While first coming off as a coming-of-age story, Resonance turns from this trope early on, becoming something far more sinister, with a side of supernatural trappings.
While The Sentinels is not a fantasy novel—it reads like contemporary fiction, a young adult coming-of-age story—there is a hint of something… special going on. I’ll say no more, because potentiality is sauce for the goose.
Leilanie Stewart’s The Blue Man… is it really happening, or only in the mind?
The good news? Evil doesn’t die at the end, although we do lose some people getting there.
Very rarely does a sequel come a long to best its progenitor. Why? Well, it seems to me one reason is a lot of sequels try to ride the coat-tails of the original. But then you descend into a kind of formulaic presentation where you’ve basically already read the story, just some of the names […]
I can’t say much about the story of Death Cramps My Style, by Kristopher Hoffman, without spoiling the fun. Let’s just say that some down-to-earth characters, Evil, Feral, and Timber who think the supernatural is nonsense, find out they were premature in their judgement. The characters are quirky, but believable, and I found myself caring […]