cover title author rating rating my rating review Down arrow read added
 
Corelli's Mandolin
3.95
it was amazing
De Bernieres style falls between Vonnegut and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and if that doesn't make your head spin and pants feel hot then I don't know wha ...more
Apr 08, 2008
Apr 08, 2008
 
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
4.11
it was ok
I probably should have learned long before the ripe old age I was at when I finally picked up American Gods that when an army of fanboys and girls bar ...more
Jan 22, 2015
Jan 22, 2015
 
Fraud: Essays
3.84
liked it
One thing needs to happen before I can say I like David Rakof without wincing:

Some kind hearted thief needs to steal the man's thesaurus. I'm all for
...more
not set
Dec 17, 2007
 
The Coma
3.36
liked it
It must be difficult for Alex Garland to see the majority of praise for this book pertain to "how fast of a read it was." This point is even emblazone ...more
Dec 23, 2008
Dec 25, 2008
 
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
3.87
really liked it
A necessary read for many of the stories included in the collection, especially the opener story. For anyone who has been wondering why DFW is held in ...more
not set
Dec 16, 2015
 
Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism
3.43
it was amazing
Where George Saunders is a candidate for consideration as this generation's Vonnegut, so's Percy for Joan Didion after writing this one. Her observanc ...more
Mar 31, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
 
Habibi
4.04
it was amazing
An incredible accomplishment of story and illustration that should live at the top shelf of any collector of graphic novels, dystopian sci-fi, or exce ...more
Apr 18, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
 
House of Leaves
4.13
really liked it
Like most instances of a work that's comprised of two narratives, there's one here that's more interesting than the other. In this case for me it was ...more
Jan 2008
Dec 25, 2008
 
Scorch Atlas
3.66
liked it
Imagine it's your first time at a broadway musical when the opening number goes off, overwhelming your senses with lights and music and lots of people ...more
not set
Aug 26, 2012
 
Terminal Lance: The White Donkey
4.45
it was amazing
I read the author's statement at the end of the book, in which he lays out what he wanted to accomplish and how we went about it, and my response is t ...more
Jun 07, 2016
Jun 07, 2016
Rss infinite
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 24 25