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House of Clay
2.83
really liked it
This graphic novel is a quick read, but I thought the story was interesting (if not a little confusing--there are a few loose ends that don't really g ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 25, 2007
 
Star
2.86
it was ok
This was a bargain book that I paid $5 or something for, and I thought it'd be good, light, trashy reading. It was definitely light and trashy but goo ...more
Feb 2007
Feb 06, 2008
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.86
it was amazing
I greatly enjoyed this book. The premise was different, the plot was very entertaining, and it had plenty of surprises that weren't contrived. The cha ...more
Aug 2007
Sep 24, 2007
 
Burnout
3.22
really liked it
A very quick but good read. A YA sort-of love story with a little something different, and definitely not "happily ever after".
not set
Jun 14, 2008
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Omnibus, Vol. 1
3.90
really liked it
I have a love/hate thing going with Buffy comics. On one hand, I enjoy the additional stories that have a chance to be told outside of the tv series. ...more
Oct 2007
Jan 15, 2008
 
Fray
4.08
liked it
I had kind of made a point to stay away from this book, just because I am not a member of the squeeing "Joss Whedon can do no wrong" fanclub. I think ...more
May 2007
Sep 24, 2007
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel
4.31
it was amazing
This book is really for fans of the old Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic series... it's a great compilation of art, covers and some interiors taken from ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 25, 2007
 
Awkward and Definition: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag
3.66
really liked it
I've always liked what I've seen from Ariel Schrag, but I had a hard time tracking down back issues of her works. Thankfully they've finally collected ...more
Apr 11, 2008
Apr 15, 2008
 
Kylie
4.32
it was amazing
This book is an incredible collection of many of Kylie's amazing outfits from her various appearances, videos and performances through the years. Alth ...more
Feb 2007
Sep 24, 2007
 
Stranger than Fiction
3.56
it was ok
From the blurb on the back of the book, this collection was totally up my alley. However, it was so bad, I only made it through the first 4 essays, an ...more
not set
May 22, 2017
 
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
4.12
it was ok
The principles discussed in this book are worthwhile, but I could not get past the way they are presented. The writing style drove me crazy and I had ...more
Jul 30, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
 
The Key: And the Name of the Key Is Willingness
4.31
really liked it
A quick read - deceptively simple concepts are covered, but they are still things I (and others) need to be reminded of. I liked the format - it's alm ...more
Jul 03, 2017
Jul 07, 2017
 
Dangerous Angels (Weetzie Bat, #1-5)
4.27
liked it
I really wanted to like these books, after hearing so much about them over the years. I was so excited to see they were collected into one volume with ...more
Jan 2005
Jun 27, 2008
 
Life Sucks
3.40
really liked it
I will admit, I really only bought this graphic novel because Jessica Abel was involved with it. In general, I am so absolutely not interested in anyt ...more
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 23, 2008
 
Go Ask Malice: A Slayer's Diary (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 2, #9)
4.18
it was amazing
I've definitely had a hard time with most Buffy novels, but some of them are decent enough that I keep trying, hoping to find one that's actually GOOD ...more
Jan 2006
Sep 24, 2007
 
Love and Rockets, Vol. 1: Music for Mechanics
4.19
it was amazing
This is graphic novel is the whole reason I set foot into a comic book store. My friend John lent me his entire L&R collection and I read through ...more
May 1991
Jan 15, 2008
 
The Bodacious Book of Succulence: Daring to Live Your Succulent Wild Life
4.20
really liked it
I tend to forget about SARK until I have another life "crisis" and feel like I need some inspiration, and then I remember I have some of her books tuc ...more
Jan 2002
Sep 24, 2007
 
American Born Chinese
3.88
really liked it
I was originally attracted to this graphic novel because of the art (which is very well-done), but it was a really good read. The novel tells the stor ...more
Jul 2007
Sep 24, 2007
 
Battling Boy
3.73
really liked it
Really enjoyed this & looking forward to reading more of Battling Boy's story.
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
 
The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves
3.87
really liked it
Fantastic read, really enjoyed the writing style and the short vignettes. Thoughtfully written and heartfelt. Highly recommended if you're at all inte ...more
Nov 16, 2013
Nov 02, 2013
 
Dawn: Lucifer's Halo (Dawn, #1)
4.05
it was amazing
I am a sucker for Linsner's art, despite the fact that he draws all his women with pointy nipples and huge breasts that point in opposite directions. ...more
Jan 1994
Jan 15, 2008
 
The Lost Slayer (The Lost Slayer, #1-4)
4.08
it was amazing
I read this book in four parts (as it came originally, before they collected them all in one novel), and it was very impressive. In general, Christoph ...more
Jan 2003
Sep 24, 2007
 
Tori Amos: Collectibles
4.12
it was amazing
Even though a book like this would be kind of ludicrous now that everyone has internet access, this was my bible for a number of years. Very well-orga ...more
Jan 1996
Jan 15, 2008
 
Fight Club
4.20
it was amazing
When I finished this book, I thought there were going to be riots and some kind of revolution was nigh. I guess I expected too much, but it was terrib ...more
Jan 1999
Jun 27, 2008
 
Black Hole
3.83
it was amazing
I read this in single issues and waited 2+ years in between each issue. I've been a fan of Charles Burns' art since I was a teenager, and this series ...more
Jan 2001
Jan 15, 2008
 
Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron
4.06
it was amazing
This is probably my favourite graphic novel ever. I even have the 10" vinyl soundtrack (to the movie that never existed, thank goodness), and rubber s ...more
Jan 1993
Jan 15, 2008
 
Comic Book Tattoo
4.09
I have to be honest, the size of this book is really annoying. I really want to read it, but I get so annoyed trying to set it on my lap while I'm sit ...more
not set
May 04, 2008
 
The Stand
4.34
did not like it
I can't even say how many separate times I've tried to read this book, and I've never been successful. I've made it as much as 2/3 through and just ca ...more
not set
Feb 11, 2008
 
Jennifer Government
3.65
really liked it
Surprisingly good... Erin gave me this and I don't think I would've ever read it otherwise, but it was very entertaining. A quick, throw-away read, pe ...more
Jan 2005
Jul 10, 2008
 
Where to Draw the Line: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Every Day
3.97
really liked it
I wish this book was required reading for everyone on the planet. I definitely got a lot out of reading it! Highly recommended if you're interested in ...more
Aug 22, 2010
Apr 30, 2010
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