Asylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-novel perfect for fans of the New York Times bestseller Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.For sixteen-year-old Dan Crawford, New Hampshire College Prep is more than a summer program—it's a lifeline. An outcast at his high school, Dan is excited to... show more
Asylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-novel perfect for fans of the New York Times bestseller Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.For sixteen-year-old Dan Crawford, New Hampshire College Prep is more than a summer program—it's a lifeline. An outcast at his high school, Dan is excited to finally make some friends in his last summer before college. But when he arrives at the program, Dan learns that his dorm for the summer used to be a sanatorium, more commonly known as an asylum. And not just any asylum—a last resort for the criminally insane.As Dan and his new friends, Abby and Jordan, explore the hidden recesses of their creepy summer home, they soon discover it's no coincidence that the three of them ended up here. Because the asylum holds the key to a terrifying past. And there are some secrets that refuse to stay buried.Featuring found photos of unsettling history and real abandoned asylums and filled with chilling mystery and page-turning suspense, Madeleine Roux's teen debut, Asylum, is a horror story that treads the line between genius and insanity.
Publish date: August 20th 2013
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
Series: Asylum (#1)
So once again my librarian has recommend a read. I have to say this was a pretty darn good book even though at times I was questioning the way characters would act. The background within this school for College Prep is awesome. Turning an asylum into a place of learning just screams ghosts will be h...
I'd been seeing this book series popping up here and there for a while now. I love the cover, which is what kept drawing me back to it while book browsing. What finally caused me to purchase it however, was that it was recommended to people who enjoyed the Miss Perigrine series, which is one of my...
About this author Author of Allison Hewitt Is Trapped, Sadie Walker Is Stranded and the upcoming ASYLUM.MADELEINE ROUX received her BA in Creative Writing and Acting from Beloit College in 2008. In the spring of 2009, Madeleine completed an Honors Term at Beloit College, proposing, writing and pre...
I enjoyed this quite a bit, but it is the type of thing that you have to really, really mess up for me not to enjoy, honestly, so take that with a grain of salt, perhaps. I love scary stuff. I love creepy old asylums and weird connections to dead people and eerie papers. I love suggestions that th...
“Sometimes, Dan, friends have to take a stand and say:Hey, idiot, we’re here for you no matter what. We’re notgoing to disappear when you get grumpy or angry, we’re inthis for the long haul. We’re in this for each other.” The characters in this book were likable, although I did not personally relate...