Author: Eoin Colfer

Book Review #39: The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P #1) by Eion Colfer

Book Review #39: The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P #1) by Eion Colfer

My Rating: Thumbs Up     The Reluctant Assassin by Eion Colfer was the first of several audiobooks I downloaded this summer via the SYNC Free Downloads event. I don’t listen to many audiobooks as my commute is 20 minutes each way, but this book had been on my TBR list for awhile, it was free so I figured why not! Another couple of points in the books favor…it involves time travel AND I’m a huge fan of Colfer’s books. Overall, I enjoyed the The Reluctant Assassin. The characters, especially Chevy and Riley, were engaging. I loved Chevy can-do attitude and her ability to try and see a way out of every situation. Riley reminded me of Oliver Twist and his naiveté was endearing. I wanted to take him under my wing and protect him from the book’s villain, Garrick. And that brings me to may my most favorite part of the book, the villain! Garrick made my skin crawl. Colfer and the narrator, Max Caufield, captured Garrick’s slimy magician through the text and narration as he pursues Chevy and Riley through time. I was on pins and needles during most of my drives as I wondered when he was […]

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