Category Archives: supernatural

Book Review: CRIMSON DEATH by Laurell K. Hamilton

Well, Laurell K. Hamilton has done it again. She’s written a pretty decent police procedural and then tacked on about 300 pages of relationship angst. Yes, that’s right, it’s time for me to review Crimson Death, the latest Anita Blake … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Affliction” by Laurell K. Hamilton

I just recently finished Affliction, the latest Anita Blake novel by Laurell K. Hamilton, and while it had a lot of really good action sequences, some of the problems that plague the other tales are just as evident in this … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Serpent’s Storm” by Amber Benson

So here’s the thing about Serpent’s Storm, the third Death’s Daughter book by Amber Benson: at first I thought she’d turned into Laurell K. Hamilton. Then I thought she was writing a madcap roller-coaster adventure. Then I got completely lost. … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Cat’s Claw” by Amber Benson

Following her enjoyable adventure through Hell with Calliope Reaper-Jones, Death’s middle daughter, I think it was pretty much understood that actress and author Amber Benson would return to her Death’s Daughter universe. She did so in 2010 with Cat’s Claw, … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Death’s Daughter” by Amber Benson

I have a thing about Death stories. My favorite is, of course, the Death of the Discworld (black cloak, scythe, TALKS LIKE THIS), followed by Neil Gaiman’s perky goth-girl Death of the Endless. Somewhere on the continuum is Piers Anthony’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Kiss the Dead” by Laurell K. Hamilton

Hmm… okay, so, we start with police procedural, and our hero shows up on the scene. She’s got a crap-ton of weapons and abilities, and she uses them to be a monster and save the day, sort of, except that … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion”, edited by Mary Alice Money

My review of Joss Whedon: the Complete Companion, a compendium of articles and essays on all of Whedon’s creations (and I mean all), is now on Escape Pod. Read it here. Book Review: “Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion”

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Book Review: “Hit List” by Laurell K. Hamilton

I don’t think Hit List is a really good book, especially when held up to others in the Anita Blake series. While the writing is definitely better and tighter than the past couple of Anita Blake novels, this one doesn’t … Continue reading

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