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Shadow (Star Trek Voyager: Section 31, #4)
The premise for this one was a little thin, owing to the fact that Voyager was 70 years away from the Federation but they still had to tie it into the...more
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Sep 11, 2011
Vampire Breath (Goosebumps, #49)
Read as a kid.
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Nov 09, 2012
Planet of the Apes
I have a bit of a confession to make: I feel that the 1968 movie handles this material, especially the "shocking climax" as the back cover puts it, fa...more
Jan 27, 2014
Sep 14, 2011
Stargate SG-1: Do No Harm (Stargate SG-1, #16)
Gave this one a little more than my customary 100 pages to hook me. This one didn't. So far it's been a hundred pages of angst based on a the death of...more
Sep 25, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1)
Ehh, as a fantasy novel it wasn't great. It spent too much time trying to be funny and not enough time trying to be a fantasy. As far as a work of hum...more
Mar 26, 2012
Sep 21, 2011
The Broken Sphere (Spelljammer: The Cloakmaster Cycle, #5)
It's been a few years since I've read this one, but I remember really enjoying it. I liked how it finally moved past the known spheres and really had...more
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Sep 14, 2011
Allison Hewitt Is Trapped (Zombie, #1)
I'm somewhere between "liked it" and "really liked it" so I'm going to give this one the full 4 stars. It was decently written and enjoyable. I was a...more
Jan 18, 2013
Nov 10, 2012
The Pride of Chanur (Compact Space, #1) (Alliance-Union Universe)
An immensely enjoyable, fantastically written story that does a great job of making the aliens non-human, the action tense and exciting, and the inter...more
Mar 20, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
The Shattered Land (Eberron: The Dreaming Dark, #2)
I liked it. There's a cliffhanger and a twist in the last few pages, and I admit that I didn't really see it coming.
It follows the protagonists throu...more
Aug 22, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
The Tides of Time
An interesting story following two lovers through time. It starts out a little confusing, becomes interesting , and ends a little heavy handed. It rea...more
Apr 29, 2014
Oct 08, 2013
The Map of All Things (Terra Incognita, #2)
Another great read. The war shows no sign of ending as both sides avenge old atrocities by committing new ones. If the last book showed even a little...more
Feb 22, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Farscape: Scorpius Vol. 1
I've always been a huge fan of Farscape, and I always thought Scorpius was one of the better characters on the show. This fills in some of his back st...more
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Sep 11, 2011
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
I really liked it. It has enough world building to be interesting without being bogged down, the main character is interesting and the story flows rea...more
Aug 27, 2012
Sep 21, 2011
Borderlands: The Fallen
This was pretty good as far as tie-in novels go. I thought the author got a bit silly with the amount of references to game dialogue but it was otherw...more
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide, #3)
Another fantastic part of the Hitchhiker's Guide series. I own an omnibus edition of this work and have never read them all separate, so my impression...more
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Sep 10, 2011
The Hobbit
I enjoyed it for the most part. I'll admit to skipping the songs and by the end of the book I was ready to move on to something else, but overall it w...more
Dec 30, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
Q-Zone (Star Trek: The Next Generation #48; The Q Continuum, #2)
The young adventures of Q, featuring Picard.
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Aug 29, 2013
Just Imagine Stan Lee Creating the DC Universe, Vol. 2
It's interesting to see what Stan "The Man" Lee would have done with the DC universe. In some cases I would have preferred them to their regular versi...more
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Sep 11, 2011
In a Sunburned Country
Another great travel book from Bill Bryson. He describes his travels through Australia in vibrant detail, offering both interesting anecdotes and of w...more
Feb 06, 2013
Oct 11, 2012
Evil Genius (Genius, #1)
This was alright. I have a couple of complaints about the main character (who is pretty unlikable in the first half of the book) and the setting (anyo...more
May 06, 2014
Oct 08, 2013
Wings of Twilight (The Foundation of Drak-Anor, #1)
This was fantastic! It has great characters that you care about, an interesting setting, action that flows well and, in my opinion the most important...more
Sep 03, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
The action scenes was exciting, it was decently paced, and there was enough detail there to show the author cared about how the setting worked without...more
Feb 27, 2014
Nov 09, 2012
Runes of Autumn
Generic 80's fantasy, mixed with a boring writing style, and sprinkled with just enough AD&D that you don't forget that TSR published it. Larry El...more
Mar 13, 2014
Oct 08, 2013
The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh! of Homer
Read this a few years ago while in high school. I'm not sure if I finished all of it, but at the time I was a freshmen in high school and I don't thin...more
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Oct 01, 2012
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
This was the first travelogue I've ever read and I enjoyed it. I liked the mix of facts and humor in with the author's account of hiking the Appalachi...more
Oct 15, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
A fantastic book. It follows the main character through his first tour of duty in the Colonial Defense Force, and all the trials, tribulations, triump...more
Mar 05, 2013
Aug 27, 2012
Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Search
Another excellent story. The art, writing, and layout is fantastic, the story is paced well, and the writer really captures the characters.
Apr 24, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician
A dense but fantastic read. I regret taking as long as I did to finish it. The author manages a compelling biography of Cicero, while making sure to g...more
Jan 21, 2014
Oct 07, 2013
The City of Towers (Eberron: The Dreaming Dark, #1)
It was an enjoyable read. It gives you a good look at some of the Underside of Sharn. The main characters aren't as developed as I would hope, but the...more
Aug 11, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide, #2)
You'll have to forgive me if I don't have a lot of things to say about this book other than it's great and you should read it. I read the entire colle...more
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Sep 10, 2011