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Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain
I saw Nirvana in concert 4 months before Cobain took his life. After hundreds of live shows it still stands as one of my all time favorites. In fact i ...more
Aug 29, 2013
May 18, 2013
Daimones (Daimones Trilogy, #1)
Full disclosure: I was given a free copy of this ebook.

I found that I really enjoyed this story. It was a lot of fun to read and I kept looking forwar
Jan 19, 2014
Dec 16, 2012
The Last American Man
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It's got it all; history, spirituality, primitive living skills, botany, you name it! I came across this book some whe ...more
Jan 2013
Jun 25, 2008
Night of the Grizzlies
I run in to grizzly bears from time to time while hiking in Glacier National Park, 30 minutes from my home. Though they normally just turn tail and ru ...more
Jan 21, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
The Becoming (The Becoming, #1)
I don't include book summaries in my reviews since Goodreads already provides the consumer with a full overview.

LIKED: I always enjoy a good dystopic
Mar 13, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
Mein Kampf
My grandfather was once physically kicked in the backside by Adolf himself while living in Germany and running in to him at a local train station. Sin ...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
Lord of Light
An absolute masterpiece! I had to read this book twice to fully grasp the gems and intricacies throughout. Where else can you find a book that combine ...more
Oct 11, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
When the Wind Blows
I enjoyed the black humor approach in this short read in how Briggs facetiously illustrated how a total and naive reliance on the government to protec ...more
Aug 02, 2009
Aug 02, 2009
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
What a fascinating read! I'd recently watched a documentary on Netflix about the plight of North Koreans and the "underground railroad" that exists to ...more
Apr 02, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
Columbus: The Four Voyages
I had no idea that Columbus had four voyages after discovering America so I knew I had to read this book when I came across it. It sounded too interes ...more
Dec 16, 2014
Dec 17, 2014
500 Essential Graphic Novels
This collection rocks! For anyone who has even a slight interest in graphic novels, I highly recommend this compendium. Kannenberg does an excellent j ...more
Jul 21, 2009
Jul 28, 2009
Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance
Herrero knows his stuff. After moving to Kalispell,MT (just outside Glacier National Park) I decided that I'd better learn more about grizzlies as I k ...more
not set
Feb 24, 2009
The Best of Ray Bradbury
I absolutely loved these short stories! Some of them were familiar and others were new to me. I was enthralled by the beautiful coloring and artwork a ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
The Wolves in the Walls
Though a bit darker than most childrens' books, this was lighter than most of Neil Gaiman's other work. It was a nice happy medium. I enjoyed the crea ...more
Jul 26, 2009
Jul 28, 2009
Station Eleven
The most inventive dystopic novel I've ever read!

The overall storyline was very intriguing. I love the fact that Mandel starts the story before the ap
Feb 08, 2015
Jan 05, 2015
The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: Days Gone Bye
I absolutely loved this series! Once I started reading, I couldn't stop! Kirkman does an amazing job in setting up a realistic portrayal of what one m ...more
Mar 16, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
My Story
While coaching a marathon prep team I often used to jog by the Smart home, wondering about their story and how they dealt with such a tragic ordeal. I ...more
May 27, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Pollan presents some great research and intriguing points in this book. I've found myself looking at corn products quite differently since reading par ...more
Jan 12, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
The Lathe of Heaven
As a mental health therapist I found a lot of the themes in this story enlightening, and just as many to be disturbing! Due to the "insider's scoop" s ...more
Dec 26, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
The Ezekiel Option (The Last Jihad, #3)
As a political and spiritual apocalyptic thriller I found this story to be pretty engaging. I don't follow politics and world events as much as I prob ...more
Apr 02, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
The Windup Girl
PS NEARLY ONE YEAR LATER: I've thought a lot about this book since I read it. For some reason it has stayed with me. I feel the need to raise my ratin ...more
Sep 02, 2010
Jul 10, 2010
The Catcher in the Rye
Overrated trash. I didn't find anything interesting in this story and wouldn't consider it to be fine literature whatsoever. The story of a boy killin ...more
Aug 09, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Elfquest Archives, Vol. 1
I really REALLY loved this collection! Being somewhat new to the comic book/graphic novel scene I'd have to say that this is one of my favorites so fa ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Oct 16, 2009
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
I really enjoyed this story. It gripped me from the very first page and I had a hard time putting it down.

I found myself disliking a lot of the "Glade
Feb 13, 2012
Oct 24, 2011
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
I had no idea who Richard Feynman was before reading this book. Boy, what a character! He is one of those rare gifts to humanity who possesses a geniu ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
Dark Eden
I absolutely LOVED this book! I was intrigued by the storyline at the get-go but was drawn in further by the intricacies of the world upon which the b ...more
Nov 07, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
Winter Count
My good friend Paul recommended this book to me. Because he described Barry Lopez as a naturalist writer I initially expected this book to be complete ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 25, 2012
The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast, #3)
I've loved every Preston & Child book so far that I've read. This was no exception. The plots are always intriguing, the storytelling keeps you on ...more
Feb 08, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
Harry Potter meets The Lord of the Rings.

The hype surrounding this novel is not unfounded. I'm not normally a huge fan of medieval-era fantasy but was
May 2013
Sep 20, 2012
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
Since Tom Cruise has come out in the media with his outrageous statements about psychology I have been interested in Scientology.

This book does a grea
Nov 03, 2014
Nov 03, 2014
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