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This Song Will Save Your Life
"Don't be special." That's what I would say to my younger self if I could pinpoint the moment when I went astray. But there was no one moment. I was a...more
Jun 19, 2013
May 31, 2013
The Fault in Our Stars

It seems silly that I have to say this, but I've seen many a negative review of this book met with backlash from John's nerdfighter fans, so I want t...more
Mar 30, 2013
Feb 04, 2013
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)

The size of my disappointment probably has something to do with why I can't bring myself to award this two stars. I know Divergent isn't really a gre...more
Jun 10, 2012
Jul 31, 2011
Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)

This is not a dystopia, it is a romance. This is not a novel, it is a collection of similes and metaphors, most of which do not make sense. I origina...more
Jan 28, 2012
Nov 27, 2011
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)

Phew, I am so glad that's over. I can't believe I actually made it through all those pages, I'm sure I wouldn't have done if I hadn't set myself the...more
Jan 09, 2013
Dec 22, 2012
Eleanor & Park
Edit 09/13: I said a while ago when I read this book that it wasn't exactly my thing. But I really need to say something about the pathetic and narrow...more
Oct 18, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
Angelfall (Penryn and the End of Days, #1)

Oh my goodness, I think this book might have just ruined the entire urban fantasy - and possibly dystopian too - genre for me. Because, where can I g...more
Dec 20, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)

Apr 21, 2014
Nov 02, 2012
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1)

I've spent two years avoiding this book. I remember in 2011 when I stumbled across that exciting GR description and pretty - if slightly creepy and di...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
Tiger Lily

Edit 04/04/2013: I read this almost a year ago now and it still haunts me in the best possible way. So I just wanted to share this song with you beca...more
Jul 06, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1)

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Aug 24, 2012
Glass Houses (The Morganville Vampires, #1)
pg 15:

"What normal girl loved physics? Abnormal ones. Ones who were not ever going to be hot. And face it, being hot? That was what life was all about...more
not set
Apr 09, 2011
The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
So... I realise this might be quite odd, lol, but me and my sister write songs and she sings them. And we wrote a song that was inspired by this book...more
Mar 19, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Cruel Beauty
Well, I thought this was wonderful.

What is Cruel Beauty?

• It's a gorgeously written blend of Beauty and the Beast retelling and Greek mythology.
• It's...more
Jan 07, 2014
Dec 20, 2013
Article 5 (Article 5, #1)

I am very sorry if I gave anyone false hope with my earlier updates on this but I was also misled by the beginning of the book. What seemed like a po...more
Nov 02, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
The Bone Season (The Bone Season, #1)

I really, really wanted to like this book. It sounds stupid but I actually feel slightly guilty at how disappointed I was with it and I think the mai...more
Jun 02, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
All Our Yesterdays

I'm still reeling from this book. I finished it with that sad, hollow feeling that makes it impossible to read anything else for a while because you'...more
Jul 19, 2013
Dec 04, 2012
Champion (Legend, #3)
And... it's over.

This series has come a long, long way from where it started and has managed to shatter boundaries and exceed expectations where, in m...more
Nov 17, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
September Girls

Cast your pitchforks aside, I'm going to try and explain. Explain why this book which is lauded by critics but generally hated by goodreads (and many...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
The Book Thief

sigh. I hate it when this happens, I truly do, it makes me feel wrong inside when everyone else loves a book that I find to be rather underwhelming.....more
Nov 2011
Feb 10, 2011
Through the Ever Night (Under the Never Sky, #2)
Well, finally after a series of disappointing sequels this year (Rebel Heart, Insurgent, The Calling) I've found a book that was even better than its...more
Dec 13, 2012
Dec 18, 2011
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)

I have a feeling I'm not going to be very popular by posting this review, everyone seems to love this book so far and I feel more disappointed in mys...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
This book sounds ridiculous. I'm not sure if I'm just adding it because I'm pretty damn hungry right now.

You know, I think I could write a dystopia -...more
not set
Jan 17, 2014
Half Bad (Half Life, #1)
Do you know a story that goes something like this >>>> There's a poor family consisting of a mother and her bunch of kids, each one from a...more
Jan 24, 2014
Nov 06, 2013
The Chaos of Stars

DNF. I read about a quarter of it and my feelings went something like: boring, boring, boring, offensive, boring, boring... ooh, look, my cat!

not set
Mar 20, 2013
Obsidian (Lux, #1)
Not long ago, someone I know got into a really bad relationship. It was the kind of relationship where the guy was a pretty-faced douchebag who would...more
May 31, 2014
Nov 17, 2013
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Clueless. I am clueless. The popularity of this book baffles me even more than the popularity of The Fault in Our Stars. Maybe I really am just a cold...more
May 31, 2014
Sep 30, 2013
Divergent (Divergent, #1)

Okay, okay, I completely understand why people could really like this and also why people could find it a huge disappointment. As for the latter... w...more
Jul 31, 2011
May 31, 2011
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
To many, I was myth incarnate, the embodiment of a most superb legend, a fairy tale. Some considered me a monster, a mutation. To my great misfortune,...more
Apr 07, 2014
Jan 25, 2014

After reading recent comments, I feel the need to stress an important point about this book: it is not about accepting incest. It's not a book like F...more
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 09, 2010
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