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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
I love this man. He is brilliant, seems humble, and funny as hell. This is an excellent collection of some of his ideas and stories, mostly about his...more
May 05, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence
Total crap. If you have no background in anthropology or primatologist the arguments can seem compelling. I can understand the desire to try and empir...more
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Feb 15, 2012
Foundation and Earth (Foundation, #5)
**spoiler alert** The final book in the Foundation series. A lot of people are upset that Asimov didn't continue on with the Seldon Plan developed in...more
Apr 12, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Ready Player One
Nerdpocolypse! This is the place that MMOs, Voltron, Star Wars, Comic Books, Magic, and oh so much more meet. You have to be a nerd to enjoy this one,...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)
I can read this book again and again and still love it. Cyber cowboys, blade ladies, AI, and the birth of cyber space, epic. This book does not let yo...more
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Feb 10, 2012
Unstuck in Time: A Journey Through Kurt Vonnegut's Life and Novels
Well I had to throw in the towel on this one. I love Vonnegut. I have his words tattooed on my skin and he is the author I turn to to first for most a...more
Jun 12, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag, #1)
Damn. This book was crazy. Racism (against other species, human seemed ok to each other), classism, tyranny, sexism, and robotism (if it isn't already...more
Jun 27, 2013
Dec 27, 2012
In Cold Blood
I sort of hate myself for loving this book. The prose and style are flawless. It is no secret why this book and Capote in general are looked at as one...more
Sep 04, 2013
Feb 12, 2012
Avengers vs. X-Men: X-Men Legacy
Ah Rogue how I love you. So Rogue beats the crap out of the She Hulk. Do you really need another reason to read this? If you don't know what is going...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
First X-Men
I enjoyed this as a part of Logan (Wolverine's) journey. It had some cool preludes to books that take place later on. If you like X-Men read this. It...more
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, A Memoir
Brother West is clearly an awesome orator and writer. His prose is incredible. I got a few new quotes I love out of it and gained insight into the man...more
Mar 04, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
The Eye of God (Sigma Force #9)
I really like these books. They are smart, action-packed, interesting, and touching. Who would have thought that Atilla the Hun, Ghengis Khan, dark ma...more
Jul 15, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Sex, Sin, and Zen: A Buddhist  Exploration of Sex from Celibacy to Polyamory and Everything In Between
Not as awesome as his other books, but well worth a read. Warner does a great job of explaining modern Zen attitudes towards sex. He is truly gifted a...more
Feb 13, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Justice League, Vol. 1: Origin
Im not the biggest DC fan aside and do not like Hal as Green Lantern (Jon Stewart all the way!) but I did enjoy this. It is heavy on the action and fu...more
Jul 02, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time, #1)
More fantasy then I typically like, but I enjoyed it. There are certain characters, scenes, and settings that I really love. I was encouraged to read...more
Sep 17, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
Skin: A Natural History
An great book. It's written as a natural science historical piece allowing her to give the data as well as the history and stories. Skin is one of the...more
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Feb 15, 2012
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
This is one of the funniest and interesting biographies I have read. The baboon stories alone make it worth checking out. Interesting and thought prov...more
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Feb 15, 2012
Next of Kin
If you think humans have the monopoly on emotional depth, read this book and be proven wrong. Had to read Next of Kin for a class an ended up reading...more
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Feb 15, 2012
The Walking Dead, Book Three
I might have an addiction problem. Done with this beauty in less than a day. The plot is so very dark. The mosters that are still alive are worse than...more
May 03, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
The Walking Dead, Book One
I really meant to pace myself on this book. I am working my way through a few books and was thinking I'd just read a few pages at a time. Didn't work...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
Man the Hunted: Primates, Predators, and Human Evolution, Expanded Edition
We were not the apex predator during our evolution. We were tasty snacks, not fit to be called a meal. Great book and insight. Easy to read. It is a b...more
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Feb 15, 2012
Ringworld (Ringworld, #1)
All in all a very interesting book. The manipulation of space and gravity on the Ringworld was awesome. I would absolutely recommend this to a fan of...more
May 03, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
On Booze
I love Fitzgerald. His reflections and comments regarding booze and brilliant. I only give it 3 stars due to the somewhat manic way the editor arrange...more
Sep 02, 2012
Sep 03, 2012
Assassin's Code (Joe Ledger, #4)
Fun. Quick and easy read. A bit low on the substance, but that isn't why I read Maberry. If you are looking for a action packed thriller with a supern...more
Jul 06, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
Capote In Kansas
A great follow up to In Cold Blood, but never really went beneath the surface. I encourage those who have read In COld Blood to check it out, but thos...more
Sep 08, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
Suicide Squad, Vol. 2: Basilisk Rising
Pretty sweet series. The entire concept of villains being forced to do "good" or at least do evil for more or less good reasons is awesome. Also, I re...more
Jun 15, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
The Walking Dead, Book Two
So great. I read the entire collection in one sitting. Mixes the trial of surviving without all our modern comforts, comedy, and sheer horror. Well, I...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
Grand Central Winter: Stories from the Street
Stringer is a masterful writer. I can understand why he was paired with Vonnegut in "Like Shaking Hands with God." Stringer gives an unapologetic reco...more
Mar 03, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
Dr. Tyson is the best. He is one part comedian, one part scientist, one part prophet, and topped off with a large helping of bad assness. Space Chroni...more
Mar 09, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity
A really great look at life in the Gaza Strip and how we make a decision to hate. Very worth taking a look at for anyone interested in...well...the wo...more
May 08, 2013
May 10, 2013
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