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The White Dragon (Pern, #3)
4.18
liked it
**spoiler alert** Okay, wow, I had forgotten how unpleasant I find Jaxom about half the time. He's a sympathetic character in that he gets to do all t ...more
Jan 31, 2009
not set
not set
not set
not set
Jan 24, 2009
 
Santa Olivia (Santa Olivia, #1)
3.83
it was amazing
This is the post-apocalyptic gay superhero with soulbonds underdog sports story OF MY HEART. While quality may vacillate between three and four stars, ...more
Oct 30, 2009
Nov 01, 2009
 
Dragonsdawn (Pern: Dragonriders of Pern, #6)
4.19
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Okay, yeah, I still love this one. I have to not think about science or villain!logic or much of anything at all, but I love this bo ...more
Feb 2009
Jan 31, 2009
 
The Bride's Baby
3.22
liked it
I almost gave this 2 stars, because OH MY GOD is it brain candy, but you know what? I'm taking a stand! It was complete and utter ridiculous fluff, an ...more
Jul 14, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
 
Test of the Twins (Dragonlance: Legends, #3)
4.17
really liked it
This almost got bumped down to three stars, because I cannot begin to tell you how much I still don't care about Tanis and Kitiara, but while the good ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
 
Pleasure and Purpose (Order of Solace, #1)
3.76
liked it
Dude. It's like the Valdemar or Pern books, but instead of ponies or dragons, the lucky few get religious hookers. It's like Valdemar and Kushiel had ...more
Nov 18, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
Slave Boy
3.44
liked it
**spoiler alert** It's like this bizarre hybrid of Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan and Obi-Wan/Anakin slavefic!namechanged!AU where the author talks about rosebuds an ...more
Jun 03, 2009
Jun 09, 2009
 
Miss Wonderful (Carsington Brothers, #1)
3.68
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Certainly no Lord of Scoundrels, but a cut above the average romance, I'd say. Almost more frustrating because of that, in that the ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 08, 2009
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.29
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Enjoyed it just as much as the first one. Someone described it to me as "the American Idol tour crossed with...death? and stuff?", a ...more
Dec 14, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
The Cinderella Deal
3.64
liked it
**spoiler alert** A sadly disappointed five. It's sharp like all of Crusie's novels, and I luuuuuuuuuurve a good pretend-to-be-married plotline, but t ...more
Aug 2009
Aug 27, 2009
 
Nightfall (The Vampire Diaries: The Return, #1)
3.56
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Okay, so the four stars is generous - this is a quality-two, maaaaaybe two and a half, but my enjoyment was a solid four. Oh, L.J. S ...more
Sep 27, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
 
Butterfly Tattoo
3.96
liked it
**spoiler alert** This is a reluctant three stars, but overall this book is quite good, and the characters are compelling. It's just that the author m ...more
Jun 06, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
 
Chalice
3.79
liked it
**spoiler alert** This is a six, six and a half for me. The quality is solid, but it doesn't blow me away. I thoroughly enjoyed it, but it didn't blow ...more
Sep 07, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
 
Blood Brothers (Sign of Seven, #1)
4.16
liked it
Book one of Nora Roberts Does It! Her intriguing plot gets bogged down a little in straightening out everybody's relationships, almost like Roberts he ...more
Nov 25, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca
3.96
liked it
I feel like I enjoyed this book way more having read it while actually in Morocco. Everything is so much more meaningful when you're actually looking ...more
Nov 12, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
The Lovely Bones
3.78
it was ok
Meh. Suffers from two things: 1) oh, look, someone's writing genre fic but doesn't want to acknowledge it and is therefore treated like she's doing so ...more
Dec 08, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
The Hollow (Sign of Seven, #2)
4.11
it was ok
Wow, and I really wanted to like both the heroine and hero. So didn't. The heroine's concerns and fears were logical and reasonable but almost seemed ...more
Dec 08, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
Your Scandalous Ways (Fallen Women, #1)
3.74
really liked it
Three-quality, four-enjoyment. Good heroine, good hero, no one too stupid to not die in a fire, a little intrigue, hey!
Aug 2009
Aug 27, 2009
 
The Gargoyle
3.97
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book, even as I'm still conflicted about it. (And I'm pretty sure that's not just the Day-quil talking.) There were s ...more
Oct 21, 2009
Oct 21, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.33
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Loved it. Exactly the right book at exactly the right time. Perhaps the most scathing indictment of reality television I've ever rea ...more
Dec 13, 2009
not set
Dec 14, 2009
 
War of the Twins (Dragonlance: Legends, #2)
4.12
really liked it
Still my favorite of the series. The whole time travel paradoxes (paradoxi?) make more sense at 28 than they did at 12, and they hold up pretty well t ...more
Jul 18, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
 
Bed of Roses (Bride Quartet, #2)
4.11
liked it
The main hooks of these books are the friendship between the four women and the fantasy of the amazing party planning. I found the heroine in the firs ...more
Nov 14, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
 
Time of the Twins (Dragonlance: Legends, #1)
4.14
really liked it
Overall for the series, it held up better than I expected, now that I'm not reading it through the haze of an adoring twelve-year-old. Raistlin is mor ...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
 
The Warrior's Apprentice (Vorkosigan Saga, #2)
4.29
liked it
Rollicking space opera. A page-turner but not an omg-I-must-forego-bathing-since-I-can't-take-a-book-in-the-shower, although I hear the series gets li ...more
May 22, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
Anne of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables, #6)
4.05
it was ok
LMM took the charm and whimsy of Anne herself and cranked it up to eleven (maybe even twelve) with her kids, but without giving us time to get attache ...more
Jan 17, 2009
not set
not set
Jan 11, 2009
 
Pledge Slave
3.50
liked it
**spoiler alert** ...because everything's better with werewolves? ::facepalm::

Points for solid characterization and pacing, but it pains me to give th
...more
Jun 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
The Last Bite
3.38
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Just another werewolf vampire hunter in love with his as-yet-unturned protege who he eventually has to a) turn and 2) bonk. Also, wh ...more
Jun 02, 2009
Jun 09, 2009
 
Don't Tempt Me (Fallen Women, #2)
3.80
it was ok
Enjoyment two-to-three, depending on how much I'm rolling my eyes at any given time, quality a generous two, if that. The writing's snappy and the Her ...more
Sep 24, 2009
Sep 26, 2009
 
Borders of Infinity (Vorkosigan Saga, #8)
4.24
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Read the first two stories separately, then went back, read the filler bits, and read the actual Borders of Infinity story, which mi ...more
May 30, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
Keeping It Real (Quantum Gravity #1)
3.47
liked it
I do love a good SF/F crossover. Elves, blah blah. Assassins! Stuff!

Memorable enough for me to remember it almost a year later. Not memorable enough
...more
Feb 10, 2009
Dec 15, 2009
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