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English Grammar in Use with Answers: Reference and Practice for Intermediate Students
really liked it
The order of the grammar points presented were not what I would consider the most ideal order. Also, a few items (especially conditionals) were not ex ...more
Jun 04, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
The Imjin War: Japan's Sixteenth-Century Invasion of Korea and Attempt to Conquer China
it was amazing
As an ex-pat and a history buff living in Korea, I found this book absolutely fascinating. The Imjin War was a piece of history that I knew little of ...more
Apr 11, 2012
Mar 01, 2012
To Green Angel Tower (Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, #3)
it was ok
I don't put down a book or a series that I start. While the first two books did peak my interest quite a bit, I was suffering through almost all of th ...more
Jan 11, 2013
Aug 08, 2012
I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight
did not like it
A few times in this book, Margaret Cho asks why she isn't asked her opinion and only white men in business suits get to share their ideas on the news. ...more
Aug 2011
Oct 29, 2011
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
liked it
This was a quick read that my father recommended to me after he had finished it. Basically this was an investigative story (that was probably too long ...more
Jun 10, 2016
Jun 08, 2016
V for Vendetta
really liked it
V for Vendetta is one of my wife's favorite movies, and I have seen it with her a couple of times. It was an interesting flick that I believe has beco ...more
Jun 08, 2016
Jun 06, 2016
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
really liked it
One of my new coworkers, who is also a bit of a history buff, recommended this book and then proceeded to lend it to me. Quite a few of my other male ...more
Nov 04, 2016
Oct 23, 2016
Bloodsucking Fiends (A Love Story, #1)
really liked it
November 2016 Re-Read
In my quest to enjoy the entire Christopher Moore collection in audio format (and toss a little bit more money his way by purchas
Dec 04, 2014
Nov 20, 2014
it was ok
Since I am creating a reading club for the students at the Foreign Language High School here in Korea that I work at, I decided check out the Top 100 ...more
Feb 27, 2014
Feb 22, 2014
A Review of Korean History Vol.1 Ancient/Goryeo Era
liked it
After reading A Korean History for International Readers, this book is a nice next step for those of you who want learn more about the history of Kore ...more
Jul 29, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End
really liked it
World War I is a topic not covered greatly in American history classes. Other than highlighting that America came in and mopped up the mess in Europe ...more
Dec 28, 2016
Dec 17, 2016
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
really liked it
To be honest, I was fascinating by 18th century European navies when I was a high school student. I found the idea of man-of-wars and frigates hitting ...more
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
King Sejong the Great: The Everlasting Light of Korea (Korean Spirit and Culture Series, II)
it was ok
Seeing the length of the book and the size of the actual text, I didn't go into this book with great expectations.

There was quite a bit that I did lea
Feb 04, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
The Caves of Steel (Robot #1)
liked it
I really enjoyed I, Robot and wanted to continue reading Asimov. After a bit of research on the internet, I found that this book was recommended to re ...more
Feb 12, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
Okay for Now
liked it
Finding books in English for high school students to read here in Korea is extremely tricky. There is a fine balance between interest, familiarity, an ...more
Jun 29, 2015
Jun 16, 2015
Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
liked it
I am a fan of Neil deGrasse Tyson and got chose this book from a list on Audible during one of their buy one get one free sales.

One of the things that
Feb 21, 2016
Feb 04, 2016
The Handy Art History Answer Book
really liked it
I took an AP Art History class back in high school, but the young, immature me was not at that stage of life to fully appreciate what I was learning. ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Dec 11, 2016
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
really liked it
While listening to this book, I found my self getting a bit more and more frustrated with the main character Bruno as the story unfolded. I realized w ...more
Jul 26, 2016
Jul 19, 2016
The Things They Carried
liked it
It’s been over fifteen years since I first read this book in high school. My sophomore year was the year that I obsessively learned about the Vietnam ...more
Jun 13, 2016
Jun 01, 2016
The Godfather
it was amazing
After enjoying all of the Godfather movies, even the third one, so much, I jumped on the opportunity in a heartbeat to pick up the audiobook version o ...more
Jun 2016
May 06, 2016
The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
really liked it
The Big Takeaway: Saladin's abilities seem to have lied in gaining power and uniting Muslim territories together than being effective at fighting off ...more
May 29, 2017
Apr 30, 2017
The Ottoman Centuries
liked it
This book was a plethora of information and I was able to learn a lot. Luckily, I had been playing quite a bit of Europa Universalis IV, so I was some ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
War Trash
really liked it
I enjoyed reading one of Ha Jin's books when I was in high school and another later on in college. While I knew that this work would center around a p ...more
Jan 07, 2015
Dec 24, 2014
liked it
I first learned about Oliver Sacks on Radiolab's episode entitled Remembering Oliver Sacks. Being one of my favorite podcasts, I decided to pick up on ...more
Feb 28, 2016
Feb 21, 2016
The Life of Greece (The Story of Civilization, #2)
liked it
Will Durant continuous he epic march through western history by tackling Ancient Greece. Like in his first book, the author goes into great details ab ...more
Oct 09, 2015
Sep 14, 2015
Unsung Hero: The Story Of Colonel Young Oak Kim
liked it
From my understanding, the purpose of this book is to help people in American, Korean and Japanese communities learn more about Colonel Young-oak Kim ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Dec 09, 2011
Dads Are the Original Hipsters
it was ok
This was a quick humorous book that I found on my sister's bookshelf when visiting her home. I was able to knock it out about 45 minutes and had a chu ...more
Apr 17, 2016
Apr 17, 2016
The Name of the Rose
liked it
I'm a big fan of history and enjoy learning about any time period as long as I find the book engaging and doesn't feel like I've been assigned homewor ...more
Sep 18, 2016
Sep 02, 2016
Pronunciation Practice Activities: A Resource Book for Teaching English Pronunciation
really liked it
April 12, 2014 Review
My situation has changed since I last read this book, and I am now at a school where I have the opportunity to design a pronuncia
May 21, 2012
May 02, 2012
A Korean History for International Readers: What Do Koreans Talk About Their Own History and Culture?
really liked it
After living in Korea for over three years, I was able to gather bits and pieces of information about the history of Korea. I had a general idea, but ...more
Mar 08, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
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