Short but Sweet – A Bout of Mini-reviews

The Dead Lands by Benjamin Percy

BOTTOM LINE: Not nearly as good as his werewolf novel, a bit odd with the mutated animals and humans, but still intriguing and intense.

House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy

BOTTOM LINE: Spooky, intense, and exciting – this is a great modern-day ghost story with a nasty twist.

When We Were Animals by Joshua Gaylord

BOTTOM LINE: This one puts a whole new terrifying spin on the idea that growing up is tough. Scary and disturbing, it haunts and yet intrigues readers all at the same time.

The Eternity Key by Bree Despain

BOTTOM LINE: I love this series and adore the way Ms. Despain turns the idea of destiny and the gods on its head. Plus, Haden is awesome. I cannot wait to see how this series ends!

8 Responses to Short but Sweet – A Bout of Mini-reviews
  1. Brandie
    May 6, 2015 | 8:10 AM

    I love this! Short reviews are awesome sometimes. I think I’m going to have to try House of Echoes…I love a good spooky book.

    • Michelle
      May 10, 2015 | 11:37 AM

      House of Echoes was so good. This was one where the short review probably didn’t do it justice.

  2. Kay
    May 6, 2015 | 9:40 AM

    I really need to read House of Echoes. It’s been on my list for weeks. Good to hear that it’s appropriately spooky. 🙂

    • Michelle
      May 10, 2015 | 11:37 AM

      Absolutely! I thought it was fantastic. Very atmospheric too.

  3. Ti
    May 6, 2015 | 12:59 PM

    I read the Gaylord book and it gave me chills. Very intense.

    • Michelle
      May 10, 2015 | 11:38 AM

      I know, right? I don’t think I could have written a longer review if I tried because I would have messed up what I wanted to say.

  4. stacybuckeye
    May 11, 2015 | 3:47 PM

    A few of these look really good, especially House of Echoes.

    • Michelle
      May 11, 2015 | 9:44 PM

      House of Echoes was so good, but so was When We Were Animals.

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