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The Bad Place
3.87
it was amazing
"Not funny ha ha, funny weird".

That is a quote from this book that my friends and I used to repeat constantly in high school. "The Bad Place" is actua
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Oct 16, 1996
Mar 25, 2008
 
Twilight Eyes
3.86
it was amazing
This has still got to be my all-time favourite Koontz novel. I have re-read it numerous times, and will no doubt continue to do so. I still feel like ...more
Sep 16, 1995
Mar 18, 2008
 
That Fatal Kiss
3.90
it was amazing
First off, I love Greek mythology and studied it at university, so this was a bit of a blast from the past for me. I loved reading this retelling of t ...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
 
Bitter Like Orange Peel
3.52
it was amazing
*** Possible spoiler alert but I have intentionally been quite vague :) ***

Ummm, sorry for what follows, as it's not so much a proper-format review as
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Aug 05, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
 
Spiral
3.75
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I didn't know what to expect from this one, after reading RING. One thing I DID NOT expect was what happened to Asakawa and his fami ...more
Jun 04, 2012
May 16, 2011
 
Bestest. Ramadan. Ever.
3.28
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I finished this book last night. I thought it was a really entertaining read, and yet at times I was just mildly disgruntled by main ...more
Feb 13, 2013
Sep 11, 2012
 
This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl
3.66
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This was a nice present from my brother and his wife for Christmas, and I finally got around to reading it!! Though I loved what I w ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
The Black Moon (Poldark, #5)
4.26
it was amazing
I shouldn't have finished this book tonight because how am I going to sleep?!? Many emotions are swirling around... but mostly sadness and, the main o ...more
Sep 07, 2016
Jun 03, 2016
 
Stone Mattress
3.93
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Wow. Wow wow woooow. This was an incredible read. I felt sorry for Bob, at the same time as feeling he totally deserved what he got. ...more
Jan 27, 2012
Jan 26, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
I'm kind of guessing on the 'date finished' because I can't remember when it was. I'm currently travelling so it's hard to keep track of the days some ...more
Mar 21, 2012
Feb 28, 2011
 
Darkfall (The Legendsong #1)
4.22
it was amazing
This is one of my all-time favourite books. I guess I just love the subtle, sad beauty in it. I love the main characters, two strong and intriguing gi ...more
Aug 10, 1997
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
Warleggan (Poldark, #4)
4.28
it was amazing
This was the hardest one to read yet! Like others have said before ... "Ross, how could you?!?!"

I also felt sorry for Elizabeth even though I haven't
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Aug 07, 2016
Jun 03, 2016
 
Ring
3.82
really liked it
Took me ages to get around to reading this - like so many others it's been on my TBR shelf (my literal one at home) for the whole year but I only just ...more
May 26, 2012
May 16, 2011
 
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** This is definitely one of my fave books read in the last few years - which was a surprise, because I'm not religious, so not particu ...more
Feb 2016
Jan 06, 2014
 
At Swim-Two-Birds
3.92
it was amazing
This is one of those books that I was reading and saying "WTF?" to over and over again. I found myself laughing uproariously at unexpected moments, an ...more
Nov 2012
Oct 14, 2012
 
The Faerie Guardian, Part I
3.92
it was amazing
I'm not much of a book reviewer, though I do occasionally throw together a bunch of words to try and describe what a book means to me. This time I'm w ...more
Feb 02, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
 
Jeremy Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1790-1791 (Poldark, #3)
4.18
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Sooooo, I loved this book as much as the last two. From reviews I've checked out of other books in the series, it seems it never los ...more
Jul 17, 2016
Jun 03, 2016
 
Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon
3.74
really liked it
LADY SUSAN
I haven't ever read a novel in this style before, at least of the 18th century classics, so it was a new experience for me. It was certainly
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Jan 16, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.31
it was amazing
For quite some time after first hearing about this book, I knew that I as a writer should probably read it someday. I finally bought a copy, and then ...more
Nov 2014
May 16, 2011
 
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
3.91
it was amazing
Yep. This was a very quick read. I found it hard to put down, most of the time.

I'm not surprised this book won an award. The writing was beautiful, fu
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Jun 06, 2012
Jul 19, 2011
 
Game On (Game On #1)
3.53
really liked it
Story:
Leah is from the UK and has moved to the US to work as a physiotherapist for an LA-based soccer team. She's good at her job and focused on it, b
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Sep 22, 2013
Jul 21, 2012
 
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** I'm re-reading this as part of my great WoT re-read. Up to page 20 or something, and already enjoying myself :)

***

Okay, so I finishe
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Jun 29, 2010
not set
Nov 10, 2009
 
Carrie
3.93
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I've never seen the film and this was my first read. Loved it, though of course it was depressing. In a way I could see it in a simi ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Jun 21, 2011
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
really liked it
Another powerful read. I haven't checked out any other reviews yet, but I personally thought it was really good. I had commented before that sometimes ...more
Apr 14, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
 
The Accidental Diva
3.57
liked it
This is my first library book read in 2013 (and for quite a while before that too). I was just browsing the shelves and picked it out. I enjoyed the r ...more
Jan 05, 2013
Jan 02, 2013
 
The Princess Bride
4.25
it was amazing
AHhhh, I loved it. I've been a fan of the movie for many years, of course, but the book is just as delightful. I personally think that, at least from ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Jan 22, 2011
 
City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5)
4.30
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Hmmm, most of the books haven't earned 5 stars from me, but I really kind of sort of loved this one. Yeah, the ending was ONCE AGAIN ...more
Sep 05, 2017
Sep 03, 2017
 
CassaStorm
4.30
really liked it
This was probably my favourite book in the series, as everything heats up towards the ultimate apocalypse and one little boy is the key to everyone's ...more
Jun 03, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
 
American Girl on Saturn (Saturn, #1)
3.99
really liked it
As you can see, I read this one pretty quickly (by my standards). I really did love it, but I think it kind of warrants 4 stars instead of 5. I guess ...more
Dec 11, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2)
4.21
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Yeah, finished this back on Sunday and haven't marked it as 'done' yet till now! I do enjoy this series so far, in fact I'd say I lo ...more
Jun 12, 2011
May 29, 2011
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