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Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy, #1)
3.92
really liked it
I enjoyed this book more for the abstract ideas behind the story than the plot itself (although Lewis' creativity in developing a foreign world, sever ...more
Aug 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
The Siren
3.78
really liked it
A great novel by a new author. The struggle of a forbidden love in an impossible situation. Impossible because our heroine, the Siren still has 19 yea ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #1)
3.97
it was amazing
It was more period piece drama and less thriller than I expected (ie. it wasn't scary, and only a bit suspenseful). However, I did enjoy it. If you li ...more
Mar 19, 2017
Feb 03, 2017
 
Immanuel's Veins
3.77
liked it
To our world that has forgotten the meaning of selflessness and unconditional love, Dekker spins a tale to remind us not only of what true love really ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
Where the Carnies Are
4.00
liked it
I enjoyed this light-hearted story mostly for all of it's unique magical abilities. The setting was vibrant and the romance was sweet. It was a great, ...more
Apr 04, 2015
Mar 29, 2015
 
The Selection (The Selection, #1)
4.15
really liked it
Dang cliffhanger!

Still love you, though, Kiera. :)
Sep 11, 2013
Aug 06, 2011
 
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
3.64
really liked it
It's one of those books that isn't the easiest to read. The writing is rich and vibrant, tangible and descriptive of emotion. My biggest issue with th ...more
Apr 04, 2015
Feb 27, 2015
 
The Road
3.95
really liked it
Really, really liked this. My only complaint was that the end seemed a bit anticlimactic. I felt it was a missed opportunity that the boy didn't have ...more
Apr 06, 2016
Jan 19, 2016
 
Wool Omnibus (Silo, #1)
4.24
it was amazing
LOVE. Howey is an amazing author and master of mystery. This story sucked me in from the very beginning. This is a MUST READ if you like dystopian sto ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
 
The Girl on the Train
3.88
really liked it
Got more intense as it went on. Felt a little like a Tana French book, full of mystery and cold, blunt reality.
Aug 2016
Apr 24, 2015
 
Partials (Partials Sequence, #1)
3.94
it was amazing
So good!
Jan 15, 2017
Dec 03, 2016
 
Clockwise (Clockwise, #1)
3.84
really liked it
I came to this story with two things: a love of time travel and a general leeriness for YA that focuses on high school drama.

Strauss does a good job a
...more
May 29, 2012
May 22, 2012
 
Stains of Grace
4.20
really liked it
Cantrell’s third book in the Demons of Saltmarch series is faster, grittier, and more intense than the first two. In this installment, our main charac ...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36
liked it
This book is neither a light read nor an entertaining read. It has a very melancholy feel. Two things stick with me after finishing this book.



1 - Gros
...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
Nimpentoad
4.22
really liked it
This was a cute picture book with elaborate fantasy-style illustrations. The artwork was excellent but the storytelling fell a little short for me. Th ...more
May 18, 2012
May 18, 2012
 
The Bride Collector
3.84
it was amazing
Easily one of Dekker’s best works, this book immediately shot into my top three (if not my favorite). The story explores what true beauty is as oppose ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 06, 2011
 
@WriMo: A 30-Day Survival Guide for Writers
4.24
it was amazing
Are you new to writing, as in never finished (or maybe started) a novel? @WriMo is for you.

Are you a National Novel Writing Month (or JuNoWriMo) virgi
...more
Sep 29, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
 
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
3.98
it was amazing
Fascinating. Deep and thought provoking. Also, now I want to write/draw comics.
Aug 04, 2016
Jul 26, 2016
 
The Priest's Graveyard
3.85
liked it
Dekker knows how to write a thriller. I'm a pretty big fan, however, this wasn't one of my favorites. The protagonist (Renee) and supporting character ...more
Aug 10, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
 
The Card
3.37
it was amazing
The Card was a fast-paced thriller that took off from the first instant.

This short story jumps right into the mystery as three friends find an unknown
...more
Jan 13, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
 
Between the Land and the Sea (Marina's Tales, #1)
3.96
really liked it
3.5 stars. I enjoyed the plot but several things were annoying and really slowed it down for me: the narration cutting into the dialog was part of it, ...more
Apr 26, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
 
The Death Cure (Maze Runner, #3)
3.77
really liked it
I loved this series, but the last book fell a little short. It wasn't terrible, and it was pretty good. But it wasn't awesome, and nowhere near as goo ...more
May 12, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Burn
3.80
really liked it
An action-packed story full of mystery that kept me on my toes. My only complaint was that it took me a bit to get into the story because I found the ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
Ned Firebreak
4.56
really liked it
Ned Firebreak is a quirky, fun adventure perfect for pre-teens on up. This tale of princesses, dragons, and other magical beings turns the fantasy gen ...more
not set
May 13, 2013
 
Island of Fog (Island of Fog, #1)
3.95
it was amazing
Island of Fog is a story about a group of kids whose families have been living isolated on an island for the past twelve or thirteen years. The kids c ...more
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
Demon: A Memoir
4.17
really liked it
If you've ever wondered why the devil and his demons are evil and why they go to all the trouble to wreak havoc in the world, Tosca explores this very ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.84
it was amazing
This is a survival story after the world has been taken over by aliens who inhabit humans' bodies. A small colony of unaffected human rebels are hidin ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
The Sanctuary
3.84
it was ok
This is probably my least favorite Dekker book. It's dark, crude, and gritty, but that wasn't what turned me away. I blamed first person point of view ...more
Mar 11, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
Take One (Above the Line, #1)
4.19
it was ok
Good plot, but the writing was on and off for me. A Christian-themed book, but sometimes predictibly phony, especially any parts/characters coming fro ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
 
The Fever Code (The Maze Runner, #0.6)
4.15
liked it
Interesting to see the back story, but it didn't quite hold my attention the way the series did. It's tough to know what will happen already.
Mar 11, 2017
Sep 14, 2016
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