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Carrier of the Mark (Carrier, #1)
3.52
liked it
I'm delighted that I was able to win an ARC from a competition that Leigh hosted on her blog and at the book's Facebook page. Now, I'm even more delig ...more
Apr 07, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
 
Blink Once
4.03
it was amazing
Blink Once is what I would call a contemporary story with paranormal elements. At the heart of the story is a high school boy who has been in a biking ...more
not set
Jul 22, 2012
 
Starters (Starters, #1)
3.91
it was amazing
Dystopian, mystery, and thriller come together in this novel. There are secrets, deception, and the threat of the unknown. From the first page, Lissa ...more
not set
Mar 27, 2012
 
The Boy Recession
3.41
it was amazing
I. Freaking. Love. This. Book. I was seriously just short of rolling on the floor laughing out loud. What I did do was laugh out loud and bang on the ...more
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
 
The Spindlers
3.56
it was amazing
I'm in love with Lauren Oliver's writing all over again. Before I Fall and Delirium showed us that she can write emotional, heartwrenching novels. I h ...more
Sep 15, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
Fang Girl
3.78
it was amazing
You know a book is going to be funny when the tagline is, "You know something is seriously wrong when you wake up in a coffin...." I was cracking up o ...more
not set
Oct 16, 2012
 
Lailah (The Styclar Saga, #1)
3.60
did not like it
I think the reason that I kept trying for so long is because Lailah was originally published on Wattpad (here), and I was curious about what the sensa ...more
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
 
Hidden (Firelight, #3)
3.88
liked it
I loved the first two books, and I really wanted to like Hidden. However, a lot felt flat to me. There is just so much packed into one little book wit ...more
Aug 28, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
 
Wildflower (Wildflower, #1)
3.74
really liked it
Another fantastic book from Alecia Whitaker! I read and loved The Queen of Kentucky back when it came out in 2012. What I remember (and love best) abo ...more
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
 
Period 8
3.54
did not like it
This book is supposedly about the "ultimate bully." Picking up this book, I expected a gritty contemporary about the dark side of high school and teen ...more
Mar 19, 2013
Dec 16, 2012
 
Dissonance (Dissonance, #1)
3.76
did not like it
One of my first thoughts upon starting this novel was: Del is kind of a brat. Not a great way to start a relationship, and unfortunately, the feeling ...more
Jul 14, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
 
In a Dark Wood: What Dante Taught Me About Grief, Healing, and the Mysteries of Love
3.47
In a Dark Wood is a compelling memoir about Luzzi's journey through grief and the healing process following his wife Katherine's untimely death. A pro ...more
Jun 04, 2015
May 29, 2015
 
Deception's Princess (Deception's Princess, #1)
3.53
it was amazing
I like how the story starts with a younger Maeve and follows her as she grows and learns from her experiences. It's been a while since I read a book d ...more
May 23, 2014
May 23, 2014
 
Lies My Girlfriend Told Me
3.69
liked it
Lies My Girlfriend Told Me is a likable story with likable characters.

Following the death of their girlfriend Swanee, Alix and Liana discover each oth
...more
not set
Jun 03, 2014
 
The Elementals
3.34
it was amazing
The Elementals is a book that creeps on you and draws you in page by haunting page. Ariel was sixteen when her best friend disappeared. At seventeen c ...more
Oct 13, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
 
Some of the Parts
3.47
it was ok
The short
The beginning really pulled me in, but the character development wasn't done well. I really wanted to connect with Tallie; after the initial
...more
Feb 14, 2016
Feb 14, 2016
 
Reckoning (Silver Blackthorn, #1)
3.79
did not like it
While the concept is not entirely new with so many dystopian novels out there, the English setting was promising. However, the story and Silver's char ...more
Jun 02, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
 
Walk on Earth a Stranger  (The Gold Seer Trilogy, #1)
3.93
really liked it
Walk on Earth a Stranger renewed my love of historical fiction—in particular, historical fantasies.

For some readers, the first third of the novel was
...more
Nov 14, 2015
Nov 14, 2015
 
Speechless
3.97
really liked it
Chelsea reminds me of Sam from Lauren Oliver's Before I Fall in that both are characters that are hard to like at first. While she has somewhat of a s ...more
Jun 03, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
 
Allegedly
4.01
liked it
WHAT I LIKED

The characters are real
The characters' talk and mannerisms look like real people in urban communities. I'm a teacher in an urban school di
...more
Jan 16, 2017
Jan 14, 2017
 
Team Human
3.57
it was amazing
I'm in love this book. I do love a book that pokes fun at something with good humor just as much as I love a nice, dark paranormal read where the char ...more
not set
Jun 20, 2012
 
The Unfailing Light (Katerina, #2)
3.81
really liked it
I am as much in love with Katerina's story as when I finished book one. Katya is still as independent and inquisitive as ever--and still far from safe ...more
not set
Oct 08, 2012
 
Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
4.08
did not like it
I wholeheartedly admit that, while I found the premise of Red Queen interesting, I read this for the cover. It is such a relief to see a cover that is ...more
Apr 05, 2015
Jul 29, 2014
 
Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire
4.03
liked it
Humorous and entertaining, Horrid Henry is sure to captivate young boys and girls alike with tales of his misadventures. Horrid Henry is the epitome o ...more
not set
Nov 11, 2012
 
Stolen Songbird (The Malediction Trilogy, #1)
3.97
did not like it
Stolen Songbird reminded me of Claire B. Dunkle's The Hollow Kingdom. Both protagonists are kidnapped by a magical species for marriage and eventually ...more
May 24, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
 
Sophomore Year Is Greek to Me
3.63
did not like it
The premise to Sophomore Year Is Greek to Me definitely holds potential for laugh-out-loud moments. After seeing the comparison to Anna and the French ...more
not set
Apr 04, 2015
 
The Selection (The Selection, #1)
4.15
it was amazing
From the moment I saw the cover and the synopsis, I fell in love, and the story itself wowed me. Kiera Cass has constructed a beautifully broken world ...more
not set
Mar 13, 2012
 
Something Sweeter (Sweet, Texas, #3)
3.92
really liked it
Something Sweeter is sweet, hot, and full of spice. I couldn't get enough of this!

This summer I've been on a little bit of a contemporary binge. While
...more
Jul 06, 2014
Jul 06, 2014
 
The Last Time We Say Goodbye
4.11
it was amazing
Review originally posted at Imaginary Reads

The Last Time We Said Goodbye is so good and so very sad. I love when novels portray strong positive fami
...more
Nov 15, 2015
Jul 29, 2014
 
Taste of Darkness (Healer, #3)
4.08
it was ok
I've liked Avry across the series, but it's hard to like her in Taste of Darkness. She's always been independent and willful. However, her obstinacy i ...more
Dec 23, 2013
Dec 24, 2013
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