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There Will Be Dragons (The Council Wars, #1)
**spoiler alert** It's always such a disappointment when a book with an interesting premise turns out to be a spectacular failure. There Will Be Drago ...more
Aug 19, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
Ghosts of Ascalon (Guild Wars, #1)
Ghosts of Ascalon is a tie-in novel that came out while Guild Wars 2 was still in production. It was intended to give Guild Wars players a taste of wh ...more
Jan 11, 2013
Jan 06, 2013
The Neverending Story
The Neverending Story is indeed the book that inspired the movie that many of us know and love from our childhood. What I didn't know at first is that ...more
Jan 07, 2013
Jan 01, 2013
Borderlands: The Fallen
This book was weird. There was a lot of fan service, but there wasn't much substance to this book. Sometimes novelizations of video games can provide ...more
Jun 14, 2013
May 24, 2013
God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales
God, No is a short little book of anecdotes, stories and opinions by Penn Jillette. I'm not sure exactly what the point of the book was, or if it was ...more
May 22, 2013
May 21, 2013
The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry
This book was pretty great. It isn't incredibly long, but I haven't devoured an entire book in a single sitting like that in quite a while.

This book i
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
The Fault in Our Stars
I read this book in a hurry. I read it in a matter of hours. I attribute this to the book being easy and comfortable to read, as opposed to it being a ...more
May 06, 2012
May 06, 2012
The Kite Runner
I didn't know what to expect when I picked up this book. I only knew that it was popular and supposedly poignant and profound. I read this book in a d ...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
And Then I Thought I Was a Fish
This book mostly consists of a personal memoir or account of the author's experience with a long psychotic break triggered by a combination of LSD, sl ...more
Apr 07, 2013
Apr 05, 2013
Full Dark, No Stars
I am not going to make any sort of pretense that I am anything but a Stephen King fan, so my review may be a little biased.. but I really did enjoy th ...more
May 09, 2012
May 06, 2012
Just After Sunset
**spoiler alert** Just After Sunset is a compilation of short stories by Stephen King, published in 2008. I enjoy reading most King books, and his sho ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
What I Didn't Say
I really didn't enjoy this book. I was able to read it quickly because the reading level is not very challenging at all, but I wasn't enjoying any of ...more
May 06, 2013
May 03, 2013
A Clockwork Orange
I really had no idea what I was in for when I decided to get this book from the library. The crazy slang hit me like a ton of bricks. It was almost li ...more
Feb 08, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About Reality
Hardcore Zen was recommended and loaned to me by a dear friend. I have enjoyed reading several books that deal with Buddhism in different ways, so I d ...more
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
The Handmaid's Tale
**spoiler alert** This book had a slow start. I found it difficult to maintain interest for the first fifty pages or so, but as the book went along it ...more
Mar 02, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
I was disappointed by this book. The basic premise is what intrigued me: America's Second Civil War was between extreme pro-choice and pro-life advoca ...more
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
The Iron Heel
The Iron Heel is considered a dystopian novel, and it was written in 1908 by Jack London. I generally enjoy dystopian stories, and I did enjoy the maj ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
It took me a few tries to get started with The Golden Compass. For me, the first few chapters moved very slowly and it was difficult to maintain inter ...more
Aug 06, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
It's Kind of a Funny Story
**spoiler alert** It's Kind of a Funny Story (Ned Vizzini) is, in short, a story about depression, but not in a sad or pessimistic way. It's about a t ...more
Jan 27, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower #4.5)
**spoiler alert** The Wind Through the Keyhole is a new novel in Stephen King's Dark Tower universe. It's listed as The Dark Tower 4.5, and the forewo ...more
May 14, 2012
May 09, 2012
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1)
Darkly Dreaming Dexter is the first novel in the Dexter series by Jeff Lindsay, made popular by the Showtime tv series. I have seen the first two seas ...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
I don't even know how to begin describing this book. There is a blurb on the front cover that says "The ride of your life", and while I'm not sure abo ...more
Sep 21, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
**spoiler alert** Put as simply as possible, this book was all over the place and I was quite disappointed with it. On a scale of one to ten, my verdi ...more
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower, #2)
The Drawing of the Three is the second book in Stephen King's Dark Tower series. I have read all of these books before, but it's been years since I re ...more
Aug 26, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
Danse Macabre
Danse Macabre is a non-fiction book by Stephen King; it's essentially a lecture on his feelings about the horror genre as a whole and it's appeal and ...more
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
I wanted to read this, mostly to see what it was really like. We see a lot of references to Inferno in other books or other media, so I just wanted to ...more
May 21, 2013
May 14, 2013
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)
This book isn't exactly what I was expecting when I first picked it up. It's a collection of about a dozen or so short stories about how Sherlock Holm ...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
The Tao of Pooh
The Tao of Pooh is a quick little book that uses the characters of Winnie the Pooh to explain Taoist philosophies in a simple, easily understandable w ...more
May 09, 2012
May 08, 2012
The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower, #3)
The Waste Lands is the third book in The Dark Tower series by Stephen King. I’ve been re-reading this series, but it has been years since I read them ...more
Sep 15, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
Anna Karenina
After slogging through this book for two weeks, it is finally finished, and I have to say that I wish I had spent my time with something else. I was f ...more
Jan 30, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
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