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If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans
3.42
All liberals are stupid traitors.

There, I just saved you the trouble of having to read this book, because that's all Ann has to say.
It's all she ever
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May 03, 2008
 
A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
3.95
Now, I love Anthony Bourdain. He's basically full of shit and insane, but honest enough to be aware of it.
He's smug, cynical, occasionally snobby and
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Jul 14, 2010
 
Red Hood and the Outlaws, Vol. 1: Redemption
3.68
Lord, that was stupid!
Okay, not all of it. I'm a fan of dysfunctional super teams and the Outlaws being a trio was a nice change of pace. Most teams a
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May 09, 2012
 
Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, #1)
3.99
If you are going to write a prequel and explain everything about a book considered a 'classic' than at least come up up with something better than thi ...more
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Feb 18, 2009
 
The Authority, Vol. 3: Earth Inferno and Other Stories
3.94
When people ask me why I hate Mark Millar, this is the series I point to. Warren Ellis basically wrote the Authority as the Justice League. If the JLA ...more
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Oct 25, 2008
 
Identity Crisis
4.01
A mystery novel of a comic book that relies on writing numerous DC heroes out of character as well as some fairly tasteless bits involving a villain.
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Jul 22, 2008
 
No Hero
3.55
Warren Ellis could be one of the greatest writers of super hero comics, if it weren't for that nagging fear that someone might notice he's writing 'ju ...more
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Feb 06, 2011
 
Ultimate X-Men, Vol. 1: The Tomorrow People
3.73
Lord that was bad!
An attempt to re-imagine the X-men puts them in the costumes from the movie, adds a lot of teen angst and makes nearly all of them u
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Jun 14, 2008
 
The Avengers, Volume 1
3.68
I'm not entirely sure, but I have the vague feeling I wasted a half hour.
Somewhere in this jumble of ideas and dialogue there may be a good story, bu
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Sep 23, 2012
 
Bimbos of the Death Sun (Jay Omega, #1)
3.72
Great idea, awful book.
A murder mystery set at a science fiction convention. Brilliant!
Unfortunately, McCrumb spends so much time letting us know what
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Mar 12, 2010
 
Civil War
4.04
One of those stories where somebody said 'Wouldn't it be cool if...!' and nobody had the balls to say 'No, that's actually pretty stupid, will require ...more
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Oct 25, 2008
 
Godless: The Church of Liberalism
3.25
Liberalism is a religion, and a whacked out one at that, but conservatism is a rational school of thought?
name calling is humor and/ or political comm
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Apr 16, 2008
 
The High Crusade
3.87
Aliens take an entire medevil village into space so they can study humankind.
The local knight isn't thrilled with this arrangement and decides that he
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May 31, 2008
 
Tarzan the Untamed (Tarzan, #7)
3.76
Set during WW!, Tarzan believes that German soldiers killed his wife, so he basically decides to go after every German soldier stationed in Africa.
Tha
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Oct 24, 2009
 
Holy Bible: New International Version
4.59
Looked at from a literary stand point, this book doesn't live up to it's hype.
The tone is uneven, there are long, dry stretches where the author just
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Mar 15, 2010
 
Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes
3.64
Despite the advice and concerns of his wife and the friend dragged along on his last travel book, Stevenson decides to hike through rural France.
A cou
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Feb 06, 2010
 
Sin City, Vol. 1: The Hard Goodbye (Sin City, #1)
4.15
Back when this came out, not a lot of comic writers were doing noir and gritty realism had not choked the industry, so it was cool and different.

Now,
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Oct 06, 2010
 
Obama Zombies: How the Liberal Machine Brainwashed My Generation
3.53
Obama Zombies: or how I'm really bitter that my guy lost the election and being a loud and proud conservative meant I didn't get laid for two years.

Wh
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Nov 03, 2012
 
Shatterday
4.19
I go back and forth about Harlan Ellison, as he has reached near mythical status as a writer, public figure and all around crazy bastard.
When he write
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Jun 27, 2011
 
Essential Fantastic Four, Vol. 1
4.11
Here is the beginning of not just the Fantastic Four, but the marvel universe itself. Reading this you realize how much that is considered the buildin ...more
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Jul 03, 2008
 
Superman: Up, Up, and Away!
3.88
Every couple years somebody comes along and does a story that reminds you just how cool Superman is.
After the events of a really over hyped event mini
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May 30, 2008
 
Tarzan and the Golden Lion (Tarzan, #9)
3.73
Tarzan adopts a wounded lion, or the lion adopts Tarzan, depending on your point of view.
This turns out to be a good move, after he his captured, drug
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May 24, 2010
 
Doctor Who: The Face of the Enemy
3.84
Finally somebody gets around to showing us how UNIT deals with threats when the Doctor is out and about in time and space.

Would have liked a story wit
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May 16, 2008
 
Miracle Monday: A novel of Superman
3.93
Okay, if you're the guy that wrote 'Last son of Krypton' how do you top Superman and Luthor teaming up to tangle with an alien menace?
You have Superma
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May 30, 2008
 
Annihilation, Book Two
3.74
More cosmic warfare from Marvel Comics as the Annihilation war continues! This collects three of the mini-series.
Ronan: one time accuser of the Kree E
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Dec 14, 2009
 
Batman: The Killing Joke
4.36
Some interesting ideas and some beautiful art, but not the 'classic' it's made out to be.
Historically important because it knocks over the first domin
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Aug 19, 2008
 
Superman: Last Son of Krypton
3.70
Turning comic books into novels is always hit or miss ( kind of like turning them into movies) but Eliot s! Maggin manages to do it and not lose a dro ...more
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May 30, 2008
 
Steampunk (Steampunk, #1)
3.50
A fun look at this sub-genre of science fiction. Like any anthology it was uneven, some great reads, some okay a couple clunkers.
Very disappointed to
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Jul 19, 2009
 
The Holmes-Dracula File (Dracula Series, #2)
3.78
I read a ton of 'fake' Sherlock Holmes in high school and this was one of my favorites.
It's very well written, but it also blew my 16 year old mind be
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Jul 10, 2010
 
Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot
3.89
Al Franken is sort of the anti-Ann Coulter. Only he does research and is actually funny.
Yes, his need to name drop can wear a bit thin, except it usua
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Apr 16, 2008
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