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The Hum and the Shiver

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7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Musical Mayhem

The Hum and The Shiver by Alex Bledsoe This book features an insular clan of slightly askew folks whose talents for music dominate their lives. A mysterious clan that chooses to avoid society at large and has secrets that are never to be told. Bronwyn Hyatt is a likeabl...
The Hum and The Shiver by Alex Bledsoe This book features an insular clan of slightly askew folks whose talents for music dominate their lives. A mysterious clan that chooses to avoid society at large and has secrets that are never to be told. Bronwyn Hyatt is a likeable rebel in this book. She tried to escape her fate and her family. Her unwillingness to accept authority resonated with me and I'm sure with many others. Her personal habits are meant to shock and yet if you flipped her gender her behavior would be lauded by many men. The premise of the book is very thought provoking. This review is difficult because some of the more interesting factors would definitely be spoilers. If you enjoy Thomas Tryon and some of Stephen King's less flamboyant books, you will enjoy this music prone mystery. I highly recommend it.

posted by ibpurpledragon on September 23, 2011

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

All over the place

Too many subplots and too much vulgarity for no good reason. This could have been a good book, but turned out to be just ridculous.

posted by Anonymous on May 14, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2014

    Sucks

    Horrible lead character

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2013

    TrailerParkTales

    The hum is a protagonist and a collection of side characters so unpleasant as to be cartoonish. The shiver is ignorant backwoods folk with "powers". Now funny is this author giving them all GOOD teeth--definitely not the case for people like this. Strange. Just could not suspend disbelief.

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