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Dory wakes up in the padded room of a psychiatric hospital with no recollection of how she wound up there. She soon finds out she’s been Blued-Papered—involuntarily committed. When she is sent to the wrong counseling group, she discovers a whole new world of drug addicts she’d never known existed. When she learns that those grotesque scars they all have are from cutting ...more
Paperback, 108 pages
Published September 1st 2019 by Eraserhead Press
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Emily
Sep 09, 2019 rated it it was ok
"Every one of them is scarred."

2.5

As soon as I read the synopsis for The Bone Cutters, I had to snag a copy. This book has a unique premise, and I was very interested in seeing what happened. The synopsis sounds like a speculative fiction version of Unsane, which is awesome.

I'm not sure how to explain my feelings on this book. It starts off well, and then is not focused on the bone cutters as much as I expected. They aren't even in the book as much as other characters, which was odd to me.

The
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Leo Robertson
Sep 23, 2019 rated it liked it
Wild, enticing concept--wasn't as central to the book as I'd have hoped.

Promising debut though :)
Kim Napolitano
Sep 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Strange and terrifying, Dory has been sent to a mental hospital that harbors horrible things. I think the insight to her horror and treatment in this facility by far makes your insides cry. A bone sniffing cutting cult starts a chain reaction that is sends the hospital into crisis mode. Dory finds some salvation and sanity but not without a dash of supernatural. At 103 pages, to much review is a spoiler. Read the story description, tells it all! How this book ends, well that’s the best or worst ...more
Shawna Borman
Aug 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
I received an Advance Reader Copy (ARC) of my friend and fellow Stonecoast alum Renee S. DeCamillis’s new book. It’s called The Bone Cutters and it’s due out on September 1st from Eraserhead Press. I must thank Renee and the press for the opportunity to read this in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. Anyway, I stepped slightly outside of my comfort zone with this one since I haven’t read much bizarro horror. I’m more into traditional horror, but I do love me some psychological horror, ...more
MJ miranda_c_rites
Aug 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Dory finds herself in her closet with a bed, a mental institution, under the care of a redheaded nurse with a nametag reading Nurse Hatchet.
Dory doesn’t understand why she has been committed to this odd place. The staff seems shady. She’s being overly medicated for a condition she doesn’t believe she has, but she’s crazy or she wouldn’t be here, right?
She is thrown into group therapy where she quickly realizes she doesn’t belong. This group is full of addicts. She can see their scars, but she
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Joe Young
Sep 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Renee S. DeCamillis gives us a story pared to the bone.

Coming in at a shade under 24,500 words this is a quick read, made significantly quicker by the simplicity of language and rapid pace.

The somewhat unfortunate revelatory back cover blurb gives away far too much of what makes the story interesting— and it IS genuinely interesting. Although there is a strong hint in the title it doesn’t give the reason why the bone cutters are indeed bone cutters or whether it applies to people, creatures or
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Renee S. DeCamillis is a dark fiction writer & editor, an Editorial Intern for Crystal Lake Publishing, a lyricist and poet, a hard rock/blues rhythm guitarist and singer, and a member of the Horror Writers Association and the New England Horror Writers and Horror Writers of Maine. Her debut book, "The Bone Cutters", came out on September 1, 2019 through Eraserhead Press. Renee’s short ...more