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P.M. Bradshaw has commented on (98) products.

Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
Sh*t My Dad Says

P.M. Bradshaw, July 22, 2015

A funny, little book. The author's father is unintentionally rude, embarrassing, and funny. Chapters are bookended with quotes ranging from "On the Right Time To Have Children" to "On Being Afraid to Use the Elementary School Bathrooms to Defecate." Plenty of laughs. Worth a read.
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Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
Earth Abides

P.M. Bradshaw, July 22, 2015

Written in 1948, I believe, this is a fascinating book I'm going to classify (at least for the time it was written) as science fiction.

Earth is ravaged by a plague that wipes out all but a select few survivors. This book details how the survivors live and build a society. It is very well thought out, and a fascinating read. I don't agree with all of the author's postulations, but overall it's a great work. Very impressive for today, prescient even, especially considering it was written nearly 70 years ago.
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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book

P.M. Bradshaw, July 22, 2015

I know this book won awards and is considered one of Gaiman's best books, but I disagree. I think it's just okay. I could never get invested in any of the characters, so when things got dire, I just didn't care what happened to them. It's fun, just not Real Fun.
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I Suck at Girls by Justin Halpern
I Suck at Girls

P.M. Bradshaw, July 22, 2015

A light, quick read. From the author of Sh*t My Dad Says, this may be the funnier of the two. This one focuses mostly on the author's attempts at meeting the opposite sex. It is funniest when he quotes his father. His own narrative is not nearly as funny.

Three and a half stars.
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Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art by Dk Publishing

P.M. Bradshaw, July 22, 2015

Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art is a large, oversized coffee table book. It nicely presents cover art in chronological order, from the golden age, silver age, bronze age, and modern age of comics.

I was disappointed that there weren't more full-page pictures. You'd think that would be the point in making a book this size in the first place. Nice overall. Three and a half stars.
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