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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
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
Oct 04, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
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
Jul 05, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
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
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
Jan 14, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
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
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
Feb 04, 2012
Nov 28, 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
Mar 17, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
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
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
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
Don't Tempt Me (Fallen Women, #2)
Reading this book made me angry. Mostly because of the heroine. All the other characters were bland/stupid/inconsequential/did not signify, even the h ...more
Dec 11, 2011
Dec 05, 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
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
Feb 08, 2012
Dec 21, 2011
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
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
I don't even know if I should/can rate this book. Up until the last 50 or so pages, it took a lot of effort to slog through.

Ayi Kwei Armah set out to
Mar 14, 2012
Dec 05, 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
Jul 08, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
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,
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
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
Aug 09, 2012
Aug 06, 2011
Hired by the Cowboy (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
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
The Innocent's Dark Seduction (Harlequin Presents, #2855)
Why, Jennie Lucas, why?

And why do the editors think it is a good idea to publish stories like these in 2009, for the love of all things holy?!
Dec 17, 2011
Aug 26, 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
Dec 15, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Supernatural (Lords of Deliverance, #1.5; Demonica, #6.5; Guardians of Eternity, #7.5; Nightwalkers, #1.5; Dragon Kin, #0.4)
**NB: The rating is only for Dragon on Top by G.A. Aiken**

Throughout the Dragon Kin series, a recurring thread has been how much Ghleanna hated her fa
Jun 17, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
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
Jan 16, 2012
Aug 31, 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
Under Her Skin
Pack - 3 stars
This is Jeaniene Frost's novellita, a tale of a girl bitten by a werewolf while on a hike in the park. It was a good story while it last
Jan 23, 2012
Aug 06, 2011
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
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
Aug 14, 2012
Nov 06, 2010
Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1)
1st read: 24 Dec 2012 - 3 Feb 2013
2nd read: 7 Jan 2015 - 8 Jan 2015

Upon reread, the story holds up well. What does NOT hold up well, however, is Ms Es
Jan 08, 2015
Dec 16, 2011
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
May 29, 2011
May 20, 2011
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