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In Cold Blood
4.01
I originally thought this book would be a page turner on hypothermia. Being that thermoregulation keeps human blood at about 100 degrees, and hypother...more
not set
Dec 17, 2008
 
Civil War
4.04
So, like, uh, the superheroes split 'cause the government (read as "damn government") wants them to register and get paid to do what they do. Then, li...more
not set
Mar 11, 2009
 
The Sportswriter: Bascombe Trilogy (1)
3.72
To be honest, the only reason I gave this two stars is the fact that there were some great one-off lines in this book that, taken by themselves, lead...more
Mar 07, 2011
Mar 02, 2011
 
Batman R.I.P.
3.71
A good idea for a story, but there are WAY to many tie-ins to other storylines for it to even begin to make sense. DC tried to change so many things w...more
not set
Feb 03, 2010
 
House of Leaves
4.15
Just because it's different, doesn't mean it's good.
not set
Dec 17, 2008
 
A Short History of Nearly Everything
4.17
A great skim of the last 13 billion years or so (with apologies to James Ussher). This book is a great guide and touches on so many different topics w...more
not set
Dec 18, 2008
 
The Thin Man
3.99
This is the greatest dieting book ever. This diet is based around drinking and sarcastic, silver tongued dialogue. I do not recommend this for people...more
Nov 2008
Dec 17, 2008
 
Play It As It Lays
3.87
A gut-wrenching novel of despair. Ride the snake as Maria descends (ascends???) into madness. Is the "everything" really "nothing"? An aging, unwanted...more
Feb 03, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
The great american novel. Shows a person can become anything they want given the right, if not misplaced, motivation. And yet, no matter how far we co...more
Jan 1992
Dec 17, 2008
 
Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, #1)
3.91
A blustery, blow hard piece of historical fiction. Over-indulged and much to involved. In essence, this book, like it's namesake, is a great tool of r...more
Nov 2007
Dec 17, 2008
 
Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17)
4.00
This seemed more like a great story that happened to have a mystery within its pages. Speaks volumes about human character and how sometimes it is the...more
Dec 2008
Dec 17, 2008
 
The Plague
3.96
Such a great exploration into panic, the abitlity of humanity to adjust normal life to its circumstances, and a comment or two about hope. I would hig...more
not set
Dec 22, 2008
 
Secret Wars
3.72
I'm reading the actual comics, not the Graphic Novel. So far it seems a tad bit dated. It is a great testament to how much comics have changed. Also s...more
Mar 03, 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
We3
4.01
What a great read. Amazing artwork accompanies this disturbing and heartwarming story of 3 pets who have been taught new tricks by the military. But w...more
not set
Feb 03, 2010
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.84
This was a great read. It is always nice to read a story about an overweight fan boy and not have it just be me writing my own memoirs. I really enjoy...more
not set
Feb 24, 2009
 
Anansi Boys
3.97
Kinda seemed like he was in it for the paycheck. Lacks the creativity and fluid story telling in his other books.
Jan 2005
Dec 17, 2008
 
Watchmen
4.31
One of the greatest works of ficiton in any genre. An epic story...a morality play in graphic novel form.
Mar 2007
Dec 17, 2008
 
Batman: The Long Halloween
4.25
Loeb is the master Batman story teller. And Self has the art to compliment him.
Jan 2006
Dec 17, 2008
 
Eaters of the Dead
3.59
This is such a fun read. And as an anthropology nerd this book totally hits the spot.
Jan 1998
Dec 17, 2008
 
Marvel 1602
3.90
Great "what if" and a fun read. Love Nick Fury and Daredevil in this one.
Jan 2006
Dec 17, 2008
 
American Gods
4.10
Nothing like a little updated mythology to keep ya turning the page.
not set
Dec 17, 2008
 
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
4.10
Good story. Great characters.
Oct 2008
Dec 17, 2008
 
I'm a Lebowski, You're a Lebowski: Life, The Big Lebowski, and What Have You
4.03
A must read for any urban achiever.
not set
Dec 18, 2008
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
See the cat...see the cradle.
not set
Dec 18, 2008
 
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
4.27
Decent story. Greatly over-rated. A good turning point in the batman series...bringing back the dark side and torn emotions of the batman.
Jan 2006
Dec 17, 2008
 
The Weather of the Pacific Northwest
4.12
A great overview of Northwest weather features. A good read for people who think it just rains all the time up here.
not set
Mar 03, 2009
 
Gods' Man: A Novel in Woodcuts
4.30
None
not set
Dec 26, 2008
 
Death with Interruptions
3.95
None
not set
Dec 22, 2008
 
V for Vendetta
4.24
None
not set
Feb 14, 2010
 
The Maxx, Vol. 1
4.22
None
not set
Feb 16, 2010
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