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Tempest Rising
3.89
it was ok
**** Review contains some spoilers ****
"Why can't you just tell me?" It was my turn to reach out for him, to grab his hand. "Because you're not ready
...more
not set
Nov 08, 2010
 
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
4.05
liked it
Maura would say "That's the universe calling for you on line two, Orla" or something like that [...]. In the next room over, Orla was talking to eith ...more
Oct 06, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1)
3.96
it was ok
Meh-meh. I really think that a bEarding-school story would have been far more orginal than this "followed-all-baking-instructions-for-paranomal-young- ...more
Feb 27, 2011
Mar 06, 2010
 
Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
3.91
really liked it
I was skeptical after I read a ton of reviews and saw that Becca Fitzpatrick recommended it (very bad sign in my opinion), but I decided not to cancel ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Feb 11, 2010
 
Shifting
3.96
did not like it
"'Something really important came up,' he said. 'Something so important you didn't have the decency to give me a freaking ride home? What came up?' 'I ...more
Jun 03, 2013
Jun 03, 2013
 
Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)
4.46
it was amazing
I loved-loved it. Better than the first volume and in spite of an abundance of elements that usually irk me endlessly: An unsolvable love-triangle (vi ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Oct 31, 2009
 
Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1)
3.89
did not like it
Between 21% and 31% I changed my mind from thinking the book to be bland, forgettable and told by a I-am-mysterious-unbeatably-strong-sexy-talented-te ...more
not set
Mar 13, 2010
 
Illusions of Fate
3.86
liked it
Welcome to "Howl's Moving Castle" (view spoiler) me ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Feb 06, 2015
 
Camille (Camille, #1)
3.69
it was ok
“I quieted my trembling hands, swallowed to wet my dry throat, and cursed myself for becoming so ridiculously agitated at the sight of him. Perhaps Dr ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2011
 
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
3.78
it was amazing
What does an urban-fantasy-love-story addict need more? Nothing really – apart from a good story line, carefully built-up suspense, changing points of ...more
Sep 13, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
 
The Lost Saint (The Dark Divine, #2)
4.04
it was ok
No more pondering. CLEAN CUT after 59 pages. And I simply use of my status comments as my review (which feels like re-heating yesterdays dinner someho ...more
not set
Sep 28, 2010
 
The Summoning (Darkest Powers Trilogy, #1)
4.03
it was amazing
Waaaagh, such a cliff-hanger ending ... and I will have to wait for the second volume at least until May.

Kelley Armstrong's first attempt at the young
...more
Aug 02, 2009
Mar 03, 2014
Oct 17, 2009
 
Necromancing the Stone (Necromancer, #2)
4.11
liked it
"He stuck his shovel defiantly in the ground, then took off his little red hat and held it in both hands. 'You have a name?' 'Twinkle.' 'Twinkle,' I s ...more
Apr 29, 2013
Feb 15, 2012
 
East
4.14
really liked it
*** Read first in November 2011 ***: I hope I'll carve out some time to review, but I have to say this is how a fairytale retelling should be in my op ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Jul 06, 2017
Nov 06, 2011
 
Sisters Red (Fairytale Retellings, #1)
3.65
it was ok
Jackson Pearce's dark retelling and continuation of Little Red Riding Hood is really good: Excellently written, cleverly adapted and highly original. ...more
not set
Dec 26, 2009
 
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4)
4.46
it was amazing
*** First read from June 14 to 21, 2010 ***
Aug 19, 2016
Nov 03, 2009
 
The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3)
4.21
it was amazing
Sped through it like a chimpanzee on Crack when re-reading in 2014:
So much action, panic, character development ... and perfect, sweet romance in one
...more
Mar 06, 2014
Apr 18, 2010
Oct 17, 2009
 
Betrayal (The Descendants, #1)
3.55
did not like it
The 10% I managed to cover were pretty long and messy. So let's pretend I almost read it all. It couldn't get worse anyhow writing-wise and character- ...more
not set
Apr 17, 2011
 
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
3.79
liked it
Fun setting, fun wording, fun heroine, but kind of boring, draggy plot.
May 25, 2014
Feb 05, 2013
 
Written in Red (The Others, #1)
4.29
it was amazing
*** 4.5 stars (both times) ***
Jul 10, 2017
Jul 04, 2014
May 11, 2014
 
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse #10)
3.88
it was amazing
The beginning of volume 10 was very, very sad and depressing. I had conveniently forgotten how volume 9 had ended and that a favorite character of min ...more
Aug 2010
Oct 25, 2009
 
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
4.34
liked it
It's good, but I don't feel like gushing to people left and right about how much I love this book (That had been the case, when I read "City of Bones" ...more
Mar 27, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
 
Supernaturally (Paranormalcy, #2)
3.92
I really liked Evie in volume one and was more than willing to overlook her flaws, for who wouldn't have any after suffering that strange, manipulated ...more
not set
Aug 05, 2012
 
Firelight (Firelight, #1)
3.88
liked it
2015: I've come to appreciate Jacinda's mom and sister the second time around. And I suddenly hated how Will manages to pull all the secrets out of Ja ...more
Feb 16, 2015
Mar 16, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
 
Whispers in Autumn (The Last Year, #1)
3.88
really liked it
Far from perfect, but unexpectedly smooth to read (My last update: "For something independently published it's actually quite nice. There are some log ...more
Nov 26, 2015
Jan 13, 2014
 
Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels, #5.5)
4.28
it was amazing
2012: My comment on my reading experience at that time: "I had been a bit angry, when it was announced. A spin off to squeeze money out of the despera ...more
Aug 28, 2012
Aug 27, 2016
Dec 12, 2011
 
Die Verborgenen (Schattenblüte, #1)
3.52
Maybe I am wrong (I haven't read this book), but the summary sounds outrageously like a Shiver-Copy. I'll translate the indicating sentences:

"[...] T
...more
not set
Sep 11, 2010
 
Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1)
4.12
it was ok
Better to read the preceeding short-story first.
Jan 2008
Oct 17, 2009
 
Never Cry Werewolf (Never Cry Werewolf, #1)
3.60
did not like it
Read about 110 pages. Boring and flat.
Oct 10, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
 
The Undead Pool (The Hollows, #12)
4.43
really liked it
The Hollows is still my favorite urban fantasy series. The series that entertains me most and disappoints me very sparingly. The series that I continu ...more
Feb 11, 2015
Oct 07, 2013
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