Tag: urban fantasy

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Summary It takes a graveyard to raise a child. Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is an ordinary boy. He would be entirely normal if he didn’t live in a cemetery, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There are adventures in the graveyard for a boy—an ancient Indigo Man, a gateway to the abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will be in danger from the man Jack—who has already killed Bod’s family. Review In his compositions, Neil Gaiman...

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The Infernal Games by Reed Logan Westgate: Review & Interview

Objective Score (Amazon and Goodreads Score): 5/5 TL;DR: A book that got me, someone who doesn’t really like Urban Fantasy, to finish the book and actively seek out time to listen (I did the audiobook). There were occasional flaws, but not nearly enough to lower the score. Well-written and fast-paced. Subjective Score (Personal Tastes): 81/100 Pros for me: Excellent Worldbuilding Oxivius steals every scene he is in Reminds me of several books and tv shows I like I genuinely cared about the outcome and felt the danger in every moment Well-written and a good pace Cons for me: A bit...

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