Rules For Vanishing
Once a year, the path appears in the forest and Lucy Gallows beckons. Who is brave enough to find her--and who won't make it out of the woods?
It's been exactly one year since Sara's sister, Be ...more
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Sara's sister Becca has gone missing a year before this story takes place and while most people think she ran away with her boyfriend, Sara knows the truth. She found the road and answered the call of Lucy Gallows, the spirit that called to her in her dreams. The whole town knows the legend of Lucy Gallows so when the text ...more
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As soon as I saw that Rules For Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall was written in the faux-documentary style of The Blair Witch Project I requested it without a second thought, and thank god I did, because it is without a doubt one of the best books that I've read so far this summer!
Once a year, a mysterious path appears in the forest and Lucy Gallows beckons. Who is brave enough to try to find her, and who won't make ...more
The powerful narrator kept me going. I adored how the narrator tells this story. I adored the writing style, and the unique story telling which used interviews to deliver the story. The setting is amazing. They were to many characters that I felt a bit difficult to k ...more
If you are looking for a YA mystery/horror read, this book is the one.
The synopsis does not do justice of how amazing this book is!
I thought I won't be creep out but I actually was creep out with the book.
I literally flew through the book.
It is a balance between a narration of the past and the present.
I think that what keep the mystery very exciting.
I had so much theories in my head and I just needed to know what wa ...more
This young adult horror novel was a quick and easy read. Written as a collection of documents, this book successfully created the experience of reading a found footage movie. Between the regular chapters, the author included transcripts of messages as well as descriptions of videos and pictures retrieved from the teenagers’ phones. Unlike other multimedia books, this one did not feel gimmicky or over the top.
This book definitely felt targeted to a young audience. As someone who predomin ...more
This book got a unique plot and setting. Spooky and very disturbing scenarios. It literally kept me up at some nights because every chapter will definitely get you hooked. Sara is a great narrator. Her love for her sister is very admirable.
The only downfall of this book is the constant popping of characters in the story. It was really confusing. Although there is a footnotes to keep you on tr ...more
Rules for Vanishing was such a terrifying read, I can’t tell you how many times I had goosebumps. If you are into ghosts, mystery, horror, and spooky vibes, then this is the book I choose for you! This book was told in multiple views, kind of like the Blair Witch Trials. I honestly can’t even collect my thoughts to write a proper review. This was an incredible read, it takes a lot of horror and a high level of creepiness to make me say ...more
Throughout my entire experience of reading Rules Of Vanishing, I was constantly intrigued and looking forward to finding out what might happen next which made the result that I couldn't simply put this book down. Its so full of twists and turns lurking arou ...more
If you pick up one YA horror novel this year, make it this one. You won’t be able to put it down.
It’s frightening and will make you sleep with the lights on for quite awhile. You won’t be disappointed! You will have definite trust issues.
Despite the so so rating, this is one of the best horror stories I’ve ever read. I devoured this book entirely like the creepy monster things in it. It was creepy, spooky, and well written to give thrills, chills, and ews - ...more
Sara’s sister Becca is obsessed with Lucy Gallows, an urban legend about a young girl who disappeared on a mysterious road, never to be seen again.
Thus, when Becca goes missing, Sara knows instinctively that Becca has gone in search of Lucy.
Exactly one year after Becca’s disappearance, every student in Sara’s school receives an anonymous text message challenging them to seek out Lucy and the vanishing road that she haunts. So, Sara and a group of sceptical friends set ou ...more
A school wide text has been sent out and thus begins our protagonist’s journey in findi ...more
"Rules for vanishing" achieved what any good novel, especially horror should strive out to do - it ...more
Urban legend has it that a road can be found in the woods and it calls to some people. ...more
We have a ghost story. There is this road that only shows up for a short time and only to certain people ...more
This book has description set up to have the characters going through this whole mission to find her sister. NOW THAT’S WHAT IT IS ABOUT BUT THERE IS SO MUCH MORE. The book goes into this whole horror element that you would only get in horror movies.
There is a series of characters that we begin with but there is really only a few main character. Sara is our main, main character who is trying to find ...more
I had the privilege of reading an arc of this story and I am not in the least bit disappointed in any way shape or form. This story included so many things I love: unconventional story telling method (ie through evidence, testimonies, i ...more
The characters were unique to this story, however, and there were parts of the plot that the reader really enjoyed. Sara is looking for her sister, Becca, who has been missing for a year. They have a group of friends that w ...more
I would a hundred percent recommend this to any and everyone age wise from teens to an adult (looking for a lig ...more
Rules for Vanishing is, hands down, my favorite book this year. There I said it. This story was just so darn spooktacularly fantastic!
Once a year a mysteriously creepy road appears in the forests of Briar Glen, MA and the ghost of Lucy Gallows beckons. Last year Sara’s sister Becca decided to follow the road and find Lucy and she’s been gone ever since.
After a mysterious text message goes out to the high schoolers of Briar Glen, Sara and her ragtag team of friends decide to find the road and ...more
This book was so haunting, creepy and beautifully written. I need some time to collect my thoughts of this strange and terrifying ghostly adventure.
Thank you to Pansing for sending me a finished copy of Rules For Vanishing in exchange for an honest review!