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Marvel Comics: The Untold Story
4.05
it was amazing
This is a great book for comic book fans, but beware: This will not tell you if Thor can beat the Hulk, or if any of Cable's origins are true. What th ...more
Nov 10, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
 
Aftermath (Star Wars: Aftermath, #1)
3.15
did not like it
I gave up on this and skimmed the last third. Other than 4 pages with Han and Chewie there is nothing to recommend this novel.

As much as I liked Tarki
...more
Nov 19, 2015
Nov 18, 2015
 
The Invisible Host
3.71
it was amazing
This is bascially Ten Little Indians in a modern (for the early 20th Century, that is) high rise apartment building. The thing to realize though, is t ...more
not set
May 20, 2012
 
Encounter in Rendlesham Forest: The Inside Story of the World's Best-Documented UFO Incident
3.89
really liked it
Very interesting book, but after the story of the encounter meanders a little afield before getting back on track in the later chapters. Some of the m ...more
Jun 04, 2014
May 10, 2014
 
The Season of Passage
4.15
liked it
**spoiler alert** This book lost points because of a few issues.

1- The second story, of the aliens. This is basically a slow moving, creepy sci-fi tal
...more
Jan 20, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
Werewolf (Ed & Lorraine Warren #5)
3.81
it was ok
Not bad but not nearly as good as I hoped. It was a much faster and less substantial read than I expected. The exorcism section was short, only a few ...more
Oct 29, 2015
Nov 02, 2015
 
More Stories About Spaceships and Cancer
3.87
really liked it
Do you like stories about spaceships and cancer but wish there were more stories about spaceships and cancer? For too long the cancer and spaceship de ...more
Jul 2012
Jun 03, 2012
 
The Shadow, Volume 1: The Fire of Creation
3.54
really liked it
This isn't a perfect book by any means. Garth Ennis' version of Lamont Cranston isn't the dilettante playboy we'd expect, and his version of the Shado ...more
not set
Aug 11, 2015
 
The Whispering Gorilla & Return of the Whispering Gorilla
3.50
liked it
Wow, where to begin?

First, if you have not checked them out, look at the other titles published by Armchair Fiction. They publish a huge number of sto
...more
Aug 18, 2015
Jul 01, 2015
 
The Lufthansa Heist
3.60
it was ok
This book covers much of the same territory as Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi. This is the true story immortalized in the fiction film Goodfellas. And al ...more
Aug 17, 2015
Aug 17, 2015
 
Tarkin (Star Wars)
3.73
it was amazing
Bear in mind, this 5 star rating is not the same 5 stars I give Flowers for Algernon. This is 5 stars as far as Star Wars books go.

I generally dislike
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Sep 16, 2015
Sep 10, 2015
 
Passport to Magonia: On UFOs, Folklore, and Parallel Worlds
4.34
really liked it
An undoubtedly important book in UFO lore, but no longer a must read. It shows a clear link between ancient folklore and modern ufology, but in this m ...more
not set
May 24, 2015
 
Countess Dracula
3.23
it was ok
This is not what you think. Despite having an introduction about the Hammer film, this has nothing to do with the Hammer film. It is a story with the ...more
Feb 28, 2015
Feb 20, 2015
 
Sting
3.97
liked it
Sting was an enjoyable read if you are in it's target demographic- the smarter end of the Harlequin romance crowd.

Here's what you need to know about
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not set
Feb 18, 2017
 
Doctor Who - The Wheel of Ice
3.66
it was ok
Much of the focus of the book is on Zoe, which isn't bad since the author writes her well, but Jamie is marginalized with a group of kids who add noth ...more
not set
Apr 18, 2015
 
The Shaver Mystery, Book One
3.67
it was ok
The Shaver Mystery is the overarching title of a series of writings- some allegedly true, some allegedly just thinly-veiled fiction. Before getting to ...more
Dec 07, 2015
Nov 29, 2015
 
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #4.5)
4.14
really liked it
I am going to keep this review spoiler free, though I will talk about the plot and structure so you might want to stop here.

This is really three stori
...more
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 03, 2012
 
Sorry, Wrong Number and the Hitch-hiker
3.84
it was amazing
Lucille Fletcher was the Queen of "Suspense," a radio drama series from the Golden Age of Radio. Her scripts were always top-notch, and these are two ...more
not set
Jul 21, 2012
 
Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #2)
4.03
it was ok
Clearly Just Marking Time Until The Third Book

This is, compared to the first Bill Hodges novel, very lightweight. It is a small story about stolen not
...more
not set
Jun 28, 2016
 
The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made
4.39
really liked it
You don't have to have seen The Room to enjoy this book, but it greatly helps. Much of what Sestero writes about both Tommy Wiseau and his film are un ...more
Jul 02, 2015
Jul 01, 2015
 
Doctor Who: The Iron Legion
4.05
it was amazing
This is an oversized volume that really shows off the glorious black and white art. I originally saw these in color in Marvel U.S. reprints so I didn' ...more
Jul 15, 2016
Jul 06, 2016
 
Reservation Blues
3.98
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues didn’t meet my expectations. It first changed and then exceeded them. I expected a melding of the ...more
not set
Apr 15, 2012
 
Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
4.10
liked it
**spoiler alert** Minor spoilers ahead.

I rated this 3 stars, but I'd have given it 3 1/2 if I could. For me, the best pasts of the book were the ones
...more
Oct 19, 2015
Aug 25, 2015
 
NOS4A2
4.06
liked it
This book reads very much like one of his father's books. It even has a few Stephen King references- Shawshank Prison, Derry, Pennywise. But while it ...more
Dec 25, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
 
Wayne of Gotham
3.38
did not like it
I guess there is only one Batman story possible, because in Wayne of Gotham we've seen it all before. Batman reopens the Wayne murder case. Again. Tho ...more
Oct 28, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
 
Popeye Classic Volume 1
4.04
really liked it
When it comes to Popeye, no one can beat EC Segar, but Bud Sagendorf is just a hair behind. By this time in Popeye history, the cast had settled down ...more
not set
May 18, 2013
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.70
it was ok
Sorry, but this book is highly overrated. While the blending of real and fictional history is interesting and well done at times, at other times it is ...more
Jul 09, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
Steve Ditko's Monsters, Vol. 1: Gorgo
3.63
really liked it
I bought this book because Steve Ditko + monsters = no brainer, but I did not expect the wonderful behind the scenes section detailing not only the cr ...more
not set
May 18, 2013
 
The Superman Radio Scripts, Vol. 1: Superman vs. the Atom Man
4.50
it was amazing
This volume (there were more intended)covers the epic run where Superman battles the Kryptonite-powered, Nazi scientist produced, Atom Man. That run i ...more
not set
Jun 18, 2012
 
Kronos
3.27
liked it
I enjoyed this book, although I think it has a big flaw. Not enough horror. Nearly no vampires. I haven't seen the film in years so I am not sure if t ...more
not set
Jan 20, 2015
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