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Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
I was going to give this book four stars, but it occurred to me that I stayed up until 3:30 in the morning to finish it - probably safe to say that it ...more
Jul 31, 2010
Jul 31, 2010
 
Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines
3.83
Considering that I work on board one of the boats described in this book, I found it quite interesting.

The book begins with an overview of submarine
...more
Jun 19, 2008
May 06, 2008
 
Nightmare At 20,000 Feet: Horror Stories
4.10
I started reading this book earlier in the year - to be exact, I was working at a submarine museum and there weren't many visitors at the time. If you ...more
Apr 20, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
 
Superman: Red Son
4.14
While I wouldn't consider myself a comic junkie, I am at least knowledgeable about the genre. My academic and professional interests are geared toward ...more
Mar 2009
Apr 18, 2009
 
From Baghdad, With Love: A Marine, the War, and a Dog Named Lava (Lava #1)
4.07
This book feels almost like a well researched oral history of what is going on over in Iraq. It's a quick read (only took me a few hours, and that was ...more
May 27, 2008
May 06, 2008
 
Pavlov's Trout: The Incompleat Psychology of Everyday Fishing
3.92
Honestly, I wanted to like this book more. The first third of the book seemed too forced, as he kept up an artificial pace of jokes and fishing puns. ...more
Jul 28, 2010
Jul 31, 2010
 
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (Tucker Max, #1)
3.52
If I knew Tucker Max, I would probably dislike him. However, he is able to spin a wonderful web of stories in such a way that I found myself giggling ...more
not set
Aug 26, 2009
 
Ultralight Spin-Fishing: A Practical Guide for Freshwater and Saltwater Anglers
3.75
Fairly good overview if you are thinking about using an ultralight set up for fishing.
Apr 18, 2009
Apr 18, 2009
 
MR. ROOSEVELT'S STEAMBOAT THE FIRST STEAMBOAT TO TRAVEL THE MISSISSIPPI
3.33
Since there is an amazingly small amount of material on the subject, this is one of those books that you have to read to learn more about the first st ...more
Jul 03, 2008
May 06, 2008
 
The Story of American Freedom
3.87
If you have any interest in American history, then you should read this book. Was read in a class on the changing meaning of the words freedom and lib ...more
Jan 2003
May 06, 2008
 
Hostile Waters
3.92
Very good story of an incident that did happen off the Atlantic seaboard in 1986 - if it wasn't for the fact that Hunt for Red October came out first, ...more
Jan 2006
May 06, 2008
 
Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story Of American Submarine Espionage
4.11
YES YES YES. If you have ever even had a second's worth of thought wondering what submarine warfare during the Cold War was like, this is THE book tha ...more
Jan 2006
May 06, 2008
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
This is one of those books that I will read every so often for the rest of my life.

Let's put it this way - my mentally-disabled, overgrown dog? Yep,
...more
Jul 22, 2008
Jul 26, 2008
 
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
4.07
A very good book on a subject that is often overlooked when studying the Pacific War. It has been a while, and I would love to re-read the book again. ...more
Jan 2004
May 06, 2008
 
Engines of Tomorrow: How the World's Best Companies Are Using Their Research Labs to Win the Future
3.91
From a class on the history of Industrial Research and Development. Like history of technology or corporate bios? Read this
Jan 2004
May 06, 2008
 
Cinderella Story
3.27
This book is laid out the same way I would imagine Bill Murray's brain is.

So, to be redundant, its a funny book.
Jul 19, 2008
Jul 26, 2008
 
Rising Tide: The Untold Story Of The Russian Submarines That Fought The Cold War
3.67
Great overview of Russian submarine operations in the Cold War, makes a great companion read to Blind Mans Bluff
Jan 2007
May 06, 2008
 
A Collection of Essays
4.29
One of the books that really opened up my mind back in high school; especially read 'Charles Dickens.'
Jan 1999
May 06, 2008
 
Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: Women in Science, 1789-1979
3.67
I read this for class, and don't remember it. Maybe I should read it again...
Jan 2004
May 06, 2008
 
Samurai! (Military History)
4.26
Excellent story of what happened on the other side of the lines during WW2
Jan 2006
May 06, 2008
 
To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian
3.81
Good to read, a must read for all non-history major nerds out there
Jan 2007
May 06, 2008
 
Technological Change and the United States Navy, 1865–1945
4.00
When I write my masterpiece, I want to model it on this book
Jan 2007
May 06, 2008
 
Clear the Bridge!: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang
4.29
Awesome bio of submarine warfare in WW2. Must read
Jan 2007
May 06, 2008
 
Next
3.44
Not one of his better books...
Jan 2006
May 06, 2008
 
A Nation Transformed By Information: How Information Has Shaped The United States From Colonial Times To The Present
3.62
History of Technology geekness
Jan 2003
May 06, 2008
 
The Navy Times Book of Submarines: A Political, Social, and Military History
3.58
Great overview of submarines
Jan 2006
May 06, 2008
 
The Jersey Devil
3.59
He is totally real
not set
May 06, 2008
 
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
4.09
None
Jul 24, 2008
Jul 26, 2008
 
Hunting Warbirds: The Obsessive Quest for the Lost Aircraft of World War II
3.82
None
Jan 2007
May 06, 2008
 
The Lost World (Jurassic Park, #2)
3.62
None
not set
Jul 31, 2010
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