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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Coyote Dreams (Walker Papers, #3)
You know how sometimes you take a test, and it's a breeze, and other times, you feel like you are slogging through it? When the results come back, bot ...more
Jan 30, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin, #2)
1st read 4 Feb 2013 - 5 Feb 2013
2nd read 8 Jan 2015 - 9 Jan 2015

Upon reread, I am gonna add one more star and bring my rating to ****

And again, Donov
Jan 09, 2015
Feb 04, 2013
Fair Game (Alpha & Omega, #3)
There are 988 reviews of this book currently on GoodReads already. There is nothing I have to say - good or bad - that hasn't been said several times ...more
Jun 28, 2012
Aug 20, 2011
Light My Fire (Dragon Kin, #7)
Enjoyed this story much more than the last couple of books in this series. I feel like new life has been injected. And Annwyl! And Fearghus! And Talwy ...more
Dec 22, 2014
Jan 26, 2013
Unholy Magic (Downside Ghosts, #2)

Much of the reason I am rating this four stars is Terrible.

Okay. Here are my thoughts:

1. I am fascinated by the world Ms. Kane has created. Oh I am s
Feb 21, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1)
I have loved all 5(?) of Patricia C. Wrede's books that I have read, so when this deal was posted on Dear Author, and when the commenters had such eff ...more
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
Shifting Shadows: Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson
I read only SILVER.

I completely put of thrall with Mercy Thompson and her world and have no interest in the stories. However, I read Silver, for Samu
Jan 22, 2015
Jan 22, 2015
Venom (Elemental Assassin, #3)
Took me almost a year from when I started to finish. I do not have many complimentary things to say about the book. The one good thing I have to say i ...more
Jan 11, 2015
Feb 05, 2013
Gift of Magic (Nine Kingdoms, #6)
In one word, this book was a disappointing finish to the story of Ruithneadh and Sarah in particular and the tale of the Nine Kingdoms is general.

Jan 06, 2012
Aug 05, 2011
Black Arts (Jane Yellowrock, #7)
At this point I am frankly tired.

We are - what? - 7 books into a series? And yet we are still making rookie mistakes. Jane and Leo have been working t
Mar 27, 2014
Jul 18, 2013
Burn for Me (Hidden Legacy, #1)
1. I am really glad Ilona Andrews is writing a new series. Fresh world, fresh events, fresh characters :).

2. This book made me happy.

3. I really enj
Oct 29, 2014
May 29, 2014
Mercy Blade (Jane Yellowrock, #3)

I was NOT expecting the book to be this good. 3rd book in series. Book 1 was enjoyable by means of what I can only describe as a miracle, and boo
Jul 19, 2013
Feb 05, 2012
Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy, #1)
Reread: January 2015

Aaaaand upon reread this book I am uuuuuuutter fail. FAIL, I tell you!

Gwen Frost is as awful as Ms Estep's inability to use perso
May 19, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
Wolfsbane and Mistletoe
This is one of the better anthologies out there. I can truly say that no matter my feelings about any one of them, every single story is well-written ...more
May 13, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
Steel's Edge (The Edge, #4)
While I enjoyed Richard and Charlotte's individual characters, and their romance, it didn't quite come together for me. It felt like BAYOU MOON part 2 ...more
Nov 03, 2014
Aug 06, 2011
Dark and Stormy Knights
Most definitely not one of the better anthologies out there. I loved the Kate Daniels novella, which I'd already read, and Shannon K. Butcher's entry ...more
Aug 04, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
The Thirteenth House (Twelve Houses, #2)
The simple beauty of this book has struck me more forcefully now, 12 or so hours after reading the book, than it did immediately I had fini
Feb 21, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Twice Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, #3)

Lemme bullet my thoughts here:

Merit is one of the more well-rounded heroines I've come across in UF, meaning that she has very obvious faults as wel
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3)
This third installment of the Dresden Files is a huge improvement over the second book, and Harry has risen a bit in my estimation. Oh he still has mo ...more
Feb 12, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
Magic Dreams (Kate Daniels, #4.5)
Reread July 2013.

Still captivated by Dali and Jim.

Previous review of novella below.


This was the story I started and couldn't
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
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