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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Horns - TLC Blog Tour

Horns - Joe Hill (TLC Blog Tour)

Product Details

  • Pub. Date: March 2011
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Format: Paperback , 416pp
  • Sales Rank: 30,431

Synopsis

Joe Hill has been hailed as "a major player in 21st-century fantastic fiction" (Washington Post); "a new master in the field of suspense" (James Rollins); "one of the most confident and assured new voices in horror and dark fantasy to emerge in recent years (Publishers Weekly); a writer who "builds character invitingly and plants an otherworldly surprise around every corner" (New York Times).

This gifted and brilliantly imaginative author catapulted to bestsellerdom with the chilling Heart-Shaped Box and cemented his reputation with the prizewinning volume of short fiction 20th Century Ghosts. At last, the New York Times bestselling author returns with a relentless supernatural thriller that runs like Hell on wheels...

Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up the next morning with a thunderous hangover, a raging headache ... and a pair of horns growing from his temples.

At first Ig thought the horns were a hallucination, the product...

My Thoughts:

I admit I wasn't sure what I would think about this book when I choose to participate in this blog tour. I can say I am so glad I did participate.

When I started this book, I thought It would be full of gritty, heavy drama. What I was not expecting was comedy. While it was a great drama filled storyline, it had incredibly entertaining comedy pieces thrown about that just added something extra special to the book.

I loved how Joe was able to suck me right into the book immediately on page 1. It literally only took me reading that page to want to know more and the great thing is, he kept me reading. Nothing better than a story that pulls you in and doesn't let go until the very last page.

I should mention the characters a bit. I rather enjoyed all of the characters, well except for the bad ones. Then again you're not supposed to like them anyhow.

I like my reviews to be more about my reaction to a book rather than the story itself. I don't like to accidentally drop spoilers. So I will leave you with this summation I left on a comment on my Goodreads, this book is "Wickedly entertaining" and I would have no qualms recommending it to people.

Sidenote:

The first 1000 people to preorder Joe’s latest novel and then email joehill@harpercollins.com with proof of purchase will receive a specialized bookplate from Joe – he’s been signing and doodling all sorts of creations on bookplates for days now! For more information on this giveaway and the rest of Joe’s books, visit www.joehillfiction.com and follow Joe on Twitter @joe_hill.

Author's Website: Joe Hill and Joe's Twitter

Tour Post: TLC

2 comments:

heathertlc said...

I think "wickedly entertaining" is the PERFECT description of this book!

Thanks for being on the tour. I'm glad you decided to give this book a chance.

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Oh this sounds like so much fun. Is this the one where he woke up with horns? I remember your Wedn. comment and thought it sounded like so much fun. :)

Thanks! Great review and so glad you enjoyed it.