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131
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
*** Read on 12/12/2010. Re-read from 08/09/2012 to 08/13/2012. Review written in 2010. ***
Let me tell you: There is nothing too special about the sto
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Aug 13, 2012
Dec 12, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
 
127
Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances
3.84
it was amazing
(ca. 2009/03/23:) Three snowy stories by different authors melted into a satisfying whole. Yes, I think, I like it! I have finished the first story "J ...more
Dec 29, 2014
Dec 04, 2010
Mar 25, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
 
123
Pure (Pure, #1)
3.74
it was amazing
A wonderful, cruel and excruciatingly beautiful, almost poetic piece of steampunk-dystopia.
Aug 28, 2013
Nov 28, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
 
90
Inside Out (Insider, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Short review: Great, inventive, dystopian fiction with a surprising ending that makes you jittery for the sequel, a tough, edgy, lik ...more
Dec 18, 2013
Aug 20, 2010
Nov 22, 2009
 
134
Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1)
3.59
liked it
Mermaids are my favorite creatures – always have been. Consequently I notice with glee all those merfolk novels that lately have started popping up le ...more
Dec 22, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
130
Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie (Books of Faerie, #2)
3.79
really liked it
*** On re-reading it in 2017 ***: I still liked it, but I don't need to read it a third time.
*** Read first and reviewed in December 2010 ***
4 stars!
...more
Dec 12, 2010
Jul 03, 2017
Oct 17, 2010
 
116
Saving Francesca
3.96
it was amazing
On re-reading in 2010: I've just finished re-reading "Saving Francesca". I've wanted to do so for a long time, but since my wonderful friend Nic has p ...more
Jan 2008
Oct 27, 2010
Sep 2016
Oct 17, 2009
 
9
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)
3.93
it was amazing
Up to the middle of the book I would have rated solid four stars, but then I noticed the characters had sort of attached themselves to my heart and th ...more
Aug 12, 2013
Feb 20, 2010
Oct 17, 2009
 
85
The Forbidden Sea
4.04
liked it
It's kind of a cross between Cinderella and The Little Mermaid - or, to be more precise, one of those fairytales dealing with a fisherman lured into t ...more
Aug 05, 2010
Oct 18, 2009
 
128
God Is in the Pancakes
3.74
really liked it
*** Re-read in June 2017 ***
*** Read and reviewed in November 2010***
*** Contains some smaller spoilers ***

What a brave and beautiful little book. Sar
...more
Dec 05, 2010
Jun 30, 2017
Apr 04, 2010
 
82
Before I Fall
3.92
really liked it
This is not a feel-good book. This more like a feel-bad book.

Although Sam knows how it is when you do not belong to the in-crowd, she successfully re
...more
Jul 30, 2010
Dec 02, 2009
 
109
Nevermore (Nevermore, #1)
3.87
really liked it
4.5 stars. I hope I'll take the time to elaborate later. It was a great, thrilling story with some great and lovable characters, but it had some unnec ...more
Oct 06, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
 
80
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters
3.47
really liked it
This reads like a perfect mixture of Hilary McKay and Jane Austen. (Style-wise and situation-wise. For instance, doesn't "Almighty Lou" remind you of ...more
Jul 28, 2010
Jul 16, 2010
 
65
Forgive My Fins (Fins, #1)
3.85
liked it
I rate this mermaid romance, which I have impatiently waited almost a year for, 3,5 stars altogether. It was really cute, but very predictable. In cor ...more
Jun 05, 2010
Oct 17, 2009
 
89
The Year of Secret Assignments (Ashbury/Brookfield, #2)
3.90
really liked it
I liked this very much, but I didn't expect less after reading Feeling Sorry for Celia. It was partly hilarious, partly cute and chicklitish, partly i ...more
Aug 17, 2010
Jun 18, 2010
 
84
Playing Beatie Bow
3.95
it was amazing
I still love this book (it has been my fourth time now). Abigail is a kind of anti-heroine, but her personality is interestingly multi-faceted, Beatie ...more
Aug 04, 2010
Aug 02, 2010
 
47
The Replacement
3.56
really liked it
Financially you are very lucky indeed, if you are born as an inhabitant of the small town Gentry: Although all around the industry’s prospects are ble ...more
Dec 27, 2009
Jan 31, 2010
 
124
The Redemption of Ajax (The Mephisto Covenant, #1)
3.85
liked it
You Tarzan. Me Jane? No. „I’m Mephisto – you’re Anabo. Since I’m the one who caught your scent, it means you’re intended for me.”
In my very private op
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Nov 05, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
 
87
Clockwork Heart (Clockwork Heart, #1)
3.77
liked it
The first 300 pages I would have rated 4-5 stars, the last 70 or 80 only 3. [downgraded in hindsight from 4 stars to only 3 five months later, because ...more
Aug 11, 2010
Oct 26, 2009
 
101
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
4.04
really liked it
I am really, really enchanted, but I am still contemplating if I would not have rated the book four stars only, if all my friends here hadn't wished t ...more
Sep 10, 2010
May 07, 2010
 
117
The Piper's Son
4.04
it was amazing
*** Re-read in 2017 ***
*** Read for the first time and "reviewed" in 2010: ***

Utterly lovely. Cried several times and did not resent it - which I usu
...more
Oct 30, 2010
Jun 21, 2017
Feb 08, 2010
 
135
Fat Cat
3.90
really liked it
Sorry, guys. I had time today to snuggle up - fitted out with coffee, Cat and cookies. I liked it a lot and I had to keep reading and reading. It miss ...more
Dec 25, 2010
Oct 29, 2009
 
62
The Other Sister
3.65
liked it
This story told in the voice of fifteen-year-old Josey Muller, only daughter, but middle-child of a set of three, narrates the rare case of a couple w ...more
May 28, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
10
Girl in the Arena
2.99
really liked it
Girl in the Arena is a science fiction novel. Yet it does not tell a future story; it is firmly anchored in a – only slightly altered – ‘now’ by using ...more
Apr 06, 2010
Oct 17, 2009
 
64
Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, #1)
3.76
liked it
The slow-start story around sixteen-year-old Dana, who flees the move-around life with her alcoholic mom in the States to live with her fae father in ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Dec 05, 2009
 
120
My Big Birkett
3.82
liked it
I would rate "My Big Birkett" 3,5 stars if I could. I loved the funny style, the metaphors and the wackiness. (I mustn't forget to save some quotes fr ...more
Nov 13, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
 
79
The Duke and I (Bridgertons, #1)
4.11
liked it
Yes, I know it looks horribly cheesy. I swapped it on an impulse ...

Clarifying notes concerning my rating: The story deserves only three stars. But I
...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 23, 2010
 
30
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
"What fascinated me was that perfect mixture of a kind of Wonderland feeling (including Grimalkin and even a mermaid!!), dry humour, steampunky fairyt ...more
Mar 09, 2010
Jun 29, 2016
Jan 19, 2010
 
142
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (Dash & Lily, #1)
3.82
really liked it
2016: Looking forward to the next time. Bought a copy for my colleague.

2013: Re-read it and enjoyed it immensely again. I can even very well imagine
...more
Dec 17, 2010
Jan 03, 2013
Dec 16, 2016
Oct 16, 2010
 
71
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4)
4.46
it was amazing
*** First read from June 14 to 21, 2010 ***
Aug 19, 2016
Nov 03, 2009
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