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LoonyAlana

Crazy Bibliophile and Book Pimp (Not So Anonymous)

I am a mother of two boys and avid reader; I practically live and breathe books. If I could sustain my life on just reading, I would live forever. I'm weird, and proud of it. I have traveled to many places: Mexico, St. Marteen, Prague, England, Cozumel, and Canada to name a few. Many moons ago I co-hosted "Welcome to Insanity" radio show on a micro radio station in TX- but our show was played via streaming internet in coffee houses in Amsterdam. I have a BA in theater. I used to be "the finder of lost things" but I think my last child robbed me of my gift. Now I just have a large collection of useless information... it goes with my growing mountain of "to be read" books

Currently reading

The Hooker and the Hermit
Penny Reid, Luci Cosway
The Suicide Princess
Anthony Bryan
Rise of the Magi (Lila Gray, #3)
Jocelyn Adams
Caged (Holloway Pack, #3)
J.A. Belfield
Hyde (Hyde, #1) - Lauren Stewart This left me perplexed... it's really difficult for me to rate it. Originality, just that fact that it is different does indeed deserve 5♥'s. The fact that I wanted to keep reading (it was a page-turner) also is worth 5♥'s. So two REALLY good things right there.

Choices that characters made (just my opinion) were at maybe a 3♥. My anger level while reading (if angriest=lowest number) was around a 2♥ level. There were moments where I absolutely wanted to reach through my Kindle and choke the characters. But, despite my anger, many like for a book to elicit such strong responses in the reader.



OKAY... I think I've finally decided... 3½♥'s is my 'official' rating, but since someone doesn't allow ½♥'s (yes, I'm looking at you GoodReads) I will round up. It was a tough call... a really tough call on if I would round up or round down. I do want to continue the series, and I think that was one of the biggest catalysts on how to score.

Edit I've mulled this over some more, and time has softened my initial gut reactions and sharp emotions... I am comfortable sticking with a 4♥'s on this. I already have the sequel and intend to read it, and that says alot right there.