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Summary ê Halloween Carnival Volume 4 Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Brian James Freeman µ 2 Read & download Free download Halloween Carnival Volume 4 Ers to some spooky tricks with a hair raising assemblage of tales gathered together by Hydra Random House is ringing in the Halloween season this year with a series of five short story anthologies One ebook will be released each week in October with the last coming out on Halloween Oct 31stEach ebook contains five stories with a Halloween theme These are not jump scare spurting blood serial killer chasing people down the street sort of stories They are literary horrorthe type you read with your imagination turned up to 11 to feel the atmosphere hear the screamsVolume 4 featuresThe Manneuin Challenge Kealan Patrick Burke Theo decides to attend his office Halloween party despite his social awkwardness But unfortunately he finds out he really doesn t fit in This story is bizarre yet satisfying Haven t we all been in a social situation where we felt totally out of place and uncomfortable However Theo s way of dealing with his emotions is a bit strange Nice creepy opening for this anthologyAcross the Tracks Ray Garton Kenny and his friends know the rich side of town has the better Halloween candy but unfortunately it also has the school bully and his cronies The boys learn uickly that there are worse things than bullies An interesting story with a nice creepy Halloween atmosphere but for me the ending could have been a bit better It seemed too abruptThe Halloween Tree Bev Vincent It always beneficial to have good friends buddies who always have your back Even when it comes to seriously scary things This story has the Stranger ThingsGooniesET feel to it for me the group of kids who are friends through thick thin and deadly Great story My favorite in this anthologyPumpkin Eater CA Suleiman Peter loves Halloween and DIY projects just about as much as he hates his wife So why not combine all that together Halloween decorations definitely take on a sinister feel in this story This was was just ok for mea good story but probably my least favorite of the bunch When the Leaves Fall Paul Melniczek The boys were warned to stay away from Graver s Farm They should have listened Great story Nice creepy build upgreat ending As a teen I probably would have been tempted to go down that dirt road toojust to see if the stories were true Unwise I like the subtle atmosphere of literary horror For me it s frightening to let my imagination grab ahold of the story and pull me into itrather than having basic violence and in your face frightening acts be the only scary features I like horror to sneak up on me slowlylike the frog sitting in a pot of water not knowing the heat is turning up on the stove burner below it These are well written creepy stories that are bound to get readers in the mood for Halloween And I definitely like the idea of a new volume releasing each week during the month of October Halloween Carnival Volume 4 will be available October 24th 2017 I voluntarily read an advanced readers copy of this book from Hydra Random House via NetGalley Opinions expressed are entirely my own

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Summary ê Halloween Carnival Volume 4 Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Brian James Freeman µ 2 Read & download Free download Halloween Carnival Volume 4 Author editor and master of the macabre Brian James Freeman THE MANNEUIN CHALLENGE by Volume 4 of the Halloween Carnival series edited by Brian Freeman follows the same basic pattern as previous entries five authors five stories all revolving around the Halloween holiday Presented here are the followingTHE MANNEUIN CHALLENGE by Kealan Patrick BurkeI can relate to Theo Burke s central character and the office outcast attending his job s Halloween party when he d rather be at home I m not sure I d behave the same way though if confronted by a roomful of frozen manneuin like party goers The story itself is strange with no explanations as to why and how but it s a fun little distraction It s WTF uotient is very high and as with with every one of his works I ve read Burke proves to be a hell of writer even if this particular story wasn t one of my favorites35 starsACROSS THE TRACKS by Ray GartonRay Garton s an author I ve been wanting to try and this story was a solid intro to his writing A group of bullied kids in search of candy stumble upon a very strange Halloween party The depiction of bullying and cruelty among children struck a particular chord with me I had to deal with my share of bullies in school and I found the ordeals this particular pack of teens face to ring true While I never had to deal with torments like the ones depicted here I found the kids and their situation very familiar and relatable This one hit all the right notes for me and I ll be reading of Garton s work for sure45 starsTHE HALLOWEEN TREE by Bev VincentI couldn t get into The Halloween Tree unfortunately It was a little too one note and not very exciting or scary It s another story following some kids trick or treating and facing their fears but it pales in comparison to Garton s story and there s just not much happening with either the plot or the characters25 starsPUMPKIN EATER by C A SuleimanWhat do you when you love Halloween but your partner does not This story of spousal dissatisfaction was enjoyable but there s not any real surprises packed into its short page count It s entirely predictable but Suleiman s characters sure made it all pretty darn entertaining35 starsWHEN THE LEAVES FALL by Paul MelniczekHaverville is a strange town but everyone knows not to trespass on farmer Graver s land Leave it to two kids to defy that small nugget of common knowledge on Halloween though What they discover will change their lives forever WHEN THE LEAVES FALL was a pretty dry note to end this anthology on and slightly than half of this book s page count are dedicated to this particular story It s slow and plodding and asks way uestions than it can or is even willing to answer but the biggest problem is how dull it all is Even for a longer short story I still found it a slog to get through25 starsHaving read now four of the five Halloween Carnival books back to back I feel like I m getting burned out on anthologies and this series in particular But there s only one entry to go and I m determined to finish these So onto Volume 5Note I received an advanced copy of this title from the publisher via NetGalley

