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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
"You can hide memories, but you can't erase history"

(I have tried to keep this review as spoiler-free as possible, but there may be some vague, tellin
Aug 30, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
In terms of sheer craft, I would give this book a five. No questions. Nabokov has created a piece of work (both in the novel and in Humbert Humbert) t ...more
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Dec 26, 2011
Paradise Kiss, Vol. 5 (Paradise Kiss, #5)

I first read this series in my teens. Now I'm 22. I still often get a craving to read manga. Particularly
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Jul 30, 2014
I received a copy of this book through Goodreads Giveaways.

This book is a little bit Virgin Suicides. It's like Mean Girls directed by Sofia Coppola.
Mar 16, 2015
Feb 27, 2015
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
I feel like I've been holding my breath for a really long time. God damn it Celaena, you wonderful creature, you goddess of many names-- what have you ...more
Jan 10, 2015
Dec 09, 2014
Really excellent. A captivating family saga that I believe is deserving of its Pulitzer Prize. Eugenides' prose is wonderful - he truly is a master st ...more
Oct 11, 2014
Dec 26, 2011
Norwegian Wood
Teen angst rules the world. And a coming-of-age story is never just a coming-of-age story.

I began reading ‘Norwegian Wood’ almost immediately after ‘T
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Dec 26, 2011
Wise Children
At once glitteringly vibrant and contemplative, sincere and wry, Carter's 'Wise Children' is a beast with two heads. Populated by an array of colourfu ...more
Nov 25, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
The Icarus Girl
Reading this book, I kept questioning the relationship between liminality and doubling. Common motifs in Gothic fiction, these themes are actually con ...more
Oct 26, 2014
Oct 17, 2014
The Outsiders

Oh my gosh, man.

100% absolute perfection. Complex boys with actual emotions and the loneliness of youth and the importance of innocence. NEW FAVE.
Dec 2014
Dec 26, 2011
Cracked Up to Be
At first, I thought I wasn't going to like this one. It took me a while to get into the quick pace and the short, snappy dialogue (which is saying som ...more
Apr 19, 2015
Mar 23, 2015
Never Fade (The Darkest Minds, #2)
Not really sure what to rate this one. Maybe a 3.5? I enjoyed it, and I got through I fairly quickly, but I didn't think it was anywhere near as great ...more
Jan 21, 2015
Dec 15, 2014
"What I really wanted was to read other people's stories. Other girls and boys who'd fallen for a teacher, and how it ended. Depressingly common trope ...more
Mar 05, 2015
Feb 02, 2015
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
When I saw this book was over 600 pages long, I have to admit, I was a little daunted. Between studying and napping, I have had little time to perfect ...more
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Dec 26, 2011
The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1)
“We want you. We wanted you yesterday, we want you today and we'll want you tomorrow. There's nothing you could do to change that.”

Well, damn. That wa
Dec 15, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
wow. wow. wow. no coherent thoughts are coming. nope.

i really didn't think i would enjoy this book. i'm not a big fan of first-person, present-tense
Jul 09, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
I was going to give this 2 stars but that seemed generous considering I can't really think of anything I liked about this book. I kind of enjoyed Maur ...more
Oct 15, 2014
Jul 08, 2014
Sputnik Sweetheart
I began reading Sputnik Sweetheart on a window ledge in a sunny Dublin hostel. It wasn't until a few weeks after this brief holiday that I picked up t ...more
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Dec 26, 2011
Thirteen Reasons Why
2 and a half stars. This was a very gripping read - so gripping that I read it in two sittings. I had wanted to read this book for a long time. The pr ...more
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Dec 26, 2011
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
Sometimes a book enters our lives. A book so thrilling, so exciting, so moving, so thought-provoking, and so wonderful that upon completion, we find o ...more
Jul 12, 2014
May 22, 2014
White is for Witching
Well. I think I need to sit down and have a Long Hard Think about what I just read because I just don't know what to make of it. I officially have a b ...more
Oct 21, 2014
May 13, 2014
Elizabeth is Missing
"The mildewed mirror is like a window on a faded world, like a porthole looking out under the ocean. It makes me squirm with memories"

I was completely
Sep 21, 2014
Jun 25, 2014
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
This was a really beautiful read. It's rare that young adult fantasy is written with such impressive prose, such beautiful imagery. That being said, t ...more
Aug 16, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
Really, really enjoyed this one! It was a fun, compulsive read with absolutely wonderful characters. Seriously, I haven't come across such a delicious ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Oct 05, 2014
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Enjoyed this much more re-reading. I especially love the reaping and the training and the interviews and all of the shady pre-games strategising. I st ...more
Apr 03, 2015
Dec 26, 2011
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
this book made me feel so ridiculous and giddy and happy
Apr 03, 2015
Apr 03, 2015
Dangerous Girls
wonderful and super fucked up. this book well and truly ended my reading slump! this mad blend of gone girl and spring breakers is full of attitude an ...more
Feb 25, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)

Apr 17, 2015
Apr 05, 2015
My Swordhand is Singing (My Swordhand is Singing, #1)
A tense and moody vampire tale told in white, black and red. You can practically feel the brutal cold coming through its pages. Atmospheric but somewh ...more
Oct 17, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
3.5 stars - way more effective and convincing than I initially expected. Loved the passages and inserted quotes at the beginning of each chapter. That ...more
Aug 04, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
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