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Supernatural: Witch's Canyon

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Go Supernatural!!

Wow! Was this ever a great book. Supernatural Witch's canyon was a lot better than the first book in the series. There was way more action and the characters were right on the money. If you liked the first book you'll absolutally love this one. I'm about to start readin...
Wow! Was this ever a great book. Supernatural Witch's canyon was a lot better than the first book in the series. There was way more action and the characters were right on the money. If you liked the first book you'll absolutally love this one. I'm about to start reading Supernatural Bone Key but I sorta don't want to read it because of the reviews but so far the Supernatural series is really really good!

posted by Alison12 on February 12, 2009

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11 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

Supernatural? Sure. Winchester? Not so much.

At the time of this writing, I have not read all the way through this book. However, that said, I am put off by a few things I have read so far.

First off, I am a huge Supernatural fan, so knowing Sam and Dean just goes with my ridiculous obsession. This book see...
At the time of this writing, I have not read all the way through this book. However, that said, I am put off by a few things I have read so far.

First off, I am a huge Supernatural fan, so knowing Sam and Dean just goes with my ridiculous obsession. This book seems to take place just shortly after John Winchester's death and there is a major inconsistency with the characters. Most of the time, what Dean is saying, should sound something more like what Sam is saying.

For example, in the beginning of the book, Sam checks himself because he is being too bossy to Dean. The book states that its natural for Dean to be a follower and not a leader, whereas, Sam, being more independent makes more sense to be a leader. I couldn't disagree more strongly. The whole "who's in charge here?" debate was ended with this line, "Driver picks the music, shotgun shuts his cakehole." That was early on in season one.

The second, Dean, in the book is a whiner. And not funny. The humor in this book, while close, is overthought and over explained. Sam is also a bit of a smart ass, and not really in a great way. In fact, he sounds more like Dean than Dean does.

The flow of the book is a bit choppy. The boys stumble on things that should leave them scratching their heads, but instead, they seem to figure out what is going on instantaneously.

Thirdly, there is still plenty of reference to the "college boy" name that Dean called Sam a few times in season one. In the contexts its used, and the number of times I have actually read it so far, its extremely over used and wasn't really something that Dean called Sam in season two. The "college boy" quip was supposed to be funny while we were learning who the boys were in season one. Its not funny anymore being employed in this book and honestly, I am a little bit sick of reading it everytime Sam stumbles upon new information in the story.

The writing is ok. I dont really call this a waste of money, but its not for die hard, eat sleep bleed Winchester fans, looking for a Supernatural fix while working a long shift at night.

I dont regret buying it, and will probably buy all the others as well, just to support my Supernatural addiction. So if anything, we are enablers.

posted by lawdispatcher on August 14, 2009

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  • Posted August 14, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    Supernatural? Sure. Winchester? Not so much.

    At the time of this writing, I have not read all the way through this book. However, that said, I am put off by a few things I have read so far.

    First off, I am a huge Supernatural fan, so knowing Sam and Dean just goes with my ridiculous obsession. This book seems to take place just shortly after John Winchester's death and there is a major inconsistency with the characters. Most of the time, what Dean is saying, should sound something more like what Sam is saying.

    For example, in the beginning of the book, Sam checks himself because he is being too bossy to Dean. The book states that its natural for Dean to be a follower and not a leader, whereas, Sam, being more independent makes more sense to be a leader. I couldn't disagree more strongly. The whole "who's in charge here?" debate was ended with this line, "Driver picks the music, shotgun shuts his cakehole." That was early on in season one.

    The second, Dean, in the book is a whiner. And not funny. The humor in this book, while close, is overthought and over explained. Sam is also a bit of a smart ass, and not really in a great way. In fact, he sounds more like Dean than Dean does.

    The flow of the book is a bit choppy. The boys stumble on things that should leave them scratching their heads, but instead, they seem to figure out what is going on instantaneously.

    Thirdly, there is still plenty of reference to the "college boy" name that Dean called Sam a few times in season one. In the contexts its used, and the number of times I have actually read it so far, its extremely over used and wasn't really something that Dean called Sam in season two. The "college boy" quip was supposed to be funny while we were learning who the boys were in season one. Its not funny anymore being employed in this book and honestly, I am a little bit sick of reading it everytime Sam stumbles upon new information in the story.

    The writing is ok. I dont really call this a waste of money, but its not for die hard, eat sleep bleed Winchester fans, looking for a Supernatural fix while working a long shift at night.

    I dont regret buying it, and will probably buy all the others as well, just to support my Supernatural addiction. So if anything, we are enablers.

    11 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2012

    Very different from the show

    All the supernatural books seem totally diffetent from the show. The story s way more complex and hard ti follow, its not as funny, and cas isnt in any of them

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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