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Blindness (Blindness, #1)
Usually I tend to say "the book was better than the movie" but in this case I'm rather glad I saw the movie before reading the book.

Most of my complai
Apr 18, 2009
Apr 18, 2009
Sweet Surrender (Sweet, #1)
My first, and certainly not last, foray into the worlds created by Maya Banks.

Sweet Surrender is the first in her series of Sweet titles and I'm going
Jan 26, 2010
Jan 26, 2010
Dark Origins (Level 26, #1)
Sqweegel. The only man assigned a Level 26 classification on the 'evil' scale for murderers. His targets seem to have no rhyme or reason, nor does he ...more
Oct 24, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower #4.5)
I read, and was a huge fan of, all of the Darktower books by King so when I heard that he was releasing a new story set in the Darktower world I got v ...more
May 22, 2012
May 18, 2012
The Girl in the Arena
I really, really liked the premise of this book and had no problems visualising something along these lines occuring in our near future. Gladiator spo ...more
Sep 16, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, #1)
This was one of those urban fantasy/romance novel thingies that I read on occasion, except this one didn't have any vampires, werewolves, or fairires ...more
Mar 05, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
Under the Dome
Steven King is back in the driver's seat after a small drought of ho-hum titles (IMO). I'd give this more of a 4.5, but Goodreads still doesn't have h ...more
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 19, 2009
Dust (Dust, #1)
From my blog, The Books I Read...:

I first heard of this book through an email newsletter I get from my local library. The summary sounded rather inter
Jan 07, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
Half Brother
The year is 1973 and 13 yr old Ben is being moved across the country; from his home in Toronto to a new house in Victoria, B.C. The reason? His father ...more
May 20, 2011
May 15, 2011
Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities
I've always found multiple personality disorder to be a fascinating topc to read about, and was glad to see my library had a copy of this in when I we ...more
Aug 09, 2009
Aug 05, 2009
Free-Range Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry
Be afraid! Be very afraid!

This is the kind of world we live in today, where we are kept in a constant state of worry and fear about things that our pa
May 27, 2009
May 17, 2009
WarCraft Archive (WarCraft, #1-3 & Of Blood and Honor)
A collection of three novels and one novella set in the Warcraft universe. I picked this up because I'm an avid player of World of Warcraft and wanted ...more
Oct 2011
Sep 21, 2011
The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl (The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl, #1)
Grabbed this off the library shelf after reading the back blurb. Sounded like it would be an interesting enough coming of age story, and it was.

I had
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
The Birthing House
It started out strong but ended weakly. Interesting enough to keep me reading to the end but not scary or super creepy/spine tingling at all.

The basic
Oct 06, 2009
Oct 02, 2009
The Hellmouths Of Bewdley
I first heard about Tony Burgess when I watched Pontypool. I rather enjoyed the movie and wanted to read the book it was based on. Unfortunately I've ...more
Sep 27, 2009
Sep 15, 2009
The Boys Are Back in Town
My first Christopher Golden book, but definately not my last! Wow. This actually lived up to the claim of being "a wicked little thriller. Rod Serling ...more
Nov 2009
Oct 21, 2009
13 Bullets: A Vampire Tale
I stumbled across David Wellington by pure fluke, but I think I'll keep reading him.

This is what vampire stories should be... vampires who don't care
Nov 03, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
Magic in the Blood (Allie Beckstrom, #2)
Second book in the Allie Beckstrom series.

This one has us following Allie on a Hounding job for the police while trying to figure out when she started
Mar 17, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
The End of Food: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Food Supply--And What You Can Do about It
What I learned from this book: Our food today is not as nutrious as it was 20-50 years ago. Industrial agriculture models are dangerous to the land an ...more
Mar 05, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
If you have sons or work with boys, you should do them a favour and read this book. Even if you don't agree with a lot of it, it will at least make yo ...more
Jan 18, 2009
Dec 26, 2008
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
I have to preface this with the fact that I have seen the movie many, many, many times. It is one of my all time favorite movies, but I had never gott ...more
Jan 04, 2010
Dec 29, 2009
Gone (Gone, #1)
I was intrigued by the descritption of this book after I read it on a blog that I follow, so I put it and the rest of the series on hold at my local l ...more
Sep 09, 2010
Sep 08, 2010
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
Okay... I've seen some reviews of this book that grumble about the "political agenda" of the author and I have to laugh. Did they not read the blurb? ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Jan 02, 2009
99 Coffins: A Historical Vampire Tale
In the second installment of Wellington's Vampire series, we get to see a lot more of Laura Caxton and a lot less of Arkley which, in my own opinion, ...more
Nov 09, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
House of Evil
I wanted to read this book because I had read Jack Ketchum's Girl Next Door and in the notes at the back he had mentioned that he based it on an actua ...more
Aug 31, 2009
Aug 29, 2009
Magic in the Shadows (Allie Beckstrom, #3)
Just as good as the other two in the series. I'm really enjoying the way Devon Monk is changing Allie as a character without falling into the 'all pow ...more
Mar 21, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
I'd classify this book as an alternate reality/science fiction mash up, to be honest.

In a world like our own, demons have been possessing people since
Mar 24, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
I'll admit, I saw the movie before I read the book.

Bruno hates the new house his family has moved to in a place he calls Out-With. He has no idea what
Feb 16, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
My Life As a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, #1)
Zombies living among us? Holding jobs and looking pretty much like everyday folks? Yeah I can buy that.

I added this to my 'to read' list simply becaus
Aug 07, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
One of those books that makes me jealous that I never lived in the same place long enough to form friendships like this.

This is the story of the ladie
Dec 17, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
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