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scottobear

Scotto, He likes the books.

About me: Male, Near Washington DC

 

Birthday: February 02, 1969

 

Website: http://blog.scottobear.com

 

Fave types of Books - Weird stuff, Westerns, Sci-fi, Fantasy, Thrillers, Muilti-genre, mysteries

 

Interests -agnosticism, american history, ancient civilizations, ancient history, animal rights, animals, applied science, art, bare feet, bioluminescence, blackhellkat, blogging, blowing bubbles, bob ross, bones, books, butterflies, camping, cartoons, cats, clouds, comedy, comic books, comics, compassion, computers, conversation, critical thinking, cryptozoology, curiosity, dark humor, dragonflies, dreams, dwarves, egyptology, etymology, exotic cuisine, film noir, finding a solution, fireflies, foggy mornings, folklore, forests, forteana, freaks, freedom, friendship, games, gaming, giant rubber monsters, green, groundhog day, halloween, happiness, health, helping others, herbs, hiking, history, hong kong cinema, hope, horror, hugs, human rights, humor, illumination, innocence, inspiration, irony, journaling, karma, kindness, libraries, love, magic, memoirs, monkeys, movies, museums of art, music, my wife, mythology, naps, nature, newton, numbers, occidental culture, oriental culture, palendromes, parks, peace, people-watching, petroglyphs, philosophy, photography, playing, primates, problem solving, programming, pyewacket, questions, rain, reading, reason, roadside attractions, robots, roleplaying, rpgs, salmagundi, science, science fiction, scottobear, shiny objects, sound effects, staying up late, super heroes, synchronicity, the boston molasses flood, the moon, the ocean, the prisoner, the unknown, thinking, thunderstorms, tiki, trees, trivia, truth, urban legends, used bookstores, vegetarianism, veves, vikings, vintage art/ads, voodoo, walking, webcams, weird tales, westerns, wind, wisdom, wit, writing, zombies

Currently reading

The Dawn of Malevolence / Urinal Cakes All the Way Down - Two Pack (The Annals of Absurdity)
Joshua Price
Beekeeping: A Practical Guide
Richard E. Bonney
Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees: Honey Production, Pollination, Bee Health (Storey's Guide to Raising)
Richard E. Bonney
Back RX: A 15-Minute-a-Day Yoga- and Pilates-Based Program to End Low Back Pain
Vijay Vad
Fortune's Daughter: A Novel
Alice Hoffman
Shotguns v. Cthulhu
Chris Lackey, Chad Fifer, Steve Dempsey, Natania Barron, Jason Morningstar, Ekaterina Sedia, Kyla Ward, Adam Scott Glancy, Dennis Detwiller, Rob Heinsoo, Nick Mamatas, Kenneth Hite, Dave Gross, Daniel Harms, Robin D. Laws, Larry DiTillio
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Robin Sloan
The Fuller Memorandum (The Laundry Files)
Charles Stross
Summer
Edith Wharton
Expiration Date
Tim Powers
Today
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Richard E. Bonney
Chris Lackey, Chad Fifer, Steve Dempsey, Natania Barron, Jason Morningstar, Ekaterina Sedia, Kyla Ward, Adam Scott Glancy, Dennis Detwiller, Rob Heinsoo, Nick Mamatas, Kenneth Hite, Dave Gross, Daniel Harms, Robin D. Laws, Larry DiTillio
Edith Wharton
Tim Powers
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BookLikes Reading Challenge: Scotto, He likes the books. wants to read 52 books in 2015.
Scotto, He likes the books. has read 32 book(s) out of 52 books in
2015 Reading Challenge
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reviewed: Raptor Threat (Dino Squad Book 1)
cute quickie freebie.
Raptor Threat (Dino Squad Book 1) - Tom Wright
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reviewed: 334
Well, first off, it’s colored as science fiction, along the lines of Fahrenheit 451, Brave New World, or 1984, in the style o...
334 - Thomas M. Disch
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reviewed: Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Principles for Delicious Living
The first thing to remember is that Nick Offerman is not Ron Swanson. There are some great similarities, and certainly he pro...
Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Principles for Delicious Living - Nick Offerman
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reviewed: A Commonplace Book of the Weird: The Untold Stories of H.P. Lovecraft
A real mixed bag. Depending on the author... stuff can be great, or weak. Fink's story is great.
A Commonplace Book of the Weird: The Untold Stories of H.P. Lovecraft - Joseph Fink, Marcus Goodyear, Will Hartwell, Christopher Scheer, Jonathan Herzog, Kyle Levenick, Hannah Lott-Schwartz, Justin Marquis, Daniel McCoy, Rob Neill, Zack Parsons, Brian James Polak, Marta Rainer, Brock Savage, F. Omar Telan, Kathleen Akerley, Meg Bashwiner, Gar
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reviewed: Becoming Agile: ...in an imperfect world
A bit dry, but really, what do you want from case studies in project management using the agile method?
Becoming Agile: ...in an imperfect world - Greg Smith, Ahmed Sidky
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reviewed: Something Wicked This Way Comes & A Sound of Thunder
time to pick this up again for the season.
Something Wicked This Way Comes & A Sound of Thunder - Stefan Rudnicki, Ray Bradbury
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reviewed: Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
The subtle, underlying message of this book is "Don't waste time fighting against bad changes: accept that bad stuff will hap...
Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life - Spencer Johnson, Kenneth H. Blanchard
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reviewed: Secret Santa
Superbexactly what you want from a book about a secret agent Santa. I'll read it again for the holidays. kudos to Mr porter.
Secret Santa - Randy X. Porter
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reviewed: Jimmy Solves the JFK Assassination
Quick readentertaining little slice. I'll happilyread more as other stories become available.2nd tale of his I've read and be...
Jimmy Solves the JFK Assassination - Randy X. Porter
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reviewed: Tacos of Doom
Cute not bad for a quickie and a freebie. I was entertained and wouldn't mind seeing more of his stuff. kudos.
Tacos of Doom - Randy X. Porter
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reviewed: Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
So Far, so good. A fascinating person, and thus far it's a well-written accounting of this life.
Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane - Andrew Graham-Dixon
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