Publish date: 2008-10-20
Edition language: English
I listened to the audio version of this one narrated by Neil Gaiman. I loved everything about this one even though I was a little hesitant to start it because I thought it would be to YA for my taste. I was wrong. While geared toward a younger audience the story itself was more than engaging enough ...
I never thought I'd say it, but I feel I'm too old for this book. Very good writing, great atmosphere, nice touches of humor here and there but still, it failed to grab my interest. Had I read it when I was 12 I would probably consider it a keeper. Now, after reading about vampires and werewolves tw...
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