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it was amazing
This is a horrifying book. First, imagine your child stolen from a hospital. Then imagine your child stolen by a homicidal madman. This is the situati ...more
Jul 17, 2010
Sep 26, 2008
The Other
did not like it
Personally, I don't get it. This was supposed to be a great book, one of the classics of horror literature. I'll vote it to be one of the boring books ...more
Aug 21, 2010
Jan 15, 2009
To Kill a Mockingbird
liked it
This is a quaint little story about the south in the 1930's. I am really not sure what all the fuss is about and am puzzled by the Pulitzer award. The ...more
Jan 03, 2016
Oct 21, 2009
The Academy
liked it
I am not sure where this book was aimed. I guess Mr. Little either hates, is scared of or does not understand charter schools. Maybe he is on a school ...more
Dec 2014
Oct 28, 2008
Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse
did not like it
Blah...I couldn't finish it. It was not what I expected. It was dry and lacked any emotion. Most of the book was about the history of the court system ...more
May 23, 2010
Jan 30, 2008
Highway Robbery
liked it
Typical whodunit set against Highway construction corruption in West Virginia. It was a decent read but nothing I felt was exceptional.
May 20, 2015
Nov 20, 2009
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
liked it
This book was interesting at times but at times it was just plain dull. The main thing that kept me reading was the author's sense of humor. I don't k ...more
Feb 20, 2010
Jan 19, 2009
really liked it
I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this based on its mixed reviews. The story flowed well and was suspenseful. I thought that it weighed a little m ...more
Jun 29, 2011
Jun 10, 2008
The Ignored
liked it
This was ok. I mean the premise was pretty good but it didn't move me. I understand being ignored but then it morphed into people not being seen at al ...more
May 07, 2015
Oct 28, 2008
HELP!  A Bear is Eating Me!
it was ok
I tried to think this was funny....I just couldn't. Marv is a misogynistic, racist, narcissistic, drug addled, adulterous asshole. There is no way I c ...more
Sep 03, 2010
Oct 22, 2009
Into the Twilight, Endlessly Grousing
really liked it
I really like McManus. His outdoor adventures with Retch Sweeney, Rancid Crabtree, Crazy eddie Muldoon and his other friends always keep me in stitche ...more
Dec 27, 2014
Oct 09, 2009
Adolf in Wonderland
it was ok
What can I say. Pretty nonsensical. Mellick is hit or miss for me. This was pretty much a miss. Then again, I didn't care for Alice in Wonderland eith ...more
Oct 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2010
it was ok
I can't say this was a bad book. I can say it was poorly thought through. I like my books to have at least a little accuracy on the plausibility facto ...more
Apr 09, 2015
Oct 21, 2009
liked it
I wanted to give this book a lower score and even considered quitting it a time or two. I did neither. I didn't quit because how do you know it doesn' ...more
Apr 04, 2010
Oct 21, 2009
it was ok
I didn't give this a one because I finished it. I am glad there are diverse readers out there but I will never understand them. This book almost sucke ...more
Dec 18, 2014
Oct 28, 2008
The Reckoning
it was ok
**spoiler alert** This book was ok but it just didn't draw me in. Two things I didn't like: 1. The men suck mentality. I mean men do suck but it doesn ...more
Mar 08, 2015
Nov 09, 2008
Voice Of The Blood
really liked it
I was really only prepared to give this book a three based on my preconceived notions of vampires and the over the top sex. I then thought it over and ...more
Dec 12, 2009
Aug 19, 2008
Reborn (Adversary Cycle, #4)
liked it
Another in the Adversary series. This is the story of a man finding his true heritage. Regrettably, his heritage is not as he thought and is poised to ...more
Apr 28, 2015
Feb 24, 2010
The Haunted Vagina
it was amazing
Fun story about an alternate universe that exists inside a girls vagina/uterus. This is a very quick read and full of laughs and tender moments. I enj ...more
Feb 14, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
In the Miso Soup
really liked it
I enjoyed reading this book as it was psychologically stimulating and allowed you to see through the story tellers eyes. What I don't get is why every ...more
Nov 27, 2009
Jul 15, 2009
Let the Right One In
it was amazing
Wonderful book. It was a smooth read and written so well that you always wanted to turn the page to see what was happening next. It is sad and poignan ...more
Mar 06, 2010
Jan 26, 2009
Summer of Night
it was amazing
Incredible book. Simmon's attention to detail was amazing and kept me riveted although the same detail bored and overwhelmed me in his previous that I ...more
Jun 24, 2010
Jun 03, 2009
Brides of the Impaler
it was ok
It was an ok read but could have been so much better. Lee apparently has an over obsession with sex. I don't mind this if it has something to do with ...more
Oct 15, 2012
Jul 12, 2009
In Cold Blood
it was amazing
Excellent summation and novelization of a disturbing crime from the late 1950's. Capote took a case of disturbing crime and turned it into a novel len ...more
Apr 07, 2010
Jul 21, 2008
Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1)
really liked it
I wasn't sure how to rate this. While I liked the story, it went against my traditional observations about werewolves. I was baffled about how "The Pa ...more
Dec 08, 2012
Jul 09, 2008
Twisted: The Collected Stories
it was amazing
The name is a just one....Twisted. What a fantastic volume of twisted stories. I can only think of one story in this collection that I didn't care for ...more
Jun 15, 2010
Oct 26, 2009
A Short History of Nearly Everything
really liked it
Layman attempt to explain the mysteries of the universe. At times funny but at other times very dry. There is just no way to easily explain some scien ...more
Mar 02, 2013
Jan 29, 2008
Top Ten
really liked it
The tale of a serial killer who is upset at his meager tenth place on the FBI's most wanted list taking action to improve his position is intriguing. ...more
May 20, 2008
May 13, 2008
Urban Gothic
liked it
This one is hard for me to rate. I enjoy violence and gore but I enjoy original violence and gore. I felt this too closely mirrored the overall plot o ...more
Dec 23, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
American Psycho
it was ok
I wanted to like this because my wife recommended it to me. Personally I did not find it entertaining. There were some redeeming factors with the kill ...more
Feb 06, 2009
May 13, 2008
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