The Devouring

by Simon Holt

Summary

When a small town girl name Reggie finds an odd looking leather bound diary of a horrible story of creatures that take over your body, in the small gothic horror book store she works in. Everything begins to go down hill, when the stories become reality, and she is faced with her worst fears loosing what is left of her broken family. And the only person that will help her is her best friend Aaron. Now anyone Reggie know might be a soulless monster.

About the author

Simon Holt: making Chicago his home this full time novolist and amateur misican started out in small jobs like a handbagsales men and hotel night clerk while writing his horror bookshe has been writing his stories of terror since high school, which is when he spent much time in detention since he overheeted the photocopier when he wrote a horror fanzine. he has writin the next two books in this trilogy of the devouring named the Soulstice and Fearscape.

Characters:

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1) Reggie

A horror book movie addict, who is a freshman starting high school with he role not just student and student but the mother of her younger brother Henry since her mother walked out on them. She is best friends with Aaron who helps her through out the book. She is strong will and brave.


2) Aaron

Best friends with Reggie and a horror movie fanatic who loves anything or seiral killers and energy drinks. He is very skittish but when faced with a dellima he is quick to find a crafty way out of it. He is very smart but not as brave as Reggie when facing his fears.

3) Henry

Is the little brother of Reggie in the beging of the book he is very sweet and kind hearted and very attched to Reggie since their mother left her family. But after Sorry night he changes for the worst.

conflit

The conflict in the book is when Reggie finds out the demonic creatures are reall and not just a crazy woman's immaganation and the monsters are closer to her then she thinks.

passage

When dark creeps in and eats the light.bury your fears on Sorry Night. For in the winter's blackest hours comes the feasting Vours. No one can see it, the life they stole. Your body's here but not your soul...

who would enjoy this book

the type of person that would enjoy this book would be one who loves adventure horror and a good thriller. i recomend this book to who ever loves a book that keeps you on your feet ready to jump from the suspence and horror.

prefence

this is my favorite book, this book kept me turning the page. I thougt I would't like since its not my usual vampire werewolf love story but this book now has me question my fears and face them.

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