Reviews by Kelley

2016

Pages read: 5,212

  1. Sword and Verse by Kathy MacMillan (★★★★)
  2. Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan (★★★½)
  3. Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie (★★★★★)
  4. Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima (★★★★)
  5. Dreamology by Lucy Keating (★★★½)
  6. A Fierce and Subtle Poison by Samantha Mabry (★★★½)
  7. Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh (★★★★½)
  8. The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May (★★★★½)
  9. This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (★★★★)
  10. A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe ()
  11. Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige (★★★½)
  12. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake (★★★★)
  13. Lost Gods by Brom (★★★★)

2015

Pages read: 14,043

  1. Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld (★★★★)
  2. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld (★★★★★)
  3. The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon (★★★★★)
  4. Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (★★★★)
  5. The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (★★★½)
  6. The Empath by Erica Crouch (★★★★½)
  7. Etherworld by Cheryl Klam, Claudia Gabel (★★★)
  8. A Darker Shade of Magic by Victoria Schwab (★★★★★)
  9. Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman (★★★★★)
  10. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas (★★★★)
  11. Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman (★★★★★)
  12. Trial by Fire by Josephine Angelini (★★★★½)
  13. All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill (★★★★½)
  14. All the Rage by Courtney Summers (★★★★)
  15. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick (★★★★½)
  16. Revenants Series (Die for Me) by Amy Plum (★★★★)
  17. Resonance by Erica O'Rourke (★★★½)
  18. The Golden Specific by S. E. Grove (★★★★★)
  19. Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld (★★★)
  20. Unforgotten by Jessica Brody (★★★)
  21. Unchanged by Jessica Brody (★★★★)
  22. Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes (★★★★)
  23. Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes (★★★★½)
  24. Firewalker by Josephine Angelini (★★★★½)
  25. The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow (★★★★½)
  26. Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson (★★★★½)
  27. Zeroes by Deborah Biancotti, Margo Lanagan, Scott Westerfeld (★★★★)
  28. Dreamstrider by Lindsay Smith (★★★★)
  29. A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis (★★★★★)
  30. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (★★★★½)
  31. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff (★★★★★)

2015 Mini Reviews, &c.

  • January: Before I Fall, Mapmaker, The Girl & the Machine
  • February: The Girl on the Train, A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy #1), The Power of a Positive No, Thinking Fast and Slow
  • March: Unwept, Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy #2), Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell, Harmonic (Dissonance #1.5)
  • April: Every Day (Every Day #1), The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy #3), Koko Be Good, Protect and Defend, Schasm, Six Earlier Days (Every Day #0.5), The Girl in the Tower (Crewel World #?)
  • May: The Perilous Sea (Elemental Trilogy #2), The Winner’s Crime (The Winner’s Trilogy #2), Same Kind of Different As Me, The Highly Sensitive Person
  • June: Ruin & Rising (Grisha Trilogy #3), I Am the Messenger, Perfect State, The Intelligence Director (Unremembered #?), The Human Engineer (Unremembered #?), Unleashed (Unremembered #2.5)
  • July: The Tarot Cafe #1, The Tarot Cafe #2, A Book of Spirits and Thieves (Spirits and Thieves #1), Rowan (Worldwalker #1.5)
  • August: The Girl at Midnight (The Girl At Midnight #1), Nightshade (Nightshade #1), The Immortal Heights (Elemental Trilogy #3), The Demon in the Wood (Grisha Trilogy #0.1)
  • September: The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn #1), House of Windows, The Demon King (Seven Realms #1), The Exiled Queen (Seven Realms #2)

