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Writer of the Purple Rage
really liked it
awesome. I had read several Lansdale novels, but had never delved into the short stories. These are great. There's only one total-miss in this collect ...more
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Jan 27, 2012
The Shrinking Man
liked it
Well, this was no "I Am Legend"...
For most of the book, it was a 2-star book for me, but the second half picked up a good amount. There's just way too
Sep 21, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
Shoot the Piano Player
really liked it
This started kinda slow and I wasn't digging it as much as I thought I was going to, but then it really heated up. Not as immaculately written as the ...more
not set
Nov 05, 2010
The Martian Chronicles
really liked it
years late in reading this one, but it was as awesome as I figured it would be. First off- it's a loosely connected grouping of short stories, kinda f ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2012
Night Shift
really liked it
a solid bathroom-buddy choice. Like any stephen king collection, there's some real duds, but a good amount of really awesome stuff in here. "Children ...more
not set
Oct 30, 2012
Mysteries of the Worm: All the Cthulhu Mythos Stories of Robert Bloch
liked it
The stories in this collection are certainly inconsistent, but that makes sense (and is admitted by the author in his afterword) because Bloch started ...more
not set
Sep 19, 2012
The Shadow of the Torturer
it was amazing
I didn't know exactly what I was getting into when I started this, and about ten pages in I was kinda thinking wtf... Then it grabbed me. All the arca ...more
Jul 08, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1)
really liked it
While this wasn't quite as good as The Long Goodbye, it was still awesome as hell. I've seen the OG film version, but after reading this I'm excited t ...more
not set
May 26, 2011
The Dying Earth (The Dying Earth, #1)
really liked it
As awesome as it's reputation would have you believe. The sun is dying above a world of diminished magic...
not set
Dec 08, 2014
Who Fears The Devil
really liked it
super awesome. Manly Wade Wellman's first collection of stories about John, a wanderer in Appalachia with a silver-stringed guitar who sings songs and ...more
not set
Sep 12, 2012
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