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The Betrayal (The Fear Street Saga, #1)
3.98
really liked it
This is a classic of my childhood. I read this series instead of Goosebumps. I still have my old copy!
not set
Aug 09, 2017
 
Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software (Developer Best Practices)
4.39
really liked it
This was a fantastically fun and geeky read. The last few chapters are hilariously dated which is not surprising due to the age of the book, but ...more
Jul 31, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
 
The Secret (The Fear Street Saga Trilogy, #2)
3.95
really liked it
This is a classic of my childhood. I read this series instead of Goosebumps. I still have my old copy!
not set
Aug 09, 2017
 
The Burning (The Fear Street Saga Trilogy, #3)
3.95
really liked it
This is a classic of my childhood. I read this series instead of Goosebumps. I still have my old copy!
not set
Aug 09, 2017
 
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
4.03
really liked it
My dad had it in his car and we listened to it on long trips over a few weeks. It was fun and very engaging.
Jan 1992
Aug 08, 2017
 
The God Engines
3.60
really liked it
Another Scalzi page turner, this dark science fictional fantasy is set in a universe where a totalitarian theocracy rules the stars and all ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13)
4.25
it was amazing
One of my favorite romps in this universe. A very blatant tug at the reader's emotions, but still effective.
Jul 07, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
The Tale of The Wicked
3.90
really liked it
Fun, but it ended way to soon
not set
Oct 18, 2012
 
To Reign in Hell
3.92
liked it
This is the third time which I have gotten halfway through this book and cannot finish it. Steven Brust is a great writer and this is a very well ...more
not set
May 14, 2008
 
Jumper (Jumper, #1)
3.91
really liked it
I've had this book in my shelf for a while, but I kept putting off reading it because, while I was mildly interested, I wasn't sure I would like it. ...more
Dec 14, 2013
May 14, 2008
 
The Red Panda: Mask of the Red Panda
4.31
it was amazing
I've been listening to Greg Taylor's Red Panda and Black Jack Justice podcasts for years. He has a great gift to bringing the pulp style of yesteryear ...more
Apr 20, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
 
Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began (Maus, #2)
4.39
it was amazing
As other reviewers have stated, this book will break your heart. It is an example and how the Holocaust is still affecting generations of Jews. ...more
Jun 09, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
 
Skin Game (The Dresden Files, #15)
4.56
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** The moment he mentioned that he was speaking to Grey in code, I realized I would immediately have to re-read the book!
Jul 29, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)
3.89
really liked it
I liked this more than I liked it when I first read it ages ago. It's a great caper story although around 3/4 of the book the pacing goes off for me ...more
May 25, 2014
Jan 29, 2008
 
Batman: Year One
4.21
it was amazing
I never knew superheros could be so interesting and deep! I am now a Batman fanatic thanks to Frank Miller and this book. This book also opened up a ...more
not set
Feb 22, 2008
 
Judas Unchained (Commonwealth Saga, #2)
4.31
it was amazing
Brilliant! A sci-fi thriller epic unlike any I have read in its completeness and ability to engage me even with a high level of detail. 2000 pages ...more
Oct 12, 2014
Sep 06, 2014
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Not too bad. Many of the characters are not likeable mostly because of how infuriatingly stupid they were, but most of them died ...more
Mar 25, 2013
Oct 14, 2012
 
We Only Need the Heads (The Human Division, #3)
4.08
really liked it
Cliffhanger?!
Jan 29, 2013
Dec 31, 2012
 
Batman: Tales of the Demon
3.92
it was ok
Since it's a collection of older style monthlies, what I got was a series of really short almost stories that could have been more interesting if ...more
Sep 26, 2013
Dec 25, 2012
 
Maus: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
A very powerful story of which there are many which are simultaneously just like this one and utterly unique and personal. The comic book format is ...more
Jun 07, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
 
Day by Day Armageddon
4.00
liked it
It was fine. Kinda like reading one of the sources for World War Z. Not a particularly good one, just one that added more fodder. The cliffhanger ...more
Nov 20, 2019
Oct 30, 2012
 
Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought
4.48
it was amazing
I actually read it from cover to cover, which I hadn't meant to do, but it was very easy to consume and, as an experienced Vim user, I got way more ...more
Feb 27, 2015
Feb 24, 2015
 
Go for Beginners
3.89
really liked it
I'm not an expert on go and this is the first go book I've ever read. But I've read dozens and dozens of rule books for board games and this book ...more
Dec 10, 2014
Dec 03, 2014
 
Wanted
3.71
really liked it
Now that was a fun and quick read. Really left me wanting more. I have a soft spot for the very anti-superhero stories such as this and The Boys
Apr 27, 2009
Jan 10, 2009
 
Code Complete
4.29
really liked it
good book which reinforced and reminded me of good programming practices as well as challenged stone of my ideas. definitely a keeper.
Aug 02, 2017
Mar 08, 2015
 
Galaxy Quest: Global Warning
3.03
liked it
Pretty much what I expected. Not as good as the movie. It felt rather rushed and not well planned out. Still, not a horrible book either.
Jul 04, 2016
Jul 01, 2016
 
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
4.17
really liked it
After getting past Heinlein's usual Oedipal fantasies, this quickly became a wonderful book - one of his best!
Jun 28, 2011
May 14, 2008
 
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke
4.29
really liked it
A nice book I kept by my bed for quite some time to pick up when I wanted a short read.
Nov 02, 2019
Mar 11, 2012
 
Night Life (Nocturne City, #1)
3.47
it was ok
It's ok, but I couldn't really get into the character, so I didn't finish it.
Jun 28, 2009
Apr 26, 2008
 
Richard III
3.93
I found it a particularly dry read. Fun to watch, boring to read.
not set
Feb 12, 2010
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