2014

Pages read: 14,804

  1. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (★★★★★)
  2. Shadowlark by Meagan Spooner (★★★★)
  3. Freaking Out: Real-life Stories About Anxiety by Polly Wells (★★★★)
  4. Vicious by Victoria Schwab (★★★★★)
  5. A Cat Called Dog by Jem Vanston (★★★)
  6. Cress by Marissa Meyer (★★★★★)
  7. The Unbound by Victoria Schwab (★★★★★)
  8. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (★★★★)
  9. Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (★★★★)
  10. Salvage by Alexandra Duncan (★★★★)
  11. Exile by Shannon Messenger (★★★★)
  12. Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow (★★★★★)
  13. Elusion by Cheryl Klam, Claudia Gabel (★★★½)
  14. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (★★½)
  15. The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (★★★)
  16. Divergent Thinking by Leah Wilson (★★★★)
  17. The Falconer by Elizabeth May (★★★★)
  18. Meridian by Josin McQuein (★★½)
  19. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (★★★★★)
  20. The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings (★★)
  21. Dissonance by Erica O'Rourke (★★★★)
  22. The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu (★★★★)
  23. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (★★★★★)
  24. Servants of the Storm by Delilah S. Dawson (DNF)
  25. Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson (★★★★★)
  26. The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove (★★★★★)
  27. Chasing Before by Lenore Appelhans (★★★)
  28. Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson (★★★★★)
  29. The Mapmaker's War by Ronlyn Domingue (★★★★)
  30. Transgender Lives: Complex Stories, Complex Voices by Kirstin Cronn-Mills (★★★★)
  31. Defy by Sara B. Larson (★)
  32. Color Song by Victoria Strauss (★★★½)
  33. Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White (★★★★)
  34. Lark Ascending by Meagan Spooner (★★★)
  35. Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (★★★★★)
  36. Dreams, Delusions, Chimeras by Angela Pardue (★★★★)
  37. Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis (★★★½)
  38. The Body Electric by Beth Revis (★★★★)
  39. The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh O'Brien (★★★★)
  40. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas (★★★★)
  41. Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers (★★★★★)
  42. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld (★★★★★)

2014 Mini Reviews, &c.

  • January: The Child Thief (reread), Pigs in Heaven, Infinity Blade: Awakening, Infinity Blade: Redemption, The Little Android (Lunar Chronicles #2.5)
  • February: Inferno, Stolen, The False Prince, Avalon, Proxy (Avalon #0.5), Undiscovered (Unremembered #0.5), Magic: the Gathering, Volume 4: Theros
  • March: Gone Girl, Tandem, The Burning Sky (Elemental Trilogy #1)
  • April: Dreams of Gods and Monsters (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #3), The Invention of Wings
  • May: First Day on Earth, How to Say Goodbye in Robot, The Goose Girl (Books of Bayern #1), The Best Things in Death (Memory Chronicles #1.5)
  • June: Love is a Choice, The Sign of the Jaguar (Origin #1.5), Little Knife (The Grisha #2.6)
  • July: The Map Thief, Maphead, Under the Wide and Starry Sky, The Door to Time (Ulysses Moore #1), Rocket Girl vol. 1, Hana Doki Kira
  • August: The Minimum Wage Millionaire, Orphan Train, Lexicon, The Citadel of the Autarch (Book of the New Sun #4), Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy #1), Kalona’s Fall (House of Night Novella #4)
  • Synesthesia Special: One + One = Blue, Ultraviolet, A Mango-Shaped Space, The Lightning Charmer
  • September: Crank (Crank #1), The Sky is Everywhere, This is Not a Test, The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy #1), Me Before You, The New World (Chaos Walking #0.5)
  • October: The Gender Book, House of Leaves, The Fire Wish (Jinni Wars #1), The Assassin’s Blade (Throne of Glass #.01-.05), Bridge of Snow (The Winner’s Trilogy #0.5), This Night So Dark (Starbound #1.5)
  • November: Pale Fire, City of Heavenly Fire (Mortal Instruments #6), Hungry, Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky (Lunar Chronicles #3.1), The Brilliant History of Color in Art
  • December: Golden Son (Red Rising #2), The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories, Redeemed (House of Night #12), The Amulet of Sleep (Iskida of the Land of Nurak #1), Carnival of Lies (Untamed City #1.5), Krampus!

