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Forever Free
If you are not a fan of The Forever War, don't read this book. If you are a fan of the Forever War, definitely don't read this book.

The plot of the l
Mar 27, 2010
Mar 13, 2010
Black Hole
I had to force myself to finish this. In fact, were I not reading it for a book club, I probably would've given up about halfway through.

The virus/pl
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
Trek to Kraggen-Cor (Mithgar, #12; The Silver Call, #1)
This is pretty blatantly Lord of the Rings fanfic with the serial numbers barely filed off. Following the destruction of not-Sauron a few centuries ag ...more
May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015
Pride and Prejudice
This is an absolutely wonderful book, and one that I have gone far too long without reading. I've experienced a number of adaptations since I first re ...more
Mar 16, 2015
Mar 08, 2015
The Nine Lives of Christmas
This was a cute little book. I'll admit that the cat is what drew me to this, and I'm glad he did. Ambrose is a well-written kitty, and I loved the pa ...more
Dec 25, 2014
Dec 25, 2014
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Unfortunately, I had a lot of problems with this. While the idea of Pride and Prejudice with zombies thrown into the mix seemed like it would be fun, ...more
Apr 27, 2015
Jul 19, 2010
Princeless Book 2: Get Over Yourself (Princeless, Vol. 2)
The continuing adventures of Adrienne are pretty fun, though I liked this volume slightly less than the previous one. I think that's mostly because th ...more
Jan 14, 2015
Jan 14, 2015
The Time Ships
While I felt as if The Time Machine was somewhat too short, this novel was almost certainly too long. Baxter did do a good job of presenting this as a ...more
Jun 08, 2012
May 23, 2012
Gunnar's Daughter
This was a very good book. While this is written in a style very similar to that of the actual Icelandic Sagas, it manages to have more psychological ...more
Dec 06, 2013
Dec 01, 2013
Sleight of Hand (Bite Back, #1)
This was an excellent book from start to finish. The protagonist, a PI who was infected with vampirism during her time in a special ops unit, is quite ...more
Oct 21, 2014
Aug 27, 2013
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories
This was a really nice collection of a wide range of vampire fiction from almost two centuries, from the earliest vampire stories up through the mid-1 ...more
Apr 30, 2015
Oct 14, 2014
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
On a second reading, this graphic novel simply doesn't hold up as well as it first did. The characterization of Batman seems off, including multiple m ...more
Mar 05, 2011
Oct 04, 2009
Secret Six, Vol. 1: Unhinged
The artwork is fine. The story and characters, on the other hand:

The MacGuffin the plot revolves around is kinda stupid. My initial reaction was to wo
Jan 2012
Jan 01, 2012
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Honestly, I didn't really like this at all. I feel pretty weird about the fact that a large part of the premise rests on Sarah being a woman who has a ...more
Feb 15, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story
This was an interesting book. In essence, it's a graphic novel adaptation of most of Interview with the Vampire. As the title implies, it covers Claud ...more
Jan 02, 2015
Jan 02, 2015
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
This was somewhat different from what I expected, though I admit that now that I've read it I'm not quite sure what I expect it to be like. However, t ...more
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Buckaroo Banzai: No Matter Where You Go, There You Are...
Terrible. The artwork is pretty universally bad. All of the characters, especially Banzai, feel incredibly out of character. The established history o ...more
not set
Jun 04, 2010
Pride & Prejudice
This was...okay. The art is competent but not really that great, and sometimes the way characters are described acting in narration boxes doesn't real ...more
Jul 24, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
Killer Cupcakes (A Lexy Baker Bakery Mystery, #1)
This was a fun, quick read. The protagonist is a bit too stereotypically feminine for my tastes - running a bakery is fine, but doing it in high heels ...more
Oct 22, 2014
Oct 22, 2014
Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere
I feel rather torn about this adaptation. On the one hand, I really like Neverwhere's wonderful story, both in the book format in which I first encoun ...more
Jan 02, 2015
Jan 02, 2015
The Dark Tide (Mithgar, #9; Iron Tower Trilogy, #1)
This was a little better than I expected it to be. It's not the point for point ripoff of Lord of the Rings I thought it was. Instead, this novel is l ...more
May 12, 2014
May 13, 2014
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
To be honest, my rating for this is based more on the artwork and the general presentation of the book than on the story itself. The story isn't bad o ...more
Feb 08, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
Shadows of Doom (Mithgar, #10; Iron Tower Trilogy, #2)
Well, this was certainly a book I read. It's not particularly better than the first one overall, though there are a few improvements, but I can't real ...more
May 19, 2014
May 20, 2014
The Darkest Day (Mithgar, #11; Iron Tower Trilogy, #3)
This was, in some ways, better than the first two books. This is in large part because there was a lot more action and a lot less traveling. McKiernan ...more
May 23, 2014
May 23, 2014
Beezus and Ramona
This was a pretty good book. I remember enjoying this series and the Henry books as a kid, and it's nice to see that this still holds up fairly well. ...more
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
This is relatively fun, but I think I liked it a lot better as a kid. Of course, a large part of that may be that I originally read an annotated editi ...more
May 07, 2015
Feb 27, 2014
Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall (Fables)
I come to this with no knowledge of Fables and thus it's quite possible that I'd get more enjoyment out of it if I was familiar with this particular v ...more
Jun 04, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
An Old Friend of the Family (Dracula Series, #3)
Well, this was moderately less frustratingly awful than the previous two books in the series. I mean, it was still fairly bad, but since Dracula himse ...more
Apr 04, 2015
Apr 02, 2015
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)
This was a pretty fun installment of the series. I think the Percy Jackson books are definitely one series that gets better as it goes on. Percy, as a ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Feb 17, 2015
Tailing a Tabby (A Bookmobile Cat Mystery #2)
As with the first book in the series, this was a very enjoyable cozy mystery. Minnie is just as good a character as she was in the first book. She's c ...more
Aug 08, 2014
Aug 07, 2014
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