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Very Superstitious by Georgia McBride
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it was amazing

A collection of spook-licious tales that will taunt, and in a few cases, tickle the fear bone in any reader.

Throughout each story, vivid word choices paint living pictures. Well-developed settings draw the reader even deeper into each small world, while diversity breaths life and uniqueness to each. Some characters speak volumes through quick-witted and sassy dialog, while others hold their secondary positions to enhance the tales.

At points, unexpected paranormal elements mix nicely with old England or a drab forest. Each text is paced nicely, filled with action, mystery, and a bit of BOO. There's even tantalizing serenity to some prose--a calm before a storm within an ominous journey.

Lessons of love that could never, should never be, and some passions are just stronger than curses bleed throughout. Character growth takes a ride, and sometimes in unexpected ways. Intrigue is found among the stories, which are fairly quick and easy reads. A few even play on old tales, but all pull in ancient superstitions we all know.

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Reading Progress

September 16, 2013 – Started Reading
September 16, 2013 – Shelved
September 16, 2013 –
page 10
September 17, 2013 –
22.0% "Vibrant writing and a variety of settings..."
September 19, 2013 –
51.0% "Intriguing characters; twists and turns on myths and such."
September 22, 2013 –
October 10, 2013 – Finished Reading

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