Crichton provides adventure, a dollop of racist ideas about ‘the dark continent’ of Africa, and enough cannibals to make Dahmer feel uncomfortable.
Abbadon’s Gate manages to blow past its predecessors with another incredible story and standout new characters. More impressive, it keeps the tension high even while most of the story takes place in one location.
Detective Poirot is a delight from start to finish. He’s meticulous, cunning, and has a dry, at times condescending sense of humor that lightens the story.
The style is unmistakably Crichton, and for someone who thought I was done with his collection, Easy Go was a welcome surprise.
John Dies at the End by David Wong My rating: 5 of 5 stars When a book starts out with two young dudes fighting a monster made of deli cuts and spewing sausages, you know you're going to have a good time. From the first few pages, John Dies at the End had me repeatedly … Continue reading John Dies at the End – A Review in Brief