Posts Categorized: Books

Oct 07
Review: The Passage by Justin Cronin

Review: The Passage by Justin Cronin

Books, Reading, Reviews 3 ★★★★

It’s been a while since I’ve plowed through a book in a day and a half (and frankly, it would’ve been a day if it hadn’t been nearly 800 pages), but I got completely sucked into The Passage by Justin Cronin. Heh. Get it? Sucked into a novel about a bizarre vampire… Read more »

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Oct 04
Review: Devil’s Punch by Ann Aguirre

Review: Devil’s Punch by Ann Aguirre

Books, Reading, Reviews 0 ★★★★

I finally finished reading Ann Aguirre’s fourth Corine Solomon novel, Devil’s Punch, last night, and let me just say “OH MY GOD, I CAN’T BELIEVE IT ENDED LIKE THAT.” I’m going to try for spoiler-free for this book, but there will inevitably be spoilers for the first three books in the… Read more »

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Sep 27
Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Books, Reading, Reviews 0 ★★★★

Scarlet is the second book in Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles, and it picks up right where the first book, Cinder, leaves off.  Cinder is a futuristic, science fictiony retelling of  the Cinderella story, with a cyborg heroine and an increasingly sinister plot led by the Lunar queen against the leaders of Earth.  Scarlet,… Read more »

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Sep 25
Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Books, Reading, Reviews 3 ★★★★½

Finished reading the new Mira Grant book, Parasite, and… I’m currently a cross between my usual reaction to coming back to the real world after a Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant book: and this: because holy CRAP, it creeped me the hell out in the best possible way. If you guys follow me… Read more »

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Sep 24
Review: The Sword Dancer by Jeannie Lin

Review: The Sword Dancer by Jeannie Lin

Books, Reading, Reviews 0 ★★★½

I’ve been yearning for a romance set someplace other than Europe or America, and particularly romances that feature main characters that aren’t your typical white people.  And so I got very excited when Ms. Lin contacted me to ask if I’d like to review The Sword Dancer.  Set in the Tang… Read more »

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