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Lost at Sea
I've read a bunch of books about teenagers trying to figure out who they are (e.g., Losers, Perks of being a Wallflower, Hairstyles of the Damned, mos ...more
Jan 2012
Feb 19, 2012
The Witching Hour (Lives of the Mayfair Witches #1)
I tried to pick this up about early high school time. Anne Rice was and is a hard sell for me, I am in that minority of people who never cared at all ...more
Jan 1996
Jun 09, 2011
Books like this are often read by people who are suffering from the same pain as the main character and maybe in some cases it is comforting or cathar ...more
Jan 2000
May 31, 2011
Channel Zero
First off, Ellis delivers an amazing intro. Quotable even. I don't think I've ever quoted an intro before, but here's a juicy taste-
"...and all of a s
Jan 2013
Aug 08, 2013
Civil War: Marvel Universe
So this book is going to represent ALL the Civil War comics (since there isn't one book on goodreads for them all and I am totally not commenting on a ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 05, 2010
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
For the most part, I liked it. It was ironic because I liked the first book but felt the ending kinda ruined it and in this book I thought the beginni ...more
Jan 2012
Mar 16, 2012
How I Became Stupid
I don't know if the main character is pseudo-intellectual or actually intellectual, either way he feels out of place in society and existential depres ...more
Jan 2009
Apr 05, 2014
Maze: Solve the World's Most Challenging Puzzle
Good grief. This book will be the death of me. I found it years ago, still haven't solved it, and sometimes it feels like the book isn't even real- li ...more
Jan 1998
Jul 09, 2009
How to Survive a Horror Movie: All the Skills to Dodge the Kills
Hilarious! Takes a lot from classic, easy to recognize horror movies and compiles advice in humorous and bizarre lists. This author has a great sense ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 05, 2009
This is a webcomic I greatly enjoyed and you can read them online at Bolt City dot com but this book is a beautiful addition to any collection. As far ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 05, 2012
Ted McKeever Library Book 1: Transit
Picked this up as a purchase on free comic book day 2014. My first experience with Ted McKeever (comics in '87, republished in 2008). My first impress ...more
May 05, 2014
May 05, 2014
The Shadow Out of Time: A Graphic Novel
Slightly slow but very gripping. The experience of Nathaniel Peaslee. Your typical political economic prof at Miskatonic U in Arkham (wish there was m ...more
Dec 21, 2014
Dec 21, 2014
The Summer People
The ending definitely sneaks up on you. This is a very short story, with really no suspicions or feelings of dread until nearly the end.

Mostly about
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Witchblade Origins Volume 1 (Witchblade Origins)
Initially I was turned off by this GN because of the over-the-top sexy look of the main character. "Starsky never had to do THIS to make a bust." Sorr ...more
Jan 2011
May 15, 2011
Locke & Key, Volume 5: Clockworks
Fantastic series. Really, I'd recommend it to pretty much any GN fan. This volume really put many pieces together that were hinted at because of a few ...more
Jan 2013
Aug 18, 2013
The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition
Holy hell, I must own about 21-25 copies of Alice in Wonderland and/or Through the Looking-Glass. This story FASCINATES me, mostly I think because the ...more
Jan 1988
May 27, 2011
DMZ, Vol. 1: On the Ground
I'm conservatively going with 4 stars, but my gut wants to go 5. I think I definitely need to read more volumes to get a better feel of it. But, I was ...more
Jan 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Sing No Evil
I really liked the metal references, the art work, and the whole theme of trying to figure out your life.

What I thought could be stronger was the sup
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
Hopeless Savages Volume 2: Ground Zero
This is the first Hopeless Savages book I read and it totally drew me into the family. This one is mostly about the documentary about the parents and ...more
Jan 2005
Jul 08, 2009
RASL, Vol. 2: The Fire of St. George (RASL, #2)
Once again, not super impressed by this new Smith series. Rasl 2 continues the storyline of jumping between dimensions basically evading the rat/lizar ...more
Jan 2010
Sep 06, 2010
Cyrano de Bergerac
Required reading my senior year of high school. At the time I read it I had seen Roxanne (the Steve Martin dramady based off the play). I thought the ...more
Jan 2000
Jun 09, 2011
The Nightmare Factory, Vol. 1
Definitely creepy. Ligotti really built up a nightmare with a great amount of skill. But each story's ending left me wishing he would have taken it a ...more
not set
Apr 16, 2012
Mere Christianity
Oh dear. A book about religion. Spotting this as the odd duck out from my other sci fi/fantasy books wont be difficult. I read this for required readi ...more
Jan 2003
May 27, 2011
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Last Gleaming (Season 8, #8)
What a gorgeous end to Season 8. I mostly say that because I know there's going to be a season 9 with more baddies and familiar faces. This last issue ...more
Jan 2011
Jun 30, 2011
Action Philosophers: Ayn Rand!
You know what, 1 star. Not reflecting the art or anything but ratings reflect the story's plot too and even though this is a biography, I've learned t ...more
Jan 2013
Apr 20, 2013
This play is re-imagined so many different ways depending on your source. I love this play, especially the uncontrolled conspiracies of everyone tryin ...more
Jan 1998
Jul 10, 2009
Friends With Boys
First things first, hate the title. It makes it sound so full of teeny annoying drama. This isn't that.

Now that that's out of the way, let's get into
Jan 2012
Sep 05, 2012
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
Hilarious. But if you read her blog, you know Jenny Lawson is incredibly funny (in a slightly disturbing, high use of parenthesis and addressing the r ...more
Jan 2013
Aug 08, 2013
The Oz/Wonderland Chronicles: Chapter One
It was ok. I REALLY REALLY wanted to like it. I obsess over Alice in Wonderland and have just gone through a big Oz kick. I imagine stories about a cr ...more
Jan 2013
Aug 08, 2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Most of my favorite Gaiman books he wrote years ago. This one really stood out among his more recent books. I think a big reason for that is I was sur ...more
Jan 2013
Aug 08, 2013
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