Review: “The Great American Whatever” by Tim Federle

Warning: this review contains spoilers. To read them, highlight the black bars, read at your own risk, and enjoy 🙂

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To finish off LGBT Pride Month (belatedly) and celebrate American Independence Day, why not we review an LGBT young adult novel that’s recent (and is technically about American story/cinema), and what Kirkus Reviews called, “A Holden Caulfield for a new generation.” Really?

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Anthology Review: “The Creepypasta Collection” edited by MrCreepyPasta

          Creepypastas are often what many think of when it comes to today’s Internet culture, especially during Halloween time. For those (like two or three of you) who have no idea what a creepypasta is, it’s an Internet urban legend that has been passed through message boards or shared online as stories. They range from photographs with a mysterious backstory, others with detailed lore that continue to be rewritten to this day.

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Review: “HEX” by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Allow me to celebrate October with everyone by reviewing a horror story that caught my attention a while ago. The author is a Dutch writer named Thomas Olde Heuvelt, who wrote “HEX” under a different title and changed the setting in order to translate better for us American bookworms. Hell, he even actually tweaked the ending to it. Having never read the Dutch version, I unfortunately can’t give you any comparisons to the original text. But does that leave much of an impact on someone who randomly reads it?

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