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The Rising
Kelley Armstrong
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
Ana Juan, Catherynne M. Valente
The Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan
Princess of the Silver Woods
Jessica Day George
The Serpent's Shadow
Rick Riordan
The Demigod Diaries
Rick Riordan
Scarlet
Marissa Meyer
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Jane Yolen
The Sandman: The Story of Sanderson Mansnoozie
William Joyce
Perfect Scoundrels
Ally Carter
Heartless - Gail Carriger 2.5 stars

I liked this one substantially better than the last one. Less angst and drama, more mystery and humor. I really liked how Alexia and the "infant inconvenience" get on with each other, how Alexia is changing (even though she is Soulless?), though I remain unimpressed by Alexia and Maccon's relationship.

Still, I enjoy all the secondary characters, the sparkling and witty prose, with lots of word play and humor. The book dragged for a while before getting the plot rolling here. All in all, it was better than the third, but certain things are getting a bit tired and overdone. I did not like the ending much. Why are there no normal babies?

Looking forward to the conclusion this summer, [b:Timeless|11324166|Timeless (The Parasol Protectorate, #5)|Gail Carriger|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/512XIXrzs9L._SL75_.jpg|13210557], as well as being very, very excited for her new YA series coming late this year!

Warnings: sexuality. You have been warned.