Date(s) read: January 2, 2013
Genre: YA Horror/Mystery
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Three-day weekend. Party at White Rock House on Henry Island.
You do NOT want to miss it.
It was supposed to be the weekend of their lives—an exclusive house party on Henry Island. Best friends Meg and Minnie each have their reasons for being there (which involve T.J., the school’s most eligible bachelor) and look forward to three glorious days of boys, booze and fun-filled luxury.
But what they expect is definitely not what they get, and what starts out as fun turns dark and twisted after the discovery of a DVD with a sinister message: Vengeance is mine.
Suddenly people are dying, and with a storm raging, the teens are cut off from the outside world. No electricity, no phones, no internet, and a ferry that isn’t scheduled to return for two days. As the deaths become more violent and the teens turn on each other, can Meg find the killer before more people die? Or is the killer closer to her than she could ever imagine?
In my years as a reader, and in my years as a book blogger, I have been on the hunt for a very scary book. In most cases, I’ll pick up a book I want to be completely wowed by and find myself shrugging my shoulders in indifference by the time I finish. I’m always very happy when I find a book that fits my criteria of a spooky read.
Ten was definitely one of those books. It’s not so much of a horror novel, but more of a whodunit, mystery book. I don’t read enough of these in the YA genre. Right away I was pulled into the story of Meg and Minnie who are heading off to a secluded island for a weekend of partying. I love secluded island books and knew that this was already heading in the right direction. Continue reading