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Kushiel's Dart (Phèdre's Trilogy, #1)
it was amazing
It's done. I have read this book. And I am not quite sure how to really put into words what it made me feel and what I thought of it. Sometimes words ...more
Oct 23, 2005
Apr 09, 2008
The Last Dragonlord (Dragonlord, #1)
it was ok
I wish I could have enjoyed this one as much as the ones before me but unfortunately I couldn't. I had lots of annoyances with this book, including th ...more
Jul 14, 2008
Apr 03, 2008
The Library at Mount Char
really liked it
4.5 out of 5 stars.

The Library at Mount Char is probably the weirdest, most bizarre and darkest book I've read in a long while. It's also one of the
Oct 10, 2016
May 01, 2016
The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1)
it was amazing
The first thing I can say about this book is that I loved it. This is going to be one of my favourite reads of the year, without a doubt, and my favou ...more
Oct 25, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
it was ok
I hadn't heard much about this before a month or so before it was to come out. I've always loved Harry Potter but I wasn't very into its fandom, so wh ...more
Sep 03, 2016
Feb 15, 2016
To Ride Hell’s Chasm
really liked it
This book hangs around a 3.5 to 4 stars for me; it was strong in a lot of places but suffered from some issues that lowered my scoring and a bit of my ...more
Sep 29, 2016
Jul 17, 2016
it was amazing
Edit on November 6, 2016: I'm bumping this one up to 5-stars because I enjoyed it as much as some of the other 5-star books I've read later this year ...more
Aug 06, 2016
Feb 15, 2016
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
really liked it
Buddy read with Kaitie.

The curious thing about Daughter of Smoke & Bone is that it ended up being one of the most tropey young adult books I've r
Aug 04, 2016
Jan 01, 2012
Among Others
really liked it
This was a rather beautiful coming of age book about finding your place in the world, family, love and friendship, and, well, books! Which is why it w ...more
Nov 07, 2016
Jun 08, 2016
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
really liked it
I first heard about this book during a book swap game. Someone offered it on the game and since I didn't end up with it, it went on my wishlist. It se ...more
Apr 16, 2006
Apr 09, 2008
The Amulet of Samarkand (Bartimaeus Trilogy, #1)
it was amazing
Oh, it's so good to come across a new series and enjoy it so much. I've only read this first volume so far but I am already in love with it. Bartimaeu ...more
Apr 17, 2006
Apr 09, 2008
Ghost Talkers
really liked it
Full review to come but the tl;dr gist of it is: really liked the characters and the concept, but felt like the plot and execution could have been a b ...more
Feb 17, 2017
Jul 18, 2016
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
really liked it
3.8ish out of 5 stars. Really nice introduction to this world of Gods and Demigods. Enjoyable characters, great writing, good action. A series to cont ...more
Mar 11, 2017
Mar 17, 2012
it was amazing
This was such a wonderful graphic novel. I laughed, I cried, I d'awed. So beautiful and funny and lovely.
Oct 22, 2016
Apr 23, 2016
The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1)
liked it
Heh, more like 2.5 to 3 stars.

The problem with The Wrath and the Dawn is not the writing. It's quite lovely, if you ignore all the single sentence pa
Oct 03, 2016
Feb 06, 2016
Across The Nightingale Floor (Tales Of The Otori)
really liked it
I was curious about this book and its series for a while now, and more than one person recommended it to me. I read comments on the book and was natur ...more
Jul 03, 2005
Apr 03, 2008
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
liked it
I seem to have a weird relationship with highly praised YA series I've read recently, in that I seem to appreciate only about half of them and hate th ...more
Sep 16, 2016
Feb 15, 2016
Mistborn (Mistborn, #1)
really liked it
I first started this book about 5 years ago and then hit a really bad reading slump and never picked it up again. I'm glad I got back into it. Mistbor ...more
May 02, 2016
Apr 24, 2016
Inda (Inda, #1)
really liked it
This is a long overdue review but I have not had much time to sit down and put to words my thoughts about Inda. It's always a wonder to discover new a ...more
Oct 06, 2016
May 09, 2016
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
really liked it
This was a surprisingly good read, in the midst of same-y paranormal young adult literature. There are aspects that set this novel apart from others o ...more
Apr 05, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
it was ok
This turned out to be a long, rambly review, for which I apologise.

I've read the author wrote the first draft of this book when she was 16. I've also
May 27, 2016
Feb 06, 2016
Men at Arms (Discworld, #15; City Watch, #2)
it was amazing
I absolutely loved it, even more than Guards! Guards!, my previous Discworld novel. I love the men of the Night Watch, from the soon-to-be-a-civilian ...more
Sep 11, 2005
Apr 09, 2008
Swordspoint (Riverside, #1)
liked it
Enjoyable read but it ended up not being exactly as good as I expected, especially as I had very high expectations regarding it.

For one, I hated Alec
Jul 29, 2007
Apr 11, 2008
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
really liked it
High 3.8ish. I liked the concept, and ended up enjoying Jorg by the end by not thinking about the morality of everything going, but I had some problem ...more
May 24, 2017
Apr 06, 2011
The Fox (Inda, #2)
really liked it
3.5 out of 5 stars.

The omniscient narrator POV continued to make reading this book a lot harder than it needed to be. I don't really appreciate it muc
Apr 05, 2017
Nov 21, 2016
The Shape-Changer's Wife
really liked it
This was the first Sharon Shinn book I read. Strangely enough (or maybe not so much), I first heard of this author after joining Bookcrossing, at the ...more
Apr 29, 2006
Apr 09, 2008
Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies (Pottermore Presents, #1)
it was ok
Too short and very little new information.
Oct 22, 2016
Oct 06, 2016
The Laurentine Spy
it was ok
I was very pleasantly surprised with Thief with no Shadow when I read it some time ago. It had just the right amount of plot, romance, character devel ...more
May 06, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
Poison Study (Study #1)
really liked it
Full review to come. Around a 3.8ish out of 4 stars.
Nov 17, 2016
May 13, 2008
In the Palace of Repose
liked it
3.5 out of 5 stars. It's hard to judge short stories, because most of them only last for a moment and need to convey worlds in so few words. And in so ...more
Aug 26, 2016
Aug 08, 2016
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