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Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
4.04
really liked it
**spoiler alert** More adventures of Harry Dresden. I found Harry to be more likable in this book - maybe because he re-examined some of his old-fashi ...more
Mar 30, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
Griffin's Daughter (Griffin's Daughter Trilogy, #1)
3.61
really liked it
Read this book as a monthly read for the Fantasy Book Club.

I enjoyed this story and am looking forward to the sequels. I would like to see what happen
...more
Feb 28, 2009
Jun 12, 2008
 
Hexwood
3.97
really liked it
**spoiler alert** The five Reignors have ruled the universe for thousands of years. Now, on a tiny uncivilized planet far from the political center of ...more
Jun 02, 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
Bridge of Birds (The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox, #1)
4.30
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This book is different from most fantasy novels I have read. It is more like a hero quest, where the heroes (Li Kao and Number Ten O ...more
Mar 14, 2009
Jul 10, 2008
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I just now came across this on the 'recent reviews' page - the strange thing is that I literally pulled this book, at random, from t ...more
Dec 26, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
 
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
4.25
it was amazing
This is one of those books that really needs the half star rating - I gave it 5 stars, but it probably should be a 4.5. I decided to round up...
This i
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Jun 25, 2008
May 29, 2008
 
Alphabet of Thorn
4.05
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Alphabet of Thorns is a coming of age story for several different characters. There's a young translator Nepenthe. A young mage, Bou ...more
Mar 2009
Apr 28, 2008
 
The City & the City
3.91
really liked it
I enjoyed this book, although it was not as mind-bending as Perdido Street Station. It's much smaller in scope and in the complexity of the ideas expl ...more
Dec 29, 2009
Dec 29, 2009
 
The Crown Conspiracy (The Riyria Revelations, #1)
4.15
really liked it
This was a fun, quick read. I'm happy to know that it's the start of a series and I will meet these characters in future books.
This is a fantasy set
...more
Apr 02, 2009
Dec 11, 2008
 
The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, #3)
4.46
really liked it
**spoiler alert** A satisfying conclusion to the Mistborn trilogy. The characters in this book become increasingly desperate as it becomes evident tha ...more
Jan 09, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
 
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
3.52
liked it
Well, this was slightly better than Twilight. It actually had something of a plot throughout the book - Bella gets dumped by Edward, and then is in th ...more
Apr 03, 2009
Apr 04, 2009
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
really liked it
It took awhile to catch my attention, but by the end I was ready to move into the next book in the series.
Mar 28, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
3.69
really liked it
This was better than Twilight and New Moon. The plot was coherent and consistent throughout the book. None of the characters annoyed me too much, alth ...more
Apr 04, 2009
Apr 04, 2009
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
liked it
Downgrading my rating from an initial 4 stars to 3, after some reflection...
I won't go into Bella's character or the flaws in the relationship as view
...more
Apr 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag, #1)
3.96
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** This has not been the most enjoyable fantasy novel I've read, but I think it might be the most compelling. From the beginning, I was ...more
Jun 28, 2009
Oct 09, 2008
 
Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #4)
4.19
really liked it
In book 4 of the Enchanted Forest Chronicles, the narrator is Daystar, Cimorene's son. He is on a sent on a quest with a magical sword. Along the way, ...more
May 30, 2009
Mar 06, 2009
 
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3)
4.18
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Another fun Harry Dresden adventure - this one mostly concerns vampires, with some ghosts thrown in to the mix as well. I liked the ...more
Apr 2009
Mar 06, 2009
 
A Princess of Landover (Magic Kingdom of Landover, #6)
3.82
really liked it
I finally read this book, which I won through the Goodreads First Reads program almost three years ago. I misplaced the book in a move, and have final ...more
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
 
Lirael (The Abhorsen Trilogy, #2)
4.29
it was amazing
This is the sequel to Sabriel and starts nearly 14 years after the events in Sabriel.
Lirael is a daughter of the Clayr, a mysterious group of women wh
...more
Jun 08, 2009
Jun 08, 2009
 
Calling on Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #3)
4.20
really liked it
In book 3 of Enchanted Forest Chronicles, the sword belonging to the King of the Enchanted Forest is stolen by those dastardly wizards. Cimorene and h ...more
May 30, 2009
May 30, 2009
 
Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
3.89
really liked it
Not quite as riveting as His Majesty's Dragon but still a good book.
Dec 14, 2008
Nov 25, 2008
 
The Bear and the Nightingale
4.14
it was amazing
I was lucky enough to receive a free digital advance copy of this book from the Penguin First to Read program.
This was a fantastic fantasy novel set
...more
Jan 09, 2017
Jan 07, 2017
 
The Graveyard Book
4.12
really liked it
I enjoyed this book - it was a quick read! It reminded me a bit of A Night in the Lonesome October. The graveyard scenes - characters named Jack. The ...more
Nov 22, 2008
Oct 10, 2008
 
Abhorsen (Abhorsen, #3)
4.29
it was amazing
This is the satisfying conclusion to the Abhorsen Trilogy.

In the prologue, Sabriel and Touchstone are victims of an assassination plot in Ancelstierr
...more
Jun 08, 2009
Jun 08, 2009
 
The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1; Rincewind #1)
3.97
really liked it
This was a very humorous book, a cross between science fiction and fantasy. It reminded me of Douglas Adams and Christopher Stasheff.
The story did not
...more
Aug 04, 2008
Jul 12, 2008
 
Fire (Graceling Realm, #2)
4.12
it was amazing
I wish I had time to write a real review for this book - it deserves it.
This was a nice companion/prequel to Graceling. I finished both books wanting
...more
Feb 19, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
 
Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #2)
4.25
really liked it
In the sequel to Dealing With Dragons, the Dragon King Kazul is kidnapped. Princess Cimorene and the King of the Enchanted Forest join forces in their ...more
May 28, 2009
May 29, 2009
 
Elantris (Elantris, #1)
4.17
it was amazing
This is an incredible stand-alone fantasy novel. Elantris was once the home of near god-like people, with incredible powers. The inhabitants of Elantr ...more
Jun 19, 2009
Nov 30, 2008
 
Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)
4.03
really liked it
**spoiler alert** In this time travel novel, a historian (Kivrin) is inadvertently sent back in time to a medieval English village at the beginning of ...more
Apr 13, 2011
Dec 04, 2008
 
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.92
liked it
I wanted to love this book - the idea of a literary detective is so much fun. I enjoyed this book, but on the whole, it just seemed kind of flat. I fe ...more
Jun 10, 2009
Jul 22, 2008
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