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Princess of Thorns
4.5 stars

I wasn't expecting to love this book so much. Yes, I really enjoyed Of Beast and Beauty, so I was well aware that Jay could write some really
Feb 22, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
2.5 stars

I think nothing crushes the heart of a reader more brutally than anticipating a book so much and building it up in your head to incredible h
May 27, 2015
Dec 08, 2012

As expected from Cat Hellisen, this novel is a beautifully-written, mesmerizing and strange little book that takes familiar concepts and shapes them i
Aug 2014
Oct 14, 2013
Ink (Paper Gods, #1)
Mini Review: Ink by Amanda Sun I've been looking forward to this book for over a year. Not looking forward like 'hey, that book sounds nice', add it a ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Jan 26, 2012
A Darker Shade of Magic (A Darker Shade of Magic, #1)
4.5 stars

If magic is alive anywhere in this world, it is in Victoria Schawb's mind, I swear. I've never made secret my fascination with her books, and
Aug 16, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
Carrier of the Mark (Carrier, #1)
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I'm done. And now I've lost the will to live.

I bought this book because the blurb sounded kinda interesting and this was one
Jan 12, 2012
Sep 23, 2011
Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy, #1)
The book had an interesting premise, even if somewhat sketchy. I liked some of its concepts, but the protagonist completely ruined any chance this boo ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
The Ring and the Crown (The Ring and the Crown, #1)
This is exactly the type of book one would expect from Melissa de la Cruz:
Blue Bloods defanged and in corsets: a group of shallow teenagers with som
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
Splintered (Splintered, #1)
I received this arc through NetGalley. A million thanks to the publisher for kindly providing me with this book!

Review originally posted at http://www
Sep 20, 2012
Sep 06, 2012
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
Review of Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff I've been following this book since it was announced. Stalking, drooling over it, openly proclaiming my eternal ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
Carnival of Souls
Review originally posted at

I think it is time I finally admit to myself that Melissa Marr's books and I are j
Oct 05, 2012
Nov 17, 2011
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
4.5 stars

I feel like I am terribly late to this fangirling party. But whatever.

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And, boy, do I want to fangirl over this.

So, a couple of years ago,
Dec 30, 2014
Nov 14, 2012
The Orphan Queen (The Orphan Queen, #1)
A couple of years ago, I eagerly anticipated Meadows' debut novel Incarnate. In spite of my overall disappointment with the inconsistent characterizat ...more
Jul 2015
Oct 19, 2013
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
An Ember in the Ashes is a very ambitious project that had about as many things working against it as it had working in its favor. Yes, it sounds uniq ...more
Apr 07, 2015
Aug 16, 2014
Miss Mayhem (Rebel Belle, #2)
One can always count on Rachel Hawkins to deliver great doses of fun and charming entertainment, as well as reliable, engaging heroines that are reali ...more
Feb 14, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
Red Queen (Red Queen Trilogy, #1)
3.5 stars

Red Queen is probably one of the most anticipated upcoming 2015 YA releases and it is not hard to see why. It is a very exciting book, an ecl
Aug 10, 2014
Jul 03, 2014
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)
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Dreams of Gods and Monsters is, by no means, a perfect ending. It was messy, confusing, it was drawn-out far too much, and it sometimes felt more lik
Apr 16, 2014
Nov 11, 2012
Endsinger (The Lotus War, #3)
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It's been close to a month since I finished reading this book, and I still haven't been able to completely fill the void this book left inside of me.
Oct 11, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
The Moth in the Mirror (Splintered, #1.5)
3.5 stars

It isn't a secret that I loved Splintered. That does not mean, however, that the story didn't have its faults, namely, a slightly forced love
Oct 27, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)
This book was unreadable.

Juvenile writing, an insufferably idiotic and boy-obsessed main character, lack of world-building, age inappropriate writing
Jun 16, 2015
Jun 13, 2015
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
This. Was. Awesome.

Incredibly original, fantastically written, cleverly plotted and full of some of the best characters I've read about in quite a whi
Mar 17, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)
I can't believe I actually considered not reading this novel. I loved The Raven Boys,and while The Dream Thieves was, under no circumstances, a bad bo ...more
Jan 04, 2015
May 12, 2014
Illusions of Fate
4.5 stars

I've had a very shaky relationship with White's books. Most of them easily and effectively fulfill the purpose of being entertaining, but the
Jul 2014
May 13, 2014
Salt & Storm
A lyrical and utterly gorgeous novel full of magic and romance, set in a fascinating world that's half history, half fantasy and entirely wondrous. It ...more
Apr 29, 2014
Apr 26, 2014
Monstrous Beauty
Mini Review: Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama This book is hauntingly beautiful and, to a point, I loved it, which is why I'm giving it 4 stars. It ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Dec 23, 2011
The Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight, #1)
The Girl at Midnight is a very entertaining and admittedly lovely mix between Daughter of Smoke & Bone and City of Bones, with similar elements bu ...more
Mar 30, 2015
Jun 28, 2014
Cruel Beauty (Cruel Beauty Universe #1)
Another amazing read-along with the wonderful Tsunami!

3.5 stars

Cruel Beauty is an astonishingly beautiful and original take on the classic tale of B
Nov 03, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
Ruin and Rising (The Grisha, #3)
3.5 stars

And thus concludes the story of how a young girl from a small town traveled through an entire country to capture three legendary creatures to
Jun 24, 2014
Nov 02, 2012
The Fire Wish (The Jinni Wars, #1)
3.5 stars

With simple yet lovely writing, a mystifying atmosphere and a rich setting, Lough builds a very enchanting and original world of jinnies that
Apr 25, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
Actual rating: 3.5 stars

I was prepared to love this book. Since the moment I first learned it would be published, a part of me decided that, no matter
Aug 12, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
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