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How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less
3.70
really liked it
Sarah Glidden's graphic novel turned out to be more than I expected...in the best way possible. My familiarity with the conflict in Israel was novice ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Sep 02, 2011
 
Batman: The Black Mirror
4.29
it was amazing
The buzz behind Scott Snyder's 11 issue story arc was unbelievable. Everyone seemed to be coming out of the wood work in order to praise Snyder's acco ...more
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
Animal Man, Volume 1: The Hunt
4.01
it was amazing
When reinvesting into comics a couple of years back, I had all but given up on superheroes. The ideas, mythos, orgin stories, spandex, etc. that were ...more
May 04, 2012
May 04, 2012
 
An Object of Beauty
3.58
really liked it
BEFORE reading this book, the title by itself always appeared to be romantically optimistic, but now AFTER finishing it, the title skews towards the d ...more
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
liked it
As an overall review for the Hunger Games Trilogy, I found the plot line to be enjoyable enough and its conclusion to be satisfying. Though on a more ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Dec 26, 2011
 
Your Fathers, Where Are They? And The Prophets, Do They Live Forever?
3.58
liked it
This quick read falls into the lower rungs of Eggers books I've enjoyed. I liked the concept and style, but when compared to the likes of ZEITOUN or W ...more
Oct 04, 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
De:Tales: Stories From Urban Brazil
3.50
really liked it
Still high off the fumes left by "Daytripper" (my favorite graphic novel of 2011), I decided to pick up this collection of re-released short stories-- ...more
Dec 30, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
Neonomicon
3.40
it was ok
Although Moore has earned a reputation as the industry's preeminent writer, I feel as though my high expectations were what ultimately made this graph ...more
May 24, 2011
May 24, 2011
 
Batman, Volume 1: The Court of Owls
4.30
it was amazing
It'd be silly to praise Snyder anymore than I already have. With his runs on "Detective Comics" and "Gates of Gotham," he's pretty much sealed his rep ...more
May 04, 2012
May 04, 2012
 
Ex Machina, Vol. 10: Term Limits (Ex Machina, #10)
3.95
really liked it
The Ex Machina ended on a strong note (though the art seemed to have slipped a bit)....though the series would get a bit semi-preachy in regards to cu ...more
not set
Aug 29, 2011
 
Preacher, Volume 1: Gone to Texas
4.16
liked it
Preacher can be juvenile at times when it comes to dialogue and character development, but oddly I have found it forgivable because the overall concep ...more
Sep 02, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.05
it was amazing
I don't think it is possible to expand upon all the great things written about this novel throughout history.

Any book this thought provoking and beaut
...more
May 18, 2011
May 13, 2011
 
Mister Wonderful: A Love Story
3.74
really liked it
Clowes is a true master of the medium. His playful narrative techniques are as sincere and unforced as the story he tells.

I couldn't help but smile a
...more
May 14, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
Ham on Rye
4.16
really liked it
Bukowski comes off as a bastard to be around, but always such a joy to read.

How utterly conflicting.

A latter 20th century tragic hero for sure.
May 13, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
The Sixth Gun, Vol. 1: Cold Dead Fingers
4.00
really liked it
A supernatural-meets-western storyline that reads like an enjoyable and satisfying summer blockbuster movie.
May 23, 2013
May 22, 2013
 
The Winter of Our Discontent
3.99
really liked it
Favorite line: "Good God, what a mess of draggle-tail impulses a man is-and a woman too, I guess."
Jan 2008
May 09, 2011
 
The Manhattan Projects, Vol. 1: Science. Bad.
3.90
really liked it
The series that introduced me to the mind of Jonathan Hickman. Thank God.
Aug 10, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
It
4.17
it was amazing
What can I say other than I've come to enjoy the thorough, patient style of King's storytelling purism. I admire how he can so easily exploit the visc ...more
Feb 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
Scalped, Volume 10: Trail's End
4.42
it was amazing
So long, old friend. It's been a helluva ride.
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
Bossypants
3.94
really liked it
I wanted to read this as soon as it was released early last year, UNTIL I found out she narrated her own unabridged audiobook. Then, being the cheap p ...more
Jan 2012
Dec 16, 2011
 
11/22/63
4.29
really liked it
Admittedly, I know Stephen King's stories more so filtered through other media (tv, movies, graphic novels) rather than his actual written work. "Unde ...more
Dec 17, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
The Sixth Gun, Vol. 2: Crossroads
4.09
really liked it
It's official: I'm addicted.
May 23, 2013
May 22, 2013
 
Paper Girls, Vol. 1
3.87
really liked it
Keep it up, Brian.
Aug 07, 2016
Aug 07, 2016
 
The Road to Woodbury (The Walking Dead #2)
3.70
it was ok
Yep.
Oct 2014
Sep 26, 2014
 
The Girl on the Train
3.88
it was ok
Had promise, but characters were Lifetime Channel movie cut outs, where the villain monologues his confession. Hackneyed beyond the pale.
Jul 21, 2016
Jun 28, 2016
 
The Underground Railroad
4.04
really liked it
Between this novel and Whitehead's "Zone One," I'm officially a fan.
Aug 29, 2016
Aug 12, 2016
 
The Goldfinch
3.87
it was amazing
Simply put, this novel is a gut punch of brilliant prose, character, and story. I'm completely convinced Theo is an actual living, breathing person.

T
...more
Oct 02, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
The Stand: The Night Has Come
4.53
really liked it
A great conclusion to a great adaptation.
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
 
Just Kids
4.14
it was amazing
This book floored me. I have a new appreciation for Patti Smith.
Jun 10, 2011
May 09, 2011
 
Saga of the Swamp Thing: Book Four
4.33
it was amazing
Moore's run of Swamp Thing continues to stun me. I never read gothic horror, but Swamp Thing is astounding and has peaked my curiosity towards the gen ...more
May 31, 2011
May 31, 2011
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