657 days ago
I'm kind of a jackass.Obviously, I've been away for a while. I've pulled my book down to work on it -- but I should be getting back into the forums and return reads shortly.
Pretty much anything Doug Coupland wroteHouse of Leaves by Mark Z. DanielewskiA Confederacy of DuncesAnything that doesn't have vampires that are stupid enough to keep going to high school over and over again, really.
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_Now you have some space on your shelf_
“Take back Gotham”
I usually hate prologues. I didn't hate yours -- it seemed to me that it did exactly what prologues should do. You've got a great idea for a story here, and fabulous execution with impeccable dialogue. Straight to the shelf with no complaints.
See, my high-school years weren't like this. The more media I read and see on teenage years, the more I'm convinced I went to the most boring high-school ever.
My own lamentations of wasted youth aside, I found this to be a powerful, stark, and well-written story. No complaints from me, sir -- ba...
You know, I kinda dig this. Your sense of humor shines through in the book, and though I'm not usually a fan of fantasy, I found this quite readable. The only advice I have for you (and it's been given to me a bunch, as well) is to watch your use of adverbs and make sure it doesn't become *over*use....
This is an outstanding piece of work -- beautifully written, perfect description, and great suspense. I wouldn't have thought Thriller and Romance could have gone together, but you've proven me wrong. Great stuff, and on my shelf, as I have nothing to nitpick. :)
I really enjoyed this, sir. I've always dug the idea of a flawed superhero -- they all seem a bit "Abercrombie and Fitch" to me, and I always kinda wondered why the good-looking people got all the superpowers. I read the first couple of chapters, and found it amazingly entertaining and quite funny i...