Genre: Horror

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Feb 24
Afterlight by Rebecca Lim

Afterlight by Rebecca Lim

Reviews 4 ★★★

An eerie tale of ghosts, hauntings and gate-keepers, Afterlight is a gorgeous work of magical realism set in the sinister alleyways of Melbourne. Sophie Teague lives with her grandmother above the pub her family has always owned. Still grieving the deaths of her parents in a tragic accident, she changes schools to get away from the stares and gossip. As if all that wasn't enough, Sophie starts to see a ghost. Eve, as Sophie names this silent apparition, sends Sophie on a series of missions that end in Soph saving three lives and returning a gold ring and a shirt....

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Oct 17
The Child Eater by Rachel Pollack

The Child Eater by Rachel Pollack

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

The Child Eater is a fantastical story about two boys, born in different worlds and centuries apart, who are bound together by magic and fate, and a monstrous creature known only as The Child Eater. He has preyed on generations of children and their ghostly voices cry out for help, cry out for someone to end their curse.

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Feb 06
White Space by Ilsa J. Bick

White Space by Ilsa J. Bick

Reviews 1 ★★★

White Space combines elements of Inkheart, The Matrix and Inception into a twisted, mind-boggling read. Although it is enjoyable, I found it rather difficult to read – I was conscious of always working at reading it, rather than it sweeping me away. The protagonist, Emma, randomly blinks into different lives….

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Oct 31
The Corpse Rat King by Lee Battersby

The Corpse Rat King by Lee Battersby

Reviews 1 ★★★★

Gritty, filled with black humour and bordering on heretic, The Corpse Rat King isn’t a book for the faint hearted. It’s titular character is dead, and he looks and smells it. There’s an almost sick fascination with excrement and waste of any kind throughout. The whole book is dirty, filthy,…

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Jun 24
Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near

Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near

Reviews 4 ★★★★★

I had to stop reading this book 30 pages in to process. This is what I wrote on Goodreads: “I’m on page 32 of 432 of Fairytales for Wilde : So far: Deliciously creepy. Haunting. Clever. Witty. Impeccably imaged. Brilliant. Perfect.“ That basically sums it up, you don’t need to…

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Oct 16
Fighting to Survive by Rhiannon Frater

Fighting to Survive by Rhiannon Frater

Reviews 1

Date published: 8th November 2011 Publisher: Tor Books Format: Paperback, 386 pages Series: As the World Dies: A Zombie Trilogy, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780765331274 ISBN 10: 0765331276 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: library Picking up where The First Days ends, Fighting to Survive features the further zombie-killing, civilization-saving adventures of a pair…

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Aug 21
The First Days by Rhiannon Frater

The First Days by Rhiannon Frater

Reviews 1

Date published: 5th July 2011 Publisher: Tor Books Format: Paperback, 335 pages Series: As the World Dies: A Zombie Trilogy, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780765331267 ISBN 10: 0765331268 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: library The morning that the world ends, Katie is getting ready for court and housewife Jenni is taking care of…

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