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Shadow of Night
4.00
7/22/2014: *sigh* Holy shit. I did it. 24 hours of audio is rough. Review to come.

7/6/2014: Re-try. I couldn't get through this the first time I tried...more
Jul 22, 2014
Jun 13, 2011
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.06
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“Once upon a time, a little girl was raised by monsters. But angels burned the doorways to their world...more
Oct 15, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
The Madman's Daughter (The Madman's Daughter, #1)
3.70
My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars
A copy of The Madman's Daughter was provided to me by Balzer + Bray/Edelweiss for review purposes.

'Dead flesh and sharpened s...more
Jan 05, 2013
Oct 09, 2012
 
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, # 1)
3.78
Peculiar Children Review
3.5 stars

‘I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how e...more
Jun 30, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
 
Unearthly (Unearthly, #1)
4.13
4.5 stars

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Alright, yes, I admit… it’s November 2011 and I’m just now getting around to reading this. I...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
Alright so I plan on making this short, sweet and to the point.

This book was truly amazing and I loved it. The only problem I had was the fact that by...more
Jul 16, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
Soulbound (Legacy of Tril, #1)
4.11
3.5 stars

This had several elements that have been done time and time again: sarcastic rule-breaking heroine, heroine is shipped off to boarding school...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
 
A Monster Calls
4.26
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I can understand now why many readers had difficulty reviewing this book now that I have read it mysel...more
Oct 12, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.98
Update with super cool link 8/4/2011
A Discovery of Witches: the (possible) Movie + Sequel Title

I... loved this book. When first reading the summary I...more
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)
4.04
Shatter Me was one of those books that I put on my mental shelf titled ‘Nope nope nope’. I had been warned about the bad metaphors and the strange pas...more
Jan 15, 2014
Aug 20, 2013
 
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)
4.05
2.5 stars

Well shit.

Everyone loved this and unfortunately I ended up being the odd man out.

I seem to have an aversion to fantasy in general and I’m thi...more
Nov 28, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
4.06
My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars
I received this book free from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or...more
Jan 26, 2014
Mar 14, 2013
 
The Iron Daughter (Iron Fey, #2)
4.18
I really feel like I’m missing something with this series. I started reading it based solely off the declarations of love and whatnot and I’ve since b...more
Sep 20, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
 
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
3.80
'I didn't think I belonged here in her world, a boy stuck between two lives, dragging the dangers of the wolves with me, but when she said my name, wa...more
Feb 26, 2012
Jun 23, 2011
 
In the Shadow of Blackbirds
3.92
A copy of In the Shadow of Blackbirds was provided to me by Amulet Books/Netgalley for review purposes.

'Stay still. Smile. And summon the dead.'

Mary S...more
Mar 2013
Oct 08, 2012
 
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
3.95
This was an exceptionally written story that managed to suck me in with the very first line and I simply couldn't read fast enough. For a book with ov...more
Mar 02, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
 
The Bone Season (The Bone Season, #1)
3.67
Hype: to promote or publicize extravagantly

Bone Season is the very definition of hype. The Marketing team was working overtime to promote the first in...more
Oct 23, 2013
May 07, 2012
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.38
2013 Group Read
Nov 18 - Nov 24

Well shit. I read that far too quickly.
Now I have to wait how long?

Nov 18, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
 
Loki's Wolves (The Blackwell Pages, #1)
3.76
My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
A copy of Loki's Wolves was provided to me by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers for review purposes.

Matt Thorsen has alwa...more
Apr 12, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
 
Darker Still (Magic Most Foul, #1)
3.65
My review: 1.5 of 5 stars

Uhhhhh.....

Final Page Thoughts
Dumb, dumb, dumb! *throws book*

First Thoughts
So here's the story on how I came to obtain this b...more
Mar 21, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)
4.58
My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars
A copy of Clockwork Princess was provided to me by Simon Audio for review purposes.

'Life was an uncertain thing, and there we...more
Mar 22, 2013
Sep 27, 2011
 
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2)
4.21
A copy of Dark Triumph was provided to me by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children for review purposes.

​'The abbess and I had a different sort of relati...more
Feb 09, 2013
Mar 01, 2012
 
Waking Kate
3.87
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Source: Free Kindle book!
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00F...

Kate sits in wait for her husband to come home from work and e...more
Dec 05, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
 
Fracture Me (Shatter Me, #2.5)
3.75
I usually skip on writing reviews for short stories because I tend to think of them as nothing more than filler to tide us readers over till the next...more
Feb 09, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
 
The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black
3.51
My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars
A copy of The Resurrectionist was provided to me by Quirk Books for review purposes.

'I have butchered many men. All are innoc...more
May 25, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
 
Harry Potter: The Prequel (Harry Potter, #0.5)
3.85
Little Harry Potter prequel (available free online) that involves James Potter and Sirius Black. Didn't exactly consist of much but fun nonetheless.
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Spell Bound (Hex Hall, #3)
4.11
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2.5 stars

Man... where do I start. Big sigh for this one. Big disappointment for me. I'm very sad this...more
Mar 14, 2012
May 17, 2011
 
Unravel Me (Shatter Me, #2)
4.33
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

‘I don’t understand what’s happening or why he seems so uncertain about me and us and him and me and he and I and all of those...more
Feb 08, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
 
Club Monstrosity (Monstrosity, #1)
3.89
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
A copy of Club Monstrosity was provided to me by Pocket Star/Edelweiss for review purposes.

In the basement of the Holy Heart ch...more
Mar 23, 2013
Aug 15, 2012
 
The Mapmaker's War (Keeper of Tales Trilogy, #1)
3.67
This was an extremely strangely written story for me as I had never read anything written in second person narrative before.

'Thank you, but I'll wait...more
Feb 25, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
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