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The Midnight Hunt (Midnight Hunters, #1)
3.97
Lesbian urban fantasy, concentrated on werewolves and a little on vampires. It's okay, but is essentially a smut-fest with little character or plot de ...more
Jun 2010
Mar 14, 2012
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.04
I wish I'd read this when I was younger. I love the sci-fi aspect of it, and the exploration of human nature and the way evil pervades, takes over, an ...more
Sep 07, 2014
May 23, 2012
 
Dusk (Tales of Noreela, #1)
3.48
**spoiler alert** I loved the characters, the intrigue, and especially the world Lebbon created. Until the mages came in with their utter insanity and ...more
not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
Many Waters (Time, Book 4)
4.01
The Murry twins accidentally mess up an experiment their parents are doing, and wind up transported... elsewhere. Eventually they come to realize they ...more
Dec 07, 2014
Dec 07, 2014
 
I Am Legend and Other Stories
3.96
Finally got around to reading this. I really enjoyed the title novella, though in places it felt underdeveloped. I also went into it thinking it was a ...more
Jan 16, 2015
May 23, 2012
 
The Neruda Case: A Novel
3.65
I received an uncorrected proof of this book as a winner in a Goodreads First Reads drawing.

The occasionally beautiful narration, the fact that I lov
...more
Jun 22, 2012
May 30, 2012
 
Because Cuba Is You
4.25
This spans the late 1800s through the Cuban war for independence from Spain past World War I. It's set in both Cuba and Galicia, and has elements of m ...more
Jan 17, 2015
Jan 14, 2015
 
Under a Velvet Cloak (Incarnations of Immortality, #8)
3.58
I had to give up on this one. As someone who loved the Incarnation of Immortality series, this particular one was just terrible for a variety of reaso ...more
Mar 27, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
 
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)
4.45
Percy can't remember much--just his name and that he has a girlfriend named Annabeth. He fights his way to a place Lupa the wolf has sent him, and dis ...more
Jan 22, 2015
Jan 22, 2015
 
First Lord's Fury (Codex Alera, #6)
4.36
I wish there were more written in this world. It has grabbed my imagination and kept me riveted. I honestly could not stop reading, kept picking up th ...more
Sep 08, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
 
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Walmart)
3.76
Definitely written in the style of the time. The tale itself is engaging, though a bit vague in places. I would have liked to know more about Mr. Hyde ...more
Mar 09, 2013
Mar 08, 2013
 
Touch
3.71
This novel reminded me of One Hundred Years of Solitude in terms of the sort of mythos built and this beautiful feel of magical realism. Spanning deca ...more
Aug 17, 2014
Aug 17, 2014
 
First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1)
4.08
This was a really good debut urban fantasy. Charley is a private investigator who just happens to also be the grim reaper. Since childhood, she has be ...more
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
 
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)
4.36
Percy, Annabeth, Gordon, and Tyson must embark on a question into the infamous labyrinth after discovering an entrance in the middle of camp--one Luke ...more
Jan 06, 2015
Jan 06, 2015
 
Happy Hour of the Damned (Amanda Feral, #1)
3.24
This male writer seems to think that all women are catty bitches caught up in fashion. It's like Mean Zombies, except that was at least well-written, ...more
not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1)
4.35
Jason wakes with no memory of who he is on a bus holding hands with a girl named Piper who says she is his girlfriend, and with a very hyperactive boy ...more
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 18, 2015
 
Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
3.93
The premise is interesting and reminded me somewhat of Holzner's Deadtown series and Harrison's Hollows series. This was definitely a YA, in that the ...more
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
 
The Witch With No Name (The Hollows, #13)
4.43
Rachel's hand is forced regarding the fate of the souls of undead vampires--and that's not the only problem she faces. A faction of elves plays for a ...more
Dec 16, 2014
Dec 16, 2014
 
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Walmart)
3.73
I've been meaning to read this for ages, and with the new TV series coming out, I thought this was the best time. One thing I like is that the author ...more
Sep 24, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
 
Skin Game (The Dresden Files, #15)
4.56
Harry's morals are tested in this one as he's called on to perform his duties as the Winter Knight. Definitely a page-turner, as usual. Harry has to d ...more
Jun 18, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
 
Poltergeist (Greywalker, #2)
3.66
Harper is hired to check into supposed sabotage at local university in a parapsychology study on poltergeist group creation as power of the mind. Only ...more
Jan 24, 2015
Jan 24, 2015
 
2041: Twelve Short Stories About the Future by Top Science Fiction Writers
3.82
I really loved this book, in no small part because I had been searching for "Lose Now, Pay Later" for years, since I read it as a kid in a reading boo ...more
not set
Mar 16, 2012
 
Orphans Of The Sky
3.80
Pseudo-apocalyptic. A chunk of humanity is sent to the stars in a massive ship to colonize a planet, and, well, the predictable happens. Humanity brea ...more
May 22, 2013
May 21, 2013
 
MaddAddam (MaddAddam, #3)
3.94
The last in the Oryx and Crake trilogy is a fitting conclusion. The Painballers still on the loose has left everyone anxious--and not only the remaini ...more
Nov 02, 2013
Oct 25, 2013
 
Raven Calls (Walker Papers, #7)
4.15
Jo has to deal with her Irish roots as she's pulled toward Ireland, suffering the effects of her last throw-down with the big bad. She has to reconnec ...more
Nov 18, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
 
Mountain Echoes (Walker Papers, #8)
4.30
This time Jo has to go home, back to North Carolina when her father and one-time lover disappear, and a Nothing takes over the land. I think my favori ...more
Nov 25, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
 
Blister
3.42
Pretty decent coming of age book, about a girl essentially growing beyond her innocence of childhood, and discovering that life is not as perfect as s ...more
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
 
The Winter Long (October Daye, #8)
4.42
October continues to get herself into the most interesting situations--oft ending with her covered in blood. At least she is getting better at looking ...more
Nov 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
 
Demon Hunts (Walker Papers, #5)
4.13
Walker's journey as a shaman continues with mysterious, impossible deaths which leave no forensic evidence and fairly reek of the supernatural, leadin ...more
Oct 26, 2014
Oct 26, 2014
 
Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charley Davidson, #5)
4.53
Charley abruptly finds herself with no less than twenty-seven new roommates--only they're all traumatized ghosts. To add to that, there's an arsonist ...more
Dec 18, 2014
Dec 18, 2014
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