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House of Secrets
3.85
My new YA Victorian gothic fantasy novelette!

This was a just-for-fun writing project last year to take my mind off the anxiety of waiting to find out
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Jun 15, 2016
 
The House with Chicken Legs
3.98
it was amazing
Ohhhh. This book is brimming with real magic and wonder and beauty and heart, and I loved it SO MUCH. Marinka's aching loneliness broke my heart in th ...more
Jan 04, 2018
Dec 21, 2017
 
The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After (Bridgertons, #1.5-8.5; 9.5)
4.14
it was amazing
Honestly, I can objectively see that this book isn't going to be 5 stars for everybody - it's a collection of novella-length "second-epilogues" for Qu ...more
Apr 05, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
 
Penric and the Shaman (Penric and Desdemona, #2)
4.23
it was amazing
*4.5 stars*

When I first bought this (the day it came out), for some reason (I don't even remember why) I wasn't grabbed enough to keep reading, even t
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Nov 09, 2016
Jun 25, 2016
 
How To Marry A Werewolf (Claw & Courtship, #1)
4.22
it was amazing
This fantasy romance novella was absolutely delightful (like all of Gail Carriger's fantasy romance novellas - I really love them). The first third or ...more
May 08, 2018
Sep 02, 2017
 
Hoodoo
3.80
it was amazing
I'm only partway through this, but I just wanted to note already: HOODOO has one of the most fabulous narrative voices of any MG novel I've read in a ...more
Dec 12, 2016
Oct 05, 2015
 
Binny for Short (Binny, #1)
4.03
it was amazing
I read this book with total pleasure - mingled with total envy. Oh, at every page, I wished so hard that I had written it!

I love McKay's characters an
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Jan 28, 2013
 
Flying Magic: A Kat, Incorrigible Story
4.00
A short-short story about Kat all grown up and dealing with children of her own! This was so much fun to write - I hope you guys enjoy it.

I've posted
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Dec 01, 2016
 
Magic Binds (Kate Daniels, #9)
4.57
it was amazing
This turned out to be one of my very favorite books in the series (and this is, by far, my favorite-ever urban fantasy series - I didn't click with Bo ...more
Sep 23, 2016
Sep 20, 2016
 
Sword
3.77
it was amazing
*4.5 stars*

SWORD is a rich, romantic, immersive and intensely emotional high fantasy novel, and oh, did I love it by the end. Stylistically, it remind
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May 08, 2015
 
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher (Family Fletcher, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
I absolutely adored this book, to the point where, when I came to the end, I refused to read the acknowledgments - I couldn't stand the reminder that ...more
Sep 2014
Jun 14, 2014
 
The Goblin Emperor
4.04
it was amazing
The funny thing is, I wasn't at all sure that I'd like this book. It had sat on my wishlist for a very, very long time - I enjoyed her earlier books, ...more
Dec 29, 2014
May 13, 2014
 
Heroine Worship (Heroine Complex, #2)
3.89
it was amazing
I love this series about awesome (and emotionally complicated) superheroine best friends sharing a big old house in modern-day San Francisco, with cup ...more
May 14, 2018
Jan 02, 2017
 
Rivals in the City (The Agency, #4)
3.85
it was amazing
I loved, loved, loved this final episode in the Mary Quinn mystery series. Having left the fractured Agency, Mary has set herself up as a private dete ...more
May 24, 2014
Oct 27, 2011
 
Bunny Roo, I Love You
3.93
it was amazing
I pre-ordered the board book edition of this for my 3-year-old, although I wondered (not having read it yet myself) whether it might be too young for ...more
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Feb 09, 2017
 
The Disastrous Début of Agatha Tremain
3.93
This Victorian romantic fantasy novelette was previously published as "The Unladylike Education of Agatha Tremain" in the anthology Willful Impropriet ...more
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Feb 12, 2018
 
All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries, #1)
4.15
it was amazing
I was honestly startled by just HOW MUCH I loved this novella. I was expecting it to be sharp and smart, which it was; I wasn't expecting just how fun ...more
May 06, 2017
Oct 26, 2016
 
Courting Magic (Kat, Incorrigible, #3.5)
4.20
It's out, it's out, it's out!

That's all. :)

(I'd been waiting a LONG time to be able to share this story!)

PS: And to answer a good question that someo
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Jun 13, 2014
 
Bayou Magic
3.93
it was amazing
Beautiful magical realism full of rich family relationships, strong women and girls, and beautiful writing. It isn't fast-paced, but it is luscious! I ...more
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Dec 11, 2014
 
A Crown of Bitter Orange (La Vie en Roses, #3)
4.03
it was amazing
Laura Florand writes so beautifully, and with such heartfelt emotion! I loved this book from beginning to end. (I was lucky enough to get an e-ARC - I ...more
Dec 20, 2016
Dec 18, 2016
 
A Most Improper Boxed Set: Kat, Incorrigible; Renegade Magic; Stolen Magic
4.39
It's out, it's out, it's out today! Kat is making her boxed set début, and I am ridiculously happy about it. In fact, I have declared today to officia ...more
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Oct 07, 2014
 
The Emperor of Mars (Secrets of the Dragon Tomb, #2)
4.50
it was amazing
I loooove this second book in the Secrets of the Dragon Tomb series. The Sullivans are one of my favorite fictional families ever, squabbling, strong- ...more
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Feb 16, 2016
 
Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries #1)
3.67
it was amazing
*4.5 stars*

I don't often read mysteries nowadays, but I loved the narrator's voice so much, it sucked me right in. I love librarian Aurora Teagarden,
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Apr 11, 2012
 
This Would Make a Good Story Someday
3.98
it was amazing
This is such a sweet, fun and genuinely *likable* book with characters and situations that feel so real and relatable. When 12-year-old Sara's mother ...more
Jan 2017
Sep 21, 2016
 
Strangehold (Crossroads of Worlds, #1)
3.68
it was amazing
I loved, loved, loved this novella - my favorite new urban fantasy in ages! The heroine, Morgan, is a 43-year-old spellcaster who's grown into her pow ...more
May 2017
Apr 27, 2017
 
The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim (The Story of Owen, #1)
3.72
it was amazing
This book is just so funny, warm, and just lovable in every way. Dragon-slayers in modern Canada! And the wry, deadpan voice of the narrator, Siobhan ...more
Feb 16, 2015
Aug 31, 2013
 
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1: Squirrel Power
4.06
it was amazing
I have never, EVER loved any comic as much as I head-over-heels ADORED The Unbeatable Squirrel, Volume 1! It was so hilarious and so AWESOME. I looooo ...more
Dec 29, 2015
Dec 28, 2015
 
Mirror Magic
4.67
it was amazing
Clever, creepy, and gorgeously magical, with a heroine I utterly adored and really fabulous world-building. Set in a town on the edge of Victorian Eng ...more
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Oct 31, 2017
 
The Tea Master and the Detective (Xuya Universe)
4.13
it was amazing
I was lucky enough to get an early copy of this one, and I started reading it at 3 a.m. on a night when I was sitting up with a sick child. It's a sig ...more
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Jan 13, 2018
 
Occupy Me
3.29
it was amazing
A brilliantly mind-warping, fast-paced science fiction thriller starring, among others, a powerful angel, a fifty-ish Scottish veterinarian who also d ...more
Jan 29, 2016
Jan 21, 2016
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