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Books 2011

Read so far:

1. The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles) by Patrick Rothfuss [x] [N]
2. The Light of Eidon by Karen Hancock [x] [N]
3. Poison Study by Maria Snyder [N]
4. Kushiel's Dart by Jacquline Carey
5. Clockwork Heart by Dru Pagliassotti [x]
6. Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card [x] [N]
7. Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
8. Wheel of the Infinite by Martha Wells [x] [L]
9. The Wise Man's Fear (Kingkiller Chronicles) by Patrick Rothfuss [x] [N]
10. North and South by Elisabeth Gaskell [x] [N]
11. The Prince with No Heart by Emma Holly [x] [N]
12. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
13. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
14. Divergent by Veronica Roth [x] [N]
15. Alcatraz vs the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson
16. Frankenstein: Dead Town by Dean Koontz [x] [N]
17. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
18. Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
19. A War of Gifts by Orson Scott Card [x]
20. Xenocide by Orson Scott Card
21. Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card
22. Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
23. Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card
24. Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card
25. Shadow of the Giant by Orson Scott Card
26. A Game of Thrones by George RR Martin
27. A Clash of Kings by George RR Martin
28. A Storm of Swords by George RR Martin
29. Heroes at Odds by Moira J Moore [x] [N]
30. A Feast for Crows by George RR Martin
31. A Dance with Dragons by George RR Martin [x] [N]
32. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins [N]
33. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins [N]
34. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins [N]
35. Matched by Ally Condie [N] [x]
36. The Misenchanted Sword by Lawrence Watt-Evans [x] [N]

Currently reading: The Cloud Roads by Martha Wells [x]

Key: x = first time read | L = library book | A = audio book | N = nook
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Thoughts of Matched?

I actually liked it. Reminded me of a romantic The Giver.
It was okay. I think I liked Divergent more. *points to icon* Kind of flat emotionally but some nice concepts and turns of phrase. (Probably pretty unfair of me to read it right after THG ;)) But you're right, Cassia and Jonas would have gotten along well.

Random question... how did you pronounce Cassia's name in your head?

Also -- what is it with dystopian YA novels and first person present tense?
Oooo. Looked up Divergent. On my GoodReads list now. :)

Cass rhymed with mass. Cass-ee-a. Whyfor?

I dunno. Makes sense I guess considering the society, but that is a little interesting that they all seem to be that kind of narrative.

Cass rhymed with mass. Cass-ee-a. Whyfor?


Just curious. There's a 3rd grader at my school with that name, but she pronounces it 'Kosh-a' :)