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Hilarity Ensues (Tucker Max, #3)
it was ok
Fifty pages on hanging out with the cast of "Deadliest Catch," eh? Pretty ironic way to jump the shark. The "Sexting" chapters were a pretty funny new ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Comics Creators on X-Men
it was amazing
Amazing series of one-on-one interviews conducted by former Marvel editor-in-chief Tom DeFalco. The best/most important (aside from creator Stan Lee) ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
Avengers Assemble: An Oral History of Earth's Mightiest Heroes
liked it
"Are we going to talk about Orka the Killer Whale? Because that is a real thing. A man who dresses up like a killer whale and tries to assassinate peo ...more
May 14, 2012
May 12, 2012
Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West
really liked it
All you really need to know:

"Glanton took charge of the operation of the ferry. People who had been waiting three days to cross at a dollar a head wer
May 15, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
Different Seasons
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** The Body: Most people know this from the movie "Stand By Me," and think of it as a coming-of-age/loss of innocence story, which is t ...more
Mar 23, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
Bag of Bones
liked it
**spoiler alert** I love a good ghost/s story with a slowly unraveling mystery, and that's what this is, only it had a bunch of roadblocks that impede ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations
really liked it
Heartwarming? Yes, but not in a "Chicken Soup for the Soul" way, more in a painful, ugly truth way. Still very funny, but not the absurd humor of his ...more
Mar 04, 2012
Dec 20, 2011
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed the Chicago future dystopia aspect of this, with all the references made to landmarks and the ways in which they were used ...more
Mar 29, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
The Sugar Frosted Nutsack
liked it
"That's me, Unwanted One, Filthy One, Despised
Whore, Lonely Nut Job...
I am looking up at your face
through the chartreuse froth
of your female ejaculate
Apr 17, 2012
Aug 25, 2011
Gone Girl
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Another gripping mystery with one of Flynn's trademark compelling, flawed heroines and unconventional structure. Instead of just fla ...more
Aug 26, 2012
May 04, 2012
Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars, #1)
it was ok
I usually like multiple narrators, but it took me about 2/3 of the book to figure out which girl was which, and the constant name-branding of each cha ...more
Oct 26, 2012
Oct 04, 2012
The Moth Diaries
really liked it
“...I thought my mother was getting better, but now I realize how wrong I was. She wants to nurture her grief, until it can live by itself. That's her ...more
Dec 31, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
Comics Creators on Spider-Man
it was amazing
Another great book in DeFalco's interview series, this time we get the inside scoop from great Spidey writers such as Stan Lee, Roger Stern, and David ...more
Dec 30, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #5)
liked it
Always good to check in with Greg Heffley.
Sep 12, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
Avengers: The Ultimate Guide
liked it
Chronological guide to Avengers-related heroes and villains, also contains brief overviews of each decade, touching on key issues.
May 22, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
X-Men: Dark Mirror
it was ok
The idea of the team having their bodies swapped with patients in a psych ward and having to function powerless is pretty interesting, for a while. Ho ...more
Jul 07, 2012
May 02, 2012
Comics Creators on Fantastic Four
liked it
Wanted to just read the Stan Lee, John Byrne, and Walt Simonson interviews, but DeFalco does such a good job I ended up checking out some of the other ...more
May 18, 2012
May 11, 2012
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #4.5)
liked it
The stories-within-a-story were decent, it was good to visit with Roland's ka-tet again. I don't think this is essential reading for the series though ...more
Dec 29, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #7)
liked it
Greg's disastrous first dip into the dating pool; bad for him, good for us readers.
Dec 28, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
Giving Up the Ghost: A Story About Friendship, 80s Rock, a Lost Scrap of Paper, and What It Means to Be Haunted
really liked it
Sep 26, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
it was ok
Apr 12, 2012
Dec 02, 2011
really liked it
Jan 19, 2012
Oct 25, 2011
Life After Death
liked it
Oct 02, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
Horror Movie Freak [With DVD]
liked it
Dec 21, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
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