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A Promise of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #1)
it was ok
I wasn't 100% finished reading the book but I was definitely 100% finished with the book if you know what I mean. A few chapters in, I knew it wasn't ...more
Oct 09, 2016
Jul 28, 2016
Jane Eyre
it was amazing
What a timeless classic! This was my first time reading Jane Eyre and I can see myself revisiting it again in a few years. Initially, I thought the be ...more
Jan 09, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
Pale Fire
it was amazing
Wow! I was a fan of Nabokov's prose thanks to Lolita but that book has nothing on this one. Pale Fire is many-layered, many-framed and at times makes ...more
Feb 08, 2011
Sep 22, 2010
Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling #2)
it was ok
Even though I admit to reading all sorts of trash, I'm still embarrassed I read this book. But to my defense I skimmed through most of it. I don't kno ...more
Apr 16, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling, #1)
liked it
Good god, I should take off a star for the awful cover. It's like some cheesy ad for those sex pills you see at gas stations.

Trashy romance in the gui
Apr 13, 2010
Apr 13, 2010
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
liked it
A hot and steamy introduction to the world of BDSM. As romance books go, this one was not bad. The usual tropes (an innocent, yet clever and smart gir ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
Skies of Steel (The Ether Chronicles, #3)
liked it
What a great palate cleanser! This was just the perfect book I needed when I wanted to immerse myself in a fantastical world of airships, battles, tau ...more
Dec 28, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
Follow My Lead
liked it
(3.5 stars)

Not bad for regency romance! And definitely better than the cover leads you to believe.

I liked that Winn, our heroine, is an independently
May 19, 2011
May 17, 2011
The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, #1)
really liked it
For being a book whose cover features a shirtless guy wearing a shiny leather jacket and showing off his washboard abs, The Iron Duke was quite good! ...more
Oct 14, 2010
Oct 13, 2010
The Duke of Shadows
liked it
I needed something *different* after reading Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West. Something to cleanse my palette. I saw this in my Goo ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
Thorn Queen (Dark Swan, #2)
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I dove eagerly into Thorn Queen as soon as I finished reading Storm Born. Richelle Mead is a straight-forward writer and an excellen ...more
Feb 23, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
Riveted (Iron Seas, #3)
really liked it
Disclaimer: I received this ARC from Meljean Brook

Every book in this series is better than the previous one. Riveted takes place in the same world as
Aug 30, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Storm Born (Dark Swan #1)
really liked it
I discovered urban fantasy after reading the Sookie Stackhouse series and then reading Felicia Day’s post about the genre. But after reading a book in ...more
Feb 21, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1)
liked it
I think this is Singh's newer series and a nice change from her Psy-Changling series which I got sick of. Angel's Blood is about Elena, a vampire hunt ...more
Apr 19, 2010
Apr 09, 2010
The Sky Is Everywhere
really liked it
The Sky is Everywhere is about two emotions as far apart on the feelings spectrum as emotions can be: grief, and love. John Lennon, a teenage girl, tr ...more
Jan 19, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
Silent on the Moor (Lady Julia Grey, #3)
really liked it
This one definitely had a Bronte vibe to it. A little bit of Wuthering Heights, and a little bit of Jane Eyre. Very gothic and moorish. Unlike the oth ...more
Jan 26, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
Scoundrel (The Blades of the Rose, #2)
it was ok
(2.5 stars)

I wanted something easy breezy to read and this fit the bill. It was nothing new for the genre and the adventure itself reminded me of some
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
Glory in Death (In Death, #2)
liked it
Dead women, a serial killer with issues, power struggles with Roarke, more of the same for Lieutenant Dallas. I didn't predict the killer as early as ...more
Aug 25, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Silent in the Grave (Lady Julia Grey, #1)
liked it
3.5 stars

A slow start, but the mystery really picks up towards the last quarter of the book. What started off as a generic who-dunnit really gets spic
Dec 15, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
it was ok
2.5 stars

If I had been ten years younger and hadn't read so many sci-fi and dystopian books already, I would have liked Across the Universe a lot more
Jan 08, 2011
Aug 28, 2010
liked it
This one was a sleeper hit. I forgot how this ended up on my To-Read list, and from the description of it, it's not something that I would read, but o ...more
Oct 21, 2016
Aug 22, 2016
Unclaimed (Turner, #2)
liked it
I mostly read this because of the reversal of roles since it's the man who's chaste and virginal in this one instead. But it wasn't much of a reversal ...more
Aug 21, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Winterblaze (Darkest London, #3)
liked it
At first, I wasn't sure if I was going to continue reading this because there seemed to be way too much 'tupping' going on for much of the plot to mak ...more
Mar 10, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
A Lily Among Thorns
it was ok
(2.5 stars)

I had high hopes for this one since people were saying that it was a twist on the more traditional romance book. The female character is su
Nov 04, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
Heart of Steel (Iron Seas, #2)
really liked it
This second book in the series was better than the first! I had problems with the main love interest in Iron Duke, but the one in here, Archimedes Fox ...more
Nov 12, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10)
liked it
Hm, nothing really happened in this book until the last hundred pages or so. Harris focussed a lot on rebuilding family ties here, so it feels more li ...more
May 16, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
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