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The Shambling Guide to New York City - Community Reviews back

by Mur Lafferty
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No More Booklikes, BYE
No More Booklikes, BYE rated it 7 years ago
No More Booklikes, BYE
No More Booklikes, BYE rated it 7 years ago
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 ...
Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it 7 years ago
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...
piratequeen
piratequeen rated it 8 years ago
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...
Momma182's Reviews
Momma182's Reviews rated it 8 years ago
I received this book for free through GoodRead's FirstReads. I absolutely adored the first 95% of this well written book. The whole world of Coterie and that they are living among the humans of New York is brilliant. The duel purpose of Public Works is so believable. But the final few chapters with ...
Reflections
Reflections rated it 8 years ago
One of the best things about this urban fantasy is that Zoe, the main character, isn’t paranormal herself. She doesn’t even know that “monsters” really exist until she’s hired by a vampire to edit a series of city guides aimed at the zombies, death goddesses, water sprites, and other supernaturals w...
Goat Heads and Sand Burrs, P. Kirby's Reading Blog
Mildly disappointing because I expected to love this, especially based on the first few pages. The following are my immediate thoughts, which may or may not, get expanded into a coherent review.Basic premise: Zoe Norris, having lost her previous editing job because she dated the boss, who, unbeknown...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it 8 years ago
Did you know that ravens are the best bankers for those coming to NY city and would give you the best exchange rate? Did you know that MOMA is the best place to stay for visiting dragons?All of this and a lot of other useful information you can probably find in the book our heroine Zoe had been hire...
sheile
sheile rated it 52 years ago
Very fun.
gryphyn
gryphyn rated it 52 years ago
Very fun.
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