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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
Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir - Dave Mustaine, Joe Layden I should point out, I'm only giving Dave Mustaine's auto-biography 5 stars because of its entertainment value...not for its questionable historical accuracy! Anyone who's familiar with Megadeth (or even heavy metal in general) knows that Mustaine is one of the most volatile artists out there, but love him or hate him, he is fascinating to listen to!

Okay, perhaps Mr. Mustaine was slightly exaggerating when he described a fight where he got off several perfect roundhouse kicks while Metallica's James Hetfield cowered behind him ;) But still, I found myself loving every page as Dave Mustaine detailed his experiences with Metallica and Megadeth. A must-read for all heavy metal fans!