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The Time Potter's Wheel
Well written, fun topic, and exciting action!
My favorite part of reading this was the current feel of scientific theories playing in the background. T
Jul 12, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow
There were two stories in this collection that stood out to me. "The Laocoon Complex" and "The Eight Mistresses" were fun to read, and I thought, ver ...more
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Jul 05, 2013
How to Sell More than 75% of Your Freelance Writing
The process described in this book probably worked years ago...and it might work now - but only for people who are willing to turn writing into a job, ...more
Nov 14, 2014
Nov 12, 2014
The Harbinger: The Ancient Mystery that Holds the Secret of America's Future
If you like books like The Da Vinci Code, or the Left Behind series, then this one is right up your alley. This book is entertaining, and enlightening ...more
Apr 02, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
Unprovoked Murder Insanity Or Demon Possession
I thought this would be a cool book - but I was disappointed. Overall it sounded like a high schooler's paper (maybe a B+ or A-)...there was a signifi ...more
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Aug 07, 2011
The Replacement
A dark and quirky story, with some new ideas I have not (to my recollection) heard of before. The main character's "secret" is not so much a secret a ...more
Dec 05, 2012
Nov 29, 2012
More fantasy, than horror, this creepy look into a magician's world is an adventure for two kids that find themselves bound to a dark, menacing house ...more
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May 14, 2012
The Holographic Universe
The first few chapters were excellent, but the book quickly focuses on 'all of the things science cant currently explain' and simply states..."but if ...more
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Aug 24, 2012
The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower, #3)
The Waste Lands was a really good book because:

1) It kept my interest throughout (not really any boring parts)

2) I love all the characters from the pa
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Aug 07, 2011
BoneMan's Daughters
Good writing, right up to the last chapter. Even the ending was ok...not great, but not as bad as it could have been. There was one way-too-big coinci ...more
Apr 10, 2015
Mar 29, 2015
Joyland was a great read for me because in the past few years I have frequented a few theme parks/amusement parks, mostly because my brother used to w ...more
Aug 2014
Jul 03, 2014
The Last Theorem
While this book had many points that were interesting and gripped my imagination and curiosity, there were also several points that seemed like they j ...more
Jun 14, 2014
May 11, 2014
Well written, but all in all there's not much story here. Most of the chapters are about Whales and Whaling. The physical properties of a whale, even ...more
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Aug 07, 2011
The Shape of Space
This was a very interesting book. It's a textbook, but it's not written like most textbooks. You don't have to understand everything to find it enjoya ...more
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Aug 07, 2011
The Fifty Year Sword
MZD is one of my favorite authors. The imagery in this story/poem was fantastic - a real sign of his work. The power behind the pictures, the mastery ...more
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Feb 04, 2015
A Million Little Bricks: The Unofficial Illustrated History of the LEGO Phenomenon
I've been into Legos since I was three or four, so I couldn't resist picking up this book and checking it out. I loved the background story of the Leg ...more
Apr 09, 2014
Nov 06, 2013
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
The main fault I found with this book is that it failed (in my mind) to be it's own story.
It's too much of a bridge, and I kept wishing it would just
Mar 11, 2015
May 14, 2012
Hunted Past Reason
Although it was well written - easy to read, fast paced, and engaging - I found that I couldn't believe many of the plot twists. Spoiler: The main cha ...more
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Aug 07, 2011
This was a well paced thriller with many common Stephen King twists. The characters were life-like, and the story flowed very well. It was fun to read ...more
Apr 27, 2013
Aug 24, 2012
The Zero Game
This book was more exciting and more alluring than your typical "political thriller"...while you get some sense about the politics, and how things ha ...more
Feb 20, 2014
Feb 25, 2013
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
This book was fun to read, and the main character, Christopher, was wonderfully layered. Simple and complex, he let's the readers better understand pe ...more
Mar 27, 2015
Mar 17, 2015
Crank (Crank, #1)
A dark tale, it was not easy to listen to (I checked out the audio book). Bree (Kristina) is a difficult character to like, but her redeeming qualitie ...more
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
Duma Key
There's no doubt that King knows how to tell a story, and for me as a writer and artist I can clearly see the link between drawing/painting and writin ...more
Sep 11, 2014
Aug 07, 2011
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #4.5)
The Dark Tower Series is one of my favorites, and this short inbetween-er is a fantastic addition to the ongoing story. Wizard and Glass was the last ...more
May 11, 2014
Aug 24, 2012
The Eyes of the Dragon
I listened to this on audio-book recently, and it was much different than I remember (the last time I read it was when I was in my late teens). I have ...more
May 03, 2014
Aug 07, 2011
The Last Juror
The Grisham book I read prior to this was "The Pelican Brief," which I'm sad to say was one of the worst books I've ever read (and I really do like Gr ...more
Feb 03, 2015
Nov 06, 2013
A Crown of Swords (Wheel of Time, #7)
Book 7 was definitely a step up from book 6, which for me was the first real downfall in the series. While there is not much to read about Perrin's st ...more
Feb 26, 2013
Aug 07, 2011
Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold
This book had lots of wonderful information, and I learned a thing or two that I didn't know before about science and history. It wasn't a difficult r ...more
Nov 12, 2014
Aug 07, 2011
Winter's Heart (Wheel of Time, #9)
Robert Jordan's masterpiece is an adventure to read through. I can still remember when I started the series, years ago, and after reading the first ha ...more
Nov 24, 2014
Aug 07, 2011
The Martian Chronicles
So I just finished reading Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles" last week, and I'm sorry to say it was a bit of a disappointment. Ray Bradbury is p ...more
Jan 14, 2014
Dec 10, 2013
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