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Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)
4.03
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
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Mar 2012
Dec 16, 2011
 
The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3)
4.53
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
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Oct 04, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
3.91
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
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Jul 05, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1)
3.70
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
3.61
★★★½

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
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Jan 14, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
 
Storm's Heart (Elder Races, #2)
3.98
(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


I
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Aug 03, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
An Indecent Proposition
3.44
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
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Mar 17, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Blood Cross (Jane Yellowrock, #2)
4.13
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
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Feb 04, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
 
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
3.29
Ok.

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
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Dec 02, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
 
River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6)
4.23
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)
4.04
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
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Feb 08, 2012
Dec 21, 2011
 
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)
3.78
★★★★½

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
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Jan 21, 2012
Nov 06, 2011
 
Don't Tempt Me (Fallen Women, #2)
3.75
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
 
Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2)
4.30
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
 
Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1)
4.17
THIS BOOK!

LOVED IT!

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
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Jul 08, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
The Gray Wolf Throne (Seven Realms, #3)
4.40
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
 
Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels, #5.5)
4.27
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
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Aug 09, 2012
Aug 06, 2011
 
The Innocent's Dark Seduction (Harlequin Presents, #2855)
3.35
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
 
Imprisoned by a Vow
3.77
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,
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Jul 24, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
 
Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5)
4.38
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
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Jan 16, 2012
Aug 31, 2011
 
Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed (Sons of Sin, #1)
3.89
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
 
Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3)
4.35
5 stars, with misgivings.

My thoughts
1. Patricia Briggs' storytelling alone deserves 5 stars. It is done with consummate skill. And discretion too. I
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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)
4.09
**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
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Jun 17, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
 
Hired by the Cowboy (Windover Ranch #1)
3.67

DNF

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
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Oct 15, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
 
Death's Rival (Jane Yellowrock, #5)
4.29
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)
4.48
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
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May 29, 2011
May 20, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
"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
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Aug 14, 2012
Nov 06, 2010
 
Under Her Skin
3.89
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
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Jan 23, 2012
Aug 06, 2011
 
Lost in Love
3.77
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
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Jul 31, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
 
Kinked (Elder Races, #6)
4.14
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
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Dec 07, 2013
Dec 06, 2013
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