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Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2)
really liked it
FYI, intrepid readers: Do NOT read the blurbage/description for Blameless (book 3 of the series) until after you have read Changeless. It contains a m ...more
Apr 03, 2010
Oct 22, 2009
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
liked it
**6.12.2011 ETA: Finished book three and this is one of the most frustrating YA series I've read to date. If you've no tolerance for angsty, bratty, o ...more
Apr 2010
Jan 16, 2010
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1)
it was ok
ETA: I've continued reading this series and want to point out I gave books four and five considerably higher ratings. Four stars each.
Apr 25, 2010
Sep 14, 2009
Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2)
it was ok

Lover Eternal frustrated me in much the same way Dark Lover did.

I don't like Ward's depiction of women, nor do I like the whole bonding experi
Feb 22, 2010
Sep 22, 2009
Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #18)
it was ok
Good morning, boys and girls! Gather round Miss Michelle now. That's right. (Amelia, stop poking Mel. It's not nice.)

Today, we're going to do a littl
Feb 03, 2010
Sep 12, 2009
Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #19)
did not like it
If my updates weren’t expressive enough, I’ll reiterate: This is the most tedious drivel I’ve read in a long time…or perhaps ever.

Although the idea of
Jul 07, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, #5)
it was ok
Georgina Kincaid might be the most emotionally draining character I’ve ever encountered. In Succubus Shadows she’s perpetually depressed--consumed wit ...more
Apr 05, 2010
Jun 24, 2009
Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3)
really liked it
Oh. My. God!


I am one big fan-girl squeal.

I am also freaking out that I now have to wait (how many months? argh!) for the next install
Sep 14, 2017
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
liked it
I do not like Rose Hathaway. She is reckless, arrogant, and often illogical. She is a braggart of the worst sort, which prevents me from appreciating ...more
Apr 14, 2010
Dec 16, 2009
On the Edge (The Edge, #1)
really liked it

On the Edge might be called a romance by some. I prefer to think of it as UF with a happy ending. For the most part, it lacks many of the trapp
Mar 08, 2010
Dec 05, 2009
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)
really liked it

The short of it?

It's gritty, unapologetic, and fast-paced. Jax and her shipmates are thoroughly unhinged, but mostly pragmatic, with a biting hum
Jan 26, 2010
Jan 14, 2010
Somebody Killed His Editor (Holmes & Moriarity, #1)
really liked it

I absolutely love Josh Lanyon. He writes the perfect blend of thrilling mystery, quirky comedy, and sweet and sexy romance. He makes me tense,
Mar 20, 2010
Nov 01, 2009
Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3)
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Killer ladybugs! Nightgowned knights! Floote fighting?! Not to mention lots of pesto…Blameless has it all!

Even though I haven’t bee
Oct 13, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
liked it
**September 2017 re-read: 4 stars.**

**Having now read books 2 and 3, the series is utterly worth slogging through the FBS. 1.13.10**

I'm having the mos
Sep 11, 2017
Jan 04, 2010
Jan 29, 2009
Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, #1)
liked it
With Magic to the Bone, Devon Monk creates a world of magic that’s a little different from the usual urban fantasy. This first installment was enjoyab ...more
May 09, 2010
Jun 10, 2009
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
really liked it

Midnight Riot is a promising beginning to Aaronovitch’s series. Following PC Peter Grant of the London Metro Police (a mixed-race hero - hurra
Dec 17, 2010
Oct 09, 2010
Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2)
really liked it
Frostbite was a huge improvement over the first book of the series. Mead still telegraphs her plot from practically page one (clue-by-fours abound), b ...more
May 07, 2010
May 06, 2010
Would-Be Witch (Southern Witch, #1)
really liked it
Would-Be Witch is a little helter-skelter at times, but it's a very fun read. It reminded me a bit of the Sookie Stackhouse series, but with a much gr ...more
Jan 17, 2010
Aug 09, 2009
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
really liked it
**September 2017 re-read: Still carried away by the battle, and by the emotions that result. And that ending...I still LOVE that ending.**

I think the
Sep 13, 2017
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home (Season 8, #1)
really liked it
I initially scoffed at the thought of a GN continuation of the television series. I'll admit that I wasn't particularly enthused by graphic novels in ...more
Jun 06, 2010
May 31, 2010
Barely Bewitched (Southern Witch, #2)
really liked it
Only a week has passed since the events of Would-Be Witch, and there's no chance of the world slowing down for Tammy Jo's sake.

She's barely come into
Jan 24, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
Clash of the Sissies
really liked it
From the licensing page (Imagine! The licensing page!), I had a pretty fair idea that this writer would amuse me:

This book is distributed under the Cr
Mar 28, 2010
Mar 28, 2010
Nine Princes in Amber (The Chronicles of Amber #1)
really liked it

I'm not one for strict fantasy novels. Or at least, I haven't been up to this point. Lately, I've wanted to give the genre another go, inspired b
Feb 07, 2010
Feb 05, 2009
My Soul to Save (Soul Screamers, #2)
liked it
For some reason this book makes me feel old. Old as dirt, like no other YA has thus far.

Kaylee once again inserts herself in a dangerous situation bec
Jan 15, 2010
Sep 07, 2009
Magic in the Blood (Allie Beckstrom, #2)
liked it
A freaky ending, an interesting magic system, and mysterious societies lurking on the fringe have convinced me to read the third book. But, I have my ...more
Dec 20, 2010
May 10, 2010
Defending Angels (Beaufort & Company, #1)
liked it

Defending Angels is the first book in the Beaufort & Company series. A blend of mystery and fantasy, the story focuses on Brianna Winston-B
Apr 10, 2010
Jul 05, 2009
Claymore, Vol. 1: Silver-eyed Slayer (Claymore, #1)
really liked it
Not quite a four, but strong enough--especially for my first manga!

This fantasy tale centers on gruesome man-eating creatures that take human form, a
Oct 11, 2010
Oct 05, 2010
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4)
really liked it

Another fabulous installment from Ilona Andrews. This series continues to improve!

Kate is smart, courageous, sassy and sarcastic. She's got to
Sep 15, 2017
May 29, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
The Ghost Wore Yellow Socks
really liked it
Oh. My. God. How freakin' cute are these two? Loved it!

Coming off of a mediocre piece of UF, I needed fun, brisk, and engaging. Josh Lanyon knows how
Feb 13, 2010
Nov 16, 2009
Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
it was amazing
Welcome to Lovecraft is a thrilling mix of mystery, magic, and terror.

Starting with a home invasion, Locke & Key proves Hill and Rodriguez have n
Sep 02, 2012
not set
Jun 22, 2010
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