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Skullkickers by Jim Zub
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The Bay at Nice; Wrecked Eggs by David Hare
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A random buy from a library book sale years ago--possibly I was thinking of David Ives?--that I just got around to reading recently, in my quest to read all my books and possibly get rid of a few more. This is one I won't mind getting rid of. There a ...more
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Thirteen by Mark Teppo
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Picture This by Molly Bang
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It might seem strange to put this on my "businessy" shelf, but I've got my reason: while I'm focused on back-end work in web development--setting up databases and handling data and so forth--I'm curious about the front-end, particularly design and us ...more
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The Movement Vol. 1 by Gail Simone
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Super short review: As a story, this doesn't quite work for me, with sudden shifts in story and things resolved entirely too quickly (the revelation of a spy is shrugged off with a "can't you guys get along?").

And that's a shame because Gail Simone
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Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
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This might seem super-unfair, but I'm still leading with this:

In their chapter on naming babies, Levitt and Dubner offer a list of names that might just be the most popular names of the future. Only, they're writing in 2005 and they're opining about
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Richard Stark’s Parker by Darwyn Cooke
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So far my favorite of Darwyn Cooke's illustrated Parker novels is the one Parker novel that I've actually read. That might be part of my bias, but I don't really think so because there are so many evident reasons to like this version:

Parker is still
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Queen and Country by Greg Rucka
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Rucka continues to tell the story of the Special Operations Section of British secret intelligence largely through the character of Tara Chace. As in the first volume, there are three stories of the agency versus various enemies/issues: fighting Fren ...more
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Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean by Edward Kritzler
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My two word review: Oy vey.

I'm struggling to review this book because I don't know what to complain about first. I think the first thing to note, by way of explaining this book, is how the title and the subtitle are wildly inaccurate: the title promi
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The Thrilling Adventure Hour by Ben Acker
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Short and to the point: I really enjoy The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast, but part of that enjoyment has to do with the actors and the contingent nature of live performance. Or rather, the podcast has trained me so well to enjoy what is particular ...more
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