Review: Slender Man by Anonymous
4 Stars , Reviews / October 31, 2018

OK, this is one seriously addictive and creepy read, and is a perfect pick for Halloween (or any other time of year if you are in the mood). The atmosphere is fantastic, and I love the epistolary style its told in. Fragments of journal entries, text messages, reddit posts, police interviews and recordings are used to lead the reader through a suspenseful mystery. It also makes for a much quicker read, which can be a positive thing when you are anxious to find out what is going on. The protagonist Matt is our main character and we get a good chunk of the narrative from his journal entries, but we also get information from an assortment of other sources such as text messages, news articles, as well as notes from his psychiatrist to his parents about their sessions. Matt attends a private school in Manhattan and aspires to be a writer. However, he feels incredible pressure from his dad to become a lawyer (following in both his parents’ footsteps). He has an interesting relationship with a childhood friend, Lauren, who is now a very popular girl at his school (he’s not popular in case you wondering). They don’t exactly intentionally…

Stacking the Shelves – October 27, 2018
Stacking the Shelves / October 27, 2018

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! It’s only been a week since my last Stacking the Shelves, but I had so many exciting books show up this week, I decided to do another one already.   Received for Review   First, there was a #WickedReads package from PenguinTeen! This was a fun one, full of books and chocolate!! (Is there a better combination?? I dont think so!) And look at those covers! I love them! And I may have to use a couple of the tattoos next week for Halloween! Many thanks to PenguinTeen and Razorbill!     … … And then I had two complete (and crazy exciting) surprises! Two Stranger Things books. One is a Behind the Scenes companion book, and the other is done in the style of a kids book (and is really fun). Absolutely love the packaging on the bigger one. In fact, I’m having a hard time bringing myself to unwrap it as I love the FAIR sticker so much. But I will, I know I will, because I also have to see what’s inside!!…