Rob McClellan reviewed Book logo of Fight The RoosterFight The Rooster:

@robmc · 5:06 am - July 23, 2016

I finished this book today during my lunch break, after having read it feverishly into the wee hours the last few nights. I am unexpectedly sad that it’s over. This book was, against my expectations, absolutely wonderful.

Just for posterity, I am a big fan of Nick Cole’s ( @nickcole ) writing. His insights and page-turner style are very appealing to my tastes as a reader and I have thoroughly enjoyed every one of his books that I’ve read. But, I had a hard time getting started with this book.

This is not a usual “Nick Cole” book. No robots, no gamers, no dystopian madness, no zombies. Heck, for a good 25% of the book, I don’t think any of the characters even had proper names! Instead, it was about a whole different kind of desperate madness: Hollywood.

10% in I was going to lay it down, but other reviews were coming in about how great it was, and, like I said, I’m a big Nick Cole fan, so I was willing to keep pushing through.

I’m very glad I did.…[Read more]