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"Emma wrote: "the movie is much much better, and I definitely recommend seeing it!"

Cool. I saw it was playing at the local theatre and was really tempt...more
Tincangoat rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Will O' the Wisp by Tom Hammock
Will O' the Wisp
by Tom Hammock (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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--Book design is A+.
The brass clasp is great. I really didn't expect to see that when I opened the parcel.

--Interior art fluctuates between A & B.
The A times are filled with clean lines and recognizable characters. At these times, it feels like...more
A Widow for One Year by John Irving
" My reaction? Meh. Maybe it was the thinned-out timeline, or the fact that all the main characters are writers. Being a writer myself, I tend to dislike stories about writers. The CONSTANT and OVERBEARING use of italics--as if Irving is screaming a... " Read more of this review »
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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
The Three Musketeers
by Alexandre Dumas
read in March, 2014
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Well, I finished. Whereas I liked the overall story, there were many parts that seemed to drag on incessantly. I really had to push through them.

My favorite scene by far was Lady Dewinter's imprisonment by her brother-in-law. The chess match between...more
Tincangoat is 72% done with The Three Musketeers: I keep getting distracted...
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Cardboard by Doug TenNapel
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OK, not sure it's worth 5-stars, but worth more than 4.

Even though it's your typical boy and dad struggling to survive without mom, I liked the story because of the uniqueness of the characters and the interaction between characters. The action was...more
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The Escape by Jacques Lob
The Escape (Snowpiercer, #1)
by Jacques Lob
read in February, 2014
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I fail to see why people rate this book so high. I didn't hate it, but I didn't like it either.

That said, this isn't a ground-breaking story and comparing it to Orwell's Animal Farm is not only wrong, it's embarrassing.

The only reason I give this two...more
Snowpiercer, Vol. 1 by Jacques Lob
" Book #9 - Book has a wonderful dystopian premise (humanity has destroyed the climate, everything is frozen, except a single experimental train that never stops circling the globe) but just doesn't really deliver.

Without getting into spoilers, it's... " Read more of this review »
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