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Winter's Heart (Wheel of Time, #9)
**spoiler alert** You know, I really remember these later books being absolute crap. I mean, they're not great, but I'm still waiting! I've been readi ...more
Jun 18, 2008
Jun 19, 2008
The Great Hunt (Wheel of Time, #2)
**spoiler alert** So, as I continue re-reading the one series I vowed I would never re-read, I am quite astounded by how much I am enjoying them. Pers ...more
May 25, 2008
May 26, 2008
The Glass Word (Dark Reflections, #3)
**spoiler alert** I really do not like this trilogy trend that is taking place in the Young Adult writing world. The first book of this series was won ...more
Aug 17, 2008
Jul 13, 2008
The Path of Daggers (Wheel of Time, #8)
**spoiler alert** You know, my memory tells me that by book 8, the series is just awful and hardly readable. However, I am finding that this is not th ...more
Jun 15, 2008
Jun 15, 2008
New Spring (Wheel of Time, #0)
**spoiler alert** After vowing to re-read the entire series (something I said I would never do), I dove right in to book 1. I had completely forgotten ...more
May 22, 2008
May 23, 2008
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
**spoiler alert** I had a really hard time getting into this book. I finally just sat down and said, dude, you're going to read this! Once I got past ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Feb 06, 2008
Lucifer, Vol. 1: Devil in the Gateway
**spoiler alert** I had no idea that Lucifer was a spin-off of The Sandman. But, I haven't read The Sandman yet, so I guess there was no way to know t ...more
Oct 19, 2008
Oct 15, 2008
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
**spoiler alert** It's been a long time since I read any Stephen King. (We're talking closer to 20 than 15 years. Am I really that old?) Anyway, I don ...more
May 09, 2009
Dec 27, 2008
Crossroads of Twilight (Wheel of Time, #10)
**spoiler alert** This book was so boring! Now I remember why I got so angry with this series. After having to wait 3 years to read book 10 after the ...more
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 24, 2008
Beyond the Hanging Wall
Apparently, I'm going to read these books, that are actually part of a long series, in no particular order. I wonder what I would have thought of some ...more
Sep 20, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You (The Sandman #5)
**spoiler alert** Well, this volume really didn't do much for me. It was okay, compared to the other volumes.
Anyway, here's what happens:
Barbie, from
Dec 31, 2008
Jan 01, 2009
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
**spoiler alert** I am so glad I continued to read this series, despite stuttering with the first book. They really were amazingly well written. And a ...more
Jan 31, 2009
Jan 30, 2009
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
**spoiler alert** It really all comes down to the fact that it is just badly written. The characters were flat, I wanted to punch Ana in the face thro ...more
Jul 10, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists (The Sandman #4)
**spoiler alert** This series is just astounding. This volume was just great!
Anyway, here's what happens:
Morpheus is convinced by his family that he w
Dec 30, 2008
Jan 01, 2009
First Rider's Call (Green Rider, #2)
You may have thought the first book was awful, but sometimes you get it into your head that you are going to read a series. So, after contracting a ho ...more
Mar 06, 2012
Mar 08, 2012
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
**spoiler alert** The second volume of the Mistborn series was a bit slow to start, but has a strong finish. It was much more political, naturally, th ...more
May 21, 2009
May 02, 2009
Kushiel's Chosen (Phèdre's Trilogy, #2)
**spoiler alert** Although I actually liked the first book of this series, I wasn't sure if I would read the second one or not. It really had nothing ...more
Jan 03, 2009
Nov 03, 2008
Catch the Lightning (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #2)
**spoiler alert** I know a lot of people don't like SciFi because of all of the gadgets and what not. And Asaro loads her books with gadgetry and phys ...more
Feb 15, 2009
Oct 26, 2008
The Shadow Rising (Wheel of Time, #4)
**spoiler alert** Things really start to spread out in this one. POVs are all over the place. The pace, however, is still good and makes fairly straig ...more
May 31, 2008
May 29, 2008
**spoiler alert** My sister-in-law loaned this book to me months and months ago, thinking that I may like it. I put it on the bottom of my "To Read" p ...more
Jan 21, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
Lord of Chaos (Wheel of Time, #6)
**spoiler alert** So, when I started to re-read this series (something I said I would never do), I thought this was the book where it all went sour. I ...more
Jun 08, 2008
Jun 10, 2008
The Chaos Crystal (Tide Lords, #4)
**spoiler alert** This book tied everything up nicely. I did however, come away from it a bit disappointed.
Here's what happens:
Jaxyn doesn't kill Ark
Apr 06, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
The Ruby in the Smoke (Sally Lockhart, #1)
**spoiler alert** I'm totally a Masterpiece Theatre junkie and I loved the televisionization of this book. I'm surprised how much I liked it, consider ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Dec 04, 2008
Primary Inversion (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #1)
**spoiler alert** I would really like to give this book 3 1/2 stars. I won't call this the best book I've ever read, however, a fairly good first nove ...more
Oct 25, 2008
Oct 15, 2008
The Dark Lord of Derkholm
**spoiler alert** I have serious issues with authority and get very bristly every time I read books where people are manipulated or pushed to do thing ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Nov 27, 2008
The Blue Sword (Damar, #2)
**spoiler alert** I've kept a list of books that I have read for years now. I got tired of reading a book and realizing half way through it that I had ...more
Jan 02, 2009
Jan 01, 2009
The Crown Conspiracy (The Riyria Revelations, #1)
I liked this book. It wasn't spectacular, a bit predictable, but I liked it nonetheless. The characters were a bit on the archetypical side, however, ...more
Mar 27, 2009
Feb 04, 2009
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
**spoiler alert** I've been reading a lot of heisty fantasy lately and I must say, I've really been enjoying it. I have had this book on my to read li ...more
Jun 09, 2009
Jul 06, 2008
The Immortal Prince (Tide Lords, #1)
**spoiler alert** It's nice when people can approach the idea of immortality without the inclusion of vampires. Most definitely an interesting concept ...more
Mar 11, 2009
Sep 15, 2008
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
**spoiler alert** I was a little disappointed with this contribution to the Dresden Files. It felt very formulaic (i.e., exactly like the last one), a ...more
Nov 24, 2008
Oct 15, 2008
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