Book Review #1: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

Welcome to Night Vale book cover
Welcome to Night Vale book cover (source:

This review is for the audiobook version of Welcome to Night Vale, read by Cecil Baldwin.

Title: Welcome to Night Vale – A Novel
Written by: Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
Published by: Harper Perennial
Year: 2015

A man in a tan jacket carrying a deer-skin suitcase leaves pieces of paper accross Night Vale. Written is only this: “King City.” One you have the paper in your hand, you can’t  let go of it, no matter what you do. Most citizens of Night Vale are used to unexplainable things such as this happening. It is a fun phenomenon in the desert city were mountains don’t exist and the most dangerous thing is a librarian. When the man in the tan jacket leaves a piece of paper with the city’s pawn shop owner, her life is changed forever. Unable to continue with her job, she starts the investigation into “King City” and the Man in the Tan Jacket.

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