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Authority (Southern Reach Trilogy, #2)
This book was frustrating to read. I did not find Control as intriguing a viewpoint character as the biologist, and he spent the vast majority of this...more
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Mar 26, 2014
Batgirl, Vol. 2: Knightfall Descends
ARC provided by NetGalley.

I'm still not entirely happy with the DC decision to heal Barbara Gordon and return her to her Batgirl roots. I am enjoying...more
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Dec 28, 2012
The Twelve (The Passage, #2)
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I have so many problems with this book that I don't even want to go through them all. Cronin spends way too much t...more
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Feb 06, 2013
Electronic ARC provided by NetGalley.

I have heard good things about Shannon Hale but have not actually read any of her books, so when I saw this pop u...more
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Feb 07, 2014
Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy, #1)
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The Young Adult genre has been overwhelmed with dystopian trilogies in the past few years. I have tried several...more
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Dec 23, 2013
Some Quiet Place (Some Quiet Place, #1)
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I was quite impressed by this book. The cover is interesting, and caught my attention as being different from th...more
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Mar 28, 2013
The Silvered
I had a hard time figuring out what I thought of this book. It was fun to read, although parts of the middle did drag on a bit. The world building and...more
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Nov 28, 2012
Lost Lake
Lost Lake begins with Eby, the owner of a fading Summer resort in Georgia that she used to run with her now deceased husband. Just as Eby is getting...more
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Sep 30, 2013
Goliath (Leviathan, #3)
I've really enjoyed all three installments of this trilogy. The alternate history is clever and very well integrated with actual World Ward I events a...more
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Jul 28, 2011
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)
(1/26/14 - Bumping this up to five stars since I haven't been able to stop thinking about it since I finished the series.)

I accidentally read The Year...more
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Nov 11, 2013
Where Silence Gathers (Some Quiet Place, #2)
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I had a hard time figuring out what I thought of this book. The basic conceit of visible emotions is interesting...more
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Feb 24, 2014
The Unwritten, Vol. 9: The Unwritten Fables
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I had a hard time rating this story, mostly because I can't figure out how it fits into either The Unwritten or F...more
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Apr 15, 2014
Hinterkind Vol. 1: The Waking World
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I had a hard time deciding how to rate this volume. The setup for Hinterkind is interesting and decently original...more
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Apr 16, 2014
Fables, Vol. 20: Camelot (Fables, #20)
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I didn't realize until I started reading the other reviews here that Fables will be ending with issue #150. Knowi...more
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Jun 06, 2014
Emilie and the Sky World (Emilie, #2)
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Emilie and the Sky World is a fun, original adventure story with an increasingly likable female protagonist. Havi...more
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Feb 06, 2014
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

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Harry August is born in England in the early twentieth century, lives a completely normal life, and dies. Afte...more
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May 02, 2014
Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6)
**spoiler alert** 4 stars for Lissa's arc here, 2 for Rose being a complete idiot.

I enjoyed reading this entire series. I liked the relatively origin...more
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Mar 18, 2014
Parasite (Parasitology, #1)
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Parasite is the start of a new horror series by Mira Grant (Seanan McGuire), and anyone who has read her Newsfl...more
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Jul 08, 2013
Tempest (Tempest, #1)
I did not expect to like this book when I picked it up. I'm tired of YA supernatural romances, and the cover design and jacket summary seem entirely c...more
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Mar 12, 2012
Emilie and the Hollow World (Emilie, #1)
This book does a lot of things well, and one very important thing extremely poorly. Emilie and the Hollow World is an adventure story centered around...more
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Apr 26, 2013
Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega (Locke & Key #6)
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Alpha & Omega is a fantastic conclusion to the Locke and Key series. The four issue arc, Omega, details the fi...more
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Dec 20, 2013
The Madness Underneath (Shades of London, #2)
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The Madness Underneath is a strong sequel to The Name of the Star. In fact, I actually found myself liking this b...more
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Dec 24, 2012
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)

Electronic ARC provided by NetGalley.

It is incredibly difficult to make an attempt to summarize this series in any sort of clear fashion. I loved T...more
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Jul 29, 2013
Electronic ARC provided by NetGalley.

If you tend to like Robin McKinley's work then you will likely enjoy Shadows. If McKinley's style bothers you the...more
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Oct 22, 2013
The Obsidian Mirror (Chronoptika, #1)
Electronic ARC supplied by NetGalley.

I had a difficult time deciding what I thought of this book. The story starts out with Jake, a young teen who has...more
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Jan 05, 2013
A Local Habitation (October Daye #2)
I had fun reading this book, and still enjoy some of the characters are the world building in this series. However, there are several major flaws that...more
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Dec 14, 2012
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
I wanted to like this book more then I did, but the setting and characters had a lot of potential that was just never realized. Despite creating a pol...more
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Jun 27, 2013
Raven Flight (Shadowfell, #2)
Electronic ARC provided by NetGalley.

Raven Flight follows Neryn and her guard Tali as they travel around Alban searching for the various Guardians who...more
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May 16, 2013
Goodreads giveaway winner.

Fangirl follows our main character (and narrator) Cath through her first year at college. She is dealing with a twin sister...more
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Oct 05, 2013
Before Watchmen: Nite Owl/Dr. Manhattan
Electronic ARC provided by NetGalley

This volume contains three short stories set in the Watchmen universe, one each focusing on Nite Owl, Dr. Manhatta...more
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Apr 27, 2013
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