Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

Posted May 14, 2011 by Kate in Liked It, Review / 0 Comments
Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

  Welcome to the very first book review of my blog! I might experience some growing pains along the way so bare with me. All Reviews include SPOILERS! To begin, I love Charlaine Harris, she is an amazing author. In fact the hardest thing about watching the True Blood series was that I felt they messed with so many of Harris’s amazing story lines that I would get angry at the TV. Sure I have my favorites out of her 11 Sookie books, but overall I love her writing. That being said, Dead Reckoning is not my favorite of the series. It’s also not my least favorite, it falls somewhere in the middle for me. Often throughout the book I began to feel like she was putting various characters in the book just to let the reader know what they were up to and didn’t actually fit into the story line. One such example of this is the 2 pages that Alcide makes an appearance in. His being at Sookie’s house just felt forced and unnecessary. To be quite honest I felt that way about Bill to some extent in this story, although he actually played a role in the development of the story. Alcide and Bill both continue to proposition Sookie, Alcide with sex and Bill with love. But either way I personally found it more annoying that sweet. Amelia is one character’s reemergence that I felt fit. She had to arrive in order to break the blood bond […]