No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days
I laughed so hard I cried when I read this book last year. I even photo-copies the Novelist Agreement, signed it, and taped it to my desk to remind my...more
Nov 2006
Oct 15, 2007
Dante's Girl (Kayla Steele, #1)
Okay, so is it horrible for me to admit I picked this one up solely because the title and cover art caught my eye first? I thought the title rather cl...more
Dec 2007
Nov 30, 2007
Geekomancy (Ree Reyes, #1)
I tried to like this book. I really really did. Geekomancy had all the markings of a book that I would enjoy according to the blurb:

Ree Reyes’s life w...more
Oct 20, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
The Night Life of the Gods (Modern Library Paperbacks)
Reasons for picking it up: Saw it on a random favorites list on GoodReads, thought it would be fun to read.

Where did I get it from: Purchased it on Am...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
The Accidental Vampire (Argeneau, #7)
I adore the "paranormal romance" genre quite a bit. Just take a look at my goodreads bookshelves and you will see that I have somewhat of an addiction...more
Feb 2008
Jan 16, 2008
Custom Knits: Unleash Your Inner Designer with Top-Down and Improvisational Techniques
Since I started knitting again I've been picking up various books that pique my interest. Most of them are simple pattern books. After I made my first...more
Jul 2011
Aug 01, 2011
Falling Star
I finished reading Falling Star by Diana Dempsey around 6:30 this morning. Nothing really spectacular about that fact until you hear that I stayed sta...more
Dec 14, 2011
Dec 13, 2011
Walk Two Moons
Why I read this book -

A few days ago when I called my sister to ask a question, my niece answered the phone. When she realized it was me, the first wo...more
May 27, 2012
May 24, 2012
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
Love love love. I simply love this book. The characters, the plot, the setting...just wow.

I don't understand why it took me so long to finally sit dow...more
Sep 06, 2011
Sep 01, 2011
The Giver (The Giver Quartet, #1)
This is the second book my soon to be 13 year old niece has recommend to me. She read it for her language arts class this year. (I was also told by my...more
Jun 2013
May 30, 2013
The Strange Case of Finley Jayne (Steampunk Chronicles, #0.5)
Finley Jayne knows she's not 'normal'. Normal girls don't lose time, or have something inside them that makes them capable of remarkably violent thing...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The rumors surrounding this book that are floating around the bookshelves are true. The Name of the Wind is absolutely amazing. Patrick Rothfuss has c...more
Oct 08, 2011
Oct 01, 2011
No Fear
No Fear is marketed as a mystery on Amazon. While there are some elements that could be considered part of the mystery genre, I am willing to say this...more
Sep 2011
Aug 22, 2011
The Colorado Kid
If you picked up this book expecting to find the little town of Haven as depicted on the SyFy channel series you will be sorely disappointed. You will...more
Mar 2011
Feb 28, 2011
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
I've had my eye on this book since it first hit the goodread shelves earlier this year. However I didn't pick it up until my sister chose it to be par...more
May 29, 2012
May 26, 2012
Darcy's Voyage: A Tale of Uncharted Love on the Open Seas
I didn't quiet know what to expect when I picked this one up. All I knew was that it was a reinterpretation of Pride & Prejudice. The Book was ori...more
May 21, 2011
May 08, 2011
World From Rough Stones
World from Rough Stone is the first of the four-volume Stevenson Saga, written by Malcolm MacDonald. It tells the story of two ambitious but poor youn...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 14, 2011
The Heir of Night (The Wall of Night, #1)
I picked this book up at the beginning of the month after reading a blog post from Cassie about New Zealand Book Month. I'm always looking for new thi...more
Mar 18, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
Ready Player One
I first heard about Ready Player One on Twitter. Wil Wheaton mentioned that he was recording the audio book. Curious I looked the book up and immediat...more
Nov 04, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
Relentless (Dominion Trilogy, #1)
I downloaded Relentless by Robin Parrish for free on my Kindle in early March. It is the first book in The Dominion Trilogy, and is listed by Amazon i...more
Apr 14, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
Jenny Pox (The Paranormals, #1)
Where and when I picked it up: Kindle Freebie a while back.

My Opinion:

Picked up during a YA run through the Kindle Freebie offerings, I had this book...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
Ghosts in the Cloisters
Reviewers Note: This is a solicited non-compensated review.

What can I say about Anil Balan's collection of stories titled Ghosts in the Cloisters? My...more
Feb 08, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
So Wil Wheaton took a step and wrote a piece of fiction. It's short. I read it in about 10 minutes and is more of a vignette than an actual complete s...more
Apr 14, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories
Anyone that enjoys Noire should give this collection a read. Anyone that would like to know what all the fuss is about should give this collection a r...more
Aug 23, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
The Lock Artist
Why I picked it up : Saw it on the shelf at the bookstore and thought it looked interesting. Purchased for the Kindle.


Marked by tragedy, trau...more
May 25, 2012
May 19, 2012
Ill Wind (Weather Warden, #1)
Rachel Caine's Ill Wind marks the conclusion of my GoodReads challenge of reading 40 books this year. (10 more than last year.)

Ill Wind is the first b...more
Jul 29, 2012
May 23, 2012
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Tudor Court, #2)
As a teenager I was fascinated by the wives of Henry VIII. I read about each and every one of them. Anne Boleyn was my favorite to read about. And per...more
Mar 13, 2008
Feb 08, 2008
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
The Wise Man's Fear is the second book in the KingKiller Chronicle, a trilogy, by Patrick Rothfuss. If you are familiar with the geek web comic Penny...more
Dec 06, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
Out of Time  (Out of Time, #1)
I am loath to admit that I picked this book up late 2011 and that it took me well over a year before I read it. I picked Out of Time by Monique Martin...more
Apr 30, 2013
Oct 10, 2011
The Calculus Diaries: How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas, and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
The Calculus Diaries by Jennifer Ouellette was recommended to me some months ago during a lunch with a couple of friends. The conversation had turned...more
Aug 22, 2011
May 08, 2011
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