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First Test (Protector of the Small, #1)
4.24
it was amazing
As part of a personal project of mine, I have taken to reading some of my childhood favorites again. Some of them will stand the test of time, while o ...more
Oct 27, 2011
not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
Gathering Blue
3.80
really liked it
Picking up books for friends to read is always a tough job. How will you know what will fascinate them like you do yourself? Thankfully, the coworker ...more
Oct 24, 2011
not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
Blueprints of the Afterlife
3.71
Disclaimer: I love good books and I love good looking books. :)

Covergasm
Just picked this up on a trip to the local bookstore. Really should limit my
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not set
Feb 10, 2012
 
Theft of Swords (The Riyria Revelations, #1-2)
4.21
liked it
Theft of Swords would have earned a five star rating from me, except that at one point I was horribly bored reading it. The rest of the time it was fu ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
Ciao (On the Runway, #6)
3.92
it was ok
Ciao is not the type of book I would pick up and read on my own. I won this in a giveaway, my edition's an advanced reader's copy.

That being said, it
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Dec 18, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
 
Literacy and Longing in L.A.
2.96
liked it
For most of the book, I didn't like Dora at all. Maybe I saw too much of my own self-destructive behavior in her book binges, but I hated her.

I still
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Oct 19, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
3.87
it was amazing
Edited.

One thing I forgot to mention that I think should clue people in to how good this book is how I came to buy it. I found it on Goodreads and tho
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Oct 22, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
The Devotion of Suspect X
4.05
liked it
This book was one in a firstreads giveaway. I will be passing this on to someone else to read.

The characters were interesting, fresh, and different. F
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May 06, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
 
Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness #1)
4.27
liked it
In remembrance of all the great books I've read, I decided to start a project on reading some of my favorite books as a youth again now that I am olde ...more
Oct 25, 2011
not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
Page (Protector of the Small, #2)
4.22
it was amazing
Another of the many books from my childhood that I plan to read again. First Test was just as good as I remembered it, so now I'm moving on to Page.

No
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Oct 29, 2011
not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
Squire (Protector of the Small, #3)
4.27
it was amazing
As part of a project of mine, I am reading some of my childhood favorites again. Part fun, part exploration - I expect to learn something about myself ...more
Oct 31, 2011
not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
The Naming (The Books of Pellinor, #1)
4.00
it was amazing
This was in the young adult fiction shelf at my local bookstore and I was looking for a bigger book to read. This had an interesting blurb as well as ...more
May 16, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, #1)
4.20
liked it
This book set out to be science-fiction of the Stars before the distant future and after the near future with a focus on the people. I think it succee ...more
Jan 06, 2012
Nov 01, 2011
 
Terrier (Beka Cooper, #1)
4.16
it was amazing
In order to set myself up for reading Mastiff I am reading the first two books in the Beka Cooper series again.

Terrier starts off strong, with a comp
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Nov 09, 2011
not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
A Corner of the Universe
4.06
liked it
A Corner of the Unvierse moved me. It's set in the 1960s from the perspective of 12-year-old Hattie Owen. The introduction is especially good, I think ...more
Jan 2006
Oct 16, 2011
 
The Alchemist's Daughter
3.20
liked it
I am having a really hard time reading this book. I'm discovering the main reasons for this is due to two aspects about women (modern and historical) ...more
Mar 22, 2012
Oct 16, 2011
 
The Secret Hour (Midnighters, #1)
3.81
liked it
Excerpt on every review of Scott Westerfeld's book I've read:
Here's what I have got to say: If you haven't read Scott Westerfeld yet, make that a prio
...more
Mar 08, 2012
not set
Oct 10, 2011
 
The Night Circus
4.03
really liked it
26 January 2012

Marvelous, stunning, beautifully depicted...This is merely the praise for the aesthetic quality of the hardcover book! Today I went to
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Jan 29, 2012
Oct 15, 2011
 
Wildflower Hill
4.07
liked it
Disclaimer: I love good books and I love good looking books. :)

Covergasm

Not so much, but it's a pretty enough cover. However it's not the type of a
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Feb 23, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
 
The Killing of Worlds (Succession, #2)
4.08
liked it
Here's what I have got to say: If you haven't read Scott Westerfeld yet, make that a priority STAT. Every single Westerfeld book I have read, I have l ...more
Jun 29, 2012
Oct 10, 2011
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.91
really liked it
I've read some of Westerfeld's work before and enjoyed it. Uglies, Pretties, Specials, Extras, and So Yesterday all have a place on my real bookshelf. ...more
Nov 05, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
 
Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1)
3.98
liked it
**spoiler alert** This book is pretty basic, a bit cliche, but I think it's done well. So many seem to be repeats of the same storyline that I am bore ...more
Oct 15, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
So Yesterday
3.58
really liked it
Excerpt on every review of Scott Westerfeld's book I've read:
Here's what I have got to say: If you haven't read Scott Westerfeld yet, make that a prio
...more
Oct 27, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** At first the pace was slow and a bit boring, but it helped set the scene of a closed island murder mystery. This first book introduc ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 12, 2011
 
Crash (Visions, #1)
3.77
liked it
When I picked up this book, it was after starting The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann. I started looking around to see if there were any more books in the sh ...more
Mar 10, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
 
She Smells the Dead (Spirit Guide, #1)
3.43
did not like it
Like most paranormal romances, I find myself bored with this book and not feeling much of an urge to finish it.

I'm a bit stubborn and I will always re
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Nov 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.04
it was amazing
Normally I avoid reading books with romances. They get a bit cliche, boring, and awkward to read. I prefer books of fantasy, fighting, espionage, etc. ...more
Jan 20, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
 
Trash
3.66
liked it
Disclaimer: I buy cool looking books for semi-shallow reasons.

Covergasm
Makes me think the children are zombies, lol. I like it though, blue, green,
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Feb 24, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
 
The Risen Empire (Succession, #1)
3.88
liked it
The Risen Empire is the most unique science-fiction future book I have ever read. It has ideas that have never crossed my mind before and some that ha ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
 
Pretties (Uglies, #2)
3.85
it was amazing
Excerpt on every review of Scott Westerfeld's book I've read:
Here's what I have got to say: If you haven't read Scott Westerfeld yet, make that a prio
...more
not set
Oct 10, 2011
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