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A Bollywood Affair (Bollywood)
did not like it
**spoiler alert** Okay, I believe I have calmed down somewhat. Now before I write out my thoughts about this book, let me just say that my reading exp ...more
Feb 05, 2015
Dec 13, 2014
Between the Lines (Between the Lines, #1)
it was ok
There is a very famous play by Tom Stoppard called Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The play deals with metaphysical elements of two-dimensional ...more
Jun 13, 2012
May 26, 2012
My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece
it was amazing
I’ve been sitting here for a bit trying to collect my thoughts enough that I can write the kind of coherent review this book deserves. There are so ma ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
Carnival of Souls
did not like it
Strike one: The contradictory nature of the narrative. Mallory spends all her time learning how to be a good fighter but when she's faced with daimons ...more
Oct 14, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
Of Poseidon (The Syrena Legacy, #1)
did not like it
This is going to be an incredibly difficult review to write for a multitude of reasons but especially because I hate giving a not so positive review t ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
Wildefire (Wildefire, #1)
did not like it
This is going to be a very long review – I probably shouldn’t even say review. More of a discussion, really, of what I thought about this book and why ...more
Jun 18, 2011
Nov 07, 2010
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
it was ok

You wouldn’t believe how excited I was for this novel. The synopsis reads like someone looked into my head and took what I wanted to read and then wro
Jul 10, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
Alif the Unseen
it was amazing
Dear People who Read Books,

Please read this book.

No, really, I mean it. Okay fine, I will tell you why you need to read this. The characters in this n
Jun 14, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
The Fault in Our Stars
it was amazing
I have been resisting reading a John Green novel for quite some time now. Not because I think I won’t like him but because I haven’t felt ready for hi ...more
Mar 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Prophecy (The Dragon King Chronicles, #1)
it was ok
I had been looking forward to Prophecy ever since I read the synopsis. It sounds so bloody fantastic. But alas.

Okay, this may be unfair considering th
Dec 13, 2012
Mar 16, 2011
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
liked it
Before you start reading this, let me just say that the following few paragraphs contain my opinion and you may not agree with them but I have a rig ...more
Oct 03, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
Court of Fives (Court of Fives, #1)
it was amazing
The synopsis does a fair job of describing the book but it doesn’t do the intricate relationships and layers at play in the novel any justice. For ins ...more
Aug 03, 2015
Oct 07, 2014
All Men of Genius
did not like it
I am not in the habit of mincing my words so I’m going to come right out and say it. Reading this was a painful experience. Not an impossible feat (li ...more
Dec 18, 2011
May 21, 2011
Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)
did not like it
Let me preface this by saying that the following is a partial review. I'm writing this for the parts I have read and I'm also writing this because Rid ...more
Dec 16, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
Defy (Defy, #1)
did not like it
**spoiler alert** Warning: The following contains (non-major) spoilers. Read at your own risk.

I just finished this book, not even am hour ago (I’m wri
Dec 28, 2013
Nov 28, 2013
The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy #1)
really liked it
All right! It is almost midnight and this is when I write my finest reviews (oh stop laughing) so I shall write the galumptious (how can galumptious n ...more
Apr 08, 2012
Nov 02, 2011
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
it was ok
So from all the hype surrounding this series, from all the praise lavished on it to the laudatory passages written about it, my expectations were high ...more
Aug 24, 2011
Oct 07, 2010
Partials (Partials Sequence, #1)
really liked it
The YA genre is certainly rife with dystopians. You can't go out without tripping over one. Okay fine, that is an exaggeration but I can't help but ge ...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
Tiger Lily
really liked it
I liked this in the way you like things that take your heart and twist it tightly. And painfully.

*clears throat* Here we go:

I don’t know if I’m ready
Jun 17, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
Sean Griswold's Head
really liked it
You know how sometimes when you finish a book, you sit quietly for a while just savouring the end of a tale told so very well? That’s what happened to ...more
May 14, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
The Summer Prince
really liked it
This book goes places that not many other YA novels have gone before. It is complex, emotionally rich and exquisitely detailed. It is not perfect but ...more
Feb 15, 2013
Jul 17, 2012
The Traitor in the Tunnel (The Agency, #3)
really liked it
Okay, this is going to be short because really there are only a few things I want to say about this novel.

1. I loved it. Really, really loved it.
Feb 09, 2012
Nov 13, 2010
The Lie Tree
it was amazing
The Lie Tree is the third title I have read by British author Frances Hardinge and I am as struck with it as I was by the other two.

But first, the pre
May 15, 2015
Dec 27, 2014
The Last Dragonslayer (The Last Dragonslayer, #1)
really liked it
It takes a special kind of reader to appreciate a Jasper Fforde novel: A reader who is not afraid to believe in the impossible, who is not afraid to a ...more
Jun 18, 2012
Oct 09, 2010
Venom (Secrets of the Eternal Rose, #1)
it was ok
Venom invites you to a rich world of mystery and intrigue set in Renaissance Venice. It offers secret rendezvous in graveyards, masked balls and erran ...more
Oct 21, 2012
Oct 05, 2011
White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements, #1)
I just want to point out:

...half gargoyle teenage girl risks the wrath of her adoptive clan and the trust of a boy she’s loved forever...

Since when is
not set
Apr 12, 2013
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom (The League of Princes, #1)
it was amazing
What can I say about this novel that will properly convey to you how much I enjoyed it? I love fairy tales; they rock my world. I’ve studied them, wro ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
Unclean Spirits (The Black Sun's Daughter, #1)
"You aren't Jewish or Muslim or anything fucked up like that, are you?"

And the script the baddies seem to be covered in just happens to look like Arab
not set
Oct 10, 2010
it was amazing
I put off writing this review for as long as I could. Because to write it would mean getting personal and I don’t know if I want do that.

Okay fine.

Jul 29, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
Small Damages
it was amazing
I loved this book. A lot. I got my mother to read it and she loved it as well. A lot.

Now, before I start this review, I will say that people who like
Sep 20, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
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