Category Archives: 2011 Reading Challenge

Review: Clive Barker’s Hellraiser vol. 1

How did I get it: The library. Why did I read it:  I’m a fan of anything published by Boom! Studios and I was really curious to see what this graphic novel would be like. How I would rate it: 4 out … Continue reading

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Review: Empire in Black and Gold by Adrian Tchaikovsky

  How did I get it: I bought this book along with several other volumes in the Shadows of the Apt series from a Frugal Muse more than a year ago. Why did I read it: I’ve been meaning –and actually trying– to read this for … Continue reading

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Review: Flesh and Fire by Laura Anne Gilman

How did I get it: I was given review copies of the entire Vineart War Trilogy by Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster). Thank you so much! Why did I read it:  I’ve been meaning to read this for ages now. And … Continue reading

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Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire

How did I get it: I won a signed copy of both An Artificial Night and Late Eclipses from My Bookish Ways quite awhile ago. I’m just now getting around to reading them. Why did I get it: I’ve been … Continue reading

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Review: American Vampire v. 2 by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque

How did I get it: The library. Why did I read it:  I loved American Vampire v. 1. (This will also count towards my Horror & Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge for 2011.) How I would rate it: 5 out of 5 stars. … Continue reading

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Review: American Vampire v. 1 by Scott Snyder and Stephen King

How did I get it: The library. Why did I read it:  I think King’s introduction to American Vampire explains it best, but basically I am sick and tired of vampires being friendly, innocently charming, and/or polite. Or only scary because they’re … Continue reading

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Review: The Return by Håkan Nesser

How did I get it: The library. Why did I get it: I’m pretty hooked on Chief Inspector Van Veeteren as a character. (This book will count towards my Nordic Reading Challenge for 2011.) How I would rate it: 3 out of … Continue reading

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