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Specter of the Past (Star Wars: The Hand of Thrawn, #1)
**spoiler alert** This was not the last Star Wars book I ever read, but it was almost the last. I read this and the sequel, but they just didn't hook ...more
Jan 1999
Nov 16, 2009
Blood Blockade Battlefront Volume 1
I want to rate this one higher, but it really didn't catch me the way a first volume should. It assumes too much about the characters that it introduc ...more
Aug 23, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
Aflame (Star Wars:  Knight Errant Comic, #1)
I don't know if having the actual book in my hand would have fixed this, but the type was cramped. At times I had trouble reading it, so much so that ...more
May 10, 2011
May 11, 2011
The Web of Titan (Galahad, #2)
While not quite as fast paced and interesting as the first book, I did enjoy this one and will definitely read the next one. I think part of the lack ...more
May 21, 2011
May 16, 2011
The Cassini Code (Galahad, #3)
So, instead of a threat from the outside, this time the crew faces danger in the form of conflict from within. Some of its members, specifically a boy ...more
Jun 04, 2011
May 26, 2011
Ask and the Answer, The
I've decided that this author is particularly evil because he must realize that ending books the way he does isn't right in by any definition of the w ...more
Apr 09, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
This book is really more of a 4.5 star book than a 5 star, but it is closer to a 5 star than a 4 star so I'll give it the extra .5 ^.^
I was a bit hesi
Mar 24, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
Monsters of Men
You can read the first part of this review without spoiling the plot of the book, but don't read beyond the all caps if you want to read the book with ...more
Apr 28, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
The Dark Zone: A Galahad Book
I'm still not sure what to think of this one (especially the ending). I will say that the pacing was a little better for me than all but the first boo ...more
Jul 14, 2011
May 29, 2011
From Angels to Aliens: Teenagers, the Media, and the Supernatural
While the book is written on a very interesting topic, the format does detract a bit from the subject. The author repeated some of her own sentences a ...more
May 13, 2010
May 07, 2010
I'm somewhat ambivalent about this one. The story isn't very original, but the way the old plot ideas come together is a bit original. The angels are ...more
May 28, 2010
May 28, 2010
I really enjoyed this book. Thom is a pretty good character who mostly deals with his problems in a realistic, if a bit dramatic, manner. I did find m ...more
Mar 30, 2010
Nov 24, 2009
Speaker for the Dead (The Ender Quintet, #2)
I have trouble remembering what this book is about. I'd have to read it again to give a truly fair view of it. I do remember there being interaction w ...more
Jan 2002
Nov 12, 2009
Xenocide (The Ender Quintet, #3)
This book really targets religious and racial views through the genocide (xenocide) of another species. This was harder to read than the first two bec ...more
Jan 2002
Nov 12, 2009
The Invasion (Animorphs, #1)
I read this whole series. I loved most of it, but some of the books weren't as good as the others. The idea of being able to morph into an animal but ...more
Jul 1996
Nov 16, 2009
Heir to the Empire (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, #1)
I remember this trilogy being somewhat slower than some of the other books. I still enjoyed and read all three of the books. It was good and it fit we ...more
Jan 1998
Nov 16, 2009
The Courtship of Princess Leia (Star Wars)
I read this book over and over again, especially the last few chapters. I loved the scenes between Han and Leia even though I was pretty fixated on Lu ...more
Jan 1998
Nov 16, 2009
Star Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (Star Wars, #1)
I liked Brooks' novelization of the movie. It wasn't so in line with the movie that it felt like a repeat. It was well written and paced, but the stor ...more
Mar 05, 2000
Nov 16, 2009
Wraith Squadron (Star Wars: X-Wing, #5)
This was probably one of the best of the X-Wing books. The characters that made up Wraith Squadron were edgier than Rogue Squadron. They just apealed ...more
Jan 1999
Nov 16, 2009
Rogue Squadron (Star Wars: X-Wing, #1)
I read most if not all of the X-Wing books despite them being hard to find at the time I read them. I loved the battle scenes and the relationships am ...more
Jan 1999
Nov 16, 2009
The Beginning (Animorphs, #54)
**spoiler alert** For one thing, naming the last book in a series The Beginning is just awful. It's even worse with this series because the only begin ...more
Jan 2001
Nov 16, 2009
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
I loved this book. Ender is an intriguing character and the training he goes through is fascinating to observe. He is so smart and yet the entire syst ...more
Jan 2002
Nov 12, 2009
The Martian Chronicles
These stories were seriously weird. I enjoy sci-fi and realize that meeting aliens would be a very odd experience, but a lot of events in these storie ...more
not set
Nov 19, 2009
Ambush at Corellia (Star Wars: The Corellian Trilogy, #1)
This trilogy was a bit slow. It didn't have enough of Luke in it to really catch my full attention at the time.
Jan 1998
Nov 16, 2009
Vector Prime (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order, #1)
This is the book that ended my obsessive reading of Star Wars novels. The writing was alright, but certain things occurred that made me decide I was f ...more
Sep 15, 2004
Nov 16, 2009
The First Journey (Alternamorphs, #1)
I've never been much of a fan of choose your own adventures. If I'm going to make up a story using the same characters and situations, I don't really ...more
Jan 2000
Nov 16, 2009
The Andalite's Gift (Megamorphs, #1)
This was mostly just a repeat of the first book in the series from a different point of view.
Jan 1998
Nov 16, 2009
In the Time of Dinosaurs (Megamorphs, #2)
This was definitely my favorite of the spin-off books. They turned into dinosaurs!
Jun 1998
Nov 16, 2009
Animorphs: Visser (Animorphs Chronicles, #3)
not set
Nov 16, 2009
The Hork Bajir Chronicles (Animorphs Chronicles, #2)
not set
Nov 16, 2009
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