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The Walking Dead, Compendium 2
4.51
Reading the Walking dead in these compendiums is both great and awful. It's great because I get to read four years of Walking Dead in a single night. ...more
Oct 07, 2012
Oct 06, 2012
 
A Stitch in Time (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, #27)
4.26
Memoirs of a Tailor.

Andrew J. Robinson's performance as Garak over the years showed that he put a lot of thought into the character. With the series o
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Mar 19, 2015
Sep 11, 2011
 
Winter Witch
3.57
Winter Witch was enjoyable, but it had a few issues that kept me from rating it higher. The setting felt fleshed out but that's mostly a given because ...more
Oct 04, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
 
Moby Dick
3.41
I honestly thought the whole "Whale encyclopedia" thing was just a commetary on the dry nature of the book. Turns out half of the book is an encyclope ...more
Jan 19, 2015
Sep 10, 2011
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.02
I can't really do this book justice with a review. It's a humorous account of a man unstuck in time. It's also a heavy account of the firebombing of D ...more
Mar 20, 2015
Feb 20, 2015
 
Polarity (Polarity, #1)
4.00
[Full disclosure: I received a free copy of this book from a goodreads giveaway. I do not believe that has in any way impacted this review.]

The story
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Mar 17, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
 
The Dinosaur Four
3.71
Poor descriptions, stilted dialogue, mostly unlikable characters, an unimpressive opening, and a supremely disappointing ending. The dinosaurs, by vir ...more
Mar 22, 2015
Mar 22, 2015
 
The Martian Chronicles
4.10
Excellent work.
Feb 19, 2015
Sep 14, 2011
 
World War Hulk
3.95
This book really highlights why I wish they would have left the character on the alien planet of the previous year's storyline for another year or two ...more
not set
Sep 19, 2011
 
Spelljammer: Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Adventures in Space (Boxed Set)
3.47
SpellJammer is simply my favorite campaign setting EVER! I love it for the same reasons that so many people hate it. It's fun. It's silly. It's gonzo. ...more
not set
Sep 14, 2011
 
The Autobiography and Other Writings
3.79
A fascinating read. The autobiography benefits tremendously from being written as a letter to his son, as the conversational tone makes it easy to rea ...more
Jan 25, 2015
Oct 08, 2013
 
The Lives of Tao (Tao, #1)
3.76
Another reviewer on these boards compared The Lives of Tao to "Kung fu Panda meets Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and that is almost spot on. The big ...more
Feb 03, 2015
Oct 08, 2013
 
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
4.04
I could make a joke about this book featuring not one, but four different kinds of werewolves, but it would be more than this book deserves. It's aggr ...more
Mar 2015
Oct 07, 2013
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.30
I may be judging the book to harshly, because while it's nice to finally read the source material drawn on by so many other books, movies, and games, ...more
Jan 04, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
 
A Hunger Like Fire
3.58
I have a weakness, a hunger that always burns inside of me, not for blood like the subjects of the novel, but for tie-in fiction. Often I'm left disap ...more
Feb 02, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
 
Sword of Sorcery, Vol. 1: Amethyst
3.81
This was a great reboot of the old Amethyst series and now I'm kind of sad that DC canceled it.
A great sword and sorcery tale and a strong origin for
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Sep 10, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
 
Ship of the Line (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
3.43
In the TNG episode "Cause and Effect" the Enterprise barely avoids a catastrophic impact with the USS Bozeman, commanded by Captain Bateson (as played ...more
Feb 25, 2014
Oct 08, 2013
 
A History of Ghosts: The True Story of Séances, Mediums, Ghosts, and Ghostbusters
3.23
So it's a mostly history book by Dan Aykroyd's dad, based mostly on the journals of Dan Aykroyd's great-grandfather. So there's that.
This book is firm
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Jan 30, 2015
Jan 29, 2015
 
Shen Of The Sea: Chinese Stories for Children
3.33
I read this as part of a project to read all of the Newbery Award winners.
This is one of those books where you have to be reminded of the era in which
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Jan 21, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
 
American Werechaun in Dublin
4.17
It's a quick read with some good characters, a humorous premise, a bit of action, and a fun story! The story keeps up a brisk flow, and the first pers ...more
Mar 16, 2014
Mar 16, 2014
 
Women of Wonder, the Contemporary Years: Science Fiction by Women from the 1970s to the 1990s
4.13
Like most anthologies there were some great stories (Cassandra - C.J. Cherryh, And Wild for to Hold - Nancy Kress). some less than stellar (Abominable ...more
Feb 2015
Jan 30, 2015
 
Nightmare on Clover Street (Werechaun Chronicles Book 2)
5.00
Another awesome entry in the Werechaun series! The author has again created another fun story that combines action, humor, and the paranormal for a un ...more
Mar 19, 2015
Mar 19, 2015
 
And Another Thing... (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #6)
3.49
It's... alright. It' not good (what fan fiction is?)* but it's not bad either. It reunites the cast and gives the series a much more satasfying ending ...more
not set
Sep 11, 2011
 
Ghostbusters: Total Containment
4.57
I loved this! Erik Burnham has a great grasp on the characters, and Dan Schoening's art is FANTASTIC! The stories were fun, the ghosts strike a great ...more
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
 
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
3.98
I read this as part of Kat and I's project to read all of the Newbery award winners. It won the second Newbery medal in 1923 and is the first one that ...more
Jan 02, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
 
The Story of Mankind
3.26
As part of a project a friend and I are undertaking we'll be reading all of the Newbery Award winners in order.
It's interesting to me that the first w
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Dec 12, 2013
Dec 12, 2013
 
The Sleeping Dragon (Guardians of the Flame, #1)
3.94
I enjoyed it. It was a great adventure that saw the protagonists develop as characters and was a great set up for a series I’m now looking forward to ...more
Sep 30, 2013
Sep 29, 2013
 
Jurassic Park
3.87
Much like everyone who was an 8 year old boy when it came out I am a HUGE fan of the movie Jurassic Park. I don't know why it's taken me so long to ge ...more
Oct 10, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
 
Hell on Earth (Doom, #2)
3.64
I have to say that the authors of this series continue to surprise me. Now that they have run out of game for the protagonists to play through they ge ...more
Oct 06, 2013
Oct 04, 2013
 
Stardoc (Stardoc, #1)
3.76
2.5 stars. Rounding down in this case.
The characters are decently written, the plot kept me reading, and the author did a great job of building the se
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Feb 11, 2015
Oct 08, 2013
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