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Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8)
4.42
it was amazing
This is an example of urban fantasy at it's finest.
I hate to say it, but I've given up on a lot of the series in the adult UF genre that I used to l
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Mar 18, 2014
Apr 16, 2013
 
Gentle Rogue (Malory-Anderson Family, #3)
4.23
liked it
This cover is Fabiolous, right?!
Hyuck, hyuck!

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I went into this knowing that it was an (almost) 20 year old romance about pirates, so I was prepared to
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Apr 28, 2017
Apr 06, 2017
 
Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier, Volume 1: The Man on the Wall
3.08
it was ok
Bucky is a pretty hot commodity right now, amirite?
So how could this be anything but awesome?!

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Yeah, well, The Man on the Wall? Not awesome.
Not. Awesom
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Jun 20, 2016
Jun 20, 2016
 
The Unwritten: Tommy Taylor and the Ship That Sank Twice
4.01
really liked it
I almost didn't read this.
Because who cares about the origin story of a fictious character another fictious character is named after, right?
Ok, but th
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May 13, 2017
May 04, 2017
 
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey Volume 1: Who Is Oracle?
3.64
liked it
I wasn't the biggest fan of this one after I read the Rebirth issue, but volume one wasn't as bad as I thought it would be.

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That doesn't mean I loved i
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Jun 09, 2017
Oct 04, 2016
 
Hawkeye vs. Deadpool
4.21
really liked it
{insert booming announcer voice here}
Ladies and gentlemen, for the first time ever (view spoiler), two of Marvel's (view sp
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Nov 06, 2016
Jun 22, 2015
 
The Immortal Iron Fist: The Complete Collection Vol. 2
3.89
liked it
In preparation for Netflix's newest addition to the Marvel tv lineup, I figured it was high time I finished this run of Iron Fist. I'd thoroughly enjo ...more
Mar 09, 2017
Dec 01, 2015
 
Crossed (Soul Eaters, #3)
4.06
it was amazing
This is how you end a trilogy!
Maybe this wasn't quite 5 star material, but I'm rounding up, because I think it deserves it for not being a huge letdo
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Sep 08, 2015
Aug 17, 2015
 
The Flash, Vol. 7: Savage World
3.55
really liked it
3.5 stars

I'm a pretty big fan of the Flash, but these days I'm mostly a fan of the character, and not so much the title. Venditti's New 52 Barry Allen
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Dec 02, 2016
Dec 07, 2015
 
Invincible Iron Man Vol. 1: Reboot
3.91
it was amazing
Loved it!
This is about as close to perfection as an Iron Man story gets, in my humble opinion.
First, the art. It. Is. Fantastic.
Just look at the faci
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Feb 24, 2017
Feb 14, 2017
 
The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man
4.27
really liked it
Whoa. Nothing is creepier than the 'burbs.

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This seems to have fairly positive reviews, but there are those that thought this was pretty boring. And I c
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Oct 14, 2016
May 28, 2016
 
Southern Bastards, Vol. 1: Here Was a Man
4.13
really liked it
The entire time I was reading this I kept thinking, This is just like those movies The Hubs likes to watch!

One man. Alone, outnumbered, and outmatched
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May 15, 2015
Apr 27, 2015
 
The Heart of Betrayal (The Remnant Chronicles, #2)
4.33
really liked it
If you weren't a fan of the first book (and some of my friends were not), then I don't think anything about this book is going to change your mind. So ...more
Sep 06, 2015
May 12, 2015
 
Batman, Volume 10: Epilogue
3.51
liked it
Epilogue lives up to its name, in that it's just a sort of bye-bye volume made up of random leftover issues. Some are good, some are bad, and most are ...more
Feb 07, 2017
Jan 18, 2017
 
The Unwritten, Vol. 2: Inside Man
3.91
really liked it
So what would happen if Harry Potter became a real boy?

