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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Wow, In the Garden of Beasts is quite the addictive read, I had it done in almost one sitting and only put it aside because I needed sleep before work ...more
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
The Egg Said Nothing
REREAD UPDATE: I'm not going to pretend that every time I crack open an egg (which I do quite often) I think of this book, but sometimes when the star ...more
Oct 07, 2011
Oct 06, 2011
This Book Does Not Exist
Ugh. I really wanted to like this book, but no matter what happened, it just couldn't hook me in. I don't have anything against the author's writing s ...more
Aug 24, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Witches Abroad
The more I read about the witches of the Disc, the more I like them. When I first started reading Discworld books, I was skipping around, focusing on ...more
Jun 09, 2012
Jun 09, 2012
Nonsense Novels
Nonsense Novels was recommend to me by my friend Jason and I'm so very glad he did. The stories within are absolutely absurd, but they are brilliant a ...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Shades of Grey (Shades of Grey #1)
Wow, this was a splendid read; and to think, I’d never heard of it before it came up as a monthly read in one of my Goodreads groups. The second I rea ...more
Sep 04, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Ravnica: City of Guilds (Magic: The Gathering: Ravnica Cycle, #1)
A great mystery/who-done-it/detective storyline, Magic the Gathering style. The Ravnica Block series is shaping up to be the best of the Magic books t ...more
Jun 2011
May 25, 2011
Infinite Jest
I will put this plain and simply:


And I don’t mean the book, I got it, I understood, nothing flew over my head (I guess it’s possib
Dec 10, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
Equal Rites (Discworld, #3; Witches #1)
I have mixed feelings about Equal Rites. On the one hand, its is a very easy book to read, and Granny Weatherwax is a brilliant character; I very much ...more
Oct 27, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
John and Dave and the Temple of X'al'naa'thuthuthu
Gah! Fucking Shadow People! *shivers*

If you've read This Book Is Full of Spiders then you will find most of this story very familiar. If you haven't r
Feb 12, 2013
Oct 28, 2012
Mega (Mega #1)
I bought this book for the shark and what I got was a terrible, testosterone fulled nightmare. I think, a few times here and there, there may have bee ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
Pet Sematary
When the young daughter of one of my close friends was told that her grandfather had passed away, she was obviously sad about the news, but her ultima ...more
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
The Shining (The Shining, #1)
Man, I forgot how much I like this book. Until now, it had been about twelve years (or more) since I last read The Shining. I wanted to read it again ...more
Aug 17, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
Red Surf (The Leah Ryan Mysteries, #4)
This was a pretty good read, especially since I picked it up purely for the fact that it had to do with sharks and I haven’t read the other books in t ...more
Aug 04, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
This turned out to be better than I feared it would be and about as good as (maybe a little better than) I hoped it would be. And I’ll be honest; I di ...more
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower, #4)
These days I find Wizard and Glass to be sort of a mixed bag, but it wasn't always so. The first reading for me was such a relief after all the years ...more
May 23, 2012
May 23, 2012
When You Ride Alone You Ride With Bin Laden: What the Government Should Be Telling Us to Help Fight the War on Terrorism
This was a super fast read; it went down easily in one sitting.

On the one hand, I'm not really a big fan of Bill Maher (I was attracted to the book s
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
The Old Man and the Wasteland
A lovely little story through and through and a delightful, ultimately hopeful, read. The Old Man and the Wasteland demonstrates the best of human nat ...more
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
Red: Several Marvelous, Sensational, Absurd, Visionary, Peculiar, Unthinkable, Wicked and Totally Untrue Stories
I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads.

So, I won this book quite a while ago, but sadly I haven't had much time for reading latel
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
Into Thin Air
The first time I picked up this book (some eight years ago) I had no idea who Jon Krakauer was nor what the book was truly about (I knew it was about ...more
Apr 28, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
**spoiler alert** Man oh man oh man. I wish someone had told me this was dark tower related back when I first got my Kindle, I would have eaten up thi ...more
Sep 23, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower #4.5)
**spoiler alert** Fair warning: This contains spoilers for the reviewed book as well as other books in the Dark Tower Series.

When I first heard of The
May 16, 2012
May 15, 2012
Rx - Episode 3: Industry
FAIR WARNING: This review stands as an overall review of all three installments of Rx and may (probably does) contain spoilers for other parts of the ...more
Aug 26, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, #7)
There are some books (like Song of Susannah) that I have a hard time reviewing because I'm on the fence about them and there are some books (like Hous ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 01, 2012
The Long Walk
The Long Walk has always been not just one of my favorite Stephan King books, but one of my favorite books in general. I just finished reading it for ...more
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Rx - Episode 2: The Reservoir
FAIR WARNING: This review stands as an overall review of all three installments of Rx and may (probably does) contain spoilers for other parts of the ...more
Aug 26, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower, #2)
The Drawing of the Three is a book that varies greatly from its predecessor. The Gunslinger has a very narrow scope, like viewing something through a ...more
May 21, 2012
May 19, 2012
Stories I Only Tell My Friends
I was very surprised by Stories I Only Tell My Friends. I read a lot of biographies and autobiographies and many times I've hit one where you can tell ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Dec 02, 2011
I have to be honest, I had only a vague idea of who Tina Fey was until she did the Sarah Palin impersonations. I only saw them because a friend showed ...more
Jan 29, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
Brave New World
Ugh. Sometimes I get feelings about books, bad feelings that keep from reading it no matter how many times I see it on my to-read list; no matter how ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
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