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The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, #1)
4.21
The False Prince is *THAT* book! I stayed up way too late in order to finish it...and I'm seriously considering throwing all notion of a sleep schedul ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Sep 12, 2011
 
Breadcrumbs
3.75
Originally posted on Small Review

2.5 stars Explanation of rating system: Star Rating Key

I'm back in my secret bunker

Why? Because I didn't really like
...more
Sep 10, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
The Witch's Daughter
3.48
I was suckered into this book, despite the negative reviews, because the description sounded interesting and the cover caught my eye. Ugh, I should ha ...more
Jan 27, 2011
Dec 08, 2010
 
Tighter
3.41
Billed as a loose retelling of Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw, Tighter at first follows the original plot closely and then spirals into Adele’s un ...more
Jan 06, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
 
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
4.09
Originally posted at Small Review

5/5 Special Shelf

The girl who lived!

Look, I know, I'm totally supposed to be over the plot of "ordinary kid finds out
...more
Apr 06, 2012
Mar 30, 2011
 
Code Name Verity
4.12
Originally posted on Small Review

Oh gosh, I can't believe the time. Is it, yes, it's 12:36 AM and I really should have gone to sleep already but I've
...more
Apr 23, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
 
Cascade (River of Time, #2)
4.30

I wanna marry this book. This whole series. It's like Lisa took everything I want out of a book and put it all together to make the best series EVER!
...more
May 07, 2011
Feb 09, 2011
 
Theft of Swords (The Riyria Revelations, #1-2)
4.21
Originally posted on Small Review

Let's be honest here

I initially picked up this series because I thought the guy on the cover looked hot. Yes, that IS
...more
Aug 09, 2013
Dec 27, 2012
 
Waterfall (River of Time, #1)
4.09
Can you say *SWOON*?

I’m trying to hold back the OMG squeeeeeees here, but it’s kinda hard. You see in the description where it mentions Italian hottie
...more
Feb 09, 2011
Nov 27, 2010
 
Tiger Lily
3.95
What a sad, beautiful book. Full review to come.

Originally posted on Small Review.

3.5 stars (explanation of rating)

How I would have told myself to ad
...more
May 26, 2012
Mar 30, 2011
 
The Dust of 100 Dogs
3.63
Originally posted at Small Review

This is not the book I signed up for

I was expecting a high seas adventure with pirates, epic love, reincarnation, a u
...more
Mar 29, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
3.95
Originally posted at Small Review

It's *THAT* book!

I had perfectly moderate hopes for Grave Mercy after having enjoyed Robin LaFever's MG book Theodos
...more
Jul 16, 2013
Apr 03, 2011
 
Supernaturally (Paranormalcy, #2)
3.93
Originally posted at Small Review

"The Buffy mark"

There was a blurb on Supernaturally that said something along the lines of “Comes closer than most to
...more
Apr 05, 2011
Nov 26, 2010
 
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
4.04
I am writing this review from a secret underground bunker. Why? Because I , um, didn’t love this book. I’m sorry! Really, I’m just as disappointed as ...more
Sep 2010
Nov 26, 2010
 
The Tropic of Serpents (Memoir by Lady Trent, #2)
3.94
Originally posted at Small Review blog

I was lost in the depths of despair

I've been having a serious streak of bad luck when it comes to books this ye
...more
Apr 13, 2014
Jul 26, 2013
 
The Shadow Throne (The Ascendance Trilogy, #3)
4.19
DNF Explanation


Originally posted at Small Review


Ok, so I'm barfing my emotions all over this review, and, like all barf, it ain't pretty.

Ready?

It brea
...more
not set
Aug 25, 2013
 
Dark Mirror (Dark Mirror, #1)
3.71
I had been anticipating this book all the way back to when it had a different cover, so I was very happy when I was asked if I would like a copy for r ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Nov 27, 2010
 
The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, #2)
4.23
Originally posted at Small Review

4.5 stars, Special Shelf

Is it as good as the first book?

Well, no.

I know, I'm disappointed too. The False Prince was
...more
Mar 02, 2013
Jul 05, 2012
 
Sorrow's Knot
3.84
Originally posted at Small Review

I adored Plain Kate , mostly because Erin Bow created a rich world with depth, culture, history, and texture, filled
...more
Nov 26, 2013
May 12, 2011
 
Dragonfly
4.05
3.5 stars

Originally posted at Small Review

Dragonfly held so much promise: A hate-turned-love romance, fantasy, questing, culture clash, battles. Oh g
...more
not set
May 30, 2011
 
A Breath of Eyre (Unbound, #1)
3.39
Originally posted at Small Review

3.5 stars

Why you can't just look at the rating

My ratings are my personal, subjective reaction to the book I read. It'
...more
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 30, 2011
 
The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1)
4.04
That was rough. Don't think I'll read the sequels. Full review to come.

Originally posted on Small Review

I really, really, really didn't like this bo
...more
Jun 22, 2014
Dec 05, 2013
 
Wildwood Dancing (Wildwood, #1)
4.09
LOVE! I think I'm going to go to sleep hugging this book tonight.
Nov 10, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.18
LOVE! Full review to come.
Jun 30, 2012
Nov 26, 2010
 
Artemis the Brave (Goddess Girls, #4)
4.23
Originally posted at Small Review

Like all the books in the Goddess Girls series, Artemis the Brave can be read as a standalone and it is not necessary
...more
May 17, 2011
May 14, 2011
 
The Wild Queen: The Days and Nights of Mary Queen of Scots (Young Royals, #7)
3.65
Not my favorite in this series, but still a solid edition. Review to come.

Originally posted at Small Review

I feel like I become more and more of a fa
...more
Jul 08, 2014
Oct 18, 2011
 
Torrent (River of Time, #3)
4.35
Originally posted at Small Review

I tried not to include any spoilers for the whole series.

Series can be tricky things. The first part needs to hook yo
...more
Aug 21, 2011
Feb 09, 2011
 
Allegiance (Legacy, #2)
4.01
Originally posted on Small Review

3.5 stars

Yes, this is a sequel. I tried to avoid major spoilers and hide anything that might be spoilery, but you WI
...more
Nov 30, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
The Education of Bet
3.59
Summary

The 1800s were not a good time for women in want of an education, as young Bet well knows. Inspired by her desire to learn, Bet jumps at the op
...more
Nov 2010
Nov 27, 2010
 
Midnight Thief (Midnight Thief, #1)
3.70
Couldn't make it through. Totally disappointed and DNF-ing this.

Originally posted on Small Review blog

What can I say about Midnight Thief that hasn't
...more
not set
Jul 20, 2013
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