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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
liked it
I picked up this book because my son read it and related some fascinating stories from it. The depictions of the various problems of Dr.Sacks's client ...more
Dec 20, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Campaign
it was amazing
One of the most unique RPG books I've seen. This is great for developing backgrounds all the way to character retirement. The kingdom building and mas ...more
Sep 13, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
No Silent Night: The Christmas Battle for Bastogne
it was amazing
This is a great look at the battle for Bastogne. Barron does a masterful job creating the scenes on both sides of the battle, US and German. Relying o ...more
May 27, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
If You Survive: From Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge to the End of World War II, One American Officer's Riveting True Story
it was amazing
Wilson served with F Company of the 22nd Infantry Regiment of the 4th Infantry Division, joining about a month after D-Day. His book is an excellent d ...more
May 09, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
Faith and Fire
really liked it
I liked this book. If you are a fan of 40K, particularly of the Sisters of Battle, then you should find it an enjoyable read. If you didn't understand ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Sepp Allerberger Knights Cross
really liked it
Being the memoirs of a German sniper on the Eastern Front, I was expecting a general history of the war with personal accounts interjected. I got so m ...more
Feb 17, 2013
Jan 26, 2013
Bolt Action: World War II Wargames Rules: Second Edition
really liked it
Bolt Action is probably my favorite game in recent years. I played a lot of the first edition rules, and have been looking forward to seeing the chang ...more
Nov 12, 2016
Oct 30, 2016
Battle Chasers Anthology
did not like it
Here's a series I've intended to read for a long time. I've heard so many positive things about this, that once I saw a digital edition on Comixology ...more
Mar 22, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt, Vol. 2
really liked it
This was a fun read, though maybe not as fun as the first volume. The stories start out strong, but lose their kick over the course of the volume. It' ...more
Jan 30, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
名探偵コナン 3 (Detective Conan #3)
really liked it
More good mystery stories here. This book has only two stories, with the majority of the book being a murder mystery on a large ship. It's a good stor ...more
May 12, 2016
Apr 27, 2016
The Emperor's Will. John Blanche
really liked it
This is a slim hardcover book of Warhammer 40K art. The artwork focuses on the Imperium of Man, hence the title of the collection. The pictures are ni ...more
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
Ready Player One
it was amazing
This was a unique take on a treasure hunt story. As someone with fond memories of the 80s and early 90s this book really hit home. I got misty-eyed in ...more
Dec 04, 2014
Oct 12, 2014
Wytches, Vol. 1
it was amazing
Seriously blew my mind. This is the real deal. Great writing and the art just enhances the mood. I have not felt this good about a horror graphic nove ...more
Oct 22, 2015
Oct 15, 2015
Remembering the Kanji 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters, 6th Edition
liked it
I finally did it, and I'm not really sure what I think of it.

By way of background, I've been a student of Mandarin for over 20+ years and I had the re
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 23, 2016
Omar Dogan's Girl Seven
it was amazing
This book was a bit of a surprise for me. The premise was interesting: create seven characters and develop them over time. So the book is a chronology ...more
May 24, 2012
May 22, 2012
Annihilation (Southern Reach Trilogy #1)
really liked it
I'm not sure what I just read, but I liked it. Most people seem to classify this book as science fiction. I'd broadly call it horror, specifically mor ...more
Oct 25, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Story Engineering
it was amazing
This was an all-around great book on writing. The main drive behind this book is that that are six core competencies to writing. To succeed at writing ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
The Broken Lands (Diary of the Displaced, #2)
really liked it
This third book really joins together the first two books and makes sense of a lot of things that happened in both. After reading this book, you will ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Dec 30, 2011
I am Ozzy
it was amazing
As a long time fan of Ozzy, I was excited to find he had written an autobiography. Even if I've stopped following his recent activity, his music has b ...more
Jul 09, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
Changes (The Dresden Files, #12)
it was amazing
One of the best yet. All I can say is be glad more books in the series are available, since you will want to grab the next book immediately after fini ...more
Feb 04, 2015
Jan 07, 2015
Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath
liked it
I've been a Black Sabbath fan since I can remember, joining in at the height of the Dio years. Tony was my idol growing up, and so when I saw he had a ...more
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 05, 2013
The Most Famous Ghost of All and Other Ghost Stories
it was amazing
This is probably my favorite book of all time. It's a collection of short ghost stories for children. I was just in grammar school when it was new. I ...more
not set
Jan 07, 2012
The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Stories, #1)
it was amazing
I've read this book twice, which is very rare for me. The story is fast paced; the setting is detailed; the characters are involving. There's plenty o ...more
Mar 28, 2012
May 15, 2011
名探偵コナン 5 (Detective Conan #5)
really liked it
More good stories. I really enjoyed this volume. Again the stories themselves aren't all that difficult to figure out, but still are always fun. This ...more
Jun 10, 2016
Apr 27, 2016
The Shangri-La Diet: The No Hunger Eat Anything Weight-Loss Plan
liked it
As a lot of people mentioned, you don't need to buy the book to get the diet plan. It's pretty simple and explained on the author's website. The book ...more
Apr 2012
Mar 31, 2012
The Amityville Horror
it was amazing
I read this book in 1980 when I was just a kid. I had learned of the Amityville Horror from my mother's "newspaper".... the National Enquirer. Armed w ...more
not set
Apr 22, 2012
Chasing Spirits - The Memoirs of Reginald Weldon
really liked it
I was excited to get to the next book in the Diary series. I was surprised when the character wasn't the same as the first book. But that's my fault f ...more
Jan 2012
Dec 27, 2011
Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Magnimar, City of Monuments
it was amazing
Possibly one of the best and most comprehensive fantasy guides I've ever read. There's a lot of information crammed into these pages, enough to make y ...more
Sep 03, 2013
Aug 29, 2013
名探偵コナン 8 (Detective Conan #8)
really liked it
More fun detective Conan stories. If you've been reading thus far its basically the same pattern. There's no development of the overall story, such as ...more
Aug 11, 2016
Jul 25, 2016
really liked it
This is the first David Gemmell book I've read, and I enjoyed it. All the standard fantasy tropes are present, but I didn't mind them. In fact, I was ...more
Aug 19, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
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