A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Read
Based on the hit usa network TELEVISION series A tie-in readers will be totally ?psyched? about... Shawn Spencer has convinced everyone he?s psychic. Now, HE HAS TO either clean up? or be found out?After the PSYCH detective agency gets some top-notch publicity, Shawn?s high-school nemesis, Dallas... show more
Based on the hit usa network TELEVISION series A tie-in readers will be totally ?psyched? about... Shawn Spencer has convinced everyone he?s psychic. Now, HE HAS TO either clean up? or be found out?After the PSYCH detective agency gets some top-notch publicity, Shawn?s high-school nemesis, Dallas Steele, hires him to help choose his investments. Naturally, their predictions turn out to be total busts. And the deceptive Dallas is thrilled that he has completely discredited and humiliated Shawn once and for all?until he?s found murdered. But the police have a suspect?found at the scene with a smoking gun. And she says Shawn took control of her mind and forced her to do it. After all, he is a psychic?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 6th 2009
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Media Tie In
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Psych (#1)
While the book stays mostly true to the humor of the tv show, it did start to drag on at the end. Once I hit 90%, I caught myself checking several times to see how much longer it was.
William Rabkin, A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Read (New York: Obsidian, 2009), 274pp Tie-in books are usually inferior to the thing they are based on, and A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Read, the first book to be based on the television show Psych, is no exception. This is not to say that it is a b...
I'd like to start off by stating that the reason I read this was because my wife, during the whole time she was reading it, kept saying how horrible it was. I was curious to find out just how horrible.My verdict: not that bad.For me, my main complaint was that the narration sucked (e.g., lengthy, p...
Sheer fun, people!Psych, for those who have been living under a rock till now, is an American whodunit comedy series wherein the wise-cracking protagonist, Shawn Spencer, pretends to be a psychic (long story) and solves crimes that baffles even the police, thanks to him being hyper-observant. He is ...
I couldn't really finish this. I felt that the characterizations were completely different than the show.