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Left Behind (Left Behind, #1)
3.81
really liked it
I thought at first that I wouldn't be who this book was aimed at, but instead, I found the opposite. Since all the devout Christians have been taken b ...more
Oct 2007
Sep 05, 2007
 
Sideways Stories from Wayside School
4.14
it was amazing
This is the book that taught me that humor doesn't always have to follow the rules. The absurdism absolutely flavored all my daydreams from then on. A ...more
Aug 2007
Sep 05, 2007
 
Planet X (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
3.31
really liked it
How can you pass this book on a bookshelf and not buy it? Don't judge me, it was like 2 bucks! Actually, it's kinda silly but at least they tried. We ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2007
 
100 Things You're Not Supposed to Know
3.41
really liked it
About 20 were no brainers, or mostly suspected. The other 80 were genuinely interesting factoids, mostly of the creepy/"what's the world come to" sort ...more
Jun 2007
Jun 26, 2007
 
Jumper (Jumper, #1)
3.89
it was amazing
One of my favorite books of all time. It's a study of a kid getting the ability to teleport, and for all he knows, he is the only person with powers o ...more
Oct 2005
Jul 10, 2007
 
Monster Blood (Goosebumps, #3)
3.50
really liked it
This is supposed to be the most classic of all Goosebumps stories - I was surprised at how uneven it is. As always, the characters are interesting, bu ...more
Mar 09, 2010
Jun 09, 2010
 
Hellboy: Weird Tales, Vol. 1 (Hellboy: Weird Tales, #1)
4.22
really liked it
Get a bunch of cartoonists to adapt Hellboy in weird zany ways? Heck yeah. The Goon guy makes a funny/goon-y comic. Andi Watson (traditionally a roman ...more
Jun 02, 2009
Sep 05, 2007
 
Parallel Universes
4.25
it was amazing
This is an utterly odd cartoon style - simply and almost crudely drawn... and about 40% of the time there is no joke. Or a barely discernable one. But ...more
Nov 09, 2008
Jul 10, 2007
 
Gotham Central, Vol. 1: In the Line of Duty
4.19
it was amazing
A brilliant idea for a premise - following the Gotham cops in the shadow of Batman. Really well done in a Law & Order sense, the Rogus Gallery and ...more
Jun 2005
Jul 10, 2007
 
Net Bandits (Internet Detectives, #1)
3.28
really liked it
Amazingly dated, half of this book is kids being flabberghasted that a message came to them THROUGH THEIR COMPUTER! The mystery is solved party by EMO ...more
Dec 2005
Jul 10, 2007
 
Betrayal (Star Wars: Legacy of the Force, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
It has all the bravado a Star Wars novel should: dramatic relationships drastically affected by the hardships of galactic war, cinematic battles so vi ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 17, 2007
 
Dramacon, Vol. 1
4.13
it was amazing
I have never managed to read a manga past the first page or two. Something about the format bothered me, I had thought. Apparently, I was just reading ...more
May 07, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
Curse of the Spellmans (The Spellmans, #2)
4.08
it was amazing
Just as in the first book, I come away from this book with an immense desire to be a part of the amazingly dysfunctional distrusting and too-wrapped-u ...more
Apr 26, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
 
Kilala Princess, Vol. 01
3.89
liked it
Just... wow. The most stereotypical anime girl ever ... is also a raving Disney Princess fan. There is nothing besides completely predictable anime tr ...more
May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
Frankenstein (The Shadow Of Frankenstein #1)
3.66
it was amazing
There is no way a Frankenstein vs Jack The Ripper book could possibly be good. But oh my god, this actually is! The monster is compelling, the passage ...more
Aug 2007
Jul 21, 2007
 
A Small Killing
3.39
did not like it
Here's a tip: If your big twist is revealed on the cover of your book, don't expect it to be a surprise. Watch a man midly go crazy, which is overused ...more
Oct 2007
Sep 05, 2007
 
Scurvy Dogs: Rags to Riches
3.58
it was amazing
For a no name indie comic, this blew me out of the water. Hilarity leaps off the pages, as we watch delightfully and painfully misfit pirates try and ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2007
 
Batman: Cataclysm
3.94
it was amazing
Batman's nightmare: A horrific natural disaster destroys Gotham. Great from a disaster story angle, great Batman story all around. Plus, almost every ...more
Mar 2007
Jun 27, 2007
 
Disney's Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers: The Secret Casebook
3.67
really liked it
All the fun of Rescue Rangers condensed into mini-comics that seemingly love to break the 4th wall. In fact, these have an almost decidedly Animaniacs ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 07, 2007
 
Scary Stories for Stormy Nights
3.71
it was amazing
Almost every single story in this (even the Wicker Man ripoff) is very creepy with a good dash of terror and morbidity. The illustrations come on just ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2007
 
Batman: No Man's Land, Vol. 1
4.11
really liked it
Usually Batman is an odd violent force in a relatively ordered world. But when Gotham devolves into roving street gangs struggling to survive, where e ...more
Mar 2007
Jun 28, 2007
 
Get Fuzzy 2: Fuzzy Logic
4.27
it was amazing
Still one of the best pet-oriented comics out there (rivaled only by Mutts). It's funny, sweet then right back to funny, and I honestly think Darby Co ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 05, 2007
 
Family Reunion (So Weird, #1)
4.00
really liked it
I totally loved the show, and though this is just an adaptation of it's first episode it really captures the spirit well. Very original characters, re ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 19, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.61
liked it
What happened!? I let you get away with long winded conversations wrapping everything up in the previous books, only because they were just setups for ...more
May 28, 2009
May 26, 2009
 
The Mayflower Project (Remnants, #1)
3.68
it was amazing
Better than her previous series, Animorphs, this is a solid sci-fi intro to a new world. Modern, believable protagonists are thrown into an interestin ...more
Jun 2007
Jul 10, 2007
 
Holes (Holes #1)
3.93
really liked it
Having grown up on Sideways Stories, this was a bit darker and more serious than expected. Sachar still weaves a solid and interesting tale, and his q ...more
Oct 2005
Jul 10, 2007
 
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
4.25
really liked it
I know it's a classic and that it changed Batman from campy 60's style into a the dark character I love, but it's too silly (cyber punks vs a tank?) f ...more
Mar 18, 2008
Jun 28, 2007
 
Batman: Bloodstorm
3.68
really liked it
Building on the first, this one dispenses with the cheesy female protagonist and is just Bat-Universe characters dealing with a vicious Vampire Batman ...more
Apr 2007
Jun 27, 2007
 
Batman: Bruce Wayne, Murderer?
3.87
it was amazing
Good art style, and Chuck Dixon is a great storyteller. This is a great portrait of how Bruce is so obsessed to a fault, and how his flaws can become ...more
Mar 2007
Jun 27, 2007
 
Batman & Dracula: Red Rain
3.63
really liked it
I like the general idea behind a vampiric Batman, in such a Victorian Gotham, but it does reek of pandering. Also, I hate Kelley Jonest as an artist.
Apr 2007
Jun 27, 2007
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