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The Homeless Channel
The story of The Homeless Channel is current and edgy. The characters seem very real, and the story unfolds at a slow yet interesting pace. Once I sta...more
Aug 2007
Sep 04, 2007
Five Against One: The Pearl Jam Story
Since moving to the Seattle, WA area in 1996, I'd been fascinated with the story of the bands that made it big in the early 90's like Nirvana, Pearl J...more
Oct 2007
Oct 24, 2007
The I-5 Killer
I don't think that Ann is a very good writer but when she sticks to just giving you the facts of the case then the story gets interesting. I'm always...more
Mar 31, 2010
Apr 01, 2010
The Tomorrow File
I can't remember much about the book other than the fact I couldn't stop reading it. It was a very fat book so it took almost a whole weekend of just...more
Oct 1977
Sep 04, 2007
Notes on a Cowardly Lion: The Biography of Bert Lahr, With a New Preface by the Author
I was eager to read this since I saw it in a comic store in their book bin section. I got the first edition of the paperback that came out in 1970. Th...more
Dec 04, 2009
Nov 27, 2009
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
A small book that only took me a few hours to read as it was a page turner. Ever since I saw Steve martin's stand up act on TV one night way back in t...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
The Street Lawyer
This is one of those books that hooks you and keeps you reading till the end. Just enough mystery to make you wonder what is going to happen in the en...more
May 10, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
Standing Eight: The Inspiring Story of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez
The writer was trying to find his style in the first half of this book and I almost put it down a few times, not to pick it back up. But there was thi...more
May 26, 2009
May 01, 2009
I Am Ozzy
I've been a huge fan of Black Sabbath and Ozzy since the early 70's. I was way into this book and when it got to some of the parts that I'd read elsew...more
Mar 02, 2010
Feb 05, 2010
I Think Im Outta Here: A Memoir
Out of the 15 or so biographies and autobiographie I've read in the last few months, this was by far the worst of the bunch. Carroll thinks so highly...more
Jul 15, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
The Night of the Gun
This book looked entertaining. I like a good non-fiction bio of sorts now and then. To my surprise I learned about additions. How to try and avoid the...more
Jul 24, 2009
Jul 25, 2009
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
I first read Dan's book Angels and Demons and really liked it. Then saw the movie of The Da Vinci Code and it was OK (as much as I like Tom Hanks he w...more
Feb 28, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
Things Undone
Shane White is a master of grphic storytelling! No kidding. This book was amazing. He can draw anything and here he has a clean, smooth art style all...more
Oct 17, 2009
Nov 16, 2009
A great quick read from a writer that knows his wilderness. While following along with the story you accidently learn how to track in the snow...and a...more
Dec 14, 2008
Dec 14, 2008
This was a short, interesting read. Well worth the time, but it was mostly about LanA Wood. That is OK, but I really wanted to know more about Natalie...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
Licence to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films
This was a fair attempt to fit in the essence of James Bond and how it fit into the society at the time, and how it fits in with other movies being ma...more
Nov 08, 2008
Nov 14, 2008
Ernie: The Autobiography
An extremely good read. Ernie has been in about 100 movies. This really goes to show that looks aren't everything, or are they? He had the look they w...more
May 25, 2010
May 14, 2010
Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
This is a must read book. I later saw the movie which was very, very good, but as most of you know on this site, reading the book is usually better. I...more
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Nov 27, 2009
Very Crazy, G.I.!: Strange but True Stories of the Vietnam War
Had much higher hopes for this one. Most of the stories were OK, but I'm sure there were many, many more, crazy stories during that conflict. A few of...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
This was as interesting and funny as her book Stiff. I loved every page of it. You were either shocked, amazed, or laughing...sometimes on the same pa...more
Dec 23, 2008
Dec 24, 2008
The Law of Nines
A story that was exciting from start to finish. I was "drawn" to the story since the main character is an artist. He gets cought up in one heck of an...more
Apr 11, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
Songs My Mother Taught Me
This was a great read. From start to finish it was like sitting down with Brando, and having him talk about his life. He didn't discuss his kids, but...more
Nov 24, 2009
Nov 14, 2009
700 Sundays
I started reading this last night and it was so darn funny I couldn't put it down till I was finished. True, the book isn't that many pages but hey, i...more
May 04, 2010
May 05, 2010
Arise Sir Sean Connery: The Biography of Britain's Greatest Living Actor
This was maybe my second favorite biography book. It could only have been better if Sean had written it himself. My favorite all time Bio is the Autob...more
May 03, 2010
May 02, 2010
Frozen: My Journey into the World of Cryonics, Deception, and Death
A facinating read. A real, behind-the-scenes at this cryonics lab. I really don't want to be a part of this, after I've stopped animating! The book wa...more
Dec 23, 2009
Dec 26, 2009
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
I'd always been meaning to read this book. Just happened upon it at a Flea Market and grabbed it up. Finally finished it and as I thought, I don't fee...more
Apr 23, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
A Case of Need
A great story well told. Thrilling and authentic telling of a medical thriller, by a masterful storyteller. Michael Crichton had just finished Medical...more
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
No Regrets: A Rock'n'Roll Memoir
This was a real treat as I could sort of follow parts of the book by having seen Ace (at Kiss concerts) at the start of the band, 1974, and later, the...more
Jul 29, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
Here's the Deal: Don't Touch Me
An excellent quick read. Howie tells all. His many problems growing up and into adulthood. His practical (and impractical) pranks he can't help himsel...more
Dec 10, 2009
Dec 11, 2009
The Second Virgin Birth
An excellent story idea, very well executed! This book is a can't-put-it-down action thriller! From the start I was imagining this as a blockbuster mo...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
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