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Save Me: A Novel
3.57
I really wanted to like this book. I finished it in hopes that it would get better but I was disappointed. The premise - that a mother has to make a s ...more
Aug 24, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
Beyond Ordinary: When a Good Marriage Just Isn't Good Enough
4.03
Firstly, this book is out of my usual comfort zone. I generally don't read a lot of non-fiction and almost never read self-help books. I also don't re ...more
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 10, 2013
 
And All the Stars
3.89
Wow, wow, wow!

Where to start? I loved everything about this book. The plot, the characters, the settings, the pacing, the twist! Oh my gosh, the twist
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Nov 21, 2012
Oct 03, 2012
 
Quinn Checks In (Liam Quinn Mysteries #1)
3.76
This was a really enjoyable, gritty mystery. Set in Philadelphia, Quinn has recently been released from prison where he was serving a term for art for ...more
Sep 30, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles #1)
4.03
Meh. This book was a little disappointing. I had high hopes after reading Saving Francesca and The Piper's Son and this book just did not live up to t ...more
May 09, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
 
The Selection (The Selection, #1)
4.14
Meh... Basically like a season of The Bachelor only with teenagers and set in a dystopian society. It was entertaining enough that I want to read the ...more
Sep 02, 2013
Sep 02, 2013
 
Fire & Flood
3.95
This was an exciting mix of Survivor, The Amazing Race and The Hunger Games with some pretty cool animals thrown into the mix. I really enjoyed it.
Feb 03, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
 
One Moment
3.83
The first word that comes to mind after reading this book is "sweet." This book is really a very sweet and poignant journey through grief. The main pr ...more
May 21, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
The Elite (The Selection, #2)
4.00
Ughhh.... I was holding out hope that I would like The Elite more than I liked The Selection, but sadly that was not the case.

One of my main problems
...more
Sep 02, 2013
Sep 02, 2013
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.70
This book was different than I expected it to be. I was expecting much more action and gore with a few tidbits about his life interspersed. In reality ...more
May 20, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
Sparrow Hill Road (Ghost Stories, #1)
3.87
This is one of those books that I really wanted to like. I tried. I really did! It's just not my taste, I guess. I love the idea of a ghost story from ...more
May 12, 2014
May 12, 2014
 
Conspiracy of Silence
3.76
This was a compelling story that I found very hard to put down. I read it in all of 2 days. The book focuses on Nina Kasai, a very strong woman who ha ...more
Jan 12, 2013
Nov 25, 2012
 
Feedback
4.13
This was a fast-paced thriller with a little bit of a supernatural element. Ethan, Florida and Jake are all teens who are recipients of organs from Dy ...more
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
 
Pure & Sinful (Pure Souls, #1)
3.68
What a fantastic read!

I wasn't quite sure what to expect from this one. Honestly, the idea of a romance with a hot priest sounded a little bit cheesy
...more
Oct 20, 2012
Sep 29, 2012
 
The Unconventional Life of Jenna Jaghe
4.10
Jenna finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her the same day she finds out she's pregnant. She decides to make the best of it and go through the ...more
Oct 06, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
 
If I Were You (Inside Out Trilogy, #1)
4.20
When I think of erotic romance, I think sex scene after sex scene with a superficial plot that loosely ties the whole thing together. Usually it goes ...more
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die #1)
3.84
I'm using the Goodreads definition of a 2 star rating here: it was ok. I didn't hate it but I certainly didn't love it. Emily May's review pretty much ...more
May 05, 2014
May 05, 2014
 
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
4.08
The Princess Bride is both my favorite book and my favorite movie so I loved reading about how the movie came to be. The stories about filming were ch ...more
Oct 19, 2014
Oct 18, 2014
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
Starts up immediately where The Girl With the Dragon Tattooleaves off. Unlike with the first book, I was able to get into this one right away. Very en ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
 
Control (Control, #1)
3.87
This was a really quick read. Reminded me of X-Men, which I love, so I really enjoyed this one.
Feb 02, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
 
Elusion (Elusion, #1)
3.57
There were parts of this that I really liked. I loved the technology and the descriptions of it. I liked that there were some "adventure" aspects to t ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Feb 25, 2014
 
The Eslites (The Eslite Chronicles, #0.5)
3.77
I always find it more difficult to rate and review short stories. The very nature of a short story usually means less character development and more a ...more
Feb 10, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
 
Illuminate (Gilded Wings, #1)
3.73
Overall I enjoyed this book. A girl and two classmates are chosen for an exclusive internship at an up-and-coming hotel. Everyone there is beautiful ...more
Sep 13, 2012
Apr 21, 2013
 
The Promise of Stardust
4.07
I love a book that makes me feel something. I mean, really have a reaction to it. A writer has done their job well when they make the reader feel a tr ...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
 
TRANSCENDER: First-Timer
4.12
This is a really interesting mix of romance, sci-fi and fantasy with a touch of dystopia blended in. Jaden is a teen who wakes up after a lighning sto ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 30, 2012
 
A Song for Julia (Thompson Sisters, #1)
4.21
I read an excerpt of this book as a part of a promotional blog tour that I was participating in. I was immediately hooked and had to get myself a copy ...more
Feb 12, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
Farsighted (Farsighted, #1)
3.74
I was really excited to read this book. The whole idea of the main character being blind was original and I couldn't wait to see how the author would ...more
Feb 21, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
 
Spellbinding
3.34
Do you remember that movie Teen Witch? The one from back in 1989? Lots of you probably don't so here's the trailer and the blurb from IMDB:
Louise is n
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Mar 22, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
The Hundred (The Hundred, #1)
3.48
The idea of this book is interesting but there were so many things left unexplained or that didn't make sense that it really took away from my enjoyme ...more
Oct 22, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
 
Rapture (Rapture Trilogy, #1)
3.87
I've always been fascinated by retellings of Biblical stories and I'm a big fan of post-apocalyptic fiction so I jumped at the chance to read Rapture ...more
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
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