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Mike Bockoven

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Average rating: 4.05 · 2,443 ratings · 520 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
FantasticLand

4.06 avg rating — 2,357 ratings — published 2016 — 10 editions
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3.56 avg rating — 86 ratings6 editions
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I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison
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I am in the strange position of being in awe of author Tom DeHaven’s research, expertise and writing (he’s very good) while at the same time not enjoying almost all of the decisions he made regarding the character of Superman.

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“If he showed up on a desert island with a sandwich and a rescue boat, most people would try to beat him to death with the sandwich.”
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“it’s that a person gets stupid when they become people. They are easily convinced of things.”
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“A bit of well-placed profanity never goes awry if you pick your spot with care. Stephen King novels taught me that.”
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The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard
1962, 198 pages, 3.48 stars
$8.55 Kindle, very cheap used print, probably at library.

 
  7 votes, 43.8%

Winter World by A.G. Riddle
2019, 418 pages, 4.25 stars
$1.99 Kindle, print starting at 12+, not at library, Kindle Unlimited "free".

 
  3 votes, 18.8%

Global Burning: A Post-Apocalyptic Novel by Jonathan Sturak
2017, 245 pages, 4.08 stars
$2.99 Kindle, print $10.94 and up, not library, Kindle Unlimited "free".

 
  3 votes, 18.8%

Rivers by Michael Farris Smith
2013, 337 pages, 3.73 stars
$12.99 Kindle, very cheap used print, probably not at library.

 
  2 votes, 12.5%

FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven
2016, 272 pages, 4.25 stars
$12.99 Kindle, cheap used paperback, not at library

 
  1 vote, 6.3%

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