Publish date: 2014-09-16
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
This book was an unexpected delight. It’s nothing new or groundbreaking; just your standard Sherlockian detective novel with a supernatural twist. But goodness me, it’s fun! And full of memorable characters, both living and formerly living, human and formerly human. Jackaby is adorably insufferable ...
Book Title: Jackaby Author: William Ritter Narration: Nicola Barber Series: Jackaby #1 Genre: Mystery, YA, Fantasy Setting: New Fiddleham, New England 1892 Source: Audiobook (Library) ⇝Add to Goodreads⇜ ⇝Book Theme Song⇜ ♫Theme to Elementary the TV show on CBS --what can I s...
I would probably have given this book a solid five-star review if the mystery had been better. But I figured out the bad guy very early on and then I just waited for everyone to catch on. But, despite that I really, really enjoyed this book.William Ritter has created a superb paranormal world with w...
At A GlanceGenre: Young Adult; Mystery; ParanormalLove Triangle/Insta Love?: nope.Cliff Hanger: (again, i need to be quicker on reviews, i don't remember)Rating: 3.5 StarsScore SheetCover: 10/10Plot: 8/10Characters: 7/10World Building: 8/10Flow: 6/10Series Congruity: n/aTotal: 7/10In DepthBest Part:...
Abandoned. I have never read a book that so grossly borrowed from other sources. This book reads like a combination of Supernatural, with its absurd and quirky content, coupled with an extreme reliance on Sherlock (BBC). The supernatural elements are not as advertised, and come as close to scary as ...