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Lost at Sea
3.73
really liked it
I've read a bunch of books about teenagers trying to figure out who they are (e.g., Losers, Perks of being a Wallflower, Hairstyles of the Damned, mos ...more
Jan 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
The Summer People
3.80
liked it
The ending definitely sneaks up on you. This is a very short story, with really no suspicions or feelings of dread until nearly the end.

Mostly about
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Jul 09, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
 
The Witching Hour (Lives of the Mayfair Witches #1)
4.11
did not like it
I tried to pick this up about early high school time. Anne Rice was and is a hard sell for me, I am in that minority of people who never cared at all ...more
Jan 1996
Jun 09, 2011
 
Civil War: Marvel Universe
4.09
So this book is going to represent ALL the Civil War comics (since there isn't one book on goodreads for them all and I am totally not commenting on a ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
Cut
3.76
it was ok
Books like this are often read by people who are suffering from the same pain as the main character and maybe in some cases it is comforting or cathar ...more
Jan 2000
May 31, 2011
 
How to Survive a Horror Movie
3.94
it was amazing
Hilarious! Takes a lot from classic, easy to recognize horror movies and compiles advice in humorous and bizarre lists. This author has a great sense ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 05, 2009
 
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure: The "Good Parts" Version
4.25
really liked it
Hilarious, very like the movie. This was one of those books that was actually kinda tough to read because I kept thinking about the characters in the ...more
Jan 1999
Jul 11, 2009
 
The Hounds of the Morrigan
4.03
it was amazing
Seriously the best book I haphazardly stumbled upon and bought impulsively at a bookstore. It is a fantastic youth lit novel, about magic and godesses ...more
Jan 2000
not set
not set
Dec 26, 2008
 
Channel Zero
3.54
really liked it
First off, Ellis delivers an amazing intro. Quotable even. I don't think I've ever quoted an intro before, but here's a juicy taste-
"...and all of a s
...more
Jan 2013
Aug 08, 2013
 
Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey
4.18
really liked it
A really satisfying read. Gorey says some lines that make me chuckle that I just have to read them aloud to anyone nearby. He's so interestingly odd y ...more
Sep 26, 2015
Sep 22, 2015
 
Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride
3.90
liked it
Picked this up as my impending wedding draws near. Lucy's attitude towards marriage and wedding was very akin to my own. Not the stereotypical girly, ...more
Jun 11, 2016
Jul 18, 2016
 
Maze: Solve the World's Most Challenging Puzzle
4.14
really liked it
Good grief. This book will be the death of me. I found it years ago, still haven't solved it, and sometimes it feels like the book isn't even real- li ...more
Jan 1998
Jul 09, 2009
 
Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
4.10
really liked it
Didn't realize this was a reappearance of two characters from previous works by Fritz Leiber. With that said, one can completely read and enjoy this b ...more
Jan 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
Girl Genius, Vol. 1: Agatha Heterodyne and The Beetleburg Clank
4.13
really liked it
Ok, book one had some good characters but A LOT of set up. Stuff definitely got rolling- ancient legend, awakened main character, a big death, baddie ...more
Jan 2013
Jun 02, 2013
 
The Compleat Moonshadow
4.06
it was amazing
Definitely an overlooked, imaginative, unique, creative, funny, with some depth, sci fi, coming of age graphic novel. Ira is quite the character in an ...more
Jan 2005
Dec 28, 2008
 
The Tiger in the Well (Sally Lockhart, #3)
3.87
it was ok
I love Sally Lockheart and blew through all these books when I was younger but Tiger in the Well is a bit different than the first two. It was Ok but ...more
Jan 1995
Jun 15, 2011
 
The Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt (Johnny Dixon, #2)
4.06
really liked it
This is billed as the sequel to The Curse of the Blue Figurine but you don't really need to read the first one. It just has the same main characters. ...more
Jan 2015
Jan 02, 2015
 
A.D. After Death, Book Two
4.03
liked it
Book Two of three. It reveals a lot more of background on Jonah and events leading up to finding the "cure" while also in the present, as Jonah is str ...more
Aug 08, 2017
Aug 08, 2017
 
The Very Hungry Cthulhupillar
4.41
liked it
Cute, made all the big references and keep the style the same as the kid's book. Nothing in it is drawn violent but it's more adult just because of th ...more
May 30, 2015
May 30, 2015
 
Ted McKeever Library Book 1: Transit
3.37
liked it
Picked this up as a purchase on free comic book day 2014. My first experience with Ted McKeever (comics in '87, republished in 2008). My first impress ...more
May 05, 2014
May 05, 2014
 
Saga, Vol. 1 (Saga, #1)
4.23
it was amazing
I feel late on the train for this one but, Vaughan won me over again. I was already a fan of Y: The Last Man, and I liked this one even more. Masterfu ...more
May 22, 2014
May 22, 2014
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.29
liked it
For the most part, I liked it. It was ironic because I liked the first book but felt the ending kinda ruined it and in this book I thought the beginni ...more
Jan 2012
Mar 16, 2012
 
How I Became Stupid
3.40
it was ok
I don't know if the main character is pseudo-intellectual or actually intellectual, either way he feels out of place in society and existential depres ...more
Jan 2009
Apr 05, 2014
 
The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature: The World's Great Kids' Lit as Comics and Visuals (The Graphic Canon)
3.87
really liked it
This was so much fun to flip through. I found myself drawn at first to my favorites- Alice in wonderland (which was hilarious! Alice reminded me total ...more
Feb 07, 2015
Feb 07, 2015
 
A.D. After Death, Book One
3.77
liked it
Went into this one blind, Snyder/Lemire don't give you too much but some main character's memories and hints about issues related to the cure, impacts ...more
Nov 23, 2016
Nov 23, 2016
 
Romeo and Juliet
3.74
it was ok
Why in dear God is this play required reading for everyone?!? Talk about a terrible way to introduce Shakespeare to young, often reluctant, readers! T ...more
Jan 1996
Jul 11, 2009
 
Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery,  a Very Strange Adventure
3.90
really liked it
Enjoyable, short read. Also fine for upper elementary, might be a fun read-aloud with younger kids.

Basically, if I read this with the author's name o
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Aug 20, 2015
Dec 19, 2013
 
Copper
4.07
it was amazing
This is a webcomic I greatly enjoyed and you can read them online at Bolt City dot com but this book is a beautiful addition to any collection. As far ...more
Jan 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
Harrow County, Vol. 5: Abandoned
4.12
really liked it
A fantastic transition between background on the monster now called The Abandoned and the current story with Emmy and the hunters.
Aug 04, 2017
Aug 04, 2017
 
Tank Girl (Tank Girl, #1)
4.05
really liked it
Read the Remastered version. Love Tank Girl. She's lewd, crude, and loves beer and wreaking chaos across the desert. She doesn't take crap, pushes peo ...more
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
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