cover title author rating rating my rating review Down arrow read added
 
Batman: The Ultimate Evil
3.61
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I was skeptical after the first couple chapters, but since it was a quick read, I kept on. Glad I did. Never read any Vachss before, ...more
Sep 25, 2009
Sep 24, 2009
 
Crossover (Cassandra Kresnov, #1)
3.84
really liked it
I really struggled to rate this one.

On the one hand, much of Shepherd's sentence structure drive me crazy. Also, I found myself getting very tired of
...more
Feb 28, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
 
Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist
3.82
it was amazing
I don't know what I was expecting when I picked this up, but it certainly wasn't what I got. I know the subtitle is "Adventures of an Incurable Optimi ...more
Oct 20, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.84
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I really enjoyed this. I had my doubts with the Twilight series, and some of them were valid in my opinion. Naturally, those doubts ...more
Nov 18, 2009
Nov 17, 2009
 
Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street
3.57
it was ok
The book was written well enough. The subject was researched fully, exhaustively even. And it drove me out of my damn mind.

You don't even reach the fi
...more
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
Essex County
4.29
it was amazing
I read the first book of this series on a whim when I saw it on the shelf of our library. Didn't expect a lot, but when I see new graphic novels, I te ...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
Dead, She Said
3.32
it was amazing
I really really liked this. The art was great, very stylized, captured the noir feel really well. And the story was really well done. Short and sweet, ...more
not set
Dec 10, 2009
 
Other Nature
3.72
it was amazing
This book really surprised me. I've bought hundreds of books at our annual booksale here, and I got this one there for 50 cents. I think, now, it is o ...more
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
 
Smile As They Bow
3.41
really liked it
Not a bad read. It may take some people a while to get used to the way it is narrated, which is just the nature of the beast when you are working from ...more
Aug 26, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
 
Dragon and Judge (Dragonback, #5)
4.14
really liked it
A very good installment of the Dragonback series. I waited quite a while after book 4 to read this. I wanted to have my hands on a copy of the 6th and ...more
Nov 23, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
 
The Joker
4.04
really liked it
For my full review, go to:

http://ichaerusstudios.blogspot.com/2...

-Ichaerus
not set
Jan 22, 2009
 
When the Messenger Is Hot
3.69
really liked it
A really great story collection. At first, I kind of felt like each story was just sort of a rehashing of the previous one, but then I realized that t ...more
Jan 27, 2009
Jan 27, 2009
 
Girl in Need of a Tourniquet: Memoir of a Borderline Personality
3.54
really liked it
I really enjoyed this. her prose is beautiful, and reallyn ours you in the mindset of what it's like to be fully in the throes of Borderline Personali ...more
Nov 02, 2016
Nov 02, 2016
 
Working Stiff: The Misadventures of an Accidental Sexpert (P.S.)
3.22
liked it
I originally had this rated at 4 stars, but I decided to drop it down to three. It was a very well written memoir, very funny, but it started to get p ...more
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 24, 2009
 
Gears of the City
3.76
it was amazing
I really loved this. I thought it was a much stronger story than the first book, Thunderer, and I enjoyed that one quite a bit. Unlike Thunderer, thou ...more
Nov 06, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
 
Nat Turner
3.93
it was amazing
A striking, unsettling, and absolutely brilliant (and largely wordless) graphic novel about a man whom, sadly, there is a woeful shortage of literatur ...more
not set
Oct 18, 2009
 
Chelsea Horror Hotel
3.27
liked it
It was okay. Kind of a punk-rock "Fear and Loathing" on way more acid. Got a little "woe is me" and rockstar chic at times, and there really wasn't an ...more
Nov 19, 2009
Nov 18, 2009
 
Lives of the Circus Animals
3.50
it was amazing
A wonderful book full of characters that I, in turn, wanted to hug and wanted to smack. I have heard people complain that they couldn't connect with B ...more
Oct 06, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
Miss Don't Touch Me, Vol. 1
3.69
liked it
I quite liked this one. A good mystery, with a nicely executed tone of severity, both in the (in my opinion) subdued eroticism, which was important (c ...more
not set
Oct 26, 2009
 
Power Up
3.77
it was amazing
This graphic novel by the creator of the ever-awesome video game Earthworm Jim was a teriffic read. I loved the art, very reminiscent of his EWJ artwo ...more
not set
Dec 22, 2009
 
Waltz with Bashir: A Lebanon War Story
3.89
really liked it
A beautifully illustrated and powerful graphic novel. I didn't realize it was a direct adaptation of a film, in fact, I didn't even remember having he ...more
not set
Oct 18, 2009
 
3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man
3.94
it was amazing
Poignant and very well scripted. A nice mix of complex and simple artwork, with a couple nice cameo drawings by other renowned artists (I particularly ...more
Jul 13, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
 
Essex County, Vol. 1: Tales from the Farm
3.94
really liked it
This was a great graphic novel. Very nicely illustrated, with a good story that I found really engaging. Nice little hints of superhero/fantasy elemen ...more
not set
Oct 26, 2009
 
User I.D.
3.01
it was ok
This was alright. Not thrilling, by any means. An okay way to pass the time, and it was the only book I could find in my basement on short notice that ...more
Dec 03, 2009
Nov 25, 2009
 
I Love You, Beth Cooper (P.S.)
3.29
really liked it
Totally different than I expected. Picked it up on a whim, and wish I had done it last year when I kept seeing it in hardback but didn't want to take ...more
not set
Jan 06, 2009
 
American Freakshow: The Terrible Tale of Sloth Boy
3.20
liked it
I liked the artwork pretty well. The story was pretty damn depressing, though. Getting a little tired of reading about twisted, sadistic characters. N ...more
not set
Oct 28, 2009
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
liked it
It wasn't nearly what I expected, and not bad, but not amazing either. It held my attention enough to want to read the next one, and certainly to see ...more
Mar 2013
Feb 18, 2013
 
The Imaginary Lives of Mechanical Men
3.33
really liked it
Click the link for a full review at my blog.

http://ichaerusstudios.blogspot.com/2...

-Ichaerus
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 24, 2010
 
Tell-All
2.84
liked it
I would have rated this higher if he ever wrote a twist I didn't see coming. Did still enjoy it, but it didn't surprise me.
Aug 02, 2010
Aug 02, 2010
 
The Year of Pleasures
3.68
liked it
Not a bad read. Certainly not my usual reading matter, but it was a nice fluff (no insult intended) read to balance some of the heavy stuff I have dec ...more
Dec 09, 2009
Dec 03, 2009
Rss infinite
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 27 28