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TheCacklingCrow

TheCacklingCrow@bookwyrm.social

Joined 1 year, 4 months ago

I love fantasy and horror, I also read a lot of classics. I'm especially fond of dark and weird, and I appreciate humor (though I'm picky about that).

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Content warning DNF, with spoilery reasons

Grady Hendrix: How to Sell a Haunted House (2022, Penguin Publishing Group) 4 stars

When Louise finds out her parents have died, she dreads going home. She doesn’t want …

I don't know what to say about this book. I like Grady Hendrix, I like his writing, his ideas and storytelling. But this didn't really grab me. I like the creepy puppets and dolls, but I couldn't relate to the characters or understand their motives for a lot of it.

Also, it's not edited very well. A lot of repetition and quite a few continuity screwups, like opening a door twice. It makes it more surreal and Twilight Zoney, but it doesn't seem to be intentional