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The Wish (The Wish, #1)
3.89
it was amazing
This was a fantastic story. Anything that can make me smile and cry in the same paragraph deserves 5 stars straight off. This book was as much about t ...more
Feb 04, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
 
Emerging Magic (Sentinels #2)
3.86
it was amazing
An excellent sequel to A Hidden Magic. Angela Benedetti doesn't take the easy way out for her story or her characters. Things don't go smoothly, but t ...more
Sep 05, 2012
Mar 05, 2013
 
Love Means... No Shame (Farm, #1)
3.93
liked it
**spoiler alert** An ARE Earth Day freebie. I wanted to like this more, but the itchy parts made it difficult. It did have me in floods of tears so pr ...more
Apr 12, 2010
Apr 11, 2010
 
Body of Water (The Orcadian Novels, #1)
3.54
it was amazing
A lot was packed into a fairly short novel without it seeming rushed or too 'busy'. It is a well written blend of contemporary and dark paranormal the ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
Caught Running
3.97
liked it
**spoiler alert** 3.5 stars

An enjoyable read.

This was not what I was expecting from the blurb - which was good and bad. I was expecting a nerd/jock re
...more
Jun 16, 2010
Jun 17, 2010
 
72 Hours
3.64
it was amazing
Brilliant! If I hadn't had to go to work I would've sat up all night to finish this - not that I got to sleep easily with the characters and plot buzz ...more
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Dark Horse (Dark Horse, #1)
3.97
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** 4.5 stars
Part 1 had me in tears almost all the way through. Justin's coma and the Do Not Resuscitate order would be harrowing in any
...more
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
The One That Gave (One and One, #5)
3.59
it was amazing
4.5 stars because this far into the series the supporting cast is getting confusing!

This is book 5 in the One and One series. I need to read them all
...more
Apr 2013
Apr 02, 2013
 
The Archer
3.74
really liked it
On my settings this was 977 pages - I need big print if I'm going to be reading in the early hours. I enjoyed the story and the identity of The Archer ...more
Jun 23, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
Painting Stephen
4.00
liked it
3.5 stars. This is one of those that I just couldn't settle into. The writing was good, the plot was excellent, the characters real, but I wasn't draw ...more
Mar 26, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
Valentine Wish (The Wish #3)
3.54
it was amazing
4.5 stars. This is a spinoff tale about two minor characters from The Wish. Anton and Thierry did not show to their best advantage in the novel and it ...more
Feb 19, 2010
Mar 28, 2010
 
Last One Standing: The Five of Swords
2.80
really liked it
28 pages weren't enough to do justice to this story, and the ending left me wanting more. It felt a little darker than these authors usually produce.

X
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Mar 30, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
 
The Missing Butterfly (Missing Butterfly, #1)
3.96
it was amazing
At eighteen Cassidy is going to be a rock star, until one phone call forces him to walk away from his dreams. At twenty-six he has a new job in an off ...more
Mar 21, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
 
A Wild Sheep Chase (The Rat, #3)
3.94
liked it
This is weird. Very weird. Surreal crops up in a lot of the reviews. The translation from Japanese is very smooth. None of the people in the book have ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 11, 2010
 
Jumping Into Things (Thatchers, #1)
3.73
really liked it
**spoiler alert** 3.5 stars. I enjoyed the two novellas that make up this book ("Hot Shots" and "Ciphers") but the niggles have increased rather than ...more
Feb 07, 2010
Jan 24, 2010
 
Huntin' Tail (Los Rancheros, #2)
3.22
really liked it
A fun read. Clay and Warshaw like to argue. In fact they bicker like an old married couple. This May/December romance sometimes makes you wonder how t ...more
Apr 12, 2010
Apr 11, 2010
 
All Play and No Work (Cattle Valley, #1)
3.86
really liked it
3.5 stars

This is supposed to be Cattle Valley #1 but it seemed like a sequel. Perhaps it was a sequel to a non-Cattle Valley story, but there was no m
...more
Mar 17, 2011
Mar 19, 2011
 
Kian (The Fire Trilogy, #1)
3.48
really liked it
I really wanted this to be longer. This has a novel's worth of plot in a novella length story. The parallel world could have done with more explanatio ...more
Feb 21, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
 
The Angel of 13th Street (The Angel of 13th Street, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
Another fabulous read from Eden Winters. This is a much grittier tale than The Wish, set in a much harsher world. Maybe that is what makes the charact ...more
May 29, 2010
May 21, 2010
 
Good as Gold (Rockhounds, #4)
3.71
really liked it
Rockhounds Book 4. Matt and Parker have proper jobs at a university, Matt as a professor and Parker as a security guard. They have recovered from Sier ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
 
Settling the Score
3.78
it was amazing
Another winner!

The main characters are loveable and easy to identify with. Joey and Troy have their own issues, but fit together so well. On the surf
...more
Mar 11, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
 
Hell Is in the Details
3.62
it was amazing
I'm not sure if you're really supposed to feel sorry for a demon, but I could sympathise with Benioth's confusion. His quota has been changed and nobo ...more
Feb 04, 2011
Feb 04, 2011
 
Sparks Fly
3.34
really liked it
Very enjoyable character driven romance with a side mystery plot.

The main characters Nic, the extrovert, sucessful entrepreneur, and Aidan, the introv
...more
Aug 02, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
Closer Than Breathing
2.96
really liked it
My copy was bought from the GLBT Bookshelf September Rummage Sale

I enjoyed the everyday life of Ben and his understated romance with Dale. The romance
...more
Oct 19, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
 
Between Brothers
3.24
really liked it
Not a book for those uncomfortable with the idea of incest! Brian loves his younger brother Joe obssessively and has avoided him for a lot of years be ...more
Feb 09, 2010
Feb 09, 2010
 
Mandarin Orange: Sweet and Sour (Fruit Basket, #3)
3.67
really liked it
I enjoyed this installment of the Fruit Basket series, perhaps not quite as much as the previous two but it was good and had some good humourous lines ...more
Aug 13, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
Goodmans Hotel
2.94
liked it
From GLBT Bookshelf September 2010 Rummage Sale

Another very British story. I didn't find Mark a very sympathetic character a lot of the time. He had m
...more
Feb 03, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Fire on the Mountain (Mountain, #1)
3.60
it was amazing
4.5 stars as I've only read it once so far. I've been saving this one for a while. I knew it would be good and I wanted to savour it properly. It was ...more
Feb 03, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
The Telling (The Telling, #1)
3.72
it was amazing
4.5 stars because it didn't blow me away like The Wish. I read part of it as the serialisation and then got the complete file so it was difficult gett ...more
Jan 31, 2009
Mar 28, 2010
 
Something About Trevor
3.38
really liked it
**spoiler alert** A fun gay-for-you story with a good dose of angst.

I did get confused occasionally between the 'straight' hero, Paul, and his friend
...more
Feb 13, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
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