Author: Charlaine Harris

Book Review: Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner’s Games Creatures Play

Book Review: Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner’s Games Creatures Play

An anthology of 15 short stories revolving around the theme of games — and there’s some mighty fine stretching in here! There are also some mighty fine authors who are new to me in here as well. That TBR pile looks to be fallin’ over…aiyeeee…

Posted November 29, 2014 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Book Review: Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner’s An Apple for the Creature

Book Review: Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner’s An Apple for the Creature

An anthology of — appropriately — thirteen educational, creepy tales in the supernatural. Series: “Playing Possum” (Sookie Stackhouse, 11.2; GR says 17) “Callie Meet Happy” (Calliope Reaper-Jones, 4.5 (or 1.5??)) “Golden Delicious” (Jane Yellowrock, 4.2) “Magic Tests” (Kate Daniels, 5.5) “Bad Hour” (Remy Chandler, 2.5) “Pirate Dave and the Captain’s Ghost” (Pirate Dave, 2) The Stories Charlaine Harris’ “Playing Possum” finds Sookie being the good auntie and bringing cupcakes to Hunter’s kindergarten class for his birthday. Only she and Hunter are trapped between the car and the school by a raving psychotic who wants to kill. This is a good one combining events that have happened in real life and making you wish there were more telepaths in the world. Jonathan Maberry’s “Spellcaster 2.0” is full of sarcasm and arrogance which melts into belief. Nothing like a good look at what’s behind the curtain to make you humble as Trey LaSalle finds out when it comes to the debut of Spellcaster 2.0 for the anthropology department. This one is good! I’m putting Maberry’s name down in my TBR pile! Donald Harstad’s “Academy Field Trip” is sneaky and creepy! Harstad did a marvelous job of leading you in and on until […]

Posted September 10, 2012 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments