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The Season
**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
Wicked as They Come (Blud, #1)
**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
Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1)
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
Fifty Shames of Earl Grey
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
Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3)
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
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Oct 04, 2009
Ruined (Ruined, #1)
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
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Nov 04, 2009
Elske (Kingdom, #4)
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)
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
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Mar 23, 2010
The Way of Shadows (Night Angel, #1)
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
Wallflower Gone Wild (Bad Boys & Wallflowers, #2)
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.
Mar 20, 2014
Aug 12, 2013
Jewel of the Thames
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
The Better Part of Darkness (Charlie Madigan, #1)
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
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Feb 06, 2010
All Men of Genius
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
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy, #1)
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
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Feb 06, 2010
Silent Blade (Kinsmen, #1)
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
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Nov 15, 2009
Christmas Angel for the Billionaire
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
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Nov 30, 2009
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 1
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
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
Wow. This is one of the more hyped books in the blog-o-sphere right now, which hasn't worked out so well for me recently, but DIVERGENT lives up to th...more
Apr 11, 2011
Dec 21, 2010
Cleopatra's Daughter
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
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Jun 24, 2010

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
A Certain Wolfish Charm (Westfield Wolves, #1)
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
Blood Bound (Unbound, #1)
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
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
The Deep End of the Sea
Guys...guys okay I forced myself to stay awake through a MIGRAINE to finish this book because OMG ALL THE LOVE.


My full review will be posted at my...more
Feb 06, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
Shadowed Summer
**spoiler alert** Anyone who has grown up in a small town will understand the frustrations and limitations that Iris and her friend Collette feel. For...more
Jan 22, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
Stardust (Peaches Monroe, #1)
I was excited for this book. Peaches sounded like someone I would get along with. So very wrong.


The book began kind of well. I say kind of because...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (Love By Numbers, #1)
Like MacLean's YA regency set romance, The Season, this takes a lot of typical tropes of the genre and gives them a firm whacking. Callie is twenty-se...more
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Mar 23, 2010
The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire
For the record, I really don't like the back cover blurb. It wouldn't interest me at all if I wasn't already a fan of most of the authors herein. Stor...more
not set
Nov 21, 2009
Geekomancy (Ree Reyes, #1)
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
The Academy
Welcome to a hard review for me. THE ACADEMY is basically a futuristic version of TWELFTH NIGHT (or for the non-Shakespearean fans, SHE'S THE MAN star...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 09, 2013
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