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The Season
3.85
**spoiler alert** Let me admit to something straight off the bat--if your character’s name is Alexandra Elizabeth and she’s a brunette, you’ve already...more
Jan 11, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
 
Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1)
3.93
The very top of the first page of the first chapter I found a quote I wanted to use. I figured 'Haven't done it before, but hell why not? This deserve...more
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
Elske (Kingdom, #4)
3.81
To be clear, Elske is the fourth book in Cynthia Voigt's loosely tied together series called The Kingdom. The other three (Jackaroo, Wings of a Falcon...more
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
Violet Eyes (Once Upon a Time Fairytales)
3.98
Without a doubt this is one of my favorite 'Once Upon a Time' books in a long time. This isn't to say I haven't enjoyed the more recent books (The Dia...more
not set
Mar 23, 2010
 
Wicked as They Come (Blud, #1)
3.81
**spoiler alert** I received this unsolicited from Pocket Books and I don't think I've ever been as glad as that moment. Admittedly I was interested i...more
Jan 05, 2012
Oct 23, 2011
 
Fifty Shames of Earl Grey
3.35
Prelim Review: This book took me just over 2hrs to complete and had me laughing for almost the entire time. Knowledge of the source material (either F...more
Jun 14, 2012
May 21, 2012
 
The Way of Shadows (Night Angel, #1)
4.15
Assassins, oh how I love assassins. It seems a rare thing for me to find a book series (or in this case trilogy) with an assassin as the main characte...more
Nov 17, 2008
Oct 23, 2008
 
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 1
4.12
All right guys let's keep a few things in mind: I read this before it was licensed way back in the day when it was fan translated. This is more accura...more
Aug 04, 2013
Aug 03, 2013
 
Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3)
4.13
Spoilers for book 1 (Glass Houses) and book 2 (Dead Girl's Dance).

Since I'm assuming y'all read Book 2 by now I can freely say that I hated how Shane...more
not set
Oct 04, 2009
 
Ruined (Ruined, #1)
3.82
Like the main character, Rebecca, I knew very little about New Orleans before Katrina. What I did know came from sources like movies, novels, comic bo...more
not set
Nov 04, 2009
 
Wallflower Gone Wild (Bad Boys & Wallflowers, #2)
3.64
This is more of a 3.5 for me. I honestly just got so tired of Olivia's insistence on 'misbehaving' and Prue's negativity.

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Right off the bat, I liked...more
Mar 20, 2014
Aug 12, 2013
 
Jewel of the Thames (Portia Adams Adventures, #1)
4.07
I KNEW IT. That is all I will say for now, but I KNEW IT. Ha!

Also, I sincerely hope more adventures will come about soon.

+++

Confession time I'm not a...more
Jan 23, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
 
Chrysanthe
2.68
o.o

Look I really enjoy books in which we find out the main character is a royal in hiding. Joyce Ballou Gregorian's Tredana trilogy and Paul Park's Ro...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
Cleopatra's Daughter
4.10
I went into CLEOPATRA'S DAUGHTER with almost no idea at all about her children by Marc Antony. This isn't to say I had no idea who they were, but I di...more
not set
Jun 24, 2010
 
Stardust (Peaches Monroe, #1)
3.73
I was excited for this book. Peaches sounded like someone I would get along with. So very wrong.

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The book began kind of well. I say kind of because...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
 
A Certain Wolfish Charm (Westfield Wolves, #1)
3.83
A Certain Wolfish Charm caught my attention almost as soon as I saw the title. I didn't expect it to be about a werewolf family in Regency England--I...more
not set
Apr 01, 2010
 
All Men of Genius
3.70
Prelim Review: As a big time fan of both Twelfth Night and The Importance of Being Earnest, plus steampunk, this was a natural fit for me to enjoy. I...more
Aug 15, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
Christmas Angel for the Billionaire
3.52
Contemporary romance writer Liz Fielding is one of the few writers I will consistently read category romances from. Once upon a time I read practicall...more
not set
Nov 30, 2009
 
The Deep End of the Sea
4.07
Guys...guys okay I forced myself to stay awake through a MIGRAINE to finish this book because OMG ALL THE LOVE.

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My full review will be posted at my...more
Feb 06, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
 
Silent Blade (Kinsmen, #1)
3.98
Its honestly not an exaggeration when I say that this story made me tear up. Look I have read a lot of romance novels (and I do mean a lot) in my life...more
not set
Nov 15, 2009
 
The Better Part of Darkness (Charlie Madigan, #1)
3.77
Better Part of Darkness worked for me and didn't work for me. It worked for me in that our protagonist, Charlie, makes a lot of mistakes and she pays...more
not set
Feb 06, 2010
 
The Education of Bet
3.59
I'm of two minds over The Education of Bet. On the one hand, this had all the makings of a historical novel I love. Feisty heroine, madcap adventures,...more
Apr 23, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
 
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy, #1)
3.78
Its a very strange thing to read a book as if its another's disjointed memories clashing with one and other to be told first. At first I wasn't sure w...more
not set
Feb 06, 2010
 
Sword of Fire and Sea (The Chaos Knight, #1)
3.35
I am, have always been, a big fan of fantasy. By far my favorite genre, it's also the only genre I am willing to take on the risk of reading a new aut...more
Jun 11, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
 
Replica
3.68
DNF'ed at about 45% (though I read the epilogue...for reasons)

On the one hand - dopples! Clones! Replicants! With my current obsession over Orphan Bla...more
not set
Jun 21, 2014
 
Blood Bound (Unbound, #1)
3.87
Prelim Review: THE ONLY REASONs THIS IS FOUR STARS INSTEAD OF FIVE for two reasons 1) you can't do 4.5 and 2) is because the ending leaves you hanging...more
May 07, 2011
May 06, 2011
 
Passionately Yours (Hellions of High Street, #3)
3.86
Hmmm this outing with Caro and Alec (who's romance began in Anna's book SINFULLY YOURS) was enjoyable, a bit far fetched and exciting. And with far le...more
Mar 03, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
Soul Born (Soul Born Saga, #1)
3.87
First thing to say is that even though it didn't change the rating for the book, I was more than a little relieved to hear that Soul Born is the first...more
Feb 13, 2011
Jan 30, 2011
 
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Never Ending Sacrifice
4.12
(I'll be waxing poetic about DS9 as a series in this review and I apologize for that, but I would like it understood as to why I loved this book so ve...more
Jan 21, 2014
Feb 07, 2010
 
Geekomancy (Ree Reyes, #1)
3.57
Prelim Review: I won't lie this book may have been too pop culture laden even for me to handle. I like it as much as the next obsessive person--Whedon...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
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