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Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
‘She dropped into a crouch. As the blade sailed overhead, she lashed out at his legs. He didn't even have the time to cry out as she swept his feet o
May 29, 2012
Oct 15, 2011
The Casual Vacancy
Read up to page 51.

I hate to admit it, but there was one (and only one) reason that I had even considered reading this book.

J.K. Rowling had written...more
Sep 28, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.5 stars

I have a message for the Divergent.
I am Divergent.
This is not a negotiation.
No, it is not.
It is a warning.
I understand.

Regardless of what you...more
Apr 21, 2012
Sep 16, 2011
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
5 million stars and more

I lost a whole night of sleep while reading this book – my eyeballs nearly fell out of their sockets – and it was worth every....more
Sep 2013
Sep 23, 2012
The Storyteller
5 stars

Every once in a while, I read a book that blows me away enough to deserve a 5-star rating. It stands out among the other books I read. It linge...more
Feb 03, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
‘I’ve been waiting for you for a long time, Alina,’ he said. ‘You and I are going to change the world.’

There is so much to love about this book.

Let u...more
Apr 09, 2012
Dec 29, 2011
Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)
Instead of a conventional review (this book is far too complicated for that), I want to share a list of all the things that made my heart soar.

The Em...more
Mar 20, 2013
Sep 16, 2011
The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1)
4.5 stars
"Just know that, whatever you choose, you will die today. The manner of your death, however, is up to you."

Just when you might be thinking t...more
Mar 30, 2012
Sep 27, 2011
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
If Blue were to kiss her true love, he would die. This is the unwavering conclusion all the clairvoyant women in her family have reached countless tim...more
Jul 16, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
Three books in, and it is pretty clear to me now (or maybe just clearer still), this is one of those series. The ones that stir that frantic, under-yo...more
Jun 04, 2014
May 21, 2013
World After (Penryn & the End of Days, #2)
4.5 stars

This is a book that justifies two years of that horrendous thing called waiting.

It’s the sort of book that makes me want to singlehandedly co...more
Sep 29, 2013
Jan 02, 2012
Untold (The Lynburn Legacy, #2)
“…this town will be protected, blessed and full of power again. And power has a price. The price is blood.”

If anything is clear, Sarah Rees Brennan e...more
Aug 17, 2013
Sep 05, 2012
All Our Yesterdays
4.5 stars

Cristin Terrill’s first novel is nothing if not ambitious. We have space-time manipulation, paradoxical concepts, assassination attempts, and...more
Apr 22, 2013
Jul 15, 2012
Stolen: A Letter to My Captor
“You saw me before I saw you. In the airport, that day in August, you had that look in your eyes, as though you wanted something from me, as though y...more
Nov 2012
Jun 02, 2012
The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
4.5 stars

“Forget about flying saucers and little green men and giant mechanical spiders spitting out death rays. Forget about epic battles with tank
Mar 31, 2013
Jun 02, 2012
The Assassin's Curse (The Assassin's Curse, #1)
The Assassin’s Curse opens with a runaway bride making a getaway on a camel. I kid you not.

Ananna of the Tanarau dreams of sailing the vast seas with...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
Splintered (Splintered, #1)
4.5 stars

The book description, for once, is perfect. This is a stunning debut, and it does capture the grotesque madness of a magical and much-loved w...more
Nov 19, 2012
Feb 08, 2012
Ready Player One
WOW. Just, wow.
Oct 08, 2011
Oct 05, 2011
Onyx (Lux, #2)
4.5 stars

Spoiler-free. (I promise)

This book is amazing. There is no other way to put it. Jennifer L. Armentrout delivers yet another brilliantly enter...more
Apr 07, 2012
Nov 13, 2011
“You can be surrounded by people and still be lonely. You can be the most popular person in school, envied by every girl and wanted by every boy, and...more
Aug 29, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Siege and Storm (The Grisha, #2)
“You were like a stranger, Alina. Beautiful,” he said. “Terrible.”

With Shadow and Bone setting the foundations for this magical world – a world that...more
Feb 23, 2013
May 26, 2012
Unravelling (Unravelling, #1)
This is one of those moments where I wish I was a better writer so my review could at least do this book justice. You will have to make do, I’m afraid...more
Mar 21, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
The Bone Season (The Bone Season, #1)
Although nothing significantly ground-breaking, Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season is an intricately built and wonderfully absorbing first novel (in a...more
May 21, 2013
May 06, 2012
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
Crown of Midnight, for me, is exactly what a good sequel should be. It’s a clever continuation of the first instalment (yet a story in its own right),...more
Jun 04, 2013
Aug 22, 2012
Alice in Zombieland (The White Rabbit Chronicles, #1)
"The monsters hunger for your flesh, your organs. If they see you, they will chase you. And if they catch you, they will devour you."

The title, Ali...more
Aug 12, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
Unspoken (The Lynburn Legacy, #1)
What Brennan has accomplished here is what I wish I could find more of in young adult books - the dark atmosphere, the brilliantly intertwined humour,...more
Sep 05, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Requiem (Delirium, #3)
After two cliffhangers and several months of waiting, the conclusion to Lauren Oliver’s Delirium trilogy could not have been more coveted. While, for...more
Jan 04, 2013
Feb 25, 2012
The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
This is the sort of fantasy I repeatedly crave; a clever and richly-crafted tale, with a plot that builds quietly but surely. It has it all – intrigui...more
Feb 11, 2014
Mar 13, 2013
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)
While The Diviners isn’t my first book by Libba Bray, it certainly is the one that impressed me the most. Bray has a distinct talent for vivid storyte...more
Oct 06, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
Pandemonium (Delirium, #2)
‘Grief is like sinking, like being buried… There is nothing to do but let go.’

Lauren Oliver has an undeniable way with words. As seen in Delirium and...more
Mar 06, 2012
Sep 18, 2011
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