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America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
4.02
really liked it
If you are at all familiar with The Daily Show With John Stewart, then you pretty much know what this book will be like. Two notes:

(1) The book is al
...more
Apr 2008
Apr 28, 2008
 
Making Money (Discworld, #36; Moist Von Lipwig, #2)
4.23
liked it
There were only a few scenes I liked, so I'm wondering if even 3 stars is more based on my warm feelings for Pratchett rather than the book itself. Th ...more
Jan 20, 2009
Jan 20, 2009
 
Another Fine Myth (Myth Adventures, #1)
4.04
really liked it
A humor-fantasy series at the YA level. There are two points that interest me in surveying the series. The first is the little dialogs in most of the ...more
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Foul Matter
3.32
really liked it
A screwball comedy about the cut-throat NY book publishing industry. What starts as a prank by a best selling author leads to his editor putting out a ...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Samurai Cat: Goes to the Movies
4.08
liked it
Non-stop craziness, puns, and violence as the samurai cats barrel through five movie parodies with the Terminator close on their heels, um, paws. Paw- ...more
Sep 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Thud! (Discworld, #34; City Watch #7)
4.30
liked it
This is ostensibly about the ancient enmity between the dwarfs and the trolls stretching back to the first Battle of Koom Valley. The book never reall ...more
May 2008
Sep 14, 2008
 
Feet of Clay (Discworld, #19; City Watch, #3)
4.27
really liked it
This is one of my favorite Discworld books. The plot is "who's trying to murder Lord Vetinari", but the theme is social castes and slavery. At the top ...more
Jun 2008
Jul 19, 2008
 
You Want Fries with That?: A White-Collar Burnout Experiences Life at Minimum Wage
3.58
really liked it
The book's title says it all. Not intended to be insightful, but funny as all get out.
Jan 2012
Sep 27, 2012
 
Reaper Man (Discworld, #11)
4.28
really liked it
Discworld's DEATH is forced into retirement for acting eccentric which causes demonic shopping carts to attack the wizard's university which is defend ...more
Jun 2008
Jul 19, 2008
 
Bored of the Rings: A Parody of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings
3.12
liked it
Rarely has so much high-brow talent been poured into such a low-brow parody. And yet if you look past its crudity, it is the most faithful (albeit twi ...more
Jan 2011
Feb 19, 2011
 
Maskerade (Discworld, #18; Witches #5)
4.07
really liked it
The fifth of the Discworld witches novels. Not one of my favorites. The humor is fine, but the background setting and characters (the opera and its ac ...more
Jun 2008
Jul 19, 2008
 
Lords and Ladies (Discworld, #14; Witches #4)
4.15
really liked it
The fourth of the Discworld witches novels. I liked several bits of this one. The glimpses into the past of the oldest witch Esme Weatherwax. Casanund ...more
Jun 2008
Jul 19, 2008
 
Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23; Witches #6)
4.13
really liked it
The sixth of the Discworld witches novels. I enjoyed this one but it is basically a retread of Lords and Ladies with the villains being vampires inst ...more
Jun 2008
Jul 19, 2008
 
Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, #6; Witches #2)
4.11
really liked it
The second of the Discworld witches books. Average. The best part was the story of the youngest witch Magrat who doesn't quite fit in with the other t ...more
Jun 2008
Jul 19, 2008
 
M.Y.T.H. Inc. Link (Myth Adventures, #7)
3.91
liked it
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Myth-Nomers and Im-Pervections (Myth Adventures, #8)
3.92
it was ok
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
M.Y.T.H. Inc. in Action (Myth Adventures, #9)
3.94
liked it
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Sweet Myth-Tery of Life (Myth Adventures, #10)
3.84
liked it
None
Nov 15, 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Myth-Ion Improbable
3.80
it was ok
None
Nov 15, 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Little Myth Marker (Myth Adventures, #6)
3.94
liked it
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Hit or Myth (Myth Adventures, #4)
4.03
liked it
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Myth Directions (Myth Adventures, #3)
4.05
really liked it
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Myth Conceptions (Myth Adventures, #2)
4.06
really liked it
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
Myth-ing Persons (Myth Adventures, #5)
3.97
liked it
None
Nov 2008
Dec 15, 2008
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