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Locke & Key, Volume 3: Crown of Shadows
4.41
it was amazing
My only complaint about the Locke & Key series is that each new volume is just too short. I want these stories to go on forever, but alas, the qua ...more
Jul 26, 2015
Jan 16, 2012
 
The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
4.07
it was ok
Well, this was interesting.

The message of the book I have no real complaint with. It would be wonderful to see more people doing more on a smaller sca
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Jul 28, 2015
Nov 17, 2009
 
Locke & Key, Vol. 4: Keys to the Kingdom
4.44
it was amazing
Fantastic artwork, fantastic plot, and wow does this series move. The pace is fast, but not overwhelming - the script is concise, and no words are was ...more
Jul 26, 2015
Jun 06, 2012
 
Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud
3.91
really liked it
Science!

Is there anything it can't do?

Voodoo Science offered an in depth look into the pseudoscience the plagues the National conscious. The book exam
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Jun 13, 2009
May 26, 2009
 
Siddhartha
3.99
it was amazing
Such a beautiful book.

I first read this book in seventh grade, and although I enjoyed it I can't claim I really understood it. It was a gorgeous read
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Dec 29, 2013
Dec 25, 2013
 
Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall
4.17
really liked it
What a fantastic addition to the Fables series.

1001 Nights of Snowfall would work as an introduction to the series, or as an addition in the midst of
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Jun 14, 2015
Jun 14, 2015
 
You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack
3.92
liked it
This is an altogether adorable collection of comics from The Guardian. I think that Karen's review sums up the book far better than any review I write ...more
Jun 08, 2015
Jun 08, 2015
 
The Halloween Tree
3.90
really liked it
It's that time of year again...

A fun romp through the ages with Mr. Bradbury. The book is indeed fast-paced, though holds in it more history than subs
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Oct 07, 2013
Jan 01, 2011
 
Chew, Vol. 7: Bad Apples
4.21
really liked it
The last volume of Chew Space Cakes was upsetting enough that I didn't read any further last night. It wasn't V.C. Andrews or Cormac McCarthy level ...more
Feb 09, 2017
Feb 09, 2017
 
Happy Cruelty Day!: Daily Celebrations of Quiet Desperation
4.25
really liked it
Sasha leant me this book, and explained that it would make me a far worse person than I actually am.

This collection of short stories, if you will, in
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Oct 26, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
 
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
3.87
really liked it
My interest in Through the Language Glass came from a conversation with a friend about how the color blue was relatively recent 'invention.' This was ...more
Apr 07, 2017
Apr 01, 2017
 
Vampire Vic
3.75
it was ok
I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review.

Vampire Vic is the first book in a trilogy about a rather unfortunate vampire. The pre
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Jul 21, 2015
Jul 21, 2015
 
The World of King Arthur
3.84
really liked it
Well, this book was perfectly brilliant.

The pictures in it were gorgeous, and I was pleasantly surprised at the number of color photos within it. The
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Sep 07, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
 
Just an Ordinary Day
4.20
really liked it
Unlike The Lottery where the stories collected followed a distinct theme, Just an Ordinary Day has little to unite the tales within. The collection is ...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
 
Monster Blood (Goosebumps, #3)
3.50
it was ok
As a child I grew up with Goosebumps. I was never obsessed enough to watch the show and collect the merchandise, but the books were a staple for me at ...more
Oct 14, 2015
Nov 12, 2008
 
Will O' the Wisp
3.81
liked it
I was able to get this book for an advance review for Netgalley.

I've always had a bit of a fascination with the Louisiana Bayou and the vanishing ways
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Jan 16, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
 
Chimera
3.72
it was ok
Well, here is another book that I have owned forever and just now got around to reading fully. This requires a bit of background.

The first time I star
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Aug 12, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.79
it was amazing
Catcher in the Rye is an exceptionally polarizing book. I don't think I've ever met anyone who deemed it 'just OK'. No, they either love it or despis ...more
May 16, 2017
Nov 12, 2008
 
Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilization
4.20
liked it
Oh, Graham Hancock, how I enjoy you.

I received this book, happily, as an ARC from the GoodReads First Reads program in exchange for an honest review.
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Jan 08, 2016
Dec 13, 2015
 
In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination
3.73
really liked it
This book was given to me by the perfectly brilliant Margaret Atwood when it comes to the subject of writing. Then again, where exactly has she gone w ...more
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
Transmetropolitan, Vol. 8: Dirge (Transmetropolitan, #8)
4.47
it was amazing
I hate it here, but I love this series.

Warren Ellis has crafted the outrageous gonzo journalist from sheer hate, cynicism, rage, and good humor. He ha
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May 2012
Mar 07, 2012
 
Charlotte's Web
4.15
it was amazing
Charlotte's Web is one of those book that you need to read at least once in your life. Hopefully more than once, interspersed with occasional viewing ...more
Apr 11, 2017
Jan 10, 2011
 
The Mabinogion
3.95
really liked it
The Mabinogion is a collection of medieval Welsh tales that makes up a rich mythological tradition. The tales themselves are only tangentially related ...more
Feb 14, 2015
Oct 26, 2009
 
All the Light We Cannot See
4.31
really liked it
Yes, Theresa, your shelf on my GoodReads is called KitKat. Deal with it.

My friend recommended I read this book and somehow I forgot to review it until
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Feb 08, 2016
Nov 17, 2014
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.99
really liked it
The Ocean at the End of the Lane devastated me.

Neil Gaiman is an interesting author. He can weave together a gorgeous fairy tale, but often falls f
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Apr 29, 2015
Dec 09, 2013
 
Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #2)
4.25
really liked it
The second book in The Enchanted Forest Chroniclesis, in my opinion, a worthy follow up to the first. While it focuses on Mendanbar, the King of the E ...more
Mar 02, 2017
Nov 12, 2008
 
Go Set a Watchman
3.31
liked it
I think that this book suffered from a surfeit of bad press. It was hailed as a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird and then a prequel to the same. It wa ...more
Aug 27, 2015
Jul 07, 2015
 
Dark Places
3.92
really liked it
Now I've read all three Gillian Flynn books. What am I meant to do now?

Before reading Gone Girl I was cautioned that Sharp Objects and Dark Places
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Jul 18, 2015
Jul 16, 2015
 
Secondhand Souls (Grim Reaper, #2)
3.92
did not like it
I received this book for free from the GoodReads First Reads program in exchange for an honest review.

I was initially rather excited when I won this b
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Sep 09, 2015
Jul 20, 2015
 
Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word
3.01
it was ok
What to say about Palimpsest?

I was deeply interested in this book when I saw it was on order at the local library. A book on the history of writing?
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Jan 20, 2016
Jun 22, 2015
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