and Watson: how do they know each other? What made them start doing thi...more
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 04, 2011
 
I've Got Your Number
3.92
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!! I couldn't put this book down. I love Poppy, I love Sam, I love their texts, interactions and banter. All of the characters feel...more
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 24, 2014
 
The Austere Academy (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #5)
3.92
I wrote this earlier, but it bears repeating: the only good thing about being sick is having a built-in excuse to read a lot of Lemony Snicket in one...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #2)
3.88
Since I'm writing my reviews for books 1-3 at the same time, don't mind if I do a bit of copy pasting.

The books have a way of touching some really dee...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #4)
3.78
I wrote this earlier, but it bears repeating: the only good thing about being sick is having a built-in excuse to read a lot of Lemony Snicket in one...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
4.20
I read this book in one sitting. It was short enough (only 212 pages, and the pages are very small), that I knew I could get away with not putting it...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
Room
3.95
WOW. Every so often, a book comes your way that shakes up your view of how things work. ROOM is one of those books. It tells the story of 5-year old J...more
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
 
The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts
3.89
I give this one 3.8 stars out of 5. The information is well-researched, eloquently written and keeps your attention, so it doesn't feel like you're re...more
Dec 26, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
 
Torment (Fallen #2)
3.91
**spoiler alert** 3.75 stars out of 5. I've never read the Twilight series. I assume that Fallen's love triangle (Luce, Cam and Daniel) is similar to...more
Feb 13, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
The Sweetness of Forgetting
4.16
This is such a beautiful story in so many ways. Hope is a recently divorced single mother. She runs a family bakery that is about to go under for fina...more
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
 
Remember Me?
3.74
**spoiler alert** There are spoilers in this review.

Remember is really cute, 3.5 stars for me. Where it lost some stars is all in the ending. I felt l...more
Jul 02, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
3.82
I've debated between 3 and 4 stars for each of the books of this series that I've read so far (the first 3). Ultimately, when I looked at the other 4...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
The One & Only
3.05
I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of The One and Only in a Goodreads giveaway and I am so glad that I did. I loved every page of this book! I could...more
May 19, 2014
May 15, 2014
 
Size 12 and Ready to Rock (Heather Wells, #4)
3.78
I liked Size 12 and Ready to Rock only slightly more than I liked Big Boned. Still important to note, I love the Heather Wells books and the majority...more
Aug 05, 2012
Aug 01, 2012
 
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)
4.16
City of Fallen Ashes revolved much more around the relationship and romance between Jace and Clary than in any of the previous Mortal Instruments seri...more
May 16, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
Landline
3.74
Landline hovers between 3 and 4 stars for me. Rainbow Rowell's writing style is a solid 4 for me, which is why I had to round up and give this book 4...more
Sep 07, 2014
Sep 04, 2014
 
Fangirl
4.22
Fangirl is the story of Cather, or Cath for short, who goes to university with her sister Wren and has to find herself. Wren decides at the beginning...more
Sep 13, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
 
Just Listen
4.08
I picked up some Sarah Dessen books in the hopes that she would be similar to a young adult version of Nicholas Sparks. While her writing style is ver...more
May 09, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
Stolen
3.94
**spoiler alert** So much to say about this book. Before I continue, let it be said that the spoilers are as minor are as minor can be.

Stolen is writt...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
The Night Circus
4.00
I have to start by saying that The Night Circus is a beautifully written book. It's eloquent, it's narrative, it's enchanting.

I found it a bit diffic...more
Oct 04, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
 
Victoria and the Rogue
3.58
I feel very similarly about Victoria and the Rogue as I do about Nicola and the Viscount. Both are early Meg Cabot works, and are historical fiction t...more
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
 
Summer Days (Fool's Gold, #7)
4.06
The next 'mini trilogy' of stories set in Fools Gold, CA are told about the three Stryker brothers, whose mother is May, a lovely woman who longs to o...more
Apr 03, 2013
Mar 29, 2013
 
Where We Belong
3.85
I liked Where We Belong a lot, though not my favorite of Emily Giffin's novels. This one is an adoption story; Marian Keyes is a 36-year-old well off...more
Jun 24, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
 
The Guardian
4.12
Where to begin? So many amazing things about this book.

The love story is beautiful. Julie is widowed at the age of 25, a small-town girl who's made a...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
 
A Spy in the House (The Agency, #1)
3.79
I picked up this book and its sequel, A Body At The Tower, because one of the employees at Indigo put her name on the recommendations sticker, and ver...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
The Boy Next Door (Boy, #1)
3.82
I LOVE The Boy Next Door. And yes, the LOVE in caps lock was necessary. Meg Cabot has done it again with a series written entirely as email messages (...more
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
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