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Storm Front by Jim Butcher
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May 09, 07

Recommended for: Fans of urban fantasy
Read in May, 2007

My first experience with The Dresden Files was through the television show on the Sci-Fi network. I really enjoyed the first season and thought I ought to at least read the books, since I got to meet Jim Butcher at a conference last month.

I was surprised honestly at just how different the book was from the series. Obviously, there will be changes, because there always are, but I was still surprised. I found the first-person narrative somewhat distracting (as I often do) and at times felt like the plot wandered in odd directions. I was able to see the plot twist coming for awhile, but Butcher handled it well. Overall, this was a good first book effort, and I'm going to eventually read the others in the series after giving myself a break from the urban fantasy (which isn't my favorite).
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message 1: by Alicia (new) - added it

Alicia What?! There's a Dresden Files television show?

I just looked it up, and it's available free on Amazon Instant Video for Amazon Prime members. Woop woop! Thanks for the tip.


Ian Thomas You're welcome!


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