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The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3)
4.47
it was ok
After Reading:

Frankly, this was sub-par and not at all worthy of Rick Riordan and the characters he's created (By that I mean Percy and Annabeth, not
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Oct 04, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)
4.04
it was ok
Er...ok. So this is not going to be a complimentary review, as you've probably already guessed by the rating.

I am a character-driven reader. I don't
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Mar 2012
Dec 16, 2011
 
Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1)
3.70
it was ok
I read this book. And stuff happens in it, but I truly couldn't tell you what because I haven't the foggiest idea what it was about. This book is like ...more
Jan 10, 2012
Sep 07, 2011
 
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
Story: ★★★ stars
*★ extra for standing out in the land of UF
*★ extra for including jollof rice and groundnut soup!!!!
GRAND TOTAL: ★★★★★ fat, very well
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Jul 05, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
 
An Indecent Proposition (The Secrets of Xanos #2)
3.48
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this one despite myself.

Oh sure, I had some issues with the story and with some of the characters, but it still didn't take away fro
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Mar 17, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Love, Come to Me
3.58
really liked it
★★★

At times like this I really wish GoodReads would let us use half-stars. This is the perfect example of a book caught midway between three and four
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Jan 14, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
 
Blood Cross (Jane Yellowrock, #2)
4.13
it was ok
2.5 tars

The first book in this series surprised me into enjoying it and checking out the rest of the books. Unfortunately, this book is a disappointin
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Feb 04, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
 
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
4.04
liked it
I'm sad to give this one a measly three stars because I was excited for this book. I was disappointed.

A lot of the plot was advanced by people who sh
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Feb 08, 2012
Dec 21, 2011
 
Don't Tempt Me (Fallen Women, #2)
3.80
did not like it
Reading this book made me angry. Mostly because of the heroine. All the other characters were bland/stupid/inconsequential/did not signify, even the h ...more
Dec 11, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
 
The Gray Wolf Throne (Seven Realms, #3)
4.39
liked it
Okay. I know several reviews are raving about it, but Seven Realm novel #3 felt more like filler than it did a solid novel. And I feel like the story ...more
Sep 29, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
 
Radiance (Wraith Kings, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
4.5 stars.

Very lovely, very heartwarming, at-times funny and sweet, at-times painful and heartbreaking, always impeccably written book. There was so
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Apr 20, 2016
Apr 20, 2016
 
Storm's Heart (Elder Races, #2)
3.96
it was ok
(Dislaimer: if it seems ranty, please note that i was hungry and sleep-deprived (and possibly moody) when i set out to write this review :O)
2.5 stars


I
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Aug 03, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
3.28
did not like it
Ok.

This was one of the books picked for me as part of a challenge, and after reading some of the reviews, I decided to go ahead with this one. Now I
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Dec 02, 2011
Dec 01, 2011
 
Death's Rival (Jane Yellowrock, #5)
4.29
liked it
Three stars do not accurately reflect my feeling/appreciation of this entry in the Jane Yellowrock saga, but more than three stars ignore the many pro ...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jul 18, 2013
 
Written in Red (The Others, #1)
4.29
it was amazing
reread March 7- March 8
Yes, I reread this book immediately after reading it because I had to. And once again, I was completely blown away.

The world
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Mar 06, 2016
Jul 20, 2013
 
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
3.92
really liked it
I don't even know if I should/can rate this book. Up until the last 50 or so pages, it took a lot of effort to slog through.

Ayi Kwei Armah set out to
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Mar 14, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
 
River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6)
4.26
liked it
It feels really blasphemous to be rating a Patty Briggs book so low :(, and to be fair, I liked it a lot more than many books I've rated three stars. ...more
Mar 18, 2012
Aug 31, 2011
 
Hired by the Cowboy (Windover Ranch #1)
3.68
did not like it

DNF

I finally gave up about 16% of the way through. For a contemporary novel, the premise is rather stupid: how will any responsible people who run a r
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Oct 15, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
 
A Little Bit Wild (York Family, #1)
3.70
did not like it
I finally gave up after slogging through 50% of this book.

The story is not much to go by, and the characters are not much to write home about, but wh
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Dec 08, 2011
Nov 26, 2011
 
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)
3.74
really liked it
★★★★

I am sure this is the start of a new and beautiful friendship with Ann Aguirre.

Sirantha Jax is a rare carrier of the J-gene, meaning she can jump
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Jan 21, 2012
Nov 06, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.25
it was amazing
"It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."


Funnily enough, this was never o
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Aug 14, 2012
not set
not set
Nov 06, 2010
 
An Heir to Make a Marriage
3.68
it was ok
Abby Green is one of the very best Harlequin Presents writers, and there's much to enjoy in most of her books. This one, however, happens to be one of ...more
Apr 18, 2016
Mar 28, 2016
 
Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2)
4.31
it was amazing
Patricia Briggs writes like Sharon Shinn: with a very quiet, understated elegance that engulfs you and immerses you in the story without you realising ...more
Dec 07, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
The Innocent's Dark Seduction
3.39
it was ok
Why, Jennie Lucas, why?

And why do the editors think it is a good idea to publish stories like these in 2009, for the love of all things holy?!
Dec 17, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed (Sons of Sin, #1)
3.84
it was amazing
When I saw that Anna Campbell had a new historical romance out I absolutely knew I had to request it. I was not wrong, not in the least. The book is w ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1)
4.13
it was amazing
THIS BOOK!

LOVED IT!

Well, not so much the first half - that was just meh. The writing was good, but I just could not get into it. Pia was annoying, but
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Jul 08, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
Imprisoned by a Vow
3.72
liked it
Hmmm. I am not sure my rating accurately reflects how I feel about this here story, so lemme attempt an explanation.

Joss, business man extraordinaire,
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Jul 24, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
 
Supernatural (Lords of Deliverance, #1.5; Demonica, #6.5; Guardians of Eternity, #7.6; Nightwalkers, #1.5; Dragon Kin, #0.4)
4.11
it was amazing
**NB: The rating is only for Dragon on Top by G.A. Aiken**

Throughout the Dragon Kin series, a recurring thread has been how much Ghleanna hated her fa
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Jun 17, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
 
Under Her Skin
3.91
really liked it
Pack - 3 stars
This is Jeaniene Frost's novellita, a tale of a girl bitten by a werewolf while on a hike in the park. It was a good story while it last
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Jan 23, 2012
Aug 06, 2011
 
Magic Strikes - Hot Tub (Curran POV #5)
4.39
really liked it
I LOVE my Curran (well, he's actually Kate's Curran, but we're not dealing with semantics here, hehe)!!

Hanging around in Curran's mind never fails to
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Mar 07, 2012
Mar 07, 2012
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