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Lonesome Dove
4.44
One my favourite books of all time. I've read it several times and have watched the movie countless times. One of the few times a movie is as good as...more
Apr 29, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
 
Farside
3.07
OK, is this the best Bova novel? No. Is it typical Bova? Yes. Keep in mind, this guy is now 81 yrs old. He's not the cutting edge anymore but he still...more
Mar 21, 2014
Mar 23, 2014
 
Courageous
4.51
Wasn't overly impressed when I started out reading this book but it did get better. Still won't give it more than 3 stars though. Great focus on fathe...more
Oct 04, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
Memoirs of an Invisible Man
4.07
Read this book several times since it came out and love it each time. Movie version with Chevy Chase is too campy. With all the remakes they are doing...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
3.80
EXCELLENT!! This is my 5th time through the trilogy and I can't convey how much I love this series. While Stephen King's "The Stand" is my favourite s...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
Avenger (Star Trek: Odyssey, #3)
3.70
Ok, back to the trekkie world. Picked this one up at the library for $1 and was worth it. Not sure how much is Shatner and how much is his collaborato...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
Slow Apocalypse
3.42
It was all right but moved at a snails pace. Basically Kevin J. Anderson's "Ill Wind" but, without a climax and not as much character development. Mos...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
 
Forty Times a Killer!
3.67
I've read books by William Johnstone before but this one was... different. Very well written by J.A. Johnstone (I am assuming). William left the outli...more
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate
4.25
An analysis of Genesis One that is based on interpreting the text through the culture in which it was originally written and translating the Hebrew wo...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
Raising the Past (Origins Edition, #2)
3.79
I've listened to Jeremy's books on podcasts in the past, my first "read" of one of his novels. Great premise and full of action but a lot of cliches i...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
 
Able One
3.14
A good story, or at least better than some of his recent stuff but not up to his usual. He seems to be breaking from Sci-Fi and moving toward internat...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World
4.07
Acknowledging that individual religions have value and methods to promoting compassion and human value but that no one religion can ever hope to satis...more
May 04, 2012
May 04, 2012
 
C.S. Lewis: A Biography
3.52
A brilliant insight into Lewis the man. A.N. Wilson gives you an unpolished Lewis. Here is an account of more than just Lewis' Apologetics and Narnia...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
Conan (Book 1)
4.09
This is the book that started my fascination and obsession with Conan, and subsequently Robert E. Howard. A collection of stories by Howard, L. Spragu...more
Dec 24, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
 
It
4.09
Gonna go half way on this rating. First 2 times I read it I loved it. Haven't read it in 20yrs and am going to have to be honest and say I couldn't ge...more
Dec 05, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
 
Mere Humanity: G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, and J. R. R. Tolkien on the Human Condition
3.92
Described as, "Philosophers list "What is man?" and "What is the purpose of life on this earth?" as two of the most important questions that must be a...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
A Good Place to Come from
3.83
Think of an early David Sedaris.... Love this slice of history from the Soo. It helps that it is my home town :) Remembered this book after reading Ch...more
Apr 12, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
 
Cross Roads
3.93
I was better than I expected. I wasn't overly thrilled with The Shack. A book club discussion agreed that it was OK at best. Cross Roads was better th...more
Jan 31, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
 
Antarctica
3.73
Awesome book. A great between'er in the sense that it is a transition from the Mars Trilogy to the Science In The Capitol series. While there are simi...more
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
 
Law of the Land: The Trial of Billy the Kid (A Guns and Gavel Novel)
4.00
Bought this some years back but somehow missed reading it. Looking at the publication date; I must have bought it when we bought our house and it got...more
Mar 16, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
 
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
3.92
All these books seem to follow the same formula. Difference being, a new emphasis on the history leading to their own speculation. This author was par...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
 
The Grand Design
3.96
Great review of physics but falls far short in it's claim to disprove of a need for God to have created the universe, no matter what side of the debat...more
not set
Jul 24, 2011
 
Life and Times
4.08
An amazing collection of essays from a Science Master. Especially relevant were his predictions of the internet and what his expectations were of it....more
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
 
Pearl in the Sand (Harvest of Rubies, #3)
4.27
This book blew me away!! The story of Rahab the harlot who hid the spies of Israel within Jericho's walls (Joshua) and eventual ancestor of Jesus (Mat...more
Sep 29, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
 
Age of Conan: Blood of Wolves: Legends of Kern, Volume 1
3.44
Picked this one up to re-read when I ran out of something new a while ago. Amazing story! A more mature Conan tale. Where as Conan is portrayed as an...more
Oct 25, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
 
The Vultures of Whapeton
3.79
I actually just finished a different version with 2 new stories in it. I rad the version listed several times but found a copy with a different cover...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
 
The Leftovers
3.36
"What if—whoosh, right now, with no explanation—a number of us simply vanished? Would some of us collapse? Would others of us go on, one foot in front...more
Oct 18, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.96
Interesting exploration of the Mormon faith, polygamy and it's ties to the 1984 murder of Brenda Lafferty and her infant daughter Erica. More intrigui...more
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
 
1632 (Assiti Shards, #1)
4.04
Great premise and a fun read. thought I'd read it before but confused it with S.M. Stirling's, Island In the Sea Of Time series which I didn't like. S...more
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
Civil War
3.86
It was all right but not amazing. Just a narrative of the Graphic Novel. No characterization or insight. Could have been so much better if they had pu...more
Apr 24, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
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