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And then grew up with no knowledge of who or what he was, signed the books he thought his dad
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Sep 23, 2016
Sep 20, 2016
 
The Walking Dead, Book One (The Walking Dead #1-12)
4.36
really liked it
Book One is apparently volumes 1 & 2, but even though I've already read and reviewed the first one, I still ended up reading most* of it again as ...more
Jul 11, 2015
Jul 09, 2015
 
The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
3.96
liked it
Oh, Holmes!
I still love you, but this was...not your best book, buddy.


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Hmm. Ok, now I remember why I never really read the full-length Sherlock storie
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Sep 18, 2015
Aug 25, 2015
 
Never Never
3.56
it was ok
2.5 stars

Boy, this was just kinda bleak and depressing.
I don't know what I was expecting, but it certainly wasn't this. I guess I was hoping for somet
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Sep 13, 2015
Aug 28, 2015
 
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1)
3.74
liked it
So, Steven recommended this to me, and since I've enjoyed his recommendations in the past...I snagged this one from my library the same day.
Was it any
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May 02, 2016
Oct 23, 2009
 
Justice League: Darkseid War - Power of the Gods
3.37
liked it
This is a companion to the Darkseid War, with several special one-shot issues showing what's happening to our favorite DC superheroes now that they've ...more
Jun 13, 2016
May 18, 2016
 
What If Aunt May Had Died Instead of Uncle Ben?
3.28
liked it
This (and several other What Ifs) popped up on the home page of my Marvel Unlimited account the other night, and this one looked especially campy, so. ...more
Nov 04, 2016
Nov 02, 2016
 
Invincible Iron Man, Volume 2: The War Machines
3.28
liked it
3.5 stars

Ok, the biggest problem (for me) was the art. It can really make or break it with me, and this just stuff just wasn't what I was looking for
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Mar 14, 2017
Feb 24, 2017
 
Superman, Volume 2: Return to Glory
2.66
it was ok
Well. Ouch.
It was pretty painful to see this weird-ass plot just sort of meander around for as long as it did.
By the midway point, I was like...
Just
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Jan 25, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
Flirting with Disaster (Jackson: Girl's Night Out, #2)
3.77
really liked it
Story-wise this one is a solid 3 stars. I didn't dislike it, but the plot really didn't do much for me one way or the other. Readable without being me ...more
Mar 28, 2017
Mar 12, 2017
 
Avengers: Time Runs Out, Volume 2
3.71
really liked it
Fun.
Crazy, overwhelming, a bit hard to follow, but...mostly fun.
Honestly, though? I'm just looking forward to finishing this out, and moving on.

Why, y
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Aug 22, 2016
Aug 04, 2016
 
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.99
it was ok
2.5 stars

Hmmm. At first, I really thought this was going to be at least a 4 star book. It was interesting and full of detail!
Then suddenly, it wasn't
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May 08, 2012
Dec 13, 2010
 
The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)
3.81
liked it
I don't know.
I liked some parts of it, but it was weird/draggy/& preachy in parts, too. Guess I'll settle on 3 stars?

First off, the whole stone in
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May 09, 2016
May 02, 2016
 
Avengers, Volume 2: The Last White Event
3.57
liked it
Alrighty. So *cough* this is a tad trippy, disjointed, and weird.
But. I'm assuming that Hickman is building towards something big, and I'm willing to
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Nov 24, 2015
Nov 23, 2015
 
JLA: Gods and Monsters
3.43
really liked it
Looking at the reviews, I think this might not be for anyone who hasn't seen (and liked) the movie first.

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I suppose the reason for this one was to giv
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Dec 14, 2016
Dec 10, 2016
 
Green Arrow, Volume 8: The Nightbirds
3.33
liked it
Surprisingly interesting, considering the story was made entirely of ridiculous characters and plotlines.
And I truly mean that in the nicest way poss
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Dec 14, 2016
Nov 18, 2016
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