Glittery Vampires in Love

Twilight, by Stephanie MeyerNo, you're not experiencing deja vu (or if you are, it's unrelated). Schaeffer's Ghost has already posted a review of Twilight—and quite a good one at that. And yet, I am compelled to review the first book in the series because I have been compelled to read it by my wife (possibly as revenge for my forcing her to read The Cowboy and the Vampire, which in turn was revenge for being subjected to Jane Eyre).If you haven't read Twilight, there's a good summary … [Read more...]

Night Watch

Review of Night Watch by Sergei LukyanenkoBy ALEXIS NEALYears before emotionally stunted vampires first sparkled in idyllic mountain meadows, bloodthirsty creatures of the night stalked the streets of Moscow in search of human prey—and they are not the only ones.  To the vampires, shape shifters, and dark sorcerers of the world, humans are a commodity, a resource to be exploited by any means necessary to any end deemed desirable.  The only thing restraining these “Dark Ones” is a treaty w … [Read more...]