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Horde
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Too Much Happiness
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"Hmm. Quite depressing." Jul 09, 2014 03:00AM

 
The Windup Girl
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"It's still not easy to read." May 16, 2014 08:54AM

 

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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
" What a pleasant surprise. Holly Black did it again and wrote an alluringly dark young adult book with surprising twists and turns. I just loved it. "
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Breakfast Served Anytime by Sarah Combs
Breakfast Served Anytime
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I stopped reading around the 20% mark.
Don't bother, Nomes, really . Sometimes I do wonder what publishers are thinking, when they decide to acquire a manuscript that finally results in a book like 'Breakfast Served Anytime'.

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Horde by Ann Aguirre
Horde (Razorland, #3)
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Breakfast Served Anytime by Sarah Combs
" What a MAJOR disappointment! Gloria was awful. There was nothing about her that I could enjoy reading about. A very true case of 'never judge a book by its cover!' "
Breakfast Served Anytime by Sarah Combs
" I love a good coming of age story, but Breakfast Served Anytime definitely left me wanting. I found myself reading faster and faster just to finish it. While technically sound, the story was just...boring. Nothing happens. Some smart kids go to ge... " Read more of this review »
Breakfast Served Anytime by Sarah Combs
" It's abundantly clear that this is a debut novel. It's filled with good ideas and plot threads, none of which particularly go together and all of which get left underdeveloped--much like the characters themselves. Gloria is an unlikeable protagoni... " Read more of this review »
oliviasbooks is 20% done with Breakfast Served Anytime: Ehh. What a boring voice. A bit aloof, too. I am not particularly interested in finishing this, no.
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I Want It That Way by Ann Aguirre
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