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Princess of Thorns
3.83
it was amazing
4.5 stars

I wasn't expecting to love this book so much. Yes, I really enjoyed Of Beast and Beauty, so I was well aware that Jay could write some really
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Feb 22, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
 
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
4.28
liked it
2.5 stars

I think nothing crushes the heart of a reader more brutally than anticipating a book so much and building it up in your head to incredible h
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May 27, 2015
Dec 08, 2012
 
Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy, #1)
3.96
did not like it
The book had an interesting premise, even if somewhat sketchy. I liked some of its concepts, but the protagonist completely ruined any chance this boo ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
 
Beastkeeper
3.34
really liked it

As expected from Cat Hellisen, this novel is a beautifully-written, mesmerizing and strange little book that takes familiar concepts and shapes them i
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Aug 2014
Oct 14, 2013
 
Ink (Paper Gods, #1)
3.67
it was ok
Mini Review: Ink by Amanda Sun I've been looking forward to this book for over a year. Not looking forward like 'hey, that book sounds nice', add it a ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Jan 26, 2012
 
Carrier of the Mark (Carrier, #1)
3.51
did not like it
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I'm done. And now I've lost the will to live.

I bought this book because the blurb sounded kinda interesting and this was one
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Jan 12, 2012
Sep 23, 2011
 
Carnival of Souls
3.68
it was ok
Review originally posted at http://www.mycutebookshelf.com/2012/1...

I think it is time I finally admit to myself that Melissa Marr's books and I are j
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Oct 05, 2012
Nov 17, 2011
 
Splintered (Splintered, #1)
3.95
liked it
I received this arc through NetGalley. A million thanks to the publisher for kindly providing me with this book!

Review originally posted at http://www
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Sep 20, 2012
Sep 06, 2012
 
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)
4.09
it was amazing
4.5 stars

If magic is alive anywhere in this world, it is in Victoria Schawb's mind, I swear. I've never made secret my fascination with her books, and
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Aug 16, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
 
Endsinger (The Lotus War, #3)
4.30
really liked it
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It's been close to a month since I finished reading this book, and I still haven't been able to completely fill the void this book left inside of me.
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Oct 11, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
 
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
4.48
it was amazing
4.5 stars

I feel like I am terribly late to this fangirling party. But whatever.

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And, boy, do I want to fangirl over this.

So, a couple of years ago,
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Dec 30, 2014
Nov 14, 2012
 
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
4.32
really liked it
An Ember in the Ashes is a very ambitious project that had about as many things working against it as it had working in its favor. Yes, it sounds uniq ...more
Apr 07, 2015
Aug 16, 2014
 
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
3.80
really liked it
Review of Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff I've been following this book since it was announced. Stalking, drooling over it, openly proclaiming my eternal ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
The Ring and the Crown (The Ring and the Crown, #1)
3.46
liked it
This is exactly the type of book one would expect from Melissa de la Cruz:
Blue Bloods defanged and in corsets: a group of shallow teenagers with som
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Jan 27, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
 
Miss Mayhem (Rebel Belle, #2)
3.49
liked it
One can always count on Rachel Hawkins to deliver great doses of fun and charming entertainment, as well as reliable, engaging heroines that are reali ...more
Feb 14, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
 
Shadow and Bone (Grisha Verse, #1)
4.05
really liked it
This. Was. Awesome.

Incredibly original, fantastically written, cleverly plotted and full of some of the best characters I've read about in quite a whi
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Mar 17, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
The Moth in the Mirror (Splintered, #1.5)
3.97
really liked it
3.5 stars

It isn't a secret that I loved Splintered. That does not mean, however, that the story didn't have its faults, namely, a slightly forced love
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Oct 27, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
 
Walk on Earth a Stranger  (The Gold Seer Trilogy, #1)
3.94
really liked it
3.5 stars

It would be very hard not to compare this one with Vengeance Road as they both have similar settings and essentially follow almost the exact
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Jul 16, 2015
Jul 11, 2015
 
The Orphan Queen (The Orphan Queen, #1)
3.96
it was ok
A couple of years ago, I eagerly anticipated Meadows' debut novel Incarnate. In spite of my overall disappointment with the inconsistent characterizat ...more
Jul 2015
Oct 19, 2013
 
Wintersong (Wintersong, #1)
3.60
did not like it
Well, that was a slow, dull and roundabout way to find out this was really self-insert Labyrinth soft-core erotica fan-fiction. Some things, like the ...more
Jun 10, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
 
Illusions of Fate
3.86
really liked it
4.5 stars

I've had a very shaky relationship with White's books. Most of them easily and effectively fulfill the purpose of being entertaining, but the
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Jul 2014
May 13, 2014
 
Salt & Storm (Salt & Storm, #1)
3.52
it was amazing
A lyrical and utterly gorgeous novel full of magic and romance, set in a fascinating world that's half history, half fantasy and entirely wondrous. It ...more
Apr 29, 2014
Apr 26, 2014
 
The Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight, #1)
3.74
liked it
The Girl at Midnight is a very entertaining and admittedly lovely mix between Daughter of Smoke & Bone and City of Bones, with similar elements bu ...more
Mar 30, 2015
Jun 28, 2014
 
Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)
4.07
liked it
3.5 stars

Red Queen is probably one of the most anticipated upcoming 2015 YA releases and it is not hard to see why. It is a very exciting book, an ecl
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Aug 10, 2014
Jul 03, 2014
 
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)
4.22
it was amazing
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Dreams of Gods and Monsters is, by no means, a perfect ending. It was messy, confusing, it was drawn-out far too much, and it sometimes felt more lik
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Apr 16, 2014
Nov 11, 2012
 
The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)
3.81
did not like it
This book was unreadable.

Juvenile writing, an insufferably idiotic and boy-obsessed main character, lack of world-building, age inappropriate writing
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Jun 16, 2015
Jun 13, 2015
 
Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes, #2)
3.78
it was ok
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This pretty much sums up my experience with Ice Like Fire. I really liked Snow Like Ashes. It was a surprisingly thrilling read and unexpectedly enga
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Oct 11, 2015
May 09, 2014
 
The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil, #1)
4.01
really liked it
3.5 stars

The School of Good and Evil is one of the most original, amusing, whimsical and entertaiing books I've read in a while. Now, even though I re
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Aug 26, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
 
A Thousand Nights (A Thousand Nights, #1)
3.66
really liked it
3.5 stars

I thought it would be very difficult to read, never mind enjoy, A Thousand Nights shortly after having read and deeply liked The Wrath and th
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Jul 20, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
 
Ruin and Rising (Grisha Verse, #3)
4.17
really liked it
3.5 stars

And thus concludes the story of how a young girl from a small town traveled through an entire country to capture three legendary creatures to
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Jun 24, 2014
Nov 02, 2012
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