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The Rithmatist (Rithmatist, #1)
4.25
it was amazing
Pre-read reaction, October 2011:

I have only a vague idea what it's about. But it's by Sanderson, so *cue droning robot voice* . . . I will read it. I
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May 19, 2013
Oct 04, 2011
 
The Aztlanian (Rithmatist, #2)
4.17
2017? Oh dusts! x-(
not set
May 19, 2013
 
Parallel
3.86
it was amazing
Parallel blew my mind.

I went into this book thinking it would be young adult science fiction, which is a genre I love. It was. But it was also a roman
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Mar 07, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
 
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.57
it was amazing
This book was truly marvelous, even better than the first.

A thing to keep in mind when undertaking the reading of The Name of the Wind or The Wise Man
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Mar 18, 2011
Dec 22, 2010
 
Fire
4.11
Kristin Cashore created a gorgeous world in this book. Unfortunately, the main character and I did not get along, so my overall impression of the book ...more
Dec 21, 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
4.30
I have mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, there were some really great things about it. For example, the fantasy world was fully formed ...more
Jul 26, 2011
May 20, 2011
 
Virals (Virals #1)
3.94
really liked it
I'm a sucker for good writing, and in my opinion, the writing in this book is excellent. Varied and vivid verb choices, great word-painting, and a uni ...more
Dec 17, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
 
These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1)
3.92
April 2, 2012: This sounds like an original and romantic concept. I'm gonna need this now.

July 25, 2013: I got it from NetGalley. Thank you, Disney Hy
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May 11, 2014
Apr 02, 2012
 
Echo
3.63
You probably shouldn't trust my opinion on this one, so I'll just abstain from rating it.

ARCs are now available from Edelweiss.
not set
Jan 30, 2012
 
All Our Yesterdays
4.03
it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

When the story opens, we find the main character, Em, held captive in a cell, staring at a drain. This may sound dull,
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Jun 30, 2013
May 16, 2013
 
The Man Who Folded Himself
3.82
This book wasn't what I was looking for.

I wanted a book about time travel, about changing the past and the future, and about some sort of time machine
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May 06, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
Vicious (Villains, #1)
4.25
it was amazing
Vicious was so incredibly refreshing. It was everything I hoped it would be.

When the story opens, Victor and his buddies are digging up a grave. And t
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Sep 21, 2013
May 03, 2013
 
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
4.23
April 25, 2011:

This is the first book that I have ever reviewed without first having finished reading the book. I think 44% is enough to make a fair j
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not set
Apr 25, 2011
 
Spell Checked (Logic, #1)
3.64
Updated Review: This book has been edited since I originally reviewed it. Since future readers will be reading the newly edited version, it seems only ...more
Jan 31, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
 
Fire Baptized (Santeria Habitat, #1)
3.77
it was amazing
Fire Baptized is an action-packed, sexy, murder mystery. There wasn't a moment in the book when I wasn't completely engaged. Lanore commanded my atten ...more
Jan 09, 2012
Dec 21, 2011
 
Iced (Fever, #6)
4.12
Most of the way through, I planned to give this book three stars. But I loved the last 20% or so, and a good ending leaves me with a good final impres ...more
Nov 04, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
 
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
3.77
January 3, 2015: Adding this back to my reading list for a second attempt.

September 25, 2012: Not my thing.

(Yes, I quit another book. Shush, Damali!)
not set
Apr 10, 2011
 
Silksinger (Faeries of Dreamdark, #2)
4.29
I've been searching for a copy of this out-of-print book at a reasonable price for months. I finally have it in possession! My precious!
not set
Dec 20, 2010
 
Don't Call Me Angel
3.28
Well, I wrote it . . . so I would just give it five stars.

Excerpt: Clicky-clicky
not set
Mar 01, 2012
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
it was amazing
George R.R. Martin must be a fascinating guy. Between all the incest and the lack of qualms when it comes to the killing or injuring of well-liked cha ...more
May 30, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
Hyde (Hyde, #1)
3.75
it was amazing
I can't recall the last time I was this into a book. Wow, this was awesome. This may be my favorite book that I've read so far this year--definitely t ...more
Jul 07, 2012
Jul 04, 2012
 
Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
4.06
really liked it
Got it from Edelweiss. Thank you, HarperCollins!

This was one of my favorite reads of 2014. (I read an advance reader copy in November.)

Mare lives in a
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Nov 29, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
 
Talon of the Unnamed Goddess
3.90
really liked it
I give the content four stars. I enjoyed this book immensely. In fact, I spent most of my Saturday reading it, which is saying a lot because I general ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
 
Easy (Contours of the Heart, #1)
4.09
it was amazing
This is the first romance book I've ever considered a favorite. See, I'm putting it on my favorites shelf along with Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Mistb ...more
Sep 26, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
 
Starflight
3.87
Pitched to Disney-Hyperion as "a romantic 'Firefly' for teens, in which a displaced princess and her best-friend-with-benefits must solve the mystery ...more
Feb 28, 2018
not set
not set
Mar 18, 2015
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.00
it was amazing
I don't know how I'd feel about it as an adult. But I do remember that I absolutely adored this book when I read it as a kid. It's on my favorites she ...more
not set
Jun 09, 2011
 
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
4.33
really liked it
Four stars may be a tad bit generous for this one. I definitely give it more than three stars. And I liked it significantly more than I liked Magic Bi ...more
Jul 10, 2011
May 11, 2011
 
Royal Street (Sentinels of New Orleans, #1)
3.67
Overall, not for me.

Drusilla is a Green Congress wizard living in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hits. She leaves the city before the hurricane hi
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Apr 24, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.22
I enjoyed the first thirty percent and the final twenty percent of this book. The opening was fun intriguing, with a great hook. Celaena, an assassin, ...more
Sep 03, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
 
Warbreaker (Warbreaker, #1)
4.25
really liked it
Most of this book gets three stars from me, but the ending gets a solid five.

I found the magic system creative and fascinating. Essentially, each norm
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Jan 04, 2011
Dec 16, 2010
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