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Bridget Oliver has commented on (9) products.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Bridget Oliver, August 8, 2013

Not really impressed. I am not a fan of books that end with "to be continued". It's like a slap in the face, like you've finished the book for nothing.

But I WOULD like blue hair...
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The Best Awful: A Novel by Carrie Fisher
The Best Awful: A Novel

Bridget Oliver, August 8, 2013

I don't know if it was because I was miffed that she was just writing a memoir in the third person using different names, or that the characterization of Suzanne Vale reminded me too much of someone else in my life, but either way it made it extremely difficult to enjoy this book.
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Did I Do That?: The Best (and Worst) of the '90s - Toys, Games, Shows, and Other Stuff by Amber Humphrey
Did I Do That?: The Best (and Worst) of the '90s - Toys, Games, Shows, and Other Stuff

Bridget Oliver, August 8, 2013

A genuinely fun book to read, and obviously a quick one. The book is full color with tons of pictures, which helps the whole nostalgia factor. There were very few things in the book that I wasn't also obsessed with in my youth, save maybe Captain Planet.

Compiled almost as if it was blog entries, but that's what keeps it fun and easy. If you need a break from heavy fiction, this would be a good one.
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Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter #03) by Laurell K. Hamilton
Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter #03)

Bridget Oliver, August 8, 2013

I honestly cannot tell if these books are getting better and better or worse and worse. It's like a black hole of sugary goodness - you know it's rotting you from the inside out, but you just keep falling anyway.

Has the writing gotten any better? Absolutely not. This third book in the series had more typos than you could shake a stick at (not that I'm sure that shaking a stick could really prove much of anything). Has Anita's annoying inner dialogue been improved? Yeah...riiiiiiight. (Did you get that joke?)

But yet there is something almost intangible that makes me want to keep reading these damn books. Will it bring me through the dozens of volumes left? Who knows?
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Batman Vol. 2: The City of Owls (the New 52) (Batman) by Scott Snyder
Batman Vol. 2: The City of Owls (the New 52) (Batman)

Bridget Oliver, August 8, 2013

When I finished The City of Owls, I proposed marriage to Scott Snyder over Twitter. Unfortunately, I have yet to hear back.

If you love Batman - you will love Court/City of Owls. If you love drama - you will love Court/City of Owls. If you love mystery - you will love Court/City of Owls. If you love good art - you will love Court/City of Owls. If you love Superman - you will love Court/City of Owls.

If you have never, ever, ever read a graphic novel in your life - you will STILL love Court/City of Owls.
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