Saturday, May 25, 2013
Book Review: What's a Ghoul to Do?
Book 1 in the Ghost Hunter Mystery series
AUTHOR: Victoria Laurie
GENRE: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, mystery
PREMISE: MJ and her friend Gilley run a ghost busting business. She comes across her trickiest case yet when a handsome doctor needs her to clear his place out.
MY REVIEW: Like most Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romances, there's not much I can say about this one. It is what it is.
I got some LOLs out of it and enjoyed the fun of it but it's not really what I would call a must read. I will say Gilley was a horrible gay stereotype. He was funny, sure, and kudos author for having diversity. I did enjoy the banter between him and MJ and did get the sense they were friends. But he was a worse stereotype then Kurt from Glee. Which is sort of bad. Still going to tag this under the LGBT tag because there are gay characters at least. But just know, the inclusion isn't terribly ground-breaking.
So it's got its problems, but overall this is a fun series. You could do a lot worse. If you're in the mood for a fun new series to look for now that Sookie Stackhouse is over (gosh, I'm going to miss Sookie), I say this one could interest you.
WHO SHOULD READ: Paranormal Romance fans, fans of Laurie's other series, fans of the Mediator series
MY RATING: Three and a half out of Five sassy ghost mediators