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The Devouring - Simon Holt
The Devouring
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"When dark creeps in and eats the light,Bury your fears on Sorry Night.For in the winter's blackest hours,Comes the feasting of the Vours, No one can see it, the life they stole,Your body's here but not your soul..."THE VOURS: Evil, demonic beings that inhabit human bodies on Sorry Night, the... show more
"When dark creeps in and eats the light,Bury your fears on Sorry Night.For in the winter's blackest hours,Comes the feasting of the Vours, No one can see it, the life they stole,Your body's here but not your soul..."THE VOURS: Evil, demonic beings that inhabit human bodies on Sorry Night, the darkest hours of the winter solstice. When Reggie reads about the Vours in a mysterious old journal, she assumes they are just the musings of an anonymous lunatic. But when her little brother, Henry, begins to act strangely, it's clear that these creatures exist beyond a madwoman's imagination, and Reggie finds out what happens when fears come to life.To save the people she loves, Reggie must learn to survive in a world of nightmares. Can she devour her own fears before they devour her?The Devouring is an engrossing tale of terror that will have you wondering: what if your worst fears became your living nightmare?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316035736 (0316035734)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 231
Edition language: English
Series: The Devouring (#1)
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Reading With Cass
Reading With Cass rated it
3.0 The Devouring
Ok so although I do agree that this book was creepy in places, I don't think it was written all that well. I felt like things were too obvious and that the writing style was a little childish. I found myself wishing that the book would just end because it wasn't really holding my attention. I gave i...
Always in Wonderland
Always in Wonderland rated it
4.0
The devouring was a such a good surprise! +:-The Devouring has such an interesting and exciting plot. At some points it felt like I was watching a movie instead of a book and I must say that I quite liked that. I haven't read a lot of ya horror books so far but I'm sure that I will now that I've r...
Ireland
Ireland rated it
I will admit there were parts in this book where I was like Wha?!? What that stands out is the eating of the big hairy spider. I do not have a super weak stomach but it kind of grossed me out.Overall the writing was well done and it ended with me having a mild curiosity about what is to come next. I...
Bookish Thoughts
Bookish Thoughts rated it
5.0 The Devouring
There is nothing like a great horror story and this book deliviers! Unlike other supposed "horror" stories the horror aspect isn't a simple side plot it is front an dcenter through this action packed book. It gave me the creeps and when Reggie fet fear I did too. If horror is your thing and you want...
Becca @ Nawanda Files
Becca @ Nawanda Files rated it
5.0
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