Title: Hounded (Iron Druid Chronicles #1)
Length: 8 hours and 11 minutes
Unfortunately, a very angry Celtic god wants that sword, and he’s hounded Atticus for centuries. Now the determined deity has tracked him down, and Atticus will need all his power - plus the help of a seductive goddess of death, his vampire and werewolf team of attorneys, a sexy bartender possessed by a Hindu witch, and some good old-fashioned luck of the Irish - to kick some Celtic arse and deliver himself from evil.
"There are many perks to living for twenty-one centuries, and foremost among them is bearing witness to the rare birth of genius."
In a Sentence
My Thoughts (or Five Reasons Why You Should Read Hounded)
Reason Number One You Should Read (or listen to) This Book: Oberon. I can't actually think of another animal character in any book I've ever read that made me laugh as much as he did. Oberon is a giant Irish Wolfhound who's obsessed with French poodles and Italian sausage. Thanks to a little bit of Druid magic, he's able to communicate mentally with the protagonist of the book, Atticus. His commentary on everything from women to history to citrus air fresheners had me literally laughing out loud off and on throughout the entire book. Oberon has quickly found himself a special place in my heart.
Reason Number Two: If you're anything like me, and you geek out over obscure references...whether they be from history, literature, or pop culture, then this book is definitely one for you. It is FULL of references...from historical figures like Galileo and Genghis Khan to modern day allusions (Battlestar Galactica, Monty Python, and Field of Dreams, just to name a few).