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Superman: Red Son
Excellent reworking of many classic DC hero(in)es, with some great timey-wimey plot twists!
Sep 13, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
A Girl's Guide to Vampires (Dark Ones, #1)
I didn't understand how this actually happened, but the protagonist consistently would just start yelling at men. She's having a conversation and sudd...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 16, 2014
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
This was a delightful book in all its moroseness. I actually wrote a term paper comparing this book to Charles Perrault's "Bluebeard." Think about it.
not set
Mar 01, 2012
The Night Circus
I loved every moment of this book. How it is written reminds me of Le Cirque des Reves about which it is written. Morgenstern balances perfectly what...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
Among Others
I LOVED every minute of this book! This was my latest first-person-diary formatted book in a long while, and I really like how it worked with the plot...more
Jul 02, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
Tam Lin
Of the 456 pages of the book, the first 200 are spent on simply describing Janet's first year of university. Each successive year is summed up incredi...more
Jun 2012
Apr 24, 2012
The Mirror of Her Dreams
**spoiler alert** There were quite a few things I did not understand within this book. Surprisingly, the political intrigues were NOT one of them.

Mar 21, 2014
Apr 14, 2012
Water for Elephants
I whole-heartedly admire Gruen's desire to write a story about the railroad circuses during the Great Depression.

That being said, I did not think this...more
Apr 23, 2014
Apr 21, 2014
A Bite to Remember (Argeneau #5)
I read this for the first time when I was a teenager and remembered it being a lot more romantic with a lot more character development. Whilst reading...more
Mar 04, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
The Family Tree
This was a lovely book. This is my favourite Tepper book so far.

The book was certainly about animal rights and respecting the earth, though as I was r...more
Sep 11, 2014
Sep 17, 2013
The Fault in Our Stars
Books that make me cry get five stars. This book made me cry.

This book was simpler than I thought it was going to be. Simple in that it did not try to...more
Mar 09, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
I feel like a traitor when I admit I preferred the movie's interpretation of the plot and characters.

This may have something to do with my having seen...more
Sep 15, 2014
Aug 24, 2013
Something More Than Night
I'm not sure this book was well translated into audiobook in that Tregillis' prose was so lush that I would have liked to have been able to savour it...more
Apr 30, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
Sensational Victoria: Bright Lights, Red Lights, Murders, Ghosts & Gardens: Tales from the Capital City
This book's main focus was on the heritage homes of Victoria and the stories that surround them. The emphasis was placed on the buildings themselves r...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 20, 2014
What Makes This Book So Great
Jo Walton is one of my imaginary friends (she's not imaginary, but I've imagined the friendship).

I enjoyed reading her thoughts on sci-fi/fantasy book...more
May 19, 2014
Apr 23, 2014
Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2.5)
I really love this series, and I really loved this extra content. Zuzana and Mik are adorable, but now there is proof!

This was just a feel-good, cute,...more
Mar 22, 2014
Mar 22, 2014
Dawn (Xenogenesis, #1)
This book was very strange, but I really liked it. The aliens, Oankali, are interesting, complex and completely alien. Lilith was an amazing protagoni...more
Jul 19, 2014
Jul 06, 2014
Mermaid Tales from Around the World
This was one of the mermaid books that was read and reread all throughout my childhood. And by read I mean the pictures were looked at seriously.
Dec 19, 1999
Feb 26, 2014
Too much plot in too little words. The Children of Lir was not given as much attention and respect as it deserved. It felt like an afterthought.
Feb 09, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
Lord of the Fading Lands (Tairen Soul, #1)
1. "You're mine"
2. Cuteness, world-building, and threat-building
3. Where's the sex???
4. Hello, Abrupt Ending!
5. Hey there, Cliffhanger, join the party...more
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 07, 2013
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
It ended as the first book in a series. I find endings like these to be satisfactory, but I'm more impressed with authors who write series with self-c...more
Jan 11, 2014
Aug 13, 2013
The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow
Reminiscent of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events but distinctly British and less evil adults.
not set
Mar 01, 2012
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1)
This was a very sweet story told from an interesting perspective. It was a fast read and an enjoyable read.
Apr 2014
Mar 30, 2014
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
Surprisingly readable. It did not seem dated at all!. Great characters, male and female alike. Wonderful storytelling. Amazing world-building. Frank H...more
Aug 09, 2014
Jul 30, 2014
The Ivory and the Horn (Newford, #6)
The stories in "Dreams Underfoot" had a bit more magic in them as a whole, but there were a couple of stories that I just adored in this volume.
not set
Feb 23, 2012
The Trolls
Full of wonderful stories about odd family members and growing up a Vancouver Islander.
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
The Meaning of Night
Took me an entire semester to read and I don't remember feeling satisfied at the end.
not set
Jun 18, 2013
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Some of the most beautiful illustrations paired with rhyming text. What more can I say?
not set
Mar 01, 2012
Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega (Locke & Key #6)
A bitterly sweet conclusion to a fantastic series.
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
The Twilight Series = guilty pleasure from adolescence
not set
Mar 01, 2012
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