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The Walking Dead, Vol. 1: Days Gone Bye
4.29
really liked it
*3.5*

Having watched the television show first, it's inevitable that I compare the two.

Volume one offers a more streamlined story than the AMC product
...more
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 26, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 02: Miles Behind Us
4.25
really liked it
Continuing my comparison between book and show, it’s becoming clear that the latter doesn’t measure up. I’ll continue to enjoy it for what it is, but ...more
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 21: All Out War Part 2
4.08
it was ok
*2.5-ish*

As another reader pointed out, Kirkman painted himself into a corner with Negan. Too smart, too vicious, and too well-organized, Negan is a f
...more
Feb 12, 2015
Feb 08, 2015
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 16: A Larger World
4.16
liked it
After reading Rick's Scarlett O'Hara impression, I'm struggling with the longevity of the series.

16 volumes in, we have yet another new community, new
...more
Mar 23, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 19: March to War
4.21
liked it
I confessed that I was getting tired of this pattern of build, destroy, build, destroy. Volume 19 highlights another theme I'm struggling with through ...more
Mar 31, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
The Man in the High Castle (Tie-In)
3.65
really liked it
I wavered over the rating. As I said in one update, I'm not terribly sure I actually like this book. Yet at the same time, I can't deny that I was alt ...more
Jun 25, 2016
Jun 23, 2016
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 5: The Best Defense
4.30
really liked it
Exciting and disturbing. The flap copy is right: this is an installment that changes things.

Only a week has passed since the chaos of the last volume.
...more
Feb 08, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 4: The Heart's Desire
4.22
really liked it
A chaotic, insane installment. If you thought the shit hit the fan before...

The Heart's Desire brings to a head much of the pent-up anxiety of the pre
...more
Feb 08, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 6: This Sorrowful Life
4.32
liked it
*3.5*

I appreciate the drama, the gore, the anxiety, the total mind-fuck of Kirkman's world. But I have to admit, I wish these people would stop doing
...more
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 20: All Out War, Part 1
4.20
really liked it
*3.5*

The problem with taking a break in between volumes is that the television show starts to warp your memory of events.

If you follow the show, that
...more
Feb 12, 2015
Feb 08, 2015
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 3: Safety Behind Bars
4.31
really liked it
Well. That was certainly death-filled.

As Rick and company try to make long-term plans, they repeatedly claim they're safe now. Yes, oh so safe.

There's
...more
Feb 08, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 12: Life Among Them
4.33
really liked it
I picked this series back up because the AMC show has finally caught up to me. I couldn't watch Abraham, Rosita, and Eugene's introduction without pre ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 7: The Calm Before
4.27
liked it
I'm interested in the overall storyline, but I don't care what happens to individual characters. I suppose Rick was right - you can be concerned with ...more
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 13: Too Far Gone
4.23
really liked it
It's amazing the shit these people have to contend with, even when holed up in what appears to be a safe place. Volumes like this drive home the notio ...more
Feb 27, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 18: What Comes After
4.21
really liked it
I agree with other readers. Negan is oddly entertaining in this volume.

As we meet more community leaders, Rick seems the sanest of the bunch. Compare
...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 8: Made to Suffer
4.46
really liked it
Holy crap, that's a lot of death in one volume.

Not that I was expecting sweetness and sunshine, but I didn't really prepare myself for the magnitude
...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 22: A New Beginning
4.25
really liked it
A New Beginning definitely takes us in a different direction. Seeing the core group through the eyes of newcomers make them seem suspicious and too go ...more
Apr 17, 2015
Feb 08, 2015
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 17: Something to Fear
4.32
really liked it
Well.

A death so gruesome and senseless and affecting that I felt a lil nauseous?

Another so quick (mid-sentence!) that it actually took me by surpris
...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
A Million Suns (Across the Universe, #2)
4.03
ARC - NYCC
not set
Oct 15, 2011
 
Prodigy (Legend, #2)
4.28
NYCC freebie.
not set
Dec 08, 2012
 
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)
3.86
AKA Seanan McGuire
not set
Dec 28, 2009
 
After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia
3.61
None
not set
Jan 26, 2013
 
The Hunt (The Hunt, #1)
3.72
None
not set
Feb 12, 2012
 
1984
4.16
None
not set
Feb 13, 2012
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.98
None
not set
Feb 13, 2012
 
Dies the Fire (Emberverse, #1)
3.92
None
not set
Jun 22, 2012
 
Hater (Hater, #1)
3.65
None
not set
Jul 04, 2012
 
Heroes and Villains
3.63
None
not set
Jul 19, 2012
 
The Age of Miracles
3.63
None
not set
Jul 26, 2012
 
The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1)
4.10
None
not set
Jul 28, 2012
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