This book was fun. Did I have one too many flashbacks to my first year of university while reading it? Yes. Did it make me grateful for my own ridiculous experiences, for the friends I made, the things I learned? Hell yes.
Book: The Chronicles of Dan Lee O’Brien Author: David Jordan Pages: 252 Genre: Fantasy, Mythology, Fiction Published: 2016, Paragon Publishing Rating: ★★★1/2 These stories put Irish mythology into a modern context by following the adventures of anti-hero, Dan Lee O’Brien, a pipe smoking, trench coat wearing, bike riding magician and investigator of the supernatural. An older, more laid […]
I went into this book with little to no expectations; I’d seen a flux of artsy photos of its cover (probably in anticipation of the third book in the series being released in October) as well as some pretty jaw-dropping fan art, and I read some reviews, which were mostly mixed between love and hate for the series. After reading it, I found myself, unfortunately, on the disappointed side of things.
Let me start this review off by saying that I realize I’m not the target audience for this book – trust me, I know; I borrowed it from my library and had to venture into the junior section (semi-self-consciously) to pluck it off the shelf…