Book Report: Volume 12

I just finished reading the latest installment of the Spellman saga: Revenge of the Spellmans.

I can think of no better way to describe this series (The Spellman Files, followed by Curse of the Spellmans) than the way one reviewer has already put it: Harriet the Spy for grown-ups.

Or at least thirty-somethings who aren't quite ready to be grown-ups.

Or who want to be grown-ups on their own terms, which in this case includes case reports with lots of footnotes and not so much a room full of playpen balls.

Anyhow, it's hi-larious and highly recommended. I'm already anticipating the next one, which — given the tendency for the titles to sound like installments in a horror movie series — would have to be Bride of the Spellmans. And after that, Son of the Spellmans. And then The Spellmans Meet the Wolfman.

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