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Shinobi Life, Vol. 01
4.04
A capable female protagonist, a protective love interest with eyes only for her, time travel and ninjas! Beni is not a totally helpless character, but...more
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May 16, 2009
 
Sheep and Wolves
4.28
Easy to read. Disquieting imagery complete with body functions. Very graphic.
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Mar 26, 2009
 
Sucks to Be Me: The All-True Confessions of Mina Hamilton, Teen Vampire (maybe) (Sucks to Be Me, #1)
3.73
Action, mystery, seduction, these are the things you are most likely to find in a thrilling vampire story.

None of those are in this book.

In order to p...more
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Jan 22, 2010
 
The Film Club: A True Story of a Father and Son
3.15
Supports what I know about school, which is if you're not learning much from it, you're not missing much if you don't go. Avril Lavigne dropped out af...more
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Oct 16, 2009
 
The Zen of Zombie: Better Living Through the Undead
3.45
There are some good pieces of advice in this book.
Two things I didn't like:
The part where he used gay as an insult. The author should take his own adv...more
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Oct 07, 2009
 
Gone with the Wind
4.25
At times the author seems to embrace slavery, I don't know if this is simply for effect or her own opinion. The historical paragraphs can be long, but...more
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Apr 22, 2011
 
Death Note Box Set
4.53
I find myself liking the anime more than the manga for the action. In the manga, there is quite a lot of discussion, and strategy while the characters...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Harley Quinn: Preludes and Knock-Knock Jokes
4.00
I think this comic brings out Harley's personality. The artwork reminds me of Batman: The animated series as the expressions on people's faces are a l...more
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Feb 12, 2009
 
The Golden Cat (The Wild Road #2)
3.95
Follow up book to The Wild road. The writing style of the author has changed from the first, and therefore I did not like this one. The three separate...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
A Dickens of a Cat: And Other Stories of the Cats We Love
3.75
One time I was too lazy to change the channel, and ended up watching a show about how to save a relationship, or something. After some testimonies, ou...more
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Mar 04, 2010
 
Anthem
3.61
As with many dystopian futures, this dire prediction could not be further from the truth. For me, this short book was easier to access than Rand's muc...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Glamorama
3.44
For me, this turned into two different books. The first book about a stereotypical model with aspirations of sleeping with the 'next' woman and openin...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Monster
3.81
Very sparse detail, but good narration. Because the characters couldn't care, I couldn't find a real reason to care about them. Main character stays m...more
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Mar 27, 2010
 
White Oleander
3.88
Narration pulled me in from the first page. The mother, aside from her dreaming quality is reminiscent of nagging, critical mothers. The observations...more
Feb 25, 2009
Feb 24, 2009
 
Catwoman: When in Rome
3.84
I think they did Catwoman's character very well, although the fact that no one really thought much of Selina Kyle coming to Rome and then Catwoman hap...more
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Feb 18, 2010
 
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1)
3.56
Was okay, didn't care too much for the protagonist who goes from a materialistic person to... someone who is a little less materialistic. A few more b...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Astro City, Vol. 4: The Tarnished Angel
4.21
**spoiler alert** The 'villian makes a monster that only he can defeat' was in here before The Incredibles; I know, I checked the edition date. As wit...more
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Jan 28, 2009
 
Hellblazer: Setting Sun
4.08
As much as I like Constantine, I think most of the stories here were a bit brutal for me. Three stories where he takes on murderers, one on reflection...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
The Living Dead (The Living Dead, #1)
3.83
I found a lot of the stories to be introspective, as the protagonists must examine themselves amongst the dead. There were many what if scenarios whic...more
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Jan 23, 2009
 
Son of a Witch (The Wicked Years, #2)
3.42
Was okay, then third person turned into first person perspective. I wasn't into the whole Maguire recreation of history, so this book didn't really ap...more
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Mar 24, 2009
 
InuYasha: Family Matters (InuYasha, #2)
4.27
Before I knew this was manga; before the anime came out; I read this. A promising start to what becomes many many many many volumes that haven't reall...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Soon I Will Be Invincible
3.68
Promising start from the villain's point of view, his observations on his beginnings and motivations, and then downgrades into the regular superhero s...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity
3.66
The author moves away from the stereotype of God being a white male, and toward the stereotype of the magical negro.

This book seems to contribute to e...more
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Jun 23, 2010
 
The Club Dumas
3.80
I saw the movie, wanted to read the source of inspiration. Was hard to imagine how someone could read this book and then was able to see a movie in it...more
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
4.02
I liked Twilight, so I thought why not?
More of the stalking equals love, and also adds no means yes.
Can't wait for the next twilightesque book where r...more
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Mar 04, 2010
 
Q-In-Law (Star Trek: The Next Generation, #18)
3.82
Lwaxana Troi and Q meet, two of the great characters on star trek. Hilarity ensues. In the audio book, the actors that play Q and Lwaxana actually nar...more
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Jan 23, 2009
 
The Second Wives Club
3.40
As from the title, I think the author is trying to invoke the spirit of The first wives club, but I didn't really feel any sympathy for these women.
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Feb 27, 2009
 
The Rules of Attraction
3.70
Life in a college, where classes matter little compared to the disaffected lives of the students. Recurring characters from other Ellis books appear.
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Jan 22, 2009
 
Still Alice
4.26
Makes me think of Flowers for Algernon. Easy read, although it seems at times that the author simply wrote the individual signs and symptoms into epis...more
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Feb 18, 2010
 
Valley of the Dolls
3.64
After reading this book, I am hesitant to say what I took away from it. Control seems to be one of the issues that the characters struggle with.
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Sep 16, 2010
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