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January 2014
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December 2013
29
reviewed: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
Yet another surprising read from the field of psychology and neuroscience this year. The Happiness Advantage is NOT a self-he...
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work - Shawn Achor
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December 2013
26
reviewed: The Book Thief
So I'm pretty much emotionally spent and feel completely inadequate to the task of reviewing this book. It's too good. Like r...
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
reviewed: Wonder Woman, Vol. 2: Guts (The New 52)
Azzarello's work on Wonder Woman has been nothing short of impressive, and it's quickly become my favorite of the New 52 titl...
Wonder Woman, Vol. 2: Guts - Brian Azzarello, Cliff Chiang, Tony Akins, Dan Green
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December 2013
23
reviewed: Old Man's War
I think it's the most human of all questions to ask yourself (at any stage in life really), if you could do it all over again...
Old Man's War - John Scalzi
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December 2013
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December 2013
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reviewed: Congo
Don't judge me.I read Jurassic Park as a kid and remember loving it since I didn't have the money to go see the movie when it...
Congo - Michael Crichton
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November 2013
26
reviewed: Kenobi: Star Wars
This was one of the most satisfying Star Wars novels I've read in a number of years. I'm leery of prequel stuff in general; n...
Kenobi - John Jackson Miller
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November 2013
19
reviewed: The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
This book was another pleasant surprise! While I love Sandman with a passion, I was not enamored of American Gods at all (I k...
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel - Neil Gaiman
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November 2013
14
reviewed: Shutter Island
Impressive! I'd forgotten how much I liked Lehane's writing because it's been so long since I read Mystic River, but the man'...
Shutter Island - Dennis Lehane
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November 2013
11
reviewed: Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Blood (The New 52)
A breath of fresh air after reading a bunch of poorly written, groveling female characters from the 1970s. Azzarello does som...
Wonder Woman, Vol. 1: Blood - Brian Azzarello, Cliff Chiang, Tony Akins
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November 2013
10
reviewed: The Guns of Avalon (Chronicles of Amber, No. 2)
Nope.
The Guns of Avalon - Roger Zelazny
reviewed: Nine Princes in Amber
Two multiversal books in a row? And fantasy books, no less. Enter Corwin, amnesiac prince of Amber on a mission to find out w...
Nine Princes in Amber - Roger Zelazny
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November 2013
09
reviewed: Guards! Guards!
It's easy to see why Pratchett and his Discworld series are so highly recommended and beloved by fans across the multiverse. ...
Guards! Guards! - Terry Pratchett
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November 2013
04
reviewed: The Republic of Thieves
Gods' immaculate piss, but this is an absolutely fantastic read that has rescued me from a serious and year long book slump. ...
The Republic of Thieves - Scott Lynch
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October 2013
27
reviewed: The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag
Riveting more so because of the light that it sheds on perhaps the most secretive society in the world than its compelling na...
The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag - Kang Chol-Hwan, Pierre Rigoulot
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