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erica

I like stuff with romantic elements and angst, usually YA, fantasy, paranormal/urban fantasy or variations thereof. Usually wrinkles nose at sci-fi due to unlikely tech. Straight girl who likes boys that like boys!

Currently reading

The Friend Zone
Kristen Callihan
Under Heaven
Guy Gavriel Kay
Progress: 6/411 pages
The Wild Girl
Kate Forsyth
Progress: 152/480 pages
Liesmith: Book 1 of The Wyrd
Alis Franklin
Rush Me
Allison Parr
Progress: 156/263 pages
Shield of Winter
Nalini Singh
Progress: 280/436 pages
Devil's Cub
Georgette Heyer
Moth
Daniel Arenson
Progress: 56/276 pages
Pivot Point
Kasie West
Progress: 36/237 pages
The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle, #1) - Maggie Stiefvater Maggie Stiefvater always does this to me: her language is really good, she writes books with great world building and original twists, and her characters are complex and interesting. I see it, I admire it, but I never seem to get sucked in like I want to, you know, where the book grips you and you can't put it down before it spits you out on the other end.

Raven boys is really good, but it was put-downable, and I really, really wanted it not to be. I have other books I've given 4 or 5 stars because they pulled me in, but were not as good technically. So this leaves me quite conflicted on which rating I should give this. Emotionally I want to give it a 3, but logically I know it should be a 4... As most my ratings are emotionally driven, I've given this a 3 - for now, anyway.

But seriously, it's a really good book!