What to Read: Bird Box

Looking for a creepy read this fall? Try:

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Bird Box by Josh Malerman


 

Summary

There’s something out there…and all it takes is a glance for it to kill you. Newly pregnant in a rapidly devolving world, Malorie seeks safety in a house with fellow survivors while, outside, people are going mad. Dying. Anyone brave enough to look outside could be infected by this unknown menace in an instant. But Malorie and her friends can’t stay inside forever.

Overall Impressions

Holy crap. Right up there with Pen Pal, this book had me racing between pages with anticipation. The dramatic irony is strong with this one, and it’s to die for (sorry…kind of). Suspenseful, dark, and utterly chilling, lovers of horror found in the unknown will love walking the psychological high-wire that is Bird Box. (Also, this author hails from Michigan, my home state!) It has a style that flows like contemporary and reads like old-school literature. I recommended this for adult readers.

Happy reading!

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2 responses to “What to Read: Bird Box

  1. Good to know you liked this, I work with Josh’s brother. 🙂

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    • That’s so cool! I’m not a huge horror reader, but I loved this one. It felt old school ghost-story as opposed to more demonic-oriented, which seems to be the trend in recent years (e.g. the show Supernatural). Very refreshing.

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