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The Lightkeeper's Ball (Mercy Falls, #3)
4.12
it was ok
Actual rating: 2.5

I was disappointed by this book, even though I quite enjoyed it. I really liked the premise and I expected a good mix of mystery and
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Mar 17, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
 
Lost in the River of Grass
3.84
really liked it
"Well, quit thinking everything is an alligator. They are more afraid of you than you are of them."
"Maybe that's true for you, but I can promise it's
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Feb 16, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Ward Against Death (Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer, #1)
3.67
really liked it
Ward Against Death was an unexpected but welcome breath of fresh air in comparison with other paranormal romances. Actually, if I have to be accurate, ...more
Jul 12, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
Spellbound (Spellbound, #1)
3.88
really liked it
Spellbound was a surprisingly enjoyable read, very fun in some parts and very sweet in others.

The plot was pretty foreseeable (girl meets boy and has
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Jun 17, 2011
Apr 16, 2011
 
These Things Hidden
3.85
it was amazing
Rating Clarification: 4.5

"It's hard to explain. I was perfect."
"And..."
"And then I wasn't."



Allison, the ex-perfect girl. She gets out of prison and ju
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Feb 20, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
The Summer Before Boys
3.62
it was ok
Rrating Clarification: 2.5

The Summer Before Boys is a pretty short and very sweet story about a normal girl, Julia, who's just beginning her early yea
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May 05, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
In a Treacherous Court (Susanna Horenbout and John Parker, #1)
3.70
it was ok
I didn't like In a Treacherous Court as much as I expected to and I'm not sure that I'm going to read the next installments.

Although I liked the main
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Jul 17, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
Bite Me (Demon Underground, #1)
3.73
liked it
Bite Me was an engaging, tough not very original, read. I have to admit that after the first quarter of the book, which was pretty rushed and introduc ...more
Apr 19, 2011
Apr 17, 2011
 
Ordinary Beauty
4.20
it was amazing
When I saw this book by Laura Wiess on Simon & Schuster's newsletter, I had the feeling I'd already heard the author's name and, after a rapid sea ...more
Jun 11, 2011
May 17, 2011
 
Ashfall (Ashfall, #1)
3.96
really liked it
My Rating: Er, 4+? 4.25? Well, you get the idea.

I'm glad that, when this title showed up on netGalley, I was curious enough to request it. It revealed
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Oct 16, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
Wildefire (Wildefire, #1)
3.73
did not like it
I am...not impressed. Mostly because while reading I had the feeling that the author chose each word with the intent of creating a story so great it w ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Dec 28, 2010
 
Tris & Izzie
2.58
did not like it
I am so not impressed.

First of all, don't get tricked by the awfully cute cover (seriously, it's such a waste), nor by the title, who obviously refers
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Oct 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
The King's Courtesan
3.79
really liked it
I didn't know The King's Courtesan was a sort of sequel to Libertine's Kiss, otherwise I would have read it first, but I guess it doesn't really matte ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
 
Populazzi
3.66
really liked it
When I started reading Populazzi, I didn't expect it to be so entertaining, nor so addictive. In fact it was such a surprise that I couldn't literally ...more
Jul 08, 2011
Dec 28, 2010
 
The Cellar
3.19
did not like it
When I requested this title on netGalley, I didn't really know what to expect. I rarely read books about zombies, they're not really my thing, but I t ...more
Mar 13, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
Try Me (Demon Underground, #2)
3.91
liked it
My Rating: 3.5

Try Me is the second installment in the Demon Underground series and whereas in the first one we see a young Val fighting for her place
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Apr 20, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
 
Ember (Darkest London, #0.5)
3.68
really liked it
Brilliant! This short story was so enthralling, I began looking for Firelight right after I finished it.

Never mind the references to the Beauty and th
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Feb 05, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Always a Witch (Witch, #2)
3.96
liked it
Rating Clarification: 3.5

The adventures of Tam and Gabriel continue with more time travel, Talents, spy works, and, of course, the evil Knights.

I must
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Feb 15, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
Kiss of Darkness (Dark Bonds, #1)
3.53
liked it
In Kiss of Darkness, Winter is a hybrid who's almost reached the end of her days. The only way to save herself from her demon half is to find a mate a ...more
Mar 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Where Demons Fear to Tread (The Company of Angels, #1)
3.61
really liked it
Rating: 3.5

Where Demons Fear to Tread was yet another of this summer reads' surprises and, much like for The King's Courtesan, I enjoyed this more tha
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Aug 06, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
Halflings (Halflings, #1)
3.71
it was ok
Although I was hooked up at the beginning, what with the interesting main characters and the intriguing oh-so-hot halflings, this book turned out to b ...more
Jan 31, 2012
Jun 26, 2011
 
Like Clockwork
3.20
liked it
Victoria is a young scientist who contributed to the invention of the automatons, a great innovation that quickly expanded to the industrial area, cau ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Pearl in the Sand
4.27
really liked it
My Rating: 4.5

My Review:

Pearl in the Sand is by far one of the best books I've read lately. I didn't know what to expect since the author did a pretty
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Mar 19, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Love Story
3.62
liked it
Actual Rating: 3.5

Love Story was my first novel by Jennifer Echols and after all the good things I've heard about her books, I was fairly excited to b
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Jun 30, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1)
3.59
really liked it
I have to admit I was very surprised by Sarah Porter's debut novel. I'd read several reviews in which the readers complained about the mermaids' wicke ...more
Jun 27, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
Shine
3.84
really liked it
Rating Clarification: 4.5

When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in her small tow
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Feb 11, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
Possession (Possession, #1)
3.59
liked it
Possession was a weird book. It was full of action, of tech, of mystery and bad guys and I must admit I was pretty confused till I finished the first ...more
May 31, 2011
Feb 05, 2011
 
The Restorer (Graveyard Queen, #1)
3.92
really liked it
My rating: 4.5

Wow! I hadn't read a book this good - and creepy - in a while.

Besides the captivating writing, the realistic and charming characters, th
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Apr 12, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
 
The Betrayal of Maggie Blair
3.48
really liked it
Maggie Blair is a young orphan who lives with her grandmother, an old, quick-tempered lady, in a little Scottish village. Her life isn't perfect, bu s ...more
Mar 16, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
 
The Kingdom (Graveyard Queen, #2)
4.06
really liked it
Even though The Kingdom didn't live up to my expectations (which I had probably set a bit too high after the astounding first installment, The Restore ...more
Mar 09, 2012
May 29, 2011
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