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The Devouring

Holt, Simon (Book - 2008 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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The existence of Vours, supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on the eve of the winter solstice, becomes a terrifying reality for fifteen-year-old Reggie when she begins to suspect that her timid younger brother might be one of their victims.
Authors: Holt, Simon
Title: The Devouring
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 231 p. ; 22 cm.
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Summary: The existence of Vours, supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on the eve of the winter solstice, becomes a terrifying reality for fifteen-year-old Reggie when she begins to suspect that her timid younger brother might be one of their victims.
Local Note: 1 6
ISBN: 0316035734
9780316035736
Statement of Responsibility: by Simon Holt
Subject Headings: Horror stories. Supernatural Fiction. Brothers and sisters Fiction. Fear Fiction.
Topical Term: Horror stories.
Supernatural
Brothers and sisters
Fear
LCCN: 2008009258
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Jun 30, 2014
  • Kristen Merke rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This book has its moments, and definitely hits the horror note. However there are times when it's a complete mess. If you ignore those moments, it's a good read. Reggie is a great character, and so is Aaron, you really get to know them through the course of this adventure.

Feb 16, 2013
  • BlackHearts rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Awesome book. I loved how creepy it was! I had to promise myself not to read it at night.

i liked this book. not like i was expecting but entertaining

Apr 04, 2011
  • Purple_Turtle1011 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

could not stop reading it O_o

Mar 27, 2011
  • cindy33 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

omg. henry is soo brave. REGGIE TOO! the dad is being a douche. OMG. I HATE THE ENDING. REGGIE IS SUPPOSE TO END UP WITH AARON. BUT NOOOOOO... THE AUTHOR MADE HER END UP WITH THE JOCK QUIN . ): but throughout the whole book, its soo friggen good.

Feb 05, 2011
  • vipleanne rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this book. At the top of my "favorite books" list.

Feb 04, 2011
  • Felicia360 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Great Book! it made me scared for a few days and when December 21 came i was kinda scared. (i think that is the day cause i read this book last year) :)

Aug 10, 2010
  • Pinkfire103 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This novel I finished in one day, considering that it was great and a unique novel that you won't find another one similar to it. It was different than all the other horror novels I read (the vampire ones, books by R.L. Stine and Christopher Pike), and it kept me caring about the character's fate and hoping the story plays out well. The interesting name of the main character was also unique (Reggie, short for Regina). The fact that there was death and blood and gore kept me reading as well, and the threatening of the Vours and all the things Reggie had to go through to figure out how to stop them. I could also sort of relate to Reggie, protecting her brother and being a horror junkie and into books. It's defenetly worth a read and to read the sequel as well.

Jul 18, 2010
  • Baka rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

For all the people who like scary books, you must read this. The things that are lovable about this book are the characters and the fact that it is quite gory. Must love gory. (-_-)

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Jun 30, 2014
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