A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison
Narrator: Marguerite Gavin
Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
Date Read: February 2015
The evil night things that prowl Cincinnati despise witch and bounty hunter Rachel Morgan. Her new reputation for the dark arts is turning human and undead heads alike with the intent to possess, bed, and kill her -- not necessarily in that order.
Now a mortal lover who abandoned Rachel has returned, haunted by his secret past. And there are those who covet what Nick possesses -- savage beasts willing to destroy the Hollows and everyone in it if necessary.
Forced to keep a low profile or eternally suffer the wrath of a vengeful demon, Rachel must nevertheless act quickly. For the pack is gathering for the first time in millennia to ravage and to rule. And suddenly more than Rachel's soul is at stake.
Publisher: HarperCollins, Tantor
Series: The Hallows #4
Also by this author: Dead Witch Walking, The Good, The Bad, and The Undead, Every Witch Way but Dead, Sideswiped, The Drafter br> br>
Also in this series: Dead Witch Walking, The Good, The Bad, and The Undead, Every Witch Way but Dead
NOTE: These “reviews” are as simple as it gets (and mostly for tracking purposes)! They will have a rating, first thought, narrator thought (quick), and will officially be filed 🙂
Read/Listened for Fun (Library/Audible)
Overall Rating: 3.75
Story Rating: 3.50
Character Rating: 4.00
Audio Rating: 4.50 (Not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished:A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison won’t go down as one of my favorites in the series mostly because of Nick!
1: Have never been a fan of Nick (though I honestly don’t want her with Kist either) and so I am hoping the end marked their relationship from this point forward.
2: I still love the troubled threesome but the foreshadowing is making me pre-sad!
3: Big Jenks = Awesome!
4: Hoping this is a turn for Ivy and she will be more open!
5: No Trent so I felt like the overall story didn’t move forward.
6: Need more Ceri–she is super interesting.
7: Less Kisten (and he wasn’t even in this one much)
Narrated By Marguerite Gavin / Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
She really nails all of these characters. I am just a fan of Marguerite’s narration. Awesome is just awesome 🙂
Part of my Read It, Rate It, File It, DONE! Reviews
My Status Updates:
20%: #Listening Yeah Jenks is back in the mix!
51%: I am reading and listening. The library had the book so I can switch up Yeah!
56%: Listening while working today: I HATE NICK! Seriously I doubt he dies (cause really I wouldn’t miss him so that means he lives) but the Ray Ray thing is going to make me fall into the world with some duct tape :)”
60%: Listening is that really about to happen? OMG really Ivy/Rachel–this is a really intense scene!
“If you do it once, it’s a mistake. If you do it twice, it’s not a mistake anymore.”
He grinned. “That’s because pixies are ever-after. We’re magic, baby. Just ask Matalina.”
“Damn it all to Disneyland! Where’s crap for brains?”
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