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Baker's Bad Boys
Baker's Bad Boys is a book that was quite a surprise. I expected a collection of poetry and what I read is memories of the authors recollections of a ...more
Dec 09, 2010
Nov 18, 2010
**spoiler alert** Either the author invested much time in research or is a walking dictionary on vampire lore. I enjoyed the story very much reflectin ...more
Jul 07, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1)
Without any reservations, the best book I ever read. Steve Erickson is a master of fantasy. When I evaluate a book I ask myself these questions, is th ...more
Apr 05, 2010
Mar 06, 2010
The Most Dangerous Game
The best written book of short duration I have ever read. No complicated theme or subtleties in this book. The book embraces the very dark and primal ...more
Sep 04, 2006
Jan 19, 2010
The Converging (Converging Trilogy, #1)
Hi George Straatman: I am happy that i found your book on this site. "The Converging" is one of the best books I have ever read that in writing style ...more
Aug 21, 2009
Dec 10, 2009
Teeth (The South Pacific Trilogy #1)
WOW! WHAT A FANTASTIC, WELL CRAFTED, SUSPENSEFUL THRILLER!! I have a hard time fathoming that this is the author's debut novel. He writes like a veter ...more
Aug 26, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
Trans-Human (Post-Human, #3)
An fast paced adventure with many twist and turns, memorable characters and a surprising ending. This author again demonstrates his writing abilities ...more
Sep 15, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
The Herald
Poet Dean Baker has no qualms about diving into the waters of controversy. That is evident in poems like "Licence", "Pollyanna" and "Invitation". Some ...more
Aug 31, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
The Converging: Mark of the Demon (Converging trilogy, Bk #2)
Hi George Straatman: After reading the "Converging" I just had to own "Mark of the Demon". As soon as I purchased the novel I eagerly started to read ...more
Sep 10, 2009
Dec 11, 2009
The Keep (Adversary Cycle, #1)
I watched the movie version of this book first and thoroughly enjoyed it. The movie is a cult classic released in the early 1980's and I am very dissa ...more
not set
Jan 02, 2010
Circle of the witch
I really enjoyed this dark intense horror novel. This veteran novelist personalizes each character with much thought, I often envisioned the implicati ...more
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Black Knight: Ritchie Blackmore
A simply written book that does accomplish it's goal of being thorough and informative. Giving the reader a good perspective of one of the world's bes ...more
Sep 27, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
Journey through the Land of Shades (Bk. 1)
I thoroughly enjoyed this unusual conceptual fantasy novel. The author demonstrates his proficient ability to write an exceptional story beginning wit ...more
Aug 22, 2011
Jul 20, 2011
The Secret of A Spicy Jalapeno
When I received this book I really did not know what to expect. I am pleasantly surprised and must admit the book is one of the most unusual books I h ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
And Then There Were None
I have not read many mysteries. This one stands out after so many years. A group of friends spend a weekend on an island resort via a boat. One by on ...more
Sep 2002
Jan 05, 2010
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
Excellent novel! George Martin has a great imagination and an exceptional story writer. Easily the best book I have read in the last ten years. The se ...more
Feb 23, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
Deadhouse Gates (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #2)
**spoiler alert** I can not think of another author who writes fantasy as great as Steve Erickson does. Excellent novel! There are too many subplots a ...more
Aug 19, 2010
Jul 06, 2010
Post-Human (Post-Human, #2)
The author combines his scientific knowledge along with a well written plot to create a futuristic, suspenseful, thriller. Can you imagine a world in ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Apr 13, 2010
Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace
A very entertaining, informative, witty and honest true story. In the digital age we live in, online dating is becoming more appealing and prefered fo ...more
Apr 11, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
Dandelions in the Garden (Countess Elizabeth Bathory, #1)
WOW! An exceptional story which I enjoyed immensely. The author excels at all the important elements of creative writing. The character development is ...more
Apr 20, 2011
Jan 23, 2010
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1)
There is beauty in simplicity. When rating any book I ask myself one question, how much did I enjoy the story. Brandon Sanderson is an elite fantasy w ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 30, 2011
Abjection along the Road to Apotheosis (Journey, #2)
A great analogy to use for this explosive novel is like a very brilliant architect. The author weaves an exciting and dangerous plot with unique dynam ...more
Nov 12, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
The Converging: Closures In Blood
The author is a gifted story teller along with an amazing imagination which permeates through the last book of The Converging Trilogy, "Closures In Bl ...more
Jul 05, 2010
May 12, 2010
Poor Miss Finch
A delightful book! Wilkie Collins through his diligent research for the groundbreaking theme of this book and the colourful characters within it, prov ...more
Mar 08, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
An unusual book. Ayn Rand skillfully paints a blend of opposite emotions on a totaltarian society. One where everything is dictated by supposed "wise ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2010
Nightmares And Dreamscapes
*contains major spoilers! No one should forgo reading this book on the account of my review, the following is just my opinion.I have read this book in ...more
Feb 08, 2008
Jan 26, 2010
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2)
The first novel in this three novel series is so entertaining that rating this one is difficult. After the death of the tyrant the Lord Ruler, the wor ...more
Aug 06, 2013
Apr 02, 2013
Poemergency Room
This collection of poems far surpassed my expectations. The most unique and unusual book of poems I have ever read. The author has an incredible imagi ...more
Nov 19, 2010
Aug 09, 2010
The Ides Of March
One of the few books I was forced to read in high school that I immensely enjoyed. I read it so long ago but thought it was fantastic, an epic. The bo ...more
Apr 25, 1981
Jan 05, 2010
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
4.5 review to follow...
Jun 19, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
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