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Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
Story: ★★★½ stars
*½★ extra for standing out in the land of UF
*★ extra for including jollof rice and groundnut soup!!!!
GRAND TOTAL: ★★★★★ fat, very we...more
Jul 05, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)
Er...ok. So this is not going to be a complimentary review, as you've probably already guessed by the rating.

I am a character-driven reader. I don't...more
Mar 2012
Dec 16, 2011
The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3)
After Reading:

Frankly, this was sub-par and not at all worthy of Rick Riordan and the characters he's created (By that I mean Percy and Annabeth, not...more
Oct 04, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
Storm's Heart (Elder Races, #2)
(Dislaimer: if it seems ranty, please note that i was hungry and sleep-deprived (and possibly moody) when i set out to write this review :O)
2.5 stars

Aug 03, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

This was one of the books picked for me as part of a challenge, and after reading some of the reviews, I decided to go ahead with this one. Now I...more
Dec 02, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)

I am sure this is the start of a new and beautiful friendship with Ann Aguirre.

Sirantha Jax is a rare carrier of the J-gene, meaning she can jum...more
Jan 21, 2012
Nov 06, 2011
The Gray Wolf Throne (Seven Realms, #3)
Okay. I know several reviews are raving about it, but Seven Realm novel #3 felt more like filler than it did a solid novel. And I feel like the story...more
Sep 29, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1)


Well, not so much the first half - that was just meh. The writing was good, but I just could not get into it. Pia was annoying, but...more
Jul 08, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels, #5.5)
After Reading:
It would seem my prayers went unanswered after all. The book is like Bayou Moon, aka the one that everyone loved to pieces but which I...more
Aug 09, 2012
Aug 06, 2011
Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3)
5 stars, with misgivings.

My thoughts
1. Patricia Briggs' storytelling alone deserves 5 stars. It is done with consummate skill. And discretion too. I...more
Dec 15, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed (Sons of Sin, #1)
When I saw that Anna Campbell had a new historical romance out I absolutely knew I had to request it. I was not wrong, not in the least. The book is w...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
Imprisoned by a Vow
Hmmm. I am not sure my rating accurately reflects how I feel about this here story, so lemme attempt an explanation.

Joss, business man extraordinaire,...more
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Death's Rival (Jane Yellowrock, #5)
Three stars do not accurately reflect my feeling/appreciation of this entry in the Jane Yellowrock saga, but more than three stars ignore the many pro...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jul 18, 2013
Kiss of Snow (Psy-Changeling, #10)
I'm not going to go into plot details because other reviewers have done that better than I could have.

I think this might just be my favorite of the w...more
May 29, 2011
May 20, 2011
Blood Cross (Jane Yellowrock, #2)
2.5 tars

The first book in this series surprised me into enjoying it and checking out the rest of the books. Unfortunately, this book is a disappointin...more
Feb 04, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
Pride and Prejudice
"It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."

Funnily enough, this was never o...more
Aug 14, 2012
Nov 06, 2010
Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2)
Patricia Briggs writes like Sharon Shinn: with a very quiet, understated elegance that engulfs you and immerses you in the story without you realising...more
Dec 07, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Lost in Love
I don't know what to think.

I got it because a friend liked a glowing review that landed on my timeline. It sounded like it would be as good as one of...more
Jul 31, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Hired by the Cowboy (Western Weddings, #3) (Windover Ranch #1)


I finally gave up about 16% of the way through. For a contemporary novel, the premise is rather stupid: how will any responsible people who run a r...more
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
Kinked (Elder Races, #6)
Welcome to another one of my long and meandering reviews. Here goes:

I haven't had the best of luck with this series- in fact, after the superb series...more
Dec 07, 2013
Dec 06, 2013
Touch of Power (Healer, #1)

Avry is a healer, a member of a profession that once once respected and revered across the 15 realms. You see, healers work their magic by absorb...more
Jan 04, 2012
Dec 03, 2011
An Indecent Proposition
I really enjoyed this one despite myself.

Oh sure, I had some issues with the story and with some of the characters, but it still didn't take away fro...more
Mar 17, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
I'm sad to give this one a measly three stars because I was excited for this book. I was disappointed.

A lot of the plot was advanced by people who sh...more
Feb 08, 2012
Dec 21, 2011
Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1)
I read this book. And stuff happens in it, but I truly couldn't tell you what because I haven't the foggiest idea what it was about. This book is like...more
Jan 10, 2012
Sep 07, 2011
River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6)
It feels really blasphemous to be rating a Patty Briggs book so low :(, and to be fair, I liked it a lot more than many books I've rated three stars....more
Mar 18, 2012
Aug 31, 2011
Love, Come to Me

At times like this I really wish GoodReads would let us use half-stars. This is the perfect example of a book caught midway between three and four...more
Jan 14, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5)
I read this for Samuel and only for him.

I also gave this one five stars for Samuel. The rest of the story is good too, but for me, everything took a...more
Jan 16, 2012
Aug 31, 2011
Unholy Ghosts (Downside Ghosts, #1)
ETA: I am leaving the rating where it is, but let me just say that the more I think about him, the more Terrible is a male characters I enjoy immensel...more
Feb 18, 2012
Dec 16, 2011
Serpent's Kiss (Elder Races, #3)
This is the third novel in the Elder Races series and Rune's story, with the Vampyre Queen Carling as his love interest.

I do think this is a much bet...more
Oct 09, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
A Kingdom of Dreams (Westmoreland, #1)
4.5 stars
This was one of the first romances I read where the hero was English and the heroine Scottish instead of the other way around. And what a her...more
not set
Jul 16, 2011
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