YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY, United States | Member Since 2006
I really liked the story, although you REALLY have to suspend disbelief. The one drawback is that it doesn't end. You need to read the next book to tie up lots of very loose ends. I don't think this has to discourage you, just be warned.
As with any collection os short stories, some are good and some not. Actually more "not."
This seemed to me to be a defense of his decision as to the display at the Hayden Planetarium. I wanted more science and less of Neil's self.
It's nice to have a series that doesn't disappoint and here is one. This, I think, is book five (or maybe four) but so far it hasn't let me down. Great characters with interesting interactions. Start with book one and you'll enjoy seeing the protagonists grow.
Sometimes it's just the wrong moment. This should have been good and it's gotten good reviews. But it didn't grab me. I might give it another try at another moment.
Don't go into this expecting James Arness lumbering through the arctic. Very different and quite enjoyable.
When I started this book I loved it but it soon wore thin. I think my title says it all.
I found this book slow - maybe it improves since I only got through about 2 hours. Also, as many other reviewers state the narrator isn't wonderful. Her style is stilted. I felt I was being instructed rather than being read to.
It just tooooo kitchy for me. In the first scene our heroine has been turned into something gross and her cookie-baking friend is trying to reverse the spell while baking cookies, which the "thing" devours. Hmmm - not my taste (pardon the pun - or don't).
This might be a great book, but I wasn't in the mood for it. Ever been that way?
...but there's always an exception. This woman sounded (as she carefully enunciated every word) like she was reading to a child not like she was telling a tale. I don't know about the story because I pitched the book early because of the narration.
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