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Shatter (The Children of Man, #1)
First off, Miss Author, and this might seem like a bizarre and puny nitpick, but please, please rename Kimiko the horse to something less Japanese and ...more
Apr 24, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
This scifi book delves into a strange pseudo-science and a bleedover effect between the narrative reality and actual reality. I admit I took a chance ...more
Mar 19, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
Tristran Thorn is a special snowflake. He’s completely, stupidly in love with Victoria Forrester, the town of Wall’s pretty socialite (well, you know, ...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
The Time Machine
This classic novella follows a man simply dubbed the Time Traveler and his experiments with time. The Traveler creates a time machine and has a number ...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
Terrier (Beka Cooper, #1)
I have to say that I'm pretty biased when it comes to Pierce's novels. I simply love them and have loved them since I was a teenager. So when I finall ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 08, 2012
The Forever War (The Forever War, #1)
Rating: 5/5 stars

Amazon blurb quote: “The book tells the timeless story of war, in this case a conflict between humanity and the alien Taurans. Humans
Nov 29, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
Verita (Verita, #1)
3.5 stars out of 5!

I read this a while back and forgot to review. The writing isn't bad, Verita is a unique place, but I really didn't like the main c
Jul 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Worlds of The Golden Queen
First, this is a two-in-one book. I admit I've only read the first book, The Golden Queen, as an ebook. I'm leaving the rating here because, honestly, ...more
May 21, 2012
May 21, 2012
The Bar Code Tattoo (Bar Code, #1)
I bought this God knows how long ago and let it collect dust until four months ago. I'm bad, I know. Anyway, this book started off good but fizzled ou ...more
Oct 25, 2010
Feb 19, 2011
This World We Live In (Last Survivors, #3)
Okay, so I bought the first book, loved it, mostly because I liked the concept of the moon being the issue, not zombies or an asteroid or something el ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 13, 2011
The Inevitable
Apparently I have a thing for scifi stories that have mechs or robots or androids. The concept of what makes a person, well, alive, is a really fun to ...more
Aug 03, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Grey Eyes (The Forever Trilogy, #1)
It took a few paragraphs for me to get into this book, but once I did get hooked (and looked past some annoying teenage angst as well as some near-Twi ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
Song of the Summer King
First, this is a book definitely tailored to younger kids, and that's great. I still love this kind of fiction. But if you're expecting something more ...more
Oct 31, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
A Glimpse of The Dark
First, a disclaimer: I'm a friend of the author, but I bought the collection myself. She did not give me a copy, and I'm reviewing this because I genu ...more
Dec 09, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
Falling Under
While I'm not displeased with this book, or the writing, I'm not entirely sure that I feel satisfied, either. The topics are very heavy: relationship ...more
Nov 03, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
The Written (Emaneska #1)
So I'm not going to explain what I disliked about this book (see other reviews below who sum it up in better detail), but what I will tell you that th ...more
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 01, 2012
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
I want to preface this review with a simple fact: I've never read a single Stephen King novel until now. Most of my writing friends insisted I pick th ...more
May 21, 2012
May 08, 2012
I Am Legend and Other Stories
While I definitely understand how Romero was influenced by this story, I personally didn't like it all that much. The main character was too dull. The ...more
Oct 10, 2014
Oct 25, 2014
Dragonflight (Pern, #1)
Anne McCaffrey's books inspired me as a child to write fantasy. I re-read this recently for the first time as an adult, and the changes were interesti ...more
Oct 26, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
The Road
Had to read this for a class. I admire McCarthy's ability to create a vivid world using basic, simple sentences and dialogue without quotes that still ...more
Sep 17, 2014
Sep 22, 2014
Always the Wedding Planner, Never the Bride (Emma Rae Creations, #2)
I'm not one for this type of novel, normally. And I admit I read it to get in a light, fluffy story after finishing up a very, very heavy and intense ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, #1)
Just a note: This is a book I didn't fully read; I only finished the ebook sample and decided not to buy it -- but I'm making my reasons clear in my r ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
This one was an easier read than the first. I'm not sure why. My review was going to be more in-depth, but many others have said the likes and dislike ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
The House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street is a set of vignettes. Meaning they don't have to have resolution. Some things stay unsaid, unresolved, and that is the hard ...more
Feb 22, 2011
Feb 19, 2011
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
So many people before me have loved the Song of Ice and Fire novels. A Game of Thrones is the first book in the series, written by George R.R. Martin. ...more
Sep 11, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
This 928 page novel (though my Kindle says it's 925, but who's counting?) has been, by far, one of the toughest reads of the year. I loved it and hate ...more
Mar 14, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
The Lincoln Lawyer (Mickey Haller, #1)
I normally don't read legal thrillers, but I watched the movie and liked it (to some surprise) and decided to check out the book, see if it was any be ...more
Jul 26, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
Not much to say that hasn't already been said. As a writer, I loved the progression of this story. You can see how it unfolds, how all the pieces clic ...more
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
Not much to say here that hasn't already been said. I was really carried into the world and the book (finished it in two days). That being said, I pee ...more
Nov 13, 2013
Feb 19, 2011
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse
There are some really interesting stories in here, and that alone makes it worth reading. I haven't read every single one yet, but the ones I did for ...more
Aug 25, 2014
Oct 25, 2014
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