Review by Bianka Walter -- Demon Freaks

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Bianka Walter
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Re: Review by Bianka Walter -- Demon Freaks

Post by Bianka Walter » 12 Apr 2018, 08:30

Libs_Books wrote:
12 Apr 2018, 05:36
That's an interesting take on the book - and a really good piece of analysis, thank you. I've read a sample and at least one other review but your point about character development (lack of) really stands out. I like humorous skits on genre books, but it's not great when plot or character development takes a back seat.
Yes exactly. With a more focused approach - this could be a real winner. Thanks so much for your comment!
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Post by kfwilson6 » 20 Apr 2018, 14:25

After reading the sample of this book my biggest hang-up about finishing it were the characters. I was afraid they would come off as a little too juvenile. The odd mix of humor and horror makes me think of the Scary Movie series. That kind of "humor" isn't really for me. I'm still on the fence about this one so will probably end up passing on it for something I feel more compelled to read. Excellent analysis though!

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Bianka Walter
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Post by Bianka Walter » 21 Apr 2018, 03:56

kfwilson6 wrote:
20 Apr 2018, 14:25
After reading the sample of this book my biggest hang-up about finishing it were the characters. I was afraid they would come off as a little too juvenile. The odd mix of humor and horror makes me think of the Scary Movie series. That kind of "humor" isn't really for me. I'm still on the fence about this one so will probably end up passing on it for something I feel more compelled to read. Excellent analysis though!
I definitely think this type of slapstick humour is for a certain type of person. I’m also not a huge fan, but as a book to be read between the more serious, it’s a nice reprieve 😊
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