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Anna Dressed in Blood
by Kendare Blake
genre: YA, horror, mystery
A surprisingly good and creepy YA book. Find out why I gave it a 3.5 out of 5 stars!
(Taken from Goodreads)
Cas Lowood, armed with his late father’s athame knife, kills ghosts. In Thunder Bay, Anna, forever 16, drips blood on her white dress from throat slit in 1958, and rips apart anyone who enters her house – except Cas. He makes new friends – high school queen Carmel, jock Will, admiring nerd Thomas and Tom’s voodoo grandpa Morfran – to fight this demon.
I picked up this book for my sister and decided to read it myself. I love creepy, haunting stories so I thought this was right up my alley. Overall, I enjoyed it but I felt like the book could have been more. I think if the book was marketed to adults instead of teenagers, this concept could have realised its full potential. Continue reading