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Pursuit of Honor (Mitch Rapp, #12)
4.35
liked it
Vince Flynn is a GOP loving, Glenn Beck ball licking, Fox News hounding, ULTRA-Conservative asshole of the highest degree & yet, I love his thrill ...more
Jul 20, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
 
Dominion
3.71
it was amazing
If you are looking for something "deep" then move along--there's nothing to see here. If you are looking for a Stephen King clone, again, move along. ...more
Jan 2006
Aug 10, 2011
 
Gardens of the Moon (Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1)
3.86
really liked it
I don't care what people say about Erikson. There are those who have nothing but hate for his style of prose & for his world of Malazan. There are ...more
Jan 2006
Mar 28, 2011
 
The Big Red One
4.13
it was amazing
Believe it or not, I read this novel when I was in the 5th grade--I got it as a birthday gift from a friend in my class. It was the first real big boo ...more
Jan 1980
Aug 22, 2011
 
Pawn of Prophecy (The Belgariad, #1)
4.16
did not like it
Why? Why must fantasy novels like this exist? Is it to prove to the critics it's a genre meant only for those who sift through Dungeon Master Guides, ...more
Jan 1984
Aug 22, 2011
 
Domu: A Child's Dream
4.10
it was amazing
To many Otomo's Akira is the absolute swan song of his career--& they would not be wrong. I would find it hard to argue because I too am in awe of ...more
not set
Apr 24, 2011
 
Dark Crusade
4.15
liked it
Burroughs had John Carter.

Howard had Conan.

Moorcock has Elric.

Wagner had Kane.

THE Kane.

The one who was a son of Adam. The one who strangled his brot
...more
not set
Sep 19, 2011
 
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
4.20
it was amazing
I want to go very deep into my review of DUNE--I really do. I could talk about the vastness-in-scope of it; the meanings of the characters; how the no ...more
Jan 1985
Mar 19, 2011
 
Raising PG Kids in an X-Rated Society
2.55
it was amazing
This book is fucking HILARIOUS! It is so bad, it's good. Not only does Tipper get tons of facts WRONG, she attributes the wrong lyrics to the wrong ba ...more
Jan 1986
Sep 12, 2011
 
Meta-Baronens Våben
3.15
it was ok
If you are a fan of Jodorowsky's THE METABARONS then this book is one you should pick up. It is not one of the best tales of the Last Metabaron & ...more
Mar 17, 2011
Mar 17, 2011
 
Creekers
3.80
liked it
This novel is considered by many of his fans to be the "holy grail" of his works--being long out-of-print for years. To find a copy, I went online to ...more
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
Blowback (Scot Harvath, #4)
4.18
liked it
If you are a fan of Ludlum, you may like Brad Thor. If you are a fan of "24" & "Burn Notice" you may like Thor's novels. If you are a right-wing c ...more
Jun 2011
Mar 17, 2011
 
Venus (The Grand Tour, #18)
3.75
liked it
I've always seen Bova's books on the shelves in the bookstore, but I've never really had a desire to pick them up. The titles never really drew me in; ...more
Nov 03, 2011
Oct 14, 2011
 
The Memory of Earth (Homecoming, #1)
3.57
it was ok
Fans of ENDER'S GAME--BEWARE! This is not on par with that novel in any way. Personally, I can't believe how many of the novels within this series I'v ...more
Jan 1992
Aug 09, 2011
 
Six of Swords
3.61
did not like it
I bought this book in the summer of '83 when I first moved to Cleveland. I didn't know anyone & high school was still 3 months away from starting. ...more
Jul 1983
Sep 28, 2011
 
Bust (Max & Angela #1)
3.77
it was amazing
Meet Max & Angela--the George & Gracie of crime. They are two of the most unlikable characters you will ever meet in the pulp world of crime n ...more
Apr 2010
Mar 28, 2011
 
Wet Moon, Volume 1: Feeble Wanderings (Wet Moon)
3.67
did not like it
While I love Ross Campbell's artwork--his depiction of pseudo-goth girls is dead on--I find his story to be... boring. I find myself not caring about ...more
Aug 2011
Aug 10, 2011
 
Dragon Rising: Spring (Year of the Ninja Master, #1)
4.09
it was ok
I remember reading these books when I was a teenager in high school one summer when I was trapped in a family friend's beach house. I know what you ar ...more
Jul 1985
Oct 12, 2011
 
Mesmo Delivery
3.83
it was ok
The major problem I have with indy comics is this: the artists think they can write as well as they draw. Grampa is a good artist but he fails as a wr ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
 
Day by Day Armageddon (Day by Day Armageddon, #1)
4.01
it was amazing
One of my chosen paths is writing comics & from self-publishing my work, I've attended countless comic conventions to sell my books to the public. ...more
Feb 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
What's New, Vol. 1: The Collected Adventures of Phil and Dixie (What's New #1)
3.95
really liked it
You know the saying?: "If you remember Woodstock, then you weren't there!" Well, it could be said about the Golden Age of Table-Top RPGs of the early ...more
not set
Feb 23, 2012
 
Horus Rising
4.18
it was amazing
I usually do not waste my reading time on books based on RPGs/Boardgames--for I believe they spit in the eyes of the genres they are based in: science ...more
Jan 2010
Apr 24, 2011
 
The Stand
4.34
it was ok
I think what really pisses me off about Stephen King is how everyone--I mean EVERYONE--thinks he's the end all, be all when it comes to writing horror ...more
Jan 1993
Aug 11, 2011
 
Lucky at Cards (Hard Case Crime #28)
3.76
really liked it
This was the novel that made me love Lawrence Block.

My dad, who always had a stack of thriller novels on his nightstand & on the desk in his offi
...more
Feb 2010
Mar 28, 2011
 
Singers of Strange Songs: A Celebration of Brian Lumley
3.85
liked it
To begin with, I am not unfamiliar with the works of Brian Lumley--the covers of his TOR published Necroscope series literally grinned at me as I shel ...more
Feb 27, 2014
Jan 12, 2012
 
Image Comics: The Road to Independence
3.76
it was amazing
THE book on the Seven. It contains very in-depth interviews by all of Image's founders & those who joined the company & made waves within the ...more
Jan 2008
Apr 03, 2011
 
Crystal Singer (Crystal Singer, #1)
4.08
did not like it
Oh. My. God. This book is so BORING! I tried to reading it first but couldn't get halfway through it, so I borrowed the audio book from the library to ...more
Jan 1990
Aug 22, 2011
 
Black Sun Rising (The Coldfire Trilogy, #1)
3.93
it was ok
Ms. Friedman is not the first to mix science fiction & fantasy--Gene Wolfe did it better--& the world she has created with this concoction is ...more
Jan 2002
Sep 07, 2011
 
Battle Royale
4.24
liked it
Instead of giving a synopsis, I'll give you a little history behind this novel. The author, Takami, submitted it to a First Novel competition which wa ...more
Jan 2002
Aug 21, 2011
 
Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
4.16
really liked it
Joe Hill (son of Stephen King) has proven he is a better writer than his father--a more respected writer at that. The fact he didn't use his real last ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
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