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The Last Werewolf (The Last Werewolf, #1)
3.47
I hate doing this, but I'm marking this one DNF

I gave it a fair shot. I was listening to the audio and was about 4 hours in. That's just over a third.
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not set
May 29, 2011
 
Red Phone Box: A Darkly Magical Story Cycle
4.15
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

The Red Phone Box story cycle is one of the most imaginative and unique stories I have read in a
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Dec 10, 2013
Oct 11, 2013
 
I'll Give You the Sun
4.14
Originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Lauren Oliver wrote a great review of this book for the New York Times and in it she talks a bit about dualit
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Oct 18, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
 
One Night in Winter
3.85
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Where to begin when talking about One Night in Winter? It is a dark and intriguing tale of secret
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May 19, 2014
Mar 09, 2014
 
Night Film
3.75
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I am so tired of hearing books compared to Gone Girl. Seriously. It’s getting to the point that a
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Aug 13, 2013
Aug 08, 2013
 
Sinner (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #4)
3.99
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I am not a werewolf person. Not for any particular reason, I have just found throughout the years
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Oct 2014
Jun 03, 2014
 
The Valley of Amazement
3.55
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

The Valley of Amazement is the story of Violet Minturn, a half Chinese, half American girl living
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Nov 18, 2013
Sep 13, 2013
 
The Impossible Knife of Memory
3.93
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Laurie Halse Anderson has a reputation for writing books about tough subjects. And it’s well earn
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Dec 29, 2013
Aug 31, 2013
 
Star Wars #1
4.12
That was everything I wanted it to be. Lots of fun, great pacing and I felt like I could hear the original cast saying the lines as I was reading them ...more
Jan 30, 2015
Jan 30, 2015
 
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
3.70
I can definitely see why this book is addictive. It is one steamy read. But overall the writing just isn't that great. Most lines/scenes feel repeated ...more
May 2012
Apr 29, 2012
 
Further Out Than You Thought: A Novel
3.36
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Further Out Than You Thought is the story of twenty-five year old Gwendolyn Griffin. Life has not
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Aug 14, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
(You) Set Me on Fire
3.49
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Earlier this year I read In One Person by John Irving – the story of Billy Abbot who has crushes
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Mar 23, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.25
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I finally worked up the courage to tackle The Casual Vacancy. I am a fanatic Harry Potter fan and
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Dec 09, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
Fury (The Fury Trilogy, #1)
3.27
This review originally posted at Christa's Hooked on Books

Emily finally knows what it's like to be in love. Unfortunately for her she's in love with
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Aug 26, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
 
Surfacing
3.44
I am the first to admit that I am a huge Margaret Atwood fan. She is by far my favourite writer and I could read her work over and over again. So I f ...more
Dec 11, 2010
Nov 15, 2010
 
The Edible Woman
3.65
“‘So I’m finally going mad,’ she thought, ‘like everybody else. What a nuisance. Though I suppose it will be a change.’

The Edible Woman is easily one
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Jul 30, 2013
Nov 12, 2010
 
Ink (Paper Gods, #1)
3.67
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Ink is the story of Katie Green. After the death of her mother, Katie goes to live with her aunt
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Apr 03, 2014
Jan 07, 2013
 
Essence
3.80
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Cults are fascinating. They’re horrible and frightening as well but as an outsider looking in you
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May 26, 2014
May 25, 2014
 
Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)
4.58
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Early on into Clockwork Princess you come across the following passage:

“Tessa craned her head bac
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Mar 27, 2013
Nov 14, 2011
 
Earth Girl (Earth Girl, #1)
3.75
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic


Earth Girl is an exciting new science fiction novel, with a foot in both the young adult and adul
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Jul 12, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
 
Darkest Minds, The
4.31
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

So many strong emotions when it comes to this book. SO MANY. My final few updates on Goodreads wh
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Jun 18, 2013
Mar 19, 2012
 
Dangerous
3.42
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I would like to consider myself a superhero fan. Comic books make up part of my weekly – if not d
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Mar 17, 2014
Aug 20, 2013
 
Game (Jasper Dent, #2)
4.21
This review originally posted on More Than Just Magic

Mystery and thriller writers pay attention – this is how it’s done.

Last year I picked up I Hunt K
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May 08, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
 
Archetype
3.81
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Archetype starts out with Emma waking up. She doesn’t know who she is or where she is but it’s ok
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Feb 04, 2014
Jan 06, 2014
 
Moon at Nine
3.76
This review originally posted at More Than Just Magic

Moon at Nine is the touching story of two people trying to find love in a dangerous place (I can’
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Jun 12, 2014
Mar 15, 2014
 
Above World (Above World, #1)
3.88
Originally reviewed at Hooked on Books

When I started reading Above World I was expecting a pretty basic middle grade title. A fun fantasy story that I
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Feb 06, 2012
Nov 17, 2011
 
Golden Boy
4.03
This review was originally posted at More Than Just Magic

I’m just going to call it now. This is one of my favourite books this year. It’s like Middles
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May 10, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
 
Fever (The Chemical Garden, #2)
3.80
Originally posted at Hooked on Books

The Chemical Garden trilogy continues and without a doubt it is better than ever!

Now if you remember my review of
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Jan 19, 2012
May 18, 2011
 
East of West, Vol. 1: The Promise (East of West, #1-5)
3.92
This review originally posted at Improbable Chuck: Canucks on Comics

I’ve been hearing more and more about East of West as the months go on so when the
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Sep 19, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
 
Glamour in Glass (Glamourist Histories, #2)
3.75
Originally reviewed at Christa's Hooked on Books

This book, like the first in the series, in a perfect example of down right gorgeous writing. Each lin
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Apr 13, 2012
Nov 17, 2011
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