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Tag: Horror

Imaginary Friend, Stephen Chbosky

I believe that horror can be an incredible tool for social commentary. I’ve read horror novels that have made me question what humans are capable of, or made me ask myself what I thought about other-ness, or how perception can totally change your life. But I have absolutely no idea what I was supposed to get from Chbosky after Imaginary Friend.

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Wilder Girls, Rory Power

Alright. Here’s the thing. I love it when people praise a book. When they talk about it’s ground breaking and unique. I love books and want them to be good. But I’m going to have to start ignoring hype. Because Rory Power was supposed to rock my world with Wilder Girls but I was so underwhelmed.

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The Cabin at the End of the World, Tremblay

I read A Head Full of Ghosts by Tremblay in college for a mystery-horror project and just absolutely loved it. The writing was super impressive and the story was so good. And the fact that he was able to wrap it all up in social commentary was superb. So when I saw Tremblay’s recently released Cabin, and I saw Stephen King said it was Tremblay’s best work, I knew I needed to read it ASAP.

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