Belle: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast (Once Upon a Time, #14)
3.70
it was ok
Honestly, the main reason why I picked this up because I find fairy tale adaptations absolutely irresistible, hehe.

"Belle" isn't a bad novel if you wa
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Mar 06, 2011
Aug 15, 2010
 
The Audition (Seraphina, #0.5)
4.04
it was amazing
I think I finally have a favorite female character in this series.

Selda's awesome!
Mar 30, 2015
Mar 28, 2015
 
A World Without Princes (The School for Good and Evil, #2)
4.09
really liked it
Unlike the prequel, this one's pretty predictable and repetitive. But still goof. can't wait for the last book~
May 13, 2014
May 07, 2014
 
Magonia (Magonia, #1)
3.60
it was ok
The cover is GORGEOUS but everything else is disappointing.

I suppose the only likeable character here is Jason. But he's too obsessed with Aza that so
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Nov 02, 2016
Nov 23, 2014
 
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
4.02
liked it
Maze Runner is the type of book that though poorly-written could be quite a page-turner.

~ Read More @ My Blog
Sep 26, 2012
Sep 10, 2012
 
The Invitation (The Books of Magic, #1)
3.76
it was ok
This novel didn’t feel like an adventure, but more of a tour. Tim was just dragged to random places by several strangers. He gets excited on the sight ...more
Oct 14, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
Revolver
3.71
liked it
A pretty unique book, as usual.
May 15, 2014
May 13, 2014
 
Shadow and Bone (Shadow and Bone, #1)
4.05
liked it
Became a little disappointing later, but it was okay. Nice read :-)
Apr 25, 2015
Apr 17, 2015
 
The Hound of Rowan (The Tapestry, #1)
4.01
it was ok
~ Longer Review @ Daydream Sanctuary

It's not often for me to see a fantasy adventure series based on Celtic mythology and folklore. It has a lot of ne
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Jan 08, 2011
Aug 15, 2010
 
The Adoration Of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1)
3.70
Interesting but....

Romance was meh. Main character's annoyingly angsty. I'm disappointed.
Apr 18, 2013
Apr 07, 2013
 
The Colossus Rises (Seven Wonders, #1)
3.84
It was alright, but I'm not that pleased with the characterization (fortunately none of them turned out to be unbearably annoying) and storytelling (I ...more
May 05, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
 
Wish Riders
3.59
it was ok
It's just so... boring.
Mar 17, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.91
liked it
I don't find much YA historical fiction based on WWI; much more if they have a mix of sci-fi. What made me more determined to buy this as soon as poss ...more
May 2011
Jun 15, 2011
 
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1)
4.04
liked it
I’ve heard that this book got rejected by so many publishers because it was so different. But those that are “different” are usually the exceptional o ...more
Sep 23, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
 
Unearthly (Unearthly, #1)
4.06
really liked it
Pretty good, just not as addicting as I'd hoped.
May 09, 2015
Apr 25, 2015
 
The Shadow of the Wind
4.24
it was amazing
~ Longer Review @ Imagination Complex

I didn't like the romance much and the main protagonists hadn't appealed to me as much as I hoped for.... but eve
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Sep 2010
Aug 12, 2010
 
More Than This
4.03
really liked it
I ABSOLUTELY ADORE the Chaos Walking trilogy; there’s no way I would miss any other books written by the genius who made that series. When I found out ...more
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2013
 
The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, #1)
4.22
Sorta like the male version of Anastasia but hell more awesome~ I love it!
Apr 17, 2013
Mar 30, 2013
 
Mark of the Thief (Mark of the Thief, #1)
3.91
liked it
Ack, no. I can't help it but feel disappointed. The False Prince had more character development on 3 characters than this one only on its main charact ...more
May 03, 2015
Apr 22, 2013
 
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom
4.04
It was fantastic! Really creative! I had so much fun reading it.

And Frederic's freakin' adorable xD
May 08, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
 
A Monster Calls
4.36
It wasn't as fantastic as I expected it to be, but it turned out to be pretty good in the end. I can't consider it one of my favorites though (I mean, ...more
May 11, 2013
Apr 07, 2013
 
Frankenstein
3.75
liked it
I found an unabridged version of the book.... and oh gawd it was a pain to read.

Actually, it's not the way it was written which extremely bothered me.
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Jan 2012
Oct 28, 2012
 
Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two
3.85
really liked it
I liked how it taught its readers the value of language, even history and geography too. We may live in a world filled with racial discrimination, but ...more
Mar 08, 2014
Apr 07, 2013
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.07
liked it
It had potential but when the characters suddenly become too emotional, mushy, and arrogant, things become annoying.
It made my eyes roll a number of t
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Mar 04, 2014
Sep 04, 2012
 
The First Phone Call from Heaven
3.73
really liked it
It was very nice, but it hadn't been as impressive as his other books for me (particularly Tuesdays with Morrie, and Five People You Meet in Heaven). ...more
Feb 19, 2014
Nov 06, 2013
 
The Thief (The Queen's Thief, #1)
3.92
It was pretty good.... but no way as great as The False Prince.
Apr 25, 2013
Mar 30, 2013
 
A Crack in the Line (Withern Rise, #1)
3.83
it was ok
An interesting story of a boy and a girl who are the same person but live in different realities. It didn’t meet my expectations but it’s still nice. ...more
Mar 28, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
 
The Rule of Four
3.22
liked it
A religious fiction novel with a mix of college life and relationships. Not exactly better than Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code, but to me it’s certainl ...more
Mar 22, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
did not like it
The writing is just TERRIBLE; I haven't been more tired of reading similes and metaphors in my life. It also TRIES SO HARD to be cool and witty, but i ...more
Aug 24, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
 
The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon, #1)
3.74
it was ok
The novel's pretty good actually.... but it's just too angsty for my tastes.

~ Full Review @ Daydream Sanctuary
Dec 2010
Aug 12, 2010
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