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The Last Place (Tess Monaghan #7)
3.82
it was amazing
re-read february, 2011:

I LOVE CARL. oh man, he broke my heart a million times over. and so did lousia o'neal, and oh, just so many. it was really sad
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Jun 17, 2008
Jun 19, 2008
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
so i'm trying to think of what this reminds me of, and it definitely has an element of Uglies in it, with a dash of battlestar galactica's politics.

i
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Oct 07, 2008
Sep 24, 2008
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
i actually added this book to my "to read" list because in a review of XVI the reviewer mentioned that Unwind was much more believable. and let's face ...more
Mar 31, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
Point of Origin (Kay Scarpetta, #9)
4.02
liked it
i liked carrie being back, but . . . i wanted resolution!

the whole thing with benton is really annoying me. i hear the series takes a turn for the bet
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Dec 04, 2011
Dec 03, 2011
 
The Last Unicorn (The Last Unicorn, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
this is a very depressing and sad story.

except it's not.

it's just . . . somehow the most real and fantastic story ever. it's haunting. it's mesmeriz
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Dec 2011
Dec 15, 2011
 
Room
4.03
liked it
so. i think the three star 'it's okay' thing that goodreads has is exactly how i feel about this.

i don't think i liked the five year old POV. i liked
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Jan 24, 2011
Jan 16, 2011
 
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)
3.93
it was amazing
my friend from new zealand brought me this, and also Froi of the Exiles because she is the absolute best. so of course i needed to reread finnikin bef ...more
Nov 08, 2011
Nov 08, 2011
 
In a Strange City (Tess Monaghan, #6)
3.67
it was amazing
re-read began february 2, 2011.

i don't know why i didn't like this one so much the first time around. this time i kind of appreciated the lack of kitt
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Jun 04, 2008
Jun 01, 2008
 
Rampant (Killer Unicorns, #1)
3.55
it was amazing
you guys. YOU GUYS.

YOU NEED TO READ THIS BOOK. it's freaking AWESOME. of course, i am a mythology freak also, but STILL.

KILLER UNICORNS, PEOPLE! KIL
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Aug 03, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
 
Demonglass (Hex Hall, #2)
4.13
liked it
basically, you know how the gallagher girls series by Ally Carter is kind of the younger Heist Society?

the hex hall series is like the Evernight serie
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Apr 07, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
Matched (Matched, #1)
3.68
liked it
i am beginning to think the name "xander" is cursed in popular media.

anyway. there was a LOT of hype over this book. i think it has a beautiful cover
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Mar 20, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
Lost in Time (Blue Bloods, #6)
4.05
liked it
much better than the last book, i still miss the more straight forward narrative of the earlier books.

i love what mimi is becoming, and doing. i miss
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Oct 06, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
 
Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog
4.05
it was amazing
i cried at the end.

this book is awesome. if you love dogs, please read it. if you love animals, this is for you.

but mostly it was eye-opening and pe
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Feb 20, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
 
The Girl in the Green Raincoat (Tess Monaghan, #11)
3.39
it was amazing
so, i don't know why, but this tess story made me almost cry. (well, i do know why, but it's a spoiler, and it deserves to stay one, but needless to s ...more
Feb 27, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
Bitter End
3.89
really liked it
once again, i really love jennifer brown for tackling these hard subjects with such panache and development.

this is the story of how a perfect relati
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Oct 07, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
 
Bloodlines (Bloodlines, #1)
4.22
really liked it
here's the thing. i have always loved sydney. and i have always loved adrian. so this book was basically like candy for me.

Any fan of the Vampire Aca
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Aug 26, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
 
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group
3.82
it was amazing
review to come.

regardless, the history in this is utterly fantastic, with a real emphasis on contextualizing the time period and the actions, without
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Jan 12, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta, #6)
4.02
really liked it
lovely ending. i liked the twists and the turns, i loved lucy (as always), and marino, and benton didn't annoy me.

i loved that it was set in new york
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May 02, 2011
May 07, 2011
 
Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, #8)
4.05
liked it
so, my beef with ms. cornwell at this point is that she sets up these beautiful mysteries and then it's like she runs out of steam and just ends them. ...more
Dec 02, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
 
Think Harmony with Horses
4.39
really liked it
what i appreciate about ray hunt is his easy way of writing, and the way he feels everything truly boils down to knowing where your horse's feet are. ...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
 
Chasing The Night (Eve Duncan, #11; Catherine Ling, #1)
4.12
really liked it
huh.

i almost gave up on this series. i have to admit, there are still some things that don't make sense, but i was willing to overlook them (like, wh
...more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 18, 2011
 
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters
3.47
liked it
while i didn't love this book, i did enjoy it. i just felt like it was a little lacking in some respects.

things i really liked: the idea of the overl
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Feb 15, 2011
Feb 04, 2011
 
The Silent Girl (Rizzoli & Isles, #9)
4.12
really liked it
why is maura becoming more and more unsympathetic? sigh. still, i think i liked her in this one best since "body double". i just want a lot of jane. i ...more
Jul 19, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
Beauty Queens
3.60
really liked it
so, i think i would have rated this higher if it hadn't been put in this "alternate universe". i am a little tired of this trope, i think, especially ...more
Jun 05, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
Carte Blanche (James Bond)
3.60
liked it
i love deaver. i love everything about deaver. i don't think there's a single book of his i didn't like, at least enough to read again.

this might bre
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Sep 26, 2011
Oct 06, 2011
 
Bloody Valentine (Blue Bloods, #5.5)
3.98
it was ok
this was three short stories combined to make a book. i mean, i guess they were slightly longer than short stories, but the whole book is novella leng ...more
Jan 23, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
 
XVI (XVI, #1)
3.44
it was ok
if you pick this book up, read the flap and the blurbs, you would think this is a book about what happens when you turn 16, become legal and a "sex-te ...more
Mar 31, 2011
Feb 27, 2011
 
Decision Points
3.77
liked it
listened to this in the car during my commute.

i liked him better at the beginning of the book than the end, but.

mostly i still think that bush 43 ac
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May 07, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
Every You, Every Me
3.42
really liked it
i feel like i need another category to put this book into. "experimental", for example.

this story was written as pictures were sent, so levithan had
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Sep 24, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
 
Crossed (Matched, #2)
3.52
liked it
i hate the love triangle. i really do. i think the same story could have been told without the xander/ky/cassia matching mishap. i mean, what about th ...more
Dec 2011
Nov 25, 2011
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