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Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
4.37
All superhero comics should be this good.

The announcement of Marvel's first Muslim superhero gained a lot of media attention at the end of last year.
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Jun 25, 2014
Jun 25, 2014
 
The Confession
3.76
Maybe this book is preaching to the choir, I doubt that anyone who favours the death penalty would go anywhere near this novel or any of Grisham's oth ...more
Apr 11, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Saga, Volume 4
4.52
I was a little bit unsure about the latest volume of this series, everything was looking a little too rough for our heroes and a tad depressing but th ...more
Oct 29, 2014
Oct 29, 2014
 
Kindred
4.12
Whilst the majority of time travel novels has the protagonist enjoying their time in a different era (at least until it all goes wrong) Dana the main ...more
Sep 10, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
 
Superman: Secret Identity
4.19
Sometimes it can be hard to get into comics when there are decades worth of backstory to understand which is why I loved Secret Identity as it was a c ...more
Sep 15, 2013
Sep 15, 2013
 
Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1)
3.83
Dorothy Must Die has an interesting central idea but unfortunately is stopped from being great due to YA clichés.

The first third of the novel is inter
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Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
 
Avengers Assemble: The Forgeries of Jealousy
4.01
Not as strong as the previous volumes though I really enjoyed Spider-Girl and her interactions with Black Widow and Spider-woman especially.

It is a sh
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Apr 02, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
 
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
4.00
About 12 years ago I tried starting the daunting task of reading the Dark Tower series - I didn't even finish the first book. Though a big fan of King ...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
The Shining Girls
3.47
Times like this I wish Good Reads had a half star rating system as I think I would have given it 3 1/2 stars rather than a full 4 but I'm feeling gene ...more
Aug 27, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
 
Anno Dracula (Anno Dracula, #1)
3.83
Historical monster novels are pretty much everywhere these days from Pride and Prejudice with Zombies to Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter but way back in ...more
Sep 07, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, #7)
4.22
**spoiler alert** Three months and over 4000 pages later I've finished the Dark Tower series.

When I first began this epic journey I really didn't know
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May 22, 2011
May 17, 2011
 
Fool's Fate (The Tawny Man, #3)
4.33
**spoiler alert** Whilst I enjoyed the overall arc of the Farseer and Tawny Man Trilogies I can't help but feel disappointed by the ending.

I'm not one
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Mar 27, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
 
The Dead Zone
3.86
I knew the story of The Dead Zone well having watched the Cronenberg film many times growing up and watching the TV series on and off throughout the ' ...more
Jun 30, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
 
Under the Dome
3.88
Stephen King has written some truly terrifying characters in the past but Big Jim Rennie part time Used Car Salesman, part time small town politician ...more
May 30, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
Captain Marvel, Vol. 2: Down
4.12
Yes there is still one more issue to go but I am confident in saying that once again the Captain Marvel team has provided the goods. Carol Danvers is ...more
Apr 02, 2013
Apr 02, 2013
 
The Glamour
3.80
**spoiler alert** So after reading The Prestige I went with this novel, at first it doesn't seem weird at all but slowly it builds up. The ending is a ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 18, 2008
 
Raylan
3.52
Though set in the world of Harlan County and featuring many characters from the TV show Justified this is almost like an alternative timeline of the s ...more
May 19, 2013
May 19, 2013
 
The Reapers are the Angels
3.92
The Zombie post-apocalyptic genre has been for want of better word done to death in TV, movies and books. The Reaper Are The Angels is a remarkable bo ...more
Feb 04, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
 
Winkie
3.06
A story about a teddy bear who comes to life and is accused of terrorism. Sounds completely insane right? But it wasn't, it somehow made sense, it was ...more
Jan 2007
Jun 01, 2008
 
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce, #6)
4.14
The Amazon product information states this is the concluding volume of the Flavia de Luce series - I really hope that isn't true because the ending op ...more
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
 
Doctor Who: Vampire Science
3.71
I decided to skip the first Eighth Doctor Adventure book (the Eight Doctors) and went straight into this one and boy I am glad I did.

Vampire Science i
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Dec 02, 2013
Dec 01, 2013
 
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Angela
3.56
The problem with the second volume of the new Guardians of the Galaxy series is Marvel's insistence on having crossover events all the damn time. I pe ...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
 
The Long Walk
4.10
Most of the Richard Bachman Stephen King novels have passed me by, I was just never that interested in them but in my quest to fill in the gaps of all ...more
Jun 27, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
 
Locke & Key, Volume 6: Alpha & Omega (Locke & Key #6)
4.60
Locke and Key earns its happy ending

I've been reading Locke and Key for nearly 5 years now, its one of the first ongoing comics I ever read and it is
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Dec 18, 2013
Dec 18, 2013
 
Captain Marvel, Vol. 1: Higher, Further, Faster, More
4.08
Carol Danvers is back and this time she is going to space which is pretty much the coolest thing that can happen.

With a whole bunch of new supporting
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Aug 13, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
 
The Flight of the Silvers
4.06
This series as a lot of potential, it has an interesting premise set in an Alt!America and with some of my favourite sci-fi elements - time-travel, po ...more
May 08, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
 
Terry Jones' Fairy Tales
4.13
I was in love with this book as a kid
Jan 1987
Aug 03, 2013
 
Dracula the Un-Dead
3.07
This official sequel to the classic vampire story starts of very strong. Based on the notes of Bram Stoker it picks up the story in 1912 with the Hark ...more
Oct 23, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
4.10
Hot on the heals of Good Omens I thought I pick up this tomb, I've read Gaiman before (Neverwhere, Stardust) but not for a while. A week after reading ...more
Apr 2010
Jul 06, 2010
 
The Alternative Hero
3.47
Music is an obsession. Music makes you travel stupid distances to watch bands. Music makes you consider tearing your hair out if a friend or loved one ...more
Jun 30, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
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