Monsters by Emerald Fennell

Sometimes murder is child’s play…. I read this in one sitting last night and my skin is still crawling – my mind feels slightly disconnected, altered somehow. Don’t let the Blyton-esque cover fool you. This is a dark, deeply disturbing portrait of childhood gone wrong, in the vein of The Wasp Factory and We NeedContinue reading “Monsters by Emerald Fennell”

The Seeing by Diana Hendry

Lizzie makes friends with wild Natalie, when she saves Natalie’s weird little brother, Philip, from drowning. Before long the three children are inseparable, and sensible Lizzie is captivated by Natalie’s anarchic nature and the spooky game she plays – hunting down evil in the form of “Left-Over Nazis” through Philip’s psychic revelations. They spend theirContinue reading “The Seeing by Diana Hendry”