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Half-Minute Horror; By Susan Rich; Various


genre } fiction | horror | short stories | children
rating } pg 13
date released } September 1st 2009
edition } HarperCollins, 129 pg
ISBN }

  0061833797

| 9780061833793
acquisition } bought
available @
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Half-Minute Horror
by Susan Rich (Editor), Neil Gaiman, Lesley Livingston, R.L. Stine, Margaret Atwood, Holly Black, James Patterson, Adele Griffin, etc

Half-Minute Horror Summary Via Goodreads
How scared can you get in only 30 seconds? Dare to find out with Half-Minute Horrors, a collection of deliciously terrifying short short tales and creepy illustrations by an exceptional selection of writers and illustrators, including bestselling talents Lemony Snicket, James Patterson, Neil Gaiman, R.L.Stine, Faye Kellerman, Holly Black, Melissa Marr, Margaret Atwood, Jon Scieszka, Brett Helquist, and many more. With royalties benefiting First Book, a not-for-profit organization that brings books to children in need, this is an anthology worth devouring. So grab a flashlight, set the timer, and get ready for instant chills!

My 2 Cents

The title isn’t kidding you. It is actually packed with half minute fictions for you to read and all of them are awesome-ly (Yes it’s that word again, don’t just just miss me?) dark. I love it. Every single page of it. The chicken one was my favorite, cause it’s just evil! *snickers* It comes with what's under your bed, what's hiding in the closet, to yes... chicken vs egg theory. It's quite cute and good for a quick read here and there.

I forgot who actually told me about this book in the middle of extremely busy, bookless weeks (not actually that bookless, since I actually have books coming my way keeping it’s schedule) but whoever it was, thank you! I honestly enjoy reading this one and I’m putting this up in one with the great books to read for reluctant readers, or if you were trying to get a reading fix in your hectic schedule.
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