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Today on YouTube we’re discussing Little Creeping Things by Chelsea Ichaso, a YA thriller that keeps the reader on their toes until the final revelation. Continue reading Watch “Little Creeping Things Review” on YouTube

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A Thrilling yet Frustrating Read | Review of ‘Ten’

By Cynthia Ayala

Ten by Gretchen McNeil
Balzer & Bray
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No parents, no supervisions, just ten kids along on Henry Island for a party…but the party never came. Alone with no way to contact the outside world, the teens are left only with a DVD containing a sinister message saying “Vengeance is mine.” Now the kids are dying and it’s up to Meg to put the clues back together, to find the killer who may be closer than she thinks.

Ten, published on September 18, 2012, by Balzer & Bray, is a young adult thriller by Gretchen McNeil that is a retelling of Agatha Christie‘s classic mystery/thriller And Then There Were None.
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Review: Post-Apocalyptic Thriller “Nightfall” Has a Slow Start – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Nightfall_Cover-1-326x245No one stays on the island once the sun leaves, but for Marin, Kana, and Line, they didn’t have a choice and they were forgotten […]
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‘Nightfall’s Thrilling Concept is Dulled by Uncharacteristic Writing | Review of ‘Nightfall”

By Cynthia Ayala

'Nightfall' by Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski  G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
‘Nightfall’ by Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

The sun doesn’t set for twenty-four years, and when it does, the darkness rises, bringing the nightmares and monsters of the night alongside it. No one stays on the island once the sun leaves, but for Marin, Kana and Line, they didn’t have a choice and they were forgotten. Now the trio need to not only survive the night, but make it off the island and swim south towards the desert lands. But it may be to late for them to save themselves…

Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski is a post-apocalyptic young adult thriller, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers on September 22, 2015. It follows three young teenagers as they traverse their home island Bliss, seeing it in ways they never had before. Continue reading “‘Nightfall’s Thrilling Concept is Dulled by Uncharacteristic Writing | Review of ‘Nightfall””

Weekly Reading List #16

By: Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers—or who I hope are avid readers. I hope everyone is having a much better week than I am having. I was terribly sick last week and earlier this week and I seem to be getting much better now. Other than the usual financial struggles I am facing with attending school, affording my rent and paying my bills, I seem to be in good spirits, can’t let the world weigh me down, that’s what I have to say about that. However, you aren’t hear to read about my problems, you’re here to see what I’m reading soon. So here we go! Oh and all synopsis are the courtesy of Goodreads.com.

Happy reading!
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Gripping and Incredibly Terrifying, ‘Survive the Night’ is a Must Read Thriller | Review of ‘Survive the Night’

Survive the Night by Danielle Vega Razorbill

We’re all gonna die down here. . . .Something is hunting Casey and her friends in the underground tunnels of New York City, the abandoned subways, flooded by the storm. After finding the body of her friend Julie dead and disemboweled, Casey and her friends seek an exit, a way out of the dark, away from the monster that this hunting them. How do you fight what you can’t see? How do you survive the night?

Gripping, terrifying, Survive the Night is a can’t put down thriller. Published on July 7, 2015 by Razorbill, this is the second novel by Danielle Vega who has written a horror novel that puts horror films to shame.
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