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Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #18)
3.70
did not like it
Why did I do this to myself? Why return to Anita Blake, when all she does is annoy and frustrate me?

Because I am a fool.

But as foolish as I am, at le
...more
Sep 08, 2010
Sep 10, 2010
 
Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1)
3.89
did not like it
Jane Yellowrock, a shape-shifting bounty hunter, is hired to hunt down a rogue vampire in New Orleans. I have no idea how successful she is in the end ...more
Nov 08, 2012
Oct 01, 2012
 
A Madness of Angels (Matthew Swift, #1)
3.75
really liked it
Matthew Swift wakes up on the floor of his apartment--two years after he was brutally murdered. Now he has no money, no clothes, and an otherworldly p ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1)
4.01
it was ok
Merit is attacked one night, and a vampire saves her life by turning her. Now, instead of writing her dissertation, Merit has to deal with a whole new ...more
Aug 31, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
 
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
3.91
it was ok
Miss Alexia Tarabotti is too old, too plain, and far too assertive to hope for a husband. But Alexia isn't just any spinster--she literally lacks a so ...more
Jun 15, 2010
Dec 01, 2009
 
Havemercy (Havemercy #1)
3.65
it was ok
This is an unholy cross between Sorcery and Cecilia and The Mirador, with little of the charm of either. The metal dragons of Volstov are on the cusp ...more
Aug 21, 2008
Sep 02, 2008
 
Heart of Stone (Negotiator Trilogy/Old Races Universe #1)
3.70
it was ok
Margrit "Grit" Knight (ugh, the name!) is a public defender with too little time and too much courage. A chance encounter with a handsome stranger in ...more
May 19, 2010
Jun 03, 2010
 
Skin Trade (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #17)
3.90
it was ok
Hamilton burst into my awareness with Guilty Pleasures, a book that introduced us to a world where vampires were legal citizens, raising the dead was ...more
Jan 04, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
Friday Night Bites (Chicagoland Vampires, #2)
4.15
did not like it
Merit was attacked by a master vampire in Some Girls Bite, and to save her life she was turned into a vampire. Since then, she's tried to figure out h ...more
Mar 16, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
All the Birds in the Sky
3.58
really liked it
Patricia loves running through the woods talking to birds (who sometimes talk back), while Laurence is a computer and tech genius. They're both too pa ...more
Mar 14, 2016
Mar 14, 2016
 
London Falling (Shadow Police, #1)
3.76
really liked it
Holy.Fucking.Shit.

Like Hellblazer crossed with Peter Grant crossed with--I dunno, all sorts of strange fantasms and philosophies. It started badly--in
...more
Jun 18, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
did not like it
I really hated Harry Dresden. He's cocky, self-absorbed and my-life-is-pain-but-I'm-too-stoic-to-admit-it, and ooh look, oh so gritty! Ugh. Also, his ...more
not set
Jul 29, 2007
 
The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon, #1)
3.74
really liked it
I waited for this book to come out for at least a year, and when I finally got it (tonight!) I started reading it and didn't stop until it was done. I ...more
Oct 2009
Mar 13, 2009
 
Lost Souls
3.89
liked it
If you're going through puberty and feeling weird, this is a great book to read. With enough vampires, gay sex, incest and goth clubbing to satisfy an ...more
not set
Jul 29, 2007
 
The Severed Streets (Shadow Police, #2)
3.98
it was ok
The four Sighted police officers of London are faced with another case only they can solve: Jack the Ripper is back, and he's killing rich white guys ...more
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 25, 2014
 
White Cat (Curse Workers, #1)
3.81
really liked it
Cassel Sharpe comes from a family of curse workers--people who can kill you, erase your mind, change your luck, shape your emotions, etc, at will. "Wo ...more
Jul 27, 2010
May 05, 2010
 
The Midnight Mayor (Matthew Swift, #2)
4.14
really liked it
Matthew Swift died choking on his own blood.
Years later, he came back.
But he didn't come back alone.

His struggle to understand his death, and the othe
...more
Aug 27, 2011
Feb 15, 2010
 
Stray Souls (Magicals Anonymous, #1)
3.88
liked it
One day, for one moment, Sharon Li knows every thing about her city. It's too much for her mind to handle, so she forgets, but the experience leaves h ...more
Apr 10, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
Street Magic (Black London, #1)
3.43
did not like it
Combine the mannerisms of John Constantine from Hellblazer, the looks of Spike from Buffy, and complete incompetence, and what do you get? Jack Winter ...more
Dec 09, 2013
Aug 05, 2011
 
Lady of Devices (Magnificent Devices, #1)
3.77
liked it
Lady Claire has finally graduated finishing school. Despite her best efforts, none of her professors would teach her engineering, and her parents refu ...more
Feb 04, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
A History of Glitter and Blood
3.43
did not like it
The premise sounds great: fairies and gnomes live together in a tiny mining city, and if most fairies lose a body part or five to gnomes' voracious ap ...more
Dec 12, 2015
Dec 13, 2015
 
Peeps (Peeps, #1)
3.77
really liked it
Woah. This book is creepy. Giant rats, vampires, and lots and lots of SCIENCE (very readable—no bio background required). Oh tales of epidemics, I lov ...more
Apr 2006
Jun 28, 2007
 
The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, #4)
4.32
liked it
The final story in the Raven Cycle. Everything comes to a boil: all the supernatural collectors of the world descend upon Henrietta to sell off its se ...more
Jul 16, 2016
Apr 30, 2015
 
Fated (Alex Verus, #1)
3.89
it was ok
As a disaffected teen, Alex apprenticed himself to a Dark Wizard. Years later he realized his mistake, but to escape his master he endured torture and ...more
Jul 17, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
 
The City Born Great
3.75
liked it
An unnamed young man who devotes his days and nights to singing, painting, and surviving in New York City is called upon to midwife the city into magi ...more
Apr 04, 2017
Apr 04, 2017
 
Ironside (Modern Faerie Tales, #3)
4.04
really liked it
Ironside follows shortly after the events of Tithe and Valiant. Roiben was a loyal knight of the Seelie Queen, even after she sent him to serve her si ...more
Mar 27, 2009
Mar 15, 2009
 
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
3.92
liked it
Peter Grant is at the end of his probationary period as a London cop, but instead of getting on the detective track, his distractability and curiosity ...more
May 26, 2013
Jul 23, 2011
 
The Graveyard Book
4.11
really liked it
"There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife."

So begins Gaiman's latest, the thrilling tale of a young boy raised in a graveyard by its deni
...more
Mar 05, 2009
Mar 05, 2009
 
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)
3.96
it was ok
Evie is a would-be flapper with too much spunk and too little common sense. After exposing a boy's shameful secret at a party, Evie is exiled to New Y ...more
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 11, 2013
 
Flex ('Mancer, #1)
3.83
really liked it
After he lost his foot in a shoot-out with a 'mancer, Paul Tsabo devoted himself to the safety, stability, and rigidity of paperwork. But when a 'manc ...more
Dec 2016
Nov 22, 2016
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