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Pretty Little Mistakes: A Do-Over Novel
3.12
Some time ago, something about this book appealed to me. However, once I started I soon realized this book was nothing more than a 'Choose Your Own Ad ...more
not set
Aug 26, 2008
 
Captain Freedom
2.79
When I first noticed the author's McSweeney's connection, I should have followed my gut instinct towards projectile vomit. But I decided to ignore it ...more
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 19, 2009
 
The Last Defenders
2.55
I had to give up on this one.
It started off strong enough, but quickly descended into madness, which can be tricky ground, even for the most experienc
...more
Mar 2009
Feb 26, 2009
 
The New Avengers, Vol. 7: The Trust
3.70
*Yawn*
Building up/starting the 'Secret Invasion' arc, this collection was a mess. It just wasn't there. And it skipped and jumped around for no discer
...more
Sep 14, 2009
Sep 14, 2009
 
Beat the Reaper (Peter Brown #1)
3.79
Flashes of a great novel throughout, but not nearly as clever as it thinks itself to be. If Bazell wasn't trying so hard to be "cool," he might actual ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
Booster Gold, Volume 6: Past Imperfect
3.66
Ugh.

Thankfully, there's only one more (forthcoming) trade of Giffen's writing to slog through before Dan Jurgens returns to the book.
not set
May 29, 2011
 
Castle
3.06
This one started off strong -- nicely ominous and foreboding.
And then the main character turned into a complete prick for no descernible reason. And I
...more
Sep 20, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
 
Essential Dazzler, Vol. 1
3.39
I give up...the writing is low-level Chris Claremont wannabe dreck. I have no patience for it right now.
Feb 14, 2010
Feb 14, 2010
 
Q
3.23
I gave up after 100 pages -- it's an interesting premise, but the writing is rather cloying.
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
 
Showcase Presents: Eclipso
3.12
Ugh...I give up. Bad writing made worse by horrible characters.
Nov 19, 2009
Nov 19, 2009
 
Salvation Run
3.10
It seems Bill Willingham should stick to writing 'Fables.'
Sep 22, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
 
Essential Moon Knight, Vol. 1
3.70
I tried.
I really did.
But I just couldn't stick with this one.

Weird, choppy writing; triple identities; no basic plot to be found.
But then again, I onl
...more
Apr 27, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
Meat is Murder
3.41
A really horrible novella placing the Smiths' album in the center of a worse-than-generic coming of age story.

If you want good Smiths-related fiction,
...more
not set
Mar 20, 2008
 
New X-Men, Vol. 3: New Worlds
3.86
Holy shit, Grant Morrison,

What the hell happened here?
Your run on this series started off so promisingly -- only to turn into this?!?
Maybe it will pay
...more
Feb 05, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
 
Here They Come
3.62
There are many, many reasons that I loathe McSweeney's, its ilk, and its readers.

This book is an example of all of those reasons.
not set
Mar 23, 2008
 
Diary
3.57
Blah blah blah...

People really think this book is "weird" and "edgy" and "messed up?" Seriously?
not set
Mar 18, 2008
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
None
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.41
None
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
X-Men: The Day After
3.76
None
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 15, 2009
 
Avengers Disassembled: Iron Man
2.99
None
Mar 20, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
 
Bleach Volume 01: Strawberry and the Soul Reapers (Bleach, #1)
4.19
None
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
Avengers: The Initiative, Vol. 2: Killed in Action
3.62
None
May 31, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
Secret Invasion: Home Invasion
2.47
None
Jun 09, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
 
Love is a Mix Tape
3.83
None
not set
Mar 20, 2008
 
6 Sick Hipsters
2.80
None
not set
Mar 16, 2008
 
Infinite Crisis (DC Comics)
3.76
None
Jun 2011
Jun 02, 2011
 
To the Lighthouse
3.74
None
not set
Mar 16, 2008
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