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Blood in the Skies (The Hellfire Chronicles, #1)
I'm going to be honest: I was taken in by the hype and push of this book, and enthralled with the prospect of reading a novel by a prominent member in ...more
Jul 05, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
I found Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs to be a delightful book. Apparently there is some debate over whether or not this ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Miserere: An Autumn Tale
This is more of 4.5, but definitely worth the read. It lost a half point due to editing errors where important words were strangely omitted, such as " ...more
Aug 02, 2014
Jul 20, 2014
Body of Evidence (Kay Scarpetta, #2)
Even though you don't have to read the Kay Scarpetta novels in the order they were written, I've chosen to do so. Body of Evidence is the second novel ...more
Mar 12, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
American Vampire, Vol. 1
I've held off reviewing this because how do you review a graphic novel? Great artwork? Fantastic writing? Both? I'm very limited in my comic book read ...more
May 14, 2012
May 13, 2012
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I decided to read The Hunger Games because I wanted to see what all the fuss has been about. I work in a library and it is one of the most popular boo ...more
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
The Lovely Bones
What can I say? I honestly, truly, wholeheartedly enjoyed this book. I enjoyed the style of writing, the emotions packed within its pages, and the rev ...more
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Dead Iron (Age of Steam, #1)
This is the second time reading Devon Monk's Dead Iron. The first time I made it about half way through before the book mysteriously disappeared--whil ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
Preacher, Volume 1: Gone to Texas
I'm not sure how I honestly felt about Preacher, Vol. 1: Gone to Texas other than I know it's not a series that's for me.

The blurb and premise sound i
May 29, 2012
May 19, 2012
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)
You know a book is good when you’re sitting at the kitchen table, morning coffee in hand, and you slam the mug down and yell, “But what happened to--- ...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
The Man from Stone Creek (Stone Creek, #1)
One reviewer labelled this as more of a western than a romance, and I have to agree. My experience with regular romance (not including paranormal roma ...more
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
Blades of the Old Empire
I was at work, wandering through the stacks looking for a book to read when I came across our new book section and I found this. The blurb on the back ...more
Jul 26, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
Dracula (Christopher Lee Reads...)
This was, apparently, the abridged version, though still nonetheless very well done. I've tried reading Dracula a couple of times now, and I don't see ...more
Dec 17, 2014
Dec 17, 2014
The Night Circus
Contrary to belief, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern does have a story. It's there, but it's somewhat hard to find if you're not really looking.

Apr 20, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
Morning Glory
I thought I could, but I couldn't. I couldn't finish this. It was just too slow, too unbelievably good that I got bored. And when I say "good", I mean ...more
Oct 24, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
Hunted (House of Night, #5)
If there is one thing I've gained from reading Hunted by PC Cast and Kristin Cast, it's that I am truly no longer a demented teenager.

I was really sur
Mar 15, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)
The other day I saw a poster on Pinterest that said: "Don't judge a book by its movie." Well, normally I'd say that's true, except with this.

The movi
Apr 09, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
Shadow Game (GhostWalkers, #1)
If this had been a regular scifi book, it would have been brilliant. The concept is interesting, and had such great potential. Sadly, however, it gets ...more
May 16, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
Falcon Moon
I'm used to reading paranormal romance, so when I picked up Falcon Moon by Cassie Edwards, I wasn't expecting much in way of story, characterization, ...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
A Great and Terrible Beauty was enjoyable, if a little too fast paced. I can't say whether I read it so fast because I was that engrossed in it, or if ...more
Dec 07, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
The Greyfriar (Vampire Empire, #1)
I wanted to like this book. I really, really wanted to. I mean, it has two of my favorite genres--vampires and Steampunk--mashed together, so what was ...more
Jun 18, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)
This is easily a new book to add to my favorites. The writing is unique and easy to fall into; the action is almost non-stop, though there are downtim ...more
Jul 29, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
The Handmaid's Tale
This is one of those times where the ending of the movie is better than the book's original one. Not that seeing Robert Duvall get busy while fully cl ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
Daughter of Fortune
This was the first book read for 2012, and I've got say: What a big disappointment.

I have never read Isabel Allende, and I probably never will again.
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
Werewolves and Shape Shifters: Encounters with the Beasts Within
For an anthology, this was a surprisingly well put together book! Many times when you read a collection of short stories of a particular theme, you co ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Nov 05, 2014
Locke & Key, Volume 3: Crown of Shadows
This is such a good series!
Dec 27, 2014
Dec 26, 2014
Except for the atrocious editing of this Kindle edition, the story was pretty decent. I am not sure what the male protagonist's name was, as there wer ...more
Sep 06, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
The Bone Season (The Bone Season, #1)
not set
Mar 01, 2014
Into the Forest
not set
Apr 29, 2014
Song of the Sparrow
not set
Feb 22, 2014
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