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The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
4.64
it was amazing
WOW. Ok, so I actually cried during this book (it was a stressful day, but I'm usually not a weeper). This book captures the epic grandiosity and scop ...more
Oct 08, 2010
Oct 05, 2010
 
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1)
3.96
it was amazing
I am on book tour currently, and now appreciate every author who ever lived because this stuff is CRAY! It's like doing a convention for 3 weeks strai ...more
Aug 16, 2015
Aug 02, 2015
 
Seveneves
3.97
it was amazing
Amazing stand alone sci-fi, highly recommended. I guess Neal Stephenson is a legend for a reason!
Feb 24, 2016
Jul 30, 2015
 
The Guild (The Guild, #1)
4.22
it was amazing
I HAVE A BOOK I WROTE ON GOODREADS! WOOOT! SO EXCITING!
Is it douchy of me to rate it 5 stars? Ah, whatever :)

This is released early December!
Oct 07, 2010
Oct 07, 2010
 
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1)
3.88
really liked it
This is kinda like uh...a hipster Harry Potter. Not a bad thing! I liked it a lot. There are tons of cool vintage photographs that lend the air of a t ...more
May 12, 2015
Aug 07, 2011
 
Zero World
3.82
it was amazing
I don't think I've read a more exciting sci-fi novel since Neal Asher's "Owner" trilogy. This is sci-fi thriller writing at its best, I literally coul ...more
Feb 24, 2016
Feb 24, 2016
 
Outlander (Outlander #1)
4.20
it was amazing
Ok, so historical romance isn't really my thing. I read this book because I got tipsy after a concert and went to the bookstore and bought a ton of "H ...more
Dec 20, 2008
Dec 20, 2008
 
Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, #1)
4.19
it was amazing
I've been gorking out on Urban Fantasy and Romance lately, so mixing it with a FANTASTIC Space Opera was JUST what I needed!

I loved this book because
...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 29, 2011
 
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
3.93
it was amazing
Upfront: I'm not very objective about this book because Jenny is someone I consider a friend (although we've only met once I think!) and I'm a huge fa ...more
Aug 02, 2015
Aug 02, 2015
 
Dracula vs. Hitler
3.63
it was amazing
I blurbed this book and wanted to share the blurb I wrote with everyone:

"A thrilling action adventure with brilliant literary homages to Bram Stoker's
...more
not set
Oct 17, 2016
 
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.57
it was amazing
FINALLY!!

How much can I rave about these books? The storytelling is so engrossing, the worldbuilding super immersive, and the characters pull all the
...more
Jul 04, 2011
Feb 10, 2008
 
City of Stairs (The Divine Cities, #1)
4.13
it was amazing
My favorite books transcend genre. This one was particularly compelling in that it mixes fantasy with an alt-world of cold, Lenin-era ambiance. The pr ...more
not set
Dec 19, 2016
 
The Golem and the Jinni (The Golem and the Jinni, #1)
4.10
it was amazing
This is one of my favorite books of the year. I didn't know a ton about it going in, other than the gorgeous cover, and I'm very glad I didn't. It is ...more
Dec 27, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
 
Station Eleven
4.01
really liked it
This was a lovely, elevated apocalypse story that was very touching. The integration of acting and Hollywood world was really interesting, I'm sure ev ...more
May 12, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
 
The Book of Lost Things
3.98
really liked it
This is kind of a deceptive book. It seems like it could be young adult in tone at first but it is NOT young adult. It's an adult urban fantasy starri ...more
May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015
 
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
4.17
it was amazing
AMAZING BOOK! I love love love it and frankly, there's no better book to read on the toilet. Off the toilet too, but I learned so much and the writing ...more
not set
Dec 19, 2016
 
A Curious Beginning (Veronica Speedwell, #1)
3.94
it was amazing
OH HAI I GOT TO READ THIS ARC :P

This comes out in Sept, and I got to read an early copy of Deanna Raybourn's new series. JEALOUS MUCH? If you follow m
...more
Aug 02, 2015
Aug 02, 2015
 
Blood Song (Raven's Shadow, #1)
4.47
it was amazing
If you like your fantasy Rothfuss or Sanderson-style this is a great book for you. It's a meaty epic fantasy with a really strong main character. I wa ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
 
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
3.80
it was amazing
This book probably deserves 4 stars, but to me, as far as how much I enjoyed it, 5 stars baby!

Having just read Steig Larssen's "Girl with the Dragon T
...more
Dec 02, 2009
Dec 02, 2009
 
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch #1)
3.97
really liked it
I'm almost wanting to give this five stars, because I LOVED it, but the first section of the book is very confusing ( in some ways by choice) and I th ...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
 
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
4.14
it was amazing
One of my all-time favorite series. I love it so much I have first edition hardbacks. Lovely, touching, dramatic. It has everything.
not set
Jan 21, 2009
 
Steelheart (Reckoners, #1)
4.16
it was amazing
I got to read this early. No spoilers, but it's FANTASTIC.
Aug 05, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
You Deserve a Drink: Boozy Misadventures and Tales of Debauchery
4.21
it was amazing
Whelp next time I see Mamrie at a party I'm sure to be overzealously friendly because after reading this book I REALLY WANT TO BE FRIENDS but it won't ...more
Aug 02, 2015
Aug 02, 2015
 
Black Widow: Forever Red (Black Widow, #1)
3.65
really liked it
This is not a book I would usually read, but I was at BookCon and I got introduced to Scott Westerfeld at a party and I have read a lot of his work, a ...more
not set
Aug 02, 2015
 
Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch, #2)
4.03
really liked it
If it's possible, this book is BETTER than the first one. This is just a great Sci-Fi book, wonderful worldbuilding, that focuses on CHARACTERS rather ...more
Dec 10, 2014
Nov 07, 2014
 
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
4.04
it was amazing
As you can see, i've been mixing up my reading lately, THIS ISN'T ROMANCE YAY!

Quiet is a fascinating book about the prejudice that our society faces a
...more
May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013
 
Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1)
3.96
it was amazing
VERY rarely do I pick up a book and stay up until 2am reading so that I feel gross and tired all day the next day and I don't regret it one bit. This ...more
Oct 03, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
The Alloy of Law (Mistborn, #4)
4.20
it was amazing
I mean...Sanderson is just amazing. He writes so well, his characters are SO well-drawn, you simply can't stop reading. There's a feeling of completen ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
 
Watchmen
4.35
it was amazing
Hmm, what to say. I read this AFTER I saw the movie, which was sacrilege according to some fellow geeks on Twitter, but my definition of "Geek" is som ...more
Apr 16, 2009
Feb 07, 2009
 
The Cold Between (Central Corps, #1)
3.66
it was amazing
I really liked this book. The cover has a dude with a tiny pony tail on it, which I think is just the worst. But inside, this is a really solid myster ...more
not set
Dec 19, 2016
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