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Dreaming Anastasia (Dreaming Anastasia, #1)
While I did enjoy this book, I think I may be too old for it.

The book had all the hallmarks of one that I would have loved when I was a teen: a nice d...more
Apr 30, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
My friend Angie gave this book a glowing review, and her review convinced me to buy the book.

Lindner does not try to hide that this is a modern retell...more
Jan 29, 2011
Aug 17, 2010
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
I adored this audio adaptation of the book, but I was disappointed that they were unable to represent the visual text effects present in the physical...more
Dec 02, 2013
Nov 23, 2013
Italian for Beginners
This is one of the few books where the cover truly tells a part of the story. The young woman with her dark bobbed hair, the handsome man with a chise...more
Oct 08, 2010
Oct 09, 2010
Nevermore (Nevermore, #1)
This book warmed the cockles of my heart. Seriously.

As a doctoral student in English, I was delighted to run across a YA novel that was so entranced...more
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
My review is specifically for the audiobook.

I have this book as a printed edition; it's even signed by the author. It's a lovely, amazing story, and l...more
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 23, 2010
Enshadowed (Nevermore, #2)
I really liked this book. Really, I did. The three stars I've given it are somewhat deceptive on that front. I enjoyed every minute that I spent readi...more
Sep 02, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
Between the Lines (Between the Lines, #1)
I quite liked this book, although I'm not sure that I can recommend it for younger teenagers. As with so many YA books, this title deals frankly with...more
Mar 19, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
**spoiler alert** I originally posted this review on Amazon in 2007, and I felt it should be repeated here.

I'm a grad student in literature, and I've...more
Jan 2007
Jan 07, 2008
Moby Clique (Bard Academy, #3)
In the third (and possibly last!) Bard Academy novel, Cara Lockwood has settled into her formula pretty comfortably. Miranda is looking forward to her...more
Mar 2008
Mar 05, 2008
Darklight (Wondrous Strange, #2)
This was a clear improvement over the first book in the series.

While this one was still action packed, with all sorts of quick traveling between the r...more
Apr 08, 2010
Feb 08, 2010
Jekel Loves Hyde
I loved Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side when I read it last year, and I've eagerly awaited reading Fantaskey's follow up. This book did not...more
Nov 19, 2010
Mar 08, 2010
Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange, #1)
I did like this book quite a bit. As Ann Love explains, it does contain some original ideas and a solid basis in Celtic legend. That said, I had one m...more
Mar 14, 2010
Feb 08, 2010
The Flight of Gemma Hardy
I did enjoy this book. Livesey nicely captured the appropriate tone for this book, and she did an excellent job moving the setting to post war Scotlan...more
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
The Haunted (The Hollow, #2)
Meh. Having finished the second book, I can say that I'm not that impressed. Verday can write, and her nightmares are especially good, but the pacing...more
Jul 07, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
The Graveyard Book
I was lucky enough to listen to Neil Gaiman read the first chapter of this book at the Fantasy Matters conference in Minneapolis in November of 2007....more
Sep 2008
Sep 30, 2012
Shadow Unit 1
I was greatly entertained by this short book. The debt to Criminal Minds is rather obvious, but it never gets too annoying. I'm not sure that I'll rea...more
Mar 04, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories, #1)
I thought I wrote a review of this book some time ago, but all record of it seems to have disappeared from goodreads. A number of my friends liked thi...more
Jan 2012
Jan 20, 2012
The Hollow (The Hollow, #1)
I've gotten my hands on the rest of the series through interlibrary loan, so I'm going to reread this one. Once I know how the story plays out in full...more
Jul 06, 2012
Apr 07, 2010
More fun to read than Wuthering Heights. Not better, mind you, but infinitely more fun.
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1)
I did enjoy this book quite a bit, as should be obvious in the fact that I read it in one day. However, it is based on Persuasion, one of my all time...more
Jul 26, 2012
Sep 06, 2010
I tried this one but didn't get anywhere with it. It doesn't help that I'm listening to the audiobook of Dracula right now, so the differences in tone...more
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Aug 23, 2012
Marvel 1602
Jun 16, 2014
Jan 07, 2008
The Dark is Rising Sequence (The Dark is Rising, #1-5)
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Jan 09, 2008
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
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Jan 07, 2008
Impossible (Impossible, #1)
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Aug 19, 2009
Lord of Emperors (The Sarantine Mosaic, #2)
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Jan 07, 2008
Many Waters
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Jan 07, 2008
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Jan 07, 2008
Certain Women
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Jan 07, 2008
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