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My hobbies include just about anything, really...except reading, I hate reading! Kidding of course, reading is my favorite hobby! I love not only reading, but creative writing as well. I'm currently working on a novel about a group of paranormal social workers who try to help creatures like themselves cope with being different while also protecting humanity from the more malevolent beings. Other hobbies include music, yoga, comedy clubs, movies, and video games. I read from just about any genre, but my favorites are fantasy/urban fantasy, mystery, science fiction, and graphic novels (that's what us comic-book geeks call them to try to sound more sophisticated). In my secret identity, I work as an accountant for a nonprofit organization . I know...accounting and creative writing don't exactly go together...what can I say, I'm full of contradictions! My rating system: 5 STARS - I absolutely loved this book! I couldn't wait to finish it, yet I also never wanted it to end! 4 STARS - I liked this book an awful lot! It would have been perfect, except for some minor issue or issues that detracted from my overall enjoyment. 3 STARS - I liked this book, but found it somewhat flawed. Probably would not read again, but might still give the author and/or series a second chance. 2 STARS - Overall, a disappointing read for me. It had its moments, but sadly the bad outweighed the good. 1 STAR - I hate the part of my brain that convinced me to read this book!

Currently reading

Queen and Country: A Gentleman's Game
Greg Rucka
Swamp Thing, Vol. 3: The Curse - Alan Moore, Stephen R. Bissette, John Totleben "I'm a nasty piece of work, chief. Ask anybody." - John Constantine

Admittedly, this edition of Swamp Thing stumbles a bit out of the gate ("Nukeface"?!? REALLY?!?) But after a couple of weak chapters, the remaining stories more than make up for it! This edition is best known for the captivating first appearance of a certain trenchcoat-wearing magician, but you're also getting a unique twist on vampires, and a powerfully emotional werewolf tale as well. But my favorite part of this edition is the closing story, a truly disturbing drama where actors filming a movie in the Louisiana Bayou find themselves being possessed by ghosts and literally living out the horrific film they were making! BRRRRRRR!!!