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Term Limits
did not like it
Jan 2005
May 08, 2008
The Night Manager
did not like it
Jul 06, 2009
Aug 13, 2008
Paper Towns
it was ok
Sep 16, 2010
Jun 12, 2010
Twelve Ordinary Men
The men's group at church is doing a study on this one, so I figured I'd give it a try.

What I've read so far is pretty interesting stuff, but I'm just
not set
Aug 29, 2010
Stranger in a Strange Land
Slogged through I think the first 150 pages or so and just couldn't get into it. When the due date came up at the library, I just returned it. I'm sur ...more
Feb 2012
Dec 07, 2011
You Suck (A Love Story, #2)
Starting to think I'm just not a Christopher Moore kind of guy. His stuff is fun and funny and all, but I just never feel COMPELLED to read his stuff ...more
Sep 05, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
Exquisite Corpse
it was ok
Given to me by a friend. Just a little too unflinchingly morose for my tastes. And not just because it's about a serial killer. I don't know. It was d ...more
Nov 2012
Nov 08, 2012
it was ok
I think I'm finally coming to grips with the fact that I'm just not a big Neil Gaiman fan. This is the second book of his that I just didn't care enou ...more
Sep 2011
Aug 25, 2011
Orcs (Orcs: First Blood, #1-3)
A hundred pages in, I just wasn't feeling any of the characters or plot drivers. Moving on.
Mar 2012
Mar 05, 2012
The Dark Half
did not like it
One of the few truly bad Stephen King books I've read in my life. I think King was trying to take the hyperbole of his "Richard Bachman" alter-ego thi ...more
Jan 2004
Jul 06, 2008
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
I'm putting this one on hold and reserving judgment for the time being. I've been "reading" it on audio book and I just keep finding that I space out ...more
not set
Sep 09, 2009
it was ok
Okay, I've tried. Numerous times. Like seriously I think I've picked this book up no less than four times in my life, each time committed to getting t ...more
not set
Nov 09, 2010
The Eagle Has Landed (Liam Devlin, #1)
I'm just not having good luck with spy novels. I'd heard that this was one of the best, if not THE best, in the genre. I made it through about 150 pag ...more
Aug 17, 2009
Jul 01, 2009
It's the First Day of School...Forever!
it was ok
Meh. It's supposed to be like "Groundhog Day" for kids where some kid has to relieve the worst first day of school over and over again. I just couldn' ...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
The God Delusion
it was ok
Even though at this point in life I find myself agreeing with the point of this book, it had none of the pizazz, none of the "holy crap this amazing" ...more
Jan 2009
Jun 30, 2009
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
liked it
Decent and at times intriguing, but with all the hype I've heard about this book, I was expecting some mind-blowing revelations. The book explores the ...more
May 05, 2010
Jun 24, 2008
it was ok
This one was a no-brainer to pick up as part of my "I really need to catch up on my classics" series. And I've gotta say, I just don't get what all th ...more
Feb 21, 2010
Dec 11, 2009
Zombie Spaceship Wasteland
it was ok
Patton is one of my favorite stand-up comedians and I think that's still his best medium. Performing live to people with short attention spans forces ...more
Oct 2011
Oct 24, 2011
Childhood's End
liked it
The first section of this book detailing what the arrival of our Alien Overlords does to society is amazing and mesmerizing and absolutely real. Then. ...more
Jul 2012
Nov 10, 2009
The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World
it was ok
Okay, I gave it a fair shot. I got through a little over 100 pages of it and had to restrain myself from shouting out loud almost the entire time. I p ...more
Oct 2009
Sep 15, 2009
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
it was ok
I once again find myself whining, "I just don't get it." Sure it had some funny moments of dry British wit which is always fun. But I just didn't get ...more
Oct 26, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
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