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Body of Work (Very Personal Training, #1)
3.86
really liked it
Insta-sex of the true-love variety is not easy to buy in a book, but Doyle writes attraction like a boss. This is my second Doyle read, and this one i ...more
Oct 2013
Dec 20, 2013
 
The Life & Death of Jorja Graham
3.97
really liked it
Southern gothic romance with decent atmosphere and moments of genuine creepiness. The manuscript suffers slightly from needed copy editing, and the ma ...more
Feb 06, 2016
Feb 07, 2016
 
Ella, The Slayer (Serenity House #1)
3.73
really liked it
Not a bad choice for a Valentine's Day read. This is a wonderfully romantic Cinderella vs. zombies mashup. The ending is by far the weakest part of th ...more
Feb 14, 2016
Feb 14, 2016
 
The Martian
4.40
really liked it
Two aspects of this book drove me up the fucking wall... especially as they were two things an editor SHOULD have red penned into oblivion:

1) Exclamat
...more
Dec 2015
Jan 04, 2016
 
Ready Player One
4.29
really liked it
**spoiler alert** A totally bonkers, totally fun read. Requires no small suspension of disbelief, but it's a "chosen one" story with an underlying the ...more
Oct 14, 2017
Oct 14, 2017
 
The Watchmaker's Daughter (Glass and Steele, #1)
3.94
really liked it
Entertaining story

Blew through this book. The setting, plot, and characters come together in an entertaining, page-turning read. Two minor issues...

1)
...more
Oct 24, 2017
Oct 24, 2017
 
The Body Reader (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries, #1)
4.17
it was amazing
Engrossing read!

The best compliment I can give this book is, adulting has been especially difficult over the last 18 hours, lol. I truly did not want
...more
Jan 14, 2017
Jan 13, 2017
 
The Buried Giant
3.46
really liked it
Memory and melancholy

Are some memories better left forgotten? The question arises time and again throughout this book, yet respecting the gray nature
...more
Apr 26, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
 
The Running Man
3.84
liked it
3.5 stars. I'm teetering between liked and really liked. Never been a fan of King, but I enjoyed this better than I expected.
Mar 15, 2014
Feb 26, 2014
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.98
really liked it
Brilliant, spooky story with unsettling parallels to current society. Everyone is on the go, absorbed in media 24/7, and so detached from the real wor ...more
Jan 14, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
 
Radiance (Wraith Kings, #1)
4.12
really liked it
Editorial mistakes grew in frequency towards the end, and the author has a curious tendency to disclose much of the action in flashback/memory. That s ...more
Apr 04, 2015
Apr 05, 2015
 
The Hobbit
4.26
it was ok
So, yeah. I only thought it was okay. I know. Sacrilege. I *might* have enjoyed this more as a kid, or as not-a-writer, but it's hard to get through 3 ...more
Sep 2013
Dec 20, 2013
 
The Bird and the Sword (The Bird and the Sword Chronicles, #1)
4.25
it was amazing
Just gorgeous.

I started this book three times... And then forgot about it (jeez, Life, cut a girl some slack, would ya?) Picked it back up today at 9%
...more
Jun 05, 2017
Jun 05, 2017
 
The Mapmaker's Apprentice (Glass and Steele, #2)
4.07
liked it
Another enjoyable entry...

Another decent tale, though the glaring line edits make this second outing with Matt and India more jarring than their debut
...more
Oct 25, 2017
Oct 24, 2017
 
More Than Words
3.75
really liked it
Excellent start... Loved this story from page 1. It's funny, sexy, steamy, and the lead character are very likable. I saw the ending hero moment comin ...more
Sep 09, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
 
Double-Sided Magic (Legacy, #1)
4.01
liked it
Decent read, though a bit muddled at times.

Overall, the story and concept are entertaining. A few ideas seemed underdeveloped, and a few times the nar
...more
Aug 21, 2017
Aug 20, 2017
 
Beneath This Ink (Beneath, #2)
4.20
liked it
Romance of rich people in distress

Received this as a gift from a friend. A decent read overall. Realized part way in this was a sequel, but the author
...more
Feb 21, 2015
Feb 21, 2015
 
The Queen and the Cure (The Bird and the Sword Chronicles, #2)
4.25
it was amazing
A glorious sequel (conclusion?)

With a shift from first to third person narrative, The Queen and the Cure picks up a few years after The Bird and the S
...more
Jun 06, 2017
Jun 06, 2017
 
The Reluctant Nude
3.71
liked it
I compulsively read this in one evening. Not the usual romance. The characters are odd and damaged, but compelling and ultimately likeable. The setup ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
 
All For You (De Piaget, #12; de Piaget/MacLeod, #18)
4.16
really liked it
Kurland doesn't deviate from what works in her latest MacLeod/de Piaget adventure. It isn't getting old for me... quite yet. I muscled through a slow ...more
May 02, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Just Like Heaven (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #1)
3.93
it was amazing
After several meh outings with JQ, I'm very pleased to say this 1st book of the Smythe-Smith Quartet is a return to beloved form. The characters are a ...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
Mercenary Magic  (Dragon Born Serafina, #1)
3.98
really liked it
Fast and fun

I didn't want to put this book down. I was hooked by the magic and a likeable protagonist. I'm definitely going to continue the series. Fa
...more
Aug 20, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
 
Venom & Vanilla (The Venom Trilogy, #1)
3.72
really liked it
Fun read with a "super duper" world

After binging this book in less than a day, I'm definitely looking forward to where the series goes. This is a fun,
...more
Jan 08, 2018
Jan 08, 2018
 
Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
Totally fun and funny read. Loved the blend of old school gods, druid lore, and pop culture-laced humor. Really enjoyed Kevin Hearne's first outing an ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Soul-Mate (The Immortal Love Series Book 1)
3.71
did not like it
Couldn't finish it.

Made it through three chapters and just couldn't go on. The writing has a juvenile, unpolished feel... Perhaps a writer still worki
...more
Aug 20, 2017
Aug 20, 2017
 
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
4.30
really liked it
Not without its bizarre quirks, Ender's Game is an engrossing read. While I indulged the oddities of child geniuses running around naked and Card's we ...more
Feb 17, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
 
Gaea's Chosen: The Mayday Directive
4.72
This is the first tale in my Gaea's Chosen series, a science fiction serial adventure.

Gaea's Chosen: Ten men and ten women traveling 20 light years ac
...more
Oct 03, 2011
Oct 09, 2011
 
Rhapsodic (The Bargainer, #1)
4.18
really liked it
Candles go in sconces, not scones.

There is a lot of great in this book... Characters, world, story... And those great components kept me from tossing
...more
Jun 21, 2017
Jan 09, 2017
 
The Hundredth Queen (The Hundredth Queen, #1)
3.82
really liked it
Enjoyable read

Decent action and intrigue, led by a young woman coming into her own as she transitions from a sheltered childhood to a palace life that
...more
Jun 04, 2017
Jun 02, 2017
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.46
really liked it
Second (complete) reading. Fantastic opening tale that introduces you to Rowling's complex world.
Feb 26, 2014
Dec 12, 2011
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