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MARY: The Summoning - Hillary Monahan
MARY: The Summoning
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There is a right way and a wrong way to summon her. Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them--Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna--must link hands, follow the rules . . . and never let go. A thrilling fear... show more
There is a right way and a wrong way to summon her.

Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them--Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna--must link hands, follow the rules . . . and never let go.

A thrilling fear spins around the room the first time Jess calls her name: "Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary. BLOODY MARY." A ripple of terror follows when a shadowy silhouette emerges through the fog, a specter trapped behind the mirror.

Once is not enough, though--at least not for Jess. Mary is called again. And again. But when their summoning circle is broken, Bloody Mary slips through the glass with a taste for revenge on her lips. As the girls struggle to escape Mary's wrath, loyalties are questioned, friendships are torn apart, and lives are forever altered.

A haunting trail of clues leads Shauna on a desperate search to uncover the legacy of Mary Worth. What she finds will change everything, but will it be enough to stop Mary--and Jess--before it's too late?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781423185192 (1423185196)
ASIN: 1423185196
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Bloody Mary (#1)
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Sci-Fi & Scary
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4.0 Mary: The Summoning Review
Source: Library Mary: The Summoning does the Bloody Mary legend good. Hillary Monahan moves the story along with a purpose, and by the time you’re done with the first book, you need the second one on-hand immediately. (I’ve already reserved the second book at the library.) We do get a complete sto...
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Grimlock ♥ Prince Robot IV rated it
3.0 Not sure how I feel about this...
Some of the aspects, like the building up of suspense and plot, were truly well done. I had a hard time coping with the narrator's best friend, though. It was a good idea to use Shauna as a narrator for a couple reasons. One being that the plot would have been far different if she'd narrated, ...
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
Unfortunately it fails to be a scary book. Sure, Mary is constantly there, in the mirror, in any glass, in the bathroom, but although I know she is, and the girls know they are hunted by her, it is not scary. The writing was off. I never felt thrilled nor a bit of excitement with Mary on the picture...
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it
5.0 MARY: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan
There is a right way and a wrong way to summon Bloody Mary. And Jess knows how to do it. She's done her research and convinced her friends to do it along with her.Shauna is excited at first about the chance they may actually see Bloody Mary. But when it actually happens, it's pretty scary and is eno...
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