Hold Me Closer, Necromancer (Necromancer #1)
Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he’s doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the attention of Douglas, a creepy guy with an intense violent streak. Turns out Douglas is a necromancer who raises the dead for cash and sees... show more
Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he’s doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the attention of Douglas, a creepy guy with an intense violent streak. Turns out Douglas is a necromancer who raises the dead for cash and sees potential in Sam. Then Sam discovers he’s a necromancer too, but with strangely latent powers. And his worst nightmare wants to join forces . . . or else. With only a week to figure things out, Sam needs all the help he can get. Luckily he lives in Seattle, which has nearly as many paranormal types as it does coffee places. But even with newfound friends, will Sam be able to save his skin?Hold Me Closer, Necromancer is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Publish date: October 12th 2010
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Pages no: 343
Edition language: English
Series: Necromancer (#1)
This book was a lighthearted, well written, fast paced, creature filled fun read. Never once did I wish the pace and progress to pick up. The characters were well done and loveable/detestable (where appropriate). In fact the characters were what made this book enjoyable. Necromancy is definitely a ...
I had so much fun reading this book. It is definitely one of favorite books now after having such an amazing time reading this. In fact this book was so good for me that merely into ten pages and I had already placed the order for the second book. Imagine!! in just 10 pages I was floored by the book...
** SPOILERY REVIEW; I FEEL TOO LAZY USING SPOILER TAGS; YOU'VE BEEN WARNED **First of all, I must give credits where credits due -- I know that Goodreads' recommendation section could be real wonky (how they came up with MF book for my MM shelves, I had no idea). BUT sometimes, they do just right. I...
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