Tour’s Books Blog

April 11, 2011

Book Review: Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey

In the Urban Fantasy genre, Sandman Slim was one of the most hyped UF/fantasy debuts of 2010.  Author reviews are worthless, but when William Gibson and Charlaine Harris agree and the professional reviews are kind, it was worth a try.  Unfortunately, like most hyped books, this one doesn’t live up to its press, though it was a quick, fun read.

  • Title: Sandman Slim
  • Author:  Richard Kadrey
  • Type:  Paranormal UF
  • Genre:  Revenge tale of a live human returned from Hell
  • Sub-genre:  Magic and death is alive and well in LA
  • My Grade: C  (3.0*)
  • Rating:  NC-17
  • Length and price:  Plus novel – about 100,000+ $7.99 with discounts available
  • Where Available:  Available at most bookstores
  • FTC Disclosure:  purchased from online bookstore (more…)

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