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Shade (Jumper, #2.5)
**spoiler alert** I liked it, but for me, after thinking about it, it kind of highlights the limits of Superheroes and super powers. I've always thoug ...more
Jan 24, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
The Coldest War (The Milkweed Triptych, #2)
**spoiler alert** Wow, this is an amazing read. Gretel *remembers* the future, prepares to wage war on the Eidolons in the past, and the climax is rea ...more
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 06, 2012
The Ultimate Game (Echo's Revenge,#1)
I read this book ,and loved it. It was good to read a book about video games by someone who knows about video games. The book centres on two brothers ...more
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 08, 2012
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
I really liked this book, it made me want to find out more about Honest Abe and his fight against slavery.
The book is well written, and I think the
Jun 07, 2013
May 28, 2013
Batman Incorporated
wow, um. I like Batman, but this was just a confusing mess.the artistic styles changed from comic to comic, the story was disjointed and confusing: wh ...more
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
How to Look at a Painting
i didn't realise there were two versions of this book, hopefully it will be good.

Apparently it was the right book. It really is about how to look at a
Jun 2011
Jun 27, 2011
The Walking Dead, Compendium 1
Wow, a huge read. Sometimes I just had to put it down because it was too much. One review of it I read said that Kirkman put his characters through he ...more
Sep 23, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Shiva 3000
Wow, what a cool book! Wooden gods, crazy weird cults, giant cranes....
I really liked it, and I'd love more in this universe. Please write more!

Its re
Feb 04, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form
I found this book quite pessimistic about the American comics industry. it was written in 2001 or so, and though I've found that the local comic shop ...more
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
The Running Man
One of my favorite books. Don't judge a book by its movie! This is much more interesting and way better. The "players" go through the real world, rath ...more
not set
Mar 21, 2012
The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart
The pull quote on the inside cover grabbed be. It was about a conversation about the word "Fuck" which encompassed it as verb, noun, adjective and pro ...more
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
I liked it, the first bit before the "big event" was interesting, more like an introduction or overview of hacking than a novel, then the rest of it ...more
Jan 03, 2013
Dec 28, 2012
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
This book reminded me of my student days, working at a factory for $9.50 an hour, wondering if the people who were working there full time earned tha ...more
Jan 23, 2012
May 25, 2011
The Bookman (The Bookman Histories, #1)
I'm finding it hard to read, the literary references are too frequent - one a page, for almost every page I've read! The cliff notes for this book wo ...more
Mar 2012
Sep 21, 2011
Metro 2033 (METRO, #1)
I loved this book, the world is amazing and compelling, I just ate it up. I read this in only a few days. It was supposed to be my "work book" which ...more
Jun 19, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
Where Underpants Come From
My Dad lent me this book, and its really good! I like his style, the way he travels reminds me of my Dad (fearless) and the places he goes remind me ...more
May 31, 2013
Apr 12, 2012
Worldshaker (Worldshaker, #1)
**spoiler alert** (I listened to the audiobook from Bolinda.)

Its a rolicking story, I liked the fight scene most of all. Some of it was a little unre
Mar 04, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
Life Before Man
I had this book when I was a kid, it was fantastic, it went from the big bang right up to the rise of Man, had some awesome pictures, including some c ...more
not set
Jun 02, 2011
Ex-KOP (Juno Mozambe Mystery #2)
More of the same from Warren Hammond, another great novel. A twisted plot with intricate connections which is slowly revealed through detective work. ...more
Mar 11, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
I liked it. Being able to see "god's hand in creation" is quite cool, and its interesting that the Chinese and Europeans would still come to differen ...more
Sep 25, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
Mr. Strangelove: A Biography of Peter Sellers
Peter sellers sounds like a bit of an a-hole. He was a terrible dad, husband and friend.

I had a student staying with me, and at one point she asked m
Feb 29, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
The Chimera Vector (The Fifth Column, #1)
Lots of people have been comparing this favorably to Matthew Reilly. I'll go out on a limb and say this is actually better. I've only read Reilly's Ho ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
Jumping Fire: A Smokejumper's Memoir of Fighting Wildfire
Damn, this is a great book. It starts of detailing how they parachute in (so much so, I was wondering if he would actually fight fires!) and then gets ...more
Aug 31, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E., Vol. 1: War of the Monsters
This was pretty dumb. The first few issues were just monster of the week ridiculousness! The "monster squad"/ "creature commandos" whatever "clever" n ...more
Sep 19, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
The Walking Dead, Vol. 15: We Find Ourselves
Big changes afoot, they are settled and hoping to develop their sanctuary. I was thinking about this, and the reason I like this series so much is bec ...more
Dec 05, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
The Red Wing
Cool concept, and nicely executed. I agree the ships were blocky, but they didn't need to be aerodynamic, and the way the looked like torches made it ...more
Sep 25, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Orcs: Forged for War
I read the book this was based on, so it felt pretty similar. I was surprised when I read the introduction that it was a new story.
I liked the world
Sep 24, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
The Chronicle Of Isaac Quirk
I'm liking it so far, the period is vividly drawn, and makes me want to learn more about what people wore in those days.
The surgical parts are quite
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
really good, we have brought our kid up with this philosophy, but there are still times when we don't listen to him. I think its good to listen to wha ...more
Aug 02, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
**spoiler alert** Wow, this was really cool and creepy. I like the way the monsters attracted people, and the "utopia" town. "Terrible optimism" is ri ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
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