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On Halloween, a strange carnival comes to town. The gates open at sunset, and the attractions are all one of a kind: faery magic under the big top, masked demons on the midway, carnies greeting crowds with sharp-toothed smiles. Those who go and come back have tales to tell that linger with them long after the carnival is gone. Those who go and never come back... well. ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 31st 2013 by Mad Doctors of Literature (first published October 30th 2013)
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J.M. Guillen
Nov 04, 2013 J.M. Guillen rated it it was amazing
Offended. Angry. A little scared.

It seems that someone dared to put together a collection of tales about an evil, one-night-only, Halloween carnival and no one invited me?! A festival of debauchery and evil, and what, I'm sidelined? A has-been? Did they not have my resume?

Someone needs transmogrified.

How dare they create tantalizing scenes that only scratch at the surface of a series of deeper tales? That's MY GIG. This brilliantly dark, devious, collaborative effort, which links scenes and char
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Caleb Boyette
Nov 08, 2013 Caleb Boyette rated it it was amazing
I tried, really I did. But putting this book away once I opened it turned out to be near impossible.

I started it not knowing what to expect; that excites me about books, getting my own ideas about them, then figuring out that what I thought was wrong as I read. For example, I had no idea that the stories inside were the point of view of the carnival staff, I was expecting the personal accounts of visitors to the Midnight Carnival.

But that would have been fairly cliche, so when I was proven wrong
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Die Booth
Being a big fan of L.C. Hu's work, I was very excited to read 'The Midnight Carnival: One Night Only'. When my copy arrived, the first thing I was struck by was it's appearance - not just the lovely cover, with its art nouveau smoke wreaths and how-did-I-miss-that-it's-huge lurking shadow monster, but just how lovely the book feels: it's a pocket-book size perfect for gifting (in fact I've since bought several copies as Christmas gifts!) It just looks nice, in a really satisfying way, and it's ...more
Barbara Andrews
Received this book free from Goodreads First Read. Interesting short stories on Halloween at a carnival.
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