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Summary ê Halloween Carnival Volume 4 Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Brian James Freeman µ 2 Read & download Free download Halloween Carnival Volume 4 Kealan Patrick Burke Ray Garton Bev Vincent C A Suleiman and Paul Melniczek treat read Yes I know Halloween is over but when you re into horror every day can be Halloween I did begin this volume in early October but because I didn t love any of the stories it s been a bit of a slog to finish itManneuin Challenge by Kealan Patrick Burke Theo is mentally preparing himself to attend the office Halloween party As an introvert I can definitely relate to his reticence especially considering he s an outsider and there s going to be a manneuin challenge I was surprised by Theo s response to the manneuin challenge we certainly differ in that respect I wish there had been an explanation however brief of how the manneuin challenge worked the way it did Death stood by the photocopy machine a drink raised to its bony mouth Across the Tracks by Ray Garton Kenny Sam and JayJay are from the wrong side of the tracks The good candy can be found across the tracks in the affluent part of town so that s where they are trick or treating Unfortunately a bully and his minions are also there but encountering them isn t the weirdest thing to happen that night The descriptions of the bullying were uite graphic and the story ended abruptly Although I don t mind some ambiguity the main event takes place off page and that s the part I wanted to be able to see I didn t get any of the answers I was seeking Since they had first encountered him in grammar school Ed Mortimer had been a permanent part of their lives a human animatronic Halloween yard decoration that could jump out of the dark at them at any time all year long The Halloween Tree by Bev Vincent Luke and his friends are going trick or treating tonight and for Luke this means he ll need to face one of the scariest things in his life the tree on the corner Luke is convinced this particular tree is alive and scheming against him Unfortunately I didn t find this story scary at all In that moment it looked like a giant ogre with arms upraised and outstretched ready to wrap them up in a crushing embrace impaling their bodies with spiny talons six feet long Pumpkin Eater by CA Suleiman Peter loves Halloween but his wife Marlene doesn t He chooses this night to fix his marital problems once and for all This was a predictable story She had no idea that he knew No idea the price she would have to pay When the Leaves Fall by Paul Melniczek In Haverville there s one farm that no one ever talks about Signs surrounding the farm warn trespassers to stay away One Halloween night Chris and his best friend Kyle decide to find out what s really going on at Graver s Farm Neither will ever be the same This was the longest story in this collection With the amount of build up I expected answers than I found Nightfall was coming swiftly carrying the seeds of slumberAnd also the batwings of nightmare I ve now read four of the five volumes in this series and this is my least favourite so far I m disappointed that I don t have a favourite story in this volume I m also not keen to reread any of them Content warnings include view spoilerassault bullying mention of suicide sexual assault and slavery hide spoiler The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) every day can be Halloween I did begin this volume in Tom of Finland: The Complete Kake Comics early October but because I didn t love any of the stories it s been a bit of a slog to finish itManneuin Challenge by Kealan Patrick Burke Theo is mentally preparing himself to attend the office Halloween party As an introvert I can definitely relate to his reticence Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers especially considering he s an outsider and there s going to be a manneuin challenge I was surprised by Theo s response to the manneuin challenge we certainly differ in that respect I wish there had been an Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper explanation however brief of how the manneuin challenge worked the way it did Death stood by the photocopy machine a drink raised to its bony mouth Across the Tracks by Ray Garton Kenny Sam and JayJay are from the wrong side of the tracks The good candy can be found across the tracks in the affluent part of town so that s where they are trick or treating Unfortunately a bully and his minions are also there but A Quilt Block Every Day 2016 Wall Calendar: with 366 Blocks ended abruptly Although I don t mind some ambiguity the main L'apprenti tapissier event takes place off page and that s the part I wanted to be able to see I didn t get any of the answers I was seeking Since they had first SPIDER-MAN PAR J. 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