2013

Pages read: 10,614

  1. Wide Awake and Dreaming by Julie Flygare (★★★★★)
  2. Unremembered by Jessica Brody (★★★★)
  3. Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans (★★★★)
  4. Shades of Earth by Beth Revis (★★★★★)
  5. Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes (★★★★)
  6. Crewel by Gennifer Albin (★★★★)
  7. Arclight by Josin McQuein (★★★★)
  8. Reboot by Amy Tintera (★★)
  9. The Fire Horse Girl by Kay Honeyman (★★★★)
  10. Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza (★★★)
  11. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (★★★)
  12. Pivot Point by Kasie West (★★★)
  13. Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta (★★★)
  14. Golden by Jessi Kirby (★★★★)
  15. Flight by Lindsay Leggett (★★★)
  16. The Planet Thieves by Dan Krokos (★★★★)
  17. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (★★★★★)
  18. False Sight by Dan Krokos (★★★★)
  19. Rory by Ciye Cho (★★★)
  20. He's Gone by Deb Caletti (★★)
  21. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (★★★★★)
  22. Lightpoints by Peter Kassan (★★★)
  23. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (★★★★)
  24. You Are Mine by Janeal Falor (★★★★)
  25. The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson (★★★★)
  26. Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta (★★★)
  27. A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard (★★★★)
  28. Feed by M. T. Anderson (★★★★)
  29. Relativity by Cristin Bishara (★★★★★)
  30. I Am Pusheen the Cat by Claire Belton (★★★)
  31. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson (★★★★)
  32. These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner (★★★★★)
  33. Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta (★★★)
  34. Altered by Gennifer Albin (★★★★)
  35. Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers (★★★★)
  36. Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers (★★★★★)
  37. The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (★★★★)

2013 Mini Reviews, &c.

  • January: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Splintered, The Dark and Hollow Places, Poison, As They Slip Away
  • February: The Hobbit, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, The Gathering Storm, Hidden, A Million Suns, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Neferet’s Curse
  • March: Raven (Delirium #2.5), The Lover’s Dictionary, The Ash-Born Boy, Keeper of the Lost Cities, Through the Ever Night, The Shattered Mountain, Naive. Super
  • April: Some Sing Some Cry, Towers of Midnight, Origin: The Fire (Mila 2.0 #0.5), The Memory Coder (Unremembered #0.5)
  • May: Wish You Well, A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time #14), The Book Thief, World War Z
  • June: The Too-Clever Fox (Grisha #2.5), Siege and Storm (Grisha #2), Clockwork Angel (Infernal Devices #1), Clockwork Prince (Infernal Devices #2)
  • Dual Review: The Bone Dragon & A Monster Calls
  • July: Strange Soul Mates, Altered (Altered #1), Parallel, The King’s Guard (Fire and Thorns #0.7)
  • August: TransAtlantic, The Bell Jar
  • September: The Transfer (Divergent #0.1), Divergent (reread), What’s Left of Me (Hybrid Chronicles #1), Vortex (Insignia #2), Sold, The Sword of the Lictor (Book of the New Sun #3)
  • October: Slaughterhouse-Five, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Insurgent (reread), Freak of Nature, The Moth in the Mirror (Splintered #.5), Mine to Tarnish (Mine #0.5), Allies (Insignia #1.5)
  • Series Special: Crewel World Novellas (The Cypress Project, The Rain is a Lie, The Department of Alterations)
  • November: Revealed (House of Night #11), Once We Were (Hybrid Chronicles #2), Allegiant (Divergent #3), Night of Cake and Puppets (DoSaB #2.5), Brooke (UtNS #2.5), The Most Precious Memory, The Turing Test
  • December: Not a Drop to Drink, Skipping Christmas, Bless Me Ultima, Mitosis (Reckoners #1.5), Warm Up (Vicious #0.5), Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2), Fracture Me (Shatter Me #2.5), Dangerous Dream (Dangerous Creatures #0.5), The Assassin and the Princess (Throne of Glass #1.1), The Assassin and the Captain (Throne of Glass #1.2)

2012

Pages read: 5,046

  1. Fated by Alyson Noel (★★★)
  2. Cinder by Marissa Meyer (★★★★)
  3. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (★★★★)
  4. Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard (★★★★)
  5. Skylark by Meagan Spooner (★★★★)
  6. The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson (★★★★)
  7. The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson (★★★★★)
  8. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (★★★★★)
  9. False Memory by Dan Krokos (★★★)
  10. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (★★★★★)
  11. Origin by Jessica Khoury (★★★)
  12. Poison Princess by Kresley Cole (★★)
  13. Beta by Rachel Cohn (★★)

2012 Mini Reviews, &c.

  • October-November: Carnival of Souls, Beautiful Redemption, Days of Blood and Starlight, Through to You, Unspoken, Lovely Dark and Deep, Anna Dressed in Blood
  • December: Before I Go to Sleep, The Archived, Girl of Nightmares, Roar and Liv, Annabel, The Spring Before I Met You