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What Alice Forgot
4.05
it was ok
487 pages of pure torture!
What Alice Forgot was not at all what I expected. That should teach me never to read a book that hasn’t been rated by at le
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Jul 05, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
The Sky Is Everywhere
4.03
it was amazing
Each time someone dies, a library burns.

First of all, let me just say that reading this as an ebook is a crime against literature and should be puni
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Oct 03, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
 
Half-Blood (Covenant, #1)
4.16
it was ok
In Daimon, the short story prequel, Alex’s mother was killed by a group of Strigoi daimons, but Alex was lucky enough to escape. At the beginning of H ...more
Oct 06, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Night School (Night School, #1)
4.03
it was ok
I always enjoy boarding school books (unless they’re contemporary, in which case I tend to run away screaming), and I’d hoped Night School would be a ...more
Apr 30, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
 
The Catastrophic History of You and Me
4.04
really liked it
Confession time: I was pretty sure I would love this book even before it showed up in my mailbox. I loved the title, I liked the cover, and the descri ...more
Feb 06, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
Nightshade (Nightshade #1; Nightshade World #4)
4.03
did not like it
This is undoubtedly the worst YA novel I've read this year. I suffered through about 50% of the audiobook, i.e. 6 long, excruciating hours, waiting fo ...more
Jul 06, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
4.5 stars
I’ll start with this: Gameboard of the Gods is a definite step up for Richelle Mead. It is her most ambitious project in terms of worldbuildi
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Apr 15, 2013
Apr 05, 2013
 
The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1)
4.10
liked it
Sometimes you read a book, you moderately enjoy it, but when you finish it, you have very little to say about it. This is one of those times. The Immo ...more
Apr 04, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
The Redemption of Ajax (The Mephisto Covenant, #1)
3.85
did not like it
I am very sorry, but this is unreadable. It's not often that a book makes me this angry. In fact, I don't remember the last time it happened. I'd hone ...more
Aug 22, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
The Mad Scientist’s Daughter
3.79
really liked it
The Mad Scientist’s Daughter takes place over the course of many years. At the beginning, Cat, the daughter of two accomplished scientist, is only eig ...more
Dec 06, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
 
Deadly Little Secret (Touch, #1)
3.86
it was ok
Two stars might be just a little too generous, but that's me, all heart.

At the beginning of the summer, Camelia almost got hit by a car, but a myster
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Feb 18, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
 
Struck (Struck, #1)
3.68
liked it
My name is Mia Price, and I'm a human lightning rod.

After an incredibly promising start and a lot of excitement on my part, the second half of Struc
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Mar 04, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
Harbinger
3.22
did not like it
”Whether you know it or not, each one of you is at a critical turning point. If you are willing, there is still time to turn back from the terminal p ...more
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
 
Touched
3.77
it was ok
I am used to reading bad books. I try very hard not to, I pick every one very carefully, but I often end up with something I’d been doing my best to a ...more
Mar 29, 2012
Nov 12, 2011
 
Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)
3.93
liked it
2.5 stars


I believe that, consciously or unconsciously, every author has a list of priorities he/she keeps in mind when writing a book. I know that ev
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Aug 16, 2011
Jun 06, 2011
 
Nightshifted (Edie Spence, #1)
3.40
really liked it
Edit 05/25: Visit The Nocturnal Library for an interview with Cassie Alexander and a giveaway of Nightshifted.

3.5 stars

Never judge a book by its cov
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May 17, 2012
Nov 12, 2011
 
Cold Kiss (Cold Kiss, #1)
3.45
really liked it
4.5 stars

We were completely different. Danny was tall, sweet, graceful despite legs that went on forever. I was little, moody, uncoordinated. We didn
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Oct 20, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
Fractured Light
3.97
it was ok
1.5 star

I hate being lied to as much as the next person. The book description on Netgalley led me to believe that Fractured Light is a YA fantasy book
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Jan 02, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
 
The Book of Blood and Shadow
3.55
it was ok
After a promising start, The Book of Blood and Shadow turned out to be my biggest disappointment in 2012. I never expected to have to struggle to fini ...more
May 29, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, #6)
4.49
really liked it
After no less than 26 agonizing months, Magic Rises, the long-awaited sixth installment in the Kate Daniels series is finally here. Breaths are being ...more
Jul 12, 2013
Dec 06, 2011
 
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
4.27
it was amazing
Sometimes there are no words.

A year and a half ago, when I first read The Raven Boys, I was thoroughly impressed. Everything in my brain screamed that
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Nov 24, 2013
Oct 06, 2012
 
A Long, Long Sleep (UniCorp #1)
3.83
really liked it
Usually when I intend to review a book, I choose to wait a while, gather my thoughts, decide how I really feel and then start writing. Rose’s story wa ...more
Sep 16, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Pink
3.73
it was ok
Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later: an Aussie YA novel I didn’t enjoy at all! In fact, if not for my two wonderful readalong partners who ma ...more
Sep 09, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
The Returning
3.12
really liked it
5 stars for quality, 3 stars for personal enjoyment.
The Returning isn't a book I would normally choose to read, because a) I try to avoid historical f
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May 25, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
Liars, Inc.
3.58
really liked it
Here’s a fair warning: don’t start reading Liars Inc. right before bedtime or when you have other, more important things to do. That will not end well ...more
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
 
Crave (Crave, #1)
3.88
did not like it
1.5 stars!

This is another fine example of why you should never judge a book by its covers. The cover is beautiful and that’s what got me into trouble
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Jul 31, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
 
Something Strange and Deadly (Something Strange and Deadly, #1)
3.76
liked it
Ever since her father passed away, Eleanor Fitt’s life hasn’t been the same. Her brother Elijah is away in college, the money is seriously lacking, an ...more
May 20, 2012
Nov 20, 2011
 
Silver-Tongued Devil (Sabina Kane, #4)
4.04
liked it
3.5 stars
*cue dramatic music*

Orphaned twin sisters, half vampires and half mages, were separated at birth. One was raised by the vampires, the other b
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Dec 03, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
 
Miss World
3.96
liked it
I didn’t even have to read the entire description of Miss World to know that it’s something I desperately want to read. All I needed to know was that ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Dec 08, 2011
 
This Girl Is Different
3.58
liked it
I finished reading this book over a month ago, and I'm still at a loss on how to review it. I had a great time reading it, I really wanted to know how ...more
Jul 29, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
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