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Omehow seems to activate the vour to take her brother s soul for he is the most frightened in the house Reggie puts him to bed and he sits in the dark afraid out of his mind asy prey for this vil beingFrom there this story turns into a Bad Seed kind of narrative as Henry becomes increasingly not like himself He becomes cruel and violent commiting acts that are increasingly disturbing Reggie doesn t put two and two together I wouldn t classify myself as a fan of scary things I ve been afraid of the dark for as long as I can remember yes I am still afraid of the dark I do not like scary movies I happened to watch It the movie based on the novel of the same title by Steven King when I was in lementary school I don t think I slept for weeks and I still haven t been able to watch the movie again So when I grabbed a copy of the Devouring by Simon Holt and read the synopsis I have to admit I was a little scared to read itAnd it was scaryfreakysuspenseful But besides that it was a great novel Yes me scardy girl Hot-Blooded Italians enjoyed reading a horror novel I can t really compare it to any other novels of that nature but I can say that I thought the plot was wonderfully crafted The whole concept of the Vours was masterful I hope I don t run in to any of those things on Sorry Ni Reggie is a horror fan she figures reading all those scary books and watching all those scary movies is a sort of preparation for the real thing real fear But for Reggie real fear is just arachnophobia forxample something real she can name So when she stumbles upon a mysterious journal detailing the horrors of certain demonic beings called Vours that take over human bodies she dismisses it as a work of fiction But she can t deny the strange coincidence of her little brother Henry acting very strangely an Regina Halloway loves scary stories She reads them compulsively she Mlynowski Teen Thriller even works in a horror book store Sometimes she thinks she might be reading them to distract her from the truly scary things in her life like the fact that her mom ran out on them and they haven t heard from her in over a year or the fact that her father is and distantvery day Or the fact that she is singlehandedly raising her little brother HenryBut mostly Reggie just reads horror because she loves it And when she finds an old journal called The Devouring she brings it home and reads it It tells of creatures called Vours that can attack people through their fears and then inhabit their bodies They come into our world on Sorry Night the Reggie eve of the winter solsticeNaturally Reggie and her best friend Aaron can t resist summoning the Vours on Sorry Night But they aren t the ones who are possessed instead Reggie s little brother Henry starts acting stranger and stranger until Reggie realizes that he s not Henry any he s something older and darker Something terrifyingTo save her brother Reggie will have to face her deepest fearsThe writing in this book is not strong and it nearly lost me with its clunkiness in the first couple of chapters It felt a little cliche and tired and I could predictxactly what would happenBut then the horror starts and damned if this book isn t scary It s truly terrifyingly scary At one point I almost had to stop reading and take a breathSo it s not a work of great literature What it is is a top notch teen horror novel Fans of Darren Shan will Switchback eat this upA warning though this book does have a satisfyingnding it s the jumping off point of a series and is open Marrying Marcus (Virgin Brides, ended I definitly want to rea. R sanity Reggienters a living nightmare to save the people she loves Can she devour own her fears before they devour herBone chilling terrifying thrilling what are you waiting

Normally I do not dig horror booksThis is not totally true I went through a brief John Saul phase in Jr High school I don t really dig gore and being scared out of my skin but this book is very goodWhat s good about it is the main character is Belonging (Temptation, extremely brave She faces up to her fears to help save her brother She isn t some wussy girl who needs to be rescued You don t really getnough of that in books I think OH MY GOOOOOOOSH I LOVE IT This book is amazing It got me hanging in If Im Found (If I Run every word and the description was so vivid that got me terrified withvery nightmareThe vours are simply terrifying things that can get you if you get scary CaddyGirls enough They take your body and send your soul to a terrible placeThe worse part is that nobody knows that you are missing because your body is still there but not your soulI get goose bumps just thinking about itThe best scary bookverThe Plot Bloody fantastic Its was what first got my attention well the second actually the first was this amazing cover LoL and it got me hooked to it till the cliffhanging Assignment end I can t saynough of how I Philosophy of Religion enjoy its twists and totally new monsters that creeps the shadows looking for worm bodies to take over I can only imagine what twist mind would come up with such monsters It s got to be wonderfully twisted LoL The Characters Reggie is this addicted to scary stories and loves to feel the adrenaline that invades the body the minute you get scared out of your skin She is brave way too brave for her own good Her brother is the one I related the most I guess it s because you have the same unreasonable fear of clowns LoL Sorry but the person that said that they were funny have a mind twisted then mine And mine mind is way twisted believe meThe Writing Is in third person not much my taste but it s written in a way that I can still see trough Reggie syes I simply love the way that the writer describes the sounds and the fear and I could almost feel the cold bit my skin in the snow and listen to the baby s sound in the silent well you ve got the idea Describes things very well without being boringConsiderations The scary books never really got my attention and the books I ve read in the past was from Stephen king and I really like it but never give much chance for this genre of literature until The Devouring This book made me fall in love twisted and creepy love LoLJust one thing that I think is a miss so romance no kissing no noting I think it could had been of that in it I m a romantic after all LoLThis is me waiting to read the next book in the series 35 stars It was fun to read but I would have like this much if I d been at least 10 years younger I don t have a lot to say about this book to be honest Some scenes in the book are really trying to gross you out and I wonder if anything will happen with AaronIt was good No Respect enough to make me want to find out what s next YA Horror isn t in the same league with Adult Horror so I m not going to try and compare apples to carpet cleaner There s no pointThis was a really good teen horror story I wish I had been able to read it when I was younger because I m sure it would have been one of my favoritesThe breakdown of the story is that a girl and her best friend who happen to love all things scary get their hands on an old journal that they believe to be someone s idea of a joke Maybe the first draft of a novel they were writing According to this book there arevil spirits who can The Spirituality Revolution enter and take over your body one night a year if you are fr. When Reggie finds an old journal and reads about the Vours supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on theve of the winter solstice she assumes they are just the musi.

Ightened Comptia Cysa+ Cybersecurity Analyst Certification Bundle (Exam Cs0-001) enough So in the tradition of Bloody Mary they call the spirits up as a joke Except they aren t scared Unfortunately the girl s little brother is in the houseand he is terrifiedTo adults who have been weaned on Stephen King there is nothing here that they probably haven t seen a million times before But to those new to the genre Brrrrrr Nothing says creepy like a possessed kid Especially one that you loveThis is a trilogy so thending has a conclusion but you know nothing is really over for those poor kids Good stuff It s well written and I was chewing my nails Economies and Cultures even though I guessed the probable outcome I d recommend it for teens looking for a spooky read or adults looking for Horror Lite If you don t learn how to be scared you ll never really learn how to be braveWhat a fun little creepy story surprise I wasn t sure what I was getting in to I didn t read the book write up I just check the cover and a few friend reviews and I was in I love reading horror s This review can also be found on my blogBuddy read with AmyCW general scary scenes and abandonment by a parentThis is another rereadfinally finishing a series that I m taking part in And I am really glad that this book lived up to the hype I put in my brain This isn t a popular series In fact only three of my friends have read and rated this book Crazy right The Devouring follows a broken family Reggie is in high school and has to fill the role her mother had before she left the family Her father is a workaholic and she had I finished this book with an undecided feeling It was a good read and kept my interest I m not sure that Injoyed it that much A very interesting concept about creatures that take over the body of a person who is absolutely terrified on Sorry Night which is the night of the Winter Solstice I heard about this book and read some positive reviews and decided to go for it I have no regrets that I did read it but I have to say that there were things I could have liked better about this book The opening was Designing with Web Standards excellent really unnerving me I started this book right before bedtime and I had to read a little bit of a romance book before I turned off the light and went to sleep It sets the reader up to know this wouldn t be anspecially gentle horror storyWhen I asked myself what didn t uite ring true to me about this story I am Sadies Surrender (Oyster Harbor, encouraged to go and analyze it I didn t dislike the main characters Reggie was a sympathetic protagonist She s been forced to grow up too fast coercedencouraged by her father to take the role of her mother who left the family and has not returned She s only fifteen and she wants to do the normal things that a fifteen year old does but she is pretty much forced to raise her younger brother Henry who isight since her father works a demanding construction contracting job and is Structure Of The Nucleus emotionally withdrawn Going into the story you feel her longing to be normal and to not have the weight of the world on her shoulders Mixed in is some resentment towards her younger brother who has gotten clingy instead of independent This sets the stage for what will happen in this sibling relationshipReggie works in a small bookstore that caters towards the horrorgothic tastes She unpacks a box of books and finds a diary looking book in the box called The Devouring which she decides to read with her best friend Aaron on Sorry Night She and Aaronxpose themselves to their individual worst phobias and chant the mysterious poem at the beginning of the journal This Ngs of some lunatic author But soon they become a terrifying reality when she begins to suspect that her timid younger brother might be one of their victimsRisking her life and he.

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Simon Holt's writing career began with a horror fanzine in high school the publishing of which overheated the school's photocopier Undaunted by detention he's continues to pursue writing ever since Holt supported himself as a hostel night clerk and a handbag salesman before becoming a full time novelist A comic book collector and amateur musician he makes his home in Chicago