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The Rogue Not Taken (Scandal & Scoundrel, #1)
3.93
it was amazing
It's not often I stay up until 1:45 a.m. reading, but when I do, there's a good chance it's because of Sarah MacLean.

A Sarah MacLean book kicked off t
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Jan 09, 2016
Jan 09, 2016
 
When a Scot Ties the Knot (Castles Ever After, #3)
3.97
it was amazing
When Tessa Dare releases a new book, the minute you get it, you squee, and then you throw your plans for the next few hours out to read it.

I squeed, I
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Aug 25, 2015
Aug 25, 2015
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.15
really liked it
2nd read, December 2015: Super glad I have all books. Will be diving into Scarlet ASAP.

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4.5

My original interest in this book really only came about b
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Dec 05, 2015
not set
Jun 29, 2012
 
On Demon Wings (Experiment in Terror, #5)
4.44
really liked it
4.5

Son of a bitch! THIS BOOK. Perry is in a deep, dark place in On Demon Wings. After the ending of Lying Season, Perry's mental and physical state do
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Nov 16, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
 
Triptych (Will Trent, #1)
4.14
really liked it
The book is written in third person, but we have different narrators throughout. It starts with Michael Ormewood whom I did not like. This is partly w ...more
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
 
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4)
4.49
really liked it
In order to prepare myself for Winter, I embarked on a reread of the four other books in The Lunar Chronicles (counting the Fairest "novella"). They s ...more
Dec 27, 2015
Dec 27, 2015
 
Say Yes to the Marquess (Castles Ever After, #2)
3.83
it was amazing
As the first book I read in 2015, Say Yes to the Marquess is going to be difficult to equal -- or top. All the swoons for Say Yes to the Marquess. All ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Jan 04, 2015
 
The Care and Taming of a Rogue (Adventurers’ Club, #1)
3.81
really liked it
Well, hello, Suzanne Enoch. Where have you been all my historical romance bender life? The Care and Taming of a Rogue was delightful in so many ways.

Y
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Aug 13, 2015
Aug 13, 2015
 
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
4.46
it was amazing
December 2015 reread: Must. Have. Winter.

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Oh, this entire series makes me happy. I adore what Marissa Meyer has done with this world and its charact
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Feb 06, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
 
The Naughty List
3.79
really liked it
#insixwords: *fans self* *breathes* *continues fanning self*

The Naughty List is for people who...

...want more wang for their fuck.
...like menages.
...l
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Feb 08, 2013
Jan 04, 2013
 
The Stranger (The Syrena Legacy, #0.4)
3.73
liked it
The Stranger is for people who...

...have read Of Poseidon and want more
...don't mind a little third person present tense (it still sounds weird to me)
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Jul 16, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
3.96
really liked it
Actual rating: 4.5

#insixwords review: I want to hug everyone now.

Original review: http://onabookbender.com/2012/01/11/r...

Remember when I said I don’t
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Dec 04, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
 
Game (Jasper Dent, #2)
4.22
really liked it
November 2016 reread: really glad I have book three with me.

Game: The Sequel to "I Hunt Killers" Barry Lyga, what have you done to my brain??
 
Game, li
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Nov 13, 2016
May 04, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
 
A Rogue by Any Other Name (The Rules of Scoundrels, #1)
3.94
really liked it
Excuse me while I go seek out all Sarah MacLean's other historical romances. I find that I simply must read them all. Have you ever picked up a book o ...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
 
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
4.30
really liked it
December 2015 reread: Must continue with Cress now! Love this series something fierce.

4.5

There is no second book slump syndrome for Marissa Meyer and
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Dec 06, 2015
Dec 07, 2012
 
The Duchess Deal (Girl Meets Duke, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
I received a copy for from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

I thought it was impossible to love Tessa Dare's books more. Then she manage
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Jul 2017
Jul 02, 2017
 
The Heir (Duke's Obsession, #1; Windham, #1)
3.78
really liked it
Man, I dig the Windham family and Grace Burrowes. I dig them so much I even, apparently, forgave Gayle for sleeping with his mistress who was not the ...more
Aug 10, 2015
Aug 10, 2015
 
A Study in Scarlet Women (Lady Sherlock, #1)
3.82
really liked it
I've read Sherry Thomas historical romances before, and while A Study in Scarlet Women is definitely not anything like hers I've read before, it's a f ...more
Dec 03, 2016
Jun 21, 2016
 
Brimstone and Marmalade
3.92
really liked it
Brimstone and Marmalade is for people who...

...have ever wanted a pony...or demon
...know all about those grown-up lies
...like it small and in charge
..
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Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #4)
3.61
really liked it
Oh, Richard. Like Iris, I just can't quite hate you. And I don't want to, either.

The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy takes a different... tone (for l
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Feb 05, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
 
Siege and Storm (Grisha Verse, #2)
4.08
really liked it
Oh, Leigh Bardugo. What have you done to me?

Shadow and Bone leaves Mal and Alina fleeing to 'safety'. But let's be honest: as long as the Darkling is
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Jun 14, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
 
Romancing the Duke (Castles Ever After, #1)
3.91
it was amazing
September 2015 reread: Upping my rating on Romancing the Duke to five stars because Tessa Dare is brilliant and her books are delightful, no matter ho ...more
Sep 02, 2015
Feb 15, 2014
 
Never Love a Highlander (McCabe Trilogy, #3)
4.25
really liked it
After finishing Seduction of a Highland Lass, I was really looking forward to the conclusion of this series and the HEA for the last McCabe brother, C ...more
Mar 25, 2013
Jan 10, 2013
 
How to Rescue a Rake (Book Club Belles Society, #3)
3.39
liked it
3.5

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

When I stumbled across the latest Jayne Fresina book on NetGalley, I
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Jan 2016
Jan 01, 2016
 
Poison Study (Study, #1)
4.16
really liked it
Actual rating 4.5

Full review: http://onabookbender.com/2011/07/20/r...

Yelena’s life sucks. She has been condemned to death — whether by execution now
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Jul 05, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
 
Swept Away by a Kiss (Rogues of the Sea, #1)
3.63
liked it
3.5

Back in May, I read a book called Wired for Story. It changed how I read (and write) stories. What it talks about is ultimately what I find Kathari
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Jun 30, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.23
really liked it
I picked Throne of Glass up because it was on sale for 99 cents, but then picked up and read The Assassin's Blade (novella compilation) first because ...more
Sep 07, 2014
Sep 07, 2014
 
Neverwhere
4.18
liked it
3.5

Neil Gaiman is a name that is whispered (in tones that resemble high-pitched squeals rather than hushed tones) across the book community. I picked
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Oct 18, 2012
Aug 15, 2011
 
Bedding Lord Ned (Duchess of Love, #1)
3.60
liked it
This book made me feel like a crotchety old woman yelling, "Get off my lawn, you little cretins!" Except instead of kids on my lawn, it's old people f ...more
Sep 11, 2014
Sep 11, 2014
 
I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1)
4.02
really liked it
2016 reread: Everything about my original review remains true. Now onto my reread of Game and finally, Blood of My Blood!

4.5

Oh, Jazz! You have wooed m
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Oct 23, 2016
not set
Aug 31, 2012
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