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Take Down
James Swain
Leading an Inspired Life
Jim Rohn
Shadow Of The Titanic
Andrew Wilson
The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft, Leslie S. Klinger, Alan Moore
The Emperor's Blades
Brian Staveley
Grave Peril
Jim Butcher
Words of Radiance
Brandon Sanderson
11/22/63
Stephen King
Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil
Tom Mueller
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
David McRaney
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reviewed: Tyrannosaur Canyon
You know it's a bad sign when you keep flipping to the end of the book to see how much further you have to slog 'til the end....
Tyrannosaur Canyon - Douglas Preston
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reviewed: Ready Player One: A Novel
I am the target audience for this book -- on paper, at least. I am a geek and have been since before it was hip. My formati...
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
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reviewed: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
I’ve seen recently that negative commentary or reviews about this book invoke a kind of backlash normally reserved for non-co...
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption - Laura Hillenbrand
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reviewed: Read This Next: 500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read
With the number of books in my "to-read" pile this is the last book I need to read but it does look interesting...
Read This Next: 500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read - Howard Mittelmark
reviewed: In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks
If you are a fan of the podcast, or his other work in general, and want a near transcription of most of his material then thi...
In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks - Adam Carolla
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reviewed: Monty Python's Tunisian Holiday: My Life with Brian
A Monty Python fanboy inexplicably hooks up with the Python troupe, heads to Tunisia to "help" with making the movie "Life of...
Monty Python's Tunisian Holiday: My Life with Brian - Kim Howard Johnson, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones
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reviewed: The Strain
Seems these days if you want to make a buck, you gotta write a vampire story. Don't get me wrong. I've enjoyed many vampire...
The Strain  - Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
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reviewed: Boneshaker
Oh boy. What a mess. This book didn't work for me on any conceivable level. The characters were hilariously shallow, the p...
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
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reviewed: The Passage
Don't listen to all that endless hooey that people try to come up with to sound clever and well-read. You know the stuff I'm...
The Passage - Justin Cronin
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reviewed: Speaks the Nightbird
This is a very entertaining pseudo-historical novel about a witch trial in the Carolinas in the late 17th century. More accu...
Speaks the Nightbird - Robert R. McCammon
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reviewed: Dhalgren
I really loved the language, some of the characters, and the strong sense of setting in this book. Delany draws you in and i...
Dhalgren - Samuel R. Delany
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reviewed: Make the Most of Your Time on Earth (Rough Guide Reference)
I find the whole concept of this new wave of "1001 Things to Do Before You Die"-kind-of-books irritating but this one sounds ...
Make the Most of Your Time on Earth (Rough Guide Reference) - Phil Stanton, Rough Guides
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reviewed: 100 Ways to Win a Ten-Spot: Scams, Cons, Games You Can't Lose
A small and pretty amusing bathroom book about quick shady bets you can make (and sometimes win) with people at your local ba...
100 Ways to Win a Ten-Spot: Scams, Cons, Games You Can't Lose - Paul Zenon
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reviewed: Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health
He was kidding, right?
Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health - L. Ron Hubbard
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reviewed: Guinness Book of World Records 1987
Yeah. I actually read this book. Cover to cover. I were a strange lad back then.
Guinness Book of World Records 1987 - Guinness World Records