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Let the Right One In
4.07
it was amazing
This is one of my favorite books, I actually saw the Swedish film first, which was really well done, but to be honest, the book was so, so much better ...more
not set
Feb 14, 2010
 
Arabella
4.04
it was amazing
read: April 9, 2012

reread: December 2014, February 2015
Feb 28, 2015
Oct 06, 2011
 
Man Against the Future: 17 Topflight Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Yarns.
3.89
really liked it
I got this through Goodread's first reads giveaways.

First of all, let me say that all together this is a pretty brilliant collection. I didn't care fo
...more
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
 
Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles
4.22
really liked it
YES.

My Alice enthusiasm met my horror enthusiasm in a mash up of epic, gory proportions. Seriously. Most Alice retellings leave me supremely dissatisf
...more
May 28, 2017
May 12, 2017
 
Horns
3.92
really liked it
Well, first of all, I absolutely loved it. Joe Hill has made a fan out of me, Horns is far more impressive than Heart-Shaped Box, which seemed to move ...more
Mar 24, 2010
Mar 22, 2010
 
The Cypher (Guardians Inc. #1)
3.85
liked it
This is a neat little book. Thomas is fifteen when he discovers an ad for an assistant librarian position with an odd company, and gets an interview f ...more
Aug 03, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
 
Wuthering Heights
3.82
really liked it
First read: 2007

Re-read: September 2014
Sep 23, 2014
Feb 15, 2010
 
The Half-Made World (The Half-Made World, #1)
3.74
it was amazing
I received this book through goodreads giveways.

Honestly, this book is brilliant. Recommended for fans of alternate history, dystopia, and just plain
...more
Sep 12, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
 
Running with Scissors
3.70
it was ok
Meh.

I kind of felt like all he did was combine the most disturbing things he could think of into as few pages as possible for the shock factor rather
...more
not set
Apr 21, 2010
 
The Secrets of Successful Communication: A Simple Guide to Effective Encounters in Business (Big Brain vs. Little Brain Communication)
3.91
it was ok
I got this through goodreads first reads. Thanks!

This book is a lot of repetition. I mean a lot. How many times can you explain how important moments
...more
not set
Oct 12, 2011
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.22
really liked it
Whoops, I didn't realize until way invested that this edition is abridged. It's startlingly hard to find an unabridged edition.

Well, next time I'll re
...more
Jun 22, 2014
Apr 21, 2010
 
Jane Eyre
4.10
did not like it
**spoiler alert** This is like the Twilight of Victorian Literature.

You can read my review @ Booklikes!
May 22, 2010
Apr 21, 2010
 
The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story
3.68
really liked it
A little slow to start but once you got there, creepy is an understatement.
Jan 17, 2015
Feb 22, 2010
 
Matters of Mortology
4.06
really liked it
I got this through goodreads giveaways, thanks!

There are well rounded and fascinating characters contained in the pages of this novella. The main char
...more
Sep 25, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
 
Carnivalesque
2.87
it was ok
DNF at 22%. Neil Jordan has a fantastic and lyrical writing style but the story (or rather, lack thereof) didn't jive with me. It would have been okay ...more
not set
May 03, 2017
 
Turn of Mind
3.65
it was amazing
I got this through goodreads giveaways! Thanks.

Alice LaPlante's novel is entirely in the point of view of Dr. Jennifer White, who has early onset deme
...more
Sep 25, 2011
Aug 04, 2011
 
The 100 (The 100, #1)
3.56
liked it
I feel like my rating may be high because I really, really love the TV series.
Nov 17, 2016
Nov 17, 2016
 
Midnight Lantern: New and Selected Poems
4.22
liked it
This took a long time to get through, but it wasn't because it was bad! In fact I rather enjoyed the poetry while I was reading it--my main problem is ...more
not set
Aug 07, 2011
 
Anatomy of a Kidnapping: A Doctor's Story
3.59
it was amazing
I got this through goodread's giveaways! Thanks.

I really, really enjoyed this book, as an aspiring doctor it provides very good insight into the life
...more
Jan 11, 2012
Sep 19, 2011
 
A Work in Progress
3.68
did not like it
I got this through Goodreads Giveaways.

I agree mostly with Sandy from below. I think this is an earlier, unfinished copy.

However, I couldn't get into
...more
not set
Jul 13, 2011
 
Child Wonder
3.69
really liked it
I got this through goodreads giveaways! Thanks!

I liked this book. Something about the imagery, especially on the island, was really beautiful. That's
...more
Nov 20, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
Enter At Your Own Risk: Old Masters, New Voices
4.08
really liked it
I got this through goodreads giveaways. Thanks!

This is a pretty good anthology with a creepy feel. If you're looking for slashers and gore, this defin
...more
Dec 14, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
Global Time Lines
4.22
it was ok
I didn't enjoy it as much as I thought I would. The Global Time Lines were interesting and it was obvious the author put a lot of thought into how the ...more
Aug 17, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
Romancing the Countess (Romancing, #1)
3.70
liked it
I got this through goodreads first reads.

Yep, it's one of those novels with the headstrong female lead with a dark and handsome gentleman that comes a
...more
Aug 09, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
The Empty Crypts Vol: I
1.83
did not like it
Got this through goodreads giveaways!

I was aware this was a parody, so I thought it would be funny, but not... bad funny. That kind of humor doesn't r
...more
not set
Oct 12, 2011
 
Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little
3.65
it was amazing
This is a must read for people interested in language, and of course, writers.

It's really quite brilliant, the author really takes in account the diff
...more
Aug 12, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
 
Phantom Energy: [Very Short] Stories
4.19
really liked it
I got this through goodreads giveaways, thanks!

It's a nice little book full of interesting stories, really small, it'd be lucky to be a 100 pages. I'd
...more
Dec 29, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
 
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
4.08
it was amazing
This book, though only a couple hundred pages, packs quite the punch. The story is well thought out, the characters are compelling, and the best rewar ...more
not set
Apr 21, 2010
 
Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success
4.10
really liked it
There is some valuable information here.

I am a pantser. It has never worked for me. Not once.

That being said, this book did give me a lot of ideas, a
...more
May 26, 2014
Oct 04, 2011
 
The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist, #1)
3.89
it was amazing
This book was pretty sweet, I finished it in no time at all. It's more gory than I was thinking it would be, but that was more of a pleasant surprise, ...more
May 05, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
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