Posts that have been tagged with: "Humor"

Review

Kill the Farm Boy

Posted: July 12, 2018 by Vanessa in Books We Love Meta: Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Fantasy, Humor
Kill the Farm Boy

Take every fantasy trope, every dungeon crawl, every fairytale stereotype and put them in a bag, smash the bag with a hammer, then dump out the pieces and you get KILL THE FARM BOY. It’s a romp of a book, with clever turns of phrase, goofy characters, a quest they don’t realize they’re on, all while poking fun at every fantasy book you’ve ever read. Terry Pratchett would be proud.
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Review

Snuff

Snuff

Terry Pratchett. The man’s a living legend, and his Discworld series is one of the few works out there that proves humorous fantasy has a place in this world. At this point, reviewing his books is about as useful as giving a thumbs up to a work by John Grisham, right? So why bother with a review of his latest book, SNUFF (Amazon)?

Plenty of reasons.
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Review

Will Power

Posted: July 13, 2011 by Vanessa in Books We Like Meta: A.J. Hartley, Fantasy, Humor
Will Power

The first thing you should know about William Hawthorne (aka Will) is that he’s an actor. He’s unabashedly self-serving, considers himself more clever and charming than he is, and profoundly enjoys his creature comforts.

Unfortunately, those character traits get him into trouble more often than not.
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From Hell with Love

Posted: September 24, 2010 by Vanessa in Books that are Mediocre Tags: Humor, Simon R. Green
From Hell with Love

James Bond meets Harry Dresden–except with a much bigger family–in Simon R. Green’s newest urban fantasy mystery, FROM HELL WITH LOVE (Amazon).

Our hero, Eddie Drood, is devoted to the family cause: keeping humanity safe from the real horrors that threaten it. He’s spent his entire life saving the world from one danger after another, and the needs of the Drood family has always come first. Now he has to protect Earth from Hell itself, even at the expense of the life of the woman he loves.
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