It is recommended you read Cirque du Freak first just to know the background information on Darren and Mr Crepsley and the Cirque du Freak show. The majority of the characters do show up from the first one, so it’s a good idea to know who’s who before you start this book. The Vampire’s Assistant […]
Today’s teaser is The Vampire’s Assistant by Darren Shan: There was something strange about him, something that made Stanley feel uneasy. It might have been the effect of the darkness and shadows, but the boy looked very pale, very thing, very… hungry. What’s your teaser?
I’ve heard so much hype about this book I finally gave in and decided to give it a try myself. I’d have to say, my fellow book bloggers have never dissapointed me so far. This one was another great read and no regrets listening to them! The Summoning is about Chloe Saunders, a student at […]
Although not necessary, you might want to read Medicus before moving onto this one. Medicus does contain background information on the main characters and it might help you and make the characters more “rounded out”. Although you can read this one as a stand alone if you’d like. I enjoyed Medicus myself. Terra Incognita has […]
My teaser this week is from Terra Incognita by Ruth Downie: She did not know whom her prayer had conjured in the yard. But she knew what. As the medicus stumped up the stairs, she whispered, “It is a powerful god.”
Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about tidy reading around people. When is it inappropriate to read in front of others? Is it ever appropriate? – Interesting question. I suppose it’s inappropriate to read when people are talking to you. Although my mom used to do that when I was talking to her (however mom was […]
While searching through webpages of oodles of titles of cozy mysteries, I came across this one. It interested me, first because it was classified as a cozy mystery, second, the idea of a mystery series surrounding a guy who owns a movie theatre sounds interesting, and third, the cover was kinda quirky, but neat, and […]