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The Good Guy
really liked it
Keeping with the Koontz theme. I finished The Good Guy over the weekend. The cover (front and back) doesn’t tell you much. I didn’t read the inside pa ...more
Sep 2007
Dec 09, 2007
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
did not like it
**spoiler alert** Spoilers.

What if I told you I was listening to a book that stars a black-haired, green-eyed kid. About the age of 12. Makes the unex
Oct 10, 2008
Oct 08, 2008
The Dangerous Book for Boys
did not like it
I finished The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn and Hal Iggulden.

I had a couple reasons for picking up this book. First, it’s a relatively new release,
Nov 2007
Dec 09, 2007
By The Light Of The Moon
it was amazing
I have been putting off reading (or listening to) this book because it's a rather large-ish book and the cover-blurb gave me the impression the themes ...more
Jan 19, 2009
Dec 30, 2007
The Husband
liked it
I finished reading another Dean Koontz novel. This one is titled The Husband. I believe it’s his second most recently published book.

Like The Good Guy
Oct 2007
Dec 09, 2007
Half-Moon Investigations
liked it
I'm a fan of the Artemis Foul books. I've listened to them all. Quite entertaining. If for no other reason than they're read by an Irishman. So, I fig ...more
Jan 28, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
Dead I Well May Be (Michael Forsythe #1)
really liked it
Holy crap. I picked this up because it's Irish, mostly. Only a few discs into the story it's a pretty fun listen. It's written in first person, so lis ...more
Feb 27, 2008
Feb 20, 2008
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
it was ok
Okay, I picked this book up knowing only a couple things. It won the 2008 Caldecott award. It's thick. Like 530 some pages thick. That interested me b ...more
Jan 31, 2008
Jan 26, 2008
The Bloomsday Dead (Michael Forsythe #3)
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Michael Forsythe is a bad MoFo. I've said it before. He's a great character you hate to love. He's a bad guy. One of the best bad gu ...more
May 28, 2008
Feb 26, 2008
Brother Odd (Odd Thomas, #3)
it was amazing
The latest book I’ve taken in is the most recent Odd Thomas book by Dean Koontz titled Brother Odd. I’ll remind you that I really dug the first book. ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 18, 2007
it was amazing
Classic Koontz. Interesting concept. Well executed.

On the other hand, nothing much new, though.

There's a wonderfully horrific dark being that you almo
Apr 11, 2008
Mar 11, 2008
The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, #6)
really liked it
This book is pretty much classic Fowl. My biggest disappointment came with the first words of the book. This one is read by some guy other than who re ...more
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 04, 2009
Voice of the Night, The
did not like it
**spoiler alert** There are several reasons why I couldn't finish this book. One the reader wasn't very good. Instead of performing the book, it reall ...more
Jan 27, 2009
Feb 04, 2009
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently #1)
really liked it
I decided a while ago that I have a hard time reading Douglas Adams stuff. I read too slowly. Listening to it is much better. Listening to Douglas Ada ...more
Feb 05, 2008
Jan 31, 2008
Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
really liked it
I read this book quite some time ago. I decided to pick up the audio book and give it a listen. I'd forgotten parts of the book and how 'kinda soap op ...more
Oct 23, 2008
Oct 24, 2008
The First Rule (Elvis Cole, #13; Joe Pike, #2)
it was amazing
Woah. Since I first discovered the Elvis Cole series by Crais, Joe Pike has been my favorite character. Perhaps it's because he's mysterious. He shows ...more
Mar 22, 2010
Mar 18, 2010
The Pint Man
really liked it
To label this book "Irish" is a bit of a stretch. Much of the book, as you'd gather from the title, takes place in various pubs Irish in nature. Of so ...more
Apr 30, 2010
Apr 24, 2010
Priest (Jack Taylor, #5)
really liked it
I had a hard time deciding between 5 or 4 stars with this one. I thoroughly enjoyed the story and performance given by the reader. It's an Irish murde ...more
Feb 18, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
Therapy (Alex Delaware, #18)
really liked it
I'm getting into the flow of the Dr. Alex Delaware series by Kellerman. It's not the best stuff I've ever heard, but it is decent. And john Rubenstein ...more
Mar 11, 2009
Mar 06, 2009
Casino Royale (James Bond, #1)
liked it
**spoiler alert** So the new movies reminded me that I kinda like the spy thing. I figured I should read the 007 books. Considering when this was writ ...more
Jan 16, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel (Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novels, #1)
really liked it
I've listened to, or read, all the Artemis Fowl books. So picking up the graphic version just made sense. It's a great way to take in the first Fowl s ...more
Aug 06, 2008
Jan 24, 2008
Killer Summer (Walt Fleming, #3)
really liked it
I like these "killer" books staring Walt Fleming. They've got a little bit of the classic old western novels with a lot of modern flavor. They're clev ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Dec 30, 2009
In Odd We Trust (Odd thomas Graphic Novel, #1)
really liked it
Odd Thomas in graphic novel form. The art is wonderful. Exactly what I expected. The characters looked a lot like the way I'd pictured them, which alw ...more
Dec 28, 2008
Dec 30, 2008
really liked it
DK has a clever one here. Like most of his books. I found this one to be a pretty quick read and there was just enough hinting going on for me to beli ...more
Jan 2007
Jul 17, 2007
The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport
really liked it
**spoiler alert** If you love golf, Carl's trials will pick your little heart right up.

Hiaasen tells the story of his long twisted journey back to the
Apr 20, 2009
Apr 12, 2009
The Last Detective (Elvis Cole, #9)
really liked it
I'm starting to get into these Elvis Cole books by Crais. No I'm not reading/listening to them in order. I'd have to be much more patient than I am in ...more
Sep 08, 2009
Aug 25, 2009
The Paris Vendetta (Cotton Malone, #5)
it was amazing
I've said it before, Steve Berry is a compelling author that writes crisp thrillers that beg you to keep the pages turning. This fifth Malone story is ...more
Jul 29, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
Cross (Jack Taylor, #6)
really liked it
Man, I wish I had the patience to read/listen to these in order. I picked up Priest and listened to it first and that one got me hooked. I've read two ...more
Mar 17, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
The Two Minute Rule
liked it
I've tried listening to this Crais novel on 2 separate occasions. Each time it was hard for me to get into the story, plus I didn't particularly care ...more
Apr 12, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
Running Blind (Jack Reacher, #4)
it was amazing
Oh Jack Reacher. You are cool. Calm. Calculating. And always on point. Child grabbed me on the first pages and didn't finish wringing my synapses unti ...more
Aug 07, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
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