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The Lesser Dead
it was amazing
It is simply unfair how well Buehlman can craft a story. The thing that really stands out about his work is that with a, say, King or Koontz, I can su ...more
Oct 15, 2014
May 16, 2014
The Necromancer's House
it was amazing
I think there is simply no one putting out better fiction than Buehlman. He is the one author I have to buy the moment he puts something out. I guess ...more
Feb 05, 2014
Dec 27, 2013
Freak (Creep, #2)
it was amazing
There is going to be a reckoning for author Jennifer Hillier someday. One day, when her days are up on this mortal plain, she is going to have to answ ...more
Nov 10, 2012
May 17, 2012
Edge of Venomverse
did not like it
I have no idea what is happening.
Dec 16, 2017
Dec 15, 2017
Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live
it was amazing
Love him or hate him, the book is interesting and well written.
not set
May 18, 2012
Arkham Manor, Vol. 1
it was amazing
This is just wonderful. I'm not sure who has taken control of the Batman-verse at DC, but they can do no wrong lately. Simply stories coming out of or ...more
Aug 07, 2015
Aug 05, 2015
DC Comics: Zero Year
liked it
I don't know about this. It had some really interesting stories but a lot of confusion as well. I suppose there is a broader picture I am missing with ...more
Nov 12, 2014
Nov 09, 2014
Heart Transplant
it was amazing
A wonderful book. It starts out like so many others and I was uneasy that it might turn into something horrible. But a story of absolute love and givi ...more
May 14, 2016
May 13, 2016
Amazing Spider-Man: Amazing Grace
did not like it
What. In. The. World. Was. This? A disjointed storyline that was nearly impossible to follow, filled with hamfisted religion and overwhelmed with gram ...more
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 02, 2016
it was ok
Not every story needs to be written down.
Jun 29, 2016
Jun 22, 2016
The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House
liked it
I am so torn on this review. I heard about this book in an NPR interview and was really exited to finally hear these stories. But, honestly, it falls ...more
May 25, 2016
Feb 03, 2016
Jenny Finn: Doom Messiah
it was amazing
What a tremendous book! I love when Gothic horror really nails the genre. Part of our reason for being so afraid is that it's so dark and confusing we ...more
Jan 23, 2015
Jan 09, 2015
The Suicide Motor Club
it was amazing
Buehlman does it again. A perfect summer read. A rare venture into what I would consider 'horror-action' for him and he nails it. It's not only scary, ...more
Jul 05, 2016
May 22, 2016
Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: Twenty Chilling Tales from the Wilderness
it was amazing
A rare interactive treat. All three of my kids gathered around to hear me read and each have taken it in turn to read themselves. The best part is the ...more
Apr 2018
Mar 31, 2018
Fear Agent, Volume 3: The Last Goodbye
it was amazing
What a surprising turn this series is taking. The first few pages of vol. 1 made me think this was just going to be a silly alien-exterminator story b ...more
Jan 23, 2015
Jan 04, 2015
The Mighty Thor, Volume 3: The Asgard/Shi'ar War
it was amazing
I don't care what anyone says, this is the best Marvel book out. The art is perfect, the stories are massive and it's all just wonderful. I hope they ...more
Sep 24, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
liked it
I'm not sure why I couldn't get into this one. I liked about half of the stories, but didn't love or hate any of the rest. Probably just my mindset. H ...more
Mar 06, 2018
Feb 27, 2018
Mother Panic, Volume 1: Work in Progress
it was amazing
Wow! What a revelation. Wonderfully illustrated and written and maybe my favorite new character in comics. Outstanding.
Jul 28, 2017
Jul 27, 2017
Wolverine: Old Man Logan, Volume 2: Bordertown
it was amazing
Surprisingly brutal. I'm glad to see them bring his world into this one. Really well done so far.
Jan 03, 2017
Jan 03, 2017
Soupy Leaves Home
it was amazing
Spectacular. Found myself openly crying at least twice. An important story of a bygone age that resonates today.
Jul 28, 2017
Jul 23, 2017
The Ladies-In-Waiting
really liked it
I ended up reading this twice because I had a bit of a hard time catching/understanding everything. I assume it isn't so much a 'lost in translation' ...more
Mar 31, 2018
not set
Mar 30, 2018
Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond
it was amazing
Picked this up after seeing a story in AMERICAN SCIENTIST for my daughter. Really beautiful and very interesting. Approachable and clearly laid out.
Jan 29, 2016
Jan 22, 2016
Lazarus, Vol. 5: Cull
it was amazing
Wow. Talk about the next Game of Thrones.
Jun 29, 2017
Jun 29, 2017
Harbinger Wars: Deluxe Edition
it was amazing
Just a great crossover event. I love when a publisher works so hard on a series to maintain continuity. Unlike a Marvel or DC volume, they include all ...more
Aug 31, 2015
Aug 27, 2015
How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less
really liked it
A really well done narrative about the underlying confusion so many of us have when it comes to Israel. I thoroughly enjoyed the perspective of Sarah ...more
Jan 06, 2015
Dec 06, 2014
Captain America: Sam Wilson, Volume 3: Civil War II
liked it
Ugh! So much to work with yet a swing and a miss. The subject matter is IMPORTANT! It's a great idea but no sooner do you start it up and have a great ...more
May 26, 2017
May 26, 2017
DMZ, Vol. 12: The Five Nations of New York
it was amazing
Our world is changing, and so part of it more than America. As we see unrest like we've never known, many people worry that a situation of 'civil war' ...more
not set
Feb 21, 2013
Drifter, Vol. 4: Remains
really liked it
Ended far too quickly. I wish they had given it 1-2 more issues (or heck, volumes) to really make that finale hit emotionally.
Aug 10, 2017
Aug 10, 2017
Haunting and History of the Battle of Gettysburg
it was amazing
Burned through this in a day. I am a total nut for pictorials of civil war battlefields and love the unique take on that through this. First, I don't ...more
Jan 06, 2015
Jan 05, 2015
Moriarty (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** A wonderful followup to The House of Silk. When I first started reading the story (I was given an ARC) I honestly was annoyed and bo ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Nov 29, 2014
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