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Wolverine: Old Man Logan
4.27
it was amazing
I have not had this much fun reading a super hero comic in a long time. Millar (Kick Ass, Superior, Marvel Civil War) has this amazing way of taking o ...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
 
Enchantment
3.89
did not like it
As a fan of Orson Scott Card, I absolutely hated this book. A mediocre retelling of fairy and folk tales (mostly from Russia) this book was cliche, dr ...more
Aug 2008
Feb 26, 2010
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 06: This Sorrowful Life
4.32
liked it
This is perhaps one of the most gruesome comics I have read, and its not the zombies that are brutalizing the humans. After the super dark turn the la ...more
Sep 09, 2010
Sep 10, 2010
 
The Martian
4.39
really liked it
There is a reason this book won an audible book award and was made into a film. So much fun to see how he gets out of quandary after quandary.
Aug 17, 2015
Nov 17, 2014
 
The Windup Girl
3.74
it was ok
I have a hard time being critical of books. There are genuinely bad books, trashy, low brow, unedited, plotless books. This book is not one of those. ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Nov 03, 2014
 
Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile
3.99
liked it
A fun read. Certainly a new take on old characters, but it still retains some cliches, but seems to revel in them rather than trying to break free. Th ...more
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
4.18
really liked it
A fast paced, well crafted narrative of the trials and tribulations of organizing and executing a polar expedition in the late 19th century.

The autho
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Oct 19, 2014
Oct 19, 2014
 
The Egg and I
3.96
it was ok
I've read the play adaptation by Anne Coulter Martens for an upcoming Mid Valley production.

This is the same author who wrote Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, whi
...more
Oct 14, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
 
The Anchor, Volume 2: Black Lips
3.47
liked it
I'll start off by saying that I enjoyed this comic. I enjoyed the references, to mythology, Vikings, and ancient Scotland. (Being a former student of ...more
Mar 24, 2010
Mar 24, 2010
 
Wolverine: Weapon X, Volume 1: Adamantium Men
3.94
it was ok
After hearing so much about Jason Aaron, reading his blogs, and so forth, I realized I had not read anything by him. This was an ebay score and boy wa ...more
Feb 19, 2011
Feb 19, 2011
 
A God Somewhere
3.59
it was amazing
This is perhaps one of the best graphic novels I have read since Alan Moore's "The Watchmen." This is truly a novel in the sense of the word, not some ...more
Jun 27, 2010
Jun 27, 2010
 
Allegiance (Star Wars)
3.97
really liked it
Timothy Zahn captures the voice and tone of the original cast and characters so well. Classic quips, characteristic moods, gestures and interactions a ...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
 
Underneath The Lintel: An Impressive Presentation Of Lovely Evidences
4.60
it was amazing
One of the greatest plays I have ever read. Written for a single actor, this play is about a obcessive compulsive librarian who gets hooked by an unpa ...more
Oct 2007
Mar 09, 2010
 
The Silmarillion (Middle-Earth Universe)
3.87
really liked it
This perhaps was one of the toughest, though perhaps most rewarding book I have ever read. The first hundred or so pages are some of the most drawn ou ...more
Jan 2006
Dec 27, 2010
 
Victorian Undead: Sherlock Holmes Vs Zombies
3.76
really liked it
While skeptical of the series being able to capture the essense of Holmes with the added Zombification, I took a leap and was pleasantly surpised by t ...more
not set
Oct 05, 2010
 
The End League Volume 1: Ballad Of Big Nothing
3.23
liked it
After reading Remender's Fear Agent I had to read all of his other creator owned material I could find. The End League opens with an amazing monologue ...more
Oct 13, 2010
Oct 05, 2010
 
The Folk of the Fringe
3.31
it was amazing
Some of the greatest short stories I have read. In a post-appocolyptic America, a Morman mecca is set up in Utah. A collection of short stories with m ...more
May 2008
Feb 26, 2010
 
Fear Agent, Volume One: Re-Ignition (Fear Agent, #1)
3.97
really liked it
The Pulps are back! Now Heath Huston will battle space monkeys, with new RAY GUNS! Also, will Heath fall in love with this new DAMSEL IN DISTRESS? Tur ...more
Sep 10, 2010
Sep 19, 2010
 
The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth’s Past, #1)
4.00
really liked it
A slow start, but the book hooked me once I understood what the three-body problem was. Entertaining hard sci-fi that will excite those casually inter ...more
May 22, 2017
May 22, 2017
 
Blackout (All Clear, #1)
3.83
liked it
Sigh. What a great idea, but the characters are so insufferably incompetent, it becomes hard to enjoy the experience with their incessant fretting and ...more
Jul 02, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
 
Perdido Street Station
3.96
really liked it
Part Steampunk, part Fantasy, all imagination, China Mieville weaves a fresh mythos of "weird fiction" of invention, inter species politics, and more ...more
May 30, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
The Other Side of the Sun
3.96
did not like it
I absolutely hated this book. It was slow, mundane, with characters that I couldn't care less about. A whiny pregnant woman stuck in the south away fr ...more
Jul 2004
Mar 11, 2010
 
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
3.99
liked it
This book is a collection of King's dark western fantasy originally published in "Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine"

While I really wanted to fall
...more
Mar 2010
Feb 16, 2010
 
Popular Mechanics Home How To
3.33
it was ok
I received this book as a help for electrical wiring. It is not as good as the previous book I was using. While providing more in depth workings of el ...more
not set
Jan 24, 2011
 
Coraline
4.03
liked it
Nothing really new was invented with this book. But an enjoyable tale, if not slightly dark. The strangeness of the tale which at times dips into trop ...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
 
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
3.59
did not like it
What an insufferable beginning. Got about 10-15 minutes into the audiobook. The moping angst is too much to take.
not set
Jul 30, 2012
 
Chew, Vol. 1: Taster's Choice
4.00
liked it
In a world where the government bans the sale and consumption of chicken after the bird flu kills thousands, government FDA agents chase down those la ...more
Apr 28, 2011
Apr 28, 2011
 
Horns
3.92
it was ok
If I was scoring on the writing of the plot and characters, this could have crested a four star. The ending is visceral, satisfying, and thrilling. Th ...more
Sep 17, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
 
Shades of Grey
4.14
really liked it
Interesting book, very witty and entertaining. This is a book where colorblindness has become standard and people are put in different classes accordi ...more
Sep 26, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
 
The Dragon's Tooth (Ashtown Burials, #1)
4.00
really liked it
Amazing bit of YA fantasy and adventure pulling in historical references, mixing myth with fact, reinvigorating the wonderment of the world that exist ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
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