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The Martian
4.37
Mark Watney and a crew of daring astronauts travel to Mars for what was to be a temporary visit to the Red Planet. When Mark is feared dead following ...more
Jan 12, 2015
Mar 24, 2014
 
The Deep
3.37
A mysterious disease dubbed “the ‘gets” is ravaging the human population. Starting off slowly, it hinders your ability to remember where you parked or ...more
Sep 2014
Jun 23, 2014
 
Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation
3.84
When the folks at Nintendo released the 8-bit NES (Nintendo Entertainment System), the home console industry was on its last legs. Following a spectac ...more
May 19, 2014
May 09, 2014
 
The Troop
3.67
A boy scout troop sets up camp on an island off the coast of Prince Edward Island. A planned retreat away from everyday life, the boys and their scout ...more
Dec 05, 2013
Dec 04, 2013
 
I Am Pilgrim (Pilgrim, #1)
4.19
Pilgrim is the code-name for one of the world’s foremost authorities in forensic investigation. Spending his entire career employed by a secret divisi ...more
Apr 08, 2014
Mar 16, 2014
 
The Long Walk
4.10
This tale takes place in the future, I'm not entirely sure when King has this marked for but it sure as hell isn't present day. You've got 100 teens a ...more
Feb 25, 2011
Dec 27, 2010
 
Gone Girl
3.98
My thoughts on Gillian Flynn’s blockbuster novel have been marinating in my brain for the past few days. I’ve written, erased and rewritten this revie ...more
Aug 08, 2014
Aug 04, 2014
 
The Acolyte
3.60
Jonah Murtag is an Acolyte on the New Bethlehem police force. His job: eradicate all heretical religious faiths, their practitioners, and artefacts. M ...more
Mar 22, 2015
Jan 18, 2015
 
Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
4.19
When I put down Horns, I had a feeling I was going to be a Joe Hill fan. However, when I finished Locke and Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft, I trade ...more
Feb 20, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Misery
4.05
Acclaimed novelist Paul Sheldon, badly injured in a car accident, is held captive by deranged super-fan Annie Wilkes. A former RN, she vows to aid him ...more
Oct 21, 2014
Oct 08, 2014
 
Galveston
3.74
"I knew the past wasn’t real. It was only an idea, and the thing I’d wanted to touch, to brush against, the feeling I couldn’t name—it just didn’t exi ...more
Apr 15, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
 
Superman: Red Son
4.15
Could you imagine if Superman landed in Canada instead of the United States? What if Joe Shuster tried to persuade Jerry Siegel that Clark Kent should ...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
 
The Devil in the White City Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
3.97
So, there’s this scene in David Fincher's Zodiac in which Jake Gyllenhaal's character, Robert Graysmith, visits the home of someone he believes to be ...more
Mar 22, 2013
Feb 22, 2013
 
Ready Player One
4.31
John Hughes movies are all the rage. Kids everywhere are firing up Atari games. Billy Idol and Cyndi Lauper songs are blasting in dance clubs. To the ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Jun 06, 2012
 
Revival
3.76
"Once upon a time, I would have said we choose our paths at random: this happened, then that, hence the other. Now I know better.

There are forces."


Aft
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Nov 21, 2014
Nov 11, 2014
 
Jurassic Park
3.89
"Scientists are actually preoccupied with accomplishment. So they are focused on whether they can do something. They never stop to ask if they should ...more
Jun 08, 2015
May 29, 2015
 
The Time Machine
3.84
A brilliant inventor creates the world’s first time machine. After explaining its inner-workings to guests of his weekly dinner parties, he arranges f ...more
Oct 04, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
 
The Maltese Falcon
3.93
Here we go. Book number two in my 25 crime-fiction classic list! After finishing this, I probably should've started with this one but honestly, who's ...more
May 17, 2012
May 17, 2012
 
Blood on Snow
3.55
My first experience with Jo Nesbo came about two years ago when I received his first Harry Hole novel, The Bat, as a gift. Honestly, I didn’t see what ...more
May 28, 2015
May 20, 2015
 
The Thin Man
3.98
Nick and Nora Charles are staying at a swanky hotel in Manhattan when word arrives of a missing man. Content to leave his old life behind as a private ...more
Nov 11, 2014
Nov 04, 2014
 
A Long Line of Dead Men
3.99
Unlicensed detective Matt Scudder is hired by a member of a secret group of men who meet once a year to discuss progress made in their lives. In 1961, ...more
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 05, 2014
 
Cataract City
3.67
I grew up in a Sydney, a town within Cape Breton Island on Canada’s east coast. Cape Breton is known for its breathtaking beauty, sprawling wilderness ...more
Mar 12, 2015
Sep 18, 2013
 
A Swollen Red Sun
3.73
Officer Dale Everett Banks comes into money when he nabs fifty-two thousand from the trailer of known meth dealer Jerry Dean Skaggs. When Skaggs disco ...more
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
 
Time Salvager (Time Salvager #1)
3.78
Wesley Chu’s Time Salvager presents a bleak vision of mankind hundreds of years in the future. While technology has advanced to the point of interplan ...more
Jul 28, 2015
Jan 30, 2015
 
Red Harvest
4.01
No, this book isn’t about farming in communist Russia.

The Continental Op travels to Personville, USA following an invite from the editor of the local
...more
Jan 04, 2015
Dec 23, 2014
 
Horns
3.91
Ig awakens following a night of drunken debauchery with a throbbing headache. A trip to the bathroom and a glance in the mirror reveals that he has am ...more
Jan 30, 2012
May 08, 2011
 
Heart-Shaped Box
3.81
Jude Coyne, a middle aged former front man of an immensely popular metal band, is obsessed with the occult. His assistant finds a post online advertis ...more
Oct 08, 2014
Oct 03, 2014
 
Pines (Wayward Pines, #1)
3.86
US Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke has been dispatched to Wayward Pines, Idaho to investigate the recent disappearance of two fellow agents. Just aft ...more
Apr 15, 2015
Apr 04, 2015
 
The Lives of Tao (Tao, #1)
3.77
Before you and I existed – in fact, before most people existed – our planet was inhabited by a group of aliens. Unable to exist on our planet in their ...more
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
Joyland
3.90
"When it comes to the past everyone writes fiction."

In Joyland, King takes us all the way back to the early 1970s by way of a theme park located in a
...more
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 08, 2013
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