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Batman: Knightfall
4.00
I'm a big fan of pretty much all comic-book superheroes, but Batman has a trait that no other DC or Marvel hero (that I know of, anyway) has: he doesn ...more
May 03, 2012
May 03, 2012
 
My Happy Days in Hollywood: A Memoir
3.77
Of all the people in Hollywood these days, few of them even come close to Garry Marshall's veteran status. Between producing, directing, and/or writin ...more
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
 
Bridge to Haven
4.01
Synopsis: Abandoned as a baby, Abra was adopted into a family that she never felt like she fit into, and longs for a way out of her small town home of ...more
Nov 09, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
 
Kitchen Princess, Vol. 01 (Kitchen Princess, #1)
4.16
This is the first non-fantasy manga I've read...but it was great! Like a Disney Channel Original Movie, this first volume featured a likable heroine, ...more
Oct 10, 2014
Oct 10, 2014
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
I have a feeling a firestorm of comments is about to start...
There's plenty of great literature out there in all genres, but it seems like only a sele
...more
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
Nightshade (Star Trek: The Next Generation, #24)
3.43
Star Trek novels usually spin a good science fiction yarn, but one problem that usually plagues them is a moderately high use of profanity. Bibliophil ...more
Jan 20, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
 
A Time to Dance
4.28
Okay, let's be honest: I'm not exactly the target audience for this book. I'm a twenty-six-year-old single guy...but, as I've found, I can often appre ...more
May 08, 2014
May 09, 2014
 
I, Q
3.86
I, Q is, in many ways, Douglas Adams meets Gene Roddenberry. Although several beloved Star Trek: The Next Generation characters appear in this novel, ...more
Apr 12, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Honestly, Katie John!
4.04
A Quickie Review

Before Nickelodeon or Disney Channel, it was books like Honestly, Katie John! that entertained the young people of America. Reading th
...more
Mar 29, 2013
Mar 30, 2013
 
A Plain Disappearance (Appleseed Creek, #3)
4.25
The ending could have been better, but, Amanda Flower has delivered once again with the third outing in the series. Will there be another one?
Dec 14, 2014
Dec 14, 2014
 
A Distant Melody  (Wings of Glory, #1)
4.15
A Quickie Review

A woman in the 1940's is about to be forced into a marriage to a man she doesn't love...when she meets an Air Force pilot who she know
...more
Mar 11, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
 
Kitchen Princess, Vol. 10 (Kitchen Princess, #10)
4.38
A Quickie Review

This manga series ends with a bang! If you've invested your time in the series up to this point, you must read this one!
Nov 23, 2014
Nov 23, 2014
 
The Day of Reckoning (Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice, #8)
3.91
"For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil." -- 1 Timothy 6:10 (NIV 1984)
Why did I start off my review with that quotation? Simply because
...more
Jul 31, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
 
A Rift in Time (Livingstone Chronicles, #1)
4.04
This is a bang-up blast that gives Left Behind a run for its money. Full of action, suspense, admirable heroes, despicable villains, and Biblical allu ...more
Dec 14, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
 
Sober Justice (A Mike Connolly Mystery, #1)
3.59
I randomly found Sober Justice at my local used bookstore, and it turned out to be among the best mystery/thriller novels I've ever read. The characte ...more
Oct 24, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
The Negotiator (O'Malley, #1)
4.30
A great premise, and mostly good writing, but a completely flummoxing ending that simply ruins the book. If you're looking for a good Christian myster ...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
 
Business Leaders: Steve Jobs (Business Leaders)
3.75
A Quickie Review

Jim Corrigan's kid-friendly biography of tech pioneer Steve Jobs is full of great information and fun details. It also doesn't have th
...more
Oct 07, 2014
Oct 07, 2014
 
Great Expectations (Great Illustrated Classics)
3.54
LIBRARIAN: Did you know that you have Great Expectations?
SMITTEN GUY: No; how did you know that?
LIBRARIAN: You checked it out last week.
-- Early Editi
...more
May 06, 2014
May 06, 2014
 
Love Me Tender
3.87
Ever since I randomly discovered the Weddings by Bella trilogy at my local library, Janice Hanna (aka Janice Thompson) has become one of my favorite a ...more
Apr 16, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
 
Miles to Go
3.50
This autobiography of teen sensation turned shock rocker Miley Cyrus is at once enlightening, uplifting, and saddening. It's great to see that the Han ...more
Oct 10, 2014
Oct 10, 2014
 
David Copperfield (Illustrated Classic Editions)
3.87
I'm not a huge fan of classic literature other than the Bible, but I have heard that Charles Dickens' writing is quite wordy and hard to understand. I ...more
Apr 23, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
 
The Message Remix Bible: Complete Bible
4.40
Synopsis: Called a "Bible in contemporary language," The Message is a paraphrase that updates the antiquated, archaic language found in most translati ...more
May 30, 2013
Mar 17, 2012
 
The Animated Movie Guide
3.93
Instead of doing my usual review, I'll categorize the good and bad about this entertainment reference volume:

The Good: The author(s) of this book did
...more
Oct 13, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
 
Crucible (Star Wars)
3.14
Synopsis: Forty-five years after the events chronicled in A New Hope, Han, Leia, and Luke visit their old friend Lando Calrissian, who wants them to p ...more
Feb 25, 2014
Feb 26, 2014
 
Stealing Bradford (Carter House Girls, #2)
3.83
Melody Carlson is easily one of the most prolific Christian writers of our time. Between kiddie/tweenie fiction series, Yuletide novels, and woman-cen ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
 
Best Friend, Worst Enemy (Holly's Heart, #1)
3.87
Synopsis: Holly Meredith, aka Holly-Heart, has fallen in love for the first time...but Andie, her longtime best friend, has fallen for the same guy! W ...more
Jan 13, 2013
Jan 13, 2013
 
Ross Lynch: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Superstar
4.83
I'll be honest: Though I love Austin & Ally, I'm a much bigger fan of Laura Marano than Ross Lynch. I've loved Laura since her stint on Are You Sm ...more
Oct 11, 2014
Oct 11, 2014
 
Luann: The Teens They Are A-Changin'
2.00
Two stars only because some of the strips were funny. Really, this book was a big disappointment. Not too many strips in it, and too much commentary f ...more
Dec 07, 2014
Dec 08, 2014
 
It Happened at the Fair (It Happened at the Fair, #1)
3.98
I enjoyed the story, especially the appearances of historical figures ranging from Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan to President Grover Cleveland. Howev ...more
Oct 15, 2014
Oct 15, 2014
 
A Plain Death (Appleseed Creek, #1)
3.98
A Quickie Review

In recent years, the Christian fiction genre has been flooded with stories of the Amish; there have probably been more tales of the Pl
...more
Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
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