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A Rush of Wings (The Maker's Song, #1)
3.61
Holy crap, this book was fantastic!
It was getting rave reviews from some trustworthy people on the different paranormal groups I belong to, so I knew
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Feb 17, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
 
A Fistful of Charms (The Hollows, #4)
4.28
Kim Harrison is a writer with a lot of imagination and a lot of personality. Her world and her characters are very original. Where she stumbles is in ...more
Jan 14, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
 
Curse the Dawn (Cassandra Palmer, #4)
4.16
Whew. As usual, what a ride!
This review is probably going to mostly be a response to a lot of the other reviews I have read of this book. I was surpri
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Jun 20, 2009
Jun 16, 2009
 
Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1)
4.13
I loved how fresh and original this book felt. The premise of the book/series is not something that has been hashed and rehashed a zillion times in PN ...more
Apr 11, 2010
Mar 20, 2009
 
Full Moon Rising (Riley Jenson Guardian #1)
3.89
Just a warning to anyone who may be hoodwinked by the fact that this book and series have been labeled as paranormal romance - you will not find any r ...more
Sep 13, 2008
Sep 09, 2008
 
Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1)
3.70
3.5 stars.
This could be a 4 star book if my main reaction weren't "Huh?"

Basically, Karen Chance tried to cram waaaay too much information into one boo
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Jan 16, 2009
Oct 06, 2008
 
Claimed By Shadow (Cassandra Palmer, #2)
3.97
4.5 stars

Whew. Poor Cassie - that girl needs a nap more than anyone I've ever met! I read a review on Chance's web site that said something along the
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May 20, 2009
Mar 24, 2009
 
Embrace the Night (Cassandra Palmer, #3)
4.08
4.5 stars

I am really enjoying this series. Karen Chance starts out every book by tossing you onto a roller coaster somewhere in the middle of the ride
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Jun 07, 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
Lover Enshrined (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #6)
4.12
About halfway through the book, I got curious about what other BDB fans thought, so I went to Amazon.com and read some reviews and some discussions.
Wo
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Jun 11, 2008
Jun 11, 2008
 
Red-headed Stepchild (Sabina Kane, #1)
3.71
Slow start. The first half had me wondering if I would be able to finish, and fairly certain I would not be reading any further installments. My gener ...more
May 16, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
 
Destiny Kills (Myth and Magic #1)
3.79
A woman wakes up on the beach, naked next to the body of an also naked dead man. She can't remember anything about who she is or how she got there. Bu ...more
Jan 25, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
Bloodfever (Fever, #2)
4.33
Book review:
Overall, I'm a little confused. Part of this is because I'm trying to listen to it at work, and surprisingly enough, work does occasionall
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Mar 09, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
 
In the Blood (The Maker's Song, #2)
4.03
Holy cliffhanger, Batman!

The sequel to A Rush of Wings is every bit as gripping and addictive as its predecessor. And Phoenix pushes everything just a
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Feb 20, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
Death's Mistress (Dorina Basarab, #2)
4.20
*Original read: 1/17/10

4.5 stars

The thing I really love about Karen Chance's writing, aside of course from the dynamic characters, bite & humor an
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Jan 17, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
 
At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3)
4.33
Disappointing and unsatisfying...

Let me start by saying I LOVED the first two books of this series, and quickly deemed it my new favorite.
But most of
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Jan 03, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)
4.03
Well, 3.5 stars.

I expected/hoped to like this book more than I did. But it's worth reading if you're into the urban fantasy genre. It's action packed,
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Jan 2008
Dec 02, 2007
 
One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2)
4.33
Can you drop a book a star if you loved the whole thing and hated the last 10 pages? I decided no so I gave it five stars, but wow did I hate the very ...more
Sep 07, 2008
Sep 07, 2008
 
The Devil's Due (Morgan Kingsley, #3)
3.84
Another great installment in one of my new favorite series.

I am giving this five stars, not because it's any better than the first two, but because it
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Feb 03, 2009
Feb 02, 2009
 
Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3)
4.44
Leaps and bounds better than the first two. The story wasn't as isolated - it was pertinent to the story of Kate and it involved the other characters ...more
Jun 2010
May 30, 2010
 
Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1)
4.20
2014 re-read:
I'm irked that I somehow lost my original read date in the process of re-reading this.
I also can't believe I gave this five stars. Wow.
Jul 29, 2008
Sep 08, 2008
 
For a Few Demons More (The Hollows, #5)
4.33
Yay, I was finally able to give a Kim Harrison book four stars! Let's throw a party.
Much better than the first four books of this series. I wasn't fee
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Jan 30, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1)
4.11
I enjoyed this book a lot. The thing I like best about Patricia Briggs' writing is how real and down-to-earth her characters feel. These are people yo ...more
Jul 05, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
 
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
4.33
Reading this book took a monumental amount of perserverance on my part because every time I tried to read it I fell asleep. Even when I picked the boo ...more
May 30, 2010
Mar 24, 2009
 
Midnight's Daughter (Dorina Basarab, #1)
4.00
First read: 6/2009

Karen Chance is one of my new favorite authors. She's made her way up to auto-buy. I loved this book, mainly because of the characte
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Jun 24, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
The Devil You Know (Morgan Kingsley, #2)
3.82
One of my new favorite series!

Morgan's back with all the gang, this time trying not to get killed by a sociopathic demon named Der Jager. But the more
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Jan 17, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
 
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
3.95
I tried, I really did.
I read the first two chapters, and just didn't like it. Then someone recommended I try the audiobook. That was a lot better; the
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Feb 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
Darkfever (Fever, #1)
4.18
As far as the book goes, it was alright. If you like the Merry Gentry series but got really tired of all the court intrigue, mirror conversations and ...more
Mar 04, 2009
Mar 02, 2009
 
A Caress of Twilight (Merry Gentry, #2)
4.04
Blah blah blah blah.... oh my gosh, this book is so wordy!!!
You may say, "well duh, it's a book, it has words..." But what I mean is... it's all talk
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Jan 30, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
Seduced by Moonlight (Merry Gentry, #3)
4.04
Yeesh. Thank god that's over.

Plenty of blood, sex and magic. We're just missing the sugar. But it was mostly blood. People talk a lot about how much s
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Apr 22, 2009
Apr 13, 2009
 
Working for the Devil (Dante Valentine, #1)
3.81
3.5 stars

I think that all the things I didn't like about this book were also all things I did like about it, just on the flip side...

*This review may
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Feb 08, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
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