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Jd Mcdonnell made a comment on their review of Swan Song
Swan Song by Robert McCammon
" Scott wrote: "Wonderfull. I totally forgot about this book. I'm giving Kindle Unlimited a test month and discovered that this is available in both ebo ...more "
Jd Mcdonnell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Swan Song by Robert McCammon
Swan Song
by Robert McCammon
read in May, 2015
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I remember reading Swan Song back when it first came out. I was sixteen and it was such a moving read I destroyed the copy (and not my copy but a friends, sorry Scott!) by trying to read it poolside. The paperback got splashed and ballooned up to the ...more
Jd Mcdonnell rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Jurassic Park
by Michael Crichton
read in May, 2015
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Pretty good although definitely a bit dated with its talk of fractals and chaos theory. At least no one stopped to puzzle over a magic eye poster in the lobby. What's in there? A dinosaur! And it eats your face.

It's very different from the movie and
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
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This is the power of style FALILV grabs you and holds you all the way until you start to realize that nothing is actually going to happen in this book. Drugs are done, guns are shot, cars are driven in a heady soup of hyperbole, but when he went down ...more
Jd Mcdonnell rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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Rothfuss is an ace at dropping in all those little details which make a world come to life, but the big picture turned out a bit dull in the end. Guess I'll have to read more in the series.

PS: I actually finished this one a long time ago, and this is
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Jd Mcdonnell made a comment on Scott’s review of 11/22/63
11/22/63 by Stephen King
" The middle third is the best part of it, but it should be. Small town Americana is what King has based much of his life around. My problem was the way ...more "
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