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The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.12
it was ok
I've been on a dystopia roll recently, it seems. So here goes. This is supposed to be 1984 for children.

Jonas, the protagonist, is a 12 year old boy
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Oct 03, 2011
Jul 05, 2011
 
Tender Morsels
3.57
it was amazing


I have to admit that the thing that first attracted me to this book was the wonderful cover art. However, for once, it appears that I was right to jud
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Oct 19, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.24
it was ok
Warning: this review is long and ranty and contains swearwords and possible spoilers (although I tried not to be too revealing).

So, for me, this book
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Apr 14, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
3.96
it was ok
Ghosts, haunted houses, tragic heroines and but-kicking heroes. This was supposed to be my perfect Halloween read. Just look at that cover. And that t ...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.26
really liked it
I am generally pretty healthy. I have stayed in hospitals twice in my life, once when my daughter was born and once last summer when I had some fluke ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
 
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
4.07
it was ok
I am the first to admit I am not the target audience for this book. A YA romance set in a boarding school in Paris with that cover and that title. Rea ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
 
Nevermore (Nevermore, #1)
3.87
really liked it


Woo hoo. Finally, we have a book that proves conclusively that freaky goth boys can be hot too and totally datable. I'm kidding. I was quite surprised
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Aug 23, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
 
Little Brother
3.94
really liked it
Little Brother is a story of Marcus Yallow, aka W1n5ton, aka M1k3y, who lives in San Francisco in a not too distant future. I was going to say that Ma ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
Unearthly (Unearthly, #1)
4.06
really liked it
Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

That's the sound of me flying through the pages of this book. This is going directly onto my "my own personal brand of heroin"
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Jun 11, 2012
Oct 12, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
What a ride. I have read the entire series in just under three days and probably need a few days to absorb the whole thing properly. Just wanted to jo ...more
May 25, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.52
did not like it
"I FELT LIKE I WAS TRAPPED IN ONE OF THOSE TERRIFYING NIGHTMARES…"

Indeed, that is exactly how I felt when reading this... book (for want of a better w
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not set
Nov 30, 2010
 
Hallowed (Unearthly, #2)
4.14
it was amazing
4.5 stars

My goodness. I whizzed through the first book within a day and couldn't wait to read the next instalment in the series. Yet I approached it w
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Jun 12, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.30
liked it
I meant to write a review but I was feeling quite ambivalent about this book. Still do. I guess I'd better jot some thoughts down before I get complet ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
 
Lips Touch: Three Times
3.87
it was amazing
I am generally a very sceptical person. I am an atheist, I don't believe in the supernatural and most conspiracy theories make me laugh. Unless I have ...more
Feb 16, 2012
Jul 31, 2011
 
Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga, #1.2)
3.89
I gave up after about 20 pages or so. The conversation between the parents at the very beginning felt very staged and completely re-defined them as ch ...more
Aug 19, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
Hourglass (Hourglass, #1)
3.80
it was ok
Too much romance, not enough science, instalove, love triangle, mediocre writing, an annoying super special super gorgeous heroine who is constantly s ...more
Aug 09, 2017
Aug 05, 2017
 
Go Ask Alice
3.77
liked it
I think this was one of the first books I read in English and I did enjoy it at the time, although I can barely remember what the story was now (a goo ...more
not set
Dec 02, 2010
 
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1)
4.10
really liked it
None
Sep 2012
Aug 28, 2012
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go
3.96
liked it
None
Sep 28, 2014
Dec 03, 2010
 
A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1)
3.99
it was ok
None
not set
Dec 06, 2010
 
His Dark Materials (His Dark Materials #1-3)
4.25
it was amazing
None
not set
Dec 02, 2010
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.10
it was amazing
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
4.07
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
4.23
liked it
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)
4.33
liked it
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)
4.39
liked it
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5)
4.50
liked it
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.53
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
4.38
really liked it
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.46
it was amazing
None
not set
Feb 02, 2011
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