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Doctor Who: The American Adventures
3.29
really liked it
I received an electronic ARC of this book from Netgalley in return for an honest review.

I like the Twelfth Doctor and so was excited to get a chance t
...more
Nov 26, 2016
Nov 26, 2016
 
Bearing Witness: Poetry by Teachers About Teaching
4.50
really liked it
I found these poems to be, overall, less fiery than I thought they would be. There are many excellent reflections on the different facets of a teacher ...more
Apr 25, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
Insanity: The Complete Books 1-3
3.99
really liked it
These are definitely different. But I have to admit I kind of got into them. Once I get past the idea of trying to figure out if this is really happen ...more
Jun 27, 2016
Jun 19, 2016
 
Four: A Divergent Story Collection (Divergent, #0.1 - 0.4)
4.09
it was amazing
This book filled in some information that helped the series gain some depth. I especially liked the last story. We see the initiation of Tris from Fou ...more
Dec 21, 2016
Dec 22, 2016
 
Seedfolks
3.70
really liked it
I reviewed this book on my blog. Stop on over for a visit...

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Apr 16, 2016
Apr 16, 2016
 
Hashtag Poetry: The Hidden Poetry of Twitter, Cut-Up, Painted and Posted to Instagram
2.56
it was ok
This idea had a lot of potential, and it did occasionally reach it. Overall, however, I found it to be a little disappointing.
Apr 19, 2016
Apr 21, 2016
 
Two Tales of the Iron Druid Chronicles (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #0.6, 3.5)
4.28
it was amazing
I really love Kevin Hearne's work. These two tales added even more depth to two of his main characters.
Jul 16, 2016
Jul 16, 2016
 
Classic Love Poems
3.80
it was amazing
Lovely poems, beautifully read. What's not to like?
Apr 16, 2016
Apr 16, 2016
 
Shadow Show: Stories In Celebration of Ray Bradbury
3.60
really liked it
As a Ray Bradbury fan, I enjoyed these stories.
May 23, 2017
May 27, 2017
 
A Heinlein Trio
4.27
it was amazing
Read July 23, 1981.
Apr 26, 1982
not set
Jul 20, 2016
 
The Best of All Possible Worlds
3.88
it was amazing
Read April 6, 1981
Sep 15, 1981
Jul 20, 2016
 
50 Short Science Fiction Tales
4.03
really liked it
Read April 1979
Apr 14, 1981
not set
Jul 13, 2016
 
The Radiation Sonnets: For My Love, in Sickness and in Health
4.11
it was amazing
Yolen wrote this series of 43 sonnets during the time her husband was undergoing radiation therapy for a malignant brain tumor. At a time when all els ...more
Mar 29, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
 
Conviction
4.68
it was amazing
Mali's audiobooks are where he really shines. You can hear the smile in his voice at times. The intricacy of his writing and the careful articulation ...more
Aug 20, 2017
Jan 2012
Apr 15, 2010
 
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment
3.68
it was amazing
This book was a great deal of fun. The humor does not seemed forced in any way. While I would probably be unhappy and divorced living out one experime ...more
Feb 03, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
3.78
really liked it
I really enjoyed this collection of wedding-themed fantasy stories. Included in the collection are Jim Butcher, writing a Dresden Files story and Char ...more
Mar 28, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
The Flash of Lightning Behind the Mountain: New Poems
4.10
really liked it
Bukowski's poems are stark and unsentimental in the extreme. These free verse poems cover subjects I don't usually see from other poets: gambling, dri ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
The Blood Books, Volume I (Omnibus: Blood Price / Blood Trail)
3.84
really liked it
This volume has the first two novels in Huff's series. Set in Toronto it chronicles the unlikely partnership of a night-blind female detective and a m ...more
May 22, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems
4.34
liked it
All in all I was not in love with this book, and I wanted to be. It is not a complaint about the poems in the book, although I was often put off with ...more
Apr 24, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
Newspaper Blackout
3.96
it was amazing
I have followed Kleon's blog for a couple of years now. Seeing these poems all collected in this book was not a letdown. The way he can find poems in ...more
May 27, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
Midnight Days
3.85
really liked it
I love Gaiman's work, but found this volume to be a little uneven. He himself said he wrote a lot of these as he was learning his craft. Still worth t ...more
Nov 23, 2016
Nov 23, 2016
 
What Learning Leaves
4.34
it was amazing
I am a big fan of Mali's. He has a gift for capturing the experience of a teacher and presenting it in a way that can be understood by just about anyo ...more
Apr 17, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
 
Acolytes
4.16
really liked it
Nikki Giovanni is one of my favorite contemporary poets. Her voice is strong and proud. Some of the poems are fun, some tender, and all come from her ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
Batman: Harley Quinn
4.06
it was amazing
This was a lot of fun. There were many different takes on the character. I have read graphic novels featuring her before, but after reading this one I ...more
Apr 17, 2016
Apr 17, 2016
 
What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
4.30
it was amazing
Bukowski is a powerful poet. His poems are stark and bleak. The best ending to be hoped for is the realization of contentment now and then. He is beco ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
4.37
really liked it
A little uneven. Some of the stories gripped me and some left me a little cold. This book did, however, make me more interested in reading the origina ...more
May 10, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
Pure Water: Poetry of Rumi
3.79
it was amazing
I have reviewed this book on my blog. Please come by for a visit!

http://mrbsbookshelf.blogspot.com/201...
Mar 2015
Mar 01, 2015
 
To This Day: For the Bullied and Beautiful
4.54
it was amazing
I have reviewed this book on my blog. Please come by for a visit!


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Feb 25, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
 
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
3.92
it was amazing
I reviewed this book on my blog. Please come by for a visit!

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Feb 22, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
 
One Kind of Faith
3.59
really liked it
These poems by Soto were more for grown-ups. They take on racism more directly. I found these mainly to be very strong and readable.
Apr 04, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
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