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Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, #12)
3.57
A fair warning: this review contains mild spoilers because writing my rant without them was next to impossible. Proceed at your own risk.

The Sookie St...more
May 02, 2012
Nov 01, 2011
 
Obsidian (Lux, #1)
4.29
All my ratings have been pretty high lately, mostly because I choose very carefully what to read next. I value my time too much to purposely read book...more
Dec 11, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Half-Blood (Covenant, #1)
4.20
In Daimon, the short story prequel, Alex’s mother was killed by a group of Strigoi daimons, but Alex was lucky enough to escape. At the beginning of H...more
Oct 06, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
What Alice Forgot
3.93
487 pages of pure torture!
What Alice Forgot was not at all what I expected. That should teach me never to read a book that hasn’t been rated by at le...more
Jul 05, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
Nightshade (Nightshade, #1)
4.05
This is undoubtedly the worst YA novel I've read this year. I suffered through about 50% of the audiobook, i.e. 6 long, excruciating hours, waiting fo...more
Jul 06, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
Night School (Night School, #1)
4.00
I always enjoy boarding school books (unless they’re contemporary, in which case I tend to run away screaming), and I’d hoped Night School would be a...more
Apr 30, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
 
Bloodlines (Bloodlines, #1)
4.26
I do not relish, nor have I ever relished writing negative reviews. I would like to be able to say that Bloodlines exceeded my very high expectations....more
Aug 26, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
 
The Mephisto Covenant: The Redemption of Ajax (The Mephisto Covenant, #1)
3.86
I am very sorry, but this is unreadable. It's not often that a book makes me this angry. In fact, I don't remember the last time it happened. I'd hone...more
Aug 22, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
Ashes (Ashes Trilogy, #1)
3.94
I hate having to review this book. I've spent the last 24 hours thinking about it, trying to figure out a way to point out the good and the bad, inste...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
3.76
2.5 stars, rounded up because I'm feeling particularly generous today.

Before any of you start plotting my painful and untimely death, I should point...more
Feb 07, 2013
Jan 01, 2013
 
Dead, Undead, or Somewhere in Between (Rhiannon's Law, #1)
3.85
First of all, please allow me to get this off my chest: Why on earth would a self-respecting vampire want to be called Disco?! It’s just ridiculous. I...more
Feb 05, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Innocent Darkness (The Aether Chronicles, #1)
3.55
Innocent Darkness is a story about Noli, a girl who lost her social status and her chances for a good marriage when her father disappeared, and is for...more
Apr 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)
4.00
2.5 stars


I believe that, consciously or unconsciously, every author has a list of priorities he/she keeps in mind when writing a book. I know that ev...more
Aug 16, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
 
The Book of Blood and Shadow
3.59
After a promising start, The Book of Blood and Shadow turned out to be my biggest disappointment in 2012. I never expected to have to struggle to fini...more
May 29, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
Fractured Light (Fractured Light, #1)
3.94
1.5 star

I hate being lied to as much as the next person. The book description on Netgalley led me to believe that Fractured Light is a YA fantasy book...more
Jan 02, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.19
Middle book syndrome, thy name is Insurgent, and you’ve never been this painful before. I realize this is not a popular opinion. For every negative re...more
Jun 05, 2012
Sep 16, 2011
 
Vesper (Deviants, #1)
3.60
1.5 stars
Well, color me disappointed. I’ll try to keep this short and very clear: I expected a lot form Vesper. Perhaps I was curious because a male a...more
Dec 28, 2011
Dec 26, 2011
 
Trapped (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #5)
4.27
2.5 stars
Well, look at that! Once again, everyone’s favorite druid Atticus O’Sullivan somehow managed to anger just about every deity from every panth...more
Aug 25, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
Crave (Crave, #1)
3.87
1.5 stars!

This is another fine example of why you should never judge a book by its covers. The cover is beautiful and that’s what got me into trouble...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
 
Harbinger
3.20
”Whether you know it or not, each one of you is at a critical turning point. If you are willing, there is still time to turn back from the terminal p...more
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
 
Debris (The Veiled Worlds, #1)
3.49
1.5 star

Why would someone who is so obviously not good at worldbuilding decide to write fantasy is beyond me. I wasted a lot of time trying to find so...more
Aug 03, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
This Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, #5)
4.29
**spoiler alert** This book was such a disappointment. It's sad, really. Admittedly, the last one wasn't much, either, but I didn't expect two crappy...more
Feb 24, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
 
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)
4.16
I'm very, very sorry, my dear GR friends. I had every intention of finishing this book, if only to be able to write a decent review. But I would rathe...more
Apr 08, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
 
Afterlight (Dark Ink Chronicles, #1)
3.73
This is a great example of how a perfectly good idea can be ruined with lousy writing. I chose Afterlight because I was in serious need of some vampi...more
Feb 04, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Hellbent (Cheshire Red Reports, #2)
3.81
2.5 stars
Hellbent was not what I thought it would be. After the mediocre first installment, I’d hoped that the second book would show some improvement...more
Sep 03, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
Seers (Seers, #1)
3.87
Ok. Just like pulling off a band-aid. Here we go: I started reading this book while I was on my vacation. After about a half, I simply couldn’t take i...more
Jul 28, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
 
Make Me (Demon Underground, #4)
4.09
Part demon, part human, we are secretly born.
Persecuted, violated, forsaken, forlorn.
For freedom, for privacy, we have all made a pact.
Three to serve
...more
Apr 23, 2012
Nov 22, 2011
 
My Life as a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, #1)
3.90
Angel Crawford is 21 years old, addicted to pills and in an on-again off-again relationship with another addict, Randy. After the death of her insane...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
 
Blood of the Maple (Maggie's Grove, #1)
3.90
Beach books seem to be coming at me from all sides. Blood of the Maple is one of them. It’s a perfect book to read while sunbathing.

I had many, many...more
Jun 13, 2011
Jun 11, 2011
 
Napier's Bones
3.21
For me, reading Napier’s Bones was very much like reading a book in Slovenian or Spanish – I understood most of it if I read slowly enough, but those...more
Jun 19, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
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