Book review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

5/5 stars. Audible version, narrated by Neil Gaiman. UPDATE: I forgot to mention (this is the disadvantage of reviewing books weeks after the fact) that each chapter is introduced with a bit of Camille Saint-SaĆ«ns’s Dance Macabre, which is a wonderful piece of music and really helps set the tone of the story. It took…

In defense of the Twilight saga (a confession)

When I first read the Twilight books by Stephenie Meyer, somewhere in my late 20s, I loved them. And I have been ashamed of it ever since. It seems that the books are unanimously hated by anyone with any taste and/or brains above the age of 15. The only thing worse than liking Twilight would…