REVIEWS: Wrapping up 2012

These are it! The last reviews for books read in 2012. I’ve only got a few so I’m just sticking them all in one post. Then it’s on to new things. Huzzah! I’ve watched various Sherlock Holmes TV shows so many times I can’t remember whether or not I’ve actually read the stories, so I think I’ll review the audiobook production instead. I got this version free for Amazon’s Whispersync promo thing; it’s produced by Read More …

A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan

I’ve seen the Cirque du Freak books in the bookstores, of course, but from a distance it looked like a shiny trap meant to suck in teenage goths and vampire fanatics. I base my reading decisions heavily on the book’s cover (so sad, I know), and those covers? Yeah, mostly fugly. But then I found the audiobook, saw it was read by Rupert Degas, got over my prejudices and tried it out. It probably still Read More …