Happy Book Birthday, Maggie Stiefvater!

Maggie Stiefvater’s ALL THE CROOKED SAINTS is out on shelves today!

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Read Ashley’s review here!

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Second Look: SLEEPY HOLLOW by Dax Varley (Audio)

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Dax Varley’s Sleepy Hollow (2014)

From Goodreads:

Katrina is still haunted by her encounter with the Headless Horseman – the night he beckoned to her. Now he has risen again, slashing heads and terrorizing the quiet countryside.

Her only joy during this dismal darkness comes when Ichabod Crane, a gorgeous young man from Connecticut, moves to Sleepy Hollow and their attraction turns to romance.

When the Horseman marks Ichabod as his next victim, Katrina, despite dangerous efforts to save him, sees no other choice than for them to flee.

But the Horseman awaits. Now it’s up to her to sever the horror and alter the Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

I have so, so many thoughts about this book.  Most of them are not that good.  Although, it may be in part because of the audio version.

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Second Look: Grady Hendrix’s MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM

Can we just take a moment to admire how awesome this cover is?

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Grady Hendrix’s My Best Friend’s Exorcism
QuirkBooks, 2016

From Goodreads:

A heartwarming story of friendship and demonic possession. The year is 1988. High school sophomores Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fourth grade. But after an evening of skinny-dipping goes disastrously wrong, Gretchen begins to act…different. She’s moody. She’s irritable. And bizarre incidents keep happening whenever she’s nearby. Abby’s investigation leads her to some startling discoveries–and by the time their story reaches its terrifying conclusion, the fate of Abby and Gretchen will be determined by a single question: Is their friendship powerful enough to beat the devil? Like an unholy hybrid of Beaches and The ExorcistMy Best Friend’s Exorcism blends teen angst, adolescent drama, unspeakable horrors, and a mix of ’80s pop songs into a pulse-pounding supernatural thriller.

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