Posts tagged: vampires

Review: Hide Me Among the Graves

Posted on 2014-01-31 at 6:1 by Dave

Hide Me Among the Graves by Tim Powers, Read by Fiona Hardingham Length: 17 hours, 26 minutes

What do you want from a sequel? Comfort? More of the same? Or simply a continuation? A further exploration that goes somewhere different? There isn't one right or wrong answer. Sometimes it's one thing, sometimes it's something else, sometimes it's a mixture. Tim Powers' Hide Me Among the Graves falls into the latter category - there are similarities to its predecessor, but it is also very much its own book

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Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Posted on 2013-12-09 at 6:38 by Dave


The Coldest Girl in Coldtown By Holly Black, Read by Christine Lakin for Hachette Audio Length: 12 hours, 6 minutes

Vampires are all the rage these days. Whether it’s True Blood or The Vampire Diaries or Twilight, vampires are everywhere in pop culture – even Dracula’s back – and it’s easy to see why some people are so bored with them.

I am not one of those people. For me, vampires are the most fascinating monsters. They can be terrifying, seductive, sickening – mirror images of ourselves we try and cover

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All Hallow's Listen Part 3: Dave reviews George R.R. Martin's Fevre Dream

Posted on 2012-10-25 at 5:0 by Dave

Fevre Dream, by George R.R. Martin Narrated by Ron Donachie Length: 13 hours, 37 minutes

There’s a lot of talk these days about vampire fatigue, and whether or not vampires should hole up in their coffins for a few years until they figure out how to be scary or interesting again.

George R.R. Martin’s Fevre Dream probably isn’t going to change anyone’s mind about the state of vampires in literature, and since the book was written in 1982, that’s really only fair. It is, however, solid proof that vampire

Posted in All Hallow's Listen, reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged audiobooks, Fevre Dream Ron Donachie, George R.R. Martin, reviews, southern lit, vampires