The Shambling Guide to New York City
A travel writer takes a job with a shady publishing company in New York, only to find that she must write a guide to the city - for the undead! Because of the disaster that was her last job, Zoe is searching for a fresh start as a travel book editor in the tourist-centric New York City. After... show more
A travel writer takes a job with a shady publishing company in New York, only to find that she must write a guide to the city - for the undead! Because of the disaster that was her last job, Zoe is searching for a fresh start as a travel book editor in the tourist-centric New York City. After stumbling across a seemingly perfect position though, Zoe is blocked at every turn because of the one thing she can't take off her resume --- human.Not to be put off by anything -- especially not her blood drinking boss or death goddess coworker -- Zoe delves deep into the monster world. But her job turns deadly when the careful balance between human and monsters starts to crumble -- with Zoe right in the middle.
Publish date: May 28th 2013
Pages no: 350
Edition language: English
Series: The Shambling Guides (#1)
I loved it. Fun times for a smart girl who just wants an editing job and ends up working for the monsters doing things she would have never believed. She was educated in the school of hard knocks at her last job and is not going to be fooled again. She faces some paranormal super evilness and lives ...
I don't normally read zombie books. Ever. Just like I don't read horror; nothing good comes of that. However, when I heard about this book in the comments on someone's blog, I simply had to try it. The idea of a travel guide for supernatural beings was just too good to pass up. And it was everythi...
Thanks to the audiobook that was available last year through iTunes, I was able to check out this pseudo-debut novel from Mur Lafferty. Pseudo in the sense that she already has more than a couple self-published titles to her credit, but this is her first book to come out through a major publisher. W...
More like 3.5 stars. I enjoyed this one a lot. Fun and creative world-building, and a nice new spin on some of the old paranormal and supernatural tropes.I would have given this four stars outright if not for the very unnecessary bondage club scene, including some semi-non-consentual sexytimes betw...