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Young Elites Giveaway!

The Young Elites book cover

The Young Elites, a new novel by Legend author Marie Lu, is coming out on October 7 this year. Be one of the first to get a hold of this new book and an exclusive piece of merchandise by joining our giveaway! :D

Giveaway has been extended by to September 30! This is your last chance to send an entry! :D

The giveaway is over! The lucky winner will be selected and contacted today. :D Thanks for participating, everyone!

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The Girl From the Well: Possibly the Only Horror Book I WANT to Pick Up

The Girl from the Well book coverMaybe I’m biased because I’m acquainted with the author and have been a fan of her various creative work for some time now, but I don’t think The Girl from the Well is something any self-respecting book reader should ignore.

The blurb:

A dead girl walks the streets. She hunts murderers. Child killers, much like the man who threw her body down a well three hundred years ago.

And when a strange boy bearing stranger tattoos moves into the neighborhood so, she discovers, does something else. And soon both will be drawn into the world of eerie doll rituals and dark Shinto exorcisms that will take them from American suburbia to the remote valleys and shrines of Aomori, Japan.

Because the boy has a terrifying secret – one that would just kill to get out.

I’ve read the excerpt and seen the trailer, and now I’m itching for more. I’ve never fully gotten into the horror genre because I’ve always been a wuss a little jumpy, but I’ve always delighted in the creepy and folkloric, and this book definitely fits the bill.

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Ransom Riggs Book Signing – Manila

El’s Note: Khryss is Fangirlisms’ newest contributing writer, and this is her first post. Welcome to the insanity blog, Khryss! :D

I went to a book signing National Bookstore hosted for Tahereh Mafi, Ransom Riggs, and Veronica Rossi last April 26, at the Glorietta Activity Center.

Tahereh Mafi, Ransom Riggs, Veronica Rossi Manila book signing poster

The book signing was scheduled for 2 PM, and the registration scheduled at 10 AM. I arrived at Glorietta at about 10:15 AM, but the line was already longer than I expected. I actually had to wait for an hour and a half to get registered.

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