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Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #19)
3.83
did not like it
Stay away from it. Stay away. If you had any love for this series at any point, do not read this book. If you do, make sure you're a fan of erotica i ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Jun 04, 2010
 
The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3)
4.21
really liked it
I'm not going to spoil the story for you but there are plenty of good bits, in fact I noted down my favourite pages to do with Chloe and Derek: 125, 2 ...more
Apr 2010
Nov 01, 2009
 
The One and Only Ivan
4.25
it was amazing
Chicken soup for the soul. The Grinch himself would be hard-pressed not to empathise with Ivan's story. With a gorgeous cover and a heartbreaking memo ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
 
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
3.89
really liked it
Customer: Do you have any Robin Hood stories where he doesn't steal from the rich? My husband's called Robin and I'd like to buy him a copy for his b
...more
Apr 07, 2012
Sep 16, 2011
 
Archangel's Consort  (Guild Hunter, #3)
4.25
liked it
Archangel's Consort was far from perfect with it's superfluous sex scenes and slow build up to an uncertain and frankly lack lustre ending. It pains m ...more
Jan 26, 2011
Dec 29, 2009
 
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
3.80
did not like it
Damn this seductively beautiful book cover. *sigh*

Confused and worried about the yo-yo ratings given this by my friends, I was hoping my experience wo
...more
Sep 24, 2012
May 20, 2012
 
How to Save a Life
3.89
it was amazing
What I thought of when I saw the title: The Fray's How to Save A Life.

Reactive Attachment Disorder is an incredibly sad thing because it's the hallmar
...more
Jan 06, 2013
Sep 18, 2012
 
Married with Zombies (Living with the Dead, #1)
3.74
did not like it
Dear god, what have I read?! Horrific. Superficial Too Stupid To Live characters I don't care about, stumbling around blindly asking to be eaten.

Comed
...more
Dec 02, 2011
Sep 22, 2010
 
Battle Royale
4.24
really liked it
We will kill each other.
We will kill each other.
We will kill each other.

If I don’t kill, I will be killed.
If I don’t kill, I will be killed.
If I don’t
...more
May 19, 2010
Dec 05, 2009
 
I Am Not A Serial Killer (John Cleaver #1)
3.77
really liked it
As a cross between TV shows Six Feet Under and Dexter for a YA audience (hmm, really?) this was a fascinating and insightful look into the sociopa ...more
Jan 22, 2011
Jul 15, 2010
 
Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1)
3.65
did not like it
Pages read: 110/359. Conclusion: Life is too damn short.

I knew early on that I was never going to finish this book. The death knell went off every few
...more
Aug 18, 2011
Jan 27, 2010
 
Tales of the Otherworld (Otherworld Stories, #II)
4.24
really liked it
I ordered a signed copy of this book a few days ago with the warning that I wouldn't receive it until May and then to my surprise it came through my l ...more
Mar 27, 2010
Nov 01, 2009
 
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
3.76
it was ok
I see Beautiful Creatures as Adult Literary Fiction meets Young Adult with a heavy dose of Paranormal Romance.

The story is told from a male perspectiv
...more
Mar 26, 2010
Dec 05, 2009
 
Circle of Fire (Damask Circle, #1)
3.73
it was ok
It's not often I award low ratings to books with a shapeshifter as a main character but this was one of Keri Arthur's earliest works and it showed.

Ci
...more
Apr 23, 2011
Sep 29, 2010
 
Beastly (Beastly, #1; Kendra Chronicles, #1)
3.84
it was ok
Beastly is a modern teenage version of Disney's Beauty and the Beast told from the Beast's point of view. This tale is of Kyle who pre-transformation ...more
Jul 22, 2010
Jul 21, 2010
 
One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History
3.09
really liked it
*Warning: Much violence described in this review. Not for those with weak stomachs. Seriously.

Weak and cowardly - that's what the people of this book
...more
Nov 2012
Oct 26, 2012
 
Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories For Women
3.39
liked it
In some ways Enchanted isn’t too different from The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter – reworked fairy tales with an adult and somewhat feminist twist w ...more
Oct 04, 2009
Sep 30, 2009
 
Bad Pharma
4.10
From the introduction:
'Drugs are tested by the people who manufacture them, in poorly designed trials, on hopelessly small numbers of weird, unrepres
...more
not set
Oct 19, 2012
 
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
4.21
liked it
A cleverly written, Tim Burton-eque fast-paced magical mystery with witty dialogue, and a beautifully eye-catching cover.

Mr. Skullduggery Pleasant is
...more
Mar 03, 2013
May 23, 2011
 
Tithe (The Modern Faerie Tales, #1)
3.73
it was ok
Meh. The writing was pretty bad. It plainly said that it was unsure of its audience. One minute it read like it was for 9-year-olds and the next they' ...more
Mar 03, 2011
Dec 09, 2009
 
Myths and Legends: An Illustrated Guide To Their Origins & Meanings
4.13
it was amazing
This a visually stunning masterpiece with so many vibrant paintings (sometimes covering two pages), photos of artefacts, pretty illustrations and a wo ...more
Oct 17, 2009
Oct 12, 2009
 
The Darkest Passion (Lords of the Underworld #5)
4.37
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Ah Aeron, he seemed so without emotion (except wrath of course), so inhuman but boy were we wrong. Olivia lit his emotions up like a ...more
Sep 11, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
3.91
it was ok
With the exception of the opening pages, the first 70 or 80 pages were extremely boring and Alexia was unbelievably irritating. I put this book down s ...more
Jan 16, 2010
Dec 06, 2009
 
Cast in Chaos (Chronicles of Elantra, #6)
4.25
liked it
I was a bit shocked at the thickness of this book, I had hopes it was going to be a wildly interesting ride. Sadly I was almost as disappointed with t ...more
Aug 05, 2010
Nov 11, 2009
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This one, I think, was the most harrowing and painful to read out of all three and I'm so glad it didn't get a happy, happy, happy e ...more
Aug 25, 2010
Dec 09, 2009
 
Shift (Shifters, #5)
4.22
it was amazing
Oh. My. God. This is just a heart-stopper. I can't tell you how many times I stopped breathing. The tension alone is enough to leave you gasping. Ther ...more
Feb 12, 2010
Oct 22, 2009
 
Autopilot Engaged (Turbulence, #2)
3.55
liked it
"This time, on The X-Files..."

In this second episode, we have alternating POVs between Dallas's (Mulder) first turbulence encounter on the way to Berm
...more
Aug 02, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.29
really liked it
**spoiler alert** On starting Catching Fire my first desire was to find out how Gale’s relationship with Katniss would change upon reuniting. I was ve ...more
Nov 28, 2009
Nov 27, 2009
 
A Perfect Darkness (Offspring, #1)
3.60
it was ok
If you've read Feehan's Ghostwalkers series then you're probably familiar with this kind of storyline. The major differences being that these experime ...more
Mar 2011
Apr 15, 2010
 
Personal Demon (Women of the Otherworld, #8)
4.07
really liked it
This is definitely a must read for anyone who enjoys this series. It is quite different from Kelley Armstrong’s earlier books because instead of havin ...more
Jul 10, 2008
Mar 09, 2009
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