My Greatest Good Friend’s Exorcism By Grady Hendrix

This was a wonderful tale about friendship and staying linked through all of it, even involving demon possession. His horror themed speculative fiction can be fairly good.

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The nasty rich children made me understand why I’m glad I’m not in highschool anymore. I mean, it is genius stage storytelling in my opinion. Sure, my 12 12 months old is not going to feel it like my husband and I do, however he relates as a kid–kids don’t change. All the characters in this book had been properly developed and easy to narrate to for anyone who remembers what it’s wish to be a pre-teen/teenager. i’d meant to only learn horror books for october, despite the temptation of a number of non-horror books side-eyeing me wantonly from the stacks. and yet i really feel like i’ve already inadvertently failed on this objective by reading this one, as a end result of i wouldn’t actually classify it as “horror.” unless you’re extraordinarily spooked out by teengirl squabbles. which might be a legit phobia with a flowery name, however i don’t know what it’s.

And that’s what I’ll finest keep in mind in regards to the e-book – it’s a story a couple of sturdy friendship, and how its bonds are examined by all kinds of outdoor elements during sure years. I never felt any sort of connection to Abby or Gretchen.

It could be accurate to say I had pretty excessive expectations for this e-book. The novel’s description is a bit sparse, however owing from my experience with Horrorstör, I figured we could be getting one other story mixed with humor and horror. In this, I felt like I was somewhat off the mark. In the top, I didn’t actually find it to be all that humorous—darkly or otherwise—but it was undoubtedly horrific.

When I first noticed this e-book, I knew that I must read it. Demonic possession with heavy dose of 80’s references had been sufficient to really grab the attention of this old girl. Unfortunately, regardless of the fantastic premise I discovered the book quite underwhelming.

The 80’s references were plentiful and enjoyable with out going overboard, even though most of them in all probability went over my head. Abby’s devotion to her best good friend was also touching, the finest way she by no means gave up on Gretchen regardless of the terrible issues that happened. From the chapter titles that are all 80s song titles, to the pages rife with pop culture references from the Eighties, this e-book is a superb tribute to all that made that era so memorable.