plynke, August 31, 2012 (view all comments by plynke)
American Gods took me on the road trip I could only dream of as a child. Neil Gaiman takes you on an adventure through the back streets of America. You travel to Chicago to meet Czernobog, drink apple cider with Wisakadjak, and fly on the back of a Thunderbird. It's an amazing story and I recommend it to everyone.
ToniaW, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by ToniaW)
One of my favorite books! Neil Gaiman has a way of making the fantastical seem logical. Of course the dead can come back! Of course Gods work in blue collar jobs! It's funny, thought provoking and I've recommended it to everyone from the older ladies in my office to my "I only like courtroom dramas" husband.
by Library Journal,
"The book has wit but is too busy and not very engaging and includes some graphic language, sex, and disturbing events."
by Tim Powers, author of Declare,
"A magical modern Adventures of Huckleberry Finn — this book will astonish you on ever page."
by Harper Collins,
Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident.
Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a strange man in the seat next to him introduces himself. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible.
He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever he the same...
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