Saturday, August 31, 2013

I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson

Rating: 4/5
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
5 discs
Source: Library
Narrator: Robertson Dean

Description: Robert Neville is the only survivor of a plague that has turned all of humanity into vampires.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Bloodlist, by P.N. Elrod

Rating: 4/5
154 pages
Publisher: Ace
Source: My collection

Description: Jack Fleming wakes up with no memory of the last few days, people trying to kill him, and signs he'd been tortured. He quickly realizes he is now a vampire.

Now he has to adjust to his new condition while trying to solve his own murder.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Goblin Quest, by Jim C. Hines

Rating: 5/5
184 pages
Publisher: Daw

Description: Jig is a scrawny little nearsighted goblin-a runt even among his puny species. Captured by a party of adventurers searching for a magical artifact, and forced to guide them, Jig encounters every peril ever faced on a fantasy quest. (From Goodreads)

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Let the Right One In, by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Rating: 5/5
472 pages
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Source: My collection

Description: Twelve-year-old Oskar is obsessed by the murder that's taken place in his neighborhood. Then he meets the new girl from next door. She's a bit weird, though. And she only comes out at night... (from the back cover)

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Way of the Wolf, by E.E. Knight

Rating: 4/5
380 pages
Publisher: Roc
Source: Used through

Description: Louisiana, 2065. A lot has changed in the 43rd year of the Kurian Order. Possessed of an unnatural hunger, the bloodthirsty Reapers have come to Earth to establish a New Order built on the harvesting of human souls. They rule the planet. And if it is night, as sure as darkness, they will come.

On this pitiless world, the indomitable spirit of mankind still breathes in Lieutenant David Valentine. Brought into the Wolves, an elite guerrilla force sworn to win back Earth, Valentine leads his first command in the Kurian Zone. Driven by the losses of his past and the hope of a future, Valentine is in it to win. No matter how long it takes. No matter what doom awaits him beyond his wildest nightmares 
(from the back cover)

An Embarrassment of Riches, by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Rating: 3.5/5
Publisher: Tor
383 pages
Source: My collection

Description: Caught up in politics, Rakoczy Ferancsi, finds himself a virtual prisoner in thirteenth century Bohemia. Forced to make jewels for the local ruler and trying to hide his true nature, he gets caught in a web of court politics and blackmail which he can't escape from without risking the lives of those he's responsible for.