June 15, 2020 by jacklovelace
Collins doesn’t take her foot off the petal
I was real curious about this prequel. Collins along with Rowling actually wrote the
best of all the “juvenile” series books.
This one does not disappoint. The early hunger games are fascinating and we get …
The action bristles
Good and gritty. The action bristles and there are a lot of bad dudes in this story.
Had me from beginning to end. It would have been interesting to actually see the
sheriff function as a sheriff to lend some credibility but the storytelling and writi…
Best when he shares adventures
The strength of this book is in his adventure. The people he meets, the trained eye
he brings to situations he encounters. There are stretches that are really wonderful.
The book lags when it ventures into too much of his views and opinions and som…
Decker, North Dakota, work but only so far
Decker is an interesting character. North Dakota is a fun locale for this suspense
I do find my patience growing thinner for the endless interviews that make little s…
It just doesn’t cut it
I thought Lupica might get the boot after the last lame effort. This one is no better.
Given that Sunny is the weakest of Parker’s characters, he still brought wit and
punch and story muscle to her books. Lupica offers a tired storyline that is flat an…