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The Devouring - Simon Holt
The Devouring
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3.75 70
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780316027120 (031602712X)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: The Devouring (#1)
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Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it
4.0 Excellent teen horror
I actually think this might be better than most of the old Point Horror I read as a teen. Sure Reggie/Regina is a little too perfect, but characterisation is often one of the things missing in books for younger people. She's a cross between Cinderella in the fairy tale and Nancy from A Nightmare on ...
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
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 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...
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