While my TBR pile is as tall as me I couldn't resist the small book haul I had recently. My copy of Antigoddess by Kendare Blake finally arrived along with three others:
Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney
On a quiet fall evening
in the small, peaceful town of Mill Valley, California, Dr. Miles
Bennell discovered an insidious, horrifying plot. Silently, subtly,
almost imperceptibly, alien life-forms were taking over the bodies and
minds of his neighbors, his friends, his family, the woman he loved --
the world as he knew it.
The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
The story begins with a
lonely boy named Bastian and the strange book that draws him into the
beautiful but doomed world of Fantastica. Only a human can save this
enchanted place - by giving its ruler, the Childlike Empress, a new
name. But the journey to her tower leads through lands of dragons,
giants, monsters, and magic - and once Bastian begins his quest, he may
never return. As he is drawn deeper into Fantastica, he must find the
mysteries of his own heart.
Asylum by Madeleine Roux
Asylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-novel perfect for fans of the New York Times bestseller Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
sixteen-year-old Dan Crawford, New Hampshire College Prep is more than a
summer program—it's a lifeline. An outcast at his high school, Dan is
excited to finally make some friends in his last summer before college.
But when he arrives at the program, Dan learns that his dorm for the
summer used to be a sanatorium, more commonly known as an asylum. And
not just any asylum—a last resort for the criminally insane.
Dan and his new friends, Abby and Jordan, explore the hidden recesses of
their creepy summer home, they soon discover it's no coincidence that
the three of them ended up here. Because the asylum holds the key to a
terrifying past. And there are some secrets that refuse to stay buried.
found photos of unsettling history and real abandoned asylums and
filled with chilling mystery and page-turning suspense, Madeleine Roux's
teen debut, Asylum, is a horror story that treads the line between genius and